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MIDLANDS TRAINING COURSES 

TRAINING COURSES MIDLANDS




About Enable Technology Midlands Training Courses

Enable Technology specialise in succinct skills based training. The tutor delivering the course will be a Microsoft certified expert. Each course participant will be issued with training resources which they can continue to use after the training. Anyone attending the course can contact the Tutor for as long as they like after the course. The ongoing support by a Microsoft expert is an important part of the service we offer.

Enable Technology training courses are delivered as instructor led courses. This taught course is available online. Course participants can join a a virtual classroom. They can talk to the tutor, share their screen and watch the tutor demonstrate each topic. The syllabus can be modified to accommodate your specific training needs.

The Enable Technology group of companies has been operating continuously providing IT training since 1998. Some of our clients are National Power PLC, Homeserve PLC, Countrywide Homes Limited, Unipart Group, Birmingham City Council, Shell UK Oil Products Ltd, Carillion PLC and Lloyds TSB Bank PLC.




Crystal Reports 2008

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Record Selection Formula Templates 
    Conditionally Formatting Multiple Sections
    Formatting Features 
    Creating Multiple Groups in a Report 
    Specifying and Limiting a Range for a Parameter
    Filter Types of the Select Expert 
    Parameter Field Considerations
    Parameters
    Refreshing the Data 
    Using an Edit Mask to Limit String 
    Managing Resources with Explorers 
    Creating a Cross-Tab with Multiple Rows or Columns
    Using Evaluation Time Functions
    Creating String Formulas 
    Creating Boolean (True/False) Formulas 
    Unlinked versus Linked Subreports
    Using a Parameter to set N in a Top N or 
    Customizing the Cross-Tab Format
    Parameter Fields Overview

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Crystal Reports 2011

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Working with Cross-Tab Reports
    Creating Custom Groups
    Producing Charts 
    Creating Report Alerts
    Formatting on Report Alerts
    Moving and Aligning Objects 
    Chart 
    Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report 
    Importing a Pick List
    Using a Variable in a Formula
    Understanding How Cross-Tabs Affect Your Data
    Using Group Selection toFilter the Records in the Report
    Formatting Objects 
    Report Alerts
    Specifying and Limiting a Range for a Parameter
    Combining Multiple Tables 
    Selecting Specific Records from the Database 
    Formatting Sections Conditionally 
    CurrentFieldValue 
    Cascading Parameter Fields 
    Creating a Group 

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Crystal Reports 2013

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names Report Alerts
    Cascading Parameter Fields Using Advanced Formula Features
    Basing Report Formulas or Conditional Formatting on Report Alerts
    Drawing a Box
    Refreshing the Data
    Performing Simple Number Calculations
    Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Record Selection Formula Templates Grouping and Sorting Data
    Creating Running Totals for a List of Numbers
    Using the Section Expert to Work with Sections Using the Running Totals Feature
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    Placing Fields on the Report
    Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas Conditional Formatting
    Getting Help Formatting Features
    Inserting Lines and Boxes
    Using a Parameter to set N in a Top N or Bottom N report
    Creating a Group
    Sorting with a Parameter
    Drawing a Line
    Understanding the Formula Evaluation Subreports
    Creating Report Alerts

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Crystal Reports 2016

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day intensive Crystal Reports 2016 is aimed at report writers. Delegates will learn how to connect to an underlying database and how to design parametrised reports which filter, group and aggregate data. The course will demonstrate how to correctly join database tables, access SQL views and use stored procedures.

    No prior Crystal Reports knowledge is assumed

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Displaying Parameter Fields
    Creating Text Objects
    Using Multiple Parameter Fields in Reports
    Grouping on a Formula Field
    Understanding Running Totals
    Placing Fields on the Report
    Filter Types of the Select Expert
    Using an Edit Mask to Limit String Parameters
    Previewing the Report
    Inserting Lines and Boxes
    Autosaving the Report
    Performing Simple Number Calculations
    Passing Data from the main Report into a Subreport
    Creating a Cross-Tab Report
    Crating a Cross-Tab with Multiple Rows or Columns
    Using a Parameter to Select Records
    Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert Combining Multiple Tables
    Editing Charts
    Understanding the Formula Evaluation Subreports
    Working with Text Objects
    Exporting to Windows Applications

