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Salesforce Admin Certification Topics with percentages detailed views. The following graph image clearly illustrates on what percentages topics will occupy the space. For example Security and Access will occupy 15% and Standard and Custom Objects will occupy 18% of the entire portion. Our training will helps you to get the certification. Fill the contact form, we will contact you.

The Salesforce Certified Administrator exam measures a candidate’s knowledge and skills related to the following objectives. A candidate should have hands-on experience as a Salesforce Administrator and have demonstrated the application of each of the features/functions below.

Topic No. 1: ORGANIZATION SETUP

  • Describe the components of the company profile (e.g., fiscal year, business hours, currency management, default settings, company information).

Topic No. 2: USER SETUP

  • Identify the steps to set up and/or maintain a user (e.g., assign licenses, reset passwords, and resolve locked user accounts).
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common user access and visibility issues.

Topic No. 3: GLOBAL USER INTERFACE

  • Distinguish between the various UI features that an administrator controls, including the implications (e.g., UI settings, search settings, list views, home page layouts).

Topic No. 4: SECURITY AND ACCESS

  • Explain the various organization security options (e.g., passwords, IP restrictions, identity confirmation, network settings).
  • Describe the features and capabilities of the Salesforce sharing model (e.g., record ownership, organization-wide defaults, roles and the role hierarchy, manual sharing, sharing rules and public groups).
  • Given a scenario, apply the appropriate security controls (e.g., organizationwide defaults, roles and the role hierarchy, manual sharing, sharing rules and public groups).
  • Describe the various settings and permissions a profile controls (e.g., IP access, login hours, record types, access to tabs, permissions, object permissions, fieldlevel security).
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate use of a custom profile. Weighting 1% Weighting 15% Weighting 9% Weighting 1%

Topic No. 5: STANDARD AND CUSTOM OBJECTS

  • Describe the standard object architecture and relationship model.
  • Explain how to create, delete, and customize fields, page layouts, and list views for custom and standard objects.
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate fields and page layouts for custom and standard objects.
  • Explain how to create, delete, and customize record types for custom and standard objects.
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate record types and business processes for custom and standard objects.
  • Explain the implications of deleting fields.
  • Describe when to use and how to create formula fields.

Topic No. 6: SALES AND MARKETING APPLICATIONS

  • Given a scenario, identify the capabilities and implications of the sales process.
  • Given a scenario, identify when to apply the appropriate sales productivity features (e.g., big deal alerts, update reminders, similar opportunities, competitors, team selling).
  • Describe the capabilities of products and price books.
  • Describe the capabilities of lead management (e.g., lead conversions, lead source, lead field mapping).
  • Given a scenario, identify how to automate lead management (e.g., queues, assignment rules, web-to-lead, and auto-response).
  • Describe the capabilities of campaign management (e.g., hierarchies, influences, campaign members).

Topic No. 8: SERVICE AND SUPPORT APPLICATIONS

  • Describe the capabilities of case management (e.g., case processes, case settings, and case comments).
  • Given a scenario, identify how to automate case management (e.g., case assignment, auto-response, escalation, web-to-case, email-to-case, case teams).
  • Describe the capabilities of solution management (e.g., settings, categories, processes).
  • Describe the basic capabilities of portals.  Describe the capabilities of the Community application (e.g. Ideas, Answers).
  • Describe the capabilities of Salesforce Knowledge. Weighting 18% Weighting 6% Weighting 9%

Topic No. 9: ACTIVITY MANAGEMENT

  • Describe the capabilities of activity management (e.g., manage tasks, events, public calendars, multi-day events, cloud scheduler).

Topic No. 10: CHATTER

Describe the features of Chatter (e.g., feed, groups, following, security).

Topic No. 11: DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Describe the considerations when importing, updating, transferring, and mass deleting data (e.g., CSV files, field matching, matching types, record IDs, external IDs, duplicate records).
  • Given a scenario, identify tools and use cases for managing data (e.g., dataloader, data import wizard).
  • Describe the capabilities and implications of the data validation tools.
  • Describe the different ways to back up data (e.g., weekly data export service, exports, dataloader). CONTENT AND FOLDER MANAGEMENT
  • Describe the capabilities of Salesforce Content (e.g., presentation assembly, content delivery, content packs, workspaces, tags).
  • Describe how folders can be used to organize and secure communication templates, dashboards, reports, and documents.

Topic No. 12: ANALYTICS, REPORTS AND DASHBOARDS

  • Describe the options available when creating or customizing a report (e.g., report type, report format, fields, summarizing data, filtering data, charting, scheduling, and conditional highlighting).
  • Describe the impact of the sharing model on reports.
  • Describe the options available when creating and modifying dashboards (e.g., dashboard components, data sources, chart types, scheduling, and running user).
  • Describe the capabilities of custom report types. Weighting 3 3%% Weighting 1% Weighting 11% Weighting 13% Weighting 2%

Topic No. 13: WORKFLOW AUTOMATION

  • Describe when workflow are evaluated.
  • Describe the capabilities of workflow rules and actions.
  • Given a scenario, identify the appropriate workflow solution.
  • Describe capabilities and use cases for the approval process.

Topic No. 14: DESKTOP AND MOBILE ADMINISTRATION

  • Describe the capabilities of Salesforce Mobile.
  • Describe the installation and synchronization options of Salesforce for Outlook.

Topic No. 15: APPEXCHANGE

  • Identify use cases for AppExchange applications

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