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Day1 - Assertiveness Skills: Communicating with Authority and Impact

This is the last course of my July training month. This is my second course this week. Yesterday I was teaching a 1-day course Writing SQL Queries. That went very well. You can read all about how that day went here.

For the rest of this week I…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 27 July 2016

Check out the latest and greatest...Great Value It Training Offers

Here's this weeks list of courses. At £750 plus VAT... I can't see how you can fail

1902: Linux Virtualisation 4 Day starting   4days 30th August
1197 Achieving ITIL Foundation Certification  30th August
450 Introduction to Networking 4 Days 30th August
2413 Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services 4 Days 30th…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 26 July 2016

SELECT * FROM....Writing SQL Queries...

This week is my fourth week on the spin being involved in a Learning Tree Course. This week we have double bubble. I teaching a Course today and I'm Producing a course tomorrow.
Today I will be teaching a one day course titled Writing SQL Queries. This course provides…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 26 July 2016

Fourth Week in July

This is the fourth week of four of my July training programming and this week we have two courses that I am involved in

Tomorrow 26th July I will be teaching a one day course titled Writing SQL Queries. This course provides and introduction to writing queries, using…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 25 July 2016

Day 3: Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP

It's week 3 of my jammed packed training schedule this July. This week I'm producing course 918 Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP After the pre-course meeting with Alan O'Callaghan on Tuesday evening and sitting through Day1 and Day 2 this is turning into an interesting week for me and…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 22 July 2016

Great Value IT Training - 21st July

As I have mentioned in previous posts, we have done a deal with Learning Tree to be able to offer you selected courses from their public course schedule at a great price. £750 plus VAT. We  have received this week’s updates and it includes some great courses. You can find…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 21 July 2016

Day 2: Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP

It's week 3 of my jammed packed training schedule this July. This week I'm producing course 918 Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP After the pre-course meeting with Alan O'Callaghan on Tuesday evening and sitting through Day1  this is turning into an interesting week for me and I have…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 21 July 2016

Day 1: Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP

It's week 3 of my jammed packed training schedule this July. This week I'm producing course 918 Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP After the pre-course meeting with Alan O'Callaghan last night I think this will be an interesting week for me and I will learn a great deal.…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 20 July 2016

What's the difference between Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP?

…I’m about to find out.

Continuing with the July training programme,  this week I producing Learning Tree course 918 Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP.

You can read about what I do as a Producer here

This course number 918,  has previously run under  a different course title…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 19 July 2016

TGI Friday (Live Blog Day 4)

Its been long but productive week at Tree Tech

This week I’m teaching Learning Tree’s course 2108 SQL Server Database Administration in the LEC in London. Following on from last weeks success live blogging from the back of the room whilst producing the 294 influence skills course, this week I’m…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 15 July 2016

Live From @LearningTree London Backup and Restore - Day 3

This week I’m teaching Learning Tree’s course 2108 SQL Server Database Administration in the LEC in London. Following on from last weeks success live blogging from the back of the room whilst producing the 294 influence skills course, this week I’m in the process of trying this from the front…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 14 July 2016

Live from @LearningTree London - Security Day - Day 2

This week I’m teaching Learning Tree’s course 2108 SQL Server Database Administration in the LEC in London. Following on from last weeks success live blogging from the back of the room whilst producing the 294 influence skills course, this week I’m in the process of trying this from the front…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 13 July 2016

Are you a new SQL Server DBA? Live Blog @LearningTree

This week I’m teaching Learning Tree’s course 2108 SQL Server Database Administration course in LEC in London. Following on from last weeks success live blogging from the back of the room producing the 294 influence skills course, this week I’m going to try it from the front of the class.

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 12 July 2016

Influence Skills: Live from @LearningTree London Day 4

We've made it to the final day, day 4 of Learning Tree  course 294 Influence Skills: Getting Results without  Direct Authority.

Today the attendees will do a fairly comprehensive exercise putting into practice all that they have learned this week.

You can read all about the first 3 days…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 8 July 2016

Influence Skills: Live From London Day 3

The main news this morning: Wales' heroic efforts at the Euros came to end last night with a 2-0 defeat to Portugal. I'm feeling a little sad this morning but what a great effort in getting to the semi-final.

Anyway there'll be more great stuff on influence skills this morning…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 7 July 2016

Do you have Influence? Live from London Day 2

Live from London Day 2

In the most important news of the day, Wales play Portugal in the semi-final of the Euros later….I’m so excited, I can’t wait.

Last night we asked the question do you want to retain your best employees. We in partnership with Learning Tree UK…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 6 July 2016

Do You Want to Retain Your Best Employees?

I think you do.

According to a report by Oxford Economics  it costs in excess of £30K, or if you prefer, at today's  exchange rate, about $40k to replace a member of staff.

Providing your staff with learning and development opportunities is proven to help in retaining them.

Some…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 5 July 2016

Influence Skills Live from London Day 1

This week I am producing course 294 Influence Skills: Getting Results without  Direct Authority. I wrote  what being a producer means here. Today I’m going Live blog the event so you can get a feel for the types of topics covered in the course and the activities that…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 5 July 2016

Influence Skills

I wrote in my earlier post today that I was producing 294 Influence Skills: Getting results without direct authority. I said in that post it was my favourite non-technical Learning Tree course.

Well this afternoon I have had the pre-course meeting with the lead instructor this week Parmjit Kalsi… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 4 July 2016

July Already...

Amazingly its July already, the year is flying by. With a very busy July and August lined up and a nice holiday at the end of it, there is a lot to look forward too.

Over the next four weeks I’m going to be involved in some training events with…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 4 July 2016

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