Training Courses for Microsoft Publisher from Activia

Microsoft Publisher Introduction (2010 to 2016)

A 1-Day Training Course

Course Content

Course Aims

This intensive, hands-on one-day training course has been designed to give a solid understanding of Publisher's large collection of templates and required basic skills, to set delegates on the path towards creating professional publications with ease.

Who Should Attend

The course is intended for people with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word who need to learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2010, 2013 or 2016 to create, layout, and edit publications. Note: Delegates should be familiar with using a PC in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Get familiar with the Microsoft Publisher environment and start working on a publication
  • Modify the layout and structure of a publication
  • Format text in a publication
  • Edit the contents in a publication
  • Format graphics in a publication
  • Prepare a publication for distribution

  • Course Outline
    This course is a 1-day training course structured into 6 modules.
    Module 1
    Getting Started with Publisher
    Learning outcomes
    Looking at the Publisher Interface, its layout, commands and creating a basic Publication.
    Topics covered
  • Starting Publisher
  • Identify Publisher Components
  • Open, Create and Save a Publication
  • Getting Help in Publisher
  • Module 2
    Publication Layout & Structure
    Learning outcomes
    How to import text and organise the layout of text boxes and placeholders within a publication and other related features.
    Topics covered
  • Page Set-up Options
  • Using Layout Guides
  • Adding Extra Pages
  • Creating Master Pages
  • Module 3
    Adding and Formatting Text
    Learning outcomes
    Formatting text and paragraphs as well as applying Microsoft's suppled styled and themes to enhance the overall look of your publication.
    Topics covered
  • Inserting Text Boxes
  • Importing and Linking Text in a Publication
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Module 4
    Editing Publication Text
    Learning outcomes
    Introducing tools and features to edit/review your text as well as using tables for a more organised layout.
    Topics covered
  • Cut Copy and Paste text
  • Working with Tables
  • Inserting Symbols and Special Characters
  • Reviewing Publications
  • Module 5
    Working with Graphic Objects
    Learning outcomes
    Adding pictures and images to your Publication and using various tools to format and fine tune their appearance.
    Topics covered
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Customising Pictures
  • Adding Shapes to Publications
  • Using Building Blocks
  • Module 6
    Finishing a Publication
    Learning outcomes
    Using Publisher's tools to check on your design, preview, print and sent by email.
    Topics covered
  • Check the Design of a Publication
  • Save a Publication for Distribution
  • Preview and Print a Publication
  • Email a Publication

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