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    project_managementInterSource offers live instructor-led courses on all important operations-related skills, including Communications, Customer Service, Human Resources, Marketing, Team Building and Writing

    These live classes are offered via a Web interface.

  • About Business Skills

    Business Skills relate to communication used to promote a product, service, or organization; relay information within the business; or deal with legal and similar issues. It is also a means of relying between a supply chain, for example the consumer and manufacturer.

    Business Communication is known simply as "Communications." It encompasses a variety of topics, including Marketing, Branding, Customer relations, Consumer behaviour, Advertising,

    Public relations, Corporate communication, Community engagement, Research & Measurement, Reputation management, Interpersonal communication, Employee engagement, Online communication, and Event management. It is closely related to the fields of professional communication and technical communication.

    In business, the term communications encompasses various channels of communication, including the Internet, Print (Publications), Radio, Television, Ambient media, Outdoor, and Word of mouth.

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  • Course Details Business Skills

    Classes are offered via a live web conference. For detailed course outlines and scheduled classes, please see below.

    Online classes are never cancelled due to low enrollment. The instructors who teach our online classes are no less than outstanding, and each has years of practical and training experience.

    InterSource clients are active globally. Live web courses are priced in US dollars, and run during Eastern Standard Time (New York) business hours. We also run live web conference classes during European business hours, which can be invoiced in local currencies. For further information please contact us on +41 (22) 958 0114.

Introduction to Captivate 9

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Course duration

  • 2 days

Course Benefits

  • Record and produce software demonstrations and interactive training simulations.
  • Learn how to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, and highlight boxes.
  • Learn to record, import, and edit audio and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, and text entry boxes
  • Leverage and enrich existing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations by importing and linking into new or existing Captivate projects
  • Publish your project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that your content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device. including the iPad, iPhone, and other mobile devices.

Course Outline

  1. Exploring Captivate
    1. Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    2. Zoom and Magnify
    3. Navigate a Project
    4. Explore and Reset the Workspace
    5. Preview the Entire Project
  2. New Project and Soft Skills eLearning
    1. Create a Blank Project
    2. Add Images to Placeholders
    3. Insert and Format a Text Button
    4. Disable Click Sounds
  3. Recording Demos and Sims
    1. Rehearse a Script
    2. Review Recording Settings
    3. Review Recording Modes
    4. Record Using Multiple Modes
    5. Record a Custom Simulation
    6. Record a Demonstration that Pans
    7. Manually Record the Screen
  4. Captions, Styles and Timing
    1. Insert and Edit Text Captions
    2. Edit the Default Caption Style
    3. Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
    4. Control Slide Timing
    5. Control Slide Object Timing
    6. Check Spelling
    7. Align Slide Objects
  5. Images and Smart Shapes
    1. Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    2. Transform an Image
    3. Use the Library
    4. Manage Unused Project Assets
    5. Crop and Rename an Image
    6. Remove a Background Color
    7. Insert Characters and eLearning Brother Assets
    8. Insert a Cloud Callout
    9. Create an Image Mask
    10. Delete a Slide Background
    11. Work with Photoshop Layers
    12. Create an Image Slideshow
  6. Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
    1. Control Mouse Effects
    2. Edit a Mouse Path
    3. Clone an Object Style
    4. Insert a Highlight Box
    5. Insert an Image Button
    6. Control Appear After Timing
  7. Rollovers and Zooms
    1. Insert a Rollover Caption
    2. Insert a Rollover Image
    3. Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    4. Insert a Zoom Area
  8. Audio
    1. Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    2. Import Background Audio
    3. Add a Slide Note
    4. Calibrate a Microphone
    5. Record Slide Audio
    6. Import Audio onto a Slide
    7. Edit an Audio File
    8. Insert Silence
    9. Convert Text-to-Speech
  9. Video, Animation and Effects
    1. Insert a Flash Video
    2. Set Flash Video Properties
    3. Add Animation to a slide
    4. Insert Text Animation
    5. Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    6. Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
    7. Edit Effect Timing
  10. Adding Interactivity
    1. Hide the Mouse
    2. Replace Phrases
    3. Insert a Click Box
    4. Insert a Text Entry Box
  11. