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TRAINING COURSES MIDLANDS




ASP.NET using C#

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This course provides practical, hands-on expertise on developing Web Applications using ASP.NET 4 and C#. Numerous programming examples and exercises are examined. A working knowledge of HTML is however assumed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Web Development Using Visual Studio
    Site Navigation Controls 
    Choosing an ADO.NET Provider 
    URL Mapping 
    Filter Data in the GridView Control 
    Storing Session State in SQL Server 
    Client-Side and Advanced Debugging 
    Displaying Data with the GridView Control 
    Creating a Consistent Web Site 
    Using Rich Server Controls 
    LINQ to DataSets 
    Displaying and Editing Middle-Tier Data using the ObjectDataSource Control 
    Overview of ADO.NET 
    Custom Data Visualizers 
    Using the Complex Validators 
    Themes and Master Pages 
    Executing Commands 
    Server Debugging 
    Data Binding in ASP.NET 
    Using Cookieless Session IDs 

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ASP.NET using VB.NET

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This course provides a practical, hands-on overview of how to develop Web Applications using ASP.NET 4 and VB.NET. The course assumes a working knowledge of HTML and is suitable for anyone who wishes to use ASP.NET to develop dynamic web content.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Choosing an ADO.NET Provider 
    Introduction to Rich Controls 
    List Controls 
    Executing Commands 
    Using Rich Server Controls 
    Client-side Code Debugging in ASP.NET 
    Client-Side and Advanced Debugging 
    Allow Users to Select from a DropDownList in the Grid 
    Overview of ASP.NET Validation Controls 
    ASP.NET Web Applications 
    Site Navigation Controls 
    Application State 
    Filter Data in the GridView Control 
    Data Binding in ASP.NET 
    Debugging Client-Side JavaScript 
    Configuring Session State 
    The Calendar Control 

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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 ...
  • Choosing a Data Source 
    Formatting Individual Cells
    Understanding How Crystal Reports 
    Learning about Linking 
    Reordering Groups 
    Grouping on a Formula Field
    Group and Sort Direction 
    Performing Simple Number Calculations 
    Passing Data from the Main Report into a Subreport
    Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert
    Chart 
    Conditional Running Totals 
    Understanding the Formula Evaluation 
    The Fields Dialog Box 
    Using a Parameter to set N in a Top N or 
    The Formula Editor Toolbar 
    Sorting Records within a Group 
    Selecting Records with Multiple Criteria 
    CurrentFieldValue 
    Producing Charts 
    Selecting and Sizing Objects 

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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 ...
  • Declaring a Variable
    The Grouping Dialog Box 
    Case Sensitive vs. Case Insensitive 
    Formatting the Subreport
    Assigning a Value to a Variable
    Formatting Sections 
    Inserting Special Fields
    Applying the Drill Down Feature 
    Using the Status Bar 
    Calculating Percentages 
    Creating a Simple Report 
    What are Report Alerts
    Learning about Linking 
    Parameters
    Creating Text Objects 
    Grouping and Sorting Data 
    Allowing Multiple Values in Parameters
    Cascading Parameter Fields 
    Reordering Groups 
    Creating Running Totals for a List of 
    Exporting Your Reports Within Your Organization

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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 ...
  • Conditional Running Totals Prompting with Parameters
    Understanding Running Totals
    Modifying Individual Objects in the Chart
    Using the Chart Options
    Using the Sort Control
    The Main Components of the Design  Window
    Working with Text Objects
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    The Data Dialog Box
    Using Evaluation Time Functions
    Selecting and Sizing Objects
    Learning about Linking
    Using the Formula Workshop
    Charting Cross Tabs
    Drawing a Line
    Understanding How Crystal Reports Processes the Data
    Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
    Grouping on a Formula Field
    Separating Statements in Complex Formulas
    Exploring the Toolbars

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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 ...
  • Sorting Records within a Group
    Group and Sort Direction
    The Record Selection Dialog Box
    Placing Fields on the Report
    Using Group Selection to Filter the Records in the Report
    Creating Custom Groups
    Exporting to a Report Definition Format Using the Report Wizards
    Getting Help Formatting Features
    Conditional Running Totals Prompting with Parameters
    Creating Running Totals for a List of Numbers
    Database Filtering with the Select Expert
    Formatting Sections
    Using a Parameter to set N in a Top N or Bottom N report
    Adding Multiple Tables to a Report Creating and Using Formulas
    Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert Combining Multiple Tables
    Modifying Individual Objects in the Chart
    Modifying Groups
    Formatting Sections Conditionally
    Choosing a Data Source
    Creating Hyperlinks Creating Powerful Groups

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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 ...
  • Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Creating the Report
    Previewing the Report
    Adding and Working with Text Objects
    Using the Formula Workshop
    Using a Parameter to Select Records
    Managing Resources with Explorers
    Creating Running Totals for a List of Numbers
    Customizing Group Sort Order
    Creating a Dynamic Value List for Parameter Values
    Using the Formula Editor
    Understanding Running Totals
    Performing Simple Number Calculations
    Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas
    Pass #2
    Using a Parameter Field
    Understanding Subreports
    Pre-Pass #2
    Using Guides and Guidelines to Move and Align Objects
    Helpful Hints for Formatting the Report
    Manipulating Dates with Formulas

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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 ...
  • Transitions Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    Transitions and Transforms
    HTML5 Selectors and Pseudo Classes
    Responsive Images and the viewport Metatag
    The Target Pseudo-Class
    Fonts on the Web
    Browser Support
    Negation Pseudo-Class
    Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    Box Shadow Transitions, Transforms, and Animations
    Structural Pseudo-Classes Fonts and Text Effects
    Media Queries
    Preprocessors
    Image Borders
    UI Element States Pseudo-Classes
    Styling Video
    The CSS3 Speech Module

