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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 ...
  • Server Debugging 
    HyperLink and Button Controls 
    Using Visual Studio 2008's Tools for Working with Styles 
    The XML Control 
    Accessing Data 
    Site Navigation Controls 
    Separating Validation into Validation Groups 
    ASP.NET Web Applications 
    Displaying and Editing Middle-Tier Data using the ObjectDataSource Control 
    Client-Side and Advanced Debugging 
    Working with Data 
    Creating a Consistent Web Site 
    The AdRotator Control 
    Filter Data in the GridView Control 
    Debugging Stored Procedures 
    Introduction to Web Controls 

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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 ...
  • Configuration Overview 
    Using Visual Studio 2008's Tools for Working with Styles 
    List Controls 
    Introduction 
    Deleting a Row and Handling Errors 
    Configuration 
    Preserving State in Web Applications 
    Introducing the GridView Control 
    Displaying and Editing Middle-Tier Data using the ObjectDataSource Control 
    Separating Validation into Validation Groups 
    Managing State 
    LINQ to SQL 
    Introduction to Membership and Roles 
    Working with Data 
    Introducing Data Source Controls 
    Managing Users with ASP.NET's Membership Features 

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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 ...
  • Understanding Running Totals
    Working with Text Objects 
    Refreshing the Data 
    Exporting Your Reports Within Your Organization
    Record Selection Formula Templates 
    The Fields Dialog Box 
    Using a Variable in a Formula
    Creating Summary Reports and Charts 
    Understanding Tables, Records, and Fields 
    Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert
    Saving the Report 
    Suppressing Rows, Columns or Totals
    Creating Hyperlinks
    Chart 
    Creating a Cross-Tab Report
    Understanding How Crystal Reports 
    Placing Fields on the Report 

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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 ...
  • Working with Text Objects 
    Previewing the Report 
    Refreshing the Data 
    Grouping and Sorting Data 
    Record Selection Formula Templates 
    Modifying Groups 
    Customizing the Cross-Tab Format
    Reordering Groups 
    Using Alias Names for Column and Row Headings
    Creating String Formulas 
    Changing the Summary Operation
    Adding Multiple Tables to a Report 
    Using a Parameter Field
    Moving and Aligning Objects 
    Using a Parameter to set N in a Top N or 
    Using the Chart Options 
    Using the Formula Workshop and Editor 

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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 ...
  • Passing Data from the main Report into a Subreport
    Creating a Group
    Modifying Groups
    Inserting Lines and Boxes
    Creating a Parameter Field
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    Creative Usage for Report Alerts
    When and Why to Group Records
    Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax
    Editing Charts
    Moving and Aligning Objects
    Grouping Hierarchically Working with Cross-Tab Reports
    Working with the Page Commands
    Using a Parameter Field
    Charting Cross Tabs
    HTML Preview
    Drawing a Line
    The Chart Dialog Box
    Unlinked versus Linked Subreports
    Basing Report Formulas or Conditional Formatting on Report Alerts
    Understanding Export Formats and Destinations

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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 ...
  • Applying the Drill-Down Group Level
    Record Selection Formula Templates Grouping and Sorting Data
    Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas Conditional Formatting
    Format Painter
    The Main Components of the Design  Window
    Parameter Field Considerations
    Formatting Objects
    Starting the Crystal Reports Program
    Using Multiple Sections in Reports
    Drawing a Box
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    Specifying and Limiting a Range for a Parameter
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    Creating a Cross-Tab Report
    Charting Cross Tabs
    Using Group Selection to Filter the Records in the Report
    Creating a Dynamic Value List
    Producing Charts
    Adding Parameter Values to Text  Objects Allowing Multiple Values in Parameters
    Conditionally Formatting Fields Creating Summary Reports and Charts
    Working with the Page Commands

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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 ...
  • Creative Usage for Report Alerts Report Templates
    Placing Fields on the Report
    Conditionally Formatting Multiple Sections Using the Running Totals Feature
    Sorting Records within a Group
    Using Multiple Parameter Fields in Reports
    Exploring the Toolbars
    The Data Dialog Box
    Using the Formula Workshop
    CurrentFieldValue Report Alerts
    Applying the DrillDownGroupLevel
    Creating On-Demand Subreports
    Creating an Unlinked Subreport
    Guidelines
    Declaring a Variable
    Pass #1
    Using Alias Names for Column and Row Headings
    Crystal Reports XI Before You Begin
    Customizing the Cross-Tab Format
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    Drawing a Line
    The Template Dialog Box Review of Planning a Report

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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 ...
  • UI Element States Pseudo-Classes
    The Opacity Property
    The History of CSS
    Implementing CSS3 in the "Real World"
    Frameworks and Grid Systems
    Browser Support
    Word Wrapping Colors, Gradients, Background Images, and Masks
    Transitions and Transforms
    Fonts on the Web
    background-origin, and background-size Borders and Box Effects
    Preprocessors
    Embedding Media
    Rounded Corners
    Media Queries
    Accessibility Features
    Font Services
    Structural Pseudo-Classes Fonts and Text Effects
    Responsive Images and the viewport Metatag
    Video Formats

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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 ...
  • Microsoft Neural Network Algorithm
    Data Mining Tab
    Visio Data Mining Add-In  
    Concepts and Terminology
    Microsoft Linear Regression Algorithm
    Introduction to SQL Server Data Tools
    Data Mining and Results
    Connection
    Cross Validation
    Data Source
    Named Queries
    Exploring Data
    Microsoft Clustering Algorithm
    Excel PowerPivot Data Mining Add-ins
    Data Modelling
    Saving Results to the Database
    Microsoft Logistic Regression Algorithm
    Topics include:
    Accuracy and Validation

