[posted by Suzanne Selhorn, Technical Writer on the MDS team]
Some new self-paced training is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. To take advantage of this training, you should have a working installation of MDS with sample data already loaded.
This lesson provides an overview of MDS.
02 MDS Environment
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/02 MDS Environment.pdf
This lesson provides an overview of MDS terminology and features of the Master Data Manager web application.
03 Managing Entities
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/03 Managing Entities.pdf
In this lesson, MDS terminology is explored in more depth. You start working with data and learn how to use the Master Data Manager web application to do common tasks.
04 Managing Hierarchies
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/04 Managing Hierarchies.pdf
This lesson provides information about all of the available hierarchy types in MDS. You practice adding, removing, and moving members in hierarchies.
05 Creating Collections
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/05 Creating Collections.pdf
This lesson shows you how to create collections, and how to add and remove items from a collection.
06 Version Management
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/06 Version Management.pdf
This lesson explains version management and shows you how to view and reverse transactions.
07 Modeling Guidelines
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/07 Modeling Guidelines.pdf
This lesson gives you ideas for how to use MDS to model your organization's data. It prepares you for the next lesson, where you will use the knowledge you've gained to start creating your model.
08 Model Building
http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/F/59F1639E-EF57-4915-8848-EF1DC2157EBB/08 Model Building.pdf
In this lesson, you will use the knowledge from Lesson 07 to begin creating a model for your data.