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  • 10 hours of e-learning content
  • Course aligned with the official Salesforce Certification Guide
  • 4 projects, 15 case studies, 4 simulation tests, 14 quizzes & more
  • Course completion certificate

Course description

  • What's the focus of this course?

    This course is designed to ensure that you learn & master the concepts of Salesforce Platform App Builder and pass the certification exam on your first try. Our training will help you learn Salesforce online application development using Force.com fundamentals. The practical hands-on learning approach followed in the course will ensure you get job ready by the end of it.

  • What are the course objectives?

    By the end of Salesforce Platform App Builder training, you will be able to:
     
    • Deploy applications and manage changes on the Force.com platform
    • Develop new applications using the declarative interface and Force.com fundamentals
    • Implement automation, debugging, data validation, and customize apps
    • Configure the user interface

  • Who should take this course?

    This Salesforce Platform App Builder course is suitable for

    • Individuals looking to build a career in Salesforce
    • App Builders
    • Developers
    • System Administrators
    • Sales Representatives
    • Product Managers

  • What projects will I work on as part of the course?

    Simplilearn’s Salesforce App Builder training offers participants the opportunity to work on live industry-based projects that span across unique industry needs.

    Project 1: Implementing a Student Performance Tracking System for College Instructors

    Project Scenario:
    An Australia-based college wants to track the performance of its students and have it automatically update the instructor to alert the instructor if a student has failed. With Salesforce’s Lightning platform feature, the college wants to use Process Builder for tracking students’ performance. Once the student information is created or updated, an alert message will be displayed on the instructor’s record connected to each student.
     
    Project 2: Implementing a Business Process to capture details of transactions, discounting, and tracking business entries for a company

    Project Scenario:
    A US-based mobile company wants to use Salesforce to implement a process for discounting and tracking previous entries in Salesforce. The company has decided to track various business entries posted by clients/users using charts on the Salesforce mobile app. Leveraging the benefits of the Salesforce mobile platform, the company wants to capture the details of the transaction in the Salesforce system. Additionally, it wants to track various business entries by charts that can be provided to field-level users on mobile.

