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Get Publisher 2013 Advanced, Publisher 2013 Essentials, Word 2010 Essentials, Word 2010 Advanced, Word 2010 Expert, PowerPoint 2010 Essentials, PowerPoint 2010 Advanced, PowerPoint 2010 Expert, Business Writing and Organizational Skills in this Bundle

1. Publisher 2013 Advanced: Learn Advanced Skills in Publisher 2013

You will learn how to use the in-depth features of Publisher 2013. This course is designed to get into the more advanced features of Publisher 2013. You will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Publisher 2013.

Publisher is a task-based desktop publishing tool and a flexible and powerful authoring software. It goes well beyond what you can produce with a word processing software like Word. This course will help you learn more advanced skills for working with publications, including print, e-mail and web-based.

Publisher 2013 gives you the ability to create any type of publication. With Publisher 2013 you are provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than previous versions. A new set of templates along with improved graphic editing tools are included with Publisher 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your publications through Skydrive!

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Work with advanced content options, like imported text and embedded objects
  • Use advanced text options and typography
  • Use advanced picture tasks, such as inserting pictures into a shape
  • Edit and format shapes
  • Use layering, grouping, and other graphics tools
  • Use templates and guides
  • Work with master pages
  • Merge data sources to create email or mail merges and labels
  • Create a catalog
  • Work with publication information and options

2. Publisher 2013 Essentials: Learn the Basic Features of Publisher 2013

Publisher is a desktop publishing tool and a flexible and powerful authoring software. It goes well beyond what you can produce with word processing software like Word. This course will help you learn to produce high-quality publications for both personal and business use.

You will learn how to use the basic features of Publisher 2013. This course is designed to get into the more standard features of Publisher 2013. You will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Publisher 2013. 

Publisher 2013 gives you the ability to create any type of publication. With Publisher 2013 you are provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than previous versions. A new set of templates along with improved graphic editing tools are included with Publisher 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your publications through Skydrive!

By the end of this Publisher 2013 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Create new publications from a template or a blank file
  • Understand the Publisher interface
  • Create a publication with pictures, text, hyperlinks, page parts, business information, and multiple pages
  • Work with pictures
  • Work with text editing and formatting
  • Work with objects
  • Work with pages
  • Finalize files for publication

3. Word 2010 Essentials: Learn the Basic Features Word 2010

You will learn how to use the basic features of Word 2010. This course is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Word 2010 in a practical way.

Word is a powerful word processing application. However, it does much more than create simple documents. It includes several desktop publishing features to make your documents look great.

By the end of this Word 2010 Essentials Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Open and close Word
  • Understand the Word 2010 interface
  • Use the backstage view to create a new blank document or a document from a template
  • Use the backstage view to open files and use the recent list
  • Save documents
  • Type, select, and edit text
  • Use page breaks to start a new page
  • Use cut, copy, and paste, as well as the Office Clipboard Task pane
  • Set default paste options
  • Undo and redo tasks
  • Find and replace text
  • Use the Selection pane to select pictures or objects
  • Format fonts and paragraphs with a variety of features
  • Use bullets and numbering
  • Use borders and shading
  • Understand, create and use styles
  • Use themes
  • Add headers and footers
  • Format text as columns
  • Change page orientation
  • Add a page border or color
  • Use the page setup dialog
  • Check spelling
  • Preview, print, or email a document

4. Word 2010 Advanced: Learn Advanced Skills in Word 2010

You will learn how to use the advanced features of Word 2010. This course is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Word 2010 in a practical way.

In this course, we’ll cover some of the more advanced tasks in Word 2010, like working with pictures and other objects, using generated tables of contents and indexes, and other research and review tasks.

By the end of this Word 2010 Advanced Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Use Zoom
  • Understand Word Views
  • Split a Document
  • Use the Navigation Pane
  • Insert ClipArt, Pictures from Files, and Screen Shots
  • Move or Delete a Picture
  • Use the Picture Tools Tab
  • Remove a Picture’s Background
  • Adding Artistic Effects
  • Changing a Picture’s Layout
  • Use SmartArt
  • Work with Tables
  • Use the Table Tools Tab
  • Apply a Style to a Table
  • Add a Cover Page
  • Add Word Art
  • Draw Shapes
  • Add a Text Box
  • Add a Table of Contents
  • Manage Sources
  • Add Footnotes, Endnotes, and Citations
  • Insert a Bibliography
  • Create an Index
  • View Synonyms
  • Use the Research Task Pane
  • Use Translation ScreenTips
  • Set Your Language
  • Use Comments
  • Track and Review Changes
  • Compare Documents
  • Minimize the Ribbon
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Access Word Options

5. Word 2010 Expert: Become an Expert with Word  2010

This course will help you unlock even more advanced tools and features to have you editing and developing documents like an expert.

In this Word 2010 Expert workshop, you will cover some of the more advanced tasks like Mail Merge, Tracking Documents, Working with Templates, Reusable and Linked Content, and other research and review tasks.

By the end of this Word 2010 Expert Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Understand document Information
  • Protect a document
  • Check for issues
  • Manage versions
  • Customize Word Options
  • Create and use customized building blocks and Autotext
  • Understand how to use, modify, create and manage templates
  • Apply a template to an existing document
  • Use sections
  • Customize page numbers in sections
  • Use multiple page formats in a document
  • Use different headers and footers in a document
  • Use text box links
  • Merge different versions of a document
  • Track comments in a combined document
  • Review comments in a combined document
  • Understand the different types of cross references
  • Insert a bookmark or cross reference
  • Update a cross reference
  • Format cross references using fields
  • Create a mail merge
  • Send personalized email messages to multiple recipients
  • Use other data sources for mail merge
  • Create labels
  • Create envelope and label forms
  • Create a master document
  • Insert or create a subdocument
  • Expand and collapse subdocuments
  • Unlink a subdocument
  • Merge and split subdocuments
  • Lock a master document
  • Record or run a macro
  • Apply macro security
  • Assign a macro to a command button or keyboard shortcut
  • Create a form
  • Use form controls
  • Lock and unlock a form
  • Add and remove fields

6. PowerPoint 2010 Essentials: Learn the Basic Features of PowerPoint 2010

You will learn how to use the basic features of PowerPoint 2010. This course is designed to teach you a basic understanding of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. 

PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

By the end of this PowerPoint 2010 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the PowerPoint 2010 interface
  • Use the backstage view to create a new blank presentation or a presentation from a template
  • Use the backstage view to open files and use the recent list
  • Save presentations
  • Add text to a slide and use content placeholders
  • Add slides
  • Use cut, copy, and paste, as well as the Office Clipboard Task pane
  • Undo and redo tasks
  • Find and replace text
  • Format fonts and paragraphs with a variety of features
  • Use bullets and numbering
  • Use themes
  • Change the slide design, layout, or background design
  • Add headers and footers
  • Create standard or custom animations
  • Use slide transitions and other advance options
  • Prepare a slide show, including narration and timing
  • Start a presentation
  • Navigate through a presentation
  • Change a presentation pointer
  • Switch to a blank screen in a presentation

7. PowerPoint 2010 Advanced: Learn Advanced Skills in PowerPoint 2010

You will learn how to use the advanced features of PowerPoint 2010. This course is designed to teach you a advanced features of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. 

PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

By the end of this PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Insert a picture
  • Insert screen shots
  • Insert clip art
  • Insert SmartArt
  • Insert a text box and add text
  • Insert a Table and add text
  • Resize, move, and delete a picture, text box, or SmartArt
  • Remove a picture’s background
  • Use the Picture Tools tab
  • Use the Text Box Tools tab
  • Use the SmartArt Tools tab
  • Use the Table Tools tab
  • Format a text box
  • Modify table rows and columns
  • Format a table
  • Add a movie
  • Add a sound clip
  • Create WordArt
  • Draw shapes
  • Use the Drawing Tools tab
  • Use the Grid and Gridlines
  • Rotate and flip objects
  • Align and distribute objects
  • Order objects
  • Group objects
  • Check spelling
  • Use the Research Task pane
  • Use Translation ScreenTips
  • Set the Language
  • Add Notes to Slides
  • Create a Notes Master
  • Create a Handout Master
  • Print Notes and Handouts
  • Switch to the Slide Master View
  • Use the Slide Master tab
  • Create a Slide Master
  • Apply a Slide Master
  • Edit a Slide Master
  • Insert slides from other presentations
  • Create a custom show
  • Record a presentation as a video
  • Package your presentation for CD
  • Understand the PowerPoint Viewer

8. PowerPoint 2010 Expert: Become an Expert in PowerPoint 2010

You will learn how to use the advanced features of PowerPoint 2010. This course is designed to go beyond a basic understanding and to explore the more advanced features of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. 

PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

By the end of this PowerPoint 2010 Expert Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and adjust PowerPoint views
  • Work with multiple presentation windows
  • Add commands to the Ribbon or the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Configure PowerPoint Options
  • Use custom slide sizes
  • Change the slide orientation
  • Insert an outline
  • Reuse slides from the slide library
  • Reorganize slides
  • Work with sections
  • Switch to a different slide layout
  • Use footers
  • Work with slide fills
  • Modify the theme
  • Work with text box fills
  • Work with shapes and effects
  • Set text box alignment, internal margins and wrapping
  • Create a default text box
  • Use text box autofit
  • Insert or edit a photo album
  • Crop a picture
  • Change or reset a picture
  • Compress pictures
  • Use the selection pane
  • Position shapes
  • Apply shape styles or outlines
  • Add hyperlinks to graphical elements
  • Change the audio clip picture
  • Use the Audio and video formatting and playback tools
  • Work with effects
  • Work with transitions
  • Work with animation paths
  • Manipulate animations
  • Work with comments
  • Show or hide markup
  • Navigate comments
  • Compare and combine presentations
  • Save a presentation as another format
  • Save a slide or object as a picture file
  • Mark a presentation as final
  • Use passwords
  • Use annotations
  • Set up presenter view
  • Show media controls
  • Rehearse timings

9. Business Writing: Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

10. Organizational Skills: Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive

Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas.

Organization skills can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his or her memory and retention skills. These skills are not acquired overnight – it will take a lot of hard work and practice. But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organized with our Organizational Skills Online Short Course.

By the end of this Organizational Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organize personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future 

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The Ultimate Publisher 2013 Advanced Bundle, 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Publisher 2013 Advanced Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Advanced Content Options

  • Lesson One: Important Text from a File
  • Lesson Two: Embedding an Object
  • Lesson Three: Creating WordArt
  • Lesson Four: Working with the WordArt Tools Format Tab

Module Three: Working with Text

  • Lesson One: Wrapping Text Around a Picture
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text to a Shape
  • Lesson Three: Working with Typography
  • Lesson Four: Working with Building Blocks

Module Four: Working with Pictures

  • Lesson One: Cropping Pictures
  • Lesson Two: Inserting Pictures into a Shape
  • Lesson Three: Making a Picture Transparent
  • Lesson Four: Adjusting a Picture
  • Lesson Five: Using the Format Picture Dialog Box

Module Five: Working with Shapes

  • Lesson One: Changing a Shape
  • Lesson Two: Editing a Curve
  • Lesson Three: Adding Shape Effects
  • Lesson Four: Working with Shape Measurements
  • Lesson Five: Using the Format Shape Dialog Box

Module Six: Working with Graphics and Objects

  • Lesson One: Layering Objects
  • Lesson Two: Grouping Objects
  • Lesson Three: Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Lesson Four: Snapping Objects to Other Objects on the Page
  • Lesson Five: Using the Graphics Manager Task Pane

Module Seven: Working with Page Layout

  • Lesson One: Changing the Template
  • Lesson Two: Using Built-in Guides
  • Lesson Three: Using the Ruler Guides Dialog Box
  • Lesson Four: Using Baseline Guides

Module Eight: Using Master Pages

  • Lesson One: About Master Pages
  • Lesson Two: Editing a Master Page
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Master Page
  • Lesson Four: Applying a Master Page
  • Lesson Five: Send to Master Pages

Module Nine: Working with Merges

  • Lesson One: Creating a Data Source for a Merge
  • Lesson Two: Using the Email or Mail Merge Wizard
  • Lesson Three: Working with Recipients
  • Lesson Four: Creating Labels with Postal Code Bars
  • Lesson Five: Tracking Effectiveness

Module Ten: Creating a Catalog

  • Lesson One: Inserting Catalog Pages
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Product List
  • Lesson Three: Choosing a Catalog Layout

Module Eleven: Working with Publication Information

  • Lesson One: Using the Design Checker
  • Lesson Two: Managing Embedded Fonts
  • Lesson Three: Setting Publisher Options
  • Lesson Four: Customizing the Ribbon or the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Lesson Five: Reducing Publication File Size by Compressing Pictures

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Publisher 2013 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Opening Publisher

  • Lesson One: Opening Publisher
  • Lesson Two: Opening Recent and Other Files
  • Lesson Three: Creating a New Publication Using a Template
  • Lesson Four: Creating a New Blank Publication

Module Three: Working with the Interface

  • Lesson One: Understanding the Interface
  • Lesson Two:  About Your Account and Feedback
  • Lesson Three: Editing Your Business Information
  • Lesson Four: Saving Files
  • Lesson Five: Using the Pages Pane

Module Four: Your First Publication

  • Lesson One: Adding Pictures
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text
  • Lesson Three: Adding Hyperlinks
  • Lesson Four: Adding Page Parts
  • Lesson Five: Adding Business Information
  • Lesson Six: Adding a New Page

Module Five: Working with Pictures

  • Lesson One: Adding More Than One Picture at a Time
  • Lesson Two: Inserting a Picture Placeholder
  • Lesson Three: Swapping Pictures
  • Lesson Four: An Introduction to the Picture Tools Tab
  • Lesson Five: Adding a Picture Caption
  • Lesson Six: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture

Module Six: Basic Editing Tasks

  • Lesson One: Selecting, Editing, and Deleting Text
  • Lesson Two: Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Lesson Three: Using the Office Clipboard
  • Lesson Four: Using Undo and Redo
  • Lesson Five: Finding and Replacing Text

Module Seven: Formatting Fonts

  • Lesson One: Changing Font Face and Size
  • Lesson Two: Changing Font Color
  • Lesson Three: Adding Font Enhacements
  • Lesson Four: Using the Font Dialog
  • Lesson Five: Clearing Formatting

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs

  • Lesson One: Changing Spacing
  • Lesson Two: Setting the Alignment
  • Lesson Three: Indenting Text
  • Lesson Four: Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Lesson Five: Using the Paragraph Dialog
  • Lesson Six: Applying Styles

Module Nine: Working with Objects

  • Lesson One: Drawing Shapes
  • Lesson Two: An Introduction to the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Lesson Three: Using Shape Fill and Outline
  • Lesson Four: Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Lesson Five: Inserting Tables
  • Lesson Six: Linking Text Boxes

Module Ten: Working with Pages

  • Lesson One: using Color and Font Schemes
  • Lesson Two: Choosing a Background
  • Lesson Three: Changing the Page Setup
  • Lesson Four: Working with the Header & Footer Options
  • Lesson Five: Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Pages

Module Eleven: Publishing Your Work

  • Lesson One: Checking Your Spelling
  • Lesson Two: Printing or Previewing Your Publication
  • Lesson Three: Sharing Your Publication
  • Lesson Four: Saving for Photo Printing or a Commercial Printer

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Word 2010 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started  