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Crystal Reports XI

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Case Sensitive vs. Case Insensitive
    Starting a New Report
    Changing Background Colours
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    The Record Selection Dialog Box
    Hiding and Suppressing Sections
    Exploring the Toolbars
    Helpful Hints for Formatting the Report
    Applying a Template and the consequences
    The Fields Dialog Box
    The Group Sorting Dialog Box
    Database Links versus Subreports in One-to-Many Situations
    Working with Text Objects
    Using a Field Name to Customize the Group Name
    Previewing the Report
    Reordering Groups
    Using a Formula to Customize the Group Name Field
    Pass #1
    Using Auto-Arrange Chart
    Creating a Dynamic Value List for Parameter Values
    About the Formula Workshop

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CSS3

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Media Queries
    Web Accessibility
    Frameworks and Grid Systems
    HTML5 Selectors and Pseudo Classes
    The Opacity Property
    Rounded Corners
    Structural Pseudo-Classes Fonts and Text Effects
    Responsive Images and the viewport Metatag
    Fonts on the Web
    Video Formats
    Flexible Box Model Vendor Prefixes
    Backgrounds
    Text Shadow
    The History of CSS
    Font Services
    Embedding Media
    Implementing CSS3 in the "Real World"
    Word Wrapping Colors, Gradients, Background Images, and Masks

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Data Mining using Excel and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Data Mining Concepts
    Management
    Data Modelling
    The Mining Model Prediction Tab
    Offline Mode and Immediate Mode
    Cross Validation
    Topics include:
    Saving Results to the Database
    Data View
    Cross Validation
    Microsoft Linear Regression Algorithm
    Creating Reports Using Reporting Services
    Data Preparation
    Microsoft Neural Network Algorithm
    Microsoft Sequence Clustering Algorithm
    Saving Queries
    Concepts and Terminology
    Microsoft Association Algorithm
    Microsoft Time Series Algorithm
    Types of Data Mining Algorithms

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Developing Websites for Mobile Devices

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Integrating with the Home Screen
    Video Formats
    Using max-device-width
    Controlling the Video through JavaScript
    Flexible Images and Other Media
    Browser and Device Support
    Designing for Mobile Devices
    jQuery Mobile
    Framework: Foundation
    Google Maps
    HTML5: Mobile Specific
    Accessing Camera, Contacts, Calendar, and More - But Not Yet
    Linearizing the Layout
    The Case for Flexible
    Flexible Background Images
    Hosting Your Own Videos
    Targeting Widths and Devices with CSS3 Media Queries
    Using data Attributes
    New HTML5 Features
    Other Devices

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Excel Advanced

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding PivotTables
    Adding a Scroll Bar Control
    Creating a Default Scenario
    Adding a Spin Button Control
    Using Subtotals With AutoFilter
    Saving a Document as Macro Enabled
    Deleting Comments Recorded Macros
    Enabling Tracked Changes
    Creating a Manual Group
    Assigning a Macro to the Toolbar
    Disabling Tracked Changes
    Consolidating From Different Layouts
    PivotTable Options
    Using an Advanced Filter
    Creating a Number Range Validation
    Inserting a Timeline Filter PivotTable Features
    Adding a Group Box Control
    Using Names in Scenarios
    Exporting Data as Text
    Updating Links Between Workbooks Grouping and Outlining
    Grouping in PivotTable Reports

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Excel Basic

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Number Formatting
    Launching Dialog Boxes
    Working With an Embedded Chart
    Editing Longer Cells
    Approximating Row Height
    Understanding Moving in Excel
    Using a Recommended Chart
    Understanding Number Formatting
    Typing Formulas
    Multiple Value Filters
    What if Formulas
    Typing Dates
    Navigating a Workbook
    Increasing and Decreasing Decimals Row and Column Formatting
    Finding a Minimum Value
    Viewing Worksheet Gridlines
    Selecting a Printer
    Printing an Entire Workbook
    Other Sources of Assistance  
    Specifying the Number of Copies
    Worksheet Wisdom Sorting Data

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Excel Intermediate

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Exploding Pie Slices
    Clearing the Background
    Understanding Defined Names
    The PMT Function Complex Formulas
    Settings Rows as Repeating Print
    Creating a Table From Data
    Adding a Data Table Chart Object Formatting
    Repositioning the Legend
    Long-Hand Formulas
    Formatting With WordArt
    Deleting a Custom Fill List
    Understanding Borders
    Working With Table Styles
    Removing Duplicates
    The LOOKUP Function
    Aligning Numbers Using Custom
    The NOW Function
    Filling a Series
    Understanding Sparklines
    Formatting Clock Time

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Excel Power Pivot

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating a New Query From the Web
    Viewing and Editing a Tour
    Creating a Calculated Field
    Switching Visualisations
    Adding Titles and Images
    Creating a Power View Sheet
    Power View
    Working With Scenes
    Creating a New Query From a File
    Connecting to a Data Source
    Using Related Power Pivot Fields
    Creating a Timeline
    Editing Query Steps
    Working With Location Fields
    Managing Data Columns
    Displaying the Query Editor
    Adding Slicers Get & Transform
    Enabling Power Pivot

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Excel Programming Using VBA

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using the For Each...Next Structure
    Navigating the Excel Object Hierarchy
    Creating a PivotTable Using Worksheet Data
    Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
    Working with Methods
    Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook
    Controlling Program Execution
    Understanding Errors
    Using Input Boxes
    Working with Variable Scope
    Creating a Sub Procedure
    Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Using Intrinsic Constants
    Using the Select Case...End Select Structure
    Using the Immediate Window to Call Procedures
    Using Intrinsic Functions
    Creating an Event Procedure
    Understanding the Err Object
    Launching a Form in Code

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HTML

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

    No prior HTML or web development knowledge is assumed. 

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Whitespace
    The Tag
    Password Fields
    Breaks and Horizontal Rules
    The HTML Skeleton
    Get vs. Post
    Long Descriptions
    TheElement TheElement
    Making Images Accessible
    Absolute vs. Relative Paths
    Descendant Selectors
    Anchors with the id Attribute
    External Style Sheets
    Form Elements
    HTML Links
    Text Fields
    XHTML vs. HTML
    Nesting Ordered Lists
    Grouping
    Some XML Stuff Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    CSS Comments

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HTML 5

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Drawing Lines
    Accessibility
    The HTML 4 Way
    Managing ApplicationCache with JavaScript
    Rectangles
    Some Other New Form Field Attributes
    Page Structure
    Multiple Sources
    progress and meter
    The New More Flexible Approach of HTML5 - Paving the Cowpaths
    Modernizr
    HTML5 Audio and Video
    drawImage() - Sprites
    Multiple Sub-Paths
    The Problems HTML 4 Addresses
    HTML5 Web Storage
    Overview of HTML5 Web Storage
    Drag and Drop API

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JavaScript

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

    No prior programming knowledge is assumed.-

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • The HTML DOM
    The this Object
    Image Rollovers
    Validating a Registration Form
    Switch / Case
    Function Syntax
    Accessing Form Data
    Preloading
    Square Bracket Notation
    Associative Arrays
    Strings
    Variables, Arrays and Operators
    Built-in Functions
    JavaScript Syntax
    Number(object)
    Properties
    if - else if - else Conditions
    do while Loop Syntax
    typeof Operator
    Array Properties and Methods

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JQuery

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Moving, Copying, and Removing Elements
    Creating New Elements
    Switch Statements
    Namespacing Events
    Avoiding Conflicts with Other Libraries
    Beware Anonymous Functions
    Saving Selections
    Don't Treat jQuery as a Black Box
    Avoid the Universal Selector
    Manipulating Attributes
    Checking Types
    CSS, Styling, and Dimensions
    Keep Things DRY
    The for Loop
    jQuery.fx.off
    Utility Methods
    $(document).ready()

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JQuery Mobile

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

    Prior knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript is required.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • What Is jQuery Mobile?
    Lists and Buttons
    Overriding Themes with Custom CSS Plugins
    Sliders
    Virtual Integration with the Phone
    HTML5 and CSS3 Getting Started with jQuery
    Page Transitions
    Making Calls
    Creating Your Own Plugin
    Sending Emails
    Supported Devices/OSs/Browsers
    Buttons and Toolbars
    Buttons and Linking Pages
    Video The Theme Framework
    PhoneGap
    Hosting vs. CDN
    Ajax-driven Page Navigation
    Overview

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Microsoft Access

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Aggregation Queries
    Designing a Lookup Database
    Sorting and Filtering
    Action Queries
    Relational Database Design
    Creating and Using Forms
    Adding Records to a Table
    Navigation Pane Protection
    Using a Navigation Form
    Creating and Using Reports
    Multi Table Queries
    Creating Queries
    Creating and Using Macros
    Parameter Queries
    Macro Techniques
    Database Wellness
    Macros on Forms
    Setting Table Relationships
    DIY Forms
    Calculations in Queries
    Understanding VBA

