Mike Smith
Senior Technical Instructor

Mike is a Senior Technical Instructor with MAX Technical Training and Cincy Code IT Bootcamps and a self proclaimed "computer nut" since 1980. He has worn many IT hats over the last thirty years including business owner, developer, technical writer, book author, trainer, DBA and consultant. Now named SharePoint MVP for the 7th year in a row, he is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with many other MC* certifications. He specializes in SharePoint, SQL Server and .NET development and is a member of the Cincinnati SharePoint User Group leadership team.

MVP candidates are rigorously evaluated for their technical expertise, community leadership, and voluntary community contributions from the previous year. They come from more than 90 countries, speak over 40 different languages, and are awarded in more than 90 Microsoft technologies. Together, they answer more than 10 million questions a year!

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Areas of Expertise

  • SharePoint
  • .NET
  • SQL Server
  • SharePoint related development technologies

Representative Courses Taught

Everything SharePoint, .NET, ASP.NET, .NET Workflow

Years of Experience in the Field

30

Real World Experience

  • Smith/Boehm Associates
  • Microsmith, Inc.
  • Construction Software Technologies

Accomplishments

Created Smith/Boehm Associates

Academic Background

University of Cincinnati (aerospace engineering)

Other Interests

SharePoint, .NET, etc (no time for anything else!)

SharePoint Courses and Books Authored by Mike Smith

Courseware author - 11 in the Microsoft Community Courseware collection and 160 since my first DOS course!

This one day instructor-led class is designed for information workers or power users who use SharePoint to store and find enterprise content. You should take this course if you need to know core search features and advanced search features, tips and tricks. This class can be delivered using SharePoint content on an in-house server, virtual machines or Office 365.

  • The courseware is sufficiently detailed with reference content and samples to serve as both an after class search reference and as search “cheat sheet”.

Tip: This class is an excellent prerequisite for IT Professionals who work as SharePoint Server Administrators who plan to take course MS-20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

This three day class is designed for Search Administrators who need to configure Search Services and who want to improve the end user search experience. This class covers the Standard and Enterprise Editions of SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 / SharePoint Online.

The class is an ideal follow up for the SharePoint Server Administrator who has attended MS-20489 - Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions. and is looking for more on the daily administration of SharePoint 2013 Search. This class covers the Standard and Enterprise Editions of SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 / SharePoint Online

This one day instructor-led class is designed for SharePoint 2010 and 2013 server administrators and auditors who need to query just about anything in SharePoint.

A class for SharePoint team members using the collaboration, document management and social features for SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 / 2013

A class for the owner / "power user" of a SharePoint 2013 site who needs to know how to create sites and lists, manage user access and customize lists and pages.

This 2-day instructor-led class is designed for the owner / "power user" of a SharePoint site who needs to know how to create sites and lists, manage user access and customize lists and pages. This class uses the SharePoint Server 2010 version of SharePoint. While it is of equal value for users of SharePoint Foundation users, it does include a few features not found in Foundation.

  • 50196CC: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Power User (MOSS)

This 2-day instructor-led class is designed for the Site Owner / "power user" of a SharePoint site or site collection who needs to know how to create sites and lists, manage user access and customize lists and web part pages.

This three-day instructor-ledcourse provides students with the knowledge and skills to quickly make a SharePoint site your SharePoint Site. While focused on SharePoint Designer, this class covers the SharePoint customization, in particular, customization that can be done without custom code or SharePoint server access. This includes browser based customization, SharePoint Designer customization, InfoPath form customization and the Data View and Content Editor web parts. Topics include how to customize navigation, themes, and master pages and how to get a start on branding. Also covered are how do customize the display of lists and libraries and how to connect data external to your site. Note: This class does not cover workflows.

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