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - Introduction to Salesforce 09:56
      • 0.1 Introduction to Salesforce09:56
    • Lesson 01 - Field Types 1:06:11
      • 1.1 Introduction to Field Types01:14
      • 1.2 Field Types00:19
      • 1.3 Modifying Standard Fields15:36
      • 1.4 Creating Auto-number Fields06:00
      • 1.5 Creating Formula Fields09:36
      • 1.6 Creating Roll-Up Summary Fields04:15
      • 1.7 Creating Lookup and Master Detail Fields04:25
      • 1.8 Creating Checkbox Fields01:10
      • 1.9 Creating Currency, Number, and Percent Fields02:48
      • 1.10 Creating Date Field and Date and Time Fields02:09
      • 1.11 Creating Phone and Email Fields02:33
      • 1.12 Creating Geolocation Fields01:04
      • 1.13 Creating Picklist and Multi-Select Picklist Fields03:19
      • 1.14 Creating Text and Text Area Fields03:06
      • 1.15 Creating Text Area Long and Text Area Rich Fields02:26
      • 1.16 Creating Encrypted Fields02:08
      • 1.17 Creating URL Fields01:00
      • 1.18 Quiz
      • 1.19 Case Study
      • 1.20 Case Study Demo02:13
      • 1.21 Key Takeaways00:19
      • 1.22 Conclusion00:31
    • Lesson 02 - Creating Buttons, Links, and Actions 12:02
      • 2.1 Introduction to Creating Buttons, Links, and Actions00:57
      • 2.2 Creating Buttons, Links, and Actions00:13
      • 2.3 Creating New Records with Actions02:12
      • 2.4 Logging a Call with Actions01:24
      • 2.5 Updating a Record with Actions01:24
      • 2.6 Creating Custom Buttons02:14
      • 2.7 Creating Custom Links02:42
      • 2.8 Quiz
      • 2.9 Case Study
      • 2.10 Case Study Demo00:18
      • 2.11 Key Takeaways00:12
      • 2.12 Conclusion00:26
    • Lesson 03 - Salesforce Objects 14:28
      • 3.1 Introduction to Salesforce Objects00:49
      • 3.2 Salesforce Objects00:17
      • 3.3 Standard Object Components04:43
      • 3.4 Renaming Standard Objects01:39
      • 3.5 Modifying Standard Objects01:31
      • 3.6 Understanding External Objects01:51
      • 3.7 Creating Custom Objects01:18
      • 3.8 Quiz
      • 3.9 Case Study
      • 3.10 Case Study Demo01:35
      • 3.11 Key Takeaways00:16
      • 3.12 Conclusion00:29
    • Lesson 04 - Chatter 45:51
      • 4.1 Introduction to Chatter01:25
      • 4.2 Chatter00:22
      • 4.3 Chatter Overview03:19
      • 4.4 Enabling Chatter02:10
      • 4.5 Enabling Chatter Feeds on Records04:08
      • 4.6 Configuring Chatter Groups02:44
      • 4.7 Creating Customer Groups03:01
      • 4.8 Creating a Free Customer Chatter User01:41
      • 4.9 Customizing Chatter Email Notifications03:48
      • 4.10 Configuring Salesforce to Salesforce02:31
      • 4.11 Accepting a Salesforce Connection02:11
      • 4.12 Sharing an Account via Salesforce to Salesforce01:08
      • 4.13 Enabling Ideas03:20
      • 4.14 Configuring Ideas Themes01:46
      • 4.15 Enabling Social Accounts02:10
      • 4.16 Enabling Libraries and Content01:05
      • 4.17 Customizing Libraries and Content01:47
      • 4.18 Uploading Documents to Libraries and Content02:40
      • 4.19 Configuring Salesforce102:39
      • 4.20 Quiz
      • 4.21 Case Study
      • 4.22 Case Study Demo01:02
      • 4.23 Key Takeaways00:16
      • 4.24 Conclusion00:38
    • Lesson 05 - Visual Workflow, Process Builder, and Schema Builder 30:07
      • 5.1 Introduction to Visual Workflow, Process Builder, and Schema Builder01:07
      • 5.2 Visual Workflow, Process Builder, and Schema Builder00:18
      • 5.3 Creating a Visual Flow18:03
      • 5.4 Modifying Existing Flows02:32
      • 5.5 Creating a Process in the Process Builder04:11
      • 5.6 Creating Fields in the Schema Builder02:42
      • 5.7 Quiz
      • 5.8 Case Study
      • 5.9 Case Study Demo00:26
      • 5.10 Key Takeaways00:14
      • 5.11 Conclusion00:34
    • Lesson 06 - Security Controls 1:07:30
      • 6.1 Introduction to Security Controls01:27
      • 6.2 Security Controls00:22
      • 6.3 Viewing Object Security07:15
      • 6.4 Changing Default Record Access02:35
      • 6.5 Sharing Settings07:03
      • 6.6 Field Accessibility04:30
      • 6.7 Password Policies06:12
      • 6.8 Session Settings09:12
      • 6.9 Login Flows01:55
      • 6.10 Network Access02:32
      • 6.11 Activations02:35
      • 6.12 Session Management01:51
      • 6.13 Login Access Policies01:48
      • 6.14 Certificate and Key Management01:46
      • 6.15 Viewing Setup Audit Trail02:04
      • 6.16 Executing Expire All Passwords01:48
      • 6.17 Delegated Administration03:39
      • 6.18 Remote Site Settings02:43
      • 6.19 Named Credentials01:56
      • 6.20 File Upload and Download Security02:12
      • 6.21 Quiz
      • 6.22 Case Study
      • 6.23 Case Study Demo01:15
      • 6.24 Key Takeaways00:18
      • 6.25 Conclusion00:32
    • Lesson 07 - Validation Rules 18:30
      • 7.1 Introduction to Validation Rules00:44
