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TRAINING COURSES MIDLANDS




Crystal Reports 2008

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields 
    Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax 
    Repeating Row Heading for Multi-Page Cross-Tabs
    Record Selection Formula Templates 
    Conditional Running Totals 
    Previewing the Report 
    Charting Cross-Tabs
    Report Alerts
    Applying Chart Templates 
    Database Links versus Subreports in One-to-Many Situations
    Creating Hyperlinks
    Manipulating Dates with Formulas 
    Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report 
    Using Subreports to Link "Unlinkable" Data 
    Inserting Lines and Boxes 
    Creating a Group 
    Modifying Groups 
    Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names
    Parameter Fields Overview
    Adding Parameter Values to Text 

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Crystal Reports 2011

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Inserting Graphics 
    What are Report Alerts
    Using the Section Expert to Work with Sections
    Autosaving the Report 
    Creating Text Objects 
    Using Evaluation Time Functions
    Formulas
    Browsing Field Data 
    Editing and Formatting Charts 
    Database Links versus Subreports in One-to-Many Situations
    Charting Cross-Tabs
    Unlinked versus Linked Subreports
    Database Filtering with the Select Expert 
    Using a Variable in a Formula
    Using Parameters in Conditional 
    Using the Report Wizards 
    Using a Parameter to Select Records
    Learning about Linking 
    Refreshing the Data 
    Working with Cross-Tab Reports

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Crystal Reports 2013

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Understanding Running Totals
    Crating a Cross-Tab with Multiple Rows or Columns
    Unlinked versus Linked Subreports
    Producing Charts
    Summarizing Groups
    Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert Combining Multiple Tables
    Case Sensitive vs. Case Insensitive
    Adding Parameter Values to Text  Objects Allowing Multiple Values in Parameters
    Formatting Part or All of an Object
    Formatting Sections
    The Fields Dialog Box
    Inserting Graphics
    Working with Variables
    Starting a New Report
    Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
    Creating a Simple Report
    Using the Status Bar
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names Report Alerts

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Crystal Reports 2016

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Parameter Fields Overview
    The Record Selection Dialog Box
    Working with the Page Commands
    Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas Conditional Formatting
    Reordering Groups
    Moving and Aligning Objects
    Understanding How Crystal Reports Processes the Data
    Applying the Drill-Down Group Level
    Using Group Selection to Filter the Records in the Report
    Using an Edit Mask to Limit String Parameters
    Editing Charts
    Charting Cross Tabs
    Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names Report Alerts
    Drawing a Line
    Database Filtering with the Select Expert
    Choosing a Data Source
    Using the Formula Workshop
    Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Applying a Formatting Style to the Cross-Tab
    Crating a Cross-Tab with Multiple Rows or Columns
    Creative Usage for Report Alerts    

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Crystal Reports XI

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • The Workbench Creating a Simple Report
    The Highlighting Expert
    Charting Cross-Tabs
    Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields
    Customizing the Cross-Tab Format
    Repeating Row Heading for Multi-Page Cross-Tabs
    Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax without Being a Programmer
    Exploring the Toolbars
    Creating Summary Reports and Charts
    The Chart Dialog Box
    Advanced Grouping
    Editing Charts
    Filtering Data with the Select Expert
    What Is a Pass
    Using a Field Name to Customize the Group Name
    The Template Expert
    Suppressing Rows, Columns or Totals
    Cascading Parameter Fields Using Advanced Formula Features
    Selecting Records with Multiple Criteria
    Viewing and Editing the Select Formula
    Understanding Subreports

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CSS3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Attribute Selectors
    Implementing CSS3 in the "Real World"
    Rounded Corners
    What Are Vendor Prefixes
    The History of CSS
    Fonts on the Web
    Font Services
    background-origin, and background-size Borders and Box Effects
    Word Wrapping Colors, Gradients, Background Images, and Masks
    The CSS3 Speech Module
    HTML5 Selectors and Pseudo Classes
    Introducing CSS3
    Styling Video
    Responsive Images and the viewport Metatag
    Transitions and Transforms
    Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    Video Formats
    What is CSS3?

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Data Mining using Excel and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Data Mining Wizard
    Data Source
    Data Mining Tab
    Compare Mining Structures
    Multiple Nested Tables Microsoft Data Mining Algorithms
    Microsoft Association Algorithm
    Data Mining Concepts
    Microsoft Clustering Algorithm
    Accuracy and Validation
    Management
    The Mining Model Prediction Tab
    Data Mining and Results
    Creating Reports Using Reporting Services
    Microsoft Neural Network Algorithm
    Models, Induction and Prediction SQL Server Analysis Services Data Mining Tools
    Model Usage
    Saving Queries
    Microsoft Sequence Clustering Algorithm
    Topics include:
    Saving Results to the Database

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Developing Websites for Mobile Devices

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • The Case for Flexible
    PhoneGap
    Using the Accelerometer
    Gestures
    Using data Attributes
    The Viewport
    Browser and Device Support
    Flexible Grids
    Controlling the Video through JavaScript
    The Flexible Grid: A More Responsive Layout Strategy
    Accessing Camera, Contacts, Calendar, and More - But Not Yet
    GeoLocation API
    Embedding from YouTube or Vimeo
    Using max-device-width
    Flexible Images and Other Media
    Flexible Background Images
    Integrating with the Home Screen
    A Simple Example

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Excel Advanced

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Switching PivotTable Fields
    Grouping in PivotTable Reports
    Sorting in a PivotTable PivotCharts
    Creating Scenarios
    Sharing Workbooks
    Adding Worksheet Comments
    Linking Between Workbooks
    Formatting PivotTable Values
    Disabling Worksheet Protection
    Inserting a PivotChart
    Creating a Two-Variable Data Table Scenarios
    Setting Advanced Options Protecting Data
    Importing From an Earlier Version
    Adding a Combo Box Control
    Displaying Scenarios
    Creating Slicers
    Merging Scenarios PivotTables
    Running a Macro From the Toolbar
    Removing a Password From a Workbook Importing and Exporting
    Creating Calculated Fields
    Preparing a Worksheet for Controls

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Excel Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Working With Live Preview
    Adding Commands to the QAT
    Understanding Workbooks
    Calculating an Average
    Understanding How Help Works
    Understanding Formulas
    Using Shortcut Menus
    Deleting Rows and Columns
    Using the Thousands Separator
    Extracting With Flash Fill Moving Data
    Safely Closing a Workbook Working With Workbooks
    Recent Files and Folders Editing in a Workbook
    Filling a Growth Series
    Finding a Minimum Value
    Worksheet Zooming
    Using Fill for Quick Copying
    Viewing Worksheet Gridlines
    Getting to Know Excel
    Using Go To
    Working With Multiple Worksheets
    Using Tell Me

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Excel Intermediate

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Inserting Table Columns
    Formatting Cells Containing Values
    The LOOKUP Function
    Inserting Page Breaks
    Copying a Worksheet
    Extracting With Flash Fill
    Formatting With WordArt
    Selecting Chart Objects
    The PMT Function Complex Formulas
    Using Shape Styles
    Formatting Clock Time
    Aligning Numbers Using Custom
    Modifying a Custom Fill List
    Using IF With Text
    Quick Charting
    Understanding Quick Analysis
    Applying Alternate Date Formats
    Deleting a Custom Fill List
    Understanding Number Formatting
    Removing Borders
    Changing Margins by Dragging

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Excel Power Pivot

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating a New Query From a File
    Exporting a Tour as a Video
    Working With the Data Model
    Working With Location Fields
    Working With Power View Fields
    Understanding the Navigator Pane
    Switching Visualisations
    Creating a Calculated Field
    Saving and Sharing Queries
    Managing Data Columns
    Changing a Power Pivot View
    Understanding the Query Editor
    Merging Queries
    Adding More Power Views
    Viewing and Editing a Tour
    Understanding Get & Transform
    Adding Slicers Get & Transform
    Formatting Data Model Fields
    Using Related Power Pivot Fields
    Working With Data Model Fields

