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The Millennium Group International, LLC
46169 Westlake Drive
Suite 240
Sterling, VA 20165
ph: 703-260-6716

info@tmgi.net
.NET Solution Vision and Requirements
Description: To establish the steps and techniques needed to define a solution vision and
gather and analyze requirements
Target Audience=A wide range of IT professionals, including system architects, systems
analysts, developers, consultants, and those wishing to learn more about designing solutions.
Duration=240 Minutes

ADO.NET Connections and Commands with VB.NET
Description: To introduce ADO.NET and to describe how to make connections to databases and
run stored procedures and SQL statements in a connected design.
Target Audience=Visual Basic .NET programmers and candidates for the Microsoft MCSD and
MCAD certification paths.
Duration=260 Minutes

Advanced HTML Design Elements
Description: To describe, and equip students to use, advanced HTML elements such as complex
tables, frames and framesets, metadata and the META tag, and style sheets.
Target Audience=Web authors, webmasters, marketing and communications professionals, PR
professionals, graphic designers, desktop designers, technical writers, and library scientists.
Duration=180 Minutes

Application Deployment in .NET
Description: To describe all available deployment options for packaging and distribution
Target Audience=Application developers with experience in Visual Basic .NET who wish to
become familiar with the deployment process in the .NET Framework, especially those who wish
to attain the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) or Microsoft Certified Application
Developer (MCAD) for Microsoft .NET credentials.
Duration=120 Minutes

Automated Installation of Windows Vista
Description: Installing Microsoft Windows Vista has been greatly simplified with a set up process
that relies on image-based installation architecture.  Not only does Windows Vista provide a
new image and deployment platform, but it provides a collection of tools used for ease of
deployment automation.  This course introduces robust deployment tools such as Windows
Automated Installation Kit (AIK) and its various components, including Windows System Image
Manager (SIM), Windows Preinstallation Environment (PE) and ImageX, along with an in-depth
look at how they relate to each other.
Target Audience=IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows
Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows
Vista and Office.
Duration=1.0 hours

Backup and Security Settings in Microsoft Windows XP
Description: To explain how to recover from a backup and how to configure security settings in
Windows XP Professional.
Target Audience=Students preparing for the Microsoft Exam 70-270; Installing, configuring and
administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
Duration=295 Minutes

Basic GUI Development in Java
Description: To demonstrate how to build GUI applications using the Swing API.
Target Audience=Novice programmers with an understanding of basic programming concepts
who want to learn Java; programmers proficient in another programming language who want to
move to Java; programmers experienced in the Java language who want to take the Sun
Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4 exam.
Duration=140 Minutes

Beginning C#
Description: To compare and contrast the features of the C# programming language with VB6
Target Audience=Application developers with experience in object-oriented programming,
especially Visual Basic 6.0, who wish to start working with C#.
Duration=440 Minutes

Building ASP.NET Applications
Description: To introduce the basic elements in writing ASP.NET pages.
Target Audience=Web developers with minimal experience using previous versions of Active
Server Pages or similar technology, who wish to start working with Microsoft ASP.NET.
Duration=375 Minutes

Collaborating and Using Visio 2007 With Other Programs
Description: Visio 2007 is a powerful collaboration tool that allows the user to to show content
from other applications and also allows content in Visio to be linked to other types of files.  This
course will show how to link, embed, import and export content and drawings in order to allow
for collaboration with other programs while using Visio 2007.
Target Audience=Knowledge of basic word processing and computing; familiarity with the
Microsoft Windows and Office environments.
Duration=1.5 hours

Configure Windows Vista Environments
Description: Microsoft has added several new features to the Windows Vista desktop
environment, among them the new Aero Glass user interface and the addition of the Windows
Sidebar which displays and organizes gadgets.  This course describes Windows Vista
management utilities and how to use them and how to install and manage devices in Vista the
new Aero Glass and Sidebar features of Vista and how to configure them.  This course also the
new Aero Glass and Sidebar features of Vista and how to configure them.  Describes Windows
Vista management utilities and how to use them and how to install and manage devices in Vista.
Target Audience=TBC
Duration=2.5 hours

