ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge® Releases Three Training Guides for the Autodesk® 2011 Vault® Product Suite
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ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge® Releases Three Training Guides for the Autodesk® 2011 Vault® Product Suite

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 20, 2010 — RAND Worldwide®, a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announced today that its courseware division, ASCENT – Center for Technical Knowledge®, released the following Autodesk Official Training Guides for Autodesk 2011 Vault software:

The Autodesk Vault 2011 Essentials training guide covers the same Vault tools as the ASCENT Vault 2011 Data Management for Inventor Users guide, yet also includes chapters on Vault for AutoCAD, Electrical, and Mechanical. In addition, this training guide includes content on Vault Administration. This training guide is for users that will be using Vault in a multi-software environment that includes Inventor, AutoCAD, Electrical, and Mechanical. It is also suited for users that are responsible for administering the Vault database.

The Autodesk Vault Workgroup 2011 and Vault Collaboration 2011 training guide is intended for the users of these two software products. It expands on the Autodesk Vault 2011 Essentials training guide to cover working with document lifecycles and providing knowledge of advanced data organization. The guide is intended for users and CAD administrators with basic Vault knowledge desiring to expand their skills to accommodate additional engineering workflows and data organization. This training guide teaches how to manage lifecycles, properties, categories, and revisions.

The Autodesk Vault 2011 Professional training guide is intended for users with knowledge of all basic Vault and Vault document management features. The courseware focuses on the features of Autodesk Vault Professional pertaining to BOM and ECO’s. Hands-on exercises are included to reinforce usage of Items, BOMS, ECOs, and automated workflows. Content in this course builds upon Autodesk Vault 2011 Essentials plus Autodesk Vault Workgroup 2011 & Vault Collaboration 2011 to expand the user’s knowledge of the additional functionality in Vault Professional.

“ASCENT is pleased to have been chosen by Autodesk to publish and distribute these Autodesk Vault 2011 titles,” commented Paul Burden, director of product development, ASCENT. “With the addition of these three Vault titles, ASCENT now offers over 20 Autodesk Official Training Guides to the Autodesk user community.”

ASCENT is an Authorized Author, Publisher and Developer of Autodesk curriculum. All of the company’s Autodesk courses are available to educational institutions, individuals, and corporations.

ASCENT will continue to release a range of titles for 2011 in the coming months. To see the company’s complete courseware lineup for Autodesk software solutions, please visit


ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge is the leading developer of high-quality professional training, technical documentation, and knowledge products for engineering applications. (

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