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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 ...
  • Video Formats
    Drag-and-Drop Code Builder
    Foundation: A Responsive Grid Framework
    A First Look at Foundation
    Linearizing the Layout
    Hosting Your Own Videos
    Flexible Images and Other Media
    Local Storage
    Consolidating the Web with Native Extensions
    Mobile Focus
    jQuery Mobile
    Using data Attributes
    Google Maps
    Using max-device-width
    Hiding Browser UI
    GeoLocation API
    Optimizing for Mobile
    jQuery Mobile

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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 ...
  • Adding a Scroll Bar Control
    Setting Save Options
    Counting in a PivotTable
    Deleting Comments Recorded Macros
    Clearing a Report Filter
    Using the DMAX Function
    Using Relative Names for Subtotals Data Consolidation
    Running a Macro From the Toolbar
    Understanding Slicers
    Consolidating Data Using the SUM Function Data Tables
    Setting the Default File Location
    Using a Subtotalled Worksheet
    Understanding Data Importing
    Adding a Group Box Control
    Removing a Password From a Workbook Importing and Exporting
    Displaying Scenarios
    Recording a Simple Macro
    Setting Formula Options
    Creating a Scenario Summary Report
    Editing a Macro
    Exporting Data as Text

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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 ...
  • Worksheet Wisdom Sorting Data
    Changing the Chart Layout
    Number Formatting
    Understanding Formulas
    Clearing a Filter
    Creating a New Chart From Scratch
    Inserting Rows Into a Worksheet
    Deleting a Chart Getting Help
    What if Formulas
    Horizontal Cell Alignment
    Safely Closing a Workbook Working With Workbooks
    Vertical Cell Alignment
    Changing the Chart Type
    Deleting Rows and Columns
    Setting the Default Column Width
    Printing an Entire Workbook
    Worksheet Zooming
    Working With Live Preview
    Using Shortcut Menus
    Selecting a Printer
    Understanding Font Formatting

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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 ...
  • Understanding Chart Formatting
    Deleting a Custom Fill List
    Changing Column Colour Schemes
    Creating a Table From Data
    Removing Borders
    Creating the Base Formula
    Understanding Sparklines
    Using the Format Pane
    Splitting Windows Page Setup
    Copying a Worksheet
    Quick Formatting
    Changing Line Chart Colours
    Understanding Page Layout
    Formatting
    Adding a Chart Title
    Drawing a Border Grid
    The TODAY Function
    Creating a Table From Scratch
    Using Names in Typed Formulas
    Documenting Formulas Defined Names

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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 ...
  • Adding Titles and Images
    Understanding the Query Editor
    Switching Visualisations
    Creating a Concatenated Field
    Creating a New Query From the Web
    Filtering in Power View
    Working With Height and Category
    Adding Slicers Get & Transform
    The Advanced Editor
    Understanding Power Map
    Adding Power View to the Ribbon
    Working With Time Settings
    Working With the Data Model
    Formatting Power View Data
    Understanding Power View
    Transforming Data
    Using Related Power Pivot Fields
    Rearranging and Sorting Fields
    Understanding Relational Data
    Working With a Power View Object
    Working With Scenes

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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 Inline Error Handling
    Stepping through Code
    Setting Breakpoints
    Controlling Program Execution
    Creating a PivotTable Using Worksheet Data
    Using Visual Basic Help
    Working with Boolean Expressions
    Understanding Constants
    Understanding PivotTables
    Calling Procedures
    Creating a Standard Module
    Working with the Combo Box Control
    Working with Methods
    Working with Variable Scope
    Using Intrinsic Functions
    Using the If...End If Decision Structures
    Using Break Mode during Run mode
    Understanding Collections
    Understanding Controls

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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 ...
  • Declaring Class Properties 
    Making the Stage a Class 
    Working with MovieClip Methods 
    Programmatically Formatting Text 
    Determine your Current Age 
    Working with Timers 
    Using the MouseEvent 
    Using the Tween Class 
    Creating Visual Classes Through Inheritance 
    Introducing Object Oriented Programming 
    Formatting the Player Score TextField 
    Using a MovieClip and Button's Properties 
    Tweening the Warp Animation
    Getting Started with Coding 
    Controlling the SpaceShip 
    Dispatching A Custom Crash Event 
    Loading Content Dynamically Into a MovieClip 
    Using Methods within a MovieClip 
    Use Cos and Sin to maneuver the Space Ship and Create Random Asteroids 
    Declaring and Using Variables 

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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 ...
  • A Data Entry Form
    Methods Of Folder And File Objects
    Method Overloading In Google Apps Script
    Practical Examples Using Spreadsheet And Sheet Objects The Range Object
    Google Apps Script Examples
    Writing Database Records To A Google Spreadsheet
    Using Google Services Spreadsheets and Sheets
    Range Objects Are Complex
    Connecting To The MySQL Database
    Executing Code User Defined Functions
    Creating A Table
    Adding Files To And Removing Files From Folders
    Displaying Spreadsheet Values In A Web App
    Introduction
    Numeric Calculations
    Checking Input and Throwing Errors
    Practical Examples  MySQL and JDBC
    Google Apps Scripting
    JDBC Overview
    List Google Drive File And Folder Names
    Custom User-Defined

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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 ...
  • CSS Comments
    The Inherit Value
    How HTML Forms Work
    Text Links
    ID Selectors
    Inches (in), Centimeters (cm), and Millimeters (mm)
    Start Attribute
    Exs (ex)
    Some XML Stuff Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    Creating Tables
    Breaks and Horizontal Rules
    The Tag
    Email Links
    Radio Buttons
    Attributes
    Default Pages
    Long Descriptions
    Merging Cells HTML Forms
    Blocks and Inline Elements
    Inserting Images