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Microsoft Access Programming Using VBA

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This course introduces participants to programme using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). We don't assume any prior programming background. Essentially candidates will learn how to create distributed scalable Access applications.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Why Program in Access?
    Setting Break Expressions
    Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
    Creating a Function Procedure
    Using the Select Case...End Select Structure
    Locking Records for Updating
    Organizing Code and Procedures
    Guidelines for use of Branching Structures
    Setting Breakpoints
    Using Intrinsic Constants
    Stepping through Code
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Specifying a Recordset Cursor Type
    Declaring Variables
    Using the If...End If Decision Structures
    Using Debugging Tools
    Debugging Code
    Understanding Modules
    Understanding the Order of Events
    Using Break Mode during Run Mode

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Microsoft Excel Power Query

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

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

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

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Microsoft Excel PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions DAX Language

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Date Functions
    Aggregation Functions
    Information Functions
    Conversion Functions
    PowerPivot Data Model
    Understanding Values
    Many-to-Many Relationships
    Text Functions
    Exploring Data Types
    Single Table Evaluation Context
    Mathematical Functions
    Statistical Functions
    The CALCULATE Function
    Explaining Syntax
    Introduction to DAX
    Filter Functions
    Relational Functions Understanding Evaluation Contexts
    Introduction to DAX
    Utilizing Operators
    Handling Errors Using DAX Functions

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Microsoft Power BI

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Viewing reports from Excel files Shaping and Combining Data
    Using databases as a data source for Power BI
    Managing a Power BI solution
    Power BI desktop queries
    The Power BI Interface
    Direct connectivity from the Power BI service
    Overview of the Power BI Data Model. Using Power BI
    Shape data using formatting and transformations.
    Using the Power BI mobile app
    Creating Power BI reports
    Create calculated columns, calculated tables and measures. Interactive Data Visualisations
    Create relationships between data tables.
    Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
    Use Power BI direct connectivity to access data in Azure SQL data warehouse
    Create a Power BI dashboard
    Understand the DAX syntax and use DAX functions to enhance your dataset.
    Importing data into Power BI
    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
    Topics covered include- Introducing Power BI
    Importing different data sources into Power BI

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Microsoft Power Graphics

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Power View
    Creating PivotTables
    Configuring Drill Through
    Topics include –
    Power Map
    Perform data cleaning.
    Importing Data
    Applying Filters
    PowerPivot
    Navigate the Power Map interface.
    Utilizing DAX Functions
    Exploring the Power View Interface
    Understand querying with natural language
    Perspectives Power Query
    Examining Tiles
    Creating Charts
    Creating Relationships
    Calculated Columns and Calculated Fields

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Microsoft Project Integrated Course

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • The Project Screen
    Managing Shared Resources
    Manually Updating Tasks
    Using Only Subproject Files
    Modifying a Schedule Using
    Formatting Chart Objects
    Understanding Task Durations
    Creating a Custom Filter
    Assembling a Resource Master
    Inactivating a Task Resourcing a Project
    Using a Custom Table
    Running a Report
    Combining Projects
    Recording a Macro
    Other Sources of Assistance Resource Levelling
    Working With Calendars
    Working With Task Views
    Understanding Visual Reports
    Understanding Lag Time

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Microsoft Project Level 1

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

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Assigning Resources in a Sheet
    Checking Progress
    Project Operations
    Entering Material Resources
    Entering Cost Resources
    Starting Project in Windows
    Understanding How Help Works
    Creating Dependencies Automatically
    Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
    Entering Lag Time
    Previewing Before You Print
    Using the Ribbon
    Adjusting Resource Availability
    Resource Assignment Summary Assigning Resources
    More Resources in Multiple Assignments
    Entering Tasks
    Printing a Help Topic
    Understanding the QAT
    Gantt Chart View
    Selecting a Printer
    Understanding the Backstage

