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Introduction to Salesforce Certification and Career Planning

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This course covers the Salesforce Platform and Cloud Computing. I cover the various Salesforce certification and career opportunities that are out there and help you chart your course to the cloud.

I cover what cloud computing is, what Salesforce is, and the types of jobs available to you. I also give you tips on how to get resume building experience. This course is a starting point for you to chart your course to a well paying and satisfying cloud career. I conclude this course with recommended next steps and resources to get you on the fast track to certification, and ultimately, relentlessly pursued by recruiters.

The demand for Salesforce Developers, Administrators, Consultants, Architects, Business Analysts, Project Managers, etc. is immense. The Salesforce Platform is an attainable path to developing applications in the cloud, without code. No experience is required. You can do it.

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Rating 4.4 based on 785 ratings
Length 1.5 hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $0
From Udemy
Instructors Mike Wheeler, Aaron Wheeler
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Personal Development Career Development

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so far in 33 reviews

Good and informative so far.

Its been pretty informative so far.

So far the course is right on point for me.

Genuinely Happy so far to enrol on this cause.Mike's way of teaching is fantastic This course is perfect for someone who doesn't have any Salesforce experience at all and is thinking about how to get started with Salesforce.

I wish the professor had more intonation in his tone or enthusiasm, but other than that lectures are good so far.

Interesting, so far.

So far, it's AWESOME.

So far this course is EXCELLENT, iNSTRUCTOR is very knowledgeable in explaining the CLOUD, and very captivating, i have now finished the course and I would still rate the course & Instructor as EXCELLENT.

easy to follow in 30 reviews

Easy to follow thorough explanations about the certification prepare you to learn Salesforce!

Easy to follow even for beginner.

Easy to follow, good level of knowledge presentation for both beginner and more advanced student Very well outlined course.

Very concise and easy to follow.

looking forward for actual action Very helpful The instructor speaks clearly and at a pace that is easy to follow.

Easy to follow.

You get right to the point, as this course was easy to follow and your motivation makes learning Salesforce doable.

Thank you for a easy to follow presentation,and explaining the ease of use.

sales force in 13 reviews

So far, Mike is exposing me to a much greater understanding of what Sales Force is capable of in the growing Cloud industry.

Brief and clear explanation of what Sales Force it is.

I would highly recommend the course to someone who wants to make a career switch into sales force.

This is a great course to get introduced to sales force.

-> Provided all the info that will help me to understand which path to take for a career in sales force.

Also the instructor shared valuable tips and techniques to Learn and apply sales force practically.

lots of doubt clear I expected to learn about sales force.

the video is for sales force users who are going for interviews This was a good introduction to Salesforce and pursuing a career in this field.

highly recommend in 10 reviews

Highly recommend taking this course before choosing the certification path.

I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in getting a clear overview of the Salesforce platform!

i highly recommend it to anyone thinking about a career or just learning what the cloud is and how it works, or how it might help your business.

Highly recommended, especially if you are currently unemployed.

time spent in 8 reviews

There was a great deal of time spent on the (2 modules), which I found very interesting.

Appropriate time spent on topics.

I would have appreciated a greater focus on the software itself, and less time spent enumerating the opportunities available for SalesForce administrators.

Maybe he could do a special course on the subject and reduce the amount of time spent on it here.

complete salesforce administrator in 6 reviews

I'm also doing his "The Complete Salesforce Administrator Certification Course" which I am finding to be a great course as well.

I work with Salesforce as an end user on my current job and have just enrolled in the instructor's The Complete Salesforce Administrator Certification course.

I have already signed up for Mike Wheeler's "The Complete Salesforce Administrator Certification Course" and will use that as my starting point.


An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

SalesForce Consultants $63k

Platform Usher $66k

Salesforce Champion $72k

Platform Coordinator $75k

Salesforce Engineer $84k

Platform Technician $84k

C++ Platform Developer $90k

Platform Exec $107k

Platform Programmer $121k

Platform Engineering $124k

Platform Producer $149k

Platform Planner $185k

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Rating 4.4 based on 785 ratings
Length 1.5 hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $0
From Udemy
Instructors Mike Wheeler, Aaron Wheeler
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Personal Development Career Development

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