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That’s why we’re providing more training opportunities at Forward 2019! This year, we’re offering our Sign Builder 1 and Sign Builder 2 certification courses as well as our new Creative Builder certification course. These courses are designed to teach you the fundamentals required to build your digital signage infrastructure according to FWI’s creative, professional and technical best practices. You can choose between taking Sign Builder 1 or 2, or you can choose to be one of the first groups to take the new Creative Builder course.

FWI Creative Builder

Register for this course to get an introduction to Content Manager through the perspective of a designer. You’ll learn how to take a design from wireframe through breakdown to create a solution that’s optimized for our software.

Full agenda coming soon.

 
FWI Sign Builder I

Register for this course to take a deeper dive into Content Manager and learn the fundamentals you’ll need to get more out of your digital signage network.

See full agenda below.

 
FWI Sign Builder II

Only available for people who have obtained a Sign Builder 1 certification prior to registration, this course explores the many advanced features in our platform.

See full agenda below.

 

Sign Builder 1 Agenda

Day 1 (Tuesday, Oct. 22)

8:00 - 8:30 - Welcome and Computer setup

8:30 - 8:45 - Walkthrough the finished Sign Build.

8:45 - 9:30 - Basic Content Manager Overview.

9:30 - 10:30 - Creating Templates

10:30 - 10:45 - Break

10:45 - 12:00 - Creating Content in Content Manager Desktop and FWI Cloud

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 - Creating Live Data

2:30 - 2:45 - Break

2:45 - 3:30 - Creating Live Data Continued

3:30 - 4:15 - Updating Templates

4:15 - 5:00 - Wayfinding

Day 2 (Wednesday, oct. 23)

8:00 - 8:30 - Review

8:30 - 9:15 - Wayfinding Continued

9:15 - 9:45 - FWI Store

10:30 - 12:00 - Adding Interactivity and Triggers in Templates, Regions and Live Data

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 - Scheduling

1:45 - 2:30 - Formatting Markup Text

2:30 - 3:00 - Organize Build and QA

3:15 - 3:30 - Break

3:30 - 4:00 - Deploy

4:00 - 4:45 - Content Manager Web and Publishing Signs

4:45 -5:00 - Review

Please Note: Due to the sequential nature of the certification process, Sign Builder 1 must completed prior to attending Sign Builder 2.


Sign Builder 2 Agenda

Day 1 (tuesday, oct. 22)

8:00 - 8:30 - Welcome and Computer setup

8:30 - 9:00 - Walkthrough the finished Sign Build.

9:00 - 10:00 - Creating Interactive Elements (Control Pad, Live Data Elements)

10:00 - 10:15 - Break

10:15 - 12:00 - Adding Turn-By-Turn Directions within Wayfinding

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:15 - Creating Interactivity in a Control Pad

1:15 - 2:15 - Scripting Overview  

2:15 - 3:15 - Adding Scripting, Expressions, Variables and Conditions within the build

3:15 - 3:30 - Break

3:30 - 4:30 - Adding Scripting, Expressions, Variables and Conditions within the build continued

4:30 - 5:00 - Q&A

Day 2 (wednesday, Oct. 23)

8:00 - 8:30 - Review

8:30 - 9:00 - Adding Players and Playlists

9:00 - 9:30 - Join Tables

9:30 - 9:45 - Expressions calling content with in the build

9:45 - 10:15 - Text Format Variables, Span Regions and Transitions

10:15 - 10:30 - Break

10:30 - 10:45 - Update the Network Overview

10:45 - 12:00 - Adding Machine Variables, Conditions, Resource files and Content Variables in multi-player network.

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 - Zooming, Pop-ups, Turn-By-Turn directions in Wayfinding

1:30 - 2:30 - Emergency Messaging and FWI Cloud Device Set-up

2:30 - 3:30 - Admin Center and CMD Security

3:30 - 3:45 - Break

3:45 - 4:00 - Reporting

4:00 - 4:15 - QA sign

4:15 -5:00 - Question and Answer and Review