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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 ...
  • Laying out a Page with HTML 4 - the "old" way
    autocomplete
    The fill() Method
    Web Storage
    HTML5 Web Storage
    Multiple Sources
    Getting Started with Canvas
    The New More Flexible Approach of HTML5 - Paving the Cowpaths
    datalist
    Managing ApplicationCache with JavaScript
    Creating and Converting Video Files
    Indexed Database API
    HTML5 Audio and Video
    Display of HTML5 Structural Elements
    Modernizr
    placeholder
    Sectioning
    Drawing Lines

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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 ...
  • typeof Operator
    Strings
    Built-In JavaScript Objects
    Passing Values to Functions
    JavaScript Objects, Methods and Properties
    String(object)
    Array Properties and Methods
    The HTML DOM
    Basics of Form Validation
    Working with Images
    The this Object
    JavaScript Variables
    while Loop Syntax
    Properties
    Image Rollovers
    JavaScript Basics
    Associative Arrays
    Arrays
    Validating Select Menus
    Conditionals and Loops
    isNaN(object)

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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 ...
  • CSS, Styling, and Dimensions
    Moving, Copying, and Removing Elements
    Custom Events-
    Doing Something When an Effect Is Done
    Conclusion
    Ajax Events
    Best Performance Practices-
    Using RequireJS with jQuery
    Detach Elements to Work with Them
    Creating Reusable Modules with RequireJS
    $(document).ready()
    The Setup
    Saving Selections
    Use Event Delegation
    Manipulating Elements
    Don't Treat jQuery as a Black Box
    Convenience Methods

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JQuery Mobile

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

    Prior knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript is required.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Sending Emails
    Progressive Enhancement
    Dialogs Widgets and UI
    Themes and Swatches
    plugin Architecture
    Lists and Buttons
    Dialogs
    Buttons and Toolbars
    Video The Theme Framework
    Using Others' Plugins
    Making Calls
    Sliders
    Orientation (Portrait/Landscape)
    PhoneGap
    Data-role

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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 ...
  • Organizing records Data entry rules
    Relating tables
    Advanced form types Reports and printing
    Optimizing resources
    PivotTables
    Attaching macros to the events of database objects Advanced macros
    Summarizing and grouping values Advanced form design
    Joining tables in queries
    Modifying and printing reports Relational databases
    Using Design view
    PivotTable forms Querying with SQL
    Changing the design of a table
    Adding calculated values
    Adding calculated values
    Working with input masks
    Setting validation rules Basic queries
    Hyperlink fields
    Creating parameter queries
    Modifying query results and queries
    Subdatasheets Complex queries
    Setting validation rules Basic queries

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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 options and properties
    Interacting with XML documents
    Joining tables in queries
    Database normalization
    Working with input masks
    Modifying PivotTables
    Organizing records Data entry rules
    Writing SQL statements
    SQL and Access
    Attaching macros to the events of database objects Advanced macros
    Sorting and filtering records Working with reports
    Creating macros for data transfer
    Adding unbound controls
    Planning and designing databases
    Adding calculated values
    Setting validation rules Basic queries
    Customized headers and footers
    Table relationships
    PivotTable forms Querying with SQL
    Modifying lookup fields
    PivotTables

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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 ...
  • Getting started
    Sorting and filtering records Working with reports
    Printing
    Creating and using queries
    Creating, running, and modifying macros
    Charts in reports Querying with SQL
    Creating crosstab queries
    Setting validation rules Basic queries
    Creating forms
    Using Design view
    Graphics
    Organizing records Data Entry rules
    Creating AutoKeys and AutoExec macros
    Attaching SQL queries to controls Advanced queries
    Creating lookup fields
    Exporting objects
    Working with input masks
    Attaching macros to the events of database objects Advanced macros
    Adding calculated values
    Summarizing and grouping values Advanced form design
    Referential integrity Related tables

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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 ...
  • Using a Navigation Form
    Relational Database Design
    Sorting and Filtering
    Creating and Using Forms
    Creating and Using Macros
    Action Queries
    An Introduction to VBA
    Macro Techniques
    Multi Table Queries
    Querying Techniques
    Data Validation
    Database Wellness
    DIY Forms
    Adding Transactional Records
    Importing and Exporting Records
    Creating and Using Reports
    Navigation Pane Protection
    Adding Records to a Table
    Macros on Forms
    Parameter Queries
    Designing a Lookup Database

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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 Variable Scope
    Working with Inline Error Handling
    Working with Events
    Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
    Working with Procedures and Functions
    Creating a Function Procedure
    Introduction to Programming in Access
    Working with Boolean Expressions
    Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
    Using the With Statement
    Working with the ADODB Recordset Object
    Understanding the Form Object
    Considering Variable Scope and Lifetime Together
    Understanding the Order of Events
    Working with Recordsets
    Understanding Objects
    Using the Immediate Window to Call Procedures
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Locking Records for Updating
    Understanding Classes and Objects
    Understanding Expressions and Statements

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Microsoft Excel Power Query

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

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

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

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

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Microsoft Power BI

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

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

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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 ...
  • Navigate the Power Map interface.
    Importing Data with a Query
    Hiding Columns, Change Data Type, Sorting, and Filtering
    Creating Charts
    Visualizing Power View Reports
    Understanding Aggregations
    Importing Large Datasets
    Introduction to the PowerPivot Interface
    Power View
    Drill Through
    Perform data cleaning.
    Applying Filters
    Adding Slicers to Reports
    PowerPivot
    Merge datasets.
    Using Cards
    Creating a Cascading Relationship

