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Intro to App Building with Salesforce

Organized By
Girl Develop It Boston
Tue
Jan 9
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Coding/Programming
Description

Interested in an in-demand career with salaries up to six-figures? The job market for Salesforce professionals is growing, with over 300,000 job openings for Salesforce skills created last year*. In this class, you'll get a crash course in building simple employee-facing business apps that run on both a web browser and a mobile device - without writing any code!

Whether you’re familiar with Salesforce from your work experience or are just looking for a career in a hot field, join us to learn about app-building on Salesforce.

What this class will cover:

What is Salesforce and what are the career opportunities for Salesforce Admins and Developers?

App-building concepts including data modeling, user interfaces, business logic, reports, dashboards, and mobile.

Hands-on and guided project building to build a sample app in one day.

Introduction to Trailhead (https://developer.salesforce.com/trailhead/), a fun online learning platform for Salesforce.

Resources for connecting with the Salesforce community (https://success.salesforce.com/).

The tools for learning to develop with Salesforce are free:

Trailhead (https://developer.salesforce.com/trailhead/), the fun free way to learn Salesforce

Salesforce1 Mobile App (AppStore and Google Play)

Schedule:

This class will take place over 3 days in January

• Tuesday, January 9, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

• Thursday, January 11, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

• Tuesday, January 16, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Payment registers you for all 3 classes.

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Preparation & Prerequisites:

Students should be fairly familiar with using internet and mobile applications and Googling for answers to all of life’s questions. You do not need any prior Salesforce experience and do not need a Salesforce license.

All attendees are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct).

Tech Requirements:

Please bring a laptop, not an iPad/tablet. The visual development tools only run on a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 9 or later).

About the Teacher:

Jennifer W. Lee is a Salesforce Business Consultant at John Hancock. She has 20 Years of financial services experience, including 2 years in marketing communications, 6 years in Salesforce, 11 years in technology/project management and 11 years in eCommerce.

Jennifer is a 2x Salesforce MVP, 3x Salesforce certified, self-proclaimed Trailhead addict with 354 badges ( https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/me/jennifer ) #AwesomeAdmin award recipient, co-host of Automation Hour (free webinar series for Salesforce automation solutions), Salesforce blogger ( http://jenwlee.wordpress.com ), social media manager for @WiT_Diversity, presenter at various Salesforce events (Dreamforce 16-17, NYC and Boston World Tours, various Salesforce user groups).

TAs:

Antonela Lula
Amanda Matczynski
Susannah St. Germain Thank you to Alley for hosting this event!