NetCom Learning to Launch Geek Week 2 Webinar Series Covering a Variety of Microsoft Programs
09/01/2011

The IT learning series will help professionals hone their skills in many of Microsoft’s most popular programs

Online PR News – 01-September-2011 – – NetCom Learning, the premier provider of IT and business training solutions, recently announced the release of Geek Week 2 webinar series of Microsoft. The one-day webinars start on September 6th and run through September 9th.

NetCom Learning Chairman and CEO Russell Sarder said the Sneak Peek for Geeks Week II pairs some of the highest quality instructors with the latest and greatest IT topics and technologies.

“In our continued mission to emphasize the value of learning, NetCom Learning is presenting these series of webinars that offer top instructors teaching valuable skills that professionals need to keep up with the latest technology and advance in their fields,” Sarder said.

Professionals looking for high quality IT instruction turn to NetCom Learning because of its proven track record of excellence in IT Training. Netcom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), Cisco Learning Partner, CompTIA Platinum Partner, EC-Council Accredited Training Center, Adobe Authorized Training Center, Autodesk Authorized Training Center and many others.

NetCom Learning is excited to announce a 25% discount for any Sneak Peek for Geek Week 2 Webinar by applying this code: SPGW2-TWFIV-RINKH

Geek Week2 Microsoft webinars include:

• Windows 7 - The Time to Deploy is NOW on Sept. 6
• SQL Server 2008 R2 for BI Reporting on Sept. 6
• Unlock the Power of Advanced Features in Excel 2010 on Sept. 7
• Become a Styles and Formats Master in Word 2010 on Sept. 8
• Lync Server 2010 - The Future of Business Collaboration on Sept. 9
• SharePoint 2010 - The All-In-One Document Management Solution on Sept. 9

Windows 7 - The Time to Deploy is NOW

In this webinar, instructor Richard Oertle will compare and contrast XP features and capabilities and offer a short discussion on SP1 along with the benefits of combining Server 2008 R2 SP1 access. The webinar will also outline the benefits for end users and administrators, upgrade vs. clean install considerations and measuring performance.

Richard Oertle has been an IT professional for more than 30 years and a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1995. He was selected by Microsoft to contribute to the official SharePoint 2010 courseware. His specialties are SharePoint 2010, Windows 7, Server 2008, Exchange and SQL.

SQL Server 2008 R2 for BI Reporting

Learn how to accelerate report creation and ease collaboration and management with Reporting Services in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2. SQL Expert and Microsoft Certified Trainer at NetCom Learning Midge Hayman, will present this webinar that will cover the powerful new reporting, mapping and charting enhancements in Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, new mapping capabilities with Bing Maps integration and SQL Server spatial data types.

Hayman has been delivering successful IT training and certification solutions for over 13 years. She has a diverse technical background, including application development; database administration, business intelligence, and IT process management. In addition to the MCT, Hayman holds numerous MCTS, MCPD & MCITP credentials as well as the ITIL Foundation Certification and CompTIA's A+, Network+ & Security+ certificates.

Unlock the Power of Advanced Features in Excel 2010

This webinar will help professionals increase productivity with the powerful advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. NetCom Learning instructor Vijayanti Ramsaran will teach students the ability to automate tasks with Macros—using advanced data analysis tools. She will also instruct students how to apply new formatting techniques, create templates and analyze data.

Ramsaran has been a licensed application instructor and top-rated Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 10 years. As a Microsoft Office 2010 master she specializes in the business productivity programs that comprise the Microsoft Office Suite.

Become a Styles and Formats Master in Word 2010

Unlock the power of Word 2010 with veteran Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Vijayanti Ramsaran and learn how to create, stylize, and manage professional-quality documents of any length by using the powerful style and reference tools found in Microsoft Word 2010. This course is backwards-compatible so lessons can be applied to Word 2007 (and earlier versions to some extent). The webinar will teach students how to create a stylized index and interactive table of contents, use styles and formats in the Word 2010 navigation pane, master the “find and replace” tool for mass document edits, use style commands to format characters, headings and paragraphs, and much more.

Lync Server 2010 - The Future of Business Collaboration

In this webinar, learn how Lync Server 2010—Microsoft's VoIP phone solution for all businesses—is changing the playing field on how to communicate and collaborate. Also presented by Richard Oertle—this webinar will show you how to use Lync either as a standalone phone environment to replace an older analog phone system, or integrate it into your Exchange environment. It will also address how to create and manage software based phone solutions, and provide full integration with Exchange Server 2010 and Outlook 2010.

SharePoint 2010 - The All-In-One Document Management

In this webinar, Richard Oertle will explain how to create and maintain a complete information management system with SharePoint 2010. Get an overview of SharePoint functionality while describing the infrastructure and management requirements for a successful implementation. The webinar will address what is new and exciting in SharePoint 2010, and also describe capabilities that have been changed and upgraded from SharePoint 2007.

To get more information on any of these Microsoft Geek Week webinars visit: http://www.netcomlearning.com/education/geek-week-online-courses-two.phtml

About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is a premier provider of IT and business-training solutions to companies, individuals and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom has trained over 90 percent of the Fortune 500, serviced over 22,000 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 50,000 professionals through hands-on expertly led training. NetCom Learning was recently recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and twice named to Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing private companies in America.

The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the value of lifelong learning.