Enable Technology

MIDLANDS TRAINING COURSES 

TRAINING COURSES MIDLANDS




About Enable Technology Midlands Training Courses

We are company which specialises in short, two and three day intensive technology training courses. The training will be delivered by a Microsoft professional with development experience. All candidates receive comprehensive training materials and practice files which are theirs to refer to after the course. It is our policy to support delegates apply their new skill after the course. All candidate will be able to contact the course Tutor for as long as they feel they need help.

Courses are instructor led and groups sizes small. While social distancing is in place we are only delivering courses via virtual classrooms. Training participants can log onto scheduled classes, watch the tutor talk through and demonstrate each topic, ask questions and share their screen with the tutor if they need assistance. We offer the option of working with you to develop a bespoke programme which precisely matches your organisations training requirements.

The Enable Technology team have had two decades of experience delivering technical training mainly in the Midlands region. Our clients include: Nuclear Engineering Services, Nationwide Building Society Limited, Boots UK Limited, Loughborough University, Capita Group PLC, Dollond & Aitchison Limited, Barclays Bank PLC and Total Telecommunications Limited.




Crystal Reports 2008

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A  two day training course will prepare participants to build and distribute complex reports which include sorting, grouping, linking, formula creation and parameters using Crystal Reports 2008. No prior Crystal Reports experience is assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using the Formula Workshop and Editor 
    Using a Variable in a Formula
    Exporting to Windows Applications 
    Creating a Summary Report 
    Reordering Groups 
    Creating String Formulas 
    Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report 
    Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert
    Viewing and Editing the Select Formula 
    Exploring the Toolbars 
    Importing a Pick List
    Conditional Running Totals 
    Formatting Objects 
    Sorting Records within a Group 
    Parameters
    Understanding How Crystal Reports 
    Formatting Features 
    Refreshing the Data 
    Applying Chart Templates 
    Changing the Summary Operation

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Crystal Reports 2011

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day comprehensive training course will prepare participants to build and distribute complex reports which include sorting,grouping, linking, formula creation and parameters using the Crystal Reports 2011 release.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating On-Demand Subreports
    Previewing the Report 
    The Main Components of the Design 
    Formatting Features 
    Creating Multiple Groups in a Report 
    Create a Report Using the Standard Report Creation Wizard 
    Changing the Summary Operation
    Importing a Pick List
    Assigning a Value to a Variable
    Specifying and Limiting a Range for a Parameter
    Getting Help 
    Inserting Graphics 
    Creating a Dynamic Value List for Parameter Values
    What are Report Alerts
    Using the Running Totals Feature
    Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas 
    Working with Text Objects 
    Using a Parameter to Select Records
    Conditionally Formatting Multiple Sections
    Understanding the Formula Evaluation 
    Grouping on a Formula Field

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Crystal Reports 2013

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day comprehensive training course will prepare participants to build and distribute complex reports which include sorting, grouping, linking, formula creation and parameters using the Crystal Reports 2013. No prior knowledge of Crystal Reports is required.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Placing Fields on the Report
    Importing a Pick List
    Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas
    The Summaries Dialog Box
    Inserting Special Fields Selecting Specific Records from the Database
    Specifying and Limiting a Range for a Parameter
    Creating Custom Groups
    Filter Types of the Select Expert
    Sorting Records within a Group
    Creating Report Alerts
    Understanding How Cross-Tabs Affect Your Data
    Basing Report Formulas or Conditional Formatting on Report Alerts
    Applying a Formatting Style to the Cross-Tab
    Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    Declaring a Variable
    Exporting to Windows Applications
    Using the Preview Panel
    Variable Scope
    Formatting Sections Conditionally
    Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax

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Crystal Reports 2016

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day comprehensive training course will prepare participants to build and distribute complex reports which include sorting, grouping, linking, formula creation and parameters using Crystal Reports 2016. No prior knowledge of Crystal Reports is required.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Applying a Formatting Style to the Cross-Tab
    Sorting Records within a Group
    Inserting Graphics
    The Data Dialog Box
    The Fields Dialog Box
    Using the Formula Workshop
    Using a Parameter Field
    Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax
    Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields
    Formatting Part or All of an Object
    Getting Help Formatting Features
    The Main Components of the Design  Window
    Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert Combining Multiple Tables
    Customizing the Cross-Tab Format
    Displaying Parameter Fields
    Creating Text Objects
    Using the Formula Editor
    Using the Chart Options
    Creating Custom Groups
    Starting a New Report
    Customize Group Name Field

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Crystal Reports XI

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day comprehensive Crystal Reports XI trainingcourse will prepare participants to build and distribute complex reports whichinclude sorting, grouping, linking, formula creation and parameters.

    Crystal Reports training courses are also available in Crystal Reports versions8.0, 8.5, 9.0 and 10. 

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding Subreports
    Drawing a Box
    Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas
    Inserting Template Fields
    Applying a Formatting Style to the Cross-Tab
    Starting the Crystal Reports Program
    Guidelines
    Adding Fields into a Text Object
    Repeating Row Heading for Multi-Page Cross-Tabs
    Using a Parameter to set N in a Top N or Bottom N report
    Learning about Linking
    Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names
    Creating the Report
    Defining the Purpose of the Report
    HTML Preview
    Advanced Grouping
    Grouping on a Formula Field
    Applying the DrillDownGroupLevel
    Moving and Aligning Objects
    Assigning a Value to a Variable
    Formatting the Subreport

