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Crystal Reports 2008

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Creating String Formulas 
    Using Guides and Guidelines to Move and Align Objects 
    Sorting Records within a Group 
    Using the Running Totals Feature
    Getting Help 
    Conditional Formatting 
    Summarizing Groups 
    Customize Group Name Field 
    Prompting with Parameters
    Formatting Features 
    Understanding How Cross-Tabs Affect Your Data
    Creating Summary Reports and Charts 
    Using Multiple Parameter Fields in Reports
    Adding Fields into a Text Object
    Passing Data from the Main Report into a Subreport
    Creating a Cross-Tab with Multiple Rows or Columns
    Creating a Summary Report 
    Creating Running Totals for a List of 
    Applying a Formatting Style to the 

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Crystal Reports 2011

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Working with Cross-Tab Reports
    Exporting to Windows Applications 
    Creating Summary Reports and Charts 
    Allowing Multiple Values in Parameters
    When and Why to Group Records 
    Understanding How Cross-Tabs Affect Your Data
    Additional Summary Options 
    Creating a Dynamic Value List for Parameter Values
    Displaying Parameter Fields
    Creating Hyperlinks
    Producing Charts 
    Using Multiple Sections in Reports
    Database Links versus Subreports in One-to-Many Situations
    Record Selection Formula Templates 
    Adding Multiple Tables to a Report 
    Formatting Sections Conditionally 
    Formatting the Subreport
    Applying the Drill Down Feature 
    Separating Statements in Complex 
    Ordering Groups Based on Their 

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Crystal Reports 2013

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Getting Help Formatting Features
    Understanding Export Formats and Destinations
    Previewing the Report
    Using Guides and Guidelines to Move and Align Objects
    Format Painter
    Starting a New Report
    Summarizing Groups
    Grouping on a Formula Field
    Customize Group Name Field
    Creating a Cross-Tab Report
    Record Selection Formula Templates Grouping and Sorting Data
    Understanding How Cross-Tabs Affect Your Data
    Choosing a Data Source
    Customizing Cross-Tab Group Names Report Alerts
    The Grouping Dialog Box
    Using the Group Tree to Navigate the Report
    Editing Charts
    Performing Simple Number Calculations
    Database Filtering with the Select Expert
    Inserting Graphics
    Using an Edit Mask to Limit String Parameters

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Crystal Reports 2016

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • The Chart Dialog Box
    Grouping Hierarchically Working with Cross-Tab Reports
    Sorting Records within a Group
    Previewing the Report
    Creating a Group
    Unlinked versus Linked Subreports
    Using Parameters in Conditional Formatting
    Using Multiple Parameter Fields in Reports
    The Data Dialog Box
    The Grouping Dialog Box
    Applying a Formatting Style to the Cross-Tab
    Creating Report Alerts
    Customize Group Name Field
    Working with Text Objects
    Format Painter
    Grouping on a Formula Field
    The Fields Dialog Box
    Exporting to Windows Applications
    Using the Preview Panel
    Formatting Sections Conditionally
    Using the Status Bar

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Crystal Reports XI

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Saving the Report
    Repeating Row Heading for Multi-Page Cross-Tabs
    Format Painter
    Linking a Subreport
    Pre-Pass#1
    Using Bookmarks to Navigate Through Formulas Conditional Formatting
    Creating the Formulas
    Parameter Fields Overview
    Creative Usage for Report Alerts Report Templates
    Understanding Running Totals
    When and Why to Group Records
    Group Sorting with a Parameter
    Selecting Certain Records
    Grouping Hierarchically Working with Cross-Tab Reports
    Quick Formatting with the Template Expert
    Editing Charts
    Guidelines
    Formatting Objects
    Customizing Group Sort Order
    Inserting Graphics
    The Group Sorting Dialog Box

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CSS3

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • The Target Pseudo-Class
    The CSS3 Speech Module
    Attribute Selectors
    Introducing CSS3
    Strategies
    Negation Pseudo-Class
    Targeting Widths and Devices with CSS3 Media Queries
    Media Queries
    Transitions and Transforms
    Font Services
    Transitions Layout: Columns and Flexible Box
    The Opacity Property
    Text Shadow
    What Are Vendor Prefixes
    Accessibility Features
    What is CSS3?
    Web Accessibility
    Fonts on the Web

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Data Mining using Excel and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Named Calculation
    Saving Queries
    Data Mining Concepts
    Data Modelling
    Topics include:
    Data Mining Wizard
    Data Mining and Results
    Accuracy and Validation
    Testing and Validation of Mining Models
    Types of Data Mining Algorithms
    Models, Induction and Prediction SQL Server Analysis Services Data Mining Tools
    Connection
    Microsoft Logistic Regression Algorithm
    Saving Results to the Database
    The User Interface
    Exploring Data
    Microsoft Sequence Clustering Algorithm
    Microsoft Time Series Algorithm
    Data Mining Tab

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Developing Websites for Mobile Devices

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Consolidating the Web with Native Extensions
    The Viewport
    Video Formats
    PhoneGap
    Local Storage
    Google Maps
    Media Queries
    Controlling the Video through JavaScript
    Embedding from YouTube or Vimeo
    Drag-and-Drop Code Builder
    Framework: Foundation
    Optimizing for Mobile
    Flexible Background Images
    New HTML5 Features
    HTML5: Mobile Specific
    Accessing Camera, Contacts, Calendar, and More - But Not Yet

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Excel Advanced

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Sharing Workbooks via OneDrive
    Finding the Percentage of Total
    Disabling Worksheet Protection
    Using the DMAX Function
    Running a Macro With Relative References
    Adding a Scroll Bar Control
    Understanding Data Protection
    Creating Relative Names for Subtotals
    Filtering a PivotTable
    Creating Slicers
    Understanding Excel Options
    Creating a Scenario Summary Report
    Grouping by Columns Summarising and Subtotalling
    Disabling Tracked Changes
    Creating Running Totals
    Changing the PivotChart Type
    Working With Connected Data Unlinking Connections
    Recording a Simple Macro
    Adding a Group Box Control
    Importing Tab Delimited Text
    Adding Option Button Controls

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Excel Basic

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Formatting for Money
    Clearing Cells
    Creating Formulas That Add
    Approximating Column Widths
    Getting to Know Excel
    Changing the Worksheet View
    Selecting Columns Copying Data
    Calculating an Average
    Navigating Using the Keyboard
    Navigating the Help Window
    Understanding the Charting Process
    Recent Files and Folders Editing in a Workbook
    Using the Format Painter Cell Alignment
    Worksheet Wisdom Sorting Data
    Printing a Chart Sheet
    Using Undo and Redo Selecting Ranges
    Understanding the Excel Start Screen
    Deleting Rows and Columns
    Changing Fonts
    Opening an Existing Workbook
    The Excel Workbook Screen

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Excel Intermediate

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using Goal Seek The Quick Analysis Tools
    Printing Headings
    Filling Data
    Clearing Conditional Formatting
    Exploding Pie Slices
    Values Conditional Formatting
    Manipulative Functions
    Extracting Dates and Numbers Worksheet Techniques
    The PMT Function Complex Formulas
    Padding Numbers Using Custom
    Creating a Table From Scratch
    More Top and Bottom Formatting
    Extracting With Flash Fill
    Pasting Defined Names Into
    Creating a Custom Fill List
    Changing WordArt Fill
    Applying Alternate Date Formats
    Selecting Chart Objects
    Removing Table Columns
    Working With Icon Sets
    Setting Custom Margins

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Excel Power Pivot

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating a Timeline
    Adding Power View to the Ribbon
    Working With Merged Queries
    Saving and Sharing Queries
    Connecting to a Data Source
    Formatting Power View Data
    Working With Scene Options
    Understanding the Query Editor
    Working With Mapping Confidence
    Viewing and Editing a Tour
    Creating a Power Map Tour
    Displaying the Query Editor
    Editing Query Steps
    Working With Data Model Fields
    Working With Scenes
    Adding Slicers Get & Transform
    Working With Location Fields
    Managing Data Columns
    Power Map
    Working With Height and Category