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Excel Programming Using VBA

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
    Populating a Control
    Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook
    Using the For...To...Next Structure
    Working with Methods
    Using the Toolbox
    Recording a Macro
    Understanding Constants
    Writing an Error-Handling Routine
    Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
    Understanding Expressions and Statements
    Understanding Macro Security
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Working with Inline Error Handling
    Assigning a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar
    Working with the Frame Control
    Working with Forms and Controls
    Controlling Program Execution

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HTML

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Formatting Elements
    Paragraphs
    Grouping
    Radio Buttons
    Inline Styles
    Case Sensitivity
    Ordered Lists
    Start Attribute
    Textareas Crash Course in CSS
    Blocks and Inline Elements
    How HTML Forms Work
    Targeting New Windows
    The Inherit Value
    Closing Tags
    Definition Lists HTML Tables
    Text Fields
    Inserting Images
    Points (pt)
    Attributes
    Comments
    Exs (ex)

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HTML 5

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Display of HTML5 Structural Elements
    Some Other New Form Field Attributes
    autocomplete
    Text Properties
    A Sample Application
    Getting Started with Canvas
    Indexed Database API
    Sectioning
    Accessibility
    Cache Manifest File
    The HTML5 Way
    The HTML5 Spec(s)
    HTML5 Forms
    The section Tag
    The audio Element
    Modernizr
    Supported Media Types
    Session Storage
    Getting and Creating Audio Files

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JavaScript

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Arrays
    The HTML DOM
    Validating a Registration Form
    Function Syntax
    JavaScript Variables
    typeof Operator
    A Loosely-typed Language
    JavaScript Basics
    Variables, Arrays and Operators
    for in Loop Syntax
    Image Rollovers
    for Loop Syntax
    Square Bracket Notation
    do while Loop Syntax
    Image Rollover Function
    Returning Values from Functions
    Focus, Blur, and Change Events
    Switch / Case
    Validating Select Menus
    Basic Rules

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JQuery

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Getting RequireJS
    $(document).ready()
    Effects-
    Finding and Evaluating Plugins
    Creating Reusable Modules with RequireJS
    $ vs $()
    Beware Anonymous Functions
    Use $.data Instead of $.fn.data
    Managing Dependencies
    Getters and Setters
    Using Functions
    Specificity
    Triggering Event Handlers
    The Setup
    The Object Literal
    Creating New Elements
    Conditional Code
    Connecting Events to Elements

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JQuery Mobile

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Sending SMS Texts
    Dialogs Widgets and UI
    Levels of Support
    Progressive Enhancement
    Making Calls
    Buttons and Linking Pages
    ThemeRoller
    Overview
    Hosting vs. CDN
    Data-role
    HTML5 and CSS3 Getting Started with jQuery
    PhoneGap
    Basic Page Template
    Video The Theme Framework
    Virtual Integration with the Phone
    Orientation (Portrait/Landscape)
    Overriding Themes with Custom CSS Plugins
    Buttons and Toolbars
    plugin Architecture

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Microsoft Access

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • A two day intensive course. The course assumes no prior Access knowledge but takes candidates to the point where they can build, manage and query an Access based relational database.

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

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Microsoft Access Programming Using VBA

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • A three day course enabling participants to build Access based business applications. No prior programming experience is assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using Debugging Tools
    Using Intrinsic Functions
    Working with the Application Object
    Specifying a Recordset Cursor Location - Optional
    Understanding Errors
    Creating a Function Procedure
    Using the If...End If Decision Structures
    Naming Procedures
    Understanding Constants
    Understanding VBA's Error Trapping Options
    Using Visual Basic Help
    Setting Breakpoints
    Declaring Variables
    Using the For...Next Structure
    Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
    Working with the ADODB Recordset Object
    Stepping through Code
    Understanding the Order of Events
    Working with Events

