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The Joomla University in Chicago
Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
Last month we sent out a survey of what YOU wanted from a Joomla training event... we listened.....
You didn9t want speakers and lectures, you wanted hands-on workshops and training from the best educators in the Joomlaverse. We have taken the feedback of the hundreds of respondents and created a tailored training event, we call it our Joomla University!
It is a flexible one day session-based training where you can pick and choose what workshops you wanted to attend. Each workshop is 3 hours and taught by a world renowned Joomla expert. The Joomla University has multiple sessions so you can pick the ones that meet YOUR needs.
You told us that one-on-one teaching was important.
Each session is limited to just 12 students!
We have arranged our sessions to be as flexible as possible. You can pick and choose sessions based on your needs.
Are you a designer building Joomla sites for your clients? Then brush up on your template design and Joomla search engine optimization and add value to your services.
Are you the webmaster of a Joomla site in your organization, or responsible for content? Then learn how to create Joomla website9s, from content organization to choosing the right extensions for you. Or understand how to make your site more secure from hackers.
We have sought out the best Joomla experts and educators, including 4 Joomla book authors!
There are six 3 hour sessions being offered in the morning and afternoon.
|9:00 am - 12:00pm||
Creating Joomla Websites
Secure and backup your Joomla website. Work on YOUR site during the session. This class will cover a mix of 1.0.X and 1.5.
|Creating Joomla Extensions
Need a module, component or plugin? Learn the basics of extension coding for 1.0 and 1.5.
|1:00 pm - 4:00pm||Joomla Template Design
Learn to design and build Joomla Templates for your clients from start to Joomla!
|SEO for Joomla Websites
"Build and they will come" isn9t true on the web. Learn how to get traffic for your website and how to convert it.
|Build a Joomla Site from Scratch
Learn how to build a Joomla site from scratch in just 3 hours.
All sessions will have their main focus on Joomla 1.5. Trainers will be referring to the 1.0.X series of Joomla where appropriate.
We don9t just want to bring you a great training event, we want you to leave with your hands full of great Joomla resources.
All students will leave with:
The first Joomla University will be in Chicago on Saturday May 17th. This is the day after the Joomla EXPO 2008 hosted by the JoomlaChicago Group.
Training will be held in the state of the art technology classrooms right next to the Joomla Chicago EXPO location. In fact, the hotel of the EXPO and the classrooms are literally across a parking lot!
Each three hour session is $249. You can use the Eventbrite booking form to mix and match your sessions to best meet your Joomla training needs.
Don9t forget that all attendees will get a goody package valued at over $350!
There are courtesy refreshments available (Caffeine and sugar for your brain) during the day. There are a number of locations available nearby for lunch including the Renaissance Chicago O9Hare Suites Hotel.
Most of the trainers will be socializing in the hotel during Saturday evening. Everyone is welcome to join us to chat in a more informal setting!
Although computers are available, we recommend that all students bring a laptop with a working localhost environment. Further requirements might be given by class teachers as needed.
For questions, contact us at contact[at]compassdesigns.net
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