MicroStrategy Education

Education for individual and enterprise-wide success.

Accelerate your BI success.

Fully leverage your investment in MicroStrategy by enrolling in MicroStrategy Education courses. With traditional classroom training, online instructor led training and self-paced on-demand training, our delivery solutions address the needs of individuals and organizations. Our certification paths for analysts, developers, and administrators allow employees to become a MicroStrategy master, laying the groundwork for significant productivity gains and professional growth.

Training that’s convenient and accessible.

Excellent courses are only the beginning...

Distance learning

With over 40 courses in our catalog and multiple classes held every day, Its never been easier to get started on your path to be MicroStrategy Certified.

Private training

Looking for a cost-effective way to educate your staff on a specific topic? Have a professional instructor deliver it to your team at a time and place of your choosing.

On-demand learning

The same high quality training either self-paced or with live instruction, and available when you want it.

Course access for any budget.

Buy individual courses.

Know the exact course you need to take? Each day of training costs $700 and most of our courses average two days in length. Purchasing a la carte is made simple through the learning portal.

Purchase training units.

Have a bunch of courses to take, but not sure when? This is a great option for anyone who is interested in purchasing credits towards a number of distance learning classes or private on-site training. Each training unit costs $100 and can be purchased through the learning portal.

The Perennial Education Pass (PEP).

70% of our customers choose this option as their preferred method of access. For $3,500 you get twelve months of unlimited access to all of our courses and exams via online distance learning. Included in this program is the on-demand course catalog and the ability to attend instructor-led training held at MicroStrategy training sites.

The Partner Training Pass (PTP).

If you are a MicroStrategy Partner, this $3,500 pass allows anyone in your organization to access the library of on-demand courses built just for you. Maximize your profits and train your entire salesforce to sell like a MicroStrategy employee, with one pass.

Certifications that align to your role.

MicroStrategy 10

Certification matrix with course pathways for MicroStrategy 10

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MicroStrategy 9

Certification matrix with course pathways for MicroStrategy 10

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Our course list

Want to know what's new in MicroStrategy 10?

Course 10.100: What's New in MicroStrategy 10 (2 days)

Description: Upgrade your knowledge from MicroStrategy 9 to version 10 through this two day class focusing on new capabilities for the Analyst, Developer, and Administrator. Analysts and Developers will learn about enhanced reporting and visualizations capabilities in Web, Desktop, Mobile, and Transaction Services. Administrators will discover expanded feature sets to help tackle big data, improve performance, and have comprehensive monitoring through the new Operations Manager.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Courses by role and product version

Jump to: Analyst | Developer | Administrator

Analyst

Design and build applications on the MicroStrategy platform without coding skills.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None needed but recommend attending free Introduction to Enterprise Analytics seminar

Description: Build a basic analytics application through hands-on exercises starting with the basic building components of an analytics architecture through development, deployment, and simple administrative functions. This course will cover the fundamentals of enterprise analytics and build the knowledge base necessary to tackle the more advanced courses offered for analysts, developers, and administrators. The majority of this course will be hands-on, in an enterprise analytics Secure Cloud environment.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None

Description: Develop core reports, metrics, and advanced ad hoc visualizations of data for publishing to departmental or enterprise end users leveraging MicroStrategy Web or Desktop.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics course and/or Creating reports course

Description: Build basic enterprise mobile applications using MicroStrategy tools. This course will cover the fundamentals of enterprise mobile and build the knowledge base necessary to tackle the more advanced courses offered for analysts, developers, and administrators. The majority of this course will be hands-on and attendees will perform basic mobile application design, development, and deployment.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics course

Description: Create and maintain the foundation of an enterprise analytics application by developing a physical schema and logical model from single, multiple, and heterogeneous data sources. Develop core objects of the reporting infrastructure such as attributes, facts, and hierarchies and mappings to data warehouse tables. Leverage advanced options to build the infrastructure for efficiency and performance.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics course

Description: Develop advanced metrics, filters, custom groups and consolidations for analytical reports The majority of this course will be hands-on, in a secure cloud analytics environment.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics course

Description: Build perfectly formatted report documents and enterprise reporting applications most commonly used for financial statements, performance scorecards, and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Advanced Analytics course

Description: Develop predictive models using MicroStrategy, or import models from third party data mining vendors like R and PMML. Participants will also learn data mining best practices.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Mobile course

Description: Create advanced mobile applications with write-back enabled functionality (transactions) for extended business value. Build workflows with stored procedures, input dependent text, and transactional SQL.

Developer

Design and build applications on the MicroStrategy platform with coding skills.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics and intermediate experience with Java, HTML, CSS, and RESTful APIs.

Description: Learn MicroStrategy Web APIs & SDKs and have the ability create custom analytics applications and integrate analytics into any existing business application. We recommend that attendees take the Overview of Enterprise Analytics course or be intimately familiar with the topics covered in that course before registering for this advanced session.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: SDK for customizing analytical applications course and familiarity with Web standards such as XML is recommended

Description: Learn how to integrate MicroStrategy Web into portals such as Microsoft SharePoint, IBM WebSphere, and Oracle WebLogic using the Web SDK. Also learn how to extend Single Sign-On within portals to create a seamless user experience.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Mobile and SDK for Customizing Analytical Applications courses. Familiarity with iOS Environment and Objective-C and Java Programming is beneficial

Description: Develop a deep understanding of MicroStrategy Mobile APIs & SDKs and have the ability create custom mobile applications and mobilize any existing business application.