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Microsoft Project 2007

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Sorting tasks and resources Finalizing the task plan
    Working with views
    Tracking project work
    Working with project files
    Creating a task list
    Customizing reports
    Creating a toolbar and a menu
    Exporting data
    Creating custom views
    Importing data
    Working with hyperlinks Exchanging project data
    Working in Network Diagram view
    Working with groups
    Analyzing the plan
    Creating a Work Breakdown Structure Scheduling tasks
    Working with resources and calendars
    Printing views and reports
    Project management concepts
    Setting up task links
    Copying data
    Consolidating and sharing projects

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Microsoft Project 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Collaboration
    The Help window Tasks
    Filters Groups Sorting tasks and resources Finalizing the task plan
    Updating an active project
    Monitoring progress Analyzing and adjusting the plan
    Working with views
    Creating a task list
    Task relationships
    Standard reports Visual reports  
    Resources and calendars
    Sharing resources among projects Exchanging project information
    Custom fields Managing multiple projects
    Finalizing schedules
    Project costs Views and tables
    Task links
    Project files
    Task options Resource management
    Custom views
    Getting started
    The Project window

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Microsoft Project 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Delays and conflicts
    Monitoring progress
    Views and tables
    Using templates and importing data
    Sharing resources among projects Exchanging project information
    Consolidating and sharing projects
    Creating a task list
    Custom views
    Project costs
    Working with views
    Standard reports
    Task relationships
    Updating an active project
    Task links
    Setting baselines
    Task scheduling
    Analyzing and adjusting the plan
    Analyzing the plan

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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 ...
  • Deleting an Unwanted Filter
    Copying a Gantt Chart Image
    Tracking Down Over Allocations
    Setting Project Links
    Rescheduling Tasks
    Entering Task Durations
    Work Times for Multiple
    Understanding Graphical Indicator
    Formatting for Non-Working Time
    Creating a Custom Table for the View
    Understanding Overtime
    Creating Dependencies in Task Entry
    Working With Fixed Duration Tasks
    Changing Bar Text
    Understanding Project VBA
    Working With Project Files
    Using a Hyperlink Field Controlling Project Data
    Adding Fields Using Add New Column
    Understanding the Backstage
    Assigning Cost Resources
    Deleting Unwanted Views

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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 ...
  • Understanding Lead Time
    Printing Tasks for Resources
    Entering Tasks
    Understanding Tasks
    Printing Resources for Tasks Getting Help
    Project Operations
    Creating Summary Tasks
    Working With Tables
    Creating a Simple Assignment
    Entering Work Resources
    Simple Resource Assignments
    Working With Summary Tasks
    Modifying a Schedule Using
    Using Tell Me
    Understanding Work Contouring
    Assigning a Calendar to a Task Scheduling
    Understanding the Project Start
    Using the Ribbon
    Scheduling
    Understanding Resource Availability
    Creating Dependencies

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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 ...
  • Printing Headers
    Viewing Project Costs Constraints and Deadlines
    Adding Fields Using Insert Column
    Using a Custom Filter
    Creating a Custom View
    Keeping New Views Local
    Reviewing Current Costs
    Changing the Layout
    Changing Bar Styles Advanced Printing
    Switching Work Assignments
    Hiding Open Files Tables
    Working With Progress Lines
    Checking Work For Materials Costs
    Viewing Task Slippage Project Views
    Formatting for Non-Working Time
    Understanding Project Views
    Exploring Tables
    Assigning Material Costs
    Resources
    Contouring Materials Usage
    Applying a Different Cost Table

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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 ...
  • Specifying the Personal Templates
    Organising the Global Template
    Using a Custom Project Template
    Setting Project Links
    Accessing the Developer Tab
    Creating Custom Fields
    Understanding the Global Template
    Opening Shared Resource Projects
    Localising a Macro
    Running a Macro
    Creating a Visual Report From a
    Formatting Chart Objects
    Understanding Resource Sharing
    Creating a Summary Milestone Shared Resources
    Renumbering WBS Codes
    Saving a Visual Report as a Template
    Changing Data in a Combined Project
    Preparing for the Master Project
    Understanding Project Templates

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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 ...
  • Advanced Storage Design - MOLAP, ROLAP, HOLAP 
    Report Center (type of dashboard) uses KPIs, Reports, Excel Web, Filter 
    Cube Storage and Aggregation 
    Demonstration of SQL Reporting Services with cube as data source 
    Introduction to Reporting Clients 
    What Is Microsoft BI? 
    SQL RS & Report Builder 
    Modeling M:M dimensions, Fact (degenerate) dimensions, Role-playing dimensions, writeback dimensions 
    Future Directions & Integration with Office 12
    Clustering - high availability 
    Best practices - health monitoring 
    Cube processing options 
    Examples of using each of the 9 algorithms (MS Clustering, MS Decision Trees, Naïve Bayes, MS Sequence Clustering, MS Time Series, MS Association Rules, MS Neural Network) 
    Modeling changing dimensions - Dimension Intelligence w/ Wizard 
    Modeling source schemas -stars and snowflakes 
    Excel Services 12 and AS (Web Services)
    SSAS Administration 
    Adding calculated members 
    Other Documentation methods 
    .NET Assemblies

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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 ...
  • Configuration Overview 
    The Data Mining Query Transformation 
    The Sort Transformation 
    Variables and Configurations
    The SSIS script editor 
    Importing and Exporting Data 
    SSIS system variables 
    The Bulk Insert Task 
    Introduction to SSIS scripting 
    The Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation 
    Using variables in data flow 
    Script in Control flow: The Script Task 
    Advanced Control Flow
    Managing packages with DTUtil 
    Deployment security 
    Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages 
    The Aggregate Transformation 

