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EBI System

Required Training for EBI Access

This introduction course covers navigation and dashboard basics in the Emory Business Intelligence (EBI) tool. This is the only required course in order to gain access to EBI.

The course is online and housed in Brainier, so you may take it at your convenience. Please allow 45 minutes to complete the course and the assessment. Your grade will be recorded automatically in Brainier.

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  1. Log into Brainier
  2. Enter EBI in the search bar 
  3. Select the following course, EBI: Introduction to Emory Business Intelligence (ELMS Course Code/Legacy Course Number 260744)
  4. Start course

Important: There is a 10-question assessment at the end of the course. You must pass the course with a score of 80 percent or higher.

After you have successfully completed the course, you MUST submit an Online Access Request form in Compass. Refer to the How Do I Submit a Request for EBI Access? job aid for detailed instructions.

If you experience issues enrolling in or completing the course in Brainier, please submit a ticket to the Finance Support Center and choose Emory Business Intelligence (EBI)/Reporting as your category.

Contact the Enterprise Data Analytics & Strategic Support team via the Finance Support Center and choose Emory Business Intelligence/Reporting for your ticket Category.

After succesfully completing the Introduction to Emory Business Intelligence course in Brainier (ELMS Course Code/Legacy Course Number:260744) and submitting an Online Access Request form in Compass, your access to the FMS dashboards will be granted.

Labor Security Data

Access to labor data is managed by the Cost Studies group. Access can be granted at an operating unit, department, or project level. To request access or change your existing access, please sign in to Compass and go to EMPLOYEE SELF-SERVICE > ONLINE ACCESS REQUEST and choose the Labor Access Request Form. This will route your request through the correct approvals and then to the Cost Studies group to set up.

Labor Security Access is not granted by EBI. See the How do I Submit a Request for Labor Data Access? job aid for additional information. Once labor data access has been approved, it will apply the following day. For further assistance, please visit the labor website

Dashboards that may require labor security include, but are not limited to: Labor Transaction Detail Report, Earnings Distribution and Projection, etc. 

For access to the Student Data Warehouse, please send an email to OIT-DWBI-TEAM@LISTSERV.CC.EMORY.EDU

If access to FERPA protected data is needed or if you are seeking more information on FERPA data please visit the follow website  

For access to the Human Resources Data Warehouse, please send an email to