Sessions available for 2017-2018

Blue Administrator Certification Training Program

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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
    • Certification exam review session – one-on-one with the instructor, as appropriate
  • Structured Self Directed, online training consisting of:
    • 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
    • Certification exam review session – one-on-one with the instructor, as appropriate
  • Self Directed, at your own pace, online training consisting of:
    • 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
    • Certification exam review session – one-on-one with the instructor, as appropriate

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.


BAC Training Schedule – 2017

Instructor Led

Session Month Americas-friendly Timezone (EST/EDT) APAC-friendly Timezone (AEST/AEDT) EMEA-friendly Timezone (GMT) Status
Oct Oct 16 (8:00 GMT) – Oct 20 (14:00 GMT) Closed for Registration
Oct Oct 23 (11:00 EDT) – Oct 27 (17:00 EDT) Closed for Registration
Nov Nov 27 (11:00 EST) – Dec 1 (17:00 EST) Register
Dec Dec 4 (9:00 AEDT) – Dec 8 (15:00 AEDT) Register

Structured Self Directed

Region (Timezone) 4 Week period starting: Check-in session: Review session: Status
APAC (AEDT) Oct 30 Nov 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00 Nov 24 @ 11:00 – 15:00 Register

Self Directed, at your own pace

Start End Status
Any time Any time Register

BAC Training Schedule – 2018 & 2019

Instructor Led

Session Month Americas-friendly Timezone (EST/EDT) APAC-friendly Timezone (AEST/AEDT) EMEA-friendly Timezone (GMT) Status
Jan Jan 15 (11:00 EST) – Jan 19 (17:00 EST), 2018 Register
Feb Feb 5 (10:00 GMT) – Feb 9 (16:00 GMT), 2018 Register
Feb Feb 26 (11:00 EST) – Mar 2 (17:00 EST), 2018 Register
Mar Mar 19 (11:00 EDT) – Mar 23 (17:00 EDT), 2018 Register
Apr Apr 9 (10:00 GMT) – Apr 13 (16:00 GMT), 2018 Register
Apr Apr 23 (11:00 EDT) – Apr 27 (17:00 EDT), 2018 Register
May May 14 (9:00 AEST) – May 18 (15:00 AEST), 2018 Register
May May 28 (11:00 EDT) – Jun 1 (17:00 EDT), 2018 Register
Jun Jun 18 (9:00 AEST)- Jun 22 (15:00 AEST), 2018 Register
Jul Jul 9 (11:00 EDT) – Jul 13 (17:00 EDT), 2018 Register
Aug Aug 13 (10:00 EST) – Aug 17 (16:00 EST), 2018 Register
Aug Aug 27 (11:00 EDT) – Aug 31 (17:00 EDT), 2018 Register
Sep Sep 10 (9:00 AEST) – Sep 14 (15:00 AEST), 2018 Register
Sep Sep 24 (11:00 EDT) – Sep 28 (EDT), 2018 Register
Oct Oct 22 (11:00 EDT) – Oct 26 (17:00 EDT), 2018 Register
Nov Nov 26 (10:00 GMT) – Nov 30 (16:00 GMT), 2018 Register
Dec Dec 4 (9:00 AEDT) – Dec 8 (15:00 AEDT), 2018 Register
Jan Jan 15 (11:00 EST) – Jan 19 (17:00 EST), 2019 Register
Feb Feb 5 (10:00 GMT) – Feb 9 (16:00 GMT), 2019 Register
Feb Feb 26 (11:00 EST) – Mar 2 (17:00 EST), 2019 Register

Self Directed, at your own pace

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, DIG or BTA, no additional fee is required.
  • For other training:
    • BAC training is $2,850 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.
    • DIG or BTA – a member of the eXplorance account management team will contact you.
  • A member of the eXplorance account management team will aim to follow up with you to make sure everything is properly handled.

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Event Organizer Primary Contact:

Stacey Martini

Telephone: +1 403-651-0412

Email: smartini@explorance.com