Cognos Training


Cognos is one of the popular business intelligence software suites and it is provided by IBM since 2008 when IBM bought the company named Cognos which was developing the software suite.It is popular as said before and the demand is only going to increase. To make use of this opportunity, you have to learn Cognos as quickly and thoroughly as possible and also clearly. For that to happen, you have to join the best Cognos training institute in Chennai which is none other than our Upshot Technologies.Ourtraining is the best because we are driven by the passion for teaching and determination to help as many students as possible.

About Cognos:

Cognos was the name of the company which originally developed the Business Intelligence suite “Cognos”.

The company was founded in 1969 by Alan Rushforth and Peter Glenister but it was bought by IBM in 2008 and since then IBM is developing and providing the suite Cognos.

It is officially called as “Cognos Business Intelligence and Financial Performance Management” or Cognos BI and FPM because it provides both the business intelligence services and performance management services.

It includes a dozen of separate software applications such as Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Report Studio and Cognos Connection to handle various functions.

It enables the non-technical persons to extract data, analyse them and prepare reports about business intelligence or performance. Cognos is one of the leaders in the Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for strategic corporate performance management (source here).

Upshot technologies is one of the finest training institutes in Chennai and we are providing the best Cognos training in Chennai successfully. We are always achieving the best results possible which is 100% placement in all our batches because we know what the industry expects.Our training has so much demand that we are conducting more than 2 batches per day throughout the year in addition to the weekend batches. We also have the best facilities to train our students which include a state-of-the-art computer lab, a visionary syllabus, skilled trainers, and a successful placement program. Some of the unique qualities of our training are given below:


We prepare the syllabus according to the current requirements and the future expectations of the industry.

Our syllabus is extensive because it prepares the students not just for a job but for a great career in Cognos domain.

It covers the concepts and techniques used in Cognos and also an overview of the daily activities of aCognos professional.

It is updated after the release of every new version of Cognos to include the latest developments.


Our trainers are experienced and skilled Cognos professionals who are also interested in teaching Cognos.

They have a passion for Cognos which is very important to train the students because only passionate trainers can teach with dedication and interest.

They also have many soft skills that are required to teach and train the students better.

With their experience and passion, they are the best candidates to guide our students.


We have a state-of-the-art computer lab which has the latest hardware and software and access to all the components of Cognos.

We have prepared the lab to imitate the work environment as much as possible to train the students to work from the get-go.

We also video-conferencing enabled halls to provide online guest lectures by world’s leading experts on Cognos.        We also offer a high-speed Wi-Fi connection to help our students learn from the internet


 Our placement training is one of the most successful placement programs worldwide because it always achieves the 100% placement record.

Two main reasons for that, A) we arrange countless drives and interviews till the last one of our students is placed and B) we prepare the students not just for a good job but for a bright career.

Also, our placement training helps which includes free preparation materials, old questions, mock tests and interviews, and training sessions on soft skills.

Other non-technical but nonethelessunique features of our training includedifferent batch timings to accommodate students with different time availabilities, lowest fees structure affordable to the students from all classes of the students, simple, precise, and error-free study materials at no additional cost, and access to our online resources containing information about Cognos and its products. We will also arrange one-to-one training and corporate training if the students request.


IBM Corporation is offering 14 different certifications right now related to Cognos but 9 of them are due to be withdrawn in the upcoming months. Therefore, 5 different certifications are available for Cognos and the names of those certifications are given below:

  1. IBM Certified Designer – IBM Cognos Analytics Author V11
  2. IBM Certified Administrator – IBM Cognos Analytics Administrator V11
  3. IBM Certified Designer – Cognos 10 BI Multidimensional Reports
  4. IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 Controller
  5. IBM Certified Specialist – Cognos ICM Essentials

The syllabus and the study materials of our training include all the information required to get all the above certifications all by yourself. However, when you are studying at the bestCognostraining institute in Chennai, you don’t need certifications to validate your skills or get a job in the Cognos domain. You can do something more valuable than a certification and prove your skills to the recruiters which is your own projects in Cognos. These projects will provide the experience the recruiters are looking for and validate your skills. Therefore, we made it mandatory for all the students to perform at least one project on Cognos to complete the training. Also, our placement team will help you get a job without any certification required. All you had to do is to complete our training successfully and follow the instructions from the placement team. This is one of the benefits of studying at the best Cognos training in Chennai.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing ourCognos training in Chennai, our students will be eligible to apply for numerous job opportunities from anywhere in the world. Some of the job positions to which they can apply are listed below:

  • Cognos Developer
  • Cognos Administrator
  • Cognos Enterprise Planning
  • Business Intelligence Developer

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