BusinessObjects 4.3 Training Opportunities


Do you have questions about the upcoming changes to BusinessObjects? Save time for one of our live webinars to hear about the upgrade impacts and to get a preview of the upgraded system, including demonstrations with the system’s new look and feel along with some new features. The demonstrations will focus on demonstrating the new UI, running reports, creating reports and exporting data.

Opportunities will be available during the webinar to ask questions.

Webinars will be held on the following dates. Registration for the day you wish to attend is available through Sessions @ Michigan.

  • Thursday, August 4, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, September 15, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, October 5, 11 a.m. to noon

Pre-Launch and Post-Launch Support Hours

Join the ITS service support team to ask any questions you may have about the changes or get extra support. You will be entered into a waiting room so questions can be answered on a one-on-one basis. Please use the sign-up sheet for a time slot or just drop-in:

Pre-Launch Hours

Post-Launch Hours

  • Monday, October 18, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Zoom link)
  • Thursday, October 20, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Zoom link)

Documentation Resources

Testing Environment

Log into the BusinessObjects 4.3 sandbox testing environment at

Note: U-M VPN is required to connect to the sandbox Launch Pad.

Your UM-maintained and Unit-maintained reports were last copied to the sandbox environment in February 2021. If you have newer reports in any of these folders/your Personal Folder reports that you would like copied to Sandbox, please send the report location and name to