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Microsoft Excel Power Query

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Performing Merges
    Importing Data
    Combining Worksheets
    Understand the M interface.
    Using PivotTables CONNECTING TO DATABASES
    Power Query Interface
    Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular. PERFORMING MERGES
    Loading Data
    Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional.
    Understanding the Issues
    Introduction to Power BI Desktop
    Loading into Power BI Desktop
    Importing, Transforming, and Loading Data into Excel and Power Pivot
    Loading into Power Pivot
    Data Sources GROUPING AND SUMMARISING WITH POWER QUERY
    Understanding Data Types WORKING WITH CSV, TXT AND EXCEL WORKSHEETS
    Appending Operations
    Understand working with relational data.
    Understand and utilize merges. LOADING YOUR DATA
    Using Ranges in Excel
    Summarising WORKING WITH THE POWER QUERY LANGUAGE “M”

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Microsoft Excel PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions DAX Language

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Logical Functions
    Exploring Data Types
    Relational Functions Understanding Evaluation Contexts
    Date Functions
    Statistical Functions
    Explaining Syntax
    Text Functions
    Filter Functions
    Introduction to DAX
    Using Multiple Calendars Utilising Advanced DAX Functionality
    Aggregation Functions
    Single Table Evaluation Context
    Many-to-Many Relationships
    PowerPivot Data Model
    Understanding Values
    Introduction to DAX
    Utilizing Operators
    Conversion Functions
    Mathematical Functions
    Working with Calendars

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Microsoft Power BI

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Combine data together from tables in your dataset. Modeling data
    The developer API
    Creating Power BI reports
    Power BI embedded
    Topics covered include- Introducing Power BI
    Using Excel as a data source for Power BI
    Understand the DAX syntax and use DAX functions to enhance your dataset.
    Overview of the Power BI Data Model. Using Power BI
    Using databases as a data source for Power BI
    Using the Power BI mobile app
    Use Power BI direct connectivity to access data in Azure SQL data warehouse
    Managing a Power BI solution
    Create calculated columns, calculated tables and measures. Interactive Data Visualisations
    Custom visuals Power BI mobile app
    Create relationships between data tables.
    Use Power BI with SQL Server Analysis Services data, including Analysis services models running in multidimentional mode. The Developer API
    The Power BI Interface
    Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
    Importing different data sources into Power BI
    Direct connectivity from the Power BI service
    Use Power Bi desktop to create interactive data visualisations. Direct Connectivity

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Microsoft Power Graphics

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Perspectives Power Query
    Utilise data sources.
    Merge datasets.
    Creating Charts
    Load data.
    Calculated Columns and Calculated Fields
    Importing Large Datasets
    Filter data.
    Use Bing maps.
    Navigate the Power Map interface.
    Utilize themes.
    Utilizing DAX Functions
    Utilizing Matrix
    Adding Slicers to Reports
    Working with Tables
    Navigate the Power BI interface.

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Microsoft Project Integrated Course

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Assigning Per Usage Costs
    Creating a Simple Assignment
    Understanding Working With
    Creating an Over Allocation Report
    Template
    Assigning Part Time Resources
    Working With Task Views
    Opening the Resource Pool Only
    Using Print Preview
    Using the Personal Template Folder
    Displaying Progress Lines
    Template Project Templates
    Copying Table Data
    Creating a Custom Filter for the View
    Modifying a Formula
    Assigning a Calendar to a Task Scheduling
    Modifying the Standard Calendar
    Creating a New Project File
    Working With the Standard Views
    Creating Dependencies
    Removing a Custom View and Its

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Microsoft Project Level 1

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 Milestones
    Understanding Work Contouring
    Changing the Unit Display Resourcing Concepts
    Understanding Tasks
    Understanding Printing
    Understanding Lead Time
    Entering Tasks
    The Importance of Planning
    Project Operations
    Starting Project in Windows
    Navigating the Help Window
    Understanding the Backstage
    Entering File Properties Creating Tasks
    Assigning a Calendar to a Task Scheduling
    Making Multiple Assignments
    Assignment – Creating Summary
    Creating a Simple Assignment
    Other Sources of Assistance
    Contouring Work Hours
    Working With Summary Tasks
    Printing a Gantt Chart