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Excel Programming Using VBA

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using Debugging Tools
    Understanding Expressions and Statements
    Using the For...To...Next Structure
    Editing a Macro in the Visual Basic Editor
    Creating a Sub Procedure
    Using the Toolbox
    Stepping through Code
    Declaring and Using Object Variables
    Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
    Understanding Errors
    Using the For Each...Next Structure
    Adding Code to Controls
    Using Visual Basic Help
    Writing an Error-Handling Routine
    Understanding Constants
    Declaring Variables
    Using the Immediate Window to Call Procedures
    Determining the Value of Expressions
    Understanding VBA's Error Trapping Options
    Understanding the Err Object
    Working with the Combo Box Control

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HTML

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Introduction to HTML
    Comments
    Id and Name Attributes
    Inline Styles
    Breaks and Horizontal Rules
    Some XML Stuff Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    Start Attribute
    Attributes
    Checkboxes
    Creating Tables
    Formatting Elements
    Password Fields
    Blocks and Inline Elements
    Preformatted Text
    Attributes
    Inches (in), Centimeters (cm), and Millimeters (mm)
    Relative Paths
    Adding a Caption
    Picas (pc)

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HTML 5

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • placeholder
    Accessibility
    New Input Types
    drawImage() - Basic
    Supported Media Types
    Sectioning
    The Problems XHTML Addresses
    Managing ApplicationCache with JavaScript
    Web Storage
    Page Simplification
    Display of HTML5 Structural Elements
    Outlining
    The HTML 4 Way
    Additional Changes
    The HTML File
    date/time input types
    The audio Element
    min, max, and step attributes

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JavaScript

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • String(object)
    Working with Images
    Image Rollovers
    Strings
    Image Rollover Function
    if - else if - else Conditions
    isNaN(object)
    typeof Operator
    do while Loop Syntax
    Basics of Form Validation
    for in Loop Syntax
    Validating Text areas
    Dot Notation
    Arrays
    Conditionals and Loops
    Methods
    for Loop Syntax
    Built-in Functions
    Built-in Functions vs Methods
    Validating Select Menus

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JQuery

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Events-
    jQuery's Ajax-related Methods
    jQuery Core-
    Feature and Browser Detection
    $.fn.toggle
    Encapsulation
    $.fn.hover
    Beware Anonymous Functions
    Specificity
    The Setup
    Optimize Selectors
    Keep Things DRY
    Operators
    Logical Operators
    jQuery.fx.off
    Utility Methods
    Use $.data Instead of $.fn.data
    Dimensions

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JQuery Mobile

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Making Calls
    What Is jQuery Mobile?
    Themes and Swatches
    HTML5 and CSS3 Getting Started with jQuery
    plugin Architecture
    Collapsible Blocks Events
    Buttons and Linking Pages
    Overview
    Video The Theme Framework
    Basic Page Template
    Hosting vs. CDN
    Sliders
    Dialogs
    Progressive Enhancement
    Using Others' Plugins
    Accessibility Support

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Microsoft Access

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Database Security
    Creating a Relational Database
    Adding Records to a Table
    Adding Transactional Records
    Creating a Lookup Database
    Navigation Pane Protection
    Database Wellness
    Relational Database Design
    Creating and Using Reports
    Aggregation Queries
    Querying Techniques
    Setting Table Relationships
    Calculations in Queries
    Multi Table Queries
    Formatting Tables
    Understanding VBA
    Designing a Lookup Database
    Creating and Using Forms
    Creating and Using Macros
    Creating Queries
    Getting to Know Access 

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Microsoft Access Programming Using VBA

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using the With Statement
    Understanding Objects
    Understanding Control-of-Flow Structures
    Declaring Variables
    Understanding Errors
    Controlling Program Execution
    Understanding the Err Object
    Using Expressions, Variables, and Intrinsic Functions
    Working with Properties
    Using the CacheSize Property - Optional
    Understanding Procedures
    Using the For Each...Next Structure
    Working with the Code Editor
    Considering Variable Scope and Lifetime Together
    Understanding the Development Environment
    Understanding Constants
    Working with the Application Object
    Naming Procedures