Configuring and Troubleshooting User Access on Windows Vista
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista offers enhanced authentication mechanisms to allow
legitimate users to log on to systems.  These authentication mechanisms include using smart
cards, biometrics, and username and password credentials.  Once a user is logged onto the
computer, Vista authorization allows the user specific permissions to access resources on that
specific computer or on the network.  Vista also includes a new feature called User Account
Control, which provides a way to elevate privileges on the computer to perform specific
administrative tasks, such as install an application.  This course discusses authentication and
authorization, and how to troubleshoot them using auditing.  It also explains User Account
Control and how to configure it at the computer and domain level.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.0 hours

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Vista Networking
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista provides the Network and Sharing Center to configure and
diagnose networking connectivity.  This feature also allows you to configure access to the
network through wireless connections, and remote access using VPNs and Remote Desktop.  
Windows Vista can also use group policies to configure network security to encrypt traffic over
the network when network services are being utilitized.  This course demonstrates how to use
the Network and Sharing Center to configure and troubleshoot network connectivity, wireless
access, and remote access.  It also outlines how to configure network security.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.5 hours

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Vista Security
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista provides enhanced security features to help protect
computers from malicious attacks, spyware, and other unwanted software that can be installed
on your system when it is connected to the Internet.  Vista also ensures that computers are
kept up to date by automatically installing the latest security patches and updates.  This course
discusses how to secure Internet Explorer, and configure Windows Firewall and Windows
Defender to secure computers.  It also explains how to keep computer security up to date using
Windows Update and Windows Server Update Services.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.5 hours

Configuring Windows Vista Applications
Description: Windows Vista replaces or upgrades many of the applications that came standard
with previous versions of Windows.  New applications and improvements to existing ones are
designed to increase security, productivity and ease of use.  The default applications and
features included with the Vista operating system depend on the version of Vista that is
installed.  This course covers many of these new applications and upgrades and explains their
use and configuration.  New applications include Windows Sidebar, Windows Meeting Space,
and Windows SideShow.  Upgrades and improvements have been made to such applications as
Windows Media Player and Windows Mail, previously known as Outlook Express.  These changes
are described as well.
Target Audience=The audience for this path are personnel who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 desktop
and help desk support for Windows Vista, and other technical professionals who wish to certify
on Windows Vista.
Duration=1.5 hours

Creating Classes in Java
Description: To demonstrate how to create and use Java classes.
Target Audience=Novice programmers with an understanding of basic programming concepts
who want to learn Java; programmers proficient in another programming language who want to
move to Java; programmers experienced in the Java language who want to take the Sun
Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4 exam.
Duration=120 Minutes

Creating the .NET Logical Design
Description: To derive the logical design for the solution.
Target Audience=A wide range of IT professionals, including system architects, systems
analysts, developers, consultants, and those wishing to learn more about designing solutions.
Duration=120 Minutes

Creating the .NET Physical Design
Description: To create the physical design for the solution.
Target Audience=A wide range of IT professionals, including system architects, systems
analysts, developers, consultants, and those wishing to learn more about designing solutions.
Duration=160 Minutes

Database Administration in Access 2007
Description: Microsoft Office Access 2007 makes it easy for you to share and manage data using
the collaborative environment of a Microsoft Windows SharePoint site along with the many data
management features available within Access 2007.  This course explains how SharePoint sites
can be used with Access and demonstrates options such as moving data to a SharePoint site,
publishing data to a SharePoint site, importing from or linking to a SharePoint list, creating an
Access view of a SharePoint list, working offline with SharePoint lists, as well as tracking data
versioning in SharePoint.  Another feature of Access 2007 is its programmability.  Using Access
macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code you can easily add functionality to a
database to suit your business needs.  In addition to SharePoint integration, this course
provides an introduction to programming in Access and explores when to use macros or VBA
code to automate processes.  It also demonstrates how to create, launch, and modify macros
and explains the use of the Visual Basic Editor to create event handlers and set control property
values.
Target Audience=Anyone wishing to become familiar with Microsoft Access 2007 at an advanced
level; anyone seeking to obtain Microsoft Application Specialist certification in the use of
Microsoft Access 2007; anyone seeking to obtain Microsoft Application Professional certification.
Duration=3.0 hours