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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 ...
  • Learn how to add Calculated Members
    Deploy and Synchronize Databases
    Introduction to SSAS Clients
    Understand Dimensional Modeling (stars and snowflakes)
    Using SSAS in BIDS
    What Is Microsoft Business Intelligence?
    Explore how to add MDX Script Commands
    OLAP Modeling
    Implement SSIS to Manage SSAS Datbases
    Introduction to MDX Queries
    Advanced SSAS
    View Aggregation Designs
    Understand Common MDX Functions and Tasks
    Understand SSAS Database Backup and Restore
    Discover how to add .NET Assemblies
    SSAS Administration
    See how to Create Translations for Cubes and Dimensions
    Explore Advanced Dimension Types
    Advanced Administration and Optimization

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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 ...
  • Installing a Package 
    Using Advanced Transformations 
    Advanced Data Flow
    Exploring and Executing a Package Outside of BIDS 
    Advanced Control Flow
    Packaging Logging 
    Error Handling and Logging 
    Understanding Variables 
    Handling Errors and Debugging 
    Overview of Package Management 
    Data Flow Transformations 
    Redeploying Updated Packages 
    Variables and Configurations
    Working with Analysis Services 
    Exploring and Executing an Integration Services Package in BIDS 
    Deployment and Management Best Practices 
    Synchronous and Asynchronous Transformations 

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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 ...
  • Calculated Members.
    The Multidimensional Solution
    Creating a Cube
    Developing Dimensions
    Dissecting with Dimensions
    Deploying
    Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
    Measures and Measure Groups
    Understand and utilize security.
    Deploying
    Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
    Creating a Tabular Project
    Common Analysis Services Solutions
    Utilizing Translations
    The Tabular Solution
    Exploring Security
    Understanding Perspectives
    Choosing the Right Model
    Utilizing Attributes

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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 ...
  • Using the Best Practices Debugging SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Working with XML
    Using Package Hierarchies: Parent Child
    Performing Joins with the Merge Transformation
    Working with Advanced Logging and Reporting
    Using Destinations and Understanding choices
    Performing Joins with the Lookup Transformation
    Utilizing SQL Server Integration Services Data Typing
    Define and Use Variables and Parameters
    Using Expressions in Packages Containers
    Creating SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    The SQL Server Integration Service
    Version Changes of SSIS From 2008-2012
    Creating Dynamic Packages
    Looping and Sequence Tasks
    Utilizing Cache Modes in Joins Tuning SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Data Loading with the Analysis Services Tasks
    Examining the SSIS Engine
    Understanding Deployment Strategies 
    Administration of SQL Using the SQL Management Objects Tasks Data Flow
    Utilizing the Import/Export Wizard

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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 ...
  • Understanding Visualizations
    Understanding Variances Between SQL Versions
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Advanced Reporting
    Exploring Subscriptions
    Mastering Data Region(s)
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Basic Reports
    Working with Datasets
    Exploring Gauges
    Planning Your Reports
    Examining Maps
    Formatting Reports
    Understanding HTML5 and Textboxes
    Examining Security
    Visualizing Your Company Report Templates
    Using the List Object to Combine Other Items
    Exploring the Report Builder Interface
    Creating Subreports and Drillthrough Reports
    Utilizing Charts
    Examining Parameters
    Filtering, Grouping, and Sorting
    Working with Map Wizard

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services SSAS Data Mining

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • A two day course demonstrating how to use SQL Server Data Mining tools. The course introduces delegates to the DMX language and Microsoft graphic validation tools. The intention is to give participants the skills necessary to data mine their own organisations data sets.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Deploy a Data Mining Solution to Previous Versions of SQL Server
    Delete a Filter from a Mining Model
    Export and Import Data Mining Objects Architecture
    Plugin Algorithms Create Mining Structures
    SystemGetClusterCrossValidationResults
    Create a Singleton Prediction Query from a Template
    Choose and Map Input Data for a Prediction Query
    Data Mining Services and Data Sources
    Training and Testing Data Sets
    Microsoft Sequence Clustering
    Specify a Column to Use as Regressor in a Model
    Make a Copy of a Mining Model
    Microsoft Logistic Regression Microsoft Logistic Regression
    Data Mining Model Viewers
    Apply a Filter to a Mining Model
    SSAS Data Mining Tools
    Query the Parameters Used to Create a Mining Model
    Create a Prediction Query Using the Prediction Query Builder
    Process a Mining Model
    SystemGetCrossValidationResults
    Using Nested Table Data as an Input for an Accuracy Chart Queries

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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 ...
  • Create Local Partitions
    Attach and Detach Analysis Services Databases
    Authorizing access to objects and operations
    Database permissions
    Define Logical Relationships in a Data Source View
    Deploy Analysis Services Projects
    Data Source Views
    Configure Measure Group Properties
    Defined Linked Measure Groups Partitions
    Define Semiadditive Behavior
    Set Partition Storage
    Create a Time Dimension by Generating a Time Table
    Create a Dimension by Generating a Non-Time Table in the Data Source
    Deploy Model Solutions Using the Deployment Wizard
    Define a Many-to-Many Relationship and Many-to-Many Relationship Properties Measures and Measure Groups
    Define a Fact Relationship and Fact Relationship Properties
    Calculations using the Business Intelligence Wizard
    Read Definition permissions
    Partition Writeback Calculations
    Dimension permissions
    Using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)