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Microsoft Excel Power Query

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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.
    Loading Data
    Using Ranges in Excel
    Loading into Power BI Desktop
    Loading into Excel
    Performing Merges
    Data Sources GROUPING AND SUMMARISING WITH POWER QUERY
    Introduction to Power BI Desktop
    Importing Data
    Working with Folders and Files
    Understand and utilize merges. LOADING YOUR DATA
    Understand working with relational data.
    Combining Worksheets
    Grouping Options
    Appending Operations
    Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional.
    Summarising WORKING WITH THE POWER QUERY LANGUAGE “M”
    Loading into Power Pivot
    Importing, Transforming, and Loading Data into Excel and Power Pivot
    Course topics include- INTRODUCTION TO POWER QUERY
    Understanding the Issues

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Microsoft Excel PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions DAX Language

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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
    Introduction to DAX
    Logical Functions
    Date Functions
    Relational Functions Understanding Evaluation Contexts
    Introduction to DAX
    The CALCULATE Function
    PowerPivot Data Model
    Multiple Table Evaluation Context Working with Dates
    Mathematical Functions
    Explaining Syntax
    Handling Errors Using DAX Functions
    Single Table Evaluation Context
    Exploring Data Types
    Utilizing Operators
    Using Multiple Calendars Utilising Advanced DAX Functionality
    Filter Functions
    Information Functions
    Aggregation Functions
    Many-to-Many Relationships

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Microsoft Power BI

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Understand the DAX syntax and use DAX functions to enhance your dataset.
    Power BI desktop queries
    Using the Power BI mobile app
    Connecting to Power BI data
    Managing a Power BI solution
    Combine data together from tables in your dataset. Modeling data
    Using Excel as a data source for Power BI
    Use Power BI with SQL Server Analysis Services data, including Analysis services models running in multidimentional mode. The Developer API
    Power BI embedded
    Using databases as a data source for Power BI
    Direct connectivity from the Power BI service
    Shape data using formatting and transformations.
    Create calculated columns, calculated tables and measures. Interactive Data Visualisations
    Importing different data sources into Power BI
    Custom visuals Power BI mobile app
    Creating Power BI reports
    The developer API
    Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
    Use Power BI direct connectivity to access data in Azure SQL data warehouse
    Overview of the Power BI Data Model. Using Power BI
    Importing data into Power BI

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Microsoft Power Graphics

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Configure tours, scenes, and layers.
    Understand querying with natural language
    Understanding DAX
    Navigate the Power Query interface.
    Drill Through
    Utilizing DAX Functions
    Utilise data sources.
    Adding Slicers to Reports
    Manage modifications.
    Calculated Columns and Calculated Fields
    Perspectives Power Query
    PowerPivot
    Introduction to Power BI
    Power View
    Topics include –

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Microsoft Project Integrated Course

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Assigning Overtime
    Exploring Tables
    Creating an Outline Code Mask
    More Resources in Multiple
    Working With Task Views
    Creating a Read Only Subproject
    Assignments
    Entering Milestones
    Using Another Cost Table
    Working With Tables
    Assigning Daily Costs
    Modifying Specific Tiers
    Understanding the Timescale
    How Project Works
    Understanding Visual Reports
    Filtering a Visual Report
    Understanding Resource Levelling
    Getting to Know Project 
    Adding More of the Same Resource
    Exporting to Excel Using a Map

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Microsoft Project Level 1

  • 1 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Working With the QAT
    Creating Dependencies in a Sheet View
    Understanding Resources
    Exiting From Project  Project Management
    Entering Lead Time
    Understanding the Gantt Chart
    Assignment – Creating Summary
    Working With Project Files
    Other Sources of Assistance
    Creating Summary Tasks
    Working With Gantt Charts
    Adjusting Resource Availability
    Understanding Task Dependencies
    Working With Tables
    Entering Milestones
    Resource Assignment Calculations
    Understanding the QAT
    More Resources in Multiple Assignments
    Setting Up Project Information
    Understanding Tasks
    Assigning Resources in Task Information

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Microsoft Project Level 2

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

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Using The Tracking Box
    Hiring Contract Labour
    Checking Resource Usage
    Creating a Simple Lookup Table
    Using Custom Views
    Reviewing Our Project
    Case Study Variable Costs
    Grouping Tasks
    Adding Simple Custom Fields
    Working With Multiple Files
    Understanding the Data Tools
    Viewing Project Costs Constraints and Deadlines
    Changing Time Periods
    Highlighting Date Ranges
    Using Print Preview
    Rescheduling Tasks
    Rescheduling Tasks Assigning Materials
    Highlighting a Range of Tasks
    Changing Bar Text
    Keeping New Views Local
    Changing the Layout