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Microsoft Project Level 2

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

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Highlighting Tasks With Specific
    Assigning Overtime
    Using Print Preview
    Using Another Cost Table
    Viewing Project Costs Constraints and Deadlines
    Rescheduling Tasks
    Case Study Variable Costs
    Displaying Progress Lines
    Manually Updating Tasks
    Assigning Fixed Costs
    Changing Bar Text
    Changing Gantt Chart Styles
    Assigning Variable Usage Material
    Using a Hyperlink Field Controlling Project Data
    Changing Time Periods
    Modifying Specific Tiers
    Adding a Constraint
    Assigning Fixed Material
    Printing Headers
    Applying Filters

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Microsoft Project Level 3

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

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Combining Projects
    Removing Items From the Global
    Creating a Custom Table for the View
    Preparing for the Master Project
    Creating a Visual Report From a
    Creating a New Report
    Creating an Outline Code Mask
    Setting Project Links
    Editing a Macro
    Running a Report
    Custom Fields
    Setting a Combined Project Start
    Modifying a Formula
    Creating a Read Only Subproject
    Filtering Report Data
    Managing Shared Resources
    Finalising the Master Other Applications
    Filtering a Visual Report
    Creating a Common Resource Pool
    Changing Data in a Combined Project
    Opening Shared Resource Projects

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services SSAS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Adding named sets 
    Advanced SSAS
    Data Mining dimensions 
    Actions - regular, drill-through and reporting 
    MS BI is comprehensive - more than Analysis Services on SQL Server 
    Modeling intermediate fact tables 
    Cube Storage and Aggregation 
    New MDX functions 
    Beginning MDX 
    Using the MDX query editor in SQL Server Management Studio 
    Welcome to the Real Time - Proactive Caching 
    Processing mining models 
    KPIs 
    Using the Add Business Intelligence Wizards - write-back, semi-additive measures, time intelligence, account intelligence 
    OLAP Modeling 
    Clustering - high availability 
    Adding calculated members 
    Report Center (type of dashboard) uses KPIs, Reports, Excel Web, Filter 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services SSIS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • The Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation 
    The Bulk Insert Task 
    Database Maintenance Plans 
    The SSIS Service 
    Introduction to SSIS component development 
    Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
    The FTP Task 
    Introduction to Control Flow
    Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages 
    Built-in log providers 
    Advanced Data Flow
    The deployment utility 
    The WMI tasks 
    Containers – grouping and looping 
    Working with Packages 
    SSIS Package Architecture Overview 
    Data Sources 
    Script in Data flow: The Script Component 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services SSAS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • View a Cube by using SQL Reporting Services
    Customize Cube and Dimension Processing
    Create Data Source Views
    Define Business Intelligence
    Discover how to Create Perspectives
    Advanced SSAS
    Using SSAS in BIDS
    Review Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
    Implement Excel 2007 Pivot Tables and Charts
    Implement SSIS to Manage SSAS Datbases
    Review the Algorithms that SSAS Includes
    Work with Multiple Fact Tables and the Dimension Usage Subtab in BIDS
    Understand Basic OLAP Modeling (star schema)
    Use Excel 2007 as a Data Mining Client
    Learn how to use the Business Intelligence Wizard
    Understand the Development Environment
    Implement SSAS Security

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services SSIS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Package Deployment
    Data Flow Best Practices 
    Create a Package Deployment Utility 
    Using Containers 
    Scripting and Custom Components
    Working with Analysis Services 
    Exploring and Executing a Package Outside of BIDS 
    Working with Windows Management Instrumentation
    Data Flow Transformations 
    Migrating and Maintaining SQL Servers with Integration Services 
    Understanding Variables 
    Control Flow
    Advanced Data Flow
    Installing a Package 
    Advanced Control Flow Overview 
    Using Advanced Transformations 
    Advanced Control Flow
    Deploying Packages 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Analysis Services SSAS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Analysis Services Tools.
    Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
    Understanding the Multidimensional Model
    Deploy a multidimensional model.
    Measures and Measure Groups
    Common Analysis Services Solutions
    The Tabular Solution
    Understand and utilize security.
    Developing Dimensions
    Deploying
    Configuring Cube Options
    Utilizing Attributes
    Utilizing Translations
    Handling Hierarchies.
    Deploying
    Maintaining and Optimizing
    The Multidimensional Solution
    Creating a Cube

