FAQ Questions

In What Formats are Training Courses Delivered?

In What Formats are Training Courses Delivered?

Different client needs--and dif­fer­ent courses--require dif­fer­ent approach­es. That’s we offer class­es in one or more of four dif­fer­ent for­mats: The Hands-On Lab is the most com­mon form of instruc­tion com­put­er instruc­tion. Students fol­low along…

What is "workflow-focused" education?

What is "workflow-focused" education?

The dif­fer­ence between soft­ware edu­ca­tion and workflow-focused train­ing and con­sult­ing is a sim­ple ques­tion: Is the instruc­tion cen­tered on the soft­ware or what you will do with the soft­ware? Pariah Burke Training & Consulting is not…

I just need to learn Application X without much customization. Can you teach that?

I just need to learn Application X without much customization. Can you teach that?

Of course. Each class’s page includes a course out­line. Our instruc­tors can teach every­thing in that out­line, in that order, if desired. How much the class is cus­tomized is entire­ly up to you. Use the…

How do you customize training?

How do you customize training?

During our ini­tial con­ver­sa­tions with you we’ll pose the fol­low­ing ques­tions: Tell us about your work­flow. Tell us about the projects you pro­duce or want to pro­duce. What areas of your work­flow do you…

Why are course outlines listed as "mal­leable and cus­tomiz­able"?

Why are course outlines listed as "mal­leable and cus­tomiz­able"?

A syl­labus or pre-written course forces learn­ers into work­ing toward the instruc­tor’s goals, not the learn­ers’. We don’t offer canned train­ing. Our instruc­tors build a course ful­ly cus­tomized to you, to your spe­cif­ic goals for…

Why is customized training so important?

Why is customized training so important?

No two work­flows are iden­ti­cal. Each has its own unique details, goals, and needs. As such, no pre-written edu­ca­tion­al plan can be tru­ly effec­tive in improv­ing or stream­lin­ing the work­flow. The only way to…

Your competitors say they "write their own books." Do you?

Your competitors say they "write their own books." Do you?

Certain noble com­peti­tors make a big deal out of writ­ing their own train­ing books and mate­ri­als, which is a fun­ny thing to make a big deal out of because just about every train­ing com­pa­ny writes its own…

Do you offer remote training and online learning?

Do you offer remote training and online learning?

Thanks to mature remote meet­ing ser­vices and the high-speed Internet, our instruc­tors and con­sul­tants can train and con­sult with you and your team any­time, any­where. Using full-featured online meet­ing and instruc­tion sys­tems with inte­grat­ed…

Do you offer on-site training and consulting?

Do you offer on-site training and consulting?

Whether it’s a train­ing class for boxed soft­ware or a com­plete work­flow restruc­tur­ing con­sul­ta­tion, we cus­tomize every engage­ment to your unique work­flow, aim­ing at--and hitting--your stat­ed goals. Training on-site at your offices, using actu­al doc­u­ments pro­duced…

Do you offer open enrollment classroom training?

Do you offer open enrollment classroom training?

We do not offer open enroll­ment train­ing or main­tain our own pub­lic train­ing class­room. Our focus is on improv­ing real world cre­ative and pub­lish­ing work­flows. In an open enroll­ment set­ting, every stu­dent brings dif­fer­ent…

Who owns software purchases?

Who owns software purchases?

You do. As a con­ve­nience to our clients we are avail­able to make soft­ware and hard­ware pur­chas­es on your behalf. If you ask that we pur­chase prod­ucts on your behalf, we do exact­ly that, on…

Do you offer Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses?

Do you offer Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses?

Yes, and no. We teach peo­ple with all lev­els of expe­ri­ence, but we rarely use words like “begin­ner,” “inter­me­di­ate,” “101,” or “lev­el 2” to describe either the instruc­tion or the peo­ple learn­ing. We do…