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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 ...
  • Managing State 
    Filter Data in the GridView Control 
    Data Binding 
    Using Cookies to Preserve State 
    Site Navigation Controls 
    Application State 
    Introduction to Web Controls 
    Displaying Data with the GridView Control 
    Introducing Cascading Style Sheets 
    Introduction 
    Debugging Client-Side JavaScript 
    Server-Side Code Debugging in ASP.NET 
    Validating User Input 
    Displaying XML Data Using the XmlDataSource Control 
    LINQ to XML 
    Client-side Code Debugging in ASP.NET 
    Security Trimming 

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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 ...
  • The AdRotator Control 
    Data Binding in ASP.NET 
    Working with Data 
    Using Membership Controls 
    Configuration Overview 
    Displaying Data with the GridView Control 
    Displaying XML Data Using the XmlDataSource Control 
    Using the Web Site Administration Tool 
    Separating Validation into Validation Groups 
    Creating an XML Site Map File 
    Configuring Session State 
    Introduction to Web Controls 
    Overview of ADO.NET 
    Web Development Using Visual Studio 
    Managing Users with ASP.NET's Membership Features 
    ASP.NET Session State 
    Rendering HTML with Server Controls 
    Client-Side and Advanced Debugging 
    CSS 

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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 ...
  • Using the Section Expert to Work with Sections
    Bottom N Report
    Adding Fields into a Text Object
    Using Multiple Sections in Reports
    The Grouping Dialog Box 
    What are Report Alerts
    Modifying Individual Objects in the 
    Chart 
    Working with the Page Commands 
    Exploring the Toolbars 
    Using Evaluation Time Functions
    Adding Parameter Values to Text 
    Using a Parameter Field
    Grouping Hierarchically
    Separating Statements in Complex 
    Creating Multiple Groups in a Report 
    Inserting Special Fields
    Customize Group Name Field 
    Expert 

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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 ...
  • Previewing the Report 
    Conditionally Formatting Fields 
    Using Alias Names for Column and Row Headings
    Adding Parameter Values to Text 
    Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names
    Allowing Multiple Values in Parameters
    Viewing and Editing the Select Formula 
    Creating On-Demand Subreports
    Learning about Linking 
    Formatting Individual Cells
    Managing Resources with Explorers 
    Creating a Cross-Tab with Multiple Rows or Columns
    Using a Parameter Field
    Exporting to a Report Definition Format
    Exporting Your Reports Within Your Organization
    Importing a Pick List
    Adding Fields into a Text Object
    Parameter Fields Overview
    Saving the Report 

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Crystal Reports 2013

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understanding Subreports
    Viewing and Editing the Select Formula
    Grouping Data in Date/Time Intervals
    Modifying Individual Objects in the Chart
    Basing Report Formulas or Conditional Formatting on Report Alerts
    When and Why to Group Records
    Linking a Subreport
    Using Evaluation Time Functions
    Conditional Running Totals Prompting with Parameters
    Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
    Importing a Pick List
    Separating Statements in Complex Formulas
    Creating on-demand Subreports
    Customize Group Name Field
    Creating Hyperlinks Creating Powerful Groups
    Producing Charts
    Drawing a Box
    Getting Help Formatting Features
    Applying a Formatting Style to the Cross-Tab
    Manipulating Dates with Formulas
    Using the Formula Workshop

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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 Chart Templates Exporting Your Reports
    Using the Section Expert to Work with Sections Using the Running Totals Feature
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    Formatting Objects
    The Record Selection Dialog Box
    Inserting Graphics
    Choosing a Data Source
    Ordering Groups Based on Their Subtotals Using the Group Sort Expert Combining Multiple Tables
    Displaying Parameter Fields
    Selecting and Sizing Objects
    Creating String Formulas
    Autosaving the Report
    Using the Status Bar
    Creating a Simple Report
    Placing Fields on the Report
    Sorting Records within a Group
    Drawing a Box
    Understanding How Cross-Tabs Affect Your Data
    Record Selection Formula Templates Grouping and Sorting Data
    Passing Data from the main Report into a Subreport
    Database Filtering with the Select Expert

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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 ...
  • Understanding Crystal Formula Syntax without Being a Programmer
    Variable Scope
    Giving Template Fields a Value
    Inserting Template Fields
    Using a Variable in a Formula
    Sorting with a Parameter
    Setting Highlighting Priorities
    Displaying Parameter Fields
    Pass #1
    Record Selection Formula Templates Grouping and Sorting Data
    Assigning a Value to a Variable
    Adding and Working with Text Objects
    Linking a Subreport
    Using Group Selection to Filter the Records in the Report
    Summarizing Groups
    Helpful Hints for Formatting the Report
    Reordering Groups
    About the Formula Workshop
    Applying the Drill Down Feature
    Viewing and Editing the Select Formula
    Group Sorting with a Parameter

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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 ...
  • background-origin, and background-size Borders and Box Effects
    Frameworks and Grid Systems
    Styling Video
    The @font-face Rule
    Text Shadow
    Word Wrapping Colors, Gradients, Background Images, and Masks
    Negation Pseudo-Class
    Box Shadow Transitions, Transforms, and Animations
    Transitions Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    Preprocessors
    Image Borders
    The Opacity Property
    Introducing CSS3
    What is CSS3?
    The CSS3 Speech Module
    Attribute Selectors
    What Are Vendor Prefixes
    Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    Accessibility Features
    Structural Pseudo-Classes Fonts and Text Effects