      • 7.2 Validation Rules00:15
      • 7.3 Creating Validation Rules05:04
      • 7.4 Creating Formulas08:01
      • 7.5 Creating Error Messages03:00
      • 7.6 Quiz
      • 7.7 Case Study
      • 7.8 Case Study Demo00:38
      • 7.9 Key Takeaways00:16
      • 7.10 Conclusion00:32
    • Lesson 08 - Data Management 46:20
      • 8.1 Introduction to Data Management01:22
      • 8.2 Data Management00:16
      • 8.3 Importing Leads05:31
      • 8.4 Importing Contacts and Accounts02:06
      • 8.5 Using Mass Delete03:02
      • 8.6 Installing Data Loader01:55
      • 8.7 Importing Records with Data Loader03:04
      • 8.8 Updating Records with Data Loader02:32
      • 8.9 Deleting Records with Data Loader02:02
      • 8.10 Exporting Records with Data Loader02:04
      • 8.11 Adding a Field in the Schema Builder03:14
      • 8.12 Scheduling a Data Export04:47
      • 8.13 Creating and Using Sandbox03:38
      • 8.14 Mass Transferring Records02:23
      • 8.15 Reporting Snapshots04:16
      • 8.16 Working with Tags01:55
      • 8.17 Quiz
      • 8.18 Case Study
      • 8.19 Case Study Demo01:23
      • 8.20 Key Takeaways00:15
      • 8.21 Conclusion00:35
    • Lesson 09 - Reports 46:12
      • 9.1 Introduction to Reports01:35
      • 9.2 Reports00:31
      • 9.3 Understanding Report Formats05:51
      • 9.4 Creating a Leads Report05:22
      • 9.5 Creating Contacts and Accounts Report03:06
      • 9.6 Creating an Opportunity Report06:04
      • 9.7 Adding Leads to a Campaign from a Report01:51
      • 9.8 Creating a Report Chart04:22
      • 9.9 Scheduling Reports03:34
      • 9.10 Creating a Campaign Report02:45
      • 9.11 Summarizing Report Data02:45
      • 9.12 Creating a Report Formula03:14
      • 9.13 Exporting Reports to Excel01:29
      • 9.14 Quiz
      • 9.15 Case Study 1
      • 9.16 Case Study 1 Demo01:18
      • 9.17 Case Study 2
      • 9.18 Case Study 2 Demo01:41
      • 9.19 Key Takeaways00:12
      • 9.20 Conclusion00:32
    • Lesson 10 - Dashboards 45:26
      • 10.1 Introduction to Dashboards01:18
      • 10.2 Dashboards00:19
      • 10.3 Understanding Dashboard Components06:11
      • 10.4 Creating a Dashboard02:31
      • 10.5 Refreshing a Dashboard02:40
      • 10.6 Modifying Columns on Dashboards02:49
      • 10.7 Adding Filter to Dashboard04:14
      • 10.8 Managing Access to Reports05:47
      • 10.9 Adding a Report as a Dashboard Component09:25
      • 10.10 Setting Up Dynamic Dashboards02:43
      • 10.11 Enabling Dashboards for iPad01:01
      • 10.12 Modifying Report and Dashboard Interfaces03:06
      • 10.13 Activating the Report Builder on Profiles01:58
      • 10.14 Quiz
      • 10.15 Case Study
      • 10.16 Case Study Demo00:42
      • 10.17 Key Takeaways00:15
      • 10.18 Conclusion00:27
    • Lesson 11 - Lightning Components 11:26
      • 11.1 Introduction to Lightning Components00:38
      • 11.2 Lightning Components00:14
      • 11.3 Installing Lightning Components04:17
      • 11.4 Lightning Component Capabilities01:39
      • 11.5 Lightning Components vs. Visualforce03:10
      • 11.6 Quiz
      • 11.7 Case Study
      • 11.8 Case Study Demo00:45
      • 11.9 Key Takeaways00:16
      • 11.10 Conclusion00:27
    • Lesson 12 - User Interface 17:57
      • 12.1 Introduction to User Interface00:44
      • 12.2 User Interface00:15
      • 12.3 User Interface General Options07:22
      • 12.4 User Interface Sidebar Options01:36
      • 12.5 User Interface Calendar Options03:07
      • 12.6 User Interface Name Settings01:12
      • 12.7 User Interface Setup Options02:41
      • 12.8 Quiz
      • 12.9 Case Study
      • 12.10 Case Study Demo00:19
      • 12.11 Key Takeaways00:20
      • 12.12 Conclusion00:21
    • Lesson 13 - Application Lifecycles 23:07
      • 13.1 Introduction to Application Lifecycles00:59
      • 13.2 Application Lifecycles00:19
      • 13.3 Key Milestones and Considerations01:45
      • 13.4 Using Sandboxes for Development04:36
      • 13.5 Using Change Sets05:14
      • 13.6 Using Unmanaged Packages08:36
      • 13.7 Quiz
      • 13.8 Case Study
      • 13.9 Case Study Demo00:56
      • 13.10 Key Takeaways00:14
      • 13.11 Conclusion00:28
    • Lesson 14 - Change Sets and Deployment 13:36
      • 14.1 Introduction to Change Sets and Deployment01:17
      • 14.2 Change Sets and Deployment00:16
      • 14.3 Outbound Change Sets03:04
      • 14.4 Inbound Change Sets03:17
      • 14.5 Deployment Settings01:00
      • 14.6 Deployment Status01:07
      • 14.7 Eclipse IDE01:26
      • 14.8 Quiz
      • 14.9 Case Study
      • 14.10 Case Study Demo01:08
      • 14.11 Key Takeaways00:13
      • 14.12 Conclusion00:48
    • Live Projects 1:17:54
      • Project Management App by Ben McCarthy1:17:54
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How do you become a Certified Salesforce App Builder?