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Microsoft Project Level 3

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

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

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Creating a Summary Milestone Shared Resources
    Understanding WBS Codes
    Template
    Changing the X Axis Categories
    Custom Fields
    Preparing for the Master Project
    Editing Custom WBS Codes Custom Views
    Manipulating Report Data
    Creating an Outline Code Mask
    Printing From a Combined Project
    Creating WBS Codes
    Setting a Combined Project Start
    Examining the Templates
    Copying a Gantt Chart Image
    Working With Shared Resources
    Importing Data From Excel Working Collaboratively
    Using the Personal Template Folder
    Understanding Collaboration Options
    Creating a Visual Report From a
    Copying to Microsoft Excel
    Understanding Project Templates

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Example cube as seen using Excel pivot table 
    Modeling intermediate fact tables 
    Most-used Functions & Common tasks 
    KPIs 
    Perspectives 
    Advanced Storage Design - MOLAP, ROLAP, HOLAP 
    SQL RS & Report Builder 
    Excel Services 12 and AS (Web Services)
    Data Mining clients 
    SSAS Administration 
    Rapidly changing dimensions / ROLAP dimensions 
    Translations - cube metadata and currency localization 
    Future Directions & Integration with Office 12
    Beginning MDX 
    Business Scorecards 2005 & ProClarity 
    Creating cubes - using the UDM and the Cube Build Wizard 
    Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Using variables to pass information between packages 
    Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services
    Importing and Exporting Data 
    Project templates 
    Introduction to Control Flow
    Examining Database Maintenance Plan Packages 
    Managing packages with SQL Server Management Studio 
    Introduction to Data Flow
    Property expressions 
    Precedence Constraints 
    The deployment utility 
    The Execute Package Task 
    Executing packages – DTExec and DTExecUI 
    Data Destinations 
    Data Transformations 
    Debugging , Error Handling and Logging
    Product History 
    Script in Data flow: The Script Component 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services SSAS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Implement Proactive Caching
    Create Data Sources
    Introduction to Data Mining
    Understand Basic OLAP Modeling (star schema)
    Explore Clustering
    Discover how to Create Perspectives
    Advanced Administration and Optimization
    Work with Multiple Fact Tables and the Dimension Usage Subtab in BIDS
    Understand the Development Environment
    Model with SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS)
    Understand Measure (fact) and Cube Modeling
    Understand the Calculation Subtab
    Understand Common MDX Functions and Tasks
    Using SSAS in BIDS
    Cube Storage and Aggregation
    Understand the Cube Structure
    Learn how to use the Business Intelligence Wizard
    Design Reports using Reporting Services

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Managing Integration Services Packages 
    Overview of Control Flow in Integration Services 
    Using Advanced Transformations 
    Synchronous and Asynchronous Transformations 
    Checkpoints 
    Error Handling and Logging 
    Deploying Packages 
    When Things Go Wrong 
    Understanding Variables 
    Best Practices for Using Integration Services 
    Data Viewers 
    Using Integration Services Beyond ETL 
    Package Management
    Using Containers 
    Working with Analysis Services 
    Configurations 
    Best Practices for Package Development and Design 

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Analysis Services SSAS

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Analysis Services Installation and Architecture: One Product, Two Models
    Processing Strategies
    Querying the Solution and Understanding DAX
    The Tabular Solution
    The Multidimensional Solution
    Configuring Cube Options
    Understand and utilize security.
    Analysis Services Tools.
    Utilizing Data Sources and Data Source Views
    Developing Dimensions
    Maintaining and Optimizing
    Browsing the Model
    Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
    Deploy a multidimensional model.
    Calculated Members.
    Measures and Measure Groups
    Version Changes of SSAS from 2008-2014
    Examining Deployment Options
    Understanding the Multidimensional Model

