UM Analytics: Creating Basic Analyses and Dashboards


[3-4 hours, self-paced online] This course will focus on analyzing data from University sources (such as the University data warehouse) using UM Analytics.

UM Analytics is the University of Minnesota Oracle Business Intelligence tool. It an enterprise tool for using, creating, and sharing interactive analyses, dashboards, and visualizations using data in the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).

By completing this course, you can request Author access to any of the UM Analytics subject areas, provided you have met the prerequisites.

Learn more about becoming a UM Analytics dashboard author through OIT.


  • creating, formatting, and manipulating different types of analyses (tables, pivot tables, graphs, etc.)
  • customizing analyses using filters, prompts, conditional formats, and calculations
  • creating basic dashboards

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for University of Minnesota employees who need to work with enterprise data.