Information Technology

.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: 04:00

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: 04:20

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: 03:00

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: 02:00

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: 04:55

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: 02:20

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: 07:20

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: 06:15

Collaborating and Using Visio 2007 With Other Programs

Description: Visio 2007 is a powerful collaboration tool that allows the user 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: 02:00

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: 02:00

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: 02:40

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: 03:00

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 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

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

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: 06:10

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: 03:40

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: 02:00

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: 02:20

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: 03:20

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: 02:20

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: 02:50

Getting Started with Windows Server 2003

Description: To familiarize students with Windows server 2003. Target Audience: MCSAs and MCSEs in Windows 2000, IS personnel, network administrators, helpdesk personnel, system administrators. Duration: 02:00

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: 04:10

Introducing Microsoft .NET

Description: To introduce the concepts, environment, technology, and tools for Microsoft .NET TargetAudience=Software developers, software project managers. Duration: 04:30

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: 04:20

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: 01:40

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: 03:10

JavaScript: Language Basics

Description: To teach the basics of the JavaScript language.  Target Audience: Web developers. Duration: 05:00

JavaScript: Scripting

Description: To teach the basics of JavaScript client-side scripting Target Audience: Web developers. Duration: 02:40

LDAP Fundamentals

Description: To introduce LDAP and directory services. Target Audience: IT management and staff, designers, engineers, and consultants. Duration: 03:00

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: 02:40

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: 03:40

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: 04:00

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: 03:00

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: 05:10

Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with UML: Fundamentals

Description: To introduce basic OOAD principles, the Rational Unified Process, and the role of UML. Target Audience: Web developers. Duration: 02:40

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: 07:40

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: 02:20

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: 02:20

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: 03:15

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: 02:00

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: 03:15

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: 04:35

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: 01:20

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: 03:00

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: 03:00

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: 03:40

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: 02:20

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: 02:20

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: 03:00

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: 02:55

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: 03:00

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: 02:00

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: 03:40

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: 02:00

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: 02:00

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 Maintenance and Optimization

Description: An optimized operating system runs at peak performance and helps to ensure that applications and hardware perform as they are designed to. Windows Vista has many tools to help achieve the goal of an optimized system along with monitoring tools that help ensure the system continues to perform at its best. This course describes many of the performance monitoring tools of Windows Vista and explains the strategies for system optimization. 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 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: 01:40

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: 02:00

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: 04:00