Deploying Vista using BDD 2007
Description: Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007 provides a flexible framework for
deploying Windows Vista and Office 2007 in organizations of varying sizes.  The BDD 2007
introduces the new Deployment Workbench, which enables administrators to build and manage
multiple OS configurations, define network deployment points, inject drivers, attach language
packs, and chain applications.  This course demonstrates how to install the BDD and explore the
BDD Workbench.  It also explains how to customize Zero Touch and Lite Touch deployment
solutions, and covers the comprehensive guides, templates, and job aids that accompany this
robust tool.
Target Audience=IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows
Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows
Vista and Office.
Duration=1.0 hours

Deploying Windows Vista
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista is the leading operating system used on desktops
throughout the world in enterprise and home environments. It provides enhanced security,
performance, reliability, and reduced cost for deployment and management.  This course
discusses the deployment infrastructure for enterprise environments and the different
deployment methods that can be used to deploy Windows Vista, either by upgrading or
performing cleaning installations.  It also demonstrates how to prepare the target computers for
installation, perform deployments of Windows Vista using an image, and carry out
post-installation tasks.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.0 hours

Deploying Windows Vista
Description: Microsoft Windows deployment technologies have evolved significantly since
Windows XP, and understanding the Windows Vista deployment tools and how they
interconnect is the first step in executing a successful Windows Vista deployment project.  This
course provides insight into the necessary steps in the planning and deployment process, an
introduction to the various deployment tools that should be used at each stage along with the
steps required in Volume Activation.
Target Audience=IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows
Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows
Vista and Office.
Duration=1.0 hours

Deployment of Windows-Based .NET Applications
Description: To deploy a Windows-based application or component.
Target Audience=Application developers with experience in Visual Basic .NET who wish to
become familiar with the deployment process in the .NET Framework, especially those who wish
to attain the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) or Microsoft Certified Application
Developer (MCAD) for Microsoft .NET credentials.
Duration=370 Minutes

Developing .NET Specifications, Strategies, and Conceptual Design
Description: To define development and operations strategies and derive the conceptual design.
Target Audience=A wide range of IT professionals, including system architects, systems
analysts, developers, consultants, and those wishing to learn more about designing solutions.
Duration=220 Minutes

Exchange Server 2003: Configuration for Exchange and Foreign Messaging Systems
Description: To discuss configuration for Exchange and foreign messaging systems.
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003; learners preparing for MCSA certification exams.
Duration=120 Minutes

Exchange Server 2003: Configuration for Management
Description: To outline how to configure Exchange Server 2003 for server, performance, and
message management.
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003; learners preparing for MCSA certification exams.
Duration=140 Minutes

Exchange Server 2003: Installation
Description: To outline how to prepare, perform, and check Exchange Server 2003 installation
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003; learners preparing for MCSA certification exams.
Duration=200 Minutes

Exchange Server 2003: Upgrades and Migration
Description: To perform upgrades and migrations to Exchange Server 2003
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003; learners preparing for MCSA certification exams.
Duration=140 Minutes

Export Controls
Description: After the events of September 11, 2001, the Export Administration Regulations
(EAR), under the direction of the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
(BIS), tightened up export controls in an effort to prevent unauthorized access to US goods and
technologies by foreign countries that might use these items for military or other harmful uses.  
The EAR are far reaching and affect any business transactions that involve the export from the
US or re-export from another country, of items which are subject to the EAR.  This course is
designed to increase awareness of the authority of the EAR and the responsibilities of
organizations and individuals to comply with them. SkillSoft's Legal Compliance courses are
developed and maintained with subject matter support provided by the Labor, Employment, and
Employee Benefits Law Group of the law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA.
Target Audience=All employees in organizations that deal with items which are exported out of
the US or re-exported from a foreign country.
Duration=1.0 hours