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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 ...
  • Exploring Data
    Microsoft Time Series Algorithm
    Saving Results to the Database
    Topics include:
    Multiple Nested Tables Microsoft Data Mining Algorithms
    Data Mining Wizard
    Saving Queries
    Microsoft Decision Trees Algorithm
    Accuracy and Validation
    Data Modelling
    CRISP-DM
    The User Interface
    Microsoft Linear Regression Algorithm
    Microsoft Logistic Regression Algorithm
    Data Source
    Microsoft Neural Network Algorithm
    The Mining Model Prediction Tab
    Named Calculation
    Named Queries
    Excel PowerPivot Data Mining Add-ins
    Data Preparation

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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 ...
  • New HTML5 Features
    Local Storage Example
    Other Devices
    Local Storage
    Linearizing the Layout
    Hosting Your Own Videos
    Flexible Images and Other Media
    Flexible Images and Other Media
    jQuery Mobile
    Consolidating the Web with Native Extensions
    Controlling the Video through JavaScript
    Foundation: A Responsive Grid Framework
    Optimizing the Video Experience for Mobile
    JavaScript Implementation
    Gestures
    Media Queries

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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 ...
  • Understanding Data Protection
    Setting the Default File Location
    Linking Between Workbooks
    Setting Save Options
    Inserting a Timeline Filter PivotTable Features
    Importing Comma Delimited Text
    Recommended PivotTables
    Understanding Grouping and Outlining
    Understanding Save Options
    Formatting a PivotTable
    Editing a Macro
    Running a Recorded Macro
    Changing Control Properties
    Assigning a Macro to the Ribbon
    Creating Your Own PivotTable
    Consolidating Data Using the SUM Function Data Tables
    Modifying an Inserted Picture Data Linking
    Working With an Outline
    Creating Slicers
    Defining the PivotTable Structure
    Working With PivotTable Grand Totals

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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 ...
  • Understanding Functions
    Horizontal Cell Alignment
    Using Undo and Redo Selecting Ranges
    How Excel Works
    Inserting Cells Into a Worksheet
    Number Formatting
    Understanding Filling
    Recent Files and Folders Editing in a Workbook
    Changing the Chart Layout
    Changing the Worksheet View
    Launching Dialog Boxes
    Understanding Number Formatting
    Deleting Data
    Worksheet Zooming
    Understanding Printing
    Formatting as Fractions
    Approximating Column Widths
    Filling a Growth Series
    Navigating the Help Window
    Creating More Complex Formulas
    Clearing a Filter

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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 ...
  • Changing WordArt Effects
    Quick Formatting
    Clearing Conditional Formatting
    Setting Custom Margins
    Top Ten Items
    Changing Column Colour Schemes
    Scoping a Formula
    Using the Name Manager
    Inserting Page Breaks
    Applying Alternate Date Formats
    Erasing Borders
    Customising the Display of Negative
    Copying Nested Functions
    Changing Margins by Dragging
    Changing WordArt Fill
    Specifying the Paper Size
    Drawing a Border Grid
    Unhiding Rows and Columns
    Formatting the Chart Area
    Using the More Borders Command
    Formatting Clock Time

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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 ...
  • Working With Measure Fields
    The Advanced Editor
    Changing the Look
    Reducing Data Rows
    Working With Time Settings
    Understanding Power Map
    Understanding Power View
    Saving and Sharing Queries
    Creating a Data Model PivotTable
    Switching Visualisations
    Formatting Data Model Fields
    Working With the Data Model
    Understanding the Query Editor
    Displaying the Query Editor
    Merging Queries
    Creating a New Query From the Web
    Understanding Relational Data
    Working With Location Fields
    Using Calculated Fields

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Excel Programming Using VBA

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Setting Control Properties in the Properties Window
    Working with Forms and Controls
    Working with the Code Editor
    Setting the Tab Order
    Editing a Macro in the Visual Basic Editor
    Naming Procedures
    Working with the PivotFields Collection
    Working with the Command Button Control
    Using Break Mode during Run mode
    Working with Control Appearance
    Understanding Expressions and Statements
    Understanding the Err Object
    Trapping Errors with the On Error Statement
    Setting Breakpoints
    Calling Procedures
    Understanding Controls
    Understanding Objects
    Handling Errors

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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 ...
  • Working with MovieClip Methods 
    Adding Symbols to the Stage at Run-Time 
    Working with TextFields 
    Handling Events 
    Using Functions and Methods 
    Declaring Methods 
    Determine when the SpaceShip Crashes 
    Types of Loops 
    Introducing Object Oriented Programming 
    Declaring and Using Variables 
    Adding Sound Effects to the SpaceShip 
    Using the Sound Class 
    Working with Timers 
    ActionScript Event Types 
    Creating a High Score List 
    ActionScript Basics 
    Loading External Images 
    The ActionScript Class Library 
    Using the MouseEvent 
    Introducing Symbols 
    Dispatching A Custom Event 

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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 ...
  • Native And Host Objects
    Populating A Table
    The Data Range Of A Sheet
    Practical Examples  MySQL and JDBC
    Method Overloading In Google Apps Script
    Introducing JavaScript Functions
    Displaying Spreadsheet Values In A Web App
    Writing Database Records To A Google Spreadsheet
    Creating A Web App
    Built-in Versus User-Defined Functions
    My SQL Preliminaries
    Introduction
    Setting Up Google Cloud SQL
    Menus And Dialogues
    GmailApp
    Creating A Table
    File And Folder Permissions
    The Range offset() Method
    Using JavaScript Library Methods
    JDBC Overview
    Google Spreadsheet Limitations Getting Started