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CSS3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This CSS3 course will expose students to new features in CSS3. Participants will learn how to use selectors and pseudo elements, font, color, and layout techniques; transforms, transitions, and animations. The course will explore how CSS media queries can be used to change how websites are presented on mobile devices.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • background-origin, and background-size Borders and Box Effects
    Flexible Box Model Vendor Prefixes
    Strategies
    Attribute Selectors
    Embedding Media
    UI Element States Pseudo-Classes
    Responsive Images and the viewport Metatag
    The History of CSS
    Structural Pseudo-Classes Fonts and Text Effects
    Negation Pseudo-Class
    Backgrounds
    Targeting Widths and Devices with CSS3 Media Queries
    Modernizr
    Transitions Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    Media Queries
    Rounded Corners
    The Opacity Property
    What is CSS3?
    Word Wrapping Colors, Gradients, Background Images, and Masks

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Data Mining using Excel and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This course is intended for Power Users, IT Professionals, Report Developers, BI Professionals and  Project Managers interested in exploring the Microsoft toolsets for data mining, machine learning and predictive analytics. Participants will fully explore the potential of Excel PowerPivot and Excel Data Mining Add-ins used in  conjunction with Microsoft  SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Cross Validation
    Compare Mining Structures
    Excel PowerPivot Data Mining Add-ins
    Offline Mode and Immediate Mode
    Microsoft Neural Network Algorithm
    Microsoft Naïve Bayes Algorithm
    Concepts and Terminology
    Creating Reports Using Reporting Services
    Management
    Model Usage
    Visio Data Mining Add-In  
    CRISP-DM
    Data Mining Concepts
    Models, Induction and Prediction SQL Server Analysis Services Data Mining Tools
    Types of Data Mining Algorithms
    The Mining Model Prediction Tab
    Accuracy and Validation
    Data View
    Connection
    Named Calculation

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Developing Websites for Mobile Devices

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day intensive course will demonstrate how to use HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and other tools to create websites which adapt their layout to the client device, whether it be a smartphone, tablet computer or desktop computer. The course assumes prior knowledge of HTML, CSS and some familiarity with SQL.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Foundation: A Responsive Grid Framework
    The Flexible Grid: A More Responsive Layout Strategy
    Gestures
    Media Queries
    GeoLocation API
    HTML5: Mobile Specific
    Drag-and-Drop Code Builder
    Flexible Images and Other Media
    Using data Attributes
    jQuery Mobile
    Flexible Background Images
    Local Storage
    jQuery Mobile
    Integrating with the Home Screen
    Consolidating the Web with Native Extensions
    A First Look at Foundation
    Optimizing for Mobile
    Hiding Browser UI

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Excel Advanced

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A one-day course covering Microsoft Excel advanced topics.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Counting in a PivotTable
    Creating an Error Message
    Understanding Data Linking
    Deleting Comments Recorded Macros
    Understanding Data Protection
    Changing Control Properties
    Sharing Workbooks via the Network
    Setting the Default Font
    Using One-Variable Data Tables
    Understanding Database Functions
    Creating an Input Message
    Creating Nested Subtotals
    Displaying Scenarios
    Setting Formula Options
    Extracting Records With Advanced Filter
    Setting Macro Security
    Creating Your Own PivotTable
    Opening Shared Workbooks
    Understanding Data Tables and What-If Models
    Using a Simple What-If Model
    Copying a Macro

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Excel Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A one day course introducing Excel.  Participants will learn how to writing formulas, use conditional formatting, create charts and print workbooks.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Summing Non-Contiguous Ranges
    Copying From One Cell to a Range
    Selecting Columns Copying Data
    Printing a Chart Sheet
    Deleting Rows and Columns
    Printing an Entire Workbook
    Moving Cells and Ranges
    Inserting Cells Into a Worksheet
    Working With an Embedded Chart
    Exiting Safely From Excel Creating a New Workbook
    Selecting Non Contiguous Ranges
    Approximating Column Widths
    Saving a New Workbook on Your Computer
    Understanding Copying in Excel
    Understanding the Backstage View
    Using the Thousands Separator
    Selecting Contiguous Ranges
    Setting the Default Column Width
    Understanding Printing
    Choosing the Right Chart
    Formatting Percentages

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Excel Intermediate

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A one day course covering Microsoft Excel Intermediate topics.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Setting the Print Area
    Setting Custom Margins
    Copying a Worksheet
    Repositioning the Legend
    Extracting Dates and Numbers Worksheet Techniques
    Understanding Tables
    Filling a Growth Series
    Understanding Goal Seeking
    Adding a Data Table Chart Object Formatting
    Applying Alternate Date Formats
    Defining Names for Constant Values
    Creating a Table From Scratch
    Working With Icon Sets
    Using IF With Numbers
    Changing Orientation
    Adding More Complexity
    Long-Hand Formulas
    Printing Headings
    Changing Worksheet Tab Colours
    Filtering Tables
    Inserting Table Columns

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Excel Power Pivot

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A one day course introducing candidates to Power View and Power Pivot Excel tools.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Transforming Data
    Updating a Power View Report
    Working With Data Model Fields
    Navigating a Data Map
    Adding Titles and Images
    Working With Location Fields
    Creating a Timeline
    Merging Queries
    Changing the Look
    Power Pivot
    Connecting to a Data Source
    Enabling Power Pivot
    Understanding Relational Data
    Tiling Data in Power View
    Creating a Power View Sheet
    Power Map
    Formatting Data Model Fields
    Creating a Concatenated Field
    Reducing Data Rows

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Excel Programming Using VBA

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day Excel VBA programming course which introduces advanced Excel users to the process of writing and editing Macros. No prior programming experience is assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding Controls
    Using the Do...Loop Structure
    Working with the Frame Control
    Using the For Each...Next Structure
    Using the With Statement
    Working with the PivotTable Object
    Working with the PivotTable Objects
    Launching a Form in Code
    Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
    Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook
    Understanding UserForms
    Using the For...To...Next Structure
    Setting Breakpoints
    Using Message Boxes
    Displaying the Developer Tab in the Ribbon
    Using the Object Browser
    Using Break Mode during Run mode
    Understanding the Err Object
    Understanding Objects
    Declaring Variables
    Getting Started

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HTML

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day course introducing HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language). Delegates will learn to create and edit simple web pages containing text, lists, images, hyperlunks, forms and tables.