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Microsoft Project Level 2

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Printing Headers
    Changing Bar Text
    Understanding Overtime
    Changing Time Periods
    Printing Specific Dates and Pages
    Highlighting a Range of Tasks
    Creating Resource Problems
    Adding Fields Using Insert Column
    Creating a Custom View
    Exporting to PDF
    Understanding Constraints and
    Formatting Table Fields
    Rescheduling Tasks Assigning Materials
    Working With Multiple Files
    Entering Delayed Tasks
    Setting Page Breaks
    Creating A Baseline
    Assigning Material Costs
    Understanding the Timescale
    Creating an Over Allocation Report

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Microsoft Project Level 3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Running a Report
    Linking Subprojects to Resources
    Using Only Subproject Files
    Assembling a Resource Master
    Opening Shared Resource Projects
    Understanding Collaboration Options
    Creating Custom Fields
    Exporting to Microsoft Excel
    Editing a Macro
    Filtering Report Data
    Syncing Tasks With SharePoint
    Working With a Contact Resource
    Setting a Combined Project Start
    Filtering a Visual Report
    Saving a Project as a Template
    Creating the Custom View
    Breaking Subproject Links
    Creating a Visual Report From a

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Modeling M:M dimensions, Fact (degenerate) dimensions, Role-playing dimensions, writeback dimensions 
    Report Center (type of dashboard) uses KPIs, Reports, Excel Web, Filter 
    Basic syntax 
    Adding named sets 
    Adding scripts 
    What Is Microsoft BI? 
    SSAS Administration 
    Welcome to the Real Time - Proactive Caching 
    Demonstration of SQL Reporting Services with cube as data source 
    Actions - regular, drill-through and reporting 
    Other Documentation methods 
    Modeling intermediate fact tables 
    Excel Services 12 and AS (Web Services)
    Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views 
    .NET Assemblies
    Using SSAS in BIDS
    Beginning MDX 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • SSIS debugging windows 
    Importing and Exporting Data 
    Script in Control flow: The Script Task 
    Control Flow: The OnError event handler 
    Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
    Getting Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations 
    The Web Service Task 
    The Merge and Merge Join Transformations 
    Built-in log providers 
    Configuration options 
    The SSIS script editor 
    Executing packages – DTExec and DTExecUI 
    Variables and Configurations
    Variable scope 
    Using variables in data flow 
    Data Viewers 
    Data Sources 
    Launching BIDS 
    The Data Mining Model Training Destination 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Review the three SSAS Action Object Types: Regular, Drillthrough, and Reporting
    Define Business Intelligence
    Review Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
    Deploy and View a Sample Cube
    Advanced SSAS
    Using SSAS in BIDS
    Discover how to add .NET Assemblies
    OLAP Modeling
    Understand Basic OLAP Modeling (star schema)
    Use Relational and SSAS Partitions
    Understand Basic MDX Syntax
    Deploy and Synchronize Databases
    Create Cubes by using the Cube Wizard
    SSAS Administration
    Advanced Administration and Optimization
    Create Data Sources
    Understand SSAS Database Backup and Restore
    Implement Excel 2007 Pivot Tables and Charts

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Advanced Control Flow
    Packaging Logging 
    Going Beyond ETL
    Event Handling 
    Best Practices for Using Integration Services 
    Overview of Package Management 
    Variables and Configurations
    Synchronous and Asynchronous Transformations 
    Using Variables and Configurations between Packages 
    Overview of Control Flow in Integration Services 
    The Data Flow Task 
    Deploying Packages 
    Scripting in Control Flows with the Script Task 
    Create a Package Deployment Utility 
    Package Management
    Using Variables in Data Flow 
    Scripting and Custom Components
    Migrating and Maintaining SQL Servers with Integration Services 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Understand and utilize security.
    The Tabular Solution
    The Multidimensional Solution
    Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
    Utilizing Translations
    Common Analysis Services Solutions
    Developing Dimensions
    Exploring Security
    Understanding the Tabular Model
    Maintaining and Optimizing
    Handling Hierarchies.
    Creating a Cube
    Choosing the Right Model
    Understanding the Multidimensional Model
    Querying the Solution and Understanding DAX
    Understanding Perspectives
    Deploy a multidimensional model.
    Configuring Cube Options