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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 ...
  • Id and Name Attributes
    HTML Elements
    Getting Started
    Anchors with the id Attribute
    Nesting Unordered Lists
    Blocks and Inline Elements
    Email Links
    Paragraphs
    Text Fields
    Definition Lists HTML Tables
    Textareas Crash Course in CSS
    Selectors
    Submit and Reset Buttons
    Some XML Stuff Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    Preformatted Text
    Alternative Text
    Get vs. Post
    CSS Rules
    Unordered Lists
    Attributes

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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 ...
  • url and email
    Supported Media Types
    HTML5 Audio and Video
    Page Simplification
    drawImage() - Basic
    The New More Flexible Approach of HTML5 - Paving the Cowpaths
    Integrated APIs
    The audio Element
    Accessibility
    Laying out a Page with HTML 4 - the "old" way
    Graceful Degradation
    Cache Manifest File
    The section Tag
    Getting and Creating Audio Files
    Drawing Lines
    Sectioning

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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 ...
  • for in Loop Syntax
    JavaScript Variables
    Storing User-Entered Data
    A Loosely-typed Language
    Methods
    Accessing Form Data
    The getElementById() Method
    Switch / Case
    Validating Text areas
    JavaScript Syntax
    Passing Values to Functions
    Returning Values from Functions
    Dot Notation
    Built-In JavaScript Objects
    Variables, Arrays and Operators
    JavaScript Form Validation
    Working with Images
    Basic Rules
    Basics of Form Validation

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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 ...
  • Creating New Elements
    Traversing
    Encapsulation
    Ajax and Firebug
    Selecting Elements
    Manipulating Attributes
    Triggering Event Handlers
    Key Concepts
    Operators
    JavaScript Basics-
    Checking Types
    Avoiding Conflicts with Other Libraries
    Changing the Duration of Built-in Effects
    Key Concepts
    Event Helpers
    jQuery Basic Concepts-
    The Setup

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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 ...
  • Video The Theme Framework
    Making Calls
    Sending Emails
    Collapsible Blocks Events
    Overriding Themes with Custom CSS Plugins
    Supported Devices/OSs/Browsers
    Buttons and Linking Pages
    Basic Page Template
    Levels of Support
    Progressive Enhancement
    Data-role
    Orientation (Portrait/Landscape)
    Sliders
    Overview
    Buttons and Toolbars
    Ajax-driven Page Navigation
    Themes and Swatches
    Sending SMS Texts

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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 ...
  • Implementing referential integrity Related tables
    Creating crosstab queries
    Using action queries Macros
    Planning and designing databases
    Implementing referential integrity Related tables
    Sorting and filtering records Working with reports
    Setting options and properties
    PivotTables
    Attaching macros to the events of database objects Advanced macros
    Creating parameter queries
    Creating macros to provide user interaction
    Modifying query results and queries
    Advanced form types Reports and printing
    Summarizing and grouping values Advanced form design
    Importing objects
    Exploring the Access environment
    Customized headers and footers
    Modifying PivotTables
    Charts in reports PivotTables and PivotCharts
    Exploring tables

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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 ...
  • Advanced form types Reports and printing
    Referential integrity Related tables
    Interacting with XML documents
    Exploring tables
    Modifying lookup fields
    Adding calculated values
    Creating parameter queries
    Using calculated fields
    Organizing records Data entry rules
    Working with input masks
    Modifying and printing reports Relational databases
    Creating reports
    Database normalization
    Getting help Databases and tables
    Creating lookup fields
    PivotTables
    Complex queries
    Summarizing and grouping values Advanced form design
    Exploring the Access environment
    PivotCharts
    Creating macros to provide user interaction

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Microsoft Access 2013

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • SQL and Access
    Summarizing and grouping values Advanced form design
    Creating forms
    Advanced form types Reports and printing
    Calculated values and subreports
    Creating tables Fields and records
    Modifying lookup fields
    Modifying query results and queries
    Finding and editing records
    Attaching macros to the events of database objects Advanced macros
    Adding unbound controls
    Creating crosstab queries
    Attaching SQL queries to controls Advanced queries
    Performing operations in queries Using forms
    Exporting objects
    Creating, running, and modifying macros
    Setting field properties
    Exploring tables
    Charts in reports Querying with SQL
    Sorting and filtering records Working with reports
    Modifying and printing reports Relational databases

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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 ...
  • Creating and Using Reports
    An Introduction to VBA
    Adding Transactional Records
    Understanding VBA
    Modifying Forms
    Creating Queries
    Parameter Queries
    Multi Table Queries
    Creating and Using Macros
    Creating a Relational Database
    DIY Forms
    Data Validation
    Database Security
    Formatting Tables
    Aggregation Queries
    Database Wellness
    Creating and Using Forms
    Modifying Table Structures
    Setting Table Relationships
    Macro Techniques
    Getting to Know Access 2016

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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 ...
  • Creating a Sub Procedure
    Understanding Expressions and Statements
    Declaring and Creating Object Variables
    Using the Do...Loop Structure
    Understanding the Form Object
    Controlling Program Execution
    Working with the Application Object
    Calling Procedures
    Working with Boolean Expressions
    Setting Breakpoints
    Understanding Procedures
    Setting Break Expressions
    Using the For Each...Next Structure
    Locking Records for Updating
    Stepping through Code
    Working with Recordsets
    Handling Errors
    Working with Properties
    Understanding the DoCmd Object
    Using Input Boxes
    Organizing Code and Procedures

