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Microsoft Publisher 2010/2013/2016

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.

Target Audience:

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.


Learning 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 Content

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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