Microsoft has just announced a new certification path for developers called the MCSD: SharePoint Applications and NetCom Learning has the training packages that developers need to prepare for this new certification. This certification requires developers to pass four exams including Programming in HTML5, Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications, Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions, and Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions. NetCom Learning helps professionals to prepare for the MCSD: SharePoint Applications by offering a new training package focusing on SharePoint development. This package combines the materials covered in two different courses including 20488: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (5 days) and 20489: Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions (5 days). The new training is available in a variety of training options such as traditional classroom training, live online training, intensive Boot Camp training, customized training, and private onsite training.

“We are pleased to be able to offer training in this newly released Microsoft certification track for developers in SharePoint 2013,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning. “This new training provides developers with exactly the skills they need to know in SharePoint 2013 plus providing them with the knowledge they will need to pass the new certification exam that will provide a concrete demonstration of these skills,” said Sarder.

The new coursework from NetCom Learning includes training in planning and designing SharePoint sites; implementing authorization and authentication; accessing and managing data; implementing SharePoint Solutions; implementing the User Experience and information architecture; creating business processes; create office apps, designing and implementing search; implementing BCS; implementing user profiles and customizing social workload; implementing ECM and web content management; designing for performance and troubleshooting; and implementing managed metadata service (MMS).

Benefits of Certification 
The benefits of earning the MCSD: SharePoint Developer certification are many. Holding one of the most popular certifications with a specialty in the hottest area of information technology gives the certification holder a major advantage when it comes to employment. Currently, there is a skills gap in the information technology field, and holders of major IT certifications are being sought out for hiring. In a recent survey of IT professionals, sixty percent stated that getting an IT certification led to a new job. Organizations also benefit from having their employees certified with current certifications. Certified employees means employees with the right skills to do the job and it can also increase sales by being able to prove to prospective clients that the organization has the skills to supports its claims.

Why Take Microsoft Training with NetCom Learning? 
NetCom Learning is the top US finalist for 2013 Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year. In 2007 the company was chosen as winner of Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year from a pool of 1400 training companies. NetCom Learning is also a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). NetCom Learning instructors who routinely achieve high ratings from their students possess an average of 16 years of experience and a cumulative average of more than 10,500 years’ experience in the field of their expertise. Instructors carry an average instructor evaluation of 8.6 out of 9, one of the highest instructor evaluations in the industry. The high quality of training has resulted in over 1,700 testimonials and a 96% customer satisfaction rate with those customers indicating they would recommend NetCom Learning to others.

Love of Learning 
The Love of Learning program is all about helping children to further their education, a goal which is close to the heart of the company’s CEO Russell Sarder. NetCom Learning has partnered with BRAC USA to create this program that gives back to the community; the Love of Learning is also a central part of the company’s purpose to promote lifelong learning. The funding for the educational program comes from NetCom Learning donations based on the number of prepaid class registrations. Since the inception of this program, NetCom Learning has already helped sponsor hundreds of children’s education. This year the Love of Learning Program is in the process of opening thirty preprimary schools around the world.

Savings Programs 
NetCom Learning offers savings programs which provide different options for both organizational and individual clients to economically obtain the training they need.
• Learning Voucher Pass is available to help organizations and individuals manage their training budget on a per day basis.
• Learning Saving Pass provides flexibility and helps extend an organization’s training budget, an organization prepays for training needs then NetCom Learning provides matching funds up to 100% based on the size of the purchase.
• Learning Course Pass gives organizations the flexibility they need to get their staff trained in an economical manner that comes with customized reporting capabilities to track training expenditures and progress.

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