The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research along with ICT Academy organized a two day Faculty Workshop on "Salesforce Trailhead" from 15th June 2017 to 16th June 2017. There were 92 participants from various colleges which included 6 participants from PSGiTech, and 2 participants from colleges outside Tamil Nadu and were trained by Mr. Harish and Team, from Salesforce.
The inauguration function of the Faculty Workshop was held on 15th June, 2017 in the E4 CSE Seminar Hall. The programme began with the prayer by Mr. Harikrishnan followed by welcome speech the Principal Dr. P.V.Mohanram. The next was the inaugural address by Vice-Principal Dr. G.Chandramohan. Mr.Rajdeep Dua, Director, Developer Relations, Salesforce, Mr.Rajesh Nambiar, Head, academic Alliance, Salesforce and Mr.G.Saravanan, Head, from ICT Academy also addressed the gathering. The inauguration programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Hamsapriya, HoD, Department of CSE.
The two day session started off on June 15th 2017 with the basics of Salesforce and its usage. Each session was very informative and detailed and each small concept was very well explained and demonstrated using example scenarios. After each module, there were online quizzes which reinforced the concepts that were learned.
The following includes the session wise report:
Day 1 - 15th June, 2017:
• Introduction to 10 technologies of Salesforce
• Basics of APEX programming and Visual Force.
• 15 steps to build the product development in Salesforce.
• Session on Salesforce basic module, Salesforce success module and User management module has been demonstrated.
Day 2 - 16th June, 2017:
• Online session on Salesforce with the help of Trailhead has been demonstrated in the morning.
• The basics of Salesforce and their applications have been explained by Mr.Harish in the afternoon session. He said this 2-day workshop is considered to be an introductory course for the next 5-day Faculty Development Programme planned.
On June 16, 2017 the afternoon session concluded with valedictory function at Oracle Lab (E4-103). Dr. T.Hamsapriya, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering thanked the facilitators of Salesforce, ICT Academy and the faculty members from various colleges for their participation. Mr.Harish, Salesforce and Dr.T.Hamsapriya handed over the certificates to the participants. Mr. Balamurali and Mr.Vishnu Sanjay of ICT Academy, were present at the function.