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 the Import/Export Wizard
    Overview of Containers
    Moving Data with Data Flow
    Managing SQL with the SQL Tasks
    Working in the Explore Window
    Choosing the Script Task or Script Component
    Understanding Variables
    Administration of SQL Using the SQL Management Objects Tasks Data Flow
    Version Changes of SSIS From 2008-2012
    Utilizing Data Preparation Tasks
    Understanding Packages
    Utilizing SQL Server Integration Services Data Typing
    Using the Workflow Tasks
    Using Package Hierarchies: Parent Child
    Using Expressions in Packages Containers
    Using the Best Practices Debugging SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Working with XML
    Looping and Sequence Tasks
    Utilizing Container Loops Performing Joins
    Working with Advanced Logging and Reporting

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Builder SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Exploring the Report Builder Interface
    Working with Expressions
    Understanding Visualizations
    Filtering, Grouping, and Sorting
    Using the List Object to Combine Other Items
    Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Report Builder
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Wizards
    Working with Map Wizard
    Understanding HTML5 and Textboxes
    Examining Parameters
    Working with Datasets
    Creating Subreports and Drillthrough Reports
    Examining Maps
    Utilizing Lists
    Exploring Matrix
    Utilizing Dynamic Headers and Footers
    Exploring Subscriptions
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Basic Reports

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services SSAS Multdimensional Modelling

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Define Time Intelligence
    Create Calculated Members
    Work with Diagrams in Data Source View Designer
    Set Impersonation Options for a Data Source Connection
    Authorizing access to objects and operations
    Deployment Requirements and Considerations for Analysis Services Deployment
    Define Logical Relationships in a Data Source View
    Define a Many-to-Many Relationship and Many-to-Many Relationship Properties Measures and Measure Groups
    Processing Options and Settings
    Data Source object permissions
    Cube or model permissions Process permissions
    Modify or Delete in Solution Explorer Database Dimensions
    BI Wizard
    Move an Analysis Services Database
    Define Attribute Relationships
    Define a Data Source View
    Define Named Queries in a Data Source View
    Edit or Delete Partitions Merge Partitions
    Delete a Data Source
    Create Named Sets
    Use Aggregate Functions

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services Tabular Modelling

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Create and Manage Measures KPIs
    Create and Manage Roles
    Test a model in DirectQuery mode
    Data types supported
    Import Data
    Enable DirectQuery mode in SSDT
    Row filter mappings
    DirectQuery Mode
    Import from Power View
    Process Database, Table, or Partition
    Restore from Power Pivot
    Set the Data Type of a Column
    Delete a Column
    Create and Manage Tabular Model Partitions
    Tabular model designer
    Topics include- Overview of SSAS Tabular models
    Import from Power Pivot
    DAX formula compatibility in DirectQuery mode Tables and Columns
    Define partitions in DirectQuery models

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Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2016

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Reporting services components
    Add a drillthrough to a custom URL
    Use report services configuration manager to reconfigure SSRS servers.
    Preparing data for mobile reports
    Monitor and optimize the performance of SSRS on a given set of server hardware Extending and Integrating Reporting Services
    Overview of mobile reports
    Drilldown and drill through Sharing Reporting Services Reports
    Mobile report publisher
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services
    Secure access to reports by using authentication, permissions, and SSL encryption.
    Report caching, snapshots, and comments
    Integrate reporting services with other software Designing Reports for Tablets and Mobile Devices
    Creating a report with the report wizard
    Create a report using report builder or report designer.
    Schedules
    Using Datasets Creating Paginated Reports
    Configuring data access with report designer
    Databars, sparklines, indicators, gauges, and maps
    Use databars, sparklines, and indicators in reports Summarising Report Data
    Formatting data
    Configuring data access with report builder

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Oracle Business Intelligence - Create Reports and Interactive Dashboards

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • BI and Presentation Catalog Security
    Reusing Filters
    Navigating the Answers Interface
    Totals within Pivot Tables Advanced Formatting
    Column Formulas Using Primary Views
    Managing Dashboard Objects Creating a Report
    Miscellaneous Tasks Building a Dashboard
    Basic Navigation Using A Dashboard
    Chart View
    Controlling the Report Definition
    Understanding The Dashboard Interface
    About Views
    Column Formatting
    Ticker View
    Previewing the Answers
    Accessing The Presentation Catalog
    Managing the Views Using Secondary Views
    Preparing Objects for Dashboard Deployment
    View Selector View
    Pdf and Print Control
    Customizing the Table View