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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
    Exploring Data
    Models, Induction and Prediction SQL Server Analysis Services Data Mining Tools
    Topics include:
    Microsoft Neural Network Algorithm
    Data Mining Concepts
    Microsoft Clustering Algorithm
    Creating Reports Using Reporting Services
    Testing and Validation of Mining Models
    The User Interface
    Accuracy and Validation
    Microsoft Naïve Bayes Algorithm
    Data Mining Tab
    Cross Validation
    Visio Data Mining Add-In  
    Concepts and Terminology
    Model Usage
    Microsoft Linear Regression Algorithm
    Offline Mode and Immediate Mode

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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 ...
  • Flexible Background Images
    Local Storage Example
    Local Storage
    Media Queries
    Designing for Mobile Devices
    HTML5: Mobile Specific
    The GeoLocation API
    New HTML5 Features
    Accessing Camera, Contacts, Calendar, and More - But Not Yet
    Other Devices
    The Case for Flexible
    jQuery Mobile
    Media Queries
    Swiping to Change Pages
    A First Look at Foundation
    Google Maps
    Embedding from YouTube or Vimeo
    Converting Video Formats
    Building Responsive Sites

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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 ...
  • Assigning a Macro to the Toolbar
    Assigning a Macro to the Ribbon
    PivotTable Options
    Copying Subtotals
    Adding Option Button Controls
    Creating a Drop Down List
    Using the DCOUNT Function Validating Data
    Creating a Scenario Summary Report
    Creating Calculated Items
    Adding Worksheet Comments
    Creating a Linked Consolidation
    Creating Your Own PivotTable
    Testing a Validation
    Exporting Data as Text
    Using a Subtotalled Worksheet
    Inserting a PivotChart
    Adding a Check Box Control
    Understanding Database Functions
    Using Relative Names for Subtotals Data Consolidation
    Protecting a Worksheet With Controls Sharing Workbooks
    Providing Restricted Access to Cells

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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 ...
  • Other Sources of Assistance  
    Creating More Complex Formulas
    Formulas That Multiply and Divide
    Changing the Chart Type
    Understanding Copying in Excel
    Understanding the Charting Process
    Using the Blank Workbook Template
    Understanding Workbooks
    Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
    Formatting as Fractions
    Understanding Functions
    Recent Files and Folders Editing in a Workbook
    Summing Non-Contiguous Ranges
    Applying General Formatting
    Understanding the Status Bar
    Using a Recommended Chart
    Absolute Versus Relative Referencing
    Worksheet Wisdom Sorting Data
    Finding a Maximum Value
    The Print Options Creating Charts
    Understanding Formulas

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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 ...
  • Erasing Borders
    Moving a Worksheet
    Using Shape Styles
    Renaming a Worksheet
    More Top and Bottom Formatting
    Filling a Growth Series
    Applying a Bottom Border
    Filling Using Options
    Formatting Text
    Creating Sparklines
    Quick Tables Worksheet Tables
    Understanding the Format Pane
    Understanding Chart Elements
    Deleting a Table Chart Elements
    Switching to Manual Recalculation
    Understanding Conditional
    Formatting
    Fit to a Specific Number of Pages Applying Borders
    Converting a Table to a Range
    Understanding Format Codes

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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 ...
  • Viewing and Editing a Tour
    Creating a Data Model PivotTable
    Working With Data Model Fields
    Understanding Power Pivot
    Using Related Power Pivot Fields
    Displaying the Query Editor
    Working With Layers
    Adding a Data Column
    Adding Slicers Get & Transform
    Merging Queries
    Rearranging and Sorting Fields
    Creating a New Query From a File
    Saving and Sharing Queries
    Exporting a Tour as a Video
    Working With Scenes
    Formatting Data Model Fields
    Creating a Power View Sheet
    Understanding Get & Transform
    Updating a Power View Report
    Creating a New Query From the Web

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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 ...
  • Working with the PivotTable Objects
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
    Understanding Constants
    Working with Control Appearance
    Working with Methods
    Using the Toolbox
    Using the Immediate Window to Call Procedures
    Understanding Errors
    Stepping through Code
    Working with the Text Box Control
    Setting Control Properties in the Properties Window
    Understanding Macro Security
    Understanding the Err Object
    Working with the Combo Box Control
    Working with Variable Scope
    Working with the PivotFields Collection
    Creating an Event Procedure
    Working with Boolean Expressions
    Assigning a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar

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Flash ActionScript 3.0

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This two day Flash ActionScript 3.0 course will explore best practices when developing rich Flash applications, review important concepts such as syntax, object oriented programming, animating with ActionScript, and keyboard and mouse event handlers.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using the EX Operators 
    Demonstration -: Using EX Operators 
    ActionScript Basics 
    Using TextField Properties 
    Determine your Current Age 
    Tweening the Warp Animation
    Loading External XML Files and Filtering Books 
    Arrays 
    Dynamically Adding Symbols to the Stage 
    Controlling the SpaceShip 
    Adding Properties to a Class 
    Getting a Date with ActionScript 
    Adding Sound Effects to the SpaceShip 
    Loading Content Dynamically Into a MovieClip 
    Exploring the ActionScript Class Library 
    Working with TextFields 
    Working with Timers 
    Loading External Images 
    Converting Data Types and Operators 
    Accessing External XML Documents 

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Google Script Programming

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • A three aday course introducing the fundamentals  Google Acript Programming.  Participants will learn the how to create and manipulate Googe documents, folders, calendars and spreadsheets.  The course will also demonstrate how to link google documents a a underlying database.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Menus And Dialogues
    Google Spreadsheet Limitations Getting Started
    Using Google Services Spreadsheets and Sheets
    Sending An Email Using MailApp
    Form Example
    Text Functions
    A Data Entry Form
    User-Defined Functions Versus JavaScript Functions
    Practical Examples Email and Calendars
    Using A Function Callback
    Writing Database Records To A Google Spreadsheet
    File And Folder Permissions
    Creating A Web App
    Named Ranges
    Object Hierarchies
    Adding Files To And Removing Files From Folders
    Populating A Table
    Encapsulating A Complex Calculation
    Native And Host Objects
    The Sheet Object
    Google Apps Scripting

