What are the courses offered by Salesforce?

Salesforce offers following 8 courses:-

  1. ADM 201- Salesforce Administration for New Admins
  2. ADM 211- Salesforce Administration for Experienced Admins
  3. CON 201- Salesforce Implementation Essentials for Consultants
  4. DEV 531- Introduction to Object Oriented Programming using Apex
  5. DEV 401- Building Applications with force.com and controllers
  6. DEV 501- Apex and Visualforce Controllers
  7. DEV 502- Force.com Integrations
  8. STR 301-Implementing an Analytics Strategy for the Sales Cloud

How should I decide the course?

1)      If you want to know about what is salesforce, the first recommended course is ADM 201

This course prepares you for Salesforce Administrator Certification

2)      If you want to know about what is force.com and how to perform Declarative customization using force.com, the first recommended course is DEV 401.

This course prepares you for Salesforce Developer Certification

This course will help you understand declarative  features of force.com platform, Data Management using Data Loader, Workflow Rules, Approval Processes, Visualforce Pages.

3)      If you want to know about how to perform programmatic customization using force.com, the  recommended course is DEV 501.

 It is recommended that you are aware about  DEV 401 concepts before you attend this course to learn maximum in this course.

This course will help you understand  about Apex, Triggers, Testing, Exception Handling, Webservices,  Controllers

4)      If you want to know about Integrations, the recommended course is DEV 502.

This course will help you understand different integration mechanisms offered by salesforce.

This course will help you understand about integration of salesforce with .Net and Java, OAuth, Single Sign on, SOAP API, REST API, Bulk API, Streaming API, Salesforce to Salesforce Integration

5)      If you want to know about Sales Cloud and Service Cloud, the recommended course is CON 201

 This course will help you understand about Sales Cloud and Service Cloud concepts.

This course prepares you for 2 certifications:- Sales Cloud Consultant and Service Cloud Consultant

 6)      If you want to know about Advanced Administration concepts, the recommended course is ADM 211

 This course will help you understand about advanced administration concepts like more on Formulas, security, workflow rules, reports, dashboards, appexchange.

This course prepares you for Advanced Administrator certification.

7)      If you want to know about Apex and OOPS concepts, the recommended course is DEV 531

This course will help you understand OOPS and Apex.

Target Audience for this course is non OOPS programmers who want to learn Apex

8) If you want to learn about designing strategy for Reporting and Analytics in your organization.

STR 301 is an excellent course.

In case you have any query with regard to which course is suitable for you, email me at amitmalikus@gmail.com

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