Getting Started with Java
Description: To introduce the main principles and elements of the Java language.
Target Audience=Novice programmers with an understanding of basic programming concepts
who want to learn Java; programmers proficient in another programming language who want to
move to Java; programmers experienced in the Java language who want to take the Sun
Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4 exam.
Duration=170 Minutes

Getting Started with Windows Server 2003
Description: To familiarise students with Windows server 2003.
Target Audience=MCSAs and MCSEs in Windows 2000, IS personnel, network administrators,
helpdesk personnel, system administrators.
Duration=120 Minutes

Getting Started with Windows Vista
Description: Windows Vista is Microsoft's much anticipated, latest release in the desktop
operating system market.  Vista includes many new features, most notably an updated graphical
user interface, and numerous user-friendly features such as Windows Gadgets.  This course
discusses the hardware requirements necessary to implement Windows Vista, as well as
demonstrating how to work with the Start menu, desktop, and Control Panel.
Target Audience=First-time computer users; first-time users of Windows operating systems;
students with a basic knowledge of other Windows products seeking an introduction to
Windows Vista.
Duration=1.5 hours

Installing Windows Vista
Description: There are a number of versions of the Windows Vista operating system, each
designed for a particular situation.  Because the cost of upgrading operating systems can be
steep, choosing the right version of an operating system is important.  The chosen operating
system version must support current needs as well as take into account possible future
requirements.  Hardware requirements must also be taken into account before an upgrade
occurs.  Will the current hardware profiles suffice or will an expensive upgrade be required in
order to support the chosen operating system?  This course is designed to describe the basic
hardware requirements of Windows Vista as well as the different versions of the operating
system and their different capabilities.  How to choose between an upgrade or a fresh install as
well as choosing an automated or attended installation is also covered in this course.
Target Audience=The audience for this path are personnel who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 desktop
and help desk support for Windows Vista, and other technical professionals who wish to certify
on Windows Vista.
Duration=2.0 hours

Installing Windows XP Professional
Description: To demonstrate how to install or upgrade to Windows XP Professional.
Target Audience=Students preparing for the Microsoft Exam 70-270.
Duration=250 Minutes

Introducing Microsoft .NET
Description: To introduce the concepts, environment, technology, and tools for Microsoft .NET.
Target Audience=Software developers, software project managers.
Duration=270 Minutes

Introducing Windows Server 2008
Description: Windows Server 2008 represents the next generation of server operating systems
from Microsoft.  With this release come notable improvements in security, remote access,
networking, and performance monitoring.  New administration features such as the
command-line PowerShell and Server Manager are designed to ease administration and offer a
secure way of administering Windows Server 2008 servers.  Further enhancements to Terminal
Services ensure that Windows Server 2008 maximizes the availability and flexibility of remote
access and virtual environments.  This course discusses these features along with the various
product versions available, deployment and installation strategies, and the new Active Directory
roles.
Target Audience=Administrators and managers considering rolling out Windows Server 2008.
Duration=2.0 hours

Introduction to Deploying Microsoft Office 2007
Description: The Microsoft Office 2007 system incorporates both server and client side
components that provide a number of benefits for companies of any size.  Deploying Microsoft
Office 2007 in a network environment merits thorough planning and selection of appropriate
deployment methods and tools.  This course identifies the necessary steps in preparing and
planning for Office 2007 deployment, how to build and customize Office 2007 installations using
the Microsoft Office Customization tool and how to setup and customize a multilingual
environment.
Target Audience=IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows
Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows
Vista and Office.
Duration=1.0 hours

J2EE Architecture
Description: To provide an overview of enterprise application design and development using the
J2EE platform and its enabling technologies.
Target Audience=Java developers who want to familiarize themselves with the J2EE specification
and platform; business analysts, system architects, technical managers, and technology
evaluators who are interested in gaining an overview of J2EE enterprise application architecture.
Duration=260 Minutes

Java Applets
Description: To demonstrate how to build applets and place them on web pages.
Target Audience=Novice programmers with an understanding of basic programming concepts
who want to learn Java; programmers proficient in another programming language who want to
move to Java; programmers experienced in the Java language who want to take the Sun
Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4 exam.
Duration=100 Minutes