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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 ...
  • Checkboxes
    Email Links
    Alternative Text
    The title Attribute HTML Images
    CSS Comments
    Selectors
    Getting Started
    name vs. id
    The Inherit Value
    Unordered Lists
    Anchors
    Media Types and Units of Measurement
    Class Selectors
    Get vs. Post
    Whitespace
    HTML Links
    Breaks and Horizontal Rules
    Textareas Crash Course in CSS
    Attributes
    Long Descriptions

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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 ...
  • Web Database Storage
    Display of HTML5 Structural Elements
    A Sample Application
    Text Properties
    Accessibility
    autocomplete
    The New More Flexible Approach of HTML5 - Paving the Cowpaths
    HTML5 and JavaScript
    New Features of HTML5
    Modernizr
    Some Other New Form Field Attributes
    Outlining
    Laying out a Page with HTML5
    The HTML5 Way
    url and email
    Other Storage Methods

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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 ...
  • JavaScript Form Validation
    The HTML DOM
    Strings
    Associative Arrays
    Accessing Form Data
    Built-in Functions vs Methods
    Validating Radio Buttons
    Number(object)
    JavaScript Variables
    Basic Rules
    Working with Images
    Arrays
    for Loop Syntax
    JavaScript Objects, Methods and Properties
    Focus, Blur, and Change Events
    Function Syntax
    Backward Compatibility
    Validating Text areas
    while Loop Syntax

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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 ...
  • Conditional Code
    Cache Length during Loops
    Conditionals
    CSS, Styling, and Dimensions
    Data Types
    The Object Literal
    Avoid the Universal Selector
    Closures
    Getting RequireJS
    Using Functions
    Variable Definition
    Choosing Selectors
    Selecting Elements
    Functions as Arguments
    jQuery's Ajax-related Methods
    Custom Events-
    Operations on Numbers and Strings
    Triggering Event Handlers
    Events-
    The while Loop

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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 ...
  • Using Others' Plugins
    Collapsible Blocks Events
    Virtual Integration with the Phone
    plugin Architecture
    Overriding Themes with Custom CSS Plugins
    Video The Theme Framework
    Supported Devices/OSs/Browsers
    PhoneGap
    Progressive Enhancement
    Overview
    Hosting vs. CDN
    Buttons and Linking Pages
    Page Transitions
    Sliders
    Themes and Swatches
    Buttons and Toolbars
    Making Calls

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Microsoft Access 2007

  • 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 ...
  • Setting field properties
    Sorting and filtering records Working with reports
    Setting validation rules Basic queries
    Attaching SQL queries to controls Advanced queries
    SQL and Access
    Getting started
    Creating and using queries
    Relating tables
    Exploring tables
    Charts in forms
    PivotCharts
    Attaching macros to the events of database objects Advanced macros
    Interacting with XML documents
    Calculated fields
    Creating macros that require user input
    Performing operations in queries Using forms
    Working with input masks
    PivotTables
    PivotTables
    Labels Charts
    Adding calculated values

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Microsoft Access 2010

  • 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 ...
  • Setting field properties
    Complex queries
    Customized headers and footers
    Creating, running, and modifying macros
    Modifying PivotTables
    Working with input masks
    Using action queries Macros
    Exporting objects
    Adding combo boxes
    Creating macros that require user input
    Creating forms
    PivotCharts
    Organizing records Data entry rules
    Planning and designing databases
    Changing the design of a table
    Charts in forms
    Creating macros for data transfer
    Creating and using queries
    Optimizing resources
    Modifying query results and queries
    Creating reports

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Microsoft Access 2013

  • 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 ...
  • SQL and Access
    Calculated values and subreports
    Importing objects
    Exploring tables
    Creating tables Fields and records
    Database Concepts
    Modifying lookup fields
    Subdatasheets Complex queries
    Optimizing resources
    Working with input masks
    Creating parameter queries
    Creating macros for data transfer Importing, exporting, and linking objects
    Protecting databases
    Using calculated fields
    Adding calculated values
    Label printing Charts
    Linking Access objects
    Advanced form types Reports and printing
    Creating and using queries
    Setting validation rules Basic queries
    Finding and editing records

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Microsoft Access 2016

  • 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 ...
  • Modifying Table Structures
    Database Security
    Querying Techniques
    Designing a Lookup Database
    Creating and Using Forms
    Using a Navigation Form
    Macro Techniques
    Creating Queries
    Creating and Using Macros
    Calculations in Queries
    Formatting Tables
    Setting Table Relationships
    DIY Forms
    An Introduction to VBA
    Importing and Exporting Records
    Sorting and Filtering
    Working With Records
    Adding Transactional Records
    Creating a Relational Database
    Understanding VBA
    Relational Database Design

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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 ...
  • Working with Recordsets
    Introduction to Programming in Access
    Using the If...End If Decision Structures
    Understanding the Err Object
    Using the For...Next Structure
    Understanding Collections
    Debugging Code
    Understanding Error Handling
    Working with Properties
    Declaring Variables
    Considering Variable Scope and Lifetime Together
    Using Intrinsic Functions
    Setting Breakpoints
    Understanding Modules
    Understanding the Order of Events
    Using Visual Basic Help
    Understanding Recordset Cursor Properties - Optional
    Naming Procedures

