10/2/2020 by Leslie Bass Posted in MMC News

September arrived and everyone is going back to school! What new skills do you plan on learning before the year is out?  We launched several great development courses for new skills and business skills that everyone can use.

Our Instructor-led courses are video-based learning brought to you by expert SAP instructors, and other professionals each working in their specialty areas and sharing their years of experience with you one on one. You may also want to look at joining a small group in our live training courses for a 6-hour boot-camps on SAP Topics led by a live expert SAP Instructor talking you through the course. We have also added Q&A webinars with our instructors where you can ask your questions LIVE!

New Courses - September 2020

Topics in SAP and S/4HANA

S/4 Finance - Fiori Accounts Receivable Analytics

Matching last month's Accounts Payable course - we now have the Accounts Receivable version. As an Accounts receivable manager or supervisor, you need to be able to understand how the accounts receivable process is performing using multiple metrics. In this course, you will learn how to effectively utilize new advanced SAP Fiori AR Analytical apps to create dashboards and run reports to monitor the performance of the accounts receivable process. This course includes live demos of 7 different Accounts receivable Fiori apps and a Quick Reference Guide.

SAP CO Report Painter and Report Writer

Are you confused as to what your options are for creating user reports out of your SAP data? Have you used the standard transaction reports, but want to go to the next level? We will look at several of the various SAP standard options you have as an end-user and then learn the details and components of creating reports within the Report Painter tool.

Topics in AI & RPA

Machine Learning - Python and Pandas Fundamentals

This second course in the Machine Learning series aims to help you start your practical journey. Learn Python fundamentals and the amazing Pandas data science library to load large datasets. You will also learn how to use the JupyterLab tool for Jupiter notebooks, perform data analysis and exploration, perform data cleaning and transformation as a pre-processing step before moving into machine learning algorithms. Each section has a summary exercise as well as a complete solution to practice new knowledge.

Introduction to Machine Learning

Machine learning is the technology behind self-driving cars, smart speakers, recommendations, and more. In this course, you will learn what machine learning is all about and how it works. We will discuss the kinds of problems machines can and can't solve today, as well as why machine learning has exploded in recent years. You will get to see machine learning in action through several, practical examples, and you can run these examples for free in the cloud without installing any software.

Topics in Other Programming

Regex - A Complete Guide to Regular Expressions

Designed to advance you from beginner to a proficient level of understanding of REGEX, this course is laid out logically so that you can incrementally build your knowledge. First, essential foundations are established to facilitate in-depth comprehension of this key skill, and then real-life examples are explored to deepen your understanding and apply what you’ve learned authentically and appropriately. Experimentation with a new skill is vital in exercising and integrating wider applications; which is why we’ll explore practical examples to ingrain the information contained here.

Build SAP Integration with Node-Red

SAP offers bespoke integration via a Remote Function Call and Software Development Kit (RFC) (SDK). In this course, we focus on how it looks like in Node-Red. Node-Red is a general flow-based development environment, which has an implementation for the SAP RFC SDK. This allows calling RFC enabled FM, BAPIs from Node-Red and also download any table content from SAP. Complete this course to see how this helps in building integration with SAP.

A Beginners Guide to a Microservices Architecture

Micro-services are the building blocks for creating cloud-native applications and is a new innovative development style, already being used by companies like Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, and others. This training is designed to provide you a solid theoretical understanding of the micro-services concept and the challenges with the old-school development style, the industry definition of micro-services, and the building blocks of a single micro-service. Finishing the course, we will be able to move to the macro level and talk about the concept of a microservices architecture.

Google Tricks for the ABAP Editor

ABAP Editor's new features help you to write code smartly. SAP has introduced templates that can make writing code fun and fast. We can see the power of the Tab key as in Google, enable code hints for keywords and non-keywords and enable the Code Display within the SAP ABAP Editor. Learn these great new tips you can use when writing your code today!

Topics in Microsoft

Excel for Business Analysts

Microsoft Excel remains one of the best tools for Data Analysis. In this course, we focus on the specific functions, formulas, and tools that Excel has to help conduct business or data analysis. We start by looking at how to take raw data and clean it so it’s in a usable format. Then, we look at tools and functions used to conduct analysis, displaying data in the most meaningful way and advanced techniques designed to aid in forecasting.

Writing DAX Queries

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is the native formula and query language for Microsoft PowerPivot, Power BI Desktop, and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Tabular models. The goal of this course is to teach you what a complete DAX query is and how to read and write one. You'll learn how a query is constructed, the tools available to execute your queries, exporting data, and all the various DAX table functions available to help you.

OneDrive Essentials 2019

OneDrive and OneDrive for Business can radically improve your productivity – we’ll show you how! Both OneDrive (the free, personal version) and OneDrive for Business (the corporate version included in most Office 365 plans) have the same mission: To allow you easy access to your documents and files from any device, any time, and securely share them with others.

SharePoint for Site Owners

Learn to create and manage your team’s SharePoint site in less than 90 minutes. SharePoint is a powerful and user-friendly tool for creating a common place for your team to share documents, collect data, and collaborate. In this course, you’ll quickly learn how to create your own site and invite team members to be more productive!

Microsoft Azure - Getting Started with IaaS Cloud Solutions

Cloud computing is one of the biggest technology revolutions in the IT industry spreading at the speed of light all over the world. More companies are looking for ways to migrate their applications into the cloud or to build new web-scale applications from scratch atop a cloud infrastructure. This course is part of a training program for becoming a cloud expert and it is the first important cornerstone for learning how to migrate applications into the cloud while using the Infrastructure As a Service model inside Microsoft Azure.

Topics in Business Skills

Creating Document Files and Folders - Best Practices

On average, office workers spend one to two hours per day looking for information. Having an organized, searchable file and folder structure makes everyone more efficient – and this course will show you how to do it. Learn the six rules for creating understandable file names, understand what makes a good folder structure, and learn some great productivity tips for searching for and managing your electronic documents.

Designing Beautiful Documents

Have you ever noticed that some documents look perfect? They have a certain polish, a certain style so that everyone who sees them thinks - THIS was created by a professional. There is a science to creating beautiful documents and in this course, we will demonstrate the five techniques that you can use to create beautiful, professional respectable documents.

Understanding Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

The field of equality, diversity, and inclusion is a very complex one, but also one that has been characterized by considerable oversimplification over the years that has led to a number of problems. This introductory course has therefore been developed to clarify the important issues and move away from the mistakes of the past and establish a much firmer understanding of what needs to be done to develop and maintain workplaces rooted in fairness and an appreciation of what different people can bring. If you are a Manager or just want to take this learning to the next level - we also published Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Cybersecurity - Think Before You Click

Is it real or is it a trap? Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals! Hundreds of times per day, cybercriminals are attempting to access your computer or your data, often by tricking you with fake emails, fake links, or even fake phone calls and voicemails. How do you know what’s real and what you should avoid? In this course, IT security expert, Ken Dwight, aka “The Virus Doctor”, will walk you through the world of cybersecurity, including all the attacks, techniques, and strategies the bad guys use every day to try and make us click without thinking


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Leslie has worked in IT divisions for over 25 years with deep experience developing user-based materials for business software applications. When not designing our eLearning, Leslie spends time in her garden or art space creating something beautiful.
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