Administrator

Deploy, administer, tune, and monitor applications on the MicroStrategy platform.

$2100

21 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics course

Description: Deploy, manage and secure a MicroStrategy Enterprise Analytics environment leveraging administration tools. Optimize, automate, and monitor the MicroStrategy environment using the tool administration options.

$2100

21 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Overview of Enterprise Analytics course

Description: Learn the various tasks involved in administering a MicroStrategy Secure Cloud environment including how to manage user security and configure the environment for optimal performance and security.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Analytics Administration course

Description: Gain practical knowledge necessary to deploy, configure, manage, and optimize the performance of mobile applications either via the cloud or on-premise.

Jump to: Analyst | Developer | Administrator

Analyst

Design and build applications on the MicroStrategy platform without coding skills.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None

Description: Learn the foundations of the MicroStrategy analytical architecture. Develop reports, filters, metrics, and prompts using MicroStrategy Developer interface for core reporting needs. Drill, sort, subtotal, and modify in-memory data for optimized report views and analytical comprehension.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None

Description: Perform basic and advanced analysis on reports and documents using MicroStrategy Web. Practice executing, manipulating, formatting reports and documents as well as creating reports with prompts and guided wizards.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Web for Reporters and Analysts

Description: Develop reports, filters, prompts, and metrics in MicroStrategy Web to analyze data and publish reports to other users. Determine how to manipulate existing reports, define custom formatting, and linking between multiple reports.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None

Description: Create dashboards in Visual Insight to explore data and discover trends and anomalies. Import data to create complex visualizations, define additional metrics, and share results.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None

Description: Execute MicroStrategy reports within Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Understand how to manipulate reports and dashboards and incorporate pivot tables and pivot charts.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Report Services: Documents and Dashboards

Description: Create and manage mobile applications in MicroStrategy and deploy them to end users. Create and modify Report Services Documents to build once and deploy to mobile devices.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Developer- Reporting Essentials

Description: Architect a MicroStrategy project and metadata by developing a physical schema, map attributes, facts, and hierarchies to existing data warehouse tables.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Project Design Essentials

Description: Extend the architecture of a MicroStrategy project by creating aggregate fact tables, using multiple data sources, and defining advanced schema objects.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Advanced Project Design

Description: Examine how to manage complex data warehouse schemas, model different types of attribute relationships, and design the schema for optimal performance. Also, discuss how to resolve some common data modeling issues.

$2100

21 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Reporting Essentials

Description: Build complex reports by creating advanced metrics and filters, defining Intelligent Cubes, and modifying report data options.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Web for Professionals

Description: Create enterprise documents and interactive dashboards with MicroStrategy Report Services. Learn to add interactive features to documents and dashboards, such as widgets, selectors, links and panel views.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Advanced Reporting

Description: Discover best practices for developing advanced metrics and data mining. Develop predictive models using MicroStrategy, or import models from third-party data mining vendors.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Advanced Reporting

Description: Understand how the MicroStrategy Engine develops Structured Query Language (SQL) to gather data in a variety of reporting scenarios. Learn methods for tuning and optimizing performance using Very Large Database (VLDB) properties.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: SQL, Project Design Essentials

Description: Create reports in MicroStrategy Developer by composing your own queries. Understand how to configure a connection to a SQL database instance, implement security features, and access data from non-relational sources.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Freeform SQL and Report Services: Documents and Dashboards

Description: Leverage MicroStrategy Transaction Services within dashboards and mobile apps to allow users to insert data into a transactional database. Explore mobile-specific transactional features and freeform queries to customize the transactional interface.

Developer

Design and build applications on the MicroStrategy platform with coding skills.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Web for Reporters and Analysts

Description: Customize the MicroStrategy Web interface to modify page layouts, change report displays, and add custom styles. Understand how to use SDK to edit configuration files and find additional customization examples in the MicroStrategy Developer Library.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Web SDK: Customizations Essentials

Description: Learn the default authentication query flow of MicroStrategy Web, and discover how to enhance the login experience using the External Security Module plug-in. Understand how to implement Single Sign-On to provide a seamless login experience.

$700

7 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Web SDK: Customizations Essentials

Description: Understand how to integrate MicroStrategy Web into portals such as Microsoft SharePoint, IBM WebSphere, and Oracle WebLogic using SDK. Learn how to use Single Sign-On within portals to create a seamless user experience.

Administrator

Deploy, administer, tune, and monitor applications on the MicroStrategy platform.

$2100

21 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Developer: Reporting Essentials

Description: Learn the MicroStrategy architecture, connectivity setup, and administration procedures to manage users, groups, and define the authentication methods for projects. Learn the administrative tasks for MicroStrategy Web, the different layers of security in the MicroStrategy environment, performance optimizations and distribution services.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: Developer: Reporting Essentials

Description: Manage the application life cycle using tools such as Object Manager, Project Merge, Command Manager, System Manager, Enterprise Manager, and Health Center. Learn how to migrate objects between projects, create scripts and workflows to automate tasks, and resolve technical issues.

$1400

14 Training Units

Included in PEP

Prior knowledge: None

Description: Learn to manage mobile users and deploy mobile apps across the enterprise. Understand how to improve mobile app performance and security, and utilize monitoring tools to examine performance over time.

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