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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 ...
  • Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional.
    Loading into Power Pivot
    Understand the M interface.
    Loading into Excel
    Importing, Transforming, and Loading Data into Excel and Power Pivot
    Loading Data
    Understanding the Issues
    Importing Data
    Summarising WORKING WITH THE POWER QUERY LANGUAGE “M”
    Understanding and Handling Special Situations
    Understanding Data Types WORKING WITH CSV, TXT AND EXCEL WORKSHEETS
    Performing Merges
    Loading into Power BI Desktop
    Understand working with relational data.
    Using Ranges in Excel
    Power Query Interface
    Data Sources GROUPING AND SUMMARISING WITH POWER QUERY
    Using PivotTables CONNECTING TO DATABASES
    Combining Worksheets
    Introduction to Power BI Desktop
    Working with Folders and Files

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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 ...
  • Filter Functions
    Explaining Syntax
    Mathematical Functions
    Information Functions
    Single Table Evaluation Context
    Using Multiple Calendars Utilising Advanced DAX Functionality
    Date Functions
    Introduction to DAX
    Text Functions
    Conversion Functions
    Multiple Table Evaluation Context Working with Dates
    Many-to-Many Relationships
    The CALCULATE Function
    Relational Functions Understanding Evaluation Contexts
    Handling Errors Using DAX Functions
    Working with Calendars
    Logical Functions
    Understanding Values
    Introduction to DAX
    PowerPivot Data Model

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

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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 ...
  • Importing Data
    Understanding Aggregations
    Power Map
    Utilizing Matrix
    Exploring the Power View Interface
    Calculated Columns and Calculated Fields
    Configuring Drill Through
    Working with Tables
    Importing Data with a Query
    Merge datasets.
    Perform data cleaning.
    Utilise data sources.
    Power View
    Perspectives Power Query
    Creating Charts
    Understanding DAX
    Add time to a presentation.
    Visualizing Power View Reports

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Microsoft Project 2007

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Printing views and reports
    Customizing reports
    Working with hyperlinks Exchanging project data
    Modifying a task list
    Working with filters
    Creating a Work Breakdown Structure Scheduling tasks
    Importing data
    Observing project progress Analyzing and adjusting the plan
    Setting up task links
    Creating a toolbar and a menu
    Creating macros
    Using drawing tools
    Exploring the Project window
    Sharing resources across projects Project communications
    Formatting a project file
    Working with advanced task options Managing resources
    Consolidating and sharing projects
    Working with groups
    Copying data
    Creating base calendars
    Creating custom views

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Microsoft Project 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Handling resource conflicts Using templates and importing data
    Task relationships
    Exporting to Office applications
    The Project window
    Working with templates Creating projects from other programs
    Project costs Views and tables
    The base calendar
    Working with tables Filters, groups, and sorting
    Monitoring progress Analyzing and adjusting the plan
    Project files
    Customizing Project
    Updating an active project
    Custom fields Managing multiple projects
    Hyperlinks
    Team Planner view Working with reports
    Finalizing schedules
    Task options Resource management
    Working with views
     Macros
    Filters Groups Sorting tasks and resources Finalizing the task plan

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Microsoft Project 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Task relationships
    Standard reports
    Setting baselines
    Exporting to Office applications
    Project management concepts
    Analyzing and adjusting the plan
    The Project window
    Using templates and importing data
    Views and tables
    Handling resource conflicts
    Custom views
    Sharing resources among projects Exchanging project information
    Working with templates
    Resources and calendars
    Task links
    Sorting tasks and resources Finalizing the task plan
    Collaboration
    Custom fields Managing multiple projects
    The Work Breakdown Structure

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Microsoft Project 2016 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 ...
  • Assembling a Resource Master
    Modifying a Formula
    Changing Gantt Chart Styles
    Gantt Chart View
    Simple Resource Assignments
    Inserting Custom Fields
    Working With Effort Driven Tasks
    Assigning Part Time Resources
    Using The Tracking Box
    Exporting to Microsoft Excel
    Understanding Effort Driven
    Using a Custom Filter
    Working With Calendars
    Working With a Contact Resource
    Creating an Over Allocation Report
    Copying to Microsoft Excel
    Modifying a Template
    Changing Calendar Options

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Microsoft Project 2016 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 ...
  • Using the Ribbon
    Changing the Unit Display Resourcing Concepts
    Examining Task Information
    Understanding Resource Availability
    Entering Milestones
    Understanding Lead Time
    Making Multiple Assignments
    Modifying the Standard Calendar
    Understanding Task Dependencies
    Understanding Effort Driven
    Understanding Sheet Views
    Working With Tables
    Printing a Help Topic
    Understanding Printing
    Creating Dependencies in Task
    Printing Sheet Views
    Entering File Properties Creating Tasks
    Critical Path and Project Slack
    Assigning Calendars to Resources
    Assigning a Calendar to a Task Scheduling

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Microsoft Project 2016 Level 2

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft Project 2016 - 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 ...
  • Editing Existing Filters
    Switching Work Assignments
    Resources
    Basic Data Highlighting
    Using a Custom Filter
    Changing Bar Styles Advanced Printing
    Checking Work For Materials Costs
    Creating A Baseline
    Adding Fields Using Add New Column
    Creating a Deadline
    Highlighting Tasks With Specific
    Highlighting Date Ranges
    Contouring Materials Usage
    Understanding Project Views
    More Highlight Filters
    Reviewing Current Costs
    Using Custom Views
    Changing Bar Text
    Reviewing Our Project
    Creating a Simple Lookup Table
    Rescheduling Tasks Assigning Materials

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Microsoft Project 2016 Level 3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft Project 2016 - 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 ...
  • Understanding Visual Reports
    Assigning Resources From the Pool
    Understanding Excel Visual Reports
    Using a Custom Project Template
    Cloning an Existing Report
    Creating WBS Codes
    Applications
    Running a Report
    Understanding Resource Sharing
    Creating the Resource File
    Understanding Graphical Indicator
    Creating a Lookup Custom Field
    Making Reports Global
    Inserting Custom Fields
    Entering Lookup Table Values
    Finalising the Master Other Applications
    Recording a Macro
    Checking for Resource Links