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: Opening and Closing Word  

  • Opening Word  
  • Understanding the Interface  
  • Using Backstage View   
  • Creating a Blank Document 
  • Closing Word  

Module Three: Working with Documents 

  • Saving Files 
  • Opening Files 
  • Closing Files 
  • Creating a Document from a Template  
  • Using the Recent List 

Module Four: Your First Document 

  • Typing Text 
  • Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard  
  • Dragging and Dropping Text 
  • Starting a New Page  

Module Five: Basic Editing Tasks

  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste  
  • Using the Office Clipboard  
  • Using Undo and Redo  
  • Finding and Replacing Text 
  • Setting Paste Options 
  • Using the Selection Pane  

Module Six: Basic Formatting Tasks 

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting 
  • Changing Font Face and Size  
  • Changing the Font Color 
  • Adding Font Enhancements 
  • Adding a Visual Effect 
  • Clearing Formatting 

Module Seven: Advanced Formatting Tasks 

  • Highlighting Text 
  • Changing Case  
  • Using the Format Painter 
  • Using the Font Dialog 
  • Setting Open Text Options 

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs 

  • Changing Spacing 
  • Setting the Alignment 
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering 
  • Adding Borders and Shading 

Module Nine: Working with Styles 

  • About Styles 
  • Applying a Style  
  • Changing the Style Set 
  • Changing the Theme  
  • Changing Theme Elements 

Module Ten: Formatting the Page  

  • Adding Headers and Footers 
  • Formatting Text as Columns 
  • Changing Page Orientation  
  • Changing the Page Color 
  • Adding a Page Border 
  • Using the Page Setup Dialog 

Module Eleven: Adding the Finishing Touches 

  • Checking Your Spelling 
  • Previewing Your Document 
  • Printing Your Document
  • E-Mailing Your Document 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up  

Course 4 - Certificate In Word 2010 Advanced Online Course

Module One: Getting Started 

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Working with the Word Window  

  • Using Zoom  
  • An Overview of Word’s Views
  • Arranging Windows
  • Splitting a Document
  • Using the Navigation Pane 

Module Three: Adding Pictures 

  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Inserting a Picture from a File 
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • Moving or Deleting a Picture 

Module Four: Formatting Pictures 

  • Using the Picture Tools Tab 
  • Removing a Picture’s Background 
  • Adding Artistic Effects
  • Changing Picture Layout

Module Five: Adding SmartArt

  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Using the SmartArt Tools Tabs
  • Moving and Deleting SmartArt

Module Six: Adding Tables 

  • Inserting a Table 
  • Adding Text to a Table 
  • About the Table Tools Tab 
  • Altering Rows and Columns
  • Applying a Style 
  • About Quick Tables

Module Seven: Inserting Special Objects 

  • Adding a Cover Page 
  • Adding WordArt
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Adding a Text Box 

Module Eight: Adding In Document References 

  • Adding a Table of Contents
  • Adding Footnotes, Endnotes, and Citations
  • Managing Sources
  • Inserting a Bibliography 
  • Creating an Index 

Module Nine: Advanced Research Tasks 

  • Viewing Synonyms
  • Using the Research Task Pane 
  • Using Translation ScreenTips
  • Setting the Language 

Module Ten: Reviewing a Document

  • Adding a Comment
  • Reviewing Comments
  • Tracking Changes
  • Reviewing Changes
  • Comparing Documents

Module Eleven: Customizing Word 

  • Minimizing the Ribbon 
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Accessing Word’s Options
  • Changing Word’s Color Scheme

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

Course 5 - Certificate In Word 2010 Expert Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Working with Document Information and Word Customization

  • Understanding Document Information
  • Password Protecting a Document
  • Checking for Issues
  • Managing Versions
  • Customizing Word Options

Module Three: Working with Reusable Content

  • Saving Selection as Autotext
  • Inserting a Quick Part
  • Creating Customized Building Blocks
  • Editing a Building Block

Module Four: Working with Templates

  • About Templates
  • Modifying an Existing Template
  • Creating a New Template
  • Applying a Template to an Existing Document
  • Managing Templates

Module Five: Working with Sections and Linked Content

  • Using Sections
  • Customizing Page Numbers in Sections
  • Using Multiple Page Formats in a Document
  • Using Different Headers and Footers in a Document
  • Linking and Breaking Links for Text Boxes

Module Six: Managing Versions and Tracking Documents

  • Merging Different Versions of a Document
  • Tracking Comments in a Combined Document
  • Reviewing Comments in a Combined Document

Module Seven: Using Cross References

  • Types of Cross References

Inserting a Bookmark

  • Inserting a Cross Reference
  • Updating a Cross Reference
  • Formatting Cross References Using Fields

Module Eight: Working with Mail Merges

  • Creating a Mail Merge
  • Sending Personalized Email Messages to Multiple Recipients
  • About Other Data Sources for Mail Merge
  • Creating Labels
  • About Envelope and Label Forms

Module Nine: Working with Master Documents

  • Creating a Master Document
  • Creating Subdocuments
  • Inserting a Subdocument
  • Expanding and Collapsing Subdocuments
  • Unlinking a Subdocument
  • Merging and Splitting Subdocuments
  • Locking a Master Document

Module Ten: Working with Macros

  • Recording a Macro
  • Running a Macro
  • Applying Macro Security
  • Assigning a Macro to a Command Button or Shortcut Key

Module Eleven: Working with Forms

  • Creating a Form
  • Using Form Controls
  • Locking and Unlocking a Form
  • Adding and Removing Fields
  • Linking a Form to a Database

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course objectives

Module Two: Opening and Closing PowerPoint

  • Lesson One: Opening PowerPoint
  • Lesson Two: Understanding the Interface
  • Lesson Three: Using Backstage View
  • Lesson Four: Creating a Blank Presentation
  • Lesson Five: Closing PowerPoint

Module Three: Working with Presentations

  • Lesson One: Saving Files
  • Lesson Two: Opening Files
  • Lesson Three: Closing Files
  • Lesson Four: Creating a Presentation from a Template
  • Lesson Five: Using the Recent List

Module Four: Your First Presentation

  • Lesson One: Adding Text to a Slide
  • Lesson Two: Adding Slides
  • Lesson Three: Using a Content Placeholder
  • Lesson Four: Using the Slides Tab

Module Five: Working with Text

  • Lesson One: Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Lesson Two: Using the Office Clipboard
  • Lesson Three: Using Undo and Redo
  • Lesson Four: Finding and Replacing Text

Module Six: Formatting Text

  • Lesson One: Changing Font Face and Size
  • Lesson Two: Changing the Font Color
  • Lesson Three: Changing Character Spacing
  • Lesson Four: Adding Font Enhancements
  • Lesson Five: Clearing Formatting
  • Lesson Six: Using the Font Dialog

Module Seven: Formatting Paragraphs

  • Lesson One: Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Lesson Two: Changing Alignment
  • Lesson Three: Adjusting the Indent
  • Lesson Four: Using Indents and Tabs
  • Lesson Five: Changing Line Spacing

Module Eight: Advanced Formatting Tasks

  • Lesson One: Using the Format Painter
  • Lesson Two: Changing Slide Layout
  • Lesson Three: Changing Slide Design
  • Lesson Four: Changing the Theme
  • Lesson Five: Changing the Background Design

Module Nine: Customizing Slide Elements 

  • Lesson One: Adding a Header or Footer
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Standard Animation
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Custom Animation
  • Lesson Four: Using the Animation Painter
  • Lesson Six: Adding a Slide Transition
  • Lesson Seven: Setting Slide Advance Options

Module Ten: Setting Up Your Slide Show

  • Lesson One: Working with Sections
  • Lesson Two: Using the Set Up Show Diaglog
  • Lesson Three: Recording a Narration
  • Lesson Four: Timing Your Show
  • Lesson Five: Hiding Slides

Module Eleven: Showtime!