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Microsoft Excel Power Query

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Understand Power Query formulas.
    Course topics include- INTRODUCTION TO POWER QUERY
    Understand working with relational data.
    Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular. PERFORMING MERGES
    Understanding the Issues
    Importing Data
    Using PivotTables CONNECTING TO DATABASES
    Power Query Interface
    Loading Data
    Appending Operations
    Grouping Options
    Understanding and Handling Special Situations
    Transforming Data
    Understand the M interface.
    Introduction to Power BI Desktop
    Understand and utilize merges. LOADING YOUR DATA
    Using Ranges in Excel
    Loading into Power BI Desktop
    Data Sources GROUPING AND SUMMARISING WITH POWER QUERY
    Performing Merges
    Loading into Power Pivot

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

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

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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 ...
  • Utilizing DAX Functions
    Examine map data.
    Introduction to Power BI
    Visualizing Power View Reports
    Topics include –
    Creating Relationships
    Add time to a presentation.
    Exploring the Power View Interface
    Configure tours, scenes, and layers.
    Hiding Columns, Change Data Type, Sorting, and Filtering
    Merge datasets.
    Navigate the Power BI interface.
    Creating Charts
    Utilizing Matrix
    PowerPivot
    Filter data.

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Microsoft Project 2007

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Working with hyperlinks Exchanging project data
    Modifying a task list
    Getting started
    Consolidating and sharing projects
    Creating a toolbar and a menu
    Working with advanced task options Managing resources
    Formatting a project file
    Printing views and reports
    Working with filters
    Working with views
    Working with project files
    Exploring the Project window
    Customizing reports
    Communicating among a project team
    Working in Network Diagram view
    Managing a project
    Visual reports Customizing the project environment
    Finalizing schedules
    Creating a Work Breakdown Structure Scheduling tasks
    Setting up task links
    Rescheduling tasks Formatting and reporting

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Microsoft Project 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  •  Setting baselines
    Working with templates Creating projects from other programs
    Exporting to Office applications
    The base calendar
    Sharing resources among projects Exchanging project information
    Team Planner view Working with reports
    Project costs Views and tables
    Modifying a task list Task scheduling
    Project files
    Custom fields Managing multiple projects
    Task relationships
    Working with tables Filters, groups, and sorting
    Consolidating and sharing projects
    Managing a project
     Macros
    Collaboration
    Resources and calendars
    Analyzing the plan Delays and conflicts
    Task links
    Customizing Project

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Microsoft Project 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Filters
    Creating a task list
    Working with views
    Project costs
    Task links
    The base calendar
    Team Planner view Working with reports
    Updating an active project
    Delays and conflicts
    Task relationships
    The Work Breakdown Structure
    Visual reports Customizing Project
    Consolidating and sharing projects
    Custom fields Managing multiple projects
    Exporting to Office applications
    The Project window
    Working with tables Filters, groups, and sorting
    Hyperlinks
    Monitoring progress

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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 ...
  • Working With Shared Resources
    Creating a Simple Assignment
    Removing Items From the Global
    Preparing for the Master Project
    Getting to Know Project 2016
    Working With Non Effort Driven
    Working in a Sheet View
    Understanding Resource Sharing
    Using Only Subproject Files
    Understanding the Project Start
    Highlighting Date Ranges
    Understanding Work Contouring
    Understanding Project Downsizing
    Printing Headers
    Deleting Unwanted Views
    How Graphical Reports Work
    Modifying Specific Tiers
    Changing Work Effort
    Assigning Fixed Costs
    Adding To A Material Assignment
    Working With 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 ...
  • Creating a New Project File
    Working With Effort Driven Tasks
    Project Operations
    Understanding Lead Time
    Getting to Know Project 2016
    Making Multiple Assignments
    Entering File Properties Creating Tasks
    Modifying a Schedule Using
    Creating Dependencies in Task
    Creating a New Resource Calendar
    More Resources in Multiple
    Assigning a Calendar to a Task Scheduling
    Adding Additional Resources
    Assignments
    Modifying the Standard Calendar
    Understanding Resources
    Examining Task Information
    The Importance of Planning
    Creating Dependencies in a Sheet
    Using the Ribbon

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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 ...
  • Using Custom Views
    Assigning Daily Costs
    Changing Rates During a Project
    Using Another Cost Table
    Viewing Task Slippage Project Views
    Manually Updating Tasks
    Switching Work Assignments
    Deleting an Unwanted Filter
    Viewing Project Costs Constraints and Deadlines
    Creating Resource Problems
    Exporting to PDF
    Exploring Tables
    Printing Headers
    Checking Work For Materials Costs
    Understanding the Timescale
    Applying Filters
    Assigning Material Costs
    Displaying Progress Lines
    Resource Levelling
    Using Elapsed Time
    Using a Custom Filter

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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 ...
  • Inserting Task Links
    Localising a Macro
    Creating the Resource File
    Modifying a Template
    Creating an Outline Code Mask
    Understanding Excel Visual Reports
    Viewing a Combined Project
    Removing Items From the Global
    Linking Subprojects to Resources
    Combining Projects
    Filtering Report Data
    Enhancing Report Appearance
    Creating the Custom View
    Creating a Lookup Custom Field
    Running a Localised Macro
    Creating a Custom Table for the View
    Inserting Custom Fields
    Testing a Formula
    Creating the Downsized Master File

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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 ...
  • Introduction to Reporting Clients 
    Future Directions & Integration with Office 12
    Modeling changing dimensions - Dimension Intelligence w/ Wizard 
    Adding named sets 
    Actions - regular, drill-through and reporting 
    Using multiple fact tables 
    New MDX functions 
    What Is Microsoft BI? 
    .NET Assemblies
    Demonstration of SQL Reporting Services with cube as data source 
    Data Mining dimensions 
    Disaster Recovery - backup / restore 
    Security - roles and permissions 
    XMLA scripting (SQL Mgmt Studio) 
    Core concept - BI is the cube or UDM 
    Adding scripts 
    Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views 
    Intermediate MDX 
    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
  • Course Outline
  • This two day course will familiarise participants with SQL Server Integration Services 2005 (SSIS) tools and technologies. In this course you will learn about the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and building Database Maintenance Plans. You will be introduced to the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) and working with Control Flow and Data Flow. You will also become familiar with SSIS package management and package deployment along with learning to write solid code using debugging, error handling and logging techniques.