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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 ...
  • Adding named sets 
    Adding scripts 
    Modeling changing dimensions - Dimension Intelligence w/ Wizard 
    Translations - cube metadata and currency localization 
    OLAP Modeling 
    Example cube as seen using Excel pivot table 
    Rapidly changing dimensions / ROLAP dimensions 
    Excel Services 12 and AS (Web Services)
    Understanding dimensional modeling - Dimensions (Type 1, 2, or 3) or rapidly changing 
    Understanding fact (measures) and cube modeling 
    Report Center (type of dashboard) uses KPIs, Reports, Excel Web, Filter 
    Welcome to the Real Time - Proactive Caching 
    Most-used Functions & Common tasks 
    Security - roles and permissions 
    Clustering - high availability 
    .NET Assemblies
    New MDX functions 
    Using the MDX query editor in SQL Server Management Studio 

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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 ...
  • Script in Data flow: The Script Component 
    Property expressions 
    Getting Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations 
    Advanced Control Flow
    SSIS Package Management
    The Copy Column Transformation 
    Data Sources 
    Script in Control flow: The Script Task 
    The SSIS menu 
    The WMI tasks 
    The Conditional Split Transformation 
    The Multicast Transformation 
    SSIS debugging windows 
    Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages 
    Using variables in data flow 
    Using variables to pass information between packages 
    Product History 
    The Data Mining Query Transformation 
    SSIS Package Architecture Overview 

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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 ...
  • Discover how to add .NET Assemblies
    Understand Basic MDX Syntax
    Review the three SSAS Action Object Types: Regular, Drillthrough, and Reporting
    View Aggregation Designs
    Advanced SSAS
    Understand Common MDX Functions and Tasks
    Use Excel 2007 as a Data Mining Client
    Review MDX Functions New to SSAS 2008
    Implement SSIS to Manage SSAS Datbases
    Understand Data Mining Concepts
    OLAP Modeling
    Design Reports by using Report Builder
    Explore how to add MDX Script Commands
    Use Relational and SSAS Partitions
    See how to Create Translations for Cubes and Dimensions
    Model with SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS)
    What Is Microsoft Business Intelligence?
    Introduction to Data Mining

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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 ...
  • Variables and Configurations
    Migrating and Maintaining SQL Servers with Integration Services 
    Using Variables in Control Flow 
    Using Variables in Data Flow 
    Packaging Logging 
    Data Flow Best Practices 
    Advanced Control Flow
    The Data Flow Task 
    Deploying Packages 
    Checkpoints 
    Deployment and Management Best Practices 
    Installing a Package 
    Package Deployment
    Executing Packages 
    When Things Go Wrong 
    Using Integration Services Beyond ETL 
    Working with Analysis Services 
    Extending Integration Services Capabilities through Code 

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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 ...
  • Maintaining and Optimizing
    Developing Dimensions
    Creating a Cube
    Managing Measures
    Dissecting with Dimensions
    Configuring Cube Options
    Understanding Perspectives
    The Tabular Solution
    Exploring Security
    Browsing the Model
    Relating with Relationships
    Examining Deployment Options
    Understand and utilize security.
    Understanding the Tabular Model
    The Multidimensional Solution
    Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
    Deploying
    Processing Strategies

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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 ...
  • Managing SQL with the SQL Tasks
    Utilizing Data Preparation Tasks
    Working with XML
    Handling Errors Common SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns
    Version Changes of SSIS From 2008-2012
    Examining the SSIS Engine
    Choosing the Script Task or Script Component
    Examining the Transformation and Other Tasks Variables, Parameters and Expressions
    Data Loading with the Analysis Services Tasks
    Using Expressions in Packages Containers
    Using Package Hierarchies: Parent Child
    Using Destinations and Understanding choices
    Using the Workflow Tasks
    Designing to Troubleshoot: Using Precedence Constraints
    Overview of Containers
    Understanding Deployment Strategies 
    Creating SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Understanding Packages
    Working in the Explore Window
    Optimizing Sources for Extraction
    Utilizing Cache Modes in Joins Tuning SQL Server Integration Services Packages

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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 ...
  • Utilizing Data Sources
    Utilizing Lists
    Utilizing Charts
    Understanding Variances Between SQL Versions
    Examining Parameters
    Understanding Visualizations
    Utilizing Dynamic Headers and Footers
    Filtering, Grouping, and Sorting
    Exploring Table or Matrix Wizard
    Mastering Data Region(s)
    Examining Maps
    Working with Expressions
    Formatting Reports
    Using Tables
    Examining Management
    Exploring the Report Builder Interface
    Understanding HTML5 and Textboxes
    Exploring Subscriptions

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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 ...
  • Batch Processing Remote Processing
    Move an Analysis Services Database
    Define a Referenced Relationship and Referenced Relationship Properties
    Create a Dimension Using the Dimension Wizard
    Partition Writeback Calculations
    Data Source object permissions
    Database permissions
    Read Definition permissions
    KPIs Actions
    Cube or model permissions Process permissions
    Using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
    Add or Remove Tables or Views in a Data Source View
    Configure Measure Group Properties
    Create Measures and Measure Groups
    View the XML for an Analysis Services Project Data Sources
    Create Named Sets
    Create Remote Partitions
    Data Source Views
    Delete a Data Source View Dimensions
    Rename a Multidimensional Database Processing a multidimensional model
    Define Assignments and Other Script Commands

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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 ...
  • Data sources supported in tabular 1400 models
    Manage Roles by using SSMS
    Add columns to a table
    Import from Analysis Services
    Create and Manage Perspectives Translations Roles
    Delete Relationships
    Create a Relationship Between Two Tables
    Import Data
    Create and Manage Partitions in the Workspace
    Add sample data to DirectQuery models
    Connect to a tabular model database
    Import from Power Pivot
    Data sources supported in SSAS  tabular 2016 Create Tabular Models
    DAX formula compatibility in DirectQuery mode Tables and Columns
    Create and Manage Tabular Model Partitions
    Add a table Delete a Table
    Version comparison
    Specify Mark as Date Table for use with Time Intelligence
    Process Tabular Model Partitions
    Object-level security