Java Utilities
Description: To enable the learner to use the classes and methods of the java.lang, java.util,
java.io, and java.nio packages.
Target Audience=Novice programmers with an understanding of basic programming concepts
who want to learn Java; programmers proficient in another programming language who want to
move to Java; programmers experienced in the Java language who want to take the Sun
Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4 exam.
Duration=190 Minutes

JavaScript: Language Basics
Description: To teach the basics of the JavaScript language.
Target Audience=Web developers
Duration=300 Minutes

JavaScript: Scripting
Description: To teach the basics of JavaScript client-side scripting.
Target Audience=Web developers
Duration=160 Minutes

LDAP Fundamentals
Description: To introduce LDAP and directory services.
Target Audience=IT management and staff, designers, engineers, and consultants.
Duration=180 Minutes

Maintaining and Supporting Applications on Windows Vista
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista takes advantage of the Windows Installer engine to install,
maintain, and remove applications through the use of installation packages.  Administrators can
deploy these packages using various tools, including the MsiExec command-line tool, installation
wizards, SMS, and the Group Policy Software Installation.  Administrators can also take
advantage of Software Restriction policies to ensure only specific applications are run on Vista
client machines within a domain environment.  This course demonstrates how to deploy,
maintain, and troubleshoot applications on Windows Vista computers.  It also explains how to
set up and troubleshoot Software Restriction policies.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=1.5 hours

Managing and Troubleshooting Windows Vista Systems
Description: Many of Microsoft Windows Vista's new and enhanced tools can be used to simplify
system management and troubleshooting.  Windows Vista can be managed by using Group
Policy settings when the system is part of an Active Directory domain, or by setting local group
policies.  Group Policies consist of Group Policy Objects (GPOs), which are used to configure
system-wide or user-based settings, and are automatically applied to prevent problems and
implement standards.  For easier administration, event forwarding can be used to monitor
events on multiple Windows Vista systems using one central location.  The improved Task
Scheduler is another management tool that can be used to complete administrative tasks on
Vista machines.  This course demonstrates how to manage and troubleshoot Group Policy
settings, event forwarding, and Task Scheduler.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.0 hours

Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Creating the Design
Description: To identify the features and design criteria of an administration service and site
topology for Windows Server 2003.
Target Audience=Prospective systems engineers, technical support engineers, and technical
consultants seeking competency in Windows Server 2003; systems and network analysts
seeking competency in Windows Server 2003.
Duration=160 Minutes

Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Designing the Infrastructure
Description: To describe how to establish the main requirements for an Active Directory and
network services infrastructure design.
Target Audience=Prospective systems engineers, technical support engineers, and technical
consultants seeking competency in Windows Server 2003; systems and network analysts
seeking competency in Windows Server 2003.
Duration=220 Minutes

Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Network Infrastructure and Active Directory Physical
Design
Description: To identify the options and decision criteria involved in designing the Windows
Server 2003 network infrastructure and Active Directory physical design.
Target Audience=Prospective systems engineers, technical support engineers, and technical
consultants seeking competency in Windows Server 2003; systems and network analysts
seeking competency in Windows Server 2003.
Duration=240 Minutes

Microsoft Windows Server 2003: The Network Services Infrastructure Conceptual and
Logical Design
Description: To identify the decision criteria involved in designing DNS and WINS solutions for a
Windows Server 2003 network services infrastructure.
Target Audience=Prospective systems engineers, technical support engineers, and technical
consultants seeking competency in Windows Server 2003; systems and network analysts
seeking competency in Windows Server 2003.
Duration=180 Minutes

Navigating the Web and System Maintenance with Windows Vista
Description: Windows Vista ships with numerous new and improved management tools that
allow the average user to easily secure and maintain their computer.  Windows Vista also ships
with Internet Explorer 7, which includes new features for browsing the Web, and protecting
users from malicious web sites.  This course discusses backup and restore features, including
both file backups and complete system recovery options, as well as Windows Defender and
Windows Firewall security features.  Navigating the Web with Internet Explorer 7, subscribing to
RSS feeds, and Internet Explorer security mechanisms are also discussed.
Target Audience=First-time computer users; first-time users of Windows operating systems;
students with a basic knowledge of other Windows products seeking an introduction to
Windows Vista.
Duration=1.7 hours

