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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 in 2016*. 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)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIefFBi-lHw

About the Instructor:
Heather Glenn is what is referred to an Accidental Admin. After spending 15 years in sales and marketing operations, Heather was introduced to Salesforce. As a self-taught Salesforce administrator, Heather is passionate about telling her story of how she transitioned from a supporting role to a true process enabling business partner in her organization. By leveraging the Salesforce.com CRM platform and the vast Trailhead Community, Heather has capitalized off of the experience she has gained which has led to not only a successful career but also a rewarding work-life balance. Heather has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Mount Vernon Nazarene University and holds four Salesforce certifications.

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

Tech Requirements:
Please bring a laptop, not an iPad/tablet. The visual development tools only run on a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari 9.x and 10.x on Mac OS X, Internet Explorer 11).

Financial Need:
A limited number of scholarships are available for those with a financial hardship. To apply, click here (http://bit.ly/gdi-scholarship). Scholarship applicants will be notified a week before the class begins. Class capacity does not impact scholarship students. Check out this info sheet (http://bit.ly/why-gdi) about getting course fees covered by your employer.

Lunch:
We will provide a light lunch during a 45-minute break. If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please email us at columbus@girldevelopit.com and we’ll make every effort to accommodate you!

Questions or Concerns?
If you have questions, please email us at columbus@girldevelopit.com.

Refund Policy:
Your payment of $60 guarantees your seat in the entire course. Please note that we cannot issue refunds, because there’s an overhead to issuing refunds via Meetup.com and we already offer the workshops at such a low cost. We put proceeds into the chapter fund, which we use as our scholarship fund.

Other Disclaimers:
Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults over the age of 18; at this time we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops.

Accessibility:
If you have any accessibility issues we should know about, please email us at columbus@girldevelopit.com . We want to make sure everyone can participate!

*Report obtained under license from Burning Glass Technologies. Data from July 2015-June 2016.