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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 ...
  • Configuring data access with report builder
    Preparing data for mobile reports
    Publish a report to reporting services Working with Reporting Services Data
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services
    Reporting services tools Reporting Services Data Sources
    Report caching, snapshots, and comments
    Implementing report filters and parameters Visualizsng Data with Report Services
    Report parameters
    Use databars, sparklines, and indicators in reports Summarising Report Data
    Add a drillthrough to a custom URL
    Report sub-reports
    Use report services configuration manager to reconfigure SSRS servers.
    Configuring data access with report designer
    Creating a report with the report wizard
    Monitor and optimize the performance of SSRS on a given set of server hardware Extending and Integrating Reporting Services
    Drilldown and drill through Sharing Reporting Services Reports
    Reporting services components
    Mobile report publisher
    Extend reporting services functionality with external assemblies.
    Schedules
    Create a report using report builder or report designer.

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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 ...
  • Prompts Column Formatting
    Sections and Pages
    Managing The View of the Dashboard Page
    Logical Data Models
    Managing Dashboard Objects Creating a Report
    Column Selector View
    Legend View
    Warehouse Databases
    Totals within Pivot Tables Advanced Formatting
    Using Dashboard Prompts
    Set Operations
    A Pivoting Scenario
    Sorting Data
    Report Attributes
    Basic Navigation Using A Dashboard
    Creating a New Request
    BI and Presentation Catalog Security
    Downloading the Answers Report Formatting
    Ticker View
    Viewing Supplementary Content
    Databases and Data Models

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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 ...
  • Parameter Modes 
    Stored Subprograms 
    The UTL_FILE Package 
    Comments and Labels 
    Overloading Package Functions and Procedures 
    Conditional Statements IF/THEN 
    The DBMS_LOB Package
    Procedures and Functions 
    The DBMS_METADATA Package 
    Collection Methods 
    PL/SQL Syntax and Logic 
    Calling a Stored Procedure 
    Compile-Time Warnings 
    Cascading Triggers and Mutating Tables 
    Creating Packages 
    FORALL Statement 
    Dependencies and Validation 
    Packages 
    The Package Interface and Implementation 

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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 ...
  • Relational Database and SQL Overview 
    The INSERT Statement 
    Data Manipulation and Transactions 
    The Aggregate Functions 
    Sample Database 
    Selecting from Multiple Tables 
    Numeric Functions 
    Graphical Clients 
    Outer Joins 
    Intervals 
    Using Oracle SQL*Plus 
    Running SQL*Plus Scripts 
    Transaction Management 
    Compound Expressions 
    Joining Tables 
    The DELETE statement 
    SQL Queries - Joins 
    Date Functions 

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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 ...
  • Arrays 
    preg_replace() 
    Appending to an Array 
    Sending Email with PHP 
    fgets() 
    Getting File Information 
    Advantages and Disadvantages of PEAR DB 
    Cookies 
    Reading from Associative Arrays 
    Passing Variables via the Query String 
    break and continue 
    Passing Variables on the URL 
    Regular Expressions 
    Writing to a File 
    fopen() 
    Form Validation and Presentation Functions 
    Alternatives ( | ) 
    String Manipulation Functions 

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PowerPoint 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Media clips
    Slide shows Proofing and delivering presentations
    Interactive elements
    Running presentations
    Working with Chart Tools Action buttons, custom slide shows, and equations
    Using comments
    Getting started
    Saving presentations
    WordArt Pictures
    Speaker notes
    Templates and themes
    Adding shapes
    Modifying objects
    Working with hyperlinks
    Printing presentations Customizing PowerPoint
    The PowerPoint window
    Custom themes Using graphics and multimedia
    Finishing a presentation
    Getting help New presentations
    Using text in objects Working with graphics

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PowerPoint 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Proofing presentations
    Applying content to shapes Graphics
    Media clips
    Creating a basic presentation
    Application settings
    Slide masters and transitions
    Photo albums Customizing slide elements
    Working with SmartArt graphics
    Modifying graphics
    Working with charts
    Reviewing and finishing
    Working with slides Editing slide content
    Formatting text and lists
    Transitions and timings
    Distributing presentations
    Action buttons and equations
    Embedding and linking content Finalizing and distributing presentations
    Applying content from a Word outline
    Custom slide shows Graphics and media

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PowerPoint 2016 Advanced

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 - 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 ...
  • Applying Borders
    Deleting a Customised Theme
    Changing the Theme Fonts
    Editing Audio Clips
    Setting a Custom Templates Location
    Applying a Picture Style
    Template
    Saving to OneDrive
    Document
    Rotating and Flipping Images
    Using Quick Layouts
    Understanding Media in PowerPoint
    Rehearsing Timings
    Creating a Template From a Theme
    Recolouring an Image
    Aligning Table Data
    Understanding Action Buttons
    Using a Customised Theme

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PowerPoint 2016 Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016  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 ...
  • Navigating the Help Window
    Presentations
    Promoting and Demoting Shapes
    Slide Shows
    Understanding Backstage View
    Inserting a Section Header Slide
    Editing Shapes
    Printing Slides
    Saving a Presentation
    Connecting Shapes
    Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
    Planning a Presentation
    Understanding Printing
    Adding Sections
    Adding Shapes Below
    Opening Multiple Presentations

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Publisher 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Print preparation
    Typography
    Basic publications
    Graphics in typography
    Multi-page layouts
    Table basics
    Publication setup
    Stacking and grouping objects
    Layout and design techniques
    Mail merge and catalog merge
    Bookmarks
    Adding elements to a Web site
    Basic design options
    Publication output
    Modifying form properties