  • Lesson One: Our Top Five PowerPoint Tips
  • Lesson Two: Starting a Show
  • Lesson Three: Navigating Through the Show
  • Lesson Four: Changing Your Pointer
  • Lesson Six: Switching to a Blank Screen

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Adding Pictures

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Picture from a File
  • Lesson Two: Adding Screenshots
  • Lesson Three: Inserting Clip Art
  • Lesson Four: Using the Picture Tools Tab
  • Lesson Five: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture
  • Lesson Six: Removing a Picture's Background

Module Three: Working with Text Boxes

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Text Box
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text
  • Lesson Three: Using the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Lesson Four: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Text Box
  • Lesson Five: Formatting a Text Box

Module Four: Adding SmartArt

  • Lesson One: Inserting SmartArt
  • Lesson Two: Using the SmartArt Tools Tab
  • Lesson Three: Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Lesson Four: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting SmartArt

Module Five: Adding Tables

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Table
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text to a Table
  • Lesson Three: Using the Table Tools Tab
  • Lesson Four: Modifying Rows and Columns
  • Lesson Five: Formatting a Table

Module Six: Inserting Advanced Objects

  • Lesson One: Adding a Movie
  • Lesson Two: Adding a Sound Clip
  • Lesson Three: Creating Word Art
  • Lesson Four: Drawing Shapes
  • Lesson Five: About the Drawing Tools Tab

Module Seven:  Advanced Drawing Tasks

  • Lesson One: Using the Grid and Guides
  • Lesson Two: Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Lesson Three: Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Lesson Four: Ordering Objects
  • Lesson Five: Grouping Objects

Module Eight: PowerPoint's Research Tools

  • Lesson One: Checking Spelling
  • Lesson Two: Using the Research Task Pane
  • Lesson Three: Using Translation Screen Tips
  • Lesson Four: Setting the Language

Module Nine:  Creating Notes and Handouts

  • Lesson One: Adding Notes to Slides
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Notes Master
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Handout Master
  • Lesson Four: Printing Notes and Handouts

Module Ten: Using Slide Masters

  • Lesson One: Switching to Slide Master View
  • Lesson Two: Using the Slide Master Tab
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Slide Master
  • Lesson Four: Applying a Slide Master
  • Lesson Five: Editing a Slide Master

Module Eleven: Advanced Presentation Skills

  • Lesson One: Inserting Slides from Other Presentations
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Custom Show
  • Lesson Three: Recording Your Show as a Video
  • Lesson Four: Packaging Your Presentation for CD
  • Lesson Five: About the PowerpPoint Viewer

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Expert Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course objectives

Module Two: Working with the PowerPoint Environment

  • Lesson One: About PowerPoint Views
  • Lesson Two: Adjusting the View
  • Lesson Three: Configuring the PowerPoint Options
  • Lesson Four: Adding a Command to the Ribbon
  • Lesson Five: Adding a Command to the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Lesson Six: Working with Multiple Presentation Windows

Module Three: Working with Presentations

  • Lesson One: Using Custom Slide Sizes
  • Lesson Two: Changing the Orientation
  • Lesson Three: Inserting an Outline
  • Lesson Four: Reusing Slides from the Slide Library
  • Lesson Five: Reorganizing Slides

Module Four:  Formatting Presentations

  • Lesson One: Working with Sections
  • Lesson Two: Switching to a Different Slide Layout
  • Lesson Three: Using Footers
  • Lesson Four: Working with Slide Fills
  • Lesson Five: Modifying the Theme

Module Five: Formatting Text Boxes

  • Lesson One: Working with Text Box Fills
  • Lesson Two: Working with Shapes and Effects
  • Lesson Three: Setting Text Box Alignment, Internal Margins, and Wrapping
  • Lesson Four: Using Autofit
  • Lesson Five: Creating a Default Text box

Module Six: Creating a Photo Album

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Photo Album
  • Lesson Two: Editing Photo Albums
  • Lesson Three: Cropping a Picture
  • Lesson Four: Changing and Resetting a Picture
  • Lesson Five: Compressing Pictures

Module Seven: Working with Graphical Elements

  • Lesson One: Using the Selection Pane
  • Lesson Two: Positioning Shapes
  • Lesson Three: Applying a Shape Style
  • Lesson Four: Using Shape Outline
  • Lesson Five: Editing Shape Points
  • Lesson Six: Adding Hyperlinks

Module Eight: Working with Audio and Video Content

  • Lesson One: Changing the Audio Icon Picture
  • Lesson Two: Using the Audio Tools Format Tab
  • Lesson Three: Adjusting Audio Playback Options
  • Lesson Four: Using the Video Tools Format Tab
  • Lesson Five: Adjusting Video Playback Options

Module Nine: Working with Transitions and Animations

  • Lesson One: Working with Effects
  • Lesson Two: Working with Transitions
  • Lesson Three: Working with Paths
  • Lesson Four: Manipulating Animations

Module Ten: Collaborating on Presentations

  • Lesson One: Working with Comments
  • Lesson Two: Showing or Hiding Markup
  • Lesson Three: Navigating Comments
  • Lesson Four: Comparing and Combining Presentations

Module Eleven: Delivering Presentations

  • Lesson One: Saving a Presentation as a Picture Presentation,, XPS, or OpenDocument
  • Lesson Two: Saving a Slide or Object as a Picture File
  • Lesson Three: Protecting a Presentation
  • Lesson Four: Setting up Presenter View
  • Lesson Five: Showing Media Controls
  • Lesson Six: Using Annotations
  • Lesson Seven: Rehearsing Timings

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course

PART ONE – THE BUILDING BLOCKS

Section One: Getting Started

  • a quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) – the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • an overview of some the typical business documents – letters, reports, proposals – that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc. 

Section Two: Spelling and Grammar

  • Spelling
  • Grammar

Section Three: Language and tone

  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formality
  • Focus
  • Tone

Section Four: Sentences and Paragraphs

  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Sentence Length
  • Punctuation
  • Paragraphs

Section Five: Organization and Structure

  • Organisation Approach

Section Six: Tools and Techniques

  • The Reader
  • The Requirement
  • Write faster – effective writing
  • Templates
  • Proofreading
  • Review/Peer Review
  • The Appearance - Printing and Publishing

PART TWO – THE DOCUMENTS

Section Seven: Meeting Agendas

  • The Basic Structure

Section Eight: E-mails

  • Addressing your mails
  • Brevity
  • Formality
  • Attachments
  • Forwarding/replying

Section Nine: Business Letters

  • The Basic Structure
  • Writing the Letter

Section Ten: Proposals

  • The Basic Outline
  • Key information
  • Sequence
  • Choosing a Format
  • Proposal Structure and Content
  • Executive Summaries

Section Eleven: Reports

  • Report Structure and format

Section Twelve: Requests for Proposal

  • Requests for Proposals

Section Thirteen: Business Cases

  • Business Cases

Section Fourteen: General Documentation

  • General Documentation

Section Fifteen: Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Remove the Clutter

  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place

Module Three - Prioritize

  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule

Module Four - Scheduling Your Time

  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control

Module Five - To Do Lists

  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately

Module Six - Paper and Paperless Storage

  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives

Module Seven - Organization in Your Work Area

  • Keeping items within arm's reach
  • Only have current projects on your desk
  • Arranging your drawers
  • Organize to match your workflow

Module Eight - Tools to Fight Procrastination

  • Eat that Frog!
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks

Module Nine - Organizing Your Inbox

  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important items

Module Ten - Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation

  • Keeping everything
  • Not being consistent
  • Not following a schedule
  • Bad habits

Module Eleven - Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Get Publisher 2013 Advanced, Publisher 2013 Essentials, Word 2010 Essentials, Word 2010 Advanced, Word 2010 Expert, PowerPoint 2010 Essentials, PowerPoint 2010 Advanced, PowerPoint 2010 Expert, Business Writing and Organizational Skills in this Bundle

1. Publisher 2013 Advanced: Learn Advanced Skills in Publisher 2013

You will learn how to use the in-depth features of Publisher 2013. This course is designed to get into the more advanced features of Publisher 2013. You will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Publisher 2013.