Networking Protocols and Services in Microsoft Windows XP
Description: To explain how to configure networking utilities and IIS and how to manage the
remote assistance and remote desktop utilities in Windows XP Professional.
Target Audience=Students preparing for the Microsoft Exam 70-270; Installing, configuring and
administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
Duration=310 Minutes

Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with UML: Fundamentals
Description: Introduce basic OOAD principles, the Rational Unified Process, and the role of UML
Target Audience=Web developers.
Duration=160 Minutes

Programming C# for the VB6 Developer
Description: To describe C# programming techniques and models.
Target Audience=Application developers with experience in object-oriented programming,
especially Visual Basic 6.0, who wish to start working with C#.
Duration=460 Minutes

Project Server 2003: Planning the Infrastructure
Description: To plan the Project Server 2003 infrastructure.
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and IT professionals with responsibility for planning and implementing Project Server 2003;
learners preparing for MCSE certification exams.
Duration=140 Minutes

Project Server 2003: The EPM Solution
Description: To recognize, manage, plan, and deploy the Project Server 2003 EPM Solution.
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and IT professionals with responsibility for planning and implementing Project Server 2003;
learners preparing for MCSE certification exams.
Duration=140 Minutes

Relational Databases
Description: To describe the concepts of relational databases.
Target Audience=Anyone wanting to understand the fundamental concepts of relational
database architecture and management.
Duration=195 Minutes

Security in Windows Vista
Description: In today's computing reality, security has become the number one concern of
administrators and regular users alike.  Windows Vista builds on Microsoft's existing security
mechanisms, such as Group Policy within Active Directory and Local Group Policy Objects to
provide security for computer systems.  Windows Vista also builds on the firewall protection
introduced in Windows XP and integrates Microsoft's Windows Defender software to protect
against spyware and malware.  This course covers the use of Group Policy, user account policies,
Windows Firewall, and Windows Defender.  As well, features new to Windows Vista - specifically
User Account Control, Windows Security Center, and Windows CardSpace are described.
Target Audience=The audience for this path are personnel who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 desktop
and help desk support for Windows Vista, and other technical professionals who wish to certify
on Windows Vista.
Duration=2.0 hours

Sharing and Collaboration in Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
Description: To recognize the sharing and collaboration features of Microsoft Office 2007.
Target Audience=Previous Microsoft Office users, including business customers and individual
Office users who plan on upgrading to Office 2007, will be candidates for this training.
Duration=120 Minutes

System Administration in Windows Server 2003
Description: To provide the learner with the information required to perform administration tasks
in Windows Server 2003.
Target Audience=MCSAs and MCSEs in Windows 2000, IS personnel, network administrators,
helpdesk personnel, system administrators.
Duration=195 Minutes

System Reliability and the Desktop in Windows XP Professional
Description: To demonstrate how to monitor and improve system performance and how to
configure desktop settings in Windows XP Professional.
Target Audience=Students preparing for the Microsoft Exam 70-270; Installing, configuring and
administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
Duration=275 Minutes

Troubleshooting Windows Vista Deployments
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista provides diagnostics and tools to help reduce
troubleshooting support costs and user interruptions.  Windows Vista can detect and
automatically correct most operating system and related hardware problems using these tools.  
If Vista cannot automatically correct a problem, it provides support resources to help technical
support correct it in a timely manner.  This course demonstrates troubleshooting startup issues
with the Vista operating system when it is dual-booted with another operating system, and
using the Window Recovery Environment when Vista will not start. In addition, it explores
troubleshooting operating system services using Event Viewer, command-line tools, and System
Configuration.  It also shows how to troubleshoot hardware devices and their drivers using
Device Manager and System Restore, resolve printing problems using the driver store, and use
BitLocker Drive Encryption.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.5 hours