    No prior HTML or web development knowledge is assumed. 

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • TheElement TheElement
    Adding a Caption
    Inches (in), Centimeters (cm), and Millimeters (mm)
    The Tag
    Class Selectors
    Documenting Changes
    Unordered Lists
    Attributes
    Grouping
    Nesting Unordered Lists
    Absolute vs. Relative Paths
    Merging Cells HTML Forms
    Selectors
    Default Pages
    The Inherit Value
    Image Links HTML Lists
    Radio Buttons
    How HTML Forms Work
    Long Descriptions
    Checkboxes

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HTML 5

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Participants on this two day courses will learn about HTML5 structural, semantic, and form tags, how to use Canvas to create drawings natively in the browser, how to work with HTML5 audio and video, the methods for storing variables client-side, and how you build applications that work offline. The course is aimed at delegates with an existing knowledge of HTML 4 or xhtml.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Prefixing your Keys
    Other Storage Methods
    The HTML5 Spec(s)
    New HTML5 Structural Tags
    HTML5 Canvas
    HTML5 New Form Attributes
    Outlining
    The article Tag
    autocomplete
    autocomplete
    Page Simplification
    The HTML File
    Dealing with Non-Supporting Browsers
    Audio Formats
    HTML5 and JavaScript
    date/time input types
    Laying out a Page with HTML5
    Graceful Degradation

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JavaScript

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This introductory two day JavaScript training course aimed at Web Designers will enable participants to interpret, adapt and write their own JavaScript code.

    No prior programming knowledge is assumed.-

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Built-In JavaScript Objects
    Image Rollovers
    Conditionals and Loops
    JavaScript Variables
    for Loop Syntax
    isNaN(object)
    Preloading
    Basic Rules
    Returning Values from Functions
    The this Object
    Validating Text areas
    JavaScript Syntax
    Number(object)
    Image Rollover Function
    String(object)
    Arrays
    Backward Compatibility

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JQuery

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This intensive three day jQuery training course provides a comprehensive overview of the jQuery JavaScript library. Ideally candidates should have a working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Disconnecting Events
    Using Functions
    Beware Anonymous Functions
    Best Performance Practices-
    CSS, Styling, and Dimensions
    Removing Elements
    Use Event Delegation
    jQuery's Ajax-related Methods
    Namespacing Events
    Operations on Numbers and Strings
    Manipulating Attributes
    jQuery.fx.speeds
    Checking Types
    JavaScript Basics-
    Avoiding Conflicts with Other Libraries
    Switch Statements
    Effects-
    Doing Something When an Effect Is Done
    Variable Definition
    Getters and Setters

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JQuery Mobile

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day intensive course in which participants develop single sites for all popular smartphone, tablet, and desktop platforms. You'll learn how to use jQuery Mobile to handle touch events, build mobile-optimized forms and widgets, incorporate HTML5 features, leverage phone capabilities such as making calls and texting, and more. Along the way, we'll cover jQuery Mobile's extensive theme framework and plugin architecture.

    Prior knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript is required.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • ThemeRoller
    Orientation (Portrait/Landscape)
    Overview
    Virtual Integration with the Phone
    Making Calls
    PhoneGap
    Overriding Themes with Custom CSS Plugins
    What Is jQuery Mobile?
    Ajax-driven Page Navigation
    Page Transitions
    Buttons and Linking Pages
    Using Others' Plugins
    Video The Theme Framework
    Creating Your Own Plugin
    Basic Page Template

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Microsoft Access

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day intensive Enable Technology course cover working with Microsoft Access forms, tables, queries and reports. Candidates will learn both how to build a Microsoft Access databases to store company information and produce automated reports that filter and aggregate data.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Parameter Queries
    Macro Techniques
    Formatting Tables
    Multi Table Queries
    Creating and Using Forms
    Adding Records to a Table
    Creating and Using Macros
    Getting to Know Access 
    Action Queries
    Modifying Table Structures
    Adding Transactional Records
    Navigation Pane Protection
    Creating a Lookup Database
    Calculations in Queries
    Using a Navigation Form
    Database Wellness
    DIY Forms
    Creating Queries
    Macros on Forms
    An Introduction to VBA
    Aggregation Queries

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Microsoft Access Programming Using VBA

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This three day short intensive course introduces candidates to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming. We don't assume any prior programming experience. Candidates will learn how to build and use user defined functions, manipulate data, build switchboards and fully automate Microsoft Access applications.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Controlling Program Execution
    Considering Variable Scope and Lifetime Together
    Working with Inline Error Handling
    Understanding Classes and Objects
    Understanding Objects
    Working with Events
    Working with Variable Lifetime
    Working with Boolean Expressions
    Using Break Mode during Run Mode
    Specifying a Recordset Cursor Type
    Working with Procedures and Functions
    Using the For...Next Structure
    Using Input Boxes
    Introduction to Programming in Access
    Setting Break Expressions
    Understanding the DoCmd Object
    Understanding Collections
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Creating a Sub Procedure

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Microsoft Excel Power Query

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This course familiarises the participant with Microsoft Power Query, a revolutionary data tool for Excel that allows you to intuitively discover and automate the import, transformation, and combination of data across a variety of data sources for use in Excel and Microsoft Power BI. Power Query is a free add-in for Excel that enhances the self-service Business Intelligence experience in Excel.  The course uses Excel 2016, however Power Query works with Excel 2010 and above.  

