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Learning Tree Announces New Course SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services: Hands-On

RESTON, VA (March 5, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NM: LTRE) has introduced a new title to its SQL Server curriculum: SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services: Hands-On. The four-day course features an expert instructor who leads participants in extensive exercises for the purpose of gaining first-hand experience creating and managing reports using SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services.

Learning Tree will begin presenting SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services: Hands-On in the U.S. in March 2009, Canada in April 2009 and London, England in July 2009.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — March 24-27, 2009
  • Toronto, ON — April 14-17, 2009
  • New York, NY — April 28-May 1, 2009
  • London, England — July 14-17, 2009

This schedule is subject to change. For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit

Attendees will also learn how to do the following:

  • Leverage SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services to extract business intelligence from data
  • Design reports and display data graphically with enhanced visualization features
  • Integrate parameters, filters and interactive components into report design
  • Deploy and deliver reports across the entire enterprise through Report Server and SharePoint
  • Safeguard reports with Windows and Forms Authentication

Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International, said, “This course will give attendees the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge that will enable them to apply the features of SQL Server Reporting Services effectively for their organization.”

SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services: Hands-On is valuable for those who need to design, create or deliver reports from relational databases, or plan to deploy Reporting Services within their organization. This includes database developers, data analysts, application developers, administrators and managers.

SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services: Hands-On augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Tools for Business Intelligence
  • SQL Server Integration Services: Hands-On
  • SQL Server Analysis Services: Hands-On
  • SQL Server 2008: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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