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Publisher 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Publisher 2013 are sufficient to be able to create publications such as flyers, newsletters and labels.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using Font Schemes
    Understanding The Backstage View
    Starting Publisher
    Text Box Margins
    Creating Numbered Lists
    Creating A Text Box
    Exiting Safely From Publisher Your First Publication
    Creating Labels
    Using A Two Page Master
    Using Fills And Tints
    Showing And Collapsing The Ribbon
    Creating A Publication From A Template
    Using Sample Fill Colour Design and Layout
    Creating Additional Master Pages
    Inserting Pages
    Deleting Shapes Working With Pictures
    Using Baseline Guides
    Swapping Pictures
    Filtering Data
    Navigating The Help Window
    Aligning Text

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Publisher 2016

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Publisher 2016 are sufficient to be able to create publications such as flyers, newsletters and labels.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Inserting Text Fields
    Text Techniques
    Hyphenation
    Working With Layouts
    Creating a Publication From a
    Importing Text
    Wrapping Text
    The Open Dialog Box
    Working With Text
    Creating WordArt
    Naming Pages
    Aligning Shapes
    Saving for Photo Printing
    Using Baseline Guides
    Inserting Page Parts
    Merge Printing
    Understanding the Start Screen
    Using Guides
    Printing a Publication
    Using Fills and Tints

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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 ...
  • Sorting By Column Position
    Selecting Distinct Records
    Dropping Tables
    Benefits of Stored Procedures
    DELETE   
    Renaming Tables    
    The NOT Operator 
    The LIKE Operator   
    Sorting By Multiple Columns  
    Foreign Keys
    Relational Databases
    Creating Stored Procedures 
    Grouping and Aggregating Data    
    Simple SELECT Statements
    Case Sensitivity
    Mathematical Calculations
    Calculated Fields
    Primary Keys
    The IN 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 Security
    Data Output
    Understanding the Model Designer
    Shared Schedules
    Data Output
    Server Properties
    Web Folder Properties
    Parts of the Chart
    Previewing a Report
    Create a Data Source
    Reporting Services 2005 Windows
    Reporting Services 2005 Deployment Options
    Deploying Reports with Development Studio
    Dynamic Parameter Values (From Query)
    Add Report Parameter to a Dataset
    Adding Data Fields to a Table Data Region
    Configure and Run the Job Package
    Report Groupings

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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 ...
  • Investigate how to call a custom assembly from a report 
    Learn how to create a tabular report from scratch 
    Find out how to display parameter values in report headers 
    Discover how to improve parameter prompts using drop-down list parameters 
    Calculation and Formatting
    Snapshots and Subscriptions
    Find out how you can use conditional formatting to make your reports more dynamic 
    Learn how to create parameters in ad-hoc SQL 
    Learn how to create data-driven report subscriptions 
    Managing Reporting Services
    Explore the basic architecture of SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Learn how to deploy Reporting Services projects and individual reports and data sources 
    Learn how to create matrix reports 
    Discover the classes and methods exposed by the Reporting Services Web Service API 
    Creating Tabular and List Reports
    Creating Matrix Reports and Charts
    Learn how to use URL to integrate Reporting Services reports into your applications 
    Explore the potential deployment and security issues that might arise when working with custom assemblies 
    Investigate the scheduling of report snapshots 

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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 ...
  • Execute Packages from Different Control Flow Working with Dynamic Variables
    Execute SSIS Packages on the Server
    Debug Package Execution Components
    Configure MDS
    Change Granularity Creating Fact Tables and Columnstore Indexes
    Debugging and Troubleshooting Packages
    Configure the Package Execution Strategy
    Add Data Flow Components to a Data Flow Task
    Overview of Data Warehouses
    Troubleshoot Package Failures Deploying Packages
    Secure Databases Working with MDS and Windows Azure
    Create Dimensions
    Deploy SSIS Packages
    Add Packages to an SSIS Project Managing Control Flow
    Profile OLTP Data
    Track Changed Data Managing Data Flow
    Cleanse Data Using DQS Managing SSIS Package Execution
    Overview of Data Warehouse Components
    Deploy a Control Flow
    Introduction to Data Warehouses

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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 ...
  • Tablix Cell Content and Scope Building a Tablix Report
    Report Items Collection
    Data Set Parameters
    Building a List Report Configuring Tablix  Properties and Groups
    Formatting Tablix Rows and Columns Making Reports Interactive
    Page Headers and Footers Report Formatting Options
    Create Shared Data Sources and Data Sets
    Create a Custom Function  Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Displaying the Parameter Value and Label for a Drop-Down List Parameter
    Formatting Text Boxes from the Toolbars
    Variable Collection
    Page Structure Properties
    Sharing Custom Code with Multiple Reports Calculations Using Expressions and Functions
    Groups before Row Headers
    Parameters and Stored Procedures
    Preview Performance
    Working with Maps and Spatial Data  Enhancing Reports with Data Visualisation
    Shared Data Sources
    Create a Drop-Down List Parameter
    Create a Data Source Connection

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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 ...
  • Configure Indexes
    Work with Table Expressions Working with Set Operators, Conditional Operators, and Window Functions
    Create Queries to Test Nullability
    Delete Data
    Work with Binary Data Types
    Manage Triggers
    Group and Aggregate Data Programming in T-SQL
    Create Queries Using Join Algorithms
    Write CASE Expressions Working with SQL Data Types
    Create Queries Using Built-in Functions
    Work with String and Numeric Data Types
    Merge Data Working with SQL Server Built-in Functions
    Perform Advanced Filtering Querying Data from Multiple Tables
    Work with Advanced Functions Working with PIVOT, UNPIVOT, and Grouping Sets
    Analyze Data from Query Plans
    Assign Aliases Using Queries
    Control Program Flow
    Manage Transactions Querying SQL Server System Metadata
    Implement Error Handling
    Work with Date and Time Data Types
    Work with Window Functions

