Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Microsoft MDS Online Training :: Master Data University

Profisee developed the official Master Data Services online training for Microsoft and employs a team of instructors with real-world MDS project expertise.

As the original creators and most experienced implementers of Microsoft MDS, Profisee is dedicated to driving successful MDS implementations for customers worldwide. The online training is offered for FREE (regularly $549.95 per course) to corporate MDS customers or prospective MDS customers who complete the form below with a valid corporate email address.

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Microsoft MDS: Data Steward

Online Course Availability

6 Months (180 days) course availability with an expected completion time of about 7 hours.

The MDS Data Steward course is broken down into seven chapters. This allows the student to pace themselves as necessary, thus ensuring that they understand each concept as well as the functionality of the Explorer and Version Management areas within the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 & 2008 R2 products.

Chapter 0: Course Introduction

  • Course introduction
  • Objectives and expectations
  • MDS overview

Chapter 1: MDS Installation

  • Database & web application requirements
  • The objectives and expectations of the class
  • Product overview

Chapter 2: Explanation of the Environment

  • MDS architecture
  • Administrative overview
  • MDS terminology and concepts
  • MDS application basics

Chapter 3: Managing Entities

  • Entity member types
  • Attributes and types
  • Hands-on exercises managing entity members & attributes

Chapter 4: Managing Hierarchies

  • Hierarchy functionality and types
  • Hierarchy modeling
  • Hands-on exercises managing hierarchies 

Chapter 5: Creating Collections

  • The purpose and role of collections in MDS
  • How to use collections for ad-hoc analysis
  • Hands-on exercises managing collections 

Chapter 6: Version Management

  • Versions & the version control model
  • Hands-on exercises managing the version lifecycle

Microsoft MDS: Administrator

Online Course Availability

6 Months (180 days) course availability with an expected completion time of about 10 hours.

The MDS Administrator course is broken down into seven chapters. This allows the student to pace themselves as necessary, thus ensuring that they understand the structural concepts of System Administration, Integration Management, Business Rules, and Security within Microsoft SQL Server 2012 & 2008 R2.

Chapter 0: Course Introduction

  • Course introduction
  • Objectives and expectations
  • MDS overview

Chapter 1: MDS Installation

  • Database & web application requirements
  • The objectives and expectations of the class
  • Product overview

Chapter 2: Modeling Guidelines

  • Concept overview of model components
  • The recommended process for developing models
  • Model development best practices

Chapter 3: Model Building

  • The master data model and relationships
  • Using entities as attributes
  • Maintaining master data models and objects
  • Hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios creating a master data model from scratch

Chapter 4: Integration Management

  • Populating staging tables & importing data
  • Hands-on exercises importing data into MDS
  • Data export and subscriptions
  • Hands-on exercises building subscription views

Chapter 5: Business Rules

  • Using rules to define, validate and verify data
  • Business rule design and application
  • Validation issues and notifications
  • Hands-on exercises creating business rules

Chapter 6: Security & Permissions

  • Security model and inheritance
  • Effective permissions (resolving assignments)
  • Hands-on exercises assigning user and group permissions

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