    Participants should be familiar with Excel and the concepts of datasets and basic reporting including the use of PivotTables.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understand the M interface.
    Performing Merges
    Understand working with relational data.
    Introduction to Power BI Desktop
    Combining Worksheets
    Appending Operations
    Loading into Excel
    Understand and utilize merges. LOADING YOUR DATA
    Summarising WORKING WITH THE POWER QUERY LANGUAGE “M”
    Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular. PERFORMING MERGES
    Understanding and Handling Special Situations
    Data Sources GROUPING AND SUMMARISING WITH POWER QUERY
    Using PivotTables CONNECTING TO DATABASES
    Loading into Power Pivot
    Grouping Options
    Understanding Data Types WORKING WITH CSV, TXT AND EXCEL WORKSHEETS
    Power Query Interface
    Working with Folders and Files
    Course topics include- INTRODUCTION TO POWER QUERY
    Loading Data
    Transforming Data

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Microsoft Excel PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions DAX Language

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This course is intended for Power Users, Business Intelligence Developers and IT Professionals who will be involved with the development of Excel PowerPivot queries and tabular modelling. The course is intended to expose the delegates to the technology of DAX and to familiarise them with functionality of DAX at an advanced level.

     Prior experience with Excel and Microsoft SQL query writing is useful.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Filter Functions
    Statistical Functions
    Information Functions
    Logical Functions
    Working with Calendars
    Conversion Functions
    Understanding Values
    Introduction to DAX
    Exploring Data Types
    PowerPivot Data Model
    Date Functions
    Explaining Syntax
    Mathematical Functions
    Introduction to DAX
    Using Multiple Calendars Utilising Advanced DAX Functionality
    The CALCULATE Function
    Multiple Table Evaluation Context Working with Dates
    Text Functions
    Many-to-Many Relationships
    Single Table Evaluation Context

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Microsoft Power BI

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This course is intended for Managers, Report Developers and Data Participants who will learn how to use Microsoft Power BI to transform organisational data into rich visuals that facilitate new ways of thinking. This course covers both Power BI On Line and Power BI desktop. 

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Importing different data sources into Power BI
    Direct connectivity from the Power BI service
    Topics covered include- Introducing Power BI
    Using Excel as a data source for Power BI
    Create a Power BI dashboard
    Create calculated columns, calculated tables and measures. Interactive Data Visualisations
    Create relationships between data tables.
    Overview of the Power BI Data Model. Using Power BI
    Use Power BI direct connectivity to access data in Azure SQL data warehouse
    Shape data using formatting and transformations.
    Viewing reports from Excel files Shaping and Combining Data
    Creating Power BI reports
    Use Power BI with SQL Server Analysis Services data, including Analysis services models running in multidimentional mode. The Developer API
    Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
    Importing data into Power BI
    Power BI embedded
    Using the Power BI mobile app
    Use Power Bi desktop to create interactive data visualisations. Direct Connectivity
    Understand the DAX syntax and use DAX functions to enhance your dataset.
    Connecting to Power BI data
    The Power BI Interface

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Microsoft Power Graphics

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • The course is targeted towards business analysts, business intelligence developers and reporting professionals. Participant will learn how to combine the functionality of Power View, PowerPivot, Power Query and Power BI into graphs, charts, KPIs, reports and other data visualisations.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Configure tours, scenes, and layers.
    Introduction to Power BI
    Utilize themes.
    Manage modifications.
    Drill Through
    Utilise data sources.
    Creating Relationships
    Importing Data
    Applying Filters
    Merge datasets.
    Understanding DAX
    Theming Reports
    Utilizing DAX Functions
    Creating a Cascading Relationship
    Importing Data with a Query
    Navigate the Power Query interface.
    Hiding Columns, Change Data Type, Sorting, and Filtering
    Power Map

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Microsoft Project Integrated Course

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A short intensive course covering Microsoft Project Levels 1, 2 and 3. This course teaches you everything you need to know to get up and running with using Microsoft Project competently.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using AutoFilters Formatting Projects
    Working With Effort Driven Tasks
    Inserting Task Links
    Adding Fields Using Add New Column
    Tracking Actuals On A Gantt Chart
    Deleting an Unwanted Filter
    Understanding the Data Tools
    Using Elapsed Time
    Working With Summary Tasks
    Creating a Simple Lookup Table
    Custom Fields
    Understanding Graphical Indicator
    Entering Delayed Tasks
    Gantt Chart View
    Creating WBS Codes
    Using The Tracking Box
    Creating a Custom View
    Assembling a Resource Master
    Understanding Project Downsizing
    Understanding Working With

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Microsoft Project Level 1

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • The skills and knowledge acquired in this course are sufficient for the learner to be able to use Microsoft Project 2016 to create a new project, enter and work with tasks and resources, create a schedule, and print effective project information.

    At the completion of this course you should be able to:

    Start Microsoft Project and identify how it works
    Explain some of the key concepts associated with project management
    Create a new project file in Project
    Enter tasks into a project file
    Create relationships between tasks in a project
    Add resources, including labour, materials and equipment to a project
    Understand and use resource assignment calculations
    Assign resources to tasks using a number of different methods
    Print various aspects of a project
    Obtain help for Project whenever you need it

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Entering Material Resources
    Adding Additional Resources
    Understanding Task Dependencies
    Reviewing the Project
    Understanding Resources
    The Case Study Resources Printing
    Making Multiple Assignments
    Understanding Resource Availability
    Working in a Sheet View
    Working With Project Files
    Working With Calendars
    Printing Tasks for Resources
    Entering Task Durations
    Understanding the Gantt Chart
    Tasks and Resources
    Printing a Help Topic
    Entering Lead Time
    Working With Gantt Charts
    Using Tell Me
    Steps in Creating a Project
    Viewing the Critical Path

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Microsoft Project Level 2

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft Project - Level 2 is designed for existing users of Microsoft Project who wish to extend their skills and knowledge beyond the creation of simple projects.

