CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2011-06-06
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
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Exclusively from McGraw-Hill and InfoComm International, this exam guide from InfoComm Press covers the CTS Certified Technology Specialist vendor-neutral credential for audio visual professionals.CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guideoffers complete coverage of the InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) designation--the leading internationally recognized audio visual (AV) certification. The CTS credential is based on InfoComm's performance standards for the AV industry and is vendor neutral. This authoritative exam guide covers all official exam objectives and features objective callouts at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, and practice questions with in-depth explanations.CTS Certified Technology Specialist Exam Guide Features more than 300 photos and illustrations reinforce key AV technology concepts Includes a CD-ROM with two complete practice exams and an e-book Serves as both an exam guide and an on-the-job referenceAll-inclusive coverage: The CTS Exam; What is the Certified Technology Specialist Exam?; Preparing for the CTS Exam; Basic Skills Every CTS Needs; Personal Skills; On-the-Job Skills; Creating AV Solutions; Audio Systems; Video Systems; Conduct a Site Survey; Gather Customer Information; Evaluate a Site Environment; Recommend Changes to a Site Environment; Develop a Functional AV Scope; Design an AV Solution; Sell an AV Solution; Conduct a Vendor Selection Process; Market AV Technologies; Install and Test an AV Solution; Install and Manage Cabling; Rack Building; AV System Mounts and Connections; Control and Connectivity; Developing Proprietary AV Solutions; Operate an AV Solution; Conduct Maintenance Activities; Manage AV Solutions and Operations; Manage an AV Project; Manage AV Personnel; Estimate AV Activities; Purchase AV Materials and Supplies; Conduct Job Costing Activities; Troubleshoot AV solutions; Repair AV Solutions

Author Biography

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InfoComm International is the leading nonprofit association serving the professional AV communications industry worldwide. Founded in 1939, the association offers industry expertise and market research serving press and others seeking information about the industry. Through activities that include tradeshows, education, certification, government relations, outreach and information services, InfoComm promotes the industry and enhances members' ability to conduct business successfully and competently.

Table of Contents

Part I: The CTS Exam
Chapter 1: What is the Certified Technology Specialist Exam?
Chapter 2: Preparing for the CTS Exam
Part II: Creating AV Solutions
Chapter 3: Conduct a Site Survey
Chapter 4: Gather Customer Information
Chapter 5: Evaluate a Site Environment
Chapter 6: Recommend Changes to a Site Environment
Chapter 7: Develop a Functional AV Scope
Chapter 8: Design an AV Solution
Chapter 9: Sell an AV Solution
Chapter 10: Conduct a Vendor Selection Process
Chapter 11: Market AV Technologies
Chapter 12: Provide AV Solutions
Part III: Operating and Maintaining AV Solutions
Chapter 13: Operating an AV Solution
Chapter 14: Conducting Maintenance Activities
Chapter 15: Managing AV Business Operations
Part IV: Conducting AV Management Activities
Chapter 16: Managing an AV Project
Chapter 17: Managing AV Personnel
Chapter 18: Creating Estimates for AV Activities
Chapter 19: Purchasing AV Materials and Supplies
Chapter 20: Performing Job Costing Activities
Part V: Servicing AV Solutions
Chapter 21: Troubleshoot AV solutions
Chapter 22: Repair AV Solutions
Color Insert
AP: Appendices
Appendix A: About the CD
Appendix B: Essentials of AV Technology

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