Publisher is a task-based desktop publishing tool and a flexible and powerful authoring software. It goes well beyond what you can produce with a word processing software like Word. This course will help you learn more advanced skills for working with publications, including print, e-mail and web-based.

Publisher 2013 gives you the ability to create any type of publication. With Publisher 2013 you are provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than previous versions. A new set of templates along with improved graphic editing tools are included with Publisher 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your publications through Skydrive!

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Work with advanced content options, like imported text and embedded objects
  • Use advanced text options and typography
  • Use advanced picture tasks, such as inserting pictures into a shape
  • Edit and format shapes
  • Use layering, grouping, and other graphics tools
  • Use templates and guides
  • Work with master pages
  • Merge data sources to create email or mail merges and labels
  • Create a catalog
  • Work with publication information and options

2. Publisher 2013 Essentials: Learn the Basic Features of Publisher 2013

Publisher is a desktop publishing tool and a flexible and powerful authoring software. It goes well beyond what you can produce with word processing software like Word. This course will help you learn to produce high-quality publications for both personal and business use.

You will learn how to use the basic features of Publisher 2013. This course is designed to get into the more standard features of Publisher 2013. You will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Publisher 2013. 

Publisher 2013 gives you the ability to create any type of publication. With Publisher 2013 you are provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than previous versions. A new set of templates along with improved graphic editing tools are included with Publisher 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your publications through Skydrive!

By the end of this Publisher 2013 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Create new publications from a template or a blank file
  • Understand the Publisher interface
  • Create a publication with pictures, text, hyperlinks, page parts, business information, and multiple pages
  • Work with pictures
  • Work with text editing and formatting
  • Work with objects
  • Work with pages
  • Finalize files for publication

3. Word 2010 Essentials: Learn the Basic Features Word 2010

You will learn how to use the basic features of Word 2010. This course is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Word 2010 in a practical way.

Word is a powerful word processing application. However, it does much more than create simple documents. It includes several desktop publishing features to make your documents look great.

By the end of this Word 2010 Essentials Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Open and close Word
  • Understand the Word 2010 interface
  • Use the backstage view to create a new blank document or a document from a template
  • Use the backstage view to open files and use the recent list
  • Save documents
  • Type, select, and edit text
  • Use page breaks to start a new page
  • Use cut, copy, and paste, as well as the Office Clipboard Task pane
  • Set default paste options
  • Undo and redo tasks
  • Find and replace text
  • Use the Selection pane to select pictures or objects
  • Format fonts and paragraphs with a variety of features
  • Use bullets and numbering
  • Use borders and shading
  • Understand, create and use styles
  • Use themes
  • Add headers and footers
  • Format text as columns
  • Change page orientation
  • Add a page border or color
  • Use the page setup dialog
  • Check spelling
  • Preview, print, or email a document

4. Word 2010 Advanced: Learn Advanced Skills in Word 2010

You will learn how to use the advanced features of Word 2010. This course is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Word 2010 in a practical way.

In this course, we’ll cover some of the more advanced tasks in Word 2010, like working with pictures and other objects, using generated tables of contents and indexes, and other research and review tasks.

By the end of this Word 2010 Advanced Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Use Zoom
  • Understand Word Views
  • Split a Document
  • Use the Navigation Pane
  • Insert ClipArt, Pictures from Files, and Screen Shots
  • Move or Delete a Picture
  • Use the Picture Tools Tab
  • Remove a Picture’s Background
  • Adding Artistic Effects
  • Changing a Picture’s Layout
  • Use SmartArt
  • Work with Tables
  • Use the Table Tools Tab
  • Apply a Style to a Table
  • Add a Cover Page
  • Add Word Art
  • Draw Shapes
  • Add a Text Box
  • Add a Table of Contents
  • Manage Sources
  • Add Footnotes, Endnotes, and Citations
  • Insert a Bibliography
  • Create an Index
  • View Synonyms
  • Use the Research Task Pane
  • Use Translation ScreenTips
  • Set Your Language
  • Use Comments
  • Track and Review Changes
  • Compare Documents
  • Minimize the Ribbon
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Access Word Options

5. Word 2010 Expert: Become an Expert with Word  2010

This course will help you unlock even more advanced tools and features to have you editing and developing documents like an expert.

In this Word 2010 Expert workshop, you will cover some of the more advanced tasks like Mail Merge, Tracking Documents, Working with Templates, Reusable and Linked Content, and other research and review tasks.

By the end of this Word 2010 Expert Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Understand document Information
  • Protect a document
  • Check for issues
  • Manage versions
  • Customize Word Options
  • Create and use customized building blocks and Autotext
  • Understand how to use, modify, create and manage templates
  • Apply a template to an existing document
  • Use sections
  • Customize page numbers in sections
  • Use multiple page formats in a document
  • Use different headers and footers in a document
  • Use text box links
  • Merge different versions of a document
  • Track comments in a combined document
  • Review comments in a combined document
  • Understand the different types of cross references
  • Insert a bookmark or cross reference
  • Update a cross reference
  • Format cross references using fields
  • Create a mail merge
  • Send personalized email messages to multiple recipients
  • Use other data sources for mail merge
  • Create labels
  • Create envelope and label forms
  • Create a master document
  • Insert or create a subdocument
  • Expand and collapse subdocuments
  • Unlink a subdocument
  • Merge and split subdocuments
  • Lock a master document
  • Record or run a macro
  • Apply macro security
  • Assign a macro to a command button or keyboard shortcut
  • Create a form
  • Use form controls
  • Lock and unlock a form
  • Add and remove fields

6. PowerPoint 2010 Essentials: Learn the Basic Features of PowerPoint 2010

You will learn how to use the basic features of PowerPoint 2010. This course is designed to teach you a basic understanding of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. 

PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

By the end of this PowerPoint 2010 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the PowerPoint 2010 interface
  • Use the backstage view to create a new blank presentation or a presentation from a template
  • Use the backstage view to open files and use the recent list
  • Save presentations
  • Add text to a slide and use content placeholders
  • Add slides
  • Use cut, copy, and paste, as well as the Office Clipboard Task pane
  • Undo and redo tasks
  • Find and replace text
  • Format fonts and paragraphs with a variety of features
  • Use bullets and numbering
  • Use themes
  • Change the slide design, layout, or background design
  • Add headers and footers
  • Create standard or custom animations
  • Use slide transitions and other advance options
  • Prepare a slide show, including narration and timing
  • Start a presentation
  • Navigate through a presentation
  • Change a presentation pointer
  • Switch to a blank screen in a presentation

7. PowerPoint 2010 Advanced: Learn Advanced Skills in PowerPoint 2010

You will learn how to use the advanced features of PowerPoint 2010. This course is designed to teach you a advanced features of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. 

PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

By the end of this PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Insert a picture
  • Insert screen shots
  • Insert clip art
  • Insert SmartArt
  • Insert a text box and add text
  • Insert a Table and add text
  • Resize, move, and delete a picture, text box, or SmartArt
  • Remove a picture’s background
  • Use the Picture Tools tab
  • Use the Text Box Tools tab
  • Use the SmartArt Tools tab
  • Use the Table Tools tab
  • Format a text box
  • Modify table rows and columns
  • Format a table
  • Add a movie
  • Add a sound clip
  • Create WordArt
  • Draw shapes
  • Use the Drawing Tools tab
  • Use the Grid and Gridlines
  • Rotate and flip objects
  • Align and distribute objects
  • Order objects
  • Group objects
  • Check spelling
  • Use the Research Task pane
  • Use Translation ScreenTips
  • Set the Language
  • Add Notes to Slides
  • Create a Notes Master
  • Create a Handout Master
  • Print Notes and Handouts
  • Switch to the Slide Master View
  • Use the Slide Master tab
  • Create a Slide Master
  • Apply a Slide Master
  • Edit a Slide Master
  • Insert slides from other presentations
  • Create a custom show
  • Record a presentation as a video
  • Package your presentation for CD
  • Understand the PowerPoint Viewer

8. PowerPoint 2010 Expert: Become an Expert in PowerPoint 2010

You will learn how to use the advanced features of PowerPoint 2010. This course is designed to go beyond a basic understanding and to explore the more advanced features of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. 

PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

By the end of this PowerPoint 2010 Expert Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and adjust PowerPoint views
  • Work with multiple presentation windows
  • Add commands to the Ribbon or the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Configure PowerPoint Options
  • Use custom slide sizes
  • Change the slide orientation
  • Insert an outline
  • Reuse slides from the slide library
  • Reorganize slides
  • Work with sections
  • Switch to a different slide layout
  • Use footers
  • Work with slide fills
  • Modify the theme
  • Work with text box fills
  • Work with shapes and effects
  • Set text box alignment, internal margins and wrapping
  • Create a default text box
  • Use text box autofit
  • Insert or edit a photo album
  • Crop a picture
  • Change or reset a picture
  • Compress pictures
  • Use the selection pane
  • Position shapes
  • Apply shape styles or outlines
  • Add hyperlinks to graphical elements
  • Change the audio clip picture
  • Use the Audio and video formatting and playback tools
  • Work with effects
  • Work with transitions
  • Work with animation paths
  • Manipulate animations
  • Work with comments
  • Show or hide markup
  • Navigate comments
  • Compare and combine presentations
  • Save a presentation as another format
  • Save a slide or object as a picture file
  • Mark a presentation as final
  • Use passwords
  • Use annotations
  • Set up presenter view
  • Show media controls
  • Rehearse timings

9. Business Writing: Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

10. Organizational Skills: Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive

Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas.

Organization skills can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his or her memory and retention skills. These skills are not acquired overnight – it will take a lot of hard work and practice. But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organized with our Organizational Skills Online Short Course.

By the end of this Organizational Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organize personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future 

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The Ultimate Publisher 2013 Advanced Bundle, 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Publisher 2013 Advanced Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Advanced Content Options

  • Lesson One: Important Text from a File
  • Lesson Two: Embedding an Object
  • Lesson Three: Creating WordArt
  • Lesson Four: Working with the WordArt Tools Format Tab

Module Three: Working with Text

  • Lesson One: Wrapping Text Around a Picture
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text to a Shape
  • Lesson Three: Working with Typography
  • Lesson Four: Working with Building Blocks

Module Four: Working with Pictures

  • Lesson One: Cropping Pictures
  • Lesson Two: Inserting Pictures into a Shape
  • Lesson Three: Making a Picture Transparent
  • Lesson Four: Adjusting a Picture
  • Lesson Five: Using the Format Picture Dialog Box

Module Five: Working with Shapes

  • Lesson One: Changing a Shape
  • Lesson Two: Editing a Curve
  • Lesson Three: Adding Shape Effects
  • Lesson Four: Working with Shape Measurements
  • Lesson Five: Using the Format Shape Dialog Box

Module Six: Working with Graphics and Objects

  • Lesson One: Layering Objects
  • Lesson Two: Grouping Objects
  • Lesson Three: Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Lesson Four: Snapping Objects to Other Objects on the Page
  • Lesson Five: Using the Graphics Manager Task Pane

Module Seven: Working with Page Layout

  • Lesson One: Changing the Template
  • Lesson Two: Using Built-in Guides
  • Lesson Three: Using the Ruler Guides Dialog Box
  • Lesson Four: Using Baseline Guides

Module Eight: Using Master Pages

  • Lesson One: About Master Pages
  • Lesson Two: Editing a Master Page
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Master Page
  • Lesson Four: Applying a Master Page
  • Lesson Five: Send to Master Pages

Module Nine: Working with Merges

  • Lesson One: Creating a Data Source for a Merge
  • Lesson Two: Using the Email or Mail Merge Wizard
  • Lesson Three: Working with Recipients
  • Lesson Four: Creating Labels with Postal Code Bars
  • Lesson Five: Tracking Effectiveness

Module Ten: Creating a Catalog

  • Lesson One: Inserting Catalog Pages
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Product List
  • Lesson Three: Choosing a Catalog Layout

Module Eleven: Working with Publication Information

  • Lesson One: Using the Design Checker
  • Lesson Two: Managing Embedded Fonts
  • Lesson Three: Setting Publisher Options
  • Lesson Four: Customizing the Ribbon or the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Lesson Five: Reducing Publication File Size by Compressing Pictures

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Publisher 2013 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Opening Publisher

  • Lesson One: Opening Publisher
  • Lesson Two: Opening Recent and Other Files
  • Lesson Three: Creating a New Publication Using a Template
  • Lesson Four: Creating a New Blank Publication

Module Three: Working with the Interface

  • Lesson One: Understanding the Interface
  • Lesson Two:  About Your Account and Feedback
  • Lesson Three: Editing Your Business Information
  • Lesson Four: Saving Files
  • Lesson Five: Using the Pages Pane

Module Four: Your First Publication

  • Lesson One: Adding Pictures
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text
  • Lesson Three: Adding Hyperlinks
  • Lesson Four: Adding Page Parts
  • Lesson Five: Adding Business Information
  • Lesson Six: Adding a New Page

Module Five: Working with Pictures

  • Lesson One: Adding More Than One Picture at a Time
  • Lesson Two: Inserting a Picture Placeholder
  • Lesson Three: Swapping Pictures
  • Lesson Four: An Introduction to the Picture Tools Tab
  • Lesson Five: Adding a Picture Caption
  • Lesson Six: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture

Module Six: Basic Editing Tasks

  • Lesson One: Selecting, Editing, and Deleting Text
  • Lesson Two: Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Lesson Three: Using the Office Clipboard
  • Lesson Four: Using Undo and Redo
  • Lesson Five: Finding and Replacing Text

Module Seven: Formatting Fonts

  • Lesson One: Changing Font Face and Size
  • Lesson Two: Changing Font Color
  • Lesson Three: Adding Font Enhacements
  • Lesson Four: Using the Font Dialog
  • Lesson Five: Clearing Formatting

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs

  • Lesson One: Changing Spacing
  • Lesson Two: Setting the Alignment
  • Lesson Three: Indenting Text
  • Lesson Four: Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Lesson Five: Using the Paragraph Dialog
  • Lesson Six: Applying Styles

Module Nine: Working with Objects

  • Lesson One: Drawing Shapes
  • Lesson Two: An Introduction to the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Lesson Three: Using Shape Fill and Outline
  • Lesson Four: Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Lesson Five: Inserting Tables
  • Lesson Six: Linking Text Boxes

Module Ten: Working with Pages

  • Lesson One: using Color and Font Schemes
  • Lesson Two: Choosing a Background
  • Lesson Three: Changing the Page Setup
  • Lesson Four: Working with the Header & Footer Options
  • Lesson Five: Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Pages

Module Eleven: Publishing Your Work

  • Lesson One: Checking Your Spelling
  • Lesson Two: Printing or Previewing Your Publication
  • Lesson Three: Sharing Your Publication
  • Lesson Four: Saving for Photo Printing or a Commercial Printer

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Word 2010 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started  

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: Opening and Closing Word  

  • Opening Word  
  • Understanding the Interface  
  • Using Backstage View   
  • Creating a Blank Document 
  • Closing Word  