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Integration Services SSIS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Optimizing Sources for Extraction
    Designing to Troubleshoot: Using Precedence Constraints
    Using Package Hierarchies: Parent Child
    Coding the Script Task
    SQL Server Integration Services Architecture
    Performing Joins with the Merge Transformation
    Working with XML
    Utilizing the Import/Export Wizard
    Utilizing SQL Server Integration Services Data Typing
    Utilizing Cache Modes in Joins Tuning SQL Server Integration Services Packages
    Examining the SSIS Engine
    Using the Workflow Tasks
    Utilizing Sequences in a Container
    Managing SQL with the SQL Tasks
    Utilizing Container Loops Performing Joins
    Managing with Control Flow
    Define and Use Variables and Parameters
    Using Expressions in Packages Containers
    Performing Joins with the Lookup Transformation
    Using Destinations and Understanding choices
    Creating SQL Server Integration Services Packages

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Report Builder SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Introduction to SQL Server 2016 Report Builder
    Using the List Object to Combine Other Items
    Exploring the Report Builder Interface
    Planning Your Reports
    Exploring Table or Matrix Wizard
    Exploring Matrix
    Visualizing Your Company Report Templates
    Formatting Reports
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Graphics
    Examining Management
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Basic Reports
    Utilizing Chart Wizard
    Using Tables
    Creating Subreports and Drillthrough Reports
    Utilizing Dynamic Headers and Footers
    SQL Server 2016 Report Builder Advanced Reporting
    Working with Expressions
    Mastering Data Region(s)

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services SSAS Multdimensional Modelling

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Supported Data Sources
    Deploy Model Solutions Using the Deployment Wizard
    Error Configuration Roles and Permissions
    Define Logical Relationships in a Data Source View
    Read Definition permissions
    Delete a Data Source
    View the XML for an Analysis Services Project Data Sources
    Define Named Calculations in a Data Source View
    Use a Template to Create an Action Deployment
    Dimension permissions
    Set Data Source Properties
    Calculations using the Business Intelligence Wizard
    Add a Standard Action
    Change a Partition Source
    Processing Databases, Dimensions and Partitions
    Set Partition Storage
    Create User-Defined Hierarchies
    Create an Analysis Services Project
    Define Logical Primary Keys in a Data Source View
    Batch Processing Remote Processing
    Create Named Sets

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2017 Analysis Services Tabular Modelling

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 SSAS tabular 2017
    Delete a Column
    Enable DirectQuery mode in SSDT
    Data sources supported in SSAS  tabular 2016 Create Tabular Models
    Data sources supported in tabular 1400 models
    Create and Manage Perspectives Translations Roles
    Delete Relationships
    Import from Analysis Services
    Object-level security
    Create a New Tabular Model Project
    Filter Data in a Table Relationships
    Add sample data to DirectQuery models
    Create and Manage Measures KPIs
    Import Data
    Deploy from SQL Server Data Tools Manage Tabular Model Databases
    Row filter mappings
    Tabular model designer
    Import from Power Pivot
    Create and Manage Partitions in the Workspace
    Connect to a tabular model database

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Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2016

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Monitor and optimize the performance of SSRS on a given set of server hardware Extending and Integrating Reporting Services
    Use report services configuration manager to reconfigure SSRS servers.
    Data filters
    Create a report using report builder or report designer.
    Report sub-reports
    Drilldown and drill through Sharing Reporting Services Reports
    Schedules
    Report caching, snapshots, and comments
    Sorting and grouping
    Publish a report to reporting services Working with Reporting Services Data
    Introduction to reporting services
    Reporting services tools Reporting Services Data Sources
    Configuring data access with report designer
    Overview of mobile reports
    Using Datasets Creating Paginated Reports
    Topics include Introduction to Reporting Services
    Databars, sparklines, indicators, gauges, and maps
    Report parameters
    Report subscription and delivery Administering Reporting Services
    Creating a report with the report wizard
    Add a drillthrough to a custom URL

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Oracle Business Intelligence - Create Reports and Interactive Dashboards

