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Thursday, 14 May 2015

New accelerated Microsoft courses from Firebrand


By Sarah Morgan


Become an Azure architect, learn how to install Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 in your organisation then master NAV 2015’s financial application area. Study it all - twice as fast as traditional training - on three new accelerated Firebrand courses.

Firebrand is excited to bring these new accelerated Microsoft courses to our ever expanding training portfolio:



Microsoft Specialist: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Learn how to build websites, application storage and infrastructure with Azure – Microsoft’s global cloud platform that boasts over 90,000 new customer subscriptions per month.

The third Azure specialist course in Firebrand’s portfolio, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions will give you the skills you need to design public and hybrid cloud solutions.

Study Microsoft Official Curriculum, take your Microsoft exam 70-534 onsite at the end of your three day course, and return to work certified.

Become an Azure Architect in only three days!





Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Financials

Learn how to automate and streamline your business processes with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 financials. In just six days you’ll get the knowledge you need to manage your business with NAV 2015 and get to grips with new features like Tablet Client and Office365 integration.

By the end of this six day course, you’ll be able to setup and use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Finance application area. You’ll also learn:

  • How to setup and use VAT, budgets, cash management & multiple currencies
  • Basics of Sales and Purchase
  • Basic functionalities, including sorting and filtering
  • Management of roles and user rights
  • Creation of fixed assets and how to use them in transactions

Learn how to manage your organisation’s finances with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 in only six days!


Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Installation and Configuration

On this accelerated two day course you’ll learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015. Built for small and medium sized businesses, NAV 2015 will manage your organisations finance, manufacturing, sales and more.

Make the most of the newest version of Dynamics NAV; get introduced to new features like an enhanced PowerShell API and single sign-on with Office365.

Learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, and configure multiple NAV 2015 client types, in just two days with Firebrand.


180+ courses and counting

Firebrand’s portfolio now exceeds 180 accelerated courses from vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, (ISC)2 and CompTIA.

We’re committed to developing new accelerated courses. To stay up to date with our newest and most cutting edge training follow us onTwitter, Facebook and Google+ and LinkedIn.

Find out how you can get certified at twice the speed and take a look at our full range of accelerated training.


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About the Author:        
Sarah writes for Firebrand Training on a number of IT related topics. This includes exams, training, certification trends, project management, certification, careers advice and the industry itself. Sarah has 11 years of experience in the IT industry. 

Friday, 2 May 2014

Microsoft retires more exams: does it affect you?


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Microsoft has finished the planning of its exam retirement schedule for the next 12 months.  As part of this process, the company plans to retire all Microsoft Dynamics MCTS and MCITP certs by the end of 2014.

How will this impact on you?

There’s no need to worry, if you see an exam related to the certification you have being retired. Your cert will still be valid and your exam record still remains on your transcript.
However, if you are intending to get a certification that includes one of the exams on the list, you must make sure that you pass the exam before the retirement date. It’s wise to allow time for a potential retake as well.

Microsoft continuously updates its exam retirement site, which is useful to check frequently because dates and exams are subject to change.

These exams are being retired by the following dates

Dynamics
  • MB7-838 NAV 2009 Installation & Configuration 6/30/2014
  • MB7-839 NAV 2009 Core Setup and Finance 6/30/2014
  • MB7-840 NAV 2009 C/SIDE Introduction 6/30/2014
  • MB7-841 NAV 2009 C/SIDE Solution Development 6/30/2014
  • MB7-842 NAV 2009 Trade & Inventory 6/30/2014
  • MB7-843 NAV 2009 Warehouse Management 6/30/2014
  • MB7-846 NAV 2009 Relationship Management 6/30/2014
  • MB7-848 NAV 2009 Service Management 6/30/2014
  • MB7-849 NAV 2009 Manufacturing 6/30/2014
  • MB7-849 NAV 2009-Produktion (Danish) 6/30/2014
  • MB7-849 NAV 2009-Produktion (German) 6/30/2014
  • MB5-845 POS 2009 12/31/2014
  • MB5-537 Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System 2.0 Store Operations 12/31/2014
  • MB5-538 Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System 2.0 Headquarters 12/31/2014