    At the completion of this course you should be able to:

    Use various techniques for levelling over allocation of resources
    Assign material resources in a project
    Assign and track costs within a project
    Apply constraints and deadlines to tasks in a project
    Track the progress of a project
    Work more productively with project views
    Work with tables in Project
    Work with some of the features that allow you to control your data
    Format projects to make them more appealing and relevant
    Print data from Gantt Charts in a variety of ways and presentations

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Resource Levelling
    Changing the Layout
    Creating Resource Problems
    Changing Time Periods
    Moving a Project’s Start Date Project Tracking
    Showing Tiers
    Rescheduling Tasks Assigning Materials
    Changing Rates During a Project
    Using AutoFilters Formatting Projects
    Adding a Constraint
    Creating a New Table
    Understanding Project Views
    Adding Fields Using Add New Column
    Adding More Material Assignments
    Using The Tracking Box
    Reviewing Our Project
    More Highlight Filters
    Printing Headers
    Formatting Selected Bars
    Understanding the Data Tools
    Understanding Overtime

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Microsoft Project Level 3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft Project - Level 3 aims to take the learner to more advanced levels of Microsoft Project. It covers a diverse range of topics including working simultaneously on multiple projects, sharing resources between several projects, downsizing very large projects, using templates, and automating operations with VBA.

    At the completion of this course you should be able to:

    Create and work with several types of custom fields
    Create and work with WBS Codes
    Create a custom view with a custom filter, group and table
    Run and modify standard graphical reports as well as create your own custom reports
    Create and work with visual reports
    Work with and create project templates
    Work with and link multiple projects in Project
    Create shared resources for use amongst multiple projects
    Downsize large project files into more manageable entities
    Export project data to other applications
    Collaborate on projects with others using Skype for Business and SharePoint
    Create VBA macros to automate operations in a project file

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Copying a Gantt Chart Image
    Linking a New Project File to the Pool
    Localising a Macro
    Custom Fields
    Specifying the Personal Templates
    Importing Data From Excel Working Collaboratively
    Assigning Resources From the Pool
    Changing Data in a Combined Project
    Opening the Resource Pool Only
    Creating a Summary Milestone Shared Resources
    Template
    Editing a Macro
    Understanding Linked Projects
    Creating the Downsized Master File
    Setting a Combined Project Start
    Working With a Synced Task List Microsoft Project VBA
    Opening Shared Resource Projects
    Using Only the Combined Project File
    Enhancing Report Appearance
    Working With a Resource Master Downsizing Larger Projects
    Linking Subprojects to Resources

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • In this course participants learn how to use Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) to design and implement OnLine Analytical Processing (OLAP) cubes and data mining models to support Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. This course includes concepts, procedures and practices based on real-world experience giving both the novice and experienced SQL Server 2005 developer the tools to build data warehousing and decision support system solutions. This course also provides information on end-user tools including Microsoft Excel 2003/2007 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding dimensional modeling - Dimensions (Type 1, 2, or 3) or rapidly changing 
    Business Scorecards 2005 & ProClarity 
    Adding named sets 
    Cube processing options 
    Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views 
    MS BI is comprehensive - more than Analysis Services on SQL Server 
    Translations - cube metadata and currency localization 
    Excel 2003 Pivot Tables 
    Most-used Functions & Common tasks 
    Processing mining models 
    What Is Microsoft BI? 
    SPS RS web parts & .NET 2.0 report viewer controls 
    OLAP Modeling 
    Using SSAS in BIDS
    Rapidly changing dimensions / ROLAP dimensions 
    Modeling intermediate fact tables 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day course will familiarise participants with SQL Server Integration Services 2005 (SSIS) tools and technologies. In this course you will learn about the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and building Database Maintenance Plans. You will be introduced to the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) and working with Control Flow and Data Flow. You will also become familiar with SSIS package management and package deployment along with learning to write solid code using debugging, error handling and logging techniques.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • The deployment utility 
    Debugging , Error Handling and Logging
    Script in Data flow: The Script Component 
    The SSIS menu 
    Development and Management Tools 
    SSIS for DBAs: Using SQL Server Management Studio
    The SSIS Service 
    Advanced Data Flow
    Containers – grouping and looping 
    Deploying and Managing SSIS Packages 
    The SSIS object model 
    The Sort Transformation 
    The Aggregate Transformation 
    Changes in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 
    Scheduling packages with SQL Server Agent
    The Toolbox 
    Data Sources 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • In this two day course participants learn how to use Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services (SSAS) to design and implement OnLine Analytical Processing (OLAP) cubes and data mining models to support Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. This course includes concepts, procedures and practices based on real-world experience giving both the novice and experienced SQL Server 2008 developer the tools to build data cubes and forecasting solutions. This course also provides information on end-user tools including Microsoft Excel 2007, Office Visio 2007 Professional Edition, SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integrated Services and Reporting Services.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Define Business Intelligence
    Understand the Cube Structure
    Implement Excel 2007 Pivot Tables and Charts
    Design Reports by using Report Builder
    Consider Data Mining Clients
    MDX Expressions
    Understand Basic OLAP Modeling (star schema)
    SSAS Administration
    Review Semi-Additive Measures in OLAP Cubes
    Understand Performance Tuning and Optimization
    Discover how to Create Perspectives
    Deploy and Synchronize Databases
    Create Data Source Views
    Explore Clustering
    Understand SSAS Database Backup and Restore
    Customize Cube and Dimension Processing
    Understand Basic MDX Syntax
    Cube Storage and Aggregation

