Essential SQL Server 2008 for Developers
SQL Server 2008 offers an impressive array of capabilities for professional developers that build upon key innovations introduced in SQL Server 2005. The Essential SQL Server 2008 for Developers training course will help you understand how to build enterprise-class applications which deeply exploit the rich data types, programming models and new development paradigms in SQL Server 2008.
Course duration: 2 days
Dates currently scheduled: 13th October, London (more will be scheduled if there is demand)
Cost to attend: £400 for Gold and Certified partners, £500 for Registered
Link for more information: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=dbc8944a-ffc8-4d64-a960-76ec7b1f5f26&site=UK&lang=en-uk
Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5
This three day instructor led course introduces developers to Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5. The course will provide developers with the opportunity to gain solid hands on experience in:
· Workflow Services
· Windows Presentation Foundation and ASP.NET AJAX Integration
· Key features of Visual Studio Team System 2008
Course duration: 3 days
Dates currently scheduled: 13th October, London; 17th November Altrincham (more will be scheduled if there is demand)
Cost to attend: £600 for Gold and Certified partners, £750 for Registered
Link for more information: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search_adv.aspx?ssid=0aff7f13-4d94-44d3-8d14-fec2753dd615&site=UK&lang=en-uk
Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization University
This two day BPIO U (Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization University) course is a comprehensive sales programme that will prepare and arm strategic partners with knowledge & tools to drive growth and win customers on the Microsoft business productivity platform. Attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the Business Productivity Infrastructure Model, and its relationship and interdependence with the other Microsoft IO models (Application Infrastructure and Core Infrastructure).Course duration: 2 days
Dates currently scheduled: Sep 22, Regus TVP; Nov 12th, TVP; Jan 21st, London
Cost to attend: free (we do not charge for sales training)
Link for more information: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/plc/search.aspx?ssid=02BF3B0318C14A3BAF94CFFA05257655&IsPLCSS=1
If your partners have any problems enrolling, please ask them to contact our helpdesk on 0870 8509442, or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SQL Server 2008 Database Infrastructure and Scalability
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
Introduction to SQL Server 2008 BI Solution Development
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.
29th September, Maidenhead
26th Jan, Maidenhead
Essential SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence for Developers
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
Implementing and Maintaining Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Course
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
Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint™ Server 2007 Technical Training
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.
Developing with SharePoint Server 2007
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
Developers Guide To Web Content Management
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.