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Saving and Reusing Filter Settings
    Managing Dashboard Objects Creating a Report
    Navigating the Answers Interface
    Reusing Filters
    Filtering Data
    Creating a New Request
    Prompts Column Formatting
    Pivot Table Concepts
    BI and Presentation Catalog Security
    Pdf and Print Control
    Using the Dashboard Editor
    Creating a Dashboard
    Managing The View of the Dashboard Page
    Chart View
    Logical Data Models
    No Results View Using Pivot Table Views
    About Business Intelligence
    Managing the Views Using Secondary Views
    Viewing the Request Results
    Managing Saved Content
    Launch BI Presentation Services

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Oracle PL/SQL

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Other Supplied Packages
    XML Packages 
    Selecting into a Variable 
    Compile-Time Warnings 
    Fetching Rows 
    The Cursor FOR Loop 
    Maintaining Triggers 
    The Package Interface and Implementation 
    PL/SQL Variables and Datatypes 
    Loops 
    The DBMS_UTILITY Package 
    FORALL Statement 
    SQLCODE and SQLERRM 
    Date Intervals 
    System Triggers 
    The DBMS_METADATA Package 
    Dates and Timestamps 
    Working with LOBs 
    FOR UPDATE Cursors 

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Oracle SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Intervals 
    Data Manipulation and Transactions 
    Selecting from Multiple Tables 
    Relational Database Management Systems 
    Using SQL Functions 
    Sample Database 
    The DELETE statement 
    NULL Values 
    Logical and Physical Storage Structures 
    Viewing Table Characteristics 
    Using Oracle SQL*Plus 
    SQL Queries 
    Literal Values 
    Nulls and DISTINCT 
    Oracle Pseudocolumns 
    String Functions 

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PHP

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Enumerated Arrays 
    Advantages and Disadvantages of PEAR DB 
    Reading from Arrays 
    Reading from Two-dimensional Arrays 
    Reading from a File 
    Reusing Code and Writing Functions 
    Reading from Associative Arrays 
    String Manipulation 
    A Database-less Login Form 
    Configuring Sessions 
    Cookies 
    Looping through Two-dimensional Arrays 
    Querying a Database 
    PHP and HTML Forms 
    do...while 
    Grouping ( [] ) 
    Start and End ( ^ $ ) 
    Managing Data 
    Using PEAR DB 
    break and continue 

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PowerPoint Advanced

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

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Recording a Slide Show
    Merging and Splitting Cells
    Adjusting Row Heights
    Rehearsing Timings
    Setting a Custom Templates Location
    Setting Up a Self Running
    Changing the Master Font
    Creating a Template From a
    Saving a Presentation as a PDF
    Saving a Custom Template
    Inserting a Screen Clip
    Packaging Presentations for CD
    Understanding Picture
    Inserting an Online Video
    Creating a Template From a Theme
    Understanding Online Pictures
    Changing the Slide Background
    Saving a Customised Theme
    Understanding Chart Buttons

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PowerPoint Basic

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

     

  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Preparing for Presentations
    Launching Dialog Boxes
    Adding an Assistant
    Changing the Office Theme
    Printing Handouts
    Working With Presentations
    Creating a Presentation
    Arranging Shapes
    Applying Font Formatting
    Using the Eyedropper
    Creating Presentations in PowerPoint
    Understanding Presentation Views
    Customising the Status Bar
    Slide Numbers
    Using Slide Sorter View
    Using Smart Lookup
    Adding Shapes Before and After
    Planning a Presentation
    Inserting a Table

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SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Creating Views
    Creating Tables
    Outer Joins
    The BETWEEN Operator   
    Relational Database Management System 
    DELETE   
    Dropping Tables
    Simple SELECT Statements
    Foreign Keys
    NULL Values 
    Selecting All Columns in All Rows
    Aggregate Functions
    Order of Evaluation   Advanced SELECTs    
    Creating Stored Procedures 
    Checking Multiple Conditions 
    Common String Functions
    Stored Procedures
    Mathematical Calculations
    Dropping Stored Procedures
    Adding and Dropping Columns

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SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Report Borders Toolbar
    Current Classroom Folder Structure
    Reporting Services 2005 Subscriptions, Snapshots, and Caching
    Reporting Services 2005 Toolbars
    The Management Studio Object Explorer
    Adding System-level Roles
    Tools for Managing Reports
    Managing Tables with the Table Properties Dialog
    Starting SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio
    Sorting
    SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Features
    Settings
    Reporting Services 2005 Query and Report Parameters
    Report Groupings
    Create a Database for Report Execution Data
    Run the Sample Reports
    Managing Reporting Services
    Filters
    Execution Properties