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Visio 2007

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Formatting drawings
    Visio basics
    Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Project management diagrams
    Working with organization charts
    Navigating in Visio
    Integrating Visio with other programs
    The Visio environment
    Custom shape design
    Basic diagrams
    Formatting text blocks
    Integration with Microsoft Word
    Using windows and stencils
    Custom properties
    Templates
    Working with links
    Working with background pages

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Visio 2010

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Custom stencils Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Creating technical layouts
    Working with links Network and brainstorming diagrams
    Planning a diagram
    Working with background pages
    Flowcharts
    Organization charts Formatting drawings
    Integration with PowerPoint
    Formatting shapes and lines Working with pages
    Editing objects Basic diagrams
    Displaying shape dimensions Custom themes and templates
    Integration with Microsoft Word
    Shape behaviors
    Getting started
    Windows, stencils, and objects Drawing tools
    Project management diagrams
    Network diagrams
    Shape properties
    Special drawing operations
    Organization charts

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Visio 2013

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Software and database diagrams
    Documenting software systems
    Basic diagrams
    Layout and connection techniques
    Project management diagrams
    Brainstorming diagrams
    Presentation Mode
    Formatting drawings
    Custom themes and templates
    Integration with Microsoft Outlook
    Network diagrams
    Customization and reporting
    Formatting shapes and lines
    Displaying shape dimensions
    Custom stencils

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Word 2010 Advanced

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This course aims to provide the skill and knowledge to create more intricate and complex documents by using Microsoft Word at a more advanced level.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding Styles
    Navigating With A Table Of Contents
    Using A Sample Template
    Indexing
    Setting Field Properties
    Downloading An Online Template
    Inserting A Building Block
    Marking Index Entries
    Applying Character Styles
    Saving A Custom Theme
    Running A Macro
    Setting Macro Security
    AutoText
    Updating Formulas In A Table
    Controlling Widows And Orphans
    Creating A Watermark
    Understanding Text Boxes
    The Field Dialog Box

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Word 2010 Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This course focuses on basic document production using Microsoft Word 2010 and is designed to give the learner a sound understanding of how documents are created, formatted, and printed.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Launching Dialog Boxes
    Setting Tabs On The Ruler
    Understanding Shapes
    Changing Paper Sizing
    The Open Dialog Box
    Inserting A Drawing Canvas
    The Save As Dialog Box
    Understanding How Help Works
    Switching Between Headers And
    Using The Blank Document
    Understanding Dialog Boxes
    Documents
    Page Layout
    Techniques For Selecting Text
    Viewing The Ruler
    Using Default Tabs
    Inserting A Blank Header
    Typing Numbers
    Cutting And Copying
    Understanding Pictures

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Word 2013 Advanced

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Tracking changes
    Working with shapes
    Mail Merge
    Advanced document formatting
    Creating and formatting sections
    Web pages Working in Word efficiently
    Mailing labels and envelopes Illustrations
    Customizing the ribbon
    Macros  
    Creating forms
    Working with columns
    Creating diagrams
    Formatting text graphically
    Document properties
    Data sources for the recipient list
    Inserting objects and charts
    Indexes, bibliographies, and footnotes Document sharing
    Document design Document References
    Tables of contents and captions
    Finalizing documents Document interactivity

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Word 2013 Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Paragraph formatting
    Headers and footers
    Examining formatting
    Find and replace Formatting text
    New documents
    Getting started
    Printing and exporting documents
    Character formatting
    The Word window
    Working with table content
    Tab settings
    Working with graphics Styles and outlines
    Document navigation Editing text
    Cut, copy, and paste
    Working with text
    Page setup
    Paragraph spacing and indents Tables
    Table design options
    Changing the table structure
    The Undo and Redo commands
    Working with outlines Proofing, printing, and exporting

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Word 2016 Level 1

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This hands-on beginner’s course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft Word 2016 to create everyday documents required either at work or at home. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed documents. The course begins by showing the learner how to navigate around Microsoft Word 2016. It then quickly gets the learner to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Applying Picture Styles to Pictures
    Process
    Selecting a Printer
    Viewing Gridlines
    Understanding Mail Merge
    Viewing a Document in Read Mode
    Cutting and Copying
    Showing Paragraph Marks
    Drag and Drop Copying
    Using the Format Painter
    Selecting Text Using the Mouse
    Changing Paper Sizing
    The Open Place
    Using Undo
    Quick Printing
    Your First Document
    Resetting Pictures
    Pictures Tell a Story
    Understanding Online Pictures
    Outdenting Paragraphs

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Word 2016 Level 2

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • This course aims to enhance existing skills by covering more specific documentation creation aspects such as working with multiple documents, formatting tables, tabs, lists, merging, section breaks, templates and more.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Inserting Column Breaks
    Applying a Theme to a Template
    Deleting Document Property Data
    Creating Section Headers and
    Applying 3D Rotation Effects
    Footers
    Applying Glow Effects
    Running a Saved Merge
    Creating Columns of Text
    Opening a Recipient List
    Applying Picture Styles to Images
    Saving a Recipient List
    Changing the Direction of Text
    Downloading an Online Template
    Arranging Shapes
    Applying a Fill in Rule
    Inserting Hard and Soft Returns
    Previewing the Merge
    Applying Character Styles
    Changing Shape Outlines
    Inserting First Page Headers and

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Word 2016 Level 3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Microsoft Word 2016 - Level 3 is designed for Microsoft Word users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of the software beyond basic document creation so that they can create and work with features such as SmartArt, indexes, master documents, interactive fields and much more.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Changes
    Bookmarks
    Protecting and Saving the Form
    Deleting a Macro
    Dictionary
    Saving a Document as MacroEnabled
    Endnotes
    Opening and Editing a PDF in Word
    Adding Words to the Custom
    Customising the Grammar Checker
    Customising a Table of Contents
    Removing Marked Entries
    Tracking Changes
    Working With a Read Only Document
    AutoCorrect

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