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Script in Data flow: The Script Component 
    Configuring Package Logging 
    Data Flow: Error data flow 
    SSIS Package Architecture Overview 
    Changes in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 
    Getting Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Lookup and Fuzzy Grouping Transformations 
    Using variables in control flow 
    The Import and Export Wizard 
    The Data Mining Model Training Destination 
    Configurations and deployment 
    Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
    Property expressions 
    Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages 
    Using variables to pass information between packages 
    The SSIS object model 
    Database Maintenance Plans 
    The Slowly Changing Dimension Transformation 
    The WMI tasks 
    Debugging , Error Handling and Logging
    The SSIS menu 
    The Lookup 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 ...
  • Understand Dimensional Modeling (stars and snowflakes)
    Use the MDX Query Editor in SSMS
    Understand Common MDX Functions and Tasks
    MDX Expressions
    Implement SSAS Security
    Understand Writeback in Dimensions
    Review the Algorithms that SSAS Includes
    Consider Data Mining Clients
    Discover how to add .NET Assemblies
    Create Data Sources
    Explore Advanced Dimension Types
    View Aggregation Designs
    Introduction to SSAS Clients
    Review MDX Functions New to SSAS 2008
    Understand Performance Tuning and Optimization
    Use Excel 2007 as a Data Mining Client
    Deploy and Synchronize Databases
    SSAS Administration

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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 ...
  • Scripting and Custom Components
    Data Flow Best Practices 
    Packaging Logging 
    Event Handling 
    Integration Services Security 
    Managing Integration Services Packages 
    Redeploying Updated Packages 
    Handling Slowly Changing Dimensions 
    Installing a Package 
    Checkpoints 
    Advanced Data Flow
    Error Handling and Logging 
    Using Integration Services Beyond ETL 
    Custom Integration Services Components 
    When Things Go Wrong 
    Overview of Control Flow in Integration Services 
    Using Variables and Configurations between Packages 
    Deployment and Management Best Practices 

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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 ...
  • Exploring Security
    Querying the Solution and Understanding DAX
    Analysis Services Tools.
    Utilizing Attributes
    Understanding the Tabular Model
    Utilizing Data Sources and Data Source Views
    Deploying
    Creating a Cube
    Examining Deployment Options
    Browsing Perspectives and Translations
    Handling Hierarchies.
    Relating with Relationships
    Understand and utilize security.
    Choosing the Right Model
    Dissecting with Dimensions
    Browsing the Model
    Deploy a multidimensional model.
    Creating a Tabular Project
    Utilizing Translations

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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 ...
  • Performing Joins with the Lookup Transformation
    Understanding Packages
    Utilizing SQL Server Integration Services Data Typing
    Define and Use Variables and Parameters
    Utilizing Connection Managers SQL Server Integration Services Tasks
    Understanding Deployment Strategies 
    Utilizing Data Preparation Tasks
    Handling Errors Common SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns
    Choosing the Script Task or Script Component
    Using Package Hierarchies: Parent Child
    Using Destinations and Understanding choices
    Designing to Troubleshoot: Using Precedence Constraints
    Examining the Transformation and Other Tasks Variables, Parameters and Expressions
    Creating Dynamic Packages
    Understanding Variables
    Managing with Control Flow
    Using the Best Practices Debugging SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Version Changes of SSIS From 2008-2012
    Working with XML
    Creating SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Overview of Containers

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Builder SSRS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Utilizing Data Sources
    Exploring Subscriptions
    Utilizing Chart Wizard
    Exploring the Report Builder Interface
    Examining Maps
    Utilizing Charts
    Understanding Visualizations
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Advanced Reporting
    Planning Your Reports
    Creating Subreports and Drillthrough Reports
    Exploring Matrix
    Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Report Builder
    Utilizing Dynamic Headers and Footers
    Understanding Variances Between SQL Versions
    Mastering Data Region(s)
    Exploring Gauges
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Graphics

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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 User-Defined Hierarchies
    Create Remote Partitions
    Ragged Hierarchies
    Explore Data in a Data Source View
    Create Calculated Members
    Define Time Intelligence
    Backup and Restore of Analysis Services Databases
    Supported Data Sources
    Partition Writeback Calculations
    Test an Action
    Calculations using the Business Intelligence Wizard
    Set Partition Storage
    Create Named Sets
    Deploy Model Solutions Using the Deployment Wizard
    Define Named Queries in a Data Source View
    Deploy Model Solutions with the Deployment Utility
    Batch Processing Remote Processing
    Move an Analysis Services Database
    Configure Analysis Services Project Properties
    Define Attribute Relationships
    Deployment Requirements and Considerations for Analysis Services Deployment

