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Salesforce Platform Developer

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Master Salesforce development using Apex programming and Visualforce in our unique demo environment. Set yourself up for success in a booming industry and ace the Salesforce Developer 1 Certification.

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Next start date3 Aug 2020

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week) 100% online
A$ 2200 incl GST

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Why learn to be a Salesforce Platform Developer?

Why study Salesforce Platform Developer

As the #1 global CRM platform, demand for Salesforce developers is growing exponentially, with Indeed citing a 129% percentage growth in job postings between 2015-2018.  

This course will equip you with technical skills in Apex and Visualforce coding, providing an opportunity to leverage previous programming experience and customise existing and new applications in Salesforce to drive business value.  

By practically applying your skills in a Salesforce demo environment, you’ll walk away with two projects that will demonstrate your capability as the next Salesforce developer. 

What you'll learn
  • Identify the value and critical success factors of Salesforce in various organisations 

  • Synthesise elements of successful project management and articulate a brief for Salesforce use cases that will deliver business value 

  • Apply Salesforce platform knowledge, skills, and techniques to a Salesforce environment 

  • Articulate effective Salesforce developer outcomes to a broad range of business stakeholders and contexts 

  • Critically examine the components of successful platform development in alignment with sustainable business objectives  

How does it work

Developed with leading partners Salesforce, Accenture, Davanti, and Tquila, by the end of this course, you'll be equipped with the necessary skills to take the Salesforce Developer 1 Certification. Roll up your sleeves in our exclusive demo environment and apply your learnings in two projects: 

  • Prepare a development brief for a platform use case, identifying business goals and critical success factors 

  • Develop a conference management application and automated workshop management system 

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Course Structure

Module 1

The Salesforce ecosystem

Articulate the value of the Salesforce ecosystem 

Prepare the critical success factors for developer projects 

Explore critical project scoping to determine success factors 

Module 2

Understanding project requirements

Explore customer requirements and prepare user journeys 

Produce a project scope and communicate your brief 

Identify critical success factors, key risks, and ways of working 

Module 3

Database modelling and management

Develop a data management plan for your project’s requirements 

Manage and model data in accordance to your project’s requirements 

Module 4

Logic and process automation

Identify and communicate the critical roles of programming languages within the Salesforce ecosystem 

Articulate and apply use cases for the Lightning Platform 

Implement logic and process automation to achieve your organisational objectives

Module 5

An introduction to Apex

Understand the function and key use cases of Apex 

Utilise Apex classes to suit your project and business objectives 

Utilise Apex triggers to drive key project outcomes 

Module 6

Exploring user interface

Understand the function and use cases of Visualforce 

Identify Salesforce requirements to best practice user interfaces 

Synthesise user interface requirements for your project 

Module 7

The requirements to enabling success

Plan and execute debugging requirements 

Maximise and evaluate key considerations for optimised Salesforce performance 

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Yuri Gribanov Architecture & Developer Practice Lead & Certified Architect

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your course work. Mentors on this course include people like Yuri Gribanov. Yuri is a solution architect and developer with over 10 years' experience. He holds multiple Salesforce certifications including Platform Developer I and II, and the Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder.  

Matt Robison Technical Architect & Certified Developer

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Matt Robison. Matt is a technical architect and certified developer with 16 years in enterprise IT and software development. Matt also holds certifications in Salesforce Administrator, Sales Cloud Consultant, Salesforce Platform App Builder, and Salesforce Developer I and II.  

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