Desktop Training

Desktop Training

Adobe Training Classes

  • Acrobat
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop

Microsoft Training Classes

  • Access
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Project
  • SharePoint
  • Visio
  • Windows 10
  • Word

Adobe Training Classes

Acrobat: Level 1

You will use Adobe Acrobat to create and manage PDF documents.

This course is for individuals with little or no experience using Adobe Acrobat Pro, yet need to create and share PDF files and PDF Portfolios. Students may have experience using office productivity applications, such as a word processor or spreadsheet program, but with little or no experience using a robust database.

Acrobat: Level 2

You will use Adobe Acrobat to convert documents to PDF files, enhance and customize PDF documents for interactive use online, and prepare them for printing. The target student for this course are office professionals who want to employ the advanced productivity and creative features of Acrobat.

Illustrator: Level 1

This course focuses on Illustrator, the component within adobe suite used to create ‘drawn’ graphics, while enabling its users to integrate content from other domains (such as photo-oriented graphics and animation, which belong to Photoshop and Flash).

With Illustrator’s many, easily used tools, you will discover that not only can you unlock the same creative impulses you’ve always had as you’ve picked up a pencil to sketch out an idea, but also capture those multiple ideas and ‘what ifs’ during the creative process in ways that you never imagined.

In addition, for those of you who are just embarking on building your creative skills, you will be surprised at how creative and professional your work will appear, even at the outset of your exploration into the world of graphic design.

Illustrator: Level 2

You have created simple artwork using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Illustrator. You now want to create complex artwork using advanced tools, options, and effects. In addition, you want to ensure that your artwork is ready for commercial printing and save it for the Web.

In this course, you will draw complex illustrations, and enhance them using various painting options. You will also use her techniques using painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.

Indesign: Level 1

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create and deliver professional printed and digital documents. You will: identify the elements of the InDesign interface, create a new document, customize a document by using graphics, colors, and styles, manage page elements, build a table, and prepare a document for delivery.

Indesign: Level 2

In Level 1, we introduced you to the many features that help you create professional looking documents. Now you need to create much lengthier interactive documents, usable across a range of devices. In this course, you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.

Photoshop: Level 1

This course focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered.

Photoshop is a tool designed for a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers; Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. We tackle the illustration and animation techniques in subsequent levels of Photoshop.

Photoshop: Level 2

Photoshop is a leading graphic creation application, popular among graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Photoshop’s numerous features work together to provide a comprehensive tool-set for you, the design professional.

This course delves into some of the more advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers you hands-on activities that demonstrate how to apply these techniques in combination to create exciting visual effects.

Microsoft Training Classes

Access Part One

Topics in this course include Getting Started with Access, Working with Table Data, Querying a Database, Creating Advanced Queries, Generating Reports, and Customizing the Access Environment.

Access Part Two

Topics in this course include Designing a Relational Database, Joining Tables, Organizing a Database for Efficiency, Sharing Data across Applications, and Advanced Reporting.

Excel Part One

Topics in this course include Formatting, Getting Started with Formulas, Working with Multiple Worksheets, and Working with Charts.

Excel Part Two

Topics in this course include Customizing the Excel Environment, Functions, Sorting and Filtering, Working with Tables, and Working with Pivot Tables.

Excel Part Three

Topics in this course include Collaborating with Others, Working with Macros and Objects, Exporting and Importing Data, and Working with Power Pivots.

Excel Introduction to VBA

In this course, you will apply the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming language to simplify many of the tasks that you can perform using various tools and functions in Excel.

Excel Pivot Tables

This course is for those desiring to gain advanced skill sets necessary for calculating data using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts for analyzing data, and customizing workbooks.

Excel Tips and Tricks

Topics in this course include tips and tricks within usage and navigation, data entry and data analysis, formatting, formulas and functions, and Smart Art.

Outlook Part One

Topics in this course include Getting Started with Outlook, Composing Messages, Reading and Responding to Messages, Managing Your Messages, Managing Your Calendar, Managing Your Contacts, Working with Tasks and Notes, and Customizing the Outlook Environment.