Visual Studio
  • 70-506: TS: Silverlight 4, Development 7/31/2014
  • 70-512: TS: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010, Administration 7/31/2014
  • 70-521: Upgrade: Transition your MCPD .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Dev Skills to MCPD .NET 4.0 Windows App Dev 7/31/2014
  • 70-523: Upgrade: Transition Your MCPD .NET Framework 3.5 Web Dev Skills to MCPD .NET Framework 4 Web Dev 7/31/2014
  • 98-362: Windows Development Fundamentals 7/31/2014
  • 98-373: Mobile Development Fundamentals 7/31/2014


Volume Licensing
  • 70-671: TS: Designing and Providing Volume Licensing Solutions to Small and Medium Orgs 1/31/2015
  • 70-672: TS: Designing and Providing Volume Licensing Solutions to Large Organizations 1/31/2015

Windows
  • 70-682: Pro: Upgrading to Windows 7 MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7/31/2014
  • 70-684: OEM Reseller 7/31/2014

Windows Azure
  • 70-583: PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Azure Applications 7/31/2014

Windows Embedded
  • 70-582: TS: Windows Embedded Standard 7 for Developers 7/31/2014

Windows Phone
  • 70-599: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications 9/30/2014
About the Author:       
Sarah writes for Firebrand Training on a number of IT related topics. This includes exams, training, certification trends, project management, certification, careers advice and the industry itself. Sarah has 11 years of experience in the IT industry. 

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Survey: 14% salary rise in line for Microsoft Dynamics professionals



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We recently posted a blog post asking you to participate in Nigel Franks 2013 Microsoft Dynamics Survey, and the results have now come through.

The survey found that global demand for Microsoft Dynamics skills continues to drive high salaries for IT professionals with the relevant knowledge and experience. It was also found that salaries for permanent staff are increasing by an average of 4%.


Salary raise


Average salaries for Microsoft Dynamics project managers and technical architects have risen by 9% and 14%, respectively, since last year’s survey.

Technical architects had some of the largest salaries among Dynamics professionals, with salaries of £95,000 for those experienced in Dynamics AX, £75,000 for NAV, £95,000 for CRM and £75,000 for GP, the survey found. Freelancers can earn up to £700 per day.


Dynamics professionals leaving their job due to lack of training


On the other hand, 35% said they plan to leave their current job during the next 12 months, with 36% of them blaming the lack of training and development prospects on offer at their current employer.

Because of this, openings should be popping up in many places for those with the right expertise. 45% of those looking to change jobs are also considering moving to another country, with the U.S, U.K, and Germany as the top choices.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 logo
Chief Executive of Nigel Frank, Sean Wadsworth, stated that “Overall, confidence in the Dynamics product is high amongst the community with 86% of those surveyed being satisfied with Dynamics as a product and less than four per cent considering another ERP or CRM,”.

“Interestingly, the biggest source of dissatisfaction was lack of training and development. However, those looking to leave within the next 12 months are more motivated by money or career prospects than lack of trading.”

The full report is expected to come out in June.


Become a Dynamics professional


You too can take advantage of these openings by become a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Professional. You can learn how to use it for: finance, manufacturing, sales, shipping, project management and services.

Get your Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Developer in just 8 days where you'll learn how to develop, program and write in C/AL. 

About the Author:
Sarah writes for Firebrand Training on a number of IT related topics. This includes exams, training, certification trends, project management, certification, careers advice and the industry itself. Sarah has 11 years of experience in the IT industry.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Microsoft releases new Dynamics® AX 2012 80424A course


Microsoft Learning has announced the release of a two-day 80424A: Product Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 course.


This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to use the intermediate and advanced functionality of the product configuration feature in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


The course teaches you basic setup, how to build a product configuration model, how to prepare a product configuration model for release, and configuring lines on the AX client and the Enterprise Portal.


Note: This course is available for download on PartnerSource and CustomerSource, and will be orderable on 26 July 2012.


To find out the course syllabus, visit: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/Course.aspx?ID=80427A&Locale=en-us