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services Tabular Modelling

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Data sources supported in tabular 1400 models
    Bi-directional cross filters  Calculations
    Process Tabular Model Partitions
    Database Process Partitions in the Workspace Database Perspectives
    Topics include- Overview of SSAS Tabular models
    DirectQuery Mode
    Import from Analysis Services
    Define partitions in DirectQuery models
    Test a model in DirectQuery mode
    Specify Mark as Date Table for use with Time Intelligence
    Create and Manage KPIs Hierarchies
    Create and Manage Roles
    Filter Data in a Table Relationships
    Row filter mappings
    Import from Power View
    Understanding DAX in Tabular Models Measures
    Create a Relationship Between Two Tables
    Hide or freeze columns
    Object-level security
    Data sources supported in SSAS  tabular 2016 Create Tabular Models
    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 ...
  • Use databars, sparklines, and indicators in reports Summarising Report Data
    Create a report using report builder or report designer.
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services
    Sorting and grouping
    Schedules
    Report parameters
    Extend reporting services functionality with external assemblies.
    Use report services configuration manager to reconfigure SSRS servers.
    Reporting services tools Reporting Services Data Sources
    Data filters
    Using Datasets Creating Paginated Reports
    Implementing report filters and parameters Visualizsng Data with Report Services
    Overview of mobile reports
    Report sub-reports
    Reporting services components
    Mobile report publisher
    Configuring data access with report designer
    Monitor and optimize the performance of SSRS on a given set of server hardware Extending and Integrating Reporting Services
    Formatting data
    Introduction to reporting services
    Report subscription and delivery Administering 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 ...
  • Creating a Dashboard
    Previewing the Answers
    Managing Dashboard Objects Creating a Report
    Sections and Pages
    Oracle BI Architecture
    Managing The View of the Dashboard Page
    Reusing Filters
    Ticker View
    Set Operations
    Pivot Table Concepts
    Logical Data Models
    Understanding The Dashboard Interface
    Managing the Views Using Secondary Views
    BI and Presentation Catalog Security
    Filters View
    Physical Data Models Data Warehousing and BI
    Prompts Column Formatting
    Column Selector View
    Managing Saved Content
    Totals within Pivot Tables Advanced Formatting

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Oracle PL/SQL

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Procedures and Functions 
    FORALL Statement 
    Local Procedures and Functions 
    Using the %ROWTYPE Attribute 
    SQLCODE and SQLERRM 
    Triggers
    Anchored Types 
    Overloading Package Functions and Procedures 
    Nesting Blocks 
    PL/SQL Syntax and Logic 
    Loops 
    PL/SQL Blocks and Programs 
    Compile-Time Warnings 
    PL/SQL Stored Program Compilation 
    The Cursor FOR Loop 
    Cursors 
    PL/SQL Variables and Datatypes 
    Stored Functions and SQL 

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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 ...
  • Creating Views 
    Constraints 
    Explicit Locking 
    Joining Tables 
    Subqueries 
    SQL*Plus 
    Tailoring Your SQL*Plus Environment 
    SQL*Plus Substitution Variables 
    Nulls and DISTINCT 
    Self Joins 
    Deleting a Table Definition 
    String Functions 
    Outer Joins 
    Correlated Subqueries 
    Pattern Matching: LIKE and REGEXP_LIKE 
    Running SQL*Plus Scripts 
    IN and BETWEEN 
    Synonyms
    Intervals 

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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 ...
  • Negation ( ^ ) 
    A Database-less Login Form 
    preg_match() 
    Subpatterns ( () ) 
    Shortcomings of mail() 
    Passing Variables via the Query String 
    Form Variables 
    magic_quotes_runtime 
    Regular Expression Syntax 
    String Manipulation Functions 
    magic_quotes_gpc 
    Sessions 
    while 
    do...while 
    Looping through Arrays 
    Looping through Associative Arrays 
    Working with Enumerated Arrays 

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PowerPoint 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Custom slide shows
    Getting started
    Using text in objects Working with graphics
    Using comments
    Working with Chart Tools Action buttons, custom slide shows, and equations
    Distributing presentations
    Photo albums Customizing SmartArt graphics, tables, and charts
    Diagrams Modifying presentations
    Animations
    Working with hyperlinks
    Using slides from other presentations Formatting slides
    Rearranging and deleting slides
    Media clips
    The Ribbon
    Saving presentations
    Slide masters
    Application settings
    Transitions and timings
    Formatting paragraphs Using drawing objects

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PowerPoint 2013

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Embedding and linking content Finalizing and distributing presentations
    Action buttons and equations
    Working with slides Editing slide content
    Creating a basic presentation
    Photo albums Customizing slide elements
    Applying content from a Word outline
    WordArt
    Applying content to shapes Graphics
    Formatting text and lists
    Getting started
    Printing presentations
    Equations Integrating Microsoft Office files
    Customizing tables
    Pictures Tables and charts
    Slide masters
    Working with SmartArt graphics
    Proofing presentations
    Custom slide shows Graphics and media
    Working with charts

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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 ...
  • Understanding Chart Buttons
    Working With Pie Charts
    Applying Motion Paths
    Formatting Table Data
    Creating Custom Theme Colours
    Modifying Bullets
    Inserting Action Buttons
    Adjusting Row Heights
    Saving to a Storage Device
    Elements
    Inserting Slide Numbers
    Using a Customised Theme
    Recording a Slide Show
    Inserting an Image
    Animations and Transitions
    Working Collaboratively
    Understanding Themes
    Applying a Theme

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PowerPoint 2016 Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016  Basic Level are sufficient to be able to create real-world slide shows. You will learn how to create, print and publish presentations.

