Intro to App Building with Salesforce

Miller Cooper & Co. Ltd./BT Partners - 2 North Riverside Plaza Chicago - View Map Girl Develop It Chicago
Sat, Mar 3, 2018, 10:00 AM (CST)

About this event

Interested in an in-demand career with salaries up to six-figures? The job market for Salesforce professionals is growing, with over 100,000 job openings for the Salesforce skills created last year*. In this class, you'll get a crash course in building simple employee-facing business apps that run on both a web browser and a mobile device - without writing any code!

Whether you’re familiar with Salesforce from your work experience or are just looking for a career in a hot field, join us to learn about app-building on Salesforce.

What this class will cover:

• What is Salesforce and what are the career opportunities for Salesforce Admins and Developers?

• Crash course in app-building concepts including data modeling, user interfaces, business logic, reports, dashboards, and mobile.

• Hands-on and guided learning to build a sample app in just one day.

• An introduction to Trailhead, a fun online learning platform for Salesforce.

• Resources for connecting with the Salesforce community.

The tools for learning to develop with Salesforce are free:

• Salesforce1 Mobile App (AppStore and Google Play)

• Trailhead ( Account, the fun free way to learn Salesforce:

Prerequisites: Students should be fairly familiar with using internet and mobile applications and Googling for answers to all of life’s questions. You do not need any prior Salesforce experience and do not need a Salesforce license.

Tech Requirements: Please bring a laptop, not an iPad/tablet. The visual development tools only run on modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 9 or later).

Cost: $100

No shows: your course fee will be donated to the chapter scholarship fund.

Host: Miller Cooper & Co. Ltd./BT Partners

Additional location information:

• Please be prepared to show a Driver's License or state-issued photo ID to building security.

• Parking: Find parking on nearby streets and parking garages.

• This location is wheelchair accessible.

Refund Policy: Girl Develop It is unable to offer refunds for cancelled registrations or no-shows. We only extend refunds if 1) the class is cancelled by the GDI chapter leaders due to low enrollment, or 2) the class is rescheduled and you cannot make the rescheduled date.

Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available for those with a financial hardship. Apply here ( Do not RSVP for the event. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Friday, February 23rd. Scholarship applicants will be notified shortly after the deadline. Class capacity does not impact scholarship students.

Instructor: Rebe de la Paz

Salesforce MVP ( Rebe de la Paz is a Senior Salesforce Consultant at Rightpoint Consulting (, Co-leader of the Salesforce Chicago Suburban User Group ( and Co-founder of non-profit organization PepUp Tech ( Mom, writer, skilled trainer and Salesforce enthusiast are some of the other hats this lady wears regularly. This cat lady somehow finds time to raise a family, write and present on Saleforce, read manga, work on Salesforce training videos and dream of how to help others. Want to learn more about Rebe? Feel free to read her blog here (, follow her on Twitter @Rabedela ( or even check out her Salesforce Admins podcast interview here (

Questions?: If you have any questions prior to registering, please contact us at

Cancellation Policy: Class is subject to cancellation if there are fewer than 5 registrations 1 week in advance.

Age Limit: Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults 18 and over. At this time, we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops.

Code of Conduct: Girl Develop It welcomes all genders and identities to our classroom. By entering this group, all community members agree to abide by our Code of Conduct (

*Report obtained under license from Burning Glass Technologies. Data from June 2014-June 2015.


Saturday, Mar 3
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (CST)


Miller Cooper & Co. Ltd./BT Partners
2 North Riverside Plaza Chicago