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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 ...
  • Import from Power Pivot
    Understanding DAX in Tabular Models Measures
    Analyze a tabular model in Excel Deploy tabular model solutions
    Define partitions in DirectQuery models
    Process Tabular Model Partitions
    Row filter mappings
    Data sources supported in SSAS  tabular 2016 Create Tabular Models
    Add sample data to DirectQuery models
    Topics include- Overview of SSAS Tabular models
    Create and Manage Tabular Model Partitions
    Change table, column
    Bi-directional cross filters  Calculations
    Import from Power View
    Set the Data Type of a Column
    Analyze in Excel
    Test a model in DirectQuery mode
    Data sources supported in SSAS tabular 2017
    DirectQuery Mode
    Version comparison
    Create and Manage Hierarchies Partitions
    Import data by using a native query

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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 ...
  • Schedules
    Integrate reporting services with other software Designing Reports for Tablets and Mobile Devices
    Mobile report publisher
    Implementing report filters and parameters Visualizsng Data with Report Services
    Add a drillthrough to a custom URL
    Using Datasets Creating Paginated Reports
    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
    Drillthrough in mobile reports
    Create a report using report builder or report designer.
    Report caching, snapshots, and comments
    Images and charts
    Formatting data
    Report parameters
    Publish a report to reporting services Working with Reporting Services Data
    Drilldown and drill through Sharing Reporting Services Reports
    Use databars, sparklines, and indicators in reports Summarising Report Data
    Configuring data access with report designer
    Reporting services components
    Preparing data for mobile reports
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services

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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 ...
  • Sorting Data
    Column Selector View
    Saving and Reusing Filter Settings
    Understanding The Dashboard Interface
    Understanding the Dashboard Structure
    Prompts Column Formatting
    Controlling the Report Definition
    Set Operations
    A Pivoting Scenario
    BI and Presentation Catalog Security
    Chart View
    Miscellaneous Tasks Building a Dashboard
    Preparing Objects for Dashboard Deployment
    Gauge View
    Reusing Filters
    Managing the Views Using Secondary Views
    Using Prompts to Filter Data
    Column Formatting
    Downloading the Answers Report Formatting
    About Business Intelligence
    Launch BI Presentation Services

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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 ...
  • Scope and Name Resolution 
    Triggers on Views 
    Maintaining Triggers 
    System Triggers 
    VARRAY and Nested TABLE Collections 
    FOR UPDATE Cursors 
    The PL/SQL Execution Environment 
    Creating Packages 
    FORALL Statement 
    Date Intervals 
    Oracle Directories 
    BULK COLLECT Clause
    Character Data 
    Comments and Labels 
    Multi-Row Queries 
    Oracle-Supplied Packages 
    The UTL_FILE Package 
    PL/SQL Variables and Datatypes 
    Temporary LOBs 

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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 ...
  • SQL Queries - Joins 
    Joining Tables 
    SQL Queries 
    Data Definition and Control Statements 
    Data Inconsistencies 
    SQL*Plus 
    Running SQL*Plus Scripts 
    Loading Tables From External Sources 
    Modifying Table Definitions 
    The EXISTS Operator 
    Nulls and DISTINCT 
    Transaction Management 
    Updatable Views 
    Datatypes 
    Using SQL Functions 
    Constraints 
    Interactive SQL*Plus Scripts 
    Controlling Access to Your Tables 
    Datatypes 

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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 ...
  • Alternatives ( | ) 
    The php.ini File 
    Managing Data 
    Form Variables 
    Comments 
    Type Strength 
    Querying a Database 
    Constants 
    Authentication with Session Control 
    PHP Operators 
    require_once 
    preg_match() 
    mail() 
    Arrays 
    How PHP Works 
    File System Management 
    Single Quotes vs. Double Quotes 

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PowerPoint 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Formatting paragraphs Using drawing objects
    Finishing a presentation
    Rearranging and deleting slides
    Transitions and timings
    Using comments
    Using text in objects Working with graphics
    Custom themes Using graphics and multimedia
    Clip art Using tables and charts
    Customizing SmartArt graphics
    The PowerPoint window
    Proofing presentations
    Equations Distributing presentations
    Working with hyperlinks
    Modifying text
    Slide masters
    Media clips
    Saving presentations
    Templates and themes
    Slide shows Proofing and delivering presentations
    Formatting text

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PowerPoint 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating a basic presentation
    Animations
    Slide masters
    Editing efficiently Working with shapes
    Application settings
    Equations Integrating Microsoft Office files
    Working with charts
    Printing presentations
    Applying content from a Word outline
    Transitions and timings
    Custom slide shows Graphics and media
    Formatting text and lists
    WordArt
    The PowerPoint interface Creating presentations
    Media clips
    Working with SmartArt graphics
    Distributing presentations
    Customizing tables
    Modifying graphics
    SmartArt Preparing and printing presentations

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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 ...
  • Slide Masters
    Saving a Presentation as a Video
    Slide Master
    Inserting Slide Numbers
    Understanding Media in PowerPoint
    Changing the Slide Background
    Formatting Chart Elements
    Cropping an Image
    Changing the Chart Type
    Applying Artistic Effects
    Setting Up the Show
    Inserting an Image
    Hiding Data Series
    Opening Shared Presentations
    Animating SmartArt Graphics
    Modifying Slide Layouts
    Recolouring an Image
    Saving to OneDrive

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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 ...
  • Arranging Shapes
    Resizing SmartArt
    Working With Text
    Applying Slide Transitions
    Preparing for Presentations
    Navigating the Help Window
    Adding Shapes Before and After
    About Hyperlinks
    Applying Theme Variants
    Formatting Shapes
    Understanding Font Formatting
    Understanding SmartArt
    Understanding the Start Screen
    The Four Pillars of Great Design
    Customising the Status Bar
    Understanding Backstage View
    Typing Text Into a Slide
    Presenting Polished Presentations

