I recently came across a tweet by Microsoft MVP Adam Machanic (b | t) that caught my attention (see below):
EventBrite just sent me an ad for this amazing course! Learn full SQL and Oracle database admin in just 3 hours… https://t.co/eyxbmjqozB
— Adam Machanic (@AdamMachanic) November 23, 2016
3 hours Eh?
At first glance I thought Adam was serious. Then logic settled in. How can anyone master anything in 3 hours? Absolute nonsense. The best way to judge these courses is contacting the trainers/teachers, before making any purchases, and asking them how long it took THEM to “master” the subject. Then, reach out to professionals already in the field via social media, email, etc and ask them what they think of the course. Always do your research before you shell out your hard-earned cash.
A Question for the Scammers
What if this was your wife, daughter, uncle, or other dear family member that paid over 3000.00 for a course like the one mentioned above.. would you be okay with that?