Module Three: Working with Documents 

  • Saving Files 
  • Opening Files 
  • Closing Files 
  • Creating a Document from a Template  
  • Using the Recent List 

Module Four: Your First Document 

  • Typing Text 
  • Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard  
  • Dragging and Dropping Text 
  • Starting a New Page  

Module Five: Basic Editing Tasks

  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste  
  • Using the Office Clipboard  
  • Using Undo and Redo  
  • Finding and Replacing Text 
  • Setting Paste Options 
  • Using the Selection Pane  

Module Six: Basic Formatting Tasks 

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting 
  • Changing Font Face and Size  
  • Changing the Font Color 
  • Adding Font Enhancements 
  • Adding a Visual Effect 
  • Clearing Formatting 

Module Seven: Advanced Formatting Tasks 

  • Highlighting Text 
  • Changing Case  
  • Using the Format Painter 
  • Using the Font Dialog 
  • Setting Open Text Options 

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs 

  • Changing Spacing 
  • Setting the Alignment 
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering 
  • Adding Borders and Shading 

Module Nine: Working with Styles 

  • About Styles 
  • Applying a Style  
  • Changing the Style Set 
  • Changing the Theme  
  • Changing Theme Elements 

Module Ten: Formatting the Page  

  • Adding Headers and Footers 
  • Formatting Text as Columns 
  • Changing Page Orientation  
  • Changing the Page Color 
  • Adding a Page Border 
  • Using the Page Setup Dialog 

Module Eleven: Adding the Finishing Touches 

  • Checking Your Spelling 
  • Previewing Your Document 
  • Printing Your Document
  • E-Mailing Your Document 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up  

Course 4 - Certificate In Word 2010 Advanced Online Course

Module One: Getting Started 

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Working with the Word Window  

  • Using Zoom  
  • An Overview of Word’s Views
  • Arranging Windows
  • Splitting a Document
  • Using the Navigation Pane 

Module Three: Adding Pictures 

  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Inserting a Picture from a File 
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • Moving or Deleting a Picture 

Module Four: Formatting Pictures 

  • Using the Picture Tools Tab 
  • Removing a Picture’s Background 
  • Adding Artistic Effects
  • Changing Picture Layout

Module Five: Adding SmartArt

  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Using the SmartArt Tools Tabs
  • Moving and Deleting SmartArt

Module Six: Adding Tables 

  • Inserting a Table 
  • Adding Text to a Table 
  • About the Table Tools Tab 
  • Altering Rows and Columns
  • Applying a Style 
  • About Quick Tables

Module Seven: Inserting Special Objects 

  • Adding a Cover Page 
  • Adding WordArt
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Adding a Text Box 

Module Eight: Adding In Document References 

  • Adding a Table of Contents
  • Adding Footnotes, Endnotes, and Citations
  • Managing Sources
  • Inserting a Bibliography 
  • Creating an Index 

Module Nine: Advanced Research Tasks 

  • Viewing Synonyms
  • Using the Research Task Pane 
  • Using Translation ScreenTips
  • Setting the Language 

Module Ten: Reviewing a Document

  • Adding a Comment
  • Reviewing Comments
  • Tracking Changes
  • Reviewing Changes
  • Comparing Documents

Module Eleven: Customizing Word 

  • Minimizing the Ribbon 
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Accessing Word’s Options
  • Changing Word’s Color Scheme

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

Course 5 - Certificate In Word 2010 Expert Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Working with Document Information and Word Customization

  • Understanding Document Information
  • Password Protecting a Document
  • Checking for Issues
  • Managing Versions
  • Customizing Word Options

Module Three: Working with Reusable Content

  • Saving Selection as Autotext
  • Inserting a Quick Part
  • Creating Customized Building Blocks
  • Editing a Building Block

Module Four: Working with Templates

  • About Templates
  • Modifying an Existing Template
  • Creating a New Template
  • Applying a Template to an Existing Document
  • Managing Templates

Module Five: Working with Sections and Linked Content

  • Using Sections
  • Customizing Page Numbers in Sections
  • Using Multiple Page Formats in a Document
  • Using Different Headers and Footers in a Document
  • Linking and Breaking Links for Text Boxes

Module Six: Managing Versions and Tracking Documents

  • Merging Different Versions of a Document
  • Tracking Comments in a Combined Document
  • Reviewing Comments in a Combined Document

Module Seven: Using Cross References

  • Types of Cross References

Inserting a Bookmark

  • Inserting a Cross Reference
  • Updating a Cross Reference
  • Formatting Cross References Using Fields

Module Eight: Working with Mail Merges

  • Creating a Mail Merge
  • Sending Personalized Email Messages to Multiple Recipients
  • About Other Data Sources for Mail Merge
  • Creating Labels
  • About Envelope and Label Forms

Module Nine: Working with Master Documents

  • Creating a Master Document
  • Creating Subdocuments
  • Inserting a Subdocument
  • Expanding and Collapsing Subdocuments
  • Unlinking a Subdocument
  • Merging and Splitting Subdocuments
  • Locking a Master Document

Module Ten: Working with Macros

  • Recording a Macro
  • Running a Macro
  • Applying Macro Security
  • Assigning a Macro to a Command Button or Shortcut Key

Module Eleven: Working with Forms

  • Creating a Form
  • Using Form Controls
  • Locking and Unlocking a Form
  • Adding and Removing Fields
  • Linking a Form to a Database

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course objectives

Module Two: Opening and Closing PowerPoint

  • Lesson One: Opening PowerPoint
  • Lesson Two: Understanding the Interface
  • Lesson Three: Using Backstage View
  • Lesson Four: Creating a Blank Presentation
  • Lesson Five: Closing PowerPoint

Module Three: Working with Presentations

  • Lesson One: Saving Files
  • Lesson Two: Opening Files
  • Lesson Three: Closing Files
  • Lesson Four: Creating a Presentation from a Template
  • Lesson Five: Using the Recent List

Module Four: Your First Presentation

  • Lesson One: Adding Text to a Slide
  • Lesson Two: Adding Slides
  • Lesson Three: Using a Content Placeholder
  • Lesson Four: Using the Slides Tab

Module Five: Working with Text

  • Lesson One: Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Lesson Two: Using the Office Clipboard
  • Lesson Three: Using Undo and Redo
  • Lesson Four: Finding and Replacing Text

Module Six: Formatting Text

  • Lesson One: Changing Font Face and Size
  • Lesson Two: Changing the Font Color
  • Lesson Three: Changing Character Spacing
  • Lesson Four: Adding Font Enhancements
  • Lesson Five: Clearing Formatting
  • Lesson Six: Using the Font Dialog

Module Seven: Formatting Paragraphs

  • Lesson One: Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Lesson Two: Changing Alignment
  • Lesson Three: Adjusting the Indent
  • Lesson Four: Using Indents and Tabs
  • Lesson Five: Changing Line Spacing

Module Eight: Advanced Formatting Tasks

  • Lesson One: Using the Format Painter
  • Lesson Two: Changing Slide Layout
  • Lesson Three: Changing Slide Design
  • Lesson Four: Changing the Theme
  • Lesson Five: Changing the Background Design

Module Nine: Customizing Slide Elements 

  • Lesson One: Adding a Header or Footer
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Standard Animation
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Custom Animation
  • Lesson Four: Using the Animation Painter
  • Lesson Six: Adding a Slide Transition
  • Lesson Seven: Setting Slide Advance Options

Module Ten: Setting Up Your Slide Show

  • Lesson One: Working with Sections
  • Lesson Two: Using the Set Up Show Diaglog
  • Lesson Three: Recording a Narration
  • Lesson Four: Timing Your Show
  • Lesson Five: Hiding Slides

Module Eleven: Showtime!