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Publisher 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Working with text
    Customizing the Ribbon
    The Publisher interface
    Modifying form properties
    Navigation and selection techniques
    Table basics
    Data sources for the recipient list
    Customizing the Quick Access toolbar
    Getting started
    Finalizing publications
    Web site publishing
    Long publications
    Building blocks
    Form letters
    The Graphics Manager pane
    Custom colors
    Publication setup
    Publication basics

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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 ...
  • The Save As Place
    Tips For Planning A Publication
    Using Undo And Redo
    Using Multiple Master Pages Mail Merge
    Understanding Page Sizes
    Using Sample Fill Colour Design and Layout
    Inserting Tables
    Using Colour Schemes
    Formatting Text
    Resizing Shapes
    Adjusting Rows And Columns
    Merge Printing
    Printing A Publication
    Inserting Picture Fields
    Creating An Image Background Master Pages
    Text Box Margins
    Inserting Advertisements Working With Shapes
    Safely Closing A Publication Working With a Publication
    Using The Scratch Area
    Saving For A Commercial Printer
    Inserting Borders And Accents

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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 ...
  • Zooming and Panning
    Inserting Pictures
    Saving for a Commercial Printer
    Cropping Pictures
    Opening an Existing Publication
    Merge Printing
    Resizing Shapes
    Building Blocks
    Swapping Pictures
    Formatting WordArt
    Inserting Page Numbers
    Creating Folded Cards
    Using Colour Schemes
    Creating a Data Source
    Understanding the Start Screen
    Working With Layouts
    Printing a Publication
    Saving and Sharing
    Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
    Formatting Text Fields

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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 ...
  • Tables 
    Grouping and Aggregating Data    
    The NOT Operator 
    CASE syntax
    Popular Databases  
    Sorting By Column Position
    Sorting By Multiple Columns  
    Relationships 
    Calculated Fields
    Creating and Modifying Tables 
    Checking for NULL 
    Selecting Distinct Records
    Common String Functions
    Dropping Tables
    Selecting Specific Columns
    Table Aliases  
    Order of Evaluation   Advanced SELECTs    
    Renaming Tables    
    NULL Values 

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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 ...
  • Formatting Textboxes with the Textbox Properties Dialog
    Adding an Item-Level Role
    Add Report Parameter to a Dataset
    Report Toolbar
    Understanding Report Builder
    Included Reporting Services 2005 Extensions
    Using Reporting Services 2005 Report Builder
    Reporting Services 2005 Security Model Concepts
    Design the Query Dialog
    Publishing Reporting Services 2005 Reports
    The Main Components of the Design Environment
    Model Statistics
    Understanding System-level Roles
    Reporting Services 2005 Data Processing Extensions
    General
    Deploying Reports with Development Studio
    Select the Report Type Dialog
    Understanding Reporting Services 2005 Caching
    Managing Objects in Object Explorer

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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services SSRS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Explore exporting reports to a variety of formats and using the client-side printing feature of Reporting Services 
    Calculation and Formatting
    Find out how to create drill-down reports 
    Learn how to calculate group totals and percentages 
    Learn about report variables and when you might need to use them 
    Investigate how to call a custom assembly from a report 
    Discover the many application programming interfaces of Reporting Services 
    Managing Reporting Services
    Learn how to deploy Reporting Services projects and individual reports and data sources 
    Discover interactive sorting 
    Explore creating linked reports 
    Learn how to format report items using the formatting toolbars, the Properties window, and the Textbox Properties dialog box 
    Dig into the use of unbound, multivalued, and cascading parameters 
    Snapshots and Subscriptions
    Explore the potential deployment and security issues that might arise when working with custom assemblies 
    Learn the differences between Report Builder 1.0 and Report Builder 2.0 
    Understanding how Reporting Services parameters work with stored procedure parameters 
    Introducing SQL Server Reporting Services
    Learn how to call the Report Server Web Service 
    Find out how to use Report Manager to manage user accounts and roles 

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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 ...
  • Create Expressions with Variables
    Work with MDS Databases
    Execute SSIS Packages on the Server
    Profile OLTP Data
    Introduction to Data Analysis and Reporting Concepts Creating Dimensions and Changing Granularity of Dimensions
    Cleanse Data Using DQS Managing SSIS Package Execution
    Examine Data Warehousing Concepts
    Add Data Flow Components to a Data Flow Task
    Track Changed Data Managing Data Flow
    Create Columnstore Indexes Implementing Data Warehouses in SQL Server 2012
    Configure the Package Execution Strategy
    Examine MSI Packages
    Introduction to Data Warehouses
    Overview of Data Warehouse Components
    Add Script Tasks and Script Components to an SSIS Package
    Add Packages to an SSIS Project Managing Control Flow
    Securing Packages and Databases
    Overview of Data Warehouses
    Create an SSIS Project
    Configure MDS

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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 ...
  • Installing SQL Server Data Tools
    Create a Report Based on a Shared Data Set  Creating Reports With  SQL Server Data Tools
    Exploring the Tablix Report Type
    Synchronized Data Alignment  Using the Tablix Report Type
    Shared Dataset Design View  Creating Ad Hoc Reports with Report Builder
    Report Project Types  Working with Report Server Projects
    Service Architecture  Report Building Tools
    Create a Custom Function  Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Designing the Page Layout
    Formatting Tablix Rows and Columns Making Reports Interactive
    Installing and Configuring Reporting Services Reporting Services Architecture
    Built-in Functions
    The Tablix Component
    Sharing Custom Code with Multiple Reports Calculations Using Expressions and Functions
    Data Set Parameters
    Reordering Report Parameters Using Drop-Down List Parameters
    Working with Maps and Spatial Data  Enhancing Reports with Data Visualisation
    Variable Collection
    Interactive Sorting
    No Data Rows
    Using Charts in a Report

