PremierPoint Solutions Announces New SharePoint Training Classes for Remainder of 2014

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PremierPoint Solutions has released its schedule of new classroom and online SharePoint training classes for the remainder of 2014.

PremierPoint Solutions has released its schedule of new SharePoint training classes for the remainder of 2014, both for attendance in its Nashville, Tenn., classroom and through its live online remote attendance option.

The classes are designed for a variety of student levels and interests, ranging from those who want to become familiar with SharePoint 2013 or boost their SharePoint skills in particular areas, to those who want to learn something entirely new such as InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint 2010 workflows; SharePoint 2013 workflow design; self-service Business Intelligence; or designing document and records management systems in SharePoint.

For students who are getting their first taste of SharePoint 2013 and need to get up to speed in a hurry, the SharePoint 2013 Power User Fast Track course will enable them to:

  • Understand the concepts and terminologies that are unique to SharePoint 2013
  • Create, organize, discover and share information with SharePoint 2013
  • Use SharePoint 2013 for enterprise content management
  • Use the social computing features in SharePoint 2013
  • Create powerful user-friendly forms with InfoPath
  • Create Business Intelligence displays using Excel Services

The three-day course is offered Nov. 3-5 and Dec. 1-3 in Nashville and live online.

SharePoint 2013 Workflow and InfoPath No-Code Development is a four-day course available Nov. 18-21 in Nashville and live online. Students will learn:

  • The InfoPath application and its integration with Microsoft Office and SharePoint
  • The principles of good form design, and why that matters to an organization’s business process
  • To work with data fields, form controls and form options using time-saving, streamlined techniques
  • To publish InfoPath forms to a SharePoint Server form library with or without Forms Services
  • To customize SharePoint list forms with InfoPath
  • To use InfoPath rules to automate form completion and provide a dynamic user experience
  • To write powerful, complex custom workflows without code using SharePoint Designer 2013
  • To design and troubleshoot workflows using Visio 2013
  • To use the enhanced functionality of the SharePoint 2013 workflow platform

Business Intelligence Training –The Microsoft Self-Service BI Toolset runs for three days, Dec. 10-12, in Nashville and live online. After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits and differences of the Microsoft self-service BI approach over traditional data warehouses
  • Understand the role that SharePoint plays in the self-service BI approach
  • Design SharePoint sites, libraries and content types to support self-service BI applications
  • Use PowerPivot for Excel to create data models for self-service BI applications
  • Use Power View to create interactive dashboards and visualizations
  • Use Report Builder 3.0 to create traditional business reports, and store and manage those reports in SharePoint document libraries
  • Use PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint to design and deploy web part-based dashboards and scorecards

SharePoint Server 2010: Beyond the Basics is offered Dec. 4-5 live online. It is appropriate for students who want to:

  • Use SharePoint Server 2010 for enterprise content management
  • Automate basic business processes using SharePoint workflow
  • Use the personalization and social computing features in SharePoint Server 2010 (including My Sites)
  • Manage an organization’s digital assets
  • Unleash the power of enterprise search
  • Enjoy the benefits of tagging items using managed metadata
  • Target specific audiences with certain kinds of content using the audience targeting feature
  • Work with a document set as though it were a single document (a loan document packet is a good example)

InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 No-Code Workflow Deep Dive is a four-day course available Oct. 21-14 and Dec. 16-19 in Nashville and live online. It teaches students how to:

  • Use InfoPath 2010 to create business forms
  • Understand best practices for form design in general and InfoPath in particular
  • Publish InfoPath forms to a SharePoint Server with or without Forms Services
  • Write complex workflows using SharePoint Designer 2010
  • Include external data in InfoPath forms
  • Convert existing Word and Excel forms to InfoPath forms
  • Work with digital signatures
  • Submit InfoPath data to an external database for reporting

Designing SharePoint Document Management and Records Management Systems in SharePoint 2010 takes place Nov. 11-14 in Nashville and live online. After completing this four-day course students will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts, features and technologies that are available for creating document management systems in SharePoint 2010
  • Create content models to understand the roles of documents in the organization and serve as a roadmap for building the system in SharePoint 2010
  • Create de-centralized document management systems that use single location sites, libraries, metadata and document sets
  • Create centralized document management systems that utilize automatic routing, workflows and customized search pages
  • Create document management systems that support the organization’s regulatory compliance requirements through information management policy (i.e. records management)

SharePoint 2013 for Project Management takes place Nov. 3-5 in Dallas, Texas, and Dec. 8-10 in Chicago, Ill. This intensive three-day instructor-led course will show attendees how to use SharePoint 2013 as a project management information system, including task management using the new task features and integration with Microsoft Project, coordinating resources, communicating project updates to stakeholders and the most efficient ways to organize sites.

(Note: SharePoint 2013 for Project Management and the SharePoint 2013 Boot Camp course below are offered through the cooperation of ASPE IT Training at its training locations and are not PremierPoint Solutions courses.)

SharePoint 2013 Boot Camp will take place Dec. 15-18 in Dallas. This four-day course is for anyone who wants to plan, implement, customize and manage their own SharePoint 2013 implementation. SharePoint 2013 Boot Camp covers the core concepts of SharePoint 2013 governance, administration and customization, and surveys its features and functionality.

Based in Nashville, Tenn., PremierPoint Solutions (formerly SharePoint Solutions) is a Microsoft Certified Partner and a nationwide leader in expert-led, in-person and online public classes on SharePoint products and technologies. The company’s software division professionally develops high-quality commercial add-ons for SharePoint. Many of the company’s courses and services are also applicable to Office 365.

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