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day course will enable technology professionals with little or no ETL experience to be comfortable and productive with the SSIS tools and technologies. In this course you will learn about the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) and working with Control and Data Flows to build workflows to extract, transform, and load data using a variety of data sources, transformations, and destinations. You will also become familiar with SSIS package management and package deployment along with learning to write solid code using debugging, error handling, and logging techniques.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Exploring and Executing an Integration Services Package in BIDS 
    Deployment and Management Best Practices 
    Control Flow
    Precedence Constraints 
    Custom Integration Services Components 
    Advanced Data Flow
    The Data Flow Task 
    Best Practices for Package Development and Design 
    Working with Workflow Tasks 
    Checkpoints 
    Using Variables in Data Flow 
    Data Viewers 
    Data Flows
    When Things Go Wrong 
    Using Variables and Configurations between Packages 
    Best Practices for Using Integration Services 
    Best Practices
    Packaging Logging 
    Using Advanced Transformations 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This intensive instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in quickly learning how to utilize an Analysis Services multidimensional or tabular solution. This course also discusses how to use the Analysis Services development tools to create both multidimensional and tabular projects, and follows with explanations on how to use the management and administrative tools to manage both Analysis Services solutions.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Common Analysis Services Solutions
    Maintaining and Optimizing
    Deploy a multidimensional model.
    Configuring Cube Options
    Developing Dimensions
    Relating with Relationships
    Understanding Perspectives
    Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
    Utilizing Translations
    Examining Deployment Options
    Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
    Deploying
    The Tabular Solution
    Understanding the Multidimensional Model
    The Multidimensional Solution
    Calculated Members.
    Analysis Services Installation and Architecture: One Product, Two Models
    Utilizing Attributes

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day intensive course introduces SQL Server Integration Services using the SQL Server 2012 or 2014 versions. No prior knowledge of Integration Services is assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding Deployment Strategies 
    Utilizing SQL Server Integration Services Data Typing
    Choosing the Script Task or Script Component
    Using Expressions in Packages Containers
    Handling Errors Common SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns
    Utilizing Data Preparation Tasks
    Optimizing Sources for Extraction
    Utilizing the Import/Export Wizard
    Working with XML
    Using the Workflow Tasks
    Using Package Hierarchies: Parent Child
    Utilizing Container Loops Performing Joins
    Examining the Transformation and Other Tasks Variables, Parameters and Expressions
    Performing Joins with the Merge Transformation
    Coding the Script Task
    Managing with Control Flow
    Utilizing Connection Managers SQL Server Integration Services Tasks
    Managing SQL with the SQL Tasks
    Data Loading with the Analysis Services Tasks
    The SQL Server Integration Service
    Creating Dynamic Packages

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Builder SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Aimed at Data Analysts and SQL users this instructor-led course provides participants with the necessary knowledge to develop reports using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Builder. The course covers Report Builder wizards, basics of report design, report parameters, report expressions, filters, report visualisations including graphs, charts, images and gauges. The course also covers the use of maps, interactive reports, report parts, sub reports, subscriptions and exporting options.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Planning Your Reports
    Filtering, Grouping, and Sorting
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Wizards
    Examining Maps
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Advanced Reporting
    Using Tables
    Utilizing Charts
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Basic Reports
    Utilizing Chart Wizard
    Examining Parameters
    Working with Map Wizard
    Using the List Object to Combine Other Items
    Utilizing Dynamic Headers and Footers
    Understanding Visualizations
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Graphics
    Working with Expressions
    Understanding Variances Between SQL Versions
    Exploring Table or Matrix Wizard

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services SSAS Multdimensional Modelling

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This intensive two day course is intended for SQL professionals and business intelligence professionals. The course covers the use of Analysis Services development tools to create and deploy multidimensional SSAS projects.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Create Named Sets
    Partition Writeback Calculations
    Deploy Model Solutions with the Deployment Utility
    Define a Many-to-Many Relationship and Many-to-Many Relationship Properties Measures and Measure Groups
    Multidimensional models
    Define Named Queries in a Data Source View
    Define Logical Primary Keys in a Data Source View
    Using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
    Batch Processing Remote Processing
    Move an Analysis Services Database
    Rename a Multidimensional Database Processing a multidimensional model
    Create a Time Dimension by Generating a Time Table
    Modify or Delete in Solution Explorer Database Dimensions
    Database permissions
    Define a Referenced Relationship and Referenced Relationship Properties
    Deployment Requirements and Considerations for Analysis Services Deployment
    Read Definition permissions
    Processing Databases, Dimensions and Partitions
    Create a Dimension Using the Dimension Wizard
    Change a Partition Source
    Replace a Table or a Named Query in a Data Source View

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services Tabular Modelling

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day intensive course detailing how to create, deploy, use and manage tabular models in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) 2016 – 2017. The course is aimed at Data Analysts and SQL professionals.  No prior knowledge of SSAS is assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Rename a Table or Column
    Add a table Delete a Table
    Test a model in DirectQuery mode
    Create and Manage Hierarchies Partitions
    Sort Data in a Table
    Analyze in Excel
    Enable DirectQuery mode in SSMS
    Define partitions in DirectQuery models
    Bi-directional cross filters  Calculations
    Import from Power View
    Delete Relationships
    Data sources supported in tabular 1200 models
    Create and Manage KPIs Hierarchies
    Impersonation
    Create and Manage Perspectives Translations Roles
    Database Process Partitions in the Workspace Database Perspectives
    Create and Manage Roles
    Understanding DAX in Tabular Models Measures
    Create a Calculated Column
    Import from Power Pivot

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Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2016

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This three day intensive course will give delegates a comprehensive understanding of how to design and publish parametrised reports, manage permissions, schedule automated reporting and configure report caching. The course also demonstrates how to build reports designed for tablets and mobile devices.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Drillthrough in mobile reports
    Configuring data access with report builder
    Use databars, sparklines, and indicators in reports Summarising Report Data
    Overview of mobile reports
    Monitor and optimize the performance of SSRS on a given set of server hardware Extending and Integrating Reporting Services
    Work with expressions and embedded code.
    Drilldown and drill through Sharing Reporting Services Reports
    Extend reporting services functionality with external assemblies.
    Secure access to reports by using authentication, permissions, and SSL encryption.
    Using Datasets Creating Paginated Reports
    Sorting and grouping
    Databars, sparklines, indicators, gauges, and maps
    Formatting data
    Creating a report with the report wizard
    Integrate reporting services with other software Designing Reports for Tablets and Mobile Devices
    Configuring data access with report designer
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services
    Report subscription and delivery Administering Reporting Services
    Data filters
    Preparing data for mobile reports
    Reporting services tools Reporting Services Data Sources