    To become a Certified Salesforce App Builder, you must pass the Salesforce App Builder (DEV 401) Exam.

    Step 1: Complete this training course.
    Step 2: Visit certification.salesforce.com and register to take the DEV 401 exam.
    Step 3: Pass the exams to become certified.

  • What are the prerequisites for Salesforce App Builder certification?

    There are no prerequisites for this course or to take the Salesforce DEV 401 examination.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete 1 Project and simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

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FAQs

  • Who conducts the training?

    All our trainers are Salesforce certified. They are highly qualified, with more than 10 years of experience in implementing Salesforce.

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    No. The exam fee is not included in the course registration fee. Candidates must register on the Salesforce website to take the certification exam.

  • Does Simplilearn offer assistance with the exam booking process?

    Yes, we can provide assistance in finding the nearest test center where you can take your exams.

  • What details can you share about the Salesforce Certification Exams?

    Salesforce App Builder – DEV 401

    Duration: 90 minutes
    60 multiple choice questions (closed book)
    Pass Mark – 63%
    Registration Fee: $200
    Retake Fee: $100

  • What is LVC? Is it classroom training?

    LVC, or Live Virtual Classroom, is live training conducted online via live streaming of a class. The LVC is run by a professional instructor with more than 10 years of experience. The ability to attend a live class online can enrich your learning experience.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All the classes are live. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during the class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend training are fairly basic:
    • Windows: any version newer than Windows XP SP3
    • Mac: any version newer than OSX 10.6
    • Internet speed: Preferably faster than 512 Kbps
    • Headset, speakers, microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to the others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will be able to give you more details.

  • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

    We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

    Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

    We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.