Instructor-led in the classroom or live via Skype

We offer a regular schedule of instructor-led courses at well-equipped training venues in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands.

Many students prefer to join us in the classroom. But more and more students are choosing to attend live classes via Skype, saving time and money on travel – and customer feedback is excellent.

Courses usually take place in Pacific time, Eastern time, or UK or European time.

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Join the class from wherever you are on the planet

At first, I was hesitant about doing the course remotely, but I would have no concerns now. I was in Pacific time zone, other students were in EST zone, the instructor was in the UK, and everything worked great!

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Online self-paced MIM courses

Take our MIM Foundation and MIM Advanced courses self-paced online. Our students give them rave reviews!

Just as with the MIM Foundation course,  this MIM Advanced course was great – I had a really fun time taking this course! Even though the course content was more demanding, it still worked great to study online at my own pace. The course materials were really good. Good structure and great quality content!

Learn anytime, anywhere…with the support of an experienced tutor

Our online training courses allow you to learn in you own time, at your own pace and with the support of an experienced tutor.

If you have questions or need advice, you can email your tutor for help. We pride ourselves on our speed of response and, depending on the issue, we will either reply by email or arrange a Skype session.

You’ll get 28 days to complete each online course – and this is plenty if you devote just a couple of hours a day to study, or set aside time at the weekends.

Course modules are split into lessons as MP4 presentations, and often include a lab demo for you to see before you try it yourself. Choose which lesson or demo you want to view – pause, rewind and fast forward as often as you like!


What’s included?

  • Four weeks’ access to online lectures, quizzes and demos
  • Four weeks’ access to a virtual machine environment
  • Perpetual access to the soft copy of the course manual
  • Dedicated support from an experienced tutor
  • Course certificate

In this six minute video our CEO, Hugh Simpson-Wells, explains how online training works, and shows an example of a videoed lesson, and videoed lab demonstration.

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Private courses

All our MIM/FIM, PAM and Azure courses are available as private training courses. So, if a number of people in your organization need training, this could be the best option.

We can send our instructor to your premises – or wherever you choose.

There are many benefits to training privately:

  • significant savings on travel and overnight expenses for your staff
  • arrange the course on a date convenient to you and your team
  • flexible course content – we can’t completely re-write courses but we can tailor the content to focus on the elements most important to you
  • training with your colleagues means you can have discussions specific and relevant to you
  • huge cost savings – train more than five people and you immediately save on the costs of classroom training
  • keep your valuable IT professionals on-site – we’d rather they stay focused on the training, but we know emergencies happen


If you’re considering MIM, don’t proceed without Oxford Computer Group’s world-class training. This is what makes or breaks IAM Departments. Without it, our complex identity management project could not have succeeded. A US mid-west university’s IT team

Our private courses run in the same way as our public courses. Students get comprehensive printed course notes to guide them. Many of our alumni call this ‘their bible’ and refer back to it repeatedly.

The instructor takes the students through the modules and labs, and is on hand to offer one-to-one help.

When students have completed the course, they get a certificate of attendance as well as a time-limited login to access the OCG Training Portal, giving them access to course manuals, tutorials, course modules and self-assessment quizzes, so they can immediately begin to build on and put into practice what they learned on the course.


To host a private training course, our technicians set up the training VMs in the cloud. This means that delegates simply arrive with their own laptops and they can access the VMs through your broadband connection. This reduces the  set-up to a minimum.

All instructor expenses, such as travel and hotels are charged at cost.

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Keep on learning

If you attend a class in person or via Skype, you get free access to all online demos, quizzes and lectures for one month from the first day of your course. This will help you to consolidate what you learn, and if you found a particular section tricky, you can go over it again.

Need even more? You can extend your VM time to continue accessing the environment, enabling you to re-do labs and explore the product more deeply.

mode of study graphicWhich type of training is right for me?

Everyone’s unique. We learn in different ways, and have different requirements. That’s why OCG Learning offers a choice of training options.

what you can expect from each Mode of Study

Discover what you'll learn on a MIM courseWhat will I learn on my MIM course?

If you have ILM, FIM or MIM experience this pdf will help you decide which course is right for you. And in this video, our trainer explains the differences between the courses.

MIM course content at a glance