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Oracle Business Intelligence - Create Reports and Interactive Dashboards

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Oracle Business Intelligence (BI), formerly known as Siebel Business Analytics, empowers business users with sophisticated data analytic capabilities without any knowledge of database structures or the SQL database language. This training course will guide students through all of the features available from the product to allow one to build sophisticated dashboards and reports.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Column Formatting
    Filters View
    About Business Intelligence
    Downloading the Answers Report Formatting
    Physical Data Models Data Warehousing and BI
    Controlling the Report Definition
    Pdf and Print Control
    Report Attributes
    Accessing The Presentation Catalog
    Logical Data Models
    Creating a Dashboard
    Using Prompts to Filter Data
    Set Operations
    Sections and Pages
    About Views
    Managing the Views Using Secondary Views
    Managing The View of the Dashboard Page
    Ticker View
    Warehouse Models and Schemas
    Managing Presentation Catalog Objects Deploying Requests to Dashboards
    Understanding The Dashboard Interface

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Oracle PL/SQL

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This three day course gives participants a sound understanding of working with Oracle PL/SQL. The courses assumes no prior programming knowledge and is hands on in character.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • REF CURSOR Variables 
    Fetching Rows 
    Beyond Declarative Integrity 
    Networking Packages 
    Stored Functions and SQL 
    Records and Collections
    Passing Parameters and Default Arguments 
    Calling a Stored Procedure 
    Record Variables 
    Oracle Directories 
    Privileges for Stored Programs 
    Cursors 
    Conditional Statements CASE 
    Scope and Name Resolution 
    Creating a Stored Function 
    Triggers
    Comments and Labels 
    Loops 
    Associative Array Collections 

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Oracle SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day intensive course familiasing participants with the use of SQL in an Oracle context. SQL statements will be written and executed using a number of Oracle environments including SQL* Plus and Oracle SQL Developer.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Running SQL*Plus Scripts 
    Correlated Subqueries 
    Using Oracle SQL*Plus 
    The UPDATE Statement 
    Viewing Table Characteristics 
    The INSERT Statement 
    Datatypes 
    SQL Queries - Joins 
    Aggregate Functions and Advanced Techniques 
    Loading Tables From External Sources 
    Logical and Physical Storage Structures 
    Data Manipulation and Transactions 
    SQL Queries 
    Deleting a Table Definition 
    Creating Views 
    Tailoring Your SQL*Plus Environment 
    Relational Database Management Systems 
    Explicit Locking 
    Transaction Management 

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PHP

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day intensive course introducing PHP and equipping candidates with the skills necessary to build PHP driven dynamic web sites. Participants should have a sound knowledge of HTML.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Superglobals 
    Session Functions 
    Variable Scope 
    Number of Occurrences ( ? + * {} ) 
    Adding a Header and Footer 
    Directory Functions 
    auto_prepend_file and auto_append_file 
    Superglobal Arrays 
    How HTML Forms Work 
    Concatenation 
    Type Strength 
    Defining and Calling Functions 
    Conditional Processing 
    How PHP Works 
    Working with Associative Arrays 
    The php.ini File 
    Looping through Arrays 
    PHP Basics
    Working with Enumerated Arrays 
    Common Characters ( . \d \D \w \W \s \S ) 

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PowerPoint Advanced

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft PowerPoint - Advanced Level is designed for users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of the software beyond creating basic presentations.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Optimising and Compressing Media
    Slide Masters
    Inserting an Audio Clip
    Editing a Data Series
    Inserting an Online Video
    Creating a Template From a
    Understanding Animation
    Removing an Image Background
    Animating SmartArt Graphics
    Working With Pie Charts
    Inserting a Chart Using the Ribbon
    Applying Colour Corrections
    Setting a Custom Templates Location
    Creating Custom Slide Layouts
    Saving a Presentation as a PDF
    Positioning an Image
    Templates

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PowerPoint Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft PowerPoint Basic Level are sufficient to be able to create real-world slide shows. You will learn how to create, print and publish presentations.

     

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Printing a Help Topic
    Promoting and Demoting Shapes
    Inserting a Section Header Slide
    Opening Multiple Presentations
    Previewing a Slide Show
    Rotating Shapes
    Inserting Text Into SmartArt
    Converting Text to SmartArt
    Working With Presentations
    Adding Shapes Above
    Copying Shapes
    Using Tell Me
    Switching Between Open
    Perfect Presentation Layouts
    Presentation Methods and Hardware
    How Microsoft PowerPoint Works
    Arranging Shapes
    Preparing for Presentations
    Getting to Know PowerPoint
    Creating Presentations in PowerPoint

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SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • SQL (Structured Query Language) is central to working with any form of database. In this practical hands on course participants learn how to use the full potential of SQL to write complex queries. The course covers select statements, grouping and aggregating data, joins, subqueries and unions. Participants will also learn how to insert, update and delete data and how to create and alter Views and Stored Procedures. The course will significantly help anyone who needs to retrieve or manipulate information in a relational database. No prior knowledge of SQL is required.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Benefits of Views
    Renaming Tables
    Common Math Functions
    The WHERE Clause and Operator Words
    Checking Multiple Conditions
    Adding and Dropping Columns
    Relational Databases
    Data Types
    Checking for Equality
    Creating Stored Procedures
    The LIKE Operator
    Foreign Keys
    Creating and Modifying Tables
    Popular Databases
    Aliases
    Selecting Distinct Records
    Sorting By Column Position