     

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Application
    Understanding SmartArt
    Inserting a Title and Content Slide
    Creating a New Blank Presentation
    Applying a Colour Scheme
    Presentation
    Formatting Shapes
    Presenting Polished Presentations
    Adding Commands to the QAT
    Printing Notes Pages
    Inserting Text Into SmartArt
    Moving and Resizing Placeholders
    Opening a Recent Presentation
    Understanding the Quick Access
    Understanding Backstage View
    Planning a Presentation
    Inserting a Title Slide
    Inserting and Formatting Text

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Publisher 2010

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Custom colors
    Styles and font schemes
    Adding elements to a Web site
    Object positioning
    Navigation and selection techniques
    Form letters
    Basic publications
    Publisher Help
    Typography
    Customizing the Quick Access toolbar
    Graphics adjustments
    Multi-page layouts
    Building blocks
    Stacking and grouping objects
    Mail merge and catalog merge
    Publication setup
    Long publications

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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 ...
  • Changing Margin Guides
    Working With Layouts
    Using Colour Schemes
    The Save As Dialog Box
    Aligning Shapes
    Printing A Help Topic
    Creating A New Blank Publication
    Creating Folded Cards
    Opening An Existing Publication
    Selecting Text
    Inserting Text Fields
    Using Font Schemes
    Inserting Pages
    The Save As Place
    Using Fills And Tints
    Text Effects Text Techniques
    Modifying A Text Box
    Understanding Publisher 2013
    Using Undo And Redo
    Using Sample Fill Colour Design and Layout
    Googling Help

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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 ...
  • Using Fills and Tints
    Moving Shapes
    Naming Pages
    Creating a New Blank Publication
    Deleting Shapes
    Printing a Publication
    Inserting Pages
    Understanding How Help Works
    Saving for Another Computer
    Design and Layout
    Grouping Shapes
    Using Guides
    Saving a New Publication on Your
    Creating a Product List
    Modifying a Text Box
    Computer
    Sending a Publication as an Email
    Understanding Publisher 2016
    Template

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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 ...
  • Primary Keys
    DELETE   
    Renaming Tables    
    Adding and Dropping Columns
    Dropping Views
    Calculated Fields
    Case Sensitivity
    Subqueries      
    Sorting By Multiple Columns  
    Datatypes   
    Relational Databases
    Relational Database Management System 
    The IN Operator 
    Checking for Inequality    
    The BETWEEN Operator   
    Creating Tables

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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 ...
  • Adding Groups and Users
    Report Formatting Toolbar
    Server Management Reports
    Chart Types
    Default Folder Structure
    Reporting Services 2005 Menus
    Creating a New Report Project
    Reporting Services 2005 Data Options
    Managing Tables with the Table Properties Dialog
    Deploying Reports with Development Studio
    Visibility
    Create a Reporting Services 2005 Report Query
    Using the Reporting Services 2005 Graphical Query Designer
    Create a Dataset
    Understanding Report Builder
    Shared Schedules
    Select the Report Type Dialog
    Creating a Chart Report

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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 ...
  • Learn how to format report items using the formatting toolbars, the Properties window, and the Textbox Properties dialog box 
    Investigate Reporting Services charts 
    Investigate the list data region 
    Explore the potential deployment and security issues that might arise when working with custom assemblies 
    Calculation and Formatting
    Discover the many application programming interfaces of Reporting Services 
    Programming Reporting Services
    Discover the various global collections that you can reference in your expressions 
    Gain a basic understanding of the components behind SQL Server Reporting Services 
    Dig into the use of unbound, multivalued, and cascading parameters 
    Investigate how Reporting Services secures access to reports and other Reporting Services resources 
    Investigate the scheduling of report snapshots 
    Explore how to use Report Builder to build ad-hoc tabular, matrix and chart reports Discover how to create Report Builder reports without using the wizards 
    Learn how to create a tabular report from scratch 
    Advanced Reporting Services Programming
    Explore how to create expressions in your reports using 

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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
    Create Package Templates Implementing Data Flow
    Deploy a Control Flow
    Add Packages to an SSIS Project Managing Control Flow
    Profile OLTP Data
    Secure Databases Working with MDS and Windows Azure
    Configure MDS
    Work with Windows Azure
    Create an SSIS Project
    Introduction to Data Warehouses
    Examine MSI Packages
    Overview of Data Warehouse Components
    Create Dimensions
    Introduction to Data Analysis and Reporting Concepts Creating Dimensions and Changing Granularity of Dimensions
    Overview of Data Warehouses
    Configure the Package Execution Strategy
    Change Granularity Creating Fact Tables and Columnstore Indexes
    Execute SSIS Packages on the Server
    Troubleshoot Package Failures Deploying Packages