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Integration Services SSIS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Performing Joins with the Lookup Transformation
    Working in the Explore Window
    Utilizing Sequences in a Container
    Working with XML
    Choosing the Script Task or Script Component
    Using Expressions in Packages Containers
    Designing to Troubleshoot: Using Precedence Constraints
    Administration of SQL Using the SQL Management Objects Tasks Data Flow
    Managing SQL with the SQL Tasks
    Examining the SSIS Engine
    Using the Best Practices Debugging SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Examining the Transformation and Other Tasks Variables, Parameters and Expressions
    Utilizing Connection Managers SQL Server Integration Services Tasks
    Utilizing SQL Server Integration Services Data Typing
    Overview of Containers
    Working with Advanced Logging and Reporting
    Moving Data with Data Flow
    Understanding Parameters SQL Server Integration Services Tools
    Coding the Script Task
    Creating SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Understanding Deployment Strategies 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Builder SSRS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Visualizing Your Company Report Templates
    Exploring Gauges
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Basic Reports
    Filtering, Grouping, and Sorting
    Working with Map Wizard
    Exploring the Report Builder Interface
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Wizards
    Examining Parameters
    Utilizing Chart Wizard
    Utilizing Data Sources
    Using the List Object to Combine Other Items
    Examining Maps
    Exploring Table or Matrix Wizard
    Utilizing Charts
    Understanding Visualizations
    Using Tables
    Planning Your Reports
    Utilizing Dynamic Headers and Footers
    Understanding Report Parts

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services SSAS Multdimensional Modelling

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Calculations using the Business Intelligence Wizard
    Define a Referenced Relationship and Referenced Relationship Properties
    Configure Measure Group Properties
    Define Logical Primary Keys in a Data Source View
    View the XML for an Analysis Services Project Data Sources
    Error Configuration Roles and Permissions
    Deploy Model Solutions Using XMLA
    Create Remote Partitions
    Database permissions
    Partition Writeback Calculations
    Set Impersonation Options for a Data Source Connection
    Define Attribute Relationships
    KPIs Actions
    Designing Aggregations
    Deployment Requirements and Considerations for Analysis Services Deployment
    Overview of SSAS Multidimensional Modelling
    Processing Databases, Dimensions and Partitions
    Define a Regular Relationship and Regular Relationship Properties
    Move an Analysis Services Database
    Change a Partition Source
    Data Source Views

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services Tabular Modelling

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Data types supported
    Create and Manage Partitions in the Workspace
    Delete Relationships
    Version comparison
    Import from Power View
    Create and Manage Perspectives Translations Roles
    DirectQuery Mode
    Filter Data in a Table Relationships
    Manage Roles by using SSMS
    Create a Calculated Table
    Restore from Power Pivot
    Data sources supported in SSAS  tabular 2016 Create Tabular Models
    Database Process Partitions in the Workspace Database Perspectives
    Specify Mark as Date Table for use with Time Intelligence
    Data sources supported in tabular 1200 models
    Create and Manage Measures KPIs
    Delete a Column
    Define partitions in DirectQuery models
    Data sources supported in SSAS tabular 2017
    Add a table Delete a Table

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Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2016

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Formatting data
    Configuring data access with report builder
    Publish a report to reporting services Working with Reporting Services Data
    Report sub-reports
    Reporting services tools Reporting Services Data Sources
    Report subscription and delivery Administering Reporting Services
    Create a report using report builder or report designer.
    Monitor and optimize the performance of SSRS on a given set of server hardware Extending and Integrating Reporting Services
    Use report services configuration manager to reconfigure SSRS servers.
    Schedules
    Add a drillthrough to a custom URL
    Overview of mobile reports
    Work with expressions and embedded code.
    Extend reporting services functionality with external assemblies.
    Implementing report filters and parameters Visualizsng Data with Report Services
    Mobile report publisher
    Use databars, sparklines, and indicators in reports Summarising Report Data
    Sorting and grouping
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services
    Data filters
    Secure access to reports by using authentication, permissions, and SSL encryption.

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Oracle Business Intelligence - Create Reports and Interactive Dashboards

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • About Database Technologies
    Managing The View of the Dashboard Page
    View XML and SQL Calls Administering The Presentation Catalog
    Defining the Pivot View
    No Results View Using Pivot Table Views
    Logical Data Models
    Controlling the Report Definition
    Managing the Views Using Secondary Views
    About Business Intelligence
    Report Attributes
    Reusing Filters
    Using Prompts to Filter Data
    Legend View
    Warehouse Models and Schemas
    Understanding the Dashboard Structure
    Filtering Data
    Set Operations
    Databases and Data Models
    Miscellaneous Tasks Building a Dashboard
    Launch BI Presentation Services
    Using Dashboard Prompts