Outlook Part Two

Topics in this course include Configuring Advanced Message Options, Advance Message Management, Advanced Calendar Management, Advanced Contact Management, Managing Activities by Using Tasks and Journal Entries, Sharing Workspaces with Others, and Managing Outlook Data Files.

PowerPoint Part One

Topics in this course include Getting Started with PowerPoint, Developing a PowerPoint Presentation, Performing Advanced Text Editing, Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation, Modifying Objects in Your Presentation, Adding Tables to Your Presentation, Adding Charts to Your Presentation, and Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation.

PowerPoint Part Two

Topics in this course include Modifying the PowerPoint Environment, Customizing Design Templates, Adding SmartArt, Working with Media and Animations, Collaborating on a Presentation, Customizing a Slide Show, and Securing and Distributing a Presentation.

Project Part One

Topics in this course include Create Your Project, Manage Tasks, Manage Resources, and Finalize Your Project.

Project Part Two

Topics in this course include Follow Task Progress, Create Reports, Views Tables and Filters, and Advanced Topics.

SharePoint Custom Implementation and Training Available

Comprehensive analysis of existing SharePoint site or SharePoint goals for user groups, user roles, departments and best practices to maximize instructional and development time. One-day, hands on demonstration of how to build a SharePoint site resulting in increased understanding, skills and ability. Follow-up support is available.

SharePoint Site Owner

Microsoft® SharePoint® 2016 is a platform designed to facilitate collaboration and allow people to use familiar applications and web-based tools to create, access, store, and track documents and data in a central location. As such, SharePoint has many distinct configurable features, in addition to many configurable content structures. In this course, you will learn how to create, configure, and manage a SharePoint team site so that your team or organization can share information and collaborate effectively.

SharePoint content structures and configuration options are complex. Site owners must understand what features, options, and content structures are available in SharePoint, and the configuration requirements. With SharePoint sites, features, and content structures properly implemented, users will be able to securely share files, collaborate on documents, and access information they need to work with their colleagues more effectively.

SharePoint Site User

In many professional environments today, people work collaboratively in teams. Information technology and applications facilitate this by allowing people to easily share, access, edit, and save information. Microsoft® SharePoint® 2016 is a platform specifically designed to facilitate collaboration, allowing people to use familiar applications and Web-based tools to create, access, store, and track documents and data in a central location. In this course, you will learn about and use a SharePoint Team Site to access, store, and share information and documents.

SharePoint is a complex platform with many features and capabilities. A strong understanding of those features and capabilities will allow you to work more efficiently and effectively with SharePoint, and with the documents and data stored in SharePoint. Furthermore, effective use of new social networking capabilities will allow you to identify, track, and advance issues and topics most important to you, and collaborate with colleagues more effectively.

Visio Part One

Topics in this course include Getting Started, Creating a Drawing, Working with Shapes, Applying Formatting, and Working with Specialized Diagrams.

Visio Part Two

Basic. Students will learn how to work with layers, create custom themes, stencils and templates, and create business and project management diagrams. They will also learn how to integrate Visio with other Office programs, create software and database diagrams, and present diagrams both in Visio and in a web browser.

Windows 10: Making the Transition

This course is for students who wish to make a switch to Windows 10 in a business or work-related environment. Windows 10 is the version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system that follows Windows 8, which includes enterprise-friendly features and integration of touch and keyboard features.

Word Part One

Microsoft® Word helps you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you will learn how to use Word 2013 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

Word Part Two

In this course, you will work with tables and charts to organize and summarize data. You will use styles and themes to customize the look of your documents and add images and custom graphic elements to your documents to show information. You will add building blocks of information and updatable fields to the document to improve efficiency and control how text flows around graphics, between paragraphs, and between pages, and use section, page, and column breaks in your documents. You will use templates to maintain consistency between documents and use the mail merge feature to customize and personalize content. Finally, you will create and use macros to automate tasks.

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