  • Lesson One: Our Top Five PowerPoint Tips
  • Lesson Two: Starting a Show
  • Lesson Three: Navigating Through the Show
  • Lesson Four: Changing Your Pointer
  • Lesson Six: Switching to a Blank Screen

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Adding Pictures

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Picture from a File
  • Lesson Two: Adding Screenshots
  • Lesson Three: Inserting Clip Art
  • Lesson Four: Using the Picture Tools Tab
  • Lesson Five: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture
  • Lesson Six: Removing a Picture's Background

Module Three: Working with Text Boxes

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Text Box
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text
  • Lesson Three: Using the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Lesson Four: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Text Box
  • Lesson Five: Formatting a Text Box

Module Four: Adding SmartArt

  • Lesson One: Inserting SmartArt
  • Lesson Two: Using the SmartArt Tools Tab
  • Lesson Three: Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Lesson Four: Resizing, Moving, and Deleting SmartArt

Module Five: Adding Tables

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Table
  • Lesson Two: Adding Text to a Table
  • Lesson Three: Using the Table Tools Tab
  • Lesson Four: Modifying Rows and Columns
  • Lesson Five: Formatting a Table

Module Six: Inserting Advanced Objects

  • Lesson One: Adding a Movie
  • Lesson Two: Adding a Sound Clip
  • Lesson Three: Creating Word Art
  • Lesson Four: Drawing Shapes
  • Lesson Five: About the Drawing Tools Tab

Module Seven:  Advanced Drawing Tasks

  • Lesson One: Using the Grid and Guides
  • Lesson Two: Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Lesson Three: Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Lesson Four: Ordering Objects
  • Lesson Five: Grouping Objects

Module Eight: PowerPoint's Research Tools

  • Lesson One: Checking Spelling
  • Lesson Two: Using the Research Task Pane
  • Lesson Three: Using Translation Screen Tips
  • Lesson Four: Setting the Language

Module Nine:  Creating Notes and Handouts

  • Lesson One: Adding Notes to Slides
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Notes Master
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Handout Master
  • Lesson Four: Printing Notes and Handouts

Module Ten: Using Slide Masters

  • Lesson One: Switching to Slide Master View
  • Lesson Two: Using the Slide Master Tab
  • Lesson Three: Creating a Slide Master
  • Lesson Four: Applying a Slide Master
  • Lesson Five: Editing a Slide Master

Module Eleven: Advanced Presentation Skills

  • Lesson One: Inserting Slides from Other Presentations
  • Lesson Two: Creating a Custom Show
  • Lesson Three: Recording Your Show as a Video
  • Lesson Four: Packaging Your Presentation for CD
  • Lesson Five: About the PowerpPoint Viewer

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Certificate In PowerPoint 2010 Expert Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course objectives

Module Two: Working with the PowerPoint Environment

  • Lesson One: About PowerPoint Views
  • Lesson Two: Adjusting the View
  • Lesson Three: Configuring the PowerPoint Options
  • Lesson Four: Adding a Command to the Ribbon
  • Lesson Five: Adding a Command to the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Lesson Six: Working with Multiple Presentation Windows

Module Three: Working with Presentations

  • Lesson One: Using Custom Slide Sizes
  • Lesson Two: Changing the Orientation
  • Lesson Three: Inserting an Outline
  • Lesson Four: Reusing Slides from the Slide Library
  • Lesson Five: Reorganizing Slides

Module Four:  Formatting Presentations

  • Lesson One: Working with Sections
  • Lesson Two: Switching to a Different Slide Layout
  • Lesson Three: Using Footers
  • Lesson Four: Working with Slide Fills
  • Lesson Five: Modifying the Theme

Module Five: Formatting Text Boxes

  • Lesson One: Working with Text Box Fills
  • Lesson Two: Working with Shapes and Effects
  • Lesson Three: Setting Text Box Alignment, Internal Margins, and Wrapping
  • Lesson Four: Using Autofit
  • Lesson Five: Creating a Default Text box

Module Six: Creating a Photo Album

  • Lesson One: Inserting a Photo Album
  • Lesson Two: Editing Photo Albums
  • Lesson Three: Cropping a Picture
  • Lesson Four: Changing and Resetting a Picture
  • Lesson Five: Compressing Pictures

Module Seven: Working with Graphical Elements

  • Lesson One: Using the Selection Pane
  • Lesson Two: Positioning Shapes
  • Lesson Three: Applying a Shape Style
  • Lesson Four: Using Shape Outline
  • Lesson Five: Editing Shape Points
  • Lesson Six: Adding Hyperlinks

Module Eight: Working with Audio and Video Content

  • Lesson One: Changing the Audio Icon Picture
  • Lesson Two: Using the Audio Tools Format Tab
  • Lesson Three: Adjusting Audio Playback Options
  • Lesson Four: Using the Video Tools Format Tab
  • Lesson Five: Adjusting Video Playback Options

Module Nine: Working with Transitions and Animations

  • Lesson One: Working with Effects
  • Lesson Two: Working with Transitions
  • Lesson Three: Working with Paths
  • Lesson Four: Manipulating Animations

Module Ten: Collaborating on Presentations

  • Lesson One: Working with Comments
  • Lesson Two: Showing or Hiding Markup
  • Lesson Three: Navigating Comments
  • Lesson Four: Comparing and Combining Presentations

Module Eleven: Delivering Presentations

  • Lesson One: Saving a Presentation as a Picture Presentation,, XPS, or OpenDocument
  • Lesson Two: Saving a Slide or Object as a Picture File
  • Lesson Three: Protecting a Presentation
  • Lesson Four: Setting up Presenter View
  • Lesson Five: Showing Media Controls
  • Lesson Six: Using Annotations
  • Lesson Seven: Rehearsing Timings

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course

PART ONE – THE BUILDING BLOCKS

Section One: Getting Started

  • a quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) – the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • an overview of some the typical business documents – letters, reports, proposals – that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc. 

Section Two: Spelling and Grammar

  • Spelling
  • Grammar

Section Three: Language and tone

  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formality
  • Focus
  • Tone

Section Four: Sentences and Paragraphs

  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Sentence Length
  • Punctuation
  • Paragraphs

Section Five: Organization and Structure

  • Organisation Approach

Section Six: Tools and Techniques

  • The Reader
  • The Requirement
  • Write faster – effective writing
  • Templates
  • Proofreading
  • Review/Peer Review
  • The Appearance - Printing and Publishing

PART TWO – THE DOCUMENTS

Section Seven: Meeting Agendas

  • The Basic Structure

Section Eight: E-mails

  • Addressing your mails
  • Brevity
  • Formality
  • Attachments
  • Forwarding/replying

Section Nine: Business Letters

  • The Basic Structure
  • Writing the Letter

Section Ten: Proposals

  • The Basic Outline
  • Key information
  • Sequence
  • Choosing a Format
  • Proposal Structure and Content
  • Executive Summaries

Section Eleven: Reports

  • Report Structure and format

Section Twelve: Requests for Proposal

  • Requests for Proposals

Section Thirteen: Business Cases

  • Business Cases

Section Fourteen: General Documentation

  • General Documentation

Section Fifteen: Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Remove the Clutter

  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place

Module Three - Prioritize

  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule

Module Four - Scheduling Your Time

  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control

Module Five - To Do Lists

  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately

Module Six - Paper and Paperless Storage

  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives

Module Seven - Organization in Your Work Area

  • Keeping items within arm's reach
  • Only have current projects on your desk
  • Arranging your drawers
  • Organize to match your workflow

Module Eight - Tools to Fight Procrastination

  • Eat that Frog!
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks

Module Nine - Organizing Your Inbox

  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important items

Module Ten - Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation

  • Keeping everything
  • Not being consistent
  • Not following a schedule
  • Bad habits

Module Eleven - Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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