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Title: January 24, 2007


1
Certified Trainer Conference Call
  • January 24, 2007

2
Introductions
  • Host
  • Julie Elm Customer and Partner and Program
    Manager, Sage ACS
  • Sage Staff Presenters Attendees
  • Leslie Burkes - Director Sage Learning Services,
    Sage Non-Profit Solutions
  • Susan DeLuca - Mgr. Sage Learning Services, Sage
    Abra HRMS
  • Janet Moore - Mgr. Sage Learning Services, Sage
    SalesLogix
  • Natalie Johnson - Mgr. Sage Learning Services,
    Sage ACS
  • Celina Oliver Partner Programs Specialist, Sage
    ACS

3
Todays Agenda
  • 2007 Certified Trainer Renewals
  • Sage Software University and Certified Trainer
    Web Sites
  • Update By Product
  • Sage Abra HRMS
  • Sage MIP Fund Accounting
  • Sage SalesLogix
  • Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200
  • Sage MAS 500
  • Sage BusinessWorks
  • Sage PFW
  • New Layout for future Certified Trainer Calls
  • Program Reminders Questions

4
Certified Trainer Program Renewal Benefits
  • Certified Trainer Program is an annual program
    that expires on March 31st of each year
  • Program Renewal Benefits (by March 31, 2007)
  • Continue to promote your Certified Trainer status
    and services to provide classroom and onsite
    training to customer and business partners
  • The ability to purchase Sage Software certified
    student course curriculum for the courses titles
    for which you are a certified trainer
  • Automatic updates to certified trainer course
    curriculum
  • Continued use of the Certified Trainer Logo for
    use in marketing your services
  • Discounted renewal rate (20 savings)
  • Continued access to the Sage Certified Trainer
    web site, which includes classroom and trainer
    tools

5
Certified Trainer Renewal Process
  • Initial notices will be sent 60 days in advance
    of the expiration (First Week of February 2007)
    No action required
  • Renewal notices will be sent 30 days in advance
    of the expiration
  • Contains a detailed breakdown of each trainers
    certifications and renewal fees
  • Renewal rates are based upon the number of
    teaching days and purchase date of the original
    trainer curriculum
  • For example, MAS 90 Core Applications 4 day
    class
  • Renewal rate is 80 of the original trainer
    curriculum purchase price or 320.00
  • At time of renewal, Sage may require a class
    and/or product assessment

6
Sage Software University
  • Sage Software University
  • One-stop shop for all Sage Software training
    needs
  • Through My University you can register for
    class, join your Realtime and Anytime Learning
    Sessions and launch assessments
  • View your contact information, past training and
    assessment history
  • www.sagesoftwareuniversity.com/

7
Sage Software University
  • The new Sage Software University available for
  • Sage MIP Fund Accounting
  • Sage SalesLogix
  • Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200
  • Sage MAS 500
  • Sage BusinessWorks
  • Sage PFW
  • Sage ACCPAC
  • Sage Abra HRMS
  • Scheduled to replace existing system in 2007

8
Sage Software University
  • Create your own unique
  • Partner Profile
  • One profile per employee

Click here to create your Partner Profile
9
Sage Software University
Partner Getting Started Guide
Learn how to set up your partner login and what
Sage University has to offer!
Sage Non-Profit Solutions access coming soon!
10
Where did the Certified Trainer Web Site go?
  • No longer accessible via Sage Education Web site
    link
  • To access, go to http//www.sagesoftware.com/educ
    ation/CT/default.cfm
  • login certified
  • password education
  • Also accessible via Sage Software University
  • CT website to move Sage University in near future

Thru Sage Software University
Sage Non-Profit Solutions access coming soon!
11
Susan L. DeLuca, CPT Manager Sage Learning
Services Sage Abra HRMS
12
Sage Abra HRMS
  • May I introduce myself?
  • Where are we in the Abra Learning Services
    department?
  • Where are we going?