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Oracle PL/SQL

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • WHILE and FOR Loops 
    Row-Level Triggers 
    Other Supplied Packages
    Using Nested TABLEs 
    Beyond Declarative Integrity 
    VARRAY and Nested TABLE Collections 
    Procedures and Functions 
    Creating a Stored Procedure 
    Privileges for Stored Programs 
    BULK COLLECT Clause
    LOB Locators 
    Local Procedures and Functions 
    Conditional Statements IF/THEN 
    Records and Collections
    Types of Triggers 
    FORALL Statement 
    Internal LOBs 
    Dates and Timestamps 
    Compile-Time Warnings 

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Oracle SQL

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Sample Database 
    Controlling Access to Your Tables 
    Data Inconsistencies 
    Literal Values 
    Relational Database Management Systems 
    Creating Views 
    Nulls and DISTINCT 
    Buffer Manipulation Commands 
    The CASE...WHEN Expression 
    SQL Queries 
    Grouping Rows 
    Views 
    Datatypes 
    Scalar Functions 
    Updatable Views 
    Defining Tables 
    Modifying Table Definitions 
    Introduction to SQL 
    Running SQL*Plus Scripts 

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PHP

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Code Organization 
    magic_quotes_runtime 
    A Database-less Login Form 
    PHP Functions 
    String Manipulation Functions 
    Grouping ( [] ) 
    mysqli() Overview 
    Regular Expression Tester 
    Initializing Associative Arrays 
    Working with Associative Arrays 
    Authentication with PHP and SQL 
    Sending a Password by Email 
    Type Strength 
    Flow Control 
    Session Functions 
    Regular Expression Syntax 
    Escape Character ( \ ) 
    Reading from Two-dimensional Arrays 
    Conditional Processing 

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PowerPoint Advanced

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding the Chart Format
    Applying Slide Transitions to the
    Setting Up the Show
    Changing the Slide Background
    Packaging Presentations for CD
    Understanding Pictures
    Creating a Custom Show
    Elements
    Sending a Presentation via Email
    Modifying Slide Layouts
    Creating Custom Slide Layouts
    Optimising and Compressing Media
    Applying Picture Effects
    Setting Up a Speaker-Led Show
    Presenting a Slide Show Online
    Resizing and Positioning a Table
    Using Slide Transitions
    Understanding Templates
    Understanding Slide Masters

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PowerPoint Basic

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

     

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Copying Shapes
    Aligning Objects Using Smart Guides
    SmartArt
    Using the Zoom Tool
    Opening Multiple Presentations
    Make It Readable
    The Save As Dialog Box
    Navigating a Presentation
    Formatting Shapes
    Resizing Shapes
    Creating an Internal Hyperlink
    Switching Between Open
    Presentation
    Adding Notes to Your Slides
    Customising the Status Bar
    Adding Sections
    Saving a Presentation
    Accessing Backstage View
    Slide Shows
    The Open Place
    Applying a Colour Scheme

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SQL

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Mathematical Calculations
    Primary Keys
    Relationships
    Aliases
    Simple SELECT Statements
    Dropping Views
    Renaming Tables
    Creating and Modifying Tables
    Creating Views
    Selecting All Columns in All Rows
    Multi-table Joins
    Using CASE Inserting, Updating and Deleting Records
    Dropping Tables
    Popular Databases
    CASE syntax
    Datatypes
    Common String Functions
    Checking for NULL
    The BETWEEN Operator

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SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services SSRS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Select the Data Source Dialog
    Create a Dataset
    Reporting Services 2005 Data Options
    Managing Reporting Services
    Creating a Report Model Project
    Data Source Properties
    Current Classroom Folder Structure
    Select the Report Type Dialog
    Report Item Style Properties
    Previewing a Report with Parameters
    Understanding Security Settings
    Web Folder Properties
    Using Reporting Services 2005 Report Builder
    Designing the Layout
    Creating a Report Model Data Source
    Understanding Report Builder
    Reporting Services 2005 Administration
    Reporting Services 2005 Windows
    Choose Table Style or Matrix Style Dialog

