Sessions available for 2017

Blue Administrator Certification Training Program

pin-markerVirtual SessionscalendarNext session available from 05 – 09 June 2017 (APAC). See below for the full 2017 schedule

The Blue Administrator Certification (BAC) Training Program is the first level of certification for all users who will be administrating any feedback process with Blue. The participants will be introduced to the main concepts of Blue, and trained on the main features and functionalities that they will need to administer their feedback processes.

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BAC Overview

Blue Administrator Certification Training Program

The Blue Administrator Certification Training Program is available via 3 different delivery modes:

  • Instructor-led online training, consisting of:
    • 1 week course time line
      • of 5 days of instructor-led online classes (each day is 6 hours including breaks)
      • Slide decks and exercises – complete exercises on a dedicated Blue learning sandbox
    • Certification Exam – take one week to complete the certification exam
    • Exam review session – 1 hour 1-on-1 session with the instructor
  • Structured Self-directed online training, consisting of the following:
    • 4 week course timeline:
      • the participant follows the 1st half of the self-directed videos (approx 6 hours)
      • slide decks and exercises – the participant completes exercises on a dedicated Blue learning sandbox
      • instructor-led check-in session – the trainee participates in an online instructor led session (2 hours)
      • the participant follows the 2nd half of the self-directed videos (approx 6 hours)
      • slide decks and exercises – the participant completes exercises on a dedicated Blue learning sandbox
      • instructor-led review session – the trainee participates in an online instructor led session (4 hours)
    • Certification Exam – take one week to complete the certification exam
    • Exam review session – 1 hour 1-on-1 session with the instructor
  • Self-directed online training at your own pace, consisting of the following:
    • the participant follows the self-directed videos at their own pace (approx 10-15 hours)
    • slide decks and exercises – the participant completes exercises on a dedicated Blue learning sandbox
    • Certification Exam – take one week to complete the certification exam
    • Exam review session – 1 hour 1-on-1 session with the instructor following the completion of the exam

There are 25 places in total on each session (except for self-directed online training at your own pace). Places are allocated on a ‘first-come, first served basis’. Registration closes 1 week before training is scheduled to begin.

Instructor-led online class

Week Starting On: Daily Start Time Daily End Time Status
Mon, 23 –  Fri, 27 Jan 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Completed
Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Completed
Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Completed
Mon, 29 May – Fri, 2 Jun 2017 08:00 GMT 14:00 GMT Completed
Mon, 5 Jun – Fri, 9 Jun 2017 09:00 AEDT 15:00 AEDT Completed
Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Completed
Mon, 3 Jul – Fri, 7 Jul 2017 08:00 GMT 14:00 GMT Closed for Registration
Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Register
Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Register
Mon, 4 Sep – Fri, 8 Sep 2017 09:00 AEDT 15:00 AEDT Register
Mon, 25 – Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Register
Mon, 16 Oct – Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:00 GMT 14:00 GMT Register
Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Register
Mon, 27 Nov – Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:00 EST 17:00 EST Register
Mon, 4 Dec – Fri, 8 Dec 2017 09:00 AEDT 15:00 AEDT Register

Structured Self-Directed

4 Week period starting: Check-in session: Review session: Status
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 Tue, 13 Mar 2017 @ 3pm – 5pm GMT Thur, 22 Mar 2017 @ 1pm – 5pm GMT Closed for Registration
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 Tue, 18 Apr 2017 @ 8am – 10am GMT Thur, 27 Apr @ 8am – 12pm GMT Closed for Registration
Mon, 01 May 2017 Tue, 16 May 2017 @ 1pm – 3pm EST Fri, 26 May 2017 @ 1pm – 5pm EST Closed for Registration
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 @ 8am – 10am GMT Thur, 27 Jul @ 8am – 12pm GMT Closed for Registration
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 @ 1pm – 3pm AEDT Fri, 25 Aug 2017 @ 11am – 3pm AEDT Register
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 @ 1pm – 3pm AEDT Fri, 24 Nov 2017 @ 11am – 3pm AEDT Register

Free Form Self-Directed

Start End Status
Any time Any time Register

Training

The training is composed of the following:

  • Presentation Designed to provide the participants’ clear grasp of the fundamental concepts of Blue and main functionalities of Blue’s features. The presentations will serve as a good revision tool for the participants after the training.
  • Demonstrations The instructor will guide the participants through step-by-step live demonstrations of Blue’s functionalities to ensure they are fully familiar and autonomous in navigating Blue.
  • Exercises Throughout the training, the participants will be asked to complete multiple sets of exercises providing hands-on experience with creating full evaluations and reports in Blue.
  • Discussions Opportunities will be given to the participants to discuss their own scenarios, via the trainer, during the training. Participation in discussions is important as it is considered part of the training.
  • Delivery There are 3 different delivery methods available – see the detailed schedule above.

Certification Exam

The certification exam is composed of the following:

  • Knowledge and Comprehension (40%) This portion of the exam is composed of 25 multiple choice questions (20%) that cover the main concepts and features of Blue as well as 4 short written questions (20%).
  • Practical Application (60%) The participants will be asked to create a set of projects and reports based on given requirements based on what was covered in the training sessions. Participants will be provided access to a Blue Examination Sandbox.
  • Overall Grade The overall grade is composed of 40% Knowledge and Comprehension and 60% Practical Application.
  • Duration Participants will have up to one week after the training is completed to submit all portions of the exam.
  • Passing Grade 70% overall (you most also receive at least 70% in each component of the exam)

Fees & Terms

  • For a holder of time-valid remote web-based training, Blue Passport, or Blue Passport Plus subscriptions, no additional fee is required.
  • For others, $1750 USD per person, each participant receives access to all sessions within one year from the date of their registration. This allows participants to attend a future session free of charge if certain days are missed during their initial training, or simply to refresh their Blue knowledge. Participants will also have access to a Blue training sandbox for one year from their session start date.

Make sure to be part of this engaging training opportunity!

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Event Organizer Primary Contact:

Stacey Martini

Telephone: 403-651-0412

Email: smartini@explorance.com