On the heels of the success of MacTech Conference for IT Pros and Developers, “MacTech Magazine” has announced MacTech Boot Camp 2011: a one day event for those that support the home user, and small business market.  

MacTech Boot Camp is a single-track, hotel based seminar that is specifically geared to serve the needs of consultants and techs wanting to serve their base better. It will be held in San Francisco on Wednesday, Jan. 26. MacTech Boot Camp attendees are encouraged to visit Macworld Expo San Francisco in the days following MacTech Boot Camp.

“MacTech Conference 2010 was an enormous success delivering amazing content and a quality conference to IT Pros and developers in the large organization, Enterprise, and ISV markets. We know that many consultants and techs in the market focus on serving the home and small business communities. MacTech Boot Camp is designed just for them,” says Neil Ticktin, editor-in-chief/publisher, “MacTech Magazine.”  “If you’re already serving the home and small business users, or want to be, MacTech Boot Camp expert-taught sessions will help you to learn best practices that will not only make you more productive, but more successful.”

He says that, using MacTech’s proven “running order” approach, the Boot Camp pack in the maximum amount of sessions possible into the time available. Sessions include topics such as: resources for finding answers; backup systems and options; client handling; client documentation, passwords and records; support call techniques; marketing oneself in a community; software updates; remote support and access; troubleshooting hardware; networking basics; Windows on the Mac options; basic scripting; iOS support; viruses and security; the basic command line; and more.

Working with MacTech’s partner v.2 Consulting, MacTech Boot Camp attendees can take part in a moderated study session and discussion group on Mac OS X support essentials, and then take a proctored Apple Certification Exam. The instructor led study group and exam are normally priced at US$299. MacTech Boot Camp attendees can get a $100 discount, and sign up for study group/exam for $199.

MacTech Boot Camp is priced at $495. If you act by Dec. 15th, you can take advantage of the early registration and save $200 on MacTech Boot Camp (making the registration just $295).  

More info can be found at https://www.mactech.com/bootcamp; registration is open at http://macte.ch/boot_reg .