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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services SSRS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Gain a basic understanding of the components behind SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Explore the use of the Report Viewer controls to create Web pages and Windows Forms that render Reporting Services reports in place 
    Investigate how to call a custom assembly from a report 
    Explore exporting reports to a variety of formats and using the client-side printing feature of Reporting Services 
    Learn how to format report items using the formatting toolbars, the Properties window, and the Textbox Properties dialog box 
    Explore the basic architecture of SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Ad-Hoc Reporting with Report Builder 2.0
    Learn how to deploy Reporting Services projects and individual reports and data sources 
    Programming Reporting Services
    Learn how to solve common parameter issues 
    Learn how to work with rich text to produce mail merge style reports 
    Creating Matrix Reports and Charts
    Advanced Reporting Services Programming
    Dig into the use of unbound, multivalued, and cascading parameters 
    Creating Tabular and List Reports
    Learn how to create Report Model projects using Visual Studio and deploy them to a Reporting Services server 
    Investigate the scheduling of report snapshots 
    Snapshots and Subscriptions
    Learn how to enable and control report caching 
    Learn about datasets and data regions 

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SQL Server Data Warehouse Implementation

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

    The course requires a working knowledge of SQL.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Track Changed Data Managing Data Flow
    Deploy SSIS Packages
    Secure Packages
    Create Package Templates Implementing Data Flow
    Troubleshoot Package Failures Deploying Packages
    Create Columnstore Indexes Implementing Data Warehouses in SQL Server 2012
    Change Granularity Creating Fact Tables and Columnstore Indexes
    Add Script Tasks and Script Components to an SSIS Package
    Examine MSI Packages
    Add Data Flow Components to a Data Flow Task
    Secure Databases Working with MDS and Windows Azure
    Deploy a Control Flow
    Add Packages to an SSIS Project Managing Control Flow
    Overview of Data Warehouses
    Execute Packages from Different Control Flow Working with Dynamic Variables
    Perform Transformation Tasks
    Debugging and Troubleshooting Packages
    Configure the Package Execution Strategy
    Introduction to Data Analysis and Reporting Concepts Creating Dimensions and Changing Granularity of Dimensions

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SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2012/2014

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Installing and Configuring Reporting Services Reporting Services Architecture
    Introduction to Report Builder
    Indicators
    Report Items Collection
    Exploring the Tablix Report Type
    Building a Matrix Report
    Create a Data Source Connection
    Create a Custom Function  Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Designing the Page Layout
    Drilldown Reports Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Writing and Using Report Expressions
    Considering Report Layout Options
    Data Bars
    Service Architecture  Report Building Tools
    Create a Report Based on a Shared Data Set  Creating Reports With  SQL Server Data Tools
    The Tablix Component
    Report Builder vs. Report Designer
    Providing a Drop-Down List for a Report Parameter
    Build a Simple Report
    No Data Rows
    Groups before Row Headers

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Transact SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • This two day Transact SQL course introduces delegates to querying and manipulating data in Microsoft SQL Server. The course explores how to write select statements, join tables, create subqueries, write update, delete and insert statements. It differs from the generic SQL course in that if explores Microsoft SQL Server product specific functions and the notation associated with creating Microsoft SQL Server User Defined Functions, Stored Procedures and Triggers.

    The course id practical, hands on and does not assume prior SQL or programming experience.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Work with Grouping Sets Managing Error Handling and Transactions
    Getting Started with SQL Server 2012
    Sort the Queried Data
    Filter the Queried Results
    Work with the XML Data Type Sorting and Filtering Data
    Update Data
    Manage Triggers
    Create Queries Using Join Algorithms
    Work with Date and Time Data Types
    Work with Data Access Technologies Implementing Stored Procedures
    Insert Data
    Merge Data Working with SQL Server Built-in Functions
    Implement Error Handling
    Manage Transactions Querying SQL Server System Metadata
    Create Queries to Test Nullability
    Work with Dynamic SQL Working with Subqueries and Table Expressions
    Write SELECT Statements
    Assign Aliases Using Queries
    Manage Query Plans
    Work with Table Expressions Working with Set Operators, Conditional Operators, and Window Functions
    Work with SSMS Working with T-SQL

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Visio

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Telephone on 01952 305730
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Formatting drawings
    Getting started
    Brainstorming diagrams
    Custom stencils
    Integration with Microsoft Outlook
    Editing objects
    Organization charts
    Organization charts
    Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Database model diagrams
    Drawing tools
    Reporting
    Drawing scales
    Formatting text
    Rack diagrams
    Integration with PowerPoint
    Compound lines
    Layout and connection techniques

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