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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 ...
  • Create and Configure a Report Server Project
    Report Parameters
    Creating a Columnar Report
    Built-in Functions
    Create a Map Report
    Creating a Customer Contact List  Creating Ad Hoc Reports With Report Builder
    Introduction to Report Builder
    Displaying the Parameter Value and Label for a Drop-Down List Parameter
    Designing the Page Layout
    Using Parameters with Ad Hoc SQL
    Create a Custom Function  Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services
    Synchronized Data Alignment  Using the Tablix Report Type
    Cascading Parameters
    Native Mode Architecture
    Shared Dataset Design View  Creating Ad Hoc Reports with Report Builder
    Preview Performance
    Drilldown Reports Managing Page Layout and Adding Interactivity
    Setting Report Project Properties
    Tablix Cell Content and Scope Building a Tablix 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 ...
  • Combine Data Using Simple Joins
    Manage Stored Procedures
    Create Queries to Test Nullability
    Work with System Databases
    Work with Predicates
    Work with Table Expressions Working with Set Operators, Conditional Operators, and Window Functions
    Work with Advanced Functions Working with PIVOT, UNPIVOT, and Grouping Sets
    Manage Triggers
    Work with Subqueries
    Work with Date and Time Data Types
    Work with Grouping Sets Managing Error Handling and Transactions
    Work with Set Operators
    Work with SSPs and SMOs
    Manage Transactions Querying SQL Server System Metadata
    Manage Views
    Getting Started with SQL Server 2012
    Group and Aggregate Data Programming in T-SQL
    Modifying Data
    Write CASE Expressions Working with SQL Data Types
    Filter the Queried Results
    Manage Query Plans

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Visio 2007

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Drawing scales
    Special drawing operations
    Formatting text
    Rack diagrams
    Printing diagrams
    Creating a basic diagram
    Working with Web-enabling features
    Web site maps
    Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Integration with Microsoft Word
    Working with text
    Software and database diagrams
    Manipulating stencils
    Navigating in Visio
    Working with background pages
    Formatting text blocks
    Organization charts
    Planning your diagram
    Advanced formatting
    Custom stencils

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Visio 2010

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Block, tree, and onion diagrams
    Database model diagrams
    Working with links Network and brainstorming diagrams
    Formatting text
    Integration with PowerPoint
    Working with Web-enabling features Software and database diagrams
    Organization charts Formatting drawings
    Rack diagrams
    Working with background pages
    Displaying shape dimensions Custom themes and templates
    Reporting
    Brainstorming diagrams Customization and reporting
    Creating technical layouts
    Documenting software systems
    Flowcharts
    Compound lines
    Working with text
    Custom stencils Business diagrams and Web site mapping
    Custom themes
    Basic shapes and lines

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Visio 2013

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Integration with Microsoft Word
    Windows, stencils, and objects
    with background pages
    Custom stencils
    Working with pages
    File and print properties
    Drawing tools
    Reporting
    Working with links
    Project management diagrams
    Rack diagrams
    Drawing scales
    Compound lines
    Shape properties
    Organization charts
    Presentation Mode
    Customization and reporting
    Database model 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 ...
  • Understanding Tables Of Contents
    Splitting Table Cells
    Creating Quick Parts
    Applying Paragraph Styles
    Working With Master Documents
    Applying Character Styles
    Inserting A Table Of Contents
    Inserting A Preformatted Text Box
    Understanding Importing
    Saving A Document As A PDF
    Understanding Section Breaks
    Interactive Fields
    Applying A Theme
    Importing
    Defining A Number Format
    Deleting Bookmarks Table Of Contents
    Creating AutoText
    Understanding Styles

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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 ...
  • Navigating With The Keyboard
    Setting Tabs On The Ruler
    Switching Between Headers And
    Deleting WordArt Getting Help
    Opening An Existing Document
    Accessing The Help Window
    Using Click And Type
    Understanding Headers And
    Positioning The Drawing Canvas
    Using Ribbon KeyTips
    Understanding WordArt
    Understanding Pictures
    Selecting Text Using The
    Inserting Symbols And Special Characters
    Document Proofing
    Using The Blank Document
    Counting Words Working With Text
    Modifying Tabs On The Ruler
    Copying

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Word 2013 Advanced

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

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Word 2013 Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Midlands
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • The Word window
    Cut, copy, and paste
    Page setup
    Working with styles
    Table data Page layout
    Table design options
    Printing and exporting documents
    Examining formatting
    Find and replace Formatting text
    Headers and footers
    Spelling and grammar
    Changing the table structure
    Creating tables
    Paragraph spacing and indents Tables
    Working with text
    Working with outlines Proofing, printing, and exporting
    The Undo and Redo commands
    Getting started
    Tab settings
    AutoCorrect

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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 ...
  • Changing Case
    Understanding Printing
    Changing Page Orientation
    Cropping a Picture
    Pictures Tell a Story
    Finding Words
    Setting Custom Paper Sizes
    Your First Document
    Inserting Mail Merge Fields
    Viewing Multiple Pages
    Inserting Page Breaks
    Selecting Text Using the Keyboard
    Using Default Tabs
    Performing a Mail Merge
    Understanding Tables
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    Text Appearance
    Understanding Mail Merge
    Numbering Existing Paragraphs
    Making Text Bold

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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 ...
  • Arranging Shapes
    Converting a Table to Text
    Keeping Lines Together
    Renaming and Deleting Styles
    Completing Mailing Labels
    Positions
    Filtering Recipients
    Changing the Direction of Text
    Typing the Letter
    Creating Section Headers and
    Inserting a Blank Footer
    Drawing Shapes
    Understanding Shapes
    Table Features
    Template
    Applying Reflection Effects
    Aligning Shapes
    Understanding Merging From Scratch
    Headers and Footers
    Applying Shape Styles

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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 ...
  • Printing a Master Document
    Opening Shared Documents
    Indexing
    Showing Revisions Inline and in
    Endnotes
    Generating an Index
    Marking Index Entries With an
    Deleting Cross-References
    Dictionary
    Creating the Form Layout
    Inserting Subdocuments
    Deleting Building Blocks
    Translating Selected Text
    Building a Table of Contents
    Disabling and Enabling a Custom
    Understanding Interactive Fields
    Inserting a SmartArt Graphic

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