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SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This is a two day course which equips participants with the skills necessary to effectively use SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. Enable Technology also run a comparable two day Reporting Services 2000 training course.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Report Model Generation Rules
    Reporting Services 2005 Distribution Options
    Deploying the Auditing and Management Reports
    Reporting Services 2005 Security
    Data Source Properties
    Identifying Field
    Add Report Parameter to a Dataset
    Adding Groups and Users
    Using the Reporting Services 2005 Graphical Query Designer
    Understanding Users and Groups
    Navigation
    Creating a Report Model Data Source
    Key Considerations
    Entity and Field Folders
    Reporting Services 2005 Query and Report Parameters
    Included Reporting Services 2005 Extensions
    Fields tab
    Reporting Services 2005 Diagram Pane
    Modifying the Data Source View
    General

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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • A two day intensive course introducing the comprehensive range of SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 report writing and deployment features.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating Tabular and List Reports
    Discover how to add textboxes and other controls to reports 
    Explore the use of the Report Viewer controls to create Web pages and Windows Forms that render Reporting Services reports in place 
    Understanding how Reporting Services parameters work with stored procedure parameters 
    Learn how to create custom functions using the Code window 
    Explore the potential deployment and security issues that might arise when working with custom assemblies 
    Discover the classes and methods exposed by the Reporting Services Web Service API 
    Investigate how to manage Reporting Services projects using Report Manager 
    Managing Reporting Services
    Gain a basic understanding of the components behind SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Creating Matrix Reports and Charts
    Explore the basic architecture of SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Explore the storing of credentials within a data source 
    Investigate what SQL Server Reporting Services can do 
    Explore how to use Report Builder to build ad-hoc tabular, matrix and chart reports Discover how to create Report Builder reports without using the wizards 
    Learn how to create Report Model projects using Visual Studio and deploy them to a Reporting Services server 
    Discover interactive sorting 
    Find out how to create drill-down reports 

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SQL Server Data Warehouse Implementation

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Participants will learn to perform ETL (Extraction Transformation and Loading) operations by creating SSIS packages, managing a control flow and data flow, executing packages, and troubleshooting errors. To ensure the smooth functioning of the ETL operations, you will manage SSIS packages and secure them. Delegates will use SSIS packages to design and build a Data Warehouse.

    The course requires a working knowledge of SQL.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Install Integration Services Working with Integration Services
    Secure Packages
    Create Dimensions
    Work with MDS Databases
    Cleanse Data Using DQS Managing SSIS Package Execution
    Create an SSIS Project
    Add Packages to an SSIS Project Managing Control Flow
    Overview of Data Warehouse Components
    Profile OLTP Data
    Create Columnstore Indexes Implementing Data Warehouses in SQL Server 2012
    Execute Packages from Different Control Flow Working with Dynamic Variables
    Create Fact Tables
    Configure the Package Execution Strategy
    Overview of Data Warehouses
    Securing Packages and Databases
    Change Granularity Creating Fact Tables and Columnstore Indexes
    Create Expressions with Variables
    Examine Data Warehousing Concepts
    Troubleshoot Package Failures Deploying Packages

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SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2012/2014

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Aimed at Report Writers using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) 2012 and 2014 this intensive two day course demonstrates how to create and deploy parameterised reports using Report Builder and Report Designer. No prior Reporting Services experience is assumed but a reasonable grasp of SQL is essential.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating a Columnar Report
    Creating a Shared Data Source and Data Sets
    No Data Rows
    Create a Form-Like Report from a list Calculations Using Expressions And Functions
    Building a Matrix Report
    Rein in the Length of a Text Field
    Report Project Types  Working with Report Server Projects
    Formatting Text Boxes in the Properties Window
    Drilldown Reports Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Building a List Report Configuring Tablix  Properties and Groups
    Report Builder vs. Report Designer
    Formatting a Chart  Visualising Performance with Data Bars, Sparklines and Indicators
    Groups before Row Headers
    Synchronized Data Alignment  Using the Tablix Report Type
    Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services
    Parameters and Stored Procedures
    Multivalued Parameters Dynamic Reports with Parameters
    Overview
    Preview Performance
    Using Unbound Parameters Understanding Report And Data Set Parameters
    Create a Map Report

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Transact SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • In this two day intensive course you will learn how to create queries to retrieve, add, update, and report from your SQL Server database. You will sort and aggregate data, use built-in functions, create stored procedures, subqueries, table operators, set operators, conditional operators, views, indexes, and explore SQL Server error handling features.

    The course is particularly suitable for Data Analysts or candidates involved in retrieving and reporting business and management information. No prior SQL knowledge is assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Work with Table Expressions Working with Set Operators, Conditional Operators, and Window Functions
    Work with the XML Data Type Sorting and Filtering Data
    Configure User-Defined Functions (UDF)
    Merge Data Working with SQL Server Built-in Functions
    Work with Variables and Batches
    Combine Data Using Simple Joins
    Work with Subqueries
    Manage SQL Server Constraints Writing SELECT Queries
    Manage Views
    Work with SSPs and SMOs
    Work with System Databases
    Delete Data
    Create Queries to Test Nullability
    Group and Aggregate Data Programming in T-SQL
    Insert Data
    Work with T-SQL Statements
    Work with Set Operators
    Write CASE Expressions Working with SQL Data Types
    Work with Window Functions
    Sort the Queried Data
    Create Queries Using Join Algorithms

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Visio

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating technical layouts
    Integration with Microsoft Outlook
    The start page
    Integration with PowerPoint
    Presenting diagrams in Visio and HTML
    Network diagrams
    Layout and connection techniques
    Drawing tools
    Sharing diagrams using a browser
    Database model diagrams
    Planning a diagram
    Web site maps
    Formatting shapes and lines
    Custom themes and templates
    Brainstorming diagrams
    File and print properties
    Editing objects

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