Troubleshooting Windows Vista Performance and Reliability
Description: Microsoft Windows Vista includes the Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor,
a tool that provides multiple data monitoring and collection utilities for evaluating a system's
performance and reliability.  It can also be used to monitor the performance and reliability of
remote systems.  The information that is gathered in Reliability and Performance Monitor can
assist in troubleshooting stability issues on Windows Vista systems.  This course demonstrates
how to use the various features of the Performance Monitor and the Reliability Monitor, including
collecting data sets and viewing reports.
Target Audience=Support personnel supporting Windows Vista; technical professionals.
Duration=2.0 hours

Windows Server 2003: Basic Concepts
Description: To outline introductory and essential concepts for Windows Server 2003
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals tasked with managing and maintaining Windows Server 2003;
learners preparing for the MCSA and MCSE certification exams for Windows Server 2003.
Duration=80 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Implementing Routing and Remote Access
Description: To determine an appropriate routing and remote access implementation strategy
and a suitable security solution for it.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=180 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining DHCP
Description: To demonstrate how to implement, manage, and maintain DHCP.
Target Audience=Managers, IT consultants, analysts, network administrators, and support
professionals tasked with managing a Windows 2003 network infrastructure; students
preparing for certification in Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft
Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) programs.
Duration=180 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining Name Resolution
Description: To demonstrate how to implement, manage, and maintain name resolution.
Target Audience=Managers, IT consultants, analysts, network administrators, and support
professionals tasked with managing a Windows 2003 network infrastructure; students
preparing for certification in Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft
Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) programs.
Duration=220 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining TCP/IP
Description: To demonstrate how to implement, manage, and maintain TCP/IP.
Target Audience=Managers, IT consultants, analysts, network administrators, and support
professionals tasked with managing a Windows 2003 network infrastructure; students
preparing for certification in Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft
Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) programs.
Duration=140 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Logical Network Security
Description: To outline the decisions and considerations for designing a public key infrastructure
and an authentication strategy.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=140 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Managing Resource Access
Description: To identify the primary considerations and processes for managing NTFS and shared
folder permissions, and for accessing remote servers, including Terminal Services.
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals tasked with managing and maintaining Windows Server 2003;
learners preparing for the MCSA and MCSE certification exams for Windows Server 2003.
Duration=180 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Managing Users, Groups, and Computers
Description: To describe how to manage and troubleshoot computer accounts, user accounts,
user profiles, and groups in Windows Server 2003.
Target Audience=Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants,
and support professionals tasked with managing and maintaining Windows Server 2003;
learners preparing for the MCSA and MCSE certification exams for Windows Server 2003.
Duration=175 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Planning for Name Resolution
Description: To discuss the decisions and considerations that should go into planning a name
resolution strategy for a network infrastructure.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=180 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Planning for Network Availability
Description: To discuss the decisions and considerations for maintaining server availability and
performance.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=120 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Planning the Network Infrastructure
Description: To describe the decisions and considerations for planning a network and Internet
connectivity strategy.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=220 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Securing Clients
Description: To outline the processes and considerations for securing client machines and
securing remote access.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=120 Minutes

Windows Server 2003: Security Basics
Description: To outline the processes and considerations for performing a security analysis and
securing the network management process.
Target Audience=Systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support
professionals tasked with planning and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network
infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
(MCSE) program.
Duration=120 Minutes

Windows Vista Application Compatibility Toolkit
Description: Application compatibility is one of the most important challenges faced by
administrators when deploying new operating systems.  The Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0
(ACT) allows enterprises to identify application compatibility issues when preparing for Windows
Vista deployment.  This course discusses the application compatibility process and common
mitigation methods, demonstrates how to install and configure ACT 5, and shows how to fix
application compatibility issues.
Target Audience=IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows
Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows
Vista and Office.
Duration=0.5 hours

