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COMP 4679 - Business Intelligence with SSRS, SQL Server Reporting Services

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

​Following on from COMP 1630 and COMP 3838, this course is for students who already understand relational database design, data modelling, SQL programming and data warehouse foundations for business intelligence. Participants are provided with an in-depth understanding of authoring, managing and delivering traditional and interactive reports using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services (SSRS). Topics include: How to Install, configure and manage SSRS, author reports using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT), and apply multiple levels of report security. Students receive an overview of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis and Integration Services, which provides additional business intelligence architecture concepts and some preparation towards the Microsoft certification exams. Successful participants will learn to extract the data from its multiple collections of applications and data sources, how to deliver and manage reports, to integrate SSRS reports and apply best practices for reports authoring, deployment and management. Please note: COMP 4679 will be offered in the Spring (April) and Fall (September) terms.


COMP 1630 and COMP 3838





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 59132

Wed Apr 14 - Wed Jun 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jun 30 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Apr 14 - Jun 30 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Marin Kostadinovic

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 48 hours - 36 hours synchronous remote classes and 12 hours asynchronous remote activities/labs. Please sign in to the Learning Hub ( on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Learn the architecture of SSRS.
  • Understand how to incorporate BI through SSRS.
  • Install and configure SSRS.
  • Connect to various data sources.
  • Design reports using BIDS.
  • Customize reports, enabling Write-back and Drill-through.
  • Render reports in multiple formats.
  • Apply multiple levels of security.
  • Manage reports using Report manager.
  • Deploy and publish reports.
  • Automate the creation and delivery of reports.
  • Utilize the report builder for user ad hoc reporting.

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

COMP 4679 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Data Analytics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Applied Database Administration and Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

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