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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 ...
  • Work with Predicates
    Write CASE Expressions Working with SQL Data Types
    Work with System Catalog Views Optimizing Query Performance
    Manage Query Plans
    Manage SQL Server Constraints Writing SELECT Queries
    Work with Variables and Batches
    Overview of SQL Server
    Group and Aggregate Data Programming in T-SQL
    Merge Data Working with SQL Server Built-in Functions
    Configure User-Defined Functions (UDF)
    Work with System Databases
    Insert Data
    Sort the Queried Data
    Modifying Data
    Delete Data
    Create Queries Using Join Algorithms
    Write SELECT Statements
    Combine Data Using Simple Joins
    Work with Advanced Functions Working with PIVOT, UNPIVOT, and Grouping Sets
    Work with String and Numeric Data Types
    Work with the XML Data Type Sorting and Filtering Data

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Visio 2007

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Special drawing operations
    Reporting Creating technical layouts
    Integrating Visio with other programs
    Advanced formatting
    Custom shape design
    Working with organization charts
    Manipulating stencils
    Software and database diagrams
    Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Navigating in Visio
    Custom stencils
    Integration with Microsoft Word
    Project management diagrams
    Organization charts
    Drawing scales
    Drawing tools
    Custom properties

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Visio 2010

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Integration with Microsoft Word
    Windows, stencils, and objects Drawing tools
    Special drawing operations
    Block, tree, and onion diagrams
    Working with links Network and brainstorming diagrams
    Basic shapes and lines
    Custom stencils Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Reporting
    Documenting software systems
    Integration with Microsoft Outlook
    Custom themes
    Getting started
    Editing objects Basic diagrams
    File and print properties
    Formatting shapes and lines Working with pages
    Rack diagrams
    Integration with PowerPoint
    Brainstorming diagrams Customization and reporting
    Drawing scales
    Flowcharts

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Visio 2013

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Reporting
    Drawing scales
    Planning a diagram
    Block, tree, and onion diagrams
    Organization charts
    Creating a basic diagram
    Custom templates
    Custom themes
    Special drawing operations
    Layout and connection techniques
    Drawing tools
    Flowcharts
    Presenting diagrams in Visio and HTML
    Custom themes and templates
    Project management diagrams

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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 ...
  • Saving A Document As Macro-Enabled
    Understanding Tables Of Contents
    Applying Character Styles
    Setting Field Properties
    Understanding Master Documents
    Modifying A Bullet
    Navigating With Bookmarks
    Saving To PDF
    Section Breaks
    Importing And Embedding Excel Data
    Inserting A Page Break
    Modifying Theme Fonts
    Typing Text Into A Text Box
    Creating The Form Layout
    Creating A Recipient List
    Building Blocks
    Adding Records
    Understanding Lists

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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 ...
  • Opening An Existing Document
    Documents
    The Word Screen
    Selecting Text Using The Mouse
    Typing Text
    WordArt
    Switching Between Headers And
    Selecting Text Using The
    Understanding The Mail Merge Process
    Applying WordArt
    Opening Multiple Documents
    Starting Word
    Understanding How Help Works
    Using Paste Special Multiple Documents
    Inserting Symbols And Special Characters
    Understanding WordArt
    How Microsoft Word 2010 Works
    Using The Ribbon
    Paragraph Formatting

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Word 2013 Advanced

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

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Word 2013 Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Page setup
    Table data Page layout
    Changing the table structure
    Getting started
    Table design options
    Working with graphics Styles and outlines
    Working with table content
    Examining formatting
    The Word window
    Paragraph formatting
    Headers and footers
    Working with text
    Character formatting
    Spelling and grammar
    Paragraph spacing and indents Tables
    Working with styles
    Creating tables
    Working with outlines Proofing, printing, and exporting
    Find and replace Formatting text
    Graphics
    Document navigation Editing text

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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 ...
  • Your First Document
    Outdenting Paragraphs
    Setting Tab Leaders
    Understanding How Help Works
    The Paragraph Dialog Box Line and
    Using Redo
    The Open Place
    Navigating With the Keyboard
    Performing a Mail Merge
    Pictures
    Starting a Bulleted List
    Positioning Pictures
    Changing Line Spacing
    Quick Printing
    Selecting a Recipient List
    Setting Custom Margins
    Using Undo
    Safely Closing a Document
    Scrolling Through a Document
    Computer
    Highlighting Text

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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 ...
  • Changing Text Direction
    Selecting the Document Type
    Deleting a Text Box
    Understanding Templates
    Understanding Save Options
    Aligning Shapes
    Applying Custom Styles
    Modifying Text Box Margins
    Applying Reflection Effects
    Keeping Lines Together
    Applying Character Styles
    Synchronised Scrolling
    Inserting a Continuous Section Break
    Inserting Page Numbering
    Previewing the Merge
    Filling Shapes
    Creating a Paragraph Style
    Templates
    Converting a Table to Text
    Adjusting Header and Footer

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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 ...
  • Using AutoFormat as You Type
    Locking and Unlocking Fields
    Changing a SmartArt Layout
    Applying an Open Document
    Activating Interactive Fields
    Copying a Macro
    Understanding PDF Documents
    Understanding Footnotes and
    Marking Index Entries
    SmartArt
    Working With PDF Documents
    Understanding Electronic Forms in
    Understanding Building Blocks
    Working With Master Document
    Showing and Hiding Field Codes
    Saving a Document as a PDF

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