Windows Vista Mobile Computing and Troubleshooting
Description: In both the business and private sectors, laptop computers are rapidly catching up
to desktop PCs in numbers.  With the major improvements to mobile technologies over the
recent years, laptops have fast become a viable, and even desirable, replacement for desktop
systems.  Windows Vista was designed with this growth in mobile computing in mind. This
course covers Vista's focus on mobility, and explains the new and updated features related to
the various mobile platforms such as laptops, Tablet PCs, and handheld devices.  Vista's Mobility
Center, where display and energy use settings can be configured is described, along with Vista's
Sync Center which allows synchronization between mobile and desktop devices.  This course
also covers system recovery and troubleshooting should problems arise that cause either a full
or partial system failure.
Target Audience=The audience for this path are personnel who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 desktop
and help desk support for Windows Vista, and other technical professionals who wish to certify
on Windows Vista.
Duration=2.5 hours

Windows Vista Network Connectivity
Description: The vast majority of computers in use today are networked in some fashion - either
to the Internet or to other computers.  Windows Vista includes new features and enhancements
designed to make networking easier, safer, and more reliable for both home and business
users.  With the explosion of wireless networking products available for both home and
business environments, Vista includes many new features and upgrades to Windows wireless
networking technology.  Along with Windows Vista wireless capabilities, this course explains the
features new to Windows Vista including the Network and Sharing Center and Network Map.  As
well, those features enhanced from previous Windows versions that provide the increased
security, reliability, and ease of management offered by Windows Vista are described.
Target Audience=The audience for this path are personnel who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 desktop
and help desk support for Windows Vista, and other technical professionals who wish to certify
on Windows Vista.
Duration=2.0 hours

Windows Vista Security and Performance Improvements
Description: To recognize the security and data protection features in Windows Vista.
Target Audience=Previous Microsoft Windows users, including business customers and individual
Office users who plan on upgrading to Windows Vista, will be candidates for this training.
Duration=100 Minutes

Windows Vista User Experience
Description: To recognize the changes to the Windows User interface and new and enhanced
Windows applications.
Target Audience=Previous Microsoft Windows users, including business customers and individual
Office users who plan on upgrading to Windows Vista, will be candidates for this training.
Duration=120 Minutes

Windows Vista User State Migration
Description: The process of migrating users' documents and settings from one operating system
to another is called user state migration.  Migrating user settings within and enterprise
environment has typically been a complex process due to the number of computers and users
involved, however with careful planning and utilization of the new User State Migration Tool
migration issues should be reduced.  This course explores the User State Migration Tool 3.0
(USMT), including customizing and automating the user state migration process to minimize
disruption to your organization and to ease the recovery of users' preferences.  Additional focus
is given to the tools used to execute user state migration such as Windows scripting, the
Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment 2007, and the Microsoft Systems
Management Server 2003 Operating System Deployment Feature pack (OSD).
Target Audience=IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows
Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows
Vista and Office.
Duration=1.0 hours

Windows Vista Users and Groups
Description: The use of user and group accounts is fundamental in any network environment for
both security and ease of administration.  This course describes the types of user and group
accounts available for Windows Vista clients, explains how to manage them, and covers best
practices for their use.
Target Audience=The audience for this path are personnel who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 desktop
and help desk support for Windows Vista, and other technical professionals who wish to certify
on Windows Vista.
Duration=1.0 hours

Work with Files, Programs, and Printing in Windows Vista
Description: Windows Vista introduces some of the most significant changes to Windows
Explorer, and file management in general, since the release of Windows 95.  Windows Explorer
has a new layout, featuring a Details pane that allows you to view extended properties and
metadata of files.  The Details pane also include a thumbnail of files that are a visual
representation of the actual file.  Locating files is also improved upon with the new instant
search feature that is integrated into all explorer windows.  This course demonstrates the
necessary skills to manage files with Windows Explorer, create and save files to removable
media, working with Windows programs, as well as printing in Windows Vista.
Target Audience=First-time computer users; first-time users of Windows operating systems;
students with a basic knowledge of other Windows products seeking an introduction to
Windows Vista.
Duration=1.8 hours

XML Language Basics
Description: To provide an overview of XML, discuss XML structures, and discuss DTDs and XML
schemas.
Target Audience=Technology managers, including LAN managers, webmasters, web authors,
system integrators, and Internet service providers; strategic IT planners who want to use or
integrate Extensible Markup Language (XML) into new or existing environments; database
administrators.
Duration=240 Minutes
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