13
Sage Abra HRMS
14
Leslie Burkes Director Sage Learning Services
Non-Profit Solutions
15
Sage MIP Fund Accounting
  • Trainer Certification for version 8.1
  • Only AFM certified trainers are required to
    attend certification training take assessment
  • Classes begin January 31st
  • Attendance at certification class and passing
    assessment is required before ordering AFM
    curriculum
  • Draft AFM curriculum will be available for
    certification class and to use as a study guide
    for the AFM assessment
  • Multicurrency will not be included in the 8.1
    curriculum/certification process

16
Sage MIP Fund Accounting
  • Curriculum Update
  • Version 8.1 Core, Payroll and Year End books
    scheduled for release by February
  • Version 8.1 AFM and Tech books scheduled for
    release by March
  • Make sure you allow time for the new curriculum
    to arrive before scheduling your 8.1 classes
  • Adding version number to curriculum ordered
    through Sage Software Online

17
Sage MIP Fund Accounting
  • MIPT Update
  • Version 8.1 MIP Training database scheduled for
    release by February
  • MIPT is now available on Sage Software University
  • Detailed database changes are discussed in
    certification class

18
Janet Moore Manager Sage Learning Services CRM
Solutions
19
Sage SalesLogix
  • Name Changes will see in future curriculum
    versions
  • Sage CRM SalesLogix ? Sage SalesLogix
  • Sage CRM ? SageCRM
  • Sage SalesLogix v7.2 May 2007 release
  • New Web Client
  • Re-designed architecture (.Net, ASP.Net, XML, Web
    Services, etc.)
  • Imbedded Mobile development environment
  • Some Admin curriculum updates possible with v7.2
    release
  • New Web Client v7.2 End User curriculum

20
Natalie Johnson Manager, Sage Learning Services
Accounting Solutions
21
Accounting Solutions (ACS)
  • Sage MAS 90 and 200
  • 4.2 Product Release March 2007
  • Updated curriculum release April/May 2007
  • Introduction
  • System Administrator
  • Setup and Processing Accounts Payable
  • Core, Distribution, Payroll Period/Year end
    Self-Study Guides
  • Save your 4.1 Core trainer kits
  • Will send only replacement modules Intro/SA/AP
    setup and processing
  • 4.1 version of these curriculums will still be
    available to order
  • 4.2 Customer Workshop curriculum available upon
    product release

22
Accounting Solutions (ACS)
  • Sage MAS 90 and 200
  • Sage MAS 90 and 200 4.2 Partner Workshops Now
    available!
  • All Sage MAS and 200 Certified Trainer must
    attend in order to remain trainer certified.

23
Accounting Solutions (ACS)
  • BusinessWorks version 7
  • Released November 2006
  • Still analyzing any update
  • PFW
  • Trainer Kits end of January 2007
  • Student Curriculum Mid February
  • More communications as projects are more
    finalized
  • Student Resources for case downloads

24
Reminders New Communication Tools
  • Curriculum Issue Request Form
  • Use this form to report curriculum issues or
    problems (including error message, misspellings,
    page number inaccuracies, problems with data
    sets, etc.

25
New Communication Tools
  • Curriculum Enhancement Request Form
  • Use this form to report curriculum enhancement
    requests. Enhancements are suggestions as to how
    to better improve the current curriculum.

26
New Communication Forms
  • Forms can be found on the Certified Trainer Web
    site
  • Send completed forms to ctprogram.na_at_sage.com

27
General Information
  • Visit the Certified Trainer Web site for
  • Certified Trainer Conference Call Schedules
  • Certified Trainer Conference Presentations
  • Submit agenda topics

28
Future Meetings
  • Continue to conduct a quarterly Certified Trainer
    Conference Call
  • Alternate quarterly between a general call and
    a Business Unit (product specific) call
  • Opportunity to explore product specific issues
    such as specific curriculum topics
  • Next quarter Product Specific
  • Calls will be held in April
  • Meeting notices with agenda topics to go out the
    first week of March

29
Certified Trainer Conference Call Schedule
  • Business Unit/Product Specific CT Conference Call
    Dates
  • ACS (Sage MAS 90, 200 and 500, Sage BusinessWorks
    and Sage PFW) Tuesday, April 17th 1000 AM PST,
    1100 AM MST, 1200 PM CST, 100 PM EST
  • Sage Non-Profit Solutions - Wednesday, April 18th
    1000 AM PST, 1100 AM MST, 1200 PM CST, 100 PM
    EST
  • Sage SalesLogix - Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at
    900 AM PST, 1000 AM MST, 1100 AM CST, 1200 PM
    EST
  • Sage Abra HRSM To be Announced

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