The Partner Readiness team is pleased to announce the delivery schedule of the following courses.  

 

Please note – more courses will be scheduled if there is sufficient demand. There is a charge to attend all technical courses, please follow the link for each course for more details.  

 

 

 

1.      Developing with SharePoint Server 2007   

https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=4a3278dc-371b-41bc-81f7-6f53188b5100

 

This course explores the development opportunities with Microsoft’s most recent release of SharePoint Products and Technologies. The first half of the course focuses on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS) where you will learn how develop fundamental WSS building blocks such as features, application pages, site pages, Web Parts, custom list types, site columns, content types and custom workflow programs. The second half of the course focuses on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS). You will learn how to assemble and configure business solutions by using and extending the portal and web content management features of MOSS as well as other server-side services such as the Business Data Catalog, Forms Services, Excel Services and Report Center.

 

20th October, London

8th December, Altrincham

9th Feb, London

27th April, London

 

2.      Implementing and Maintaining Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Course

https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search.aspx?ssid=65D24292D1FB4969A219B1CBB79949E6   

 

This is a residential, intensive and compressed course intended for those partners who want to get a head start on the SharePoint certifications.

 

·        Ten days compressed into five

·        Training for 12+ hours a day

·        Residential course, with 24 hour availability of labs and instructor

·        Exams taken during the week

 

Note - These are the last two deliveries that we will subsidise of this course, so if your partners are interested please ask them to sign up as soon as possible.

 

28th September (registration, course starts on 29th September), Oxfordshire

7th December (registration, course starts on 8th December), Oxfordshire

 

 

3.      Developers Guide To Web Content Management 

https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=6d49d9f3-a95c-4f4d-8a30-da2c3299bec0&site=UK&lang=en-uk

 

This five day training course is designed to provide SharePoint developers with the basic and intermediate information and skills they need to extend, customize, and deploy a Web content management (WCM) publishing site implementation. The primary audience for this course is SharePoint developers who are responsible for the successful implementation of a WCM site.

 

More dates to be scheduled, current dates are:

 

10th November, Leicestershire.

 

 

4.      Remember we also have MPT sales decks available, for delivery on the partner’s site:

 

·        SharePoint (The Product, BI, Unified Comms and Collaboration, ECM) - Training for Telesales Staff and Solution Sales staff

·        Unified Comms - Training for Telesales Staff and Solution Sales staff

·        Selling the Microsoft Business Intelligence Solution -  Training for Solution Sales staff

 

5.      SQL Server 2008 Database Infrastructure and Scalability

 https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=609fbc78-d2c6-4d99-b335-3ee759b12713&site=UK&lang=en-uk    

 

This three-day training course will help database administrators understand how to exploit the new performance, scalability, manageability and high-availability enhancements introduced in SQL Server 2008. Attendees will also learn how to exploit these capabilities, ensure application scalability and how to manage a database using new SQL Server 2008 features.  

 

Delivery dates scheduled so far are:

11th August, London

10th September, London

19th Jan, Altrincham

 

6.      Introduction to SQL Server 2008 BI Solution Development

https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=c490cfa6-8115-4087-ae8a-d20a5e0f329b&site=UK&lang=en-uk

 

This three day course is designed to give developers the confidence to tackle a BI project, and the content is equally relevant to SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008. This should be attended by developers who are new to the Microsoft BI platform, not those who are familiar with BI development but wish to update their knowledge to SQL Server 2008.

 

Delivery dates scheduled so far are:

29th September, Maidenhead

19th Jan, Altrincham

26th Jan, Maidenhead

 

7.      Essential SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence for Developers

https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=7138c764-6eee-40b4-80f9-cf2757aee150&site=UK&lang=en-uk

 

This two day course is targeted at experienced BI developers (or those who have completed the Introduction to SQL Server 2008 BI Solution Development course above) and wish to learn how to exploit the new features of SQL Server 2008 in their BI applications.

 

These dates have been scheduled to allow students to attend both BI courses in the same week if they are interested.

 

1st October, Maidenhead

22nd Jan, Altrincham

29th Jan, Maidenhead

 

 

8.      Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint™ Server 2007   Technical Training  

https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=f017ef3d-db86-44e9-b11b-bf9c3e219a3c&site=UK&lang=en-uk

 

This four day instructor-led workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to architect and build Business Intelligence solutions using Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint Server 2007. This session covers both Monitoring and Analytics and Planning.

 

9th September, London

25th November, Altrincham

 

Note – These are the last two deliveries we will subsidise of this course, so if your partners are interested please ask them to sign up as soon as possible. We are expecting to schedule a five day advanced PerformancePoint course, with deliveries starting in October. When this is scheduled it will be announced as usual.

 

 

If you have any problems enrolling, please contact our helpdesk on 0870 8509442, or by email on ukplcsup@microsoft.com