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A talk containing some experiences, anecdotes and vague conclusions based on the Perl training courses I've run over the last few years.

A talk containing some experiences, anecdotes and vague conclusions based on the Perl training courses I've run over the last few years.

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  • 1. Perl Training
  • 2. Experiences, Anecdotes and Vague Conclusions
  • 3. Dave Cross [email_address]
  • 4. I run Perl training courses
  • 5. Doing so since 2001
  • 6. Alongside conferences
  • 7. YAPC::Europe UKUUG Conference LPW
  • 8. Internal courses for companies
  • 9. Acxiom AMP Morgan Stanley
  • 10. Public courses
  • 11. Perl Teach-In UKUUG/O'Reilly
  • 12. Perl Teach-In
  • 13. June 2007
  • 14. Free training course
  • 15. Sponsored by BBC Backstage
  • 16. Not originally my idea
  • 17. Simon Cozens
  • 18. Japan
  • 19. Many Perl jobs in London
  • 20. Not enough experienced programmers
  • 21. One-day advanced level Perl course
  • 22. Turn beginner programmers into experienced programmers
  • 23. 50 places
  • 24. All booked in days
  • 25. (Remember it was free)
  • 26. Very positive feedback
  • 27. ThamesValley.pm
  • 28. Who attended?
  • 29. BBC people
  • 30. A few london.pm people
  • 31. Lots of people I didn't know
  • 32. Marketing success
  • 33. A less successful story
  • 34. July 2008 Public Perl courses in London
  • 35. Five days of training
  • 36. Priced less than QA or Learning Tree
  • 37. Marketing failure
  • 38. Charging makes a difference
  • 39. Need good contacts
  • 40. Word of mouth not enough
  • 41. Commercial advertising on Perl Monger mailing lists?
  • 42. Cancelled due to lack of interest
  • 43. Need better marketing
  • 44. UKUUG and O'Reilly
  • 45. February 2009 Two days of courses
  • 46. Central London hotel
  • 47. One day beginners One day advanced
  • 48. Not aimed at the same people
  • 49. Recommend three months experience between courses
  • 50. Marketing needs to make that clearer
  • 51. Twenty places on each day
  • 52. Almost sold out
  • 53. A few london.pm people
  • 54. Lots of people I didn't know
  • 55. University staff
  • 56. Large companies
  • 57. Interesting omission: Internet start-ups
  • 58. UKUUG and O'Reilly were happy
  • 59. Doing it again in November
  • 60. This time three days
  • 61. Beginners Intermediate Advanced
  • 62. mag-sol.com/train/public
  • 63. University of Westminster
  • 64. Evening class in Computer Forensics
  • 65. Computer programmning for data munging
  • 66. Invited to give evening class in basic Perl
  • 67. Four hours 6 – 10pm
  • 68. With practical exercises
  • 69. Some vague conclusions
  • 70. People are still interested in Perl
  • 71. People still want Perl training
  • 72. Marketing is important
  • 73. Marketing is hard
  • 74. Perl Training London 24 - 26 Nov mag-sol.com/train/public
  • 75.  

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