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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services SSRS

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 use URL to integrate Reporting Services reports into your applications 
    Explore the potential deployment and security issues that might arise when working with custom assemblies 
    Find out how to display parameter values in report headers 
    Learn how to enable basic authentication for reports and how to require SSL for report operations 
    Learn how to create matrix reports 
    Explore the storing of credentials within a data source 
    Explore creating linked reports 
    Discover how to create standard report subscriptions 
    Programming Reporting Services
    Learn how to work with rich text to produce mail merge style reports 
    Learn how to create parameters in ad-hoc SQL 
    Discover interactive sorting 
    Discover the many application programming interfaces of Reporting Services 
    Explore the use of Reporting Services gauges 
    Calculation and Formatting
    Learn how to create a basic report using the SQL Server Reporting Services Wizard 
    Explore exporting reports to a variety of formats and using the client-side printing feature of Reporting Services 
    Explore creating groups 
    Investigate the scheduling of report snapshots 
    Learn how to create a tabular report from scratch 

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SQL Server Data Warehouse Implementation

  • 3 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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
    Create an SSIS Project
    Profile OLTP Data
    Create Columnstore Indexes Implementing Data Warehouses in SQL Server 2012
    Create Fact Tables
    Add Script Tasks and Script Components to an SSIS Package
    Deploy a Control Flow
    Create Dimensions
    Work with MDS Databases
    Cleanse Data Using DQS Managing SSIS Package Execution
    Examine Data Warehousing Concepts
    Track Changed Data Managing Data Flow
    Perform Transformation Tasks
    Create Package Templates Implementing Data Flow
    Install Integration Services Working with Integration Services
    Troubleshoot Package Failures Deploying Packages
    Debugging and Troubleshooting Packages
    Execute SSIS Packages on the Server
    Securing Packages and Databases

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SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS 2012/2014

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 ...
  • Globals Collection Creating Custom Functions
    Cascading Parameters
    Work with Multivalued Parameters  Enhancing Reports with Data Visualisations
    Formatting Text Boxes in the Properties Window
    Report Project Types  Working with Report Server Projects
    Create a Tabular Report  Using the Tablix Report Type
    Rein in the Length of a Text Field
    Reporting Services Modes
    A Tour of the Report Builder Interface
    Built-in Functions
    Creating a Shared Data Source and Data Sets
    Using Charts in a Report
    Report Definition Language (RDL)
    Building a Report with Report Builder
    Designing the Page Layout
    Data Set Parameters
    Create a Map Report
    Introduction to Report Builder
    Report Project Configurations  Creating a New Report in the Report Designer
    Globals Collection
    The Tablix Properties Dialogue Box

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Transact SQL

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • 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 Table Expressions Working with Set Operators, Conditional Operators, and Window Functions
    Manage Stored Procedures
    Manage Views
    Work with Data Access Technologies Implementing Stored Procedures
    Work with Subqueries
    Control Program Flow
    Work with SSPs and SMOs
    Work with Set Operators
    Create Queries Using Join Algorithms
    Manage Triggers
    Write SELECT Statements
    Perform Advanced Filtering Querying Data from Multiple Tables
    Manage Transactions Querying SQL Server System Metadata
    Merge Data Working with SQL Server Built-in Functions
    Write CASE Expressions Working with SQL Data Types
    Delete Data
    Work with Grouping Sets Managing Error Handling and Transactions
    Overview of T-SQL
    Work with Variables and Batches
    Analyze Data from Query Plans
    Filter the Queried Results

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Visio

  • 2 day course
  • Location: Sandwell
  • Course Outline
  • Some of the training topics covered include ...
  • Basic shapes and lines
    Network diagrams
    Integrating Visio with other programs
    Formatting drawings
    Custom themes
    Software and database diagrams
    Sharing diagrams using a browser
    Planning a diagram
    Documenting software systems
    Working with pages
    Rack diagrams
    File and print properties
    Compound lines
    Integration with Microsoft Outlook
    Working with text
    Reporting

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