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How to Learn SAP WebI for Free

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SAP Web Intelligence (WebI) is a reporting tool for business intelligence, it’s part of SAP BusinessObjects suite, it allows the user to create simple as well as complex reports from data in the database.

Learning SAP WebI is useful for anyone working in a company implementing SAP as their ERP system, or a growing company that’s going to implement SAP in the future, before starting it’s worth noting that all of the resources stated in this post assumes that you’ve basic understanding of SAP.

The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to learn SAP WebI, the sources stated here are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

If you just want the bottom line (the roadmap to learn SAP WebI) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Getting Started with SAP WebI from Scratch

SAP Blog

SAP Blog is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 10 sections, each section is divided into video lessons that cover every aspect of SAP WebI.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the video blue link of the lesson covering a topic you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to YouTube where the video resides inside SAP YouTube channel.

2 - SAP WebI Free Training on SAP Blog

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well structured and organized for beginners.

Cons

  1. There’s hardly anything to be noted here.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through video tutorials.

Tutorials Point

Tutorials Point is the Second free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is 26 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain aspect of SAP WebI.

Interface: The interface is very intuitive, just select the lesson that covers the topic you’re interested in from the side menu and you’ll be directed to the page where the video resides.

1 - SAP WebI Free Training on Tutorials Point

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for complete beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover as many topics as the above SAP’s Blog.

Verdict: This is an excellent free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through video tutorials.

University of Edinburgh Course

The university of Edinburgh course is the third free outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through a text-based tutorial, you don’t have to a university remember to have access to the course.

Structure: The training is divided into 7 lessons, each lesson covers certain aspects of SAP WebI.

Interface: The interface is simple, just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the page where the lesson resides, you can navigate the lesson using the navigation button on the lesson’s page.

3 - SAP WebI Free Training on University of Edinburgh

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for complete beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software.

Verdict: This is a very good free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through a text-based tutorial.

Teach Me Hana

Teach me Hana is the fourth free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through a text-based tutorial, as with the above outlets, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training has a “learn by doing” style where you shall know the basics of SAP WebI through creating an operational report.

Interface: The interface is simple, just navigate the training using the on page navigation buttons.

4 - SAP WebI Free Training on Teach me Hana

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training covers the very basics beginners should be familiarized with in order to start using SAP WebI.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software.

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning SAP WebI through a text tutorial.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning to use SAP WebI:

  1. SAP Blog is the best outlet for beginners to start learning SAP WebI through a text-based tutorial.
  2. The University of Edinburgh course is the best outlet for beginners to start learning SAP WebI through video tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning to use SAP WebI.  

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