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Introduction to .NET

An Introduction to VB.NET and C# programming languages using Visual Studio

The course will provide an introduction to the VB.NET and C# programming languages. The course is suitable for those using the Visual Studio development environment, covering all previous versions of Visual Studio. Delegates can choose to tackle the exercises in either VB or C#, or, if you're feeling comfortable – you can learn both!

Duration
2 Days

Object Oriented Programming with .NET

Get Up to Speed with Object Oriented Techniques using Visual Studio

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm using "objects" to design applications and computer programs. Programming techniques may include features such as data abstraction, encapsulation, messaging, modularity, polymorphism, and inheritance. Almost all modern programming languages support OOP and in this course we focus on VB and C#.

Duration
3 Days

VMware 6 Troubleshooting

Currently this the only VMware 6 troubleshooting course there is!

This course is designed to provide system administrators with additional skills to assist them in the troubleshooting of a VMware environment

It is has also been updated to vSphere version 6 but still references version 5.5. This includes not just the operating system, but also the utilities used, such as vMA.

Duration
4 Days

Effective Communication

Untangle, experience, discuss, reflect and practise effective communication skills using our unique ThirdBrain™ delivery method

Communication is a key success factor in any organisation.  Communication is simply the activity of conveying information.  Simple right?  However when it comes to effective communication, there are barriers that every individual and organisation faces.  People often feel that communication is as easy and simple as it sounds.  To some extents this is true but what makes it complex, difficult and frustrating are the barriers that get in its way.  This course will give you the skill and ability to pre-empt, eliminate or get over and around those barriers.

Duration
2 Days

Running Effective Meetings

Develop the tools you need to run and contribute to great meetings

Meetings have become part of our everyday working lives but there are good meetings and there are bad meetings.  Bad meetings drag on incessantly, you never seem to get to the point, and you leave wondering why you were even there.  Effective meetings leave everyone involved feeling that you've really accomplished something and everyone leaves energised.  This course will teach you the differences between the two, how to run good meetings and what to do if you find yourself in a bad one!

Duration
1 Day

High Impact Presentation Skills

Master the art of delivering high impact, successful and memorable presentations (for the right reasons).

Through experiential learning, gain the skills to deliver amazing presentations but also the confidence and desire to do so!  You will learn how to prepare powerful and persuasive presentations that will deliver the maximum impact. You will analyse video presentations from some of the world’s best presenters and learn some of their “secrets”.  You will present yourself and receive feedback from the tutor and peers.

Duration
2 Days

Windows Server 2012 Network Infrastructure & Security

Connecting and Securing Windows Server 2012

This hands-on course is aimed at securely networking the Server 2012 operating system, for systems administrators.  It will give you the practical knowledge you need in easy to understand chunks, so you can go back to your working environment ready to put what you have learnt straight into practice.  You have your own PC to perform different Windows Server 2012 tasks on, as well as an extensive course manual, which you can away as your future reference guide.

Duration
4 Days

SQL Server Reporting Services

Enabling you to design, deploy and manage reports using Reporting Services.

The ability to report, analyse and visualise data in a variety of interactive, mobile and printed reports is essential to control and manage your organisation. Such reports and dashboards are increasingly designed and deployed using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). This course is suitable for all versions of SQL Server.

Duration
3 Days

Agile Awareness Seminar

A lightweight introduction to Agile ways of working

This seminar covers what Agile is at an overview level, how it differs from plan-driven project management methodologies and what the benefits are of adopting this lighter, more flexible approach to managing work.

Though the content is ‘vanilla’, specific flavours of Agile, such as Scrum and DSDM will be highlighted, along with a discussion of their relative merits.

Duration
1 Day

Operation Aftermath - an IT Service Management (ITSM) Business Game

A Full Lifecycle IT Service Management Business Game

Could you take on the running of a disaster relief effort in the wake of the worst storms and flooding seen in Ocean City’s history?! Can you work with others to ensure that the people get food and water, and don’t contract deadly diseases? Can you satisfy the "Powers-That-Be" that this humanitarian effort is a beacon to the world for how these efforts should be managed? If so, then welcome to Ocean City after some of the worst flooding in history and take on the challenge of OPERATION AFTERMATH!

Duration
1 Day