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Oracle PL/SQL

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Procedures and Functions 
    Multi-Row Queries 
    Character Data 
    The Cursor FOR Loop 
    Declaring and Opening Cursors 
    Fetching Rows 
    Collection Methods 
    The Implicit (SQL) Cursor
    Associative Array Collections 
    Internal LOBs 
    WHILE and FOR Loops 
    Working with LOBs 
    Using Nested TABLEs 
    The Package Interface and Implementation 
    Overloading Package Functions and Procedures 
    Comments and Labels 
    Triggers
    Using the %ROWTYPE Attribute 
    User-Defined Exceptions 

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Oracle SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Synonyms
    Loading Tables From External Sources 
    Oracle Versioning and History 
    Oracle Pseudocolumns 
    Data Manipulation and Transactions 
    Literal Values 
    SQL Queries - Joins 
    Other Database Objects 
    Concurrency 
    String Functions 
    Interactive SQL*Plus Scripts 
    Grouping Rows 
    Datatypes 
    Logical and Physical Storage Structures 
    The SQL Buffer 
    Aggregate Functions and Advanced Techniques 
    Date Functions 
    Relational Database and SQL Overview 
    Conversion Functions 
    Pattern Matching: LIKE and REGEXP_LIKE 

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PHP

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • PEAR:DB 
    Including Files 
    PHP Statements and Whitespace
    A Database-less Login Form 
    Alternatives ( | ) 
    Directory Functions 
    By Reference vs. By Value 
    fgets() 
    Authentication with PHP and SQL 
    Form Processing 
    Loops 
    Subpatterns ( () ) 
    Form Validation Functions with Regular Expressions 
    mail() 
    Perl-compatible Regular Expression Functions 
    HTML Forms 
    Regular Expression Syntax 
    Sending Email with PHP 

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PowerPoint Advanced

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Presentation
    Using Quick Layouts
    Sending a Presentation via Email
    Presenting a Slide Show Online
    Setting a Custom Templates Location
    Understanding Themes
    Cropping an Image
    Inserting a Screenshot
    Inserting an Image
    Saving and Sharing Presentations
    Slide Master
    Modifying Bullets
    Adjusting Column Widths
    Setting Up the Show
    Inserting Rows and Columns
    Applying Borders
    Inserting Action Buttons
    Viewing the Slide Master

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PowerPoint Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Applying Theme Variants
    Slide Shows
    Printing the Outline
    Inserting a Section Header Slide
    Using the Zoom Tool
    Understanding Presentation Views
    Using Google to Get Help
    Adding Shapes Before and After
    Presentation
    Presentation Methods and Hardware
    Planning a Presentation
    Creating a Hyperlink to Another
    Presentations
    Grouping Shapes
    Applying WordArt to Text
    Inserting a Picture With Caption Slide
    Aligning Objects Using Smart Guides
    Promoting and Demoting Shapes
    Understanding the Start Screen

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SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Popular Databases  
    Creating Tables
    Adding and Dropping Columns
    Subqueries      
    Dropping Tables
    Whitespace and Semi-colons
    Renaming Tables    
    Tables 
    Creating Views
    Creating Stored Procedures 
    Foreign Keys   
    The WHERE Clause and Operator Words    
    Aliases
    Calculated Fields
    The IN Operator 
    Outer Joins
    The LIKE Operator   

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SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Reporting Services 2005 Query and Report Parameters
    Key Considerations
    Creating Formulas
    Understanding What Just Happened
    Visibility
    Publishing Reporting Services 2005 Reports
    Building Report Models in Reporting Services 2005
    Perspectives
    Welcome to the Report Wizard Dialog
    Toolbar
    History Properties
    Using the Reporting Services 2005 Graphical Query Designer
    Design the Query Dialog
    Report Formatting Toolbar
    Designing the Layout
    SQL Server Management Studio Overview
    General
    Reporting Services 2005 Diagram Pane
    Create a Data Source

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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Explore creating groups 
    Creating Matrix Reports and Charts
    Investigate Reporting Services charts 
    Master the Reporting Services Grouping pane 
    Security
    Discover how to improve parameter prompts using drop-down list parameters 
    Find out how you can use conditional formatting to make your reports more dynamic 
    Discover the various global collections that you can reference in your expressions 
    Explore the basic architecture of SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Learn how to create a tabular report from scratch 
    Discover interactive sorting 
    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 
    Introducing SQL Server Reporting Services
    Discover how to create standard report subscriptions 
    Learn how to work with rich text to produce mail merge style reports 
    Investigate how to use the Report Views controls inlocal mode to display reports that don’t involve Reporting Services 
    Understand scope as it applies to aggregate functions 
    Learn how to deploy Reporting Services projects and individual reports and data sources 

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SQL Server Data Warehouse Implementation

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Add Packages to an SSIS Project Managing Control Flow
    Cleanse Data Using DQS Managing SSIS Package Execution
    Track Changed Data Managing Data Flow
    Securing Packages and Databases
    Introduction to Data Analysis and Reporting Concepts Creating Dimensions and Changing Granularity of Dimensions
    Overview of Data Warehouses
    Change Granularity Creating Fact Tables and Columnstore Indexes
    Troubleshoot Package Failures Deploying Packages
    Create Fact Tables
    Secure Databases Working with MDS and Windows Azure
    Deploy SSIS Packages
    Add Data Flow Components to a Data Flow Task
    Create Package Templates Implementing Data Flow
    Create an SSIS Project
    Execute Packages from Different Control Flow Working with Dynamic Variables
    Create Dimensions
    Perform Transformation Tasks
    Debugging and Troubleshooting Packages
    Profile OLTP Data
    Add Script Tasks and Script Components to an SSIS Package

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SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2012/2014

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 ...
  • Built-in Functions
    Overview
    Build a Simple Report
    Report Designer and Data Windows Configuring Report Projects
    Building a List Report Configuring Tablix  Properties and Groups
    User Collection
    Report Parameters
    Create a Report Based on a Shared Data Set  Creating Reports With  SQL Server Data Tools
    Create a Drop-Down List Parameter
    Globals Collection
    Report Definition Language (RDL)
    Installing SQL Server Data Tools
    Report Project Files and Folders
    Tablix Cell Content and Scope Building a Tablix Report
    Parameters and Stored Procedures
    Introduction to Report Builder
    Create a Custom Function  Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Shared Dataset Design View  Creating Ad Hoc Reports with Report Builder
    Work with Multivalued Parameters  Enhancing Reports with Data Visualisations
    Creating a Shared Data Source and Data Sets

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Transact SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • 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 2012 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.

    The course uses a SQL Server 2012 database but is suitable for users of earlier SQL Server versions. For those interested in external accreditation the course materials are mapped against the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Database Querying (70-461) exam syllabus.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Manage Stored Procedures
    Manage Query Plans
    Work with SSMS Working with T-SQL
    Configure User-Defined Functions (UDF)
    Overview of SQL Server
    Assign Aliases Using Queries
    Work with Date and Time Data Types
    Create Queries to Test Nullability
    Work with Dynamic SQL Working with Subqueries and Table Expressions
    Work with Advanced Functions Working with PIVOT, UNPIVOT, and Grouping Sets
    Work with Window Functions
    Work with Binary Data Types
    Control Program Flow
    Work with System Catalog Views Optimizing Query Performance
    Work with SSPs and SMOs
    Manage Views
    Work with System Databases
    Group and Aggregate Data Programming in T-SQL
    Work with Grouping Sets Managing Error Handling and Transactions
    Work with Table Expressions Working with Set Operators, Conditional Operators, and Window Functions
    Delete Data

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Visio

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Compound lines
    File and print properties
    Planning a diagram
    Basic diagrams
    Presentation Mode
    Organization charts
    Software and database diagrams
    The Visio interface
    Formatting text
    Formatting drawings
    Custom templates
    Shape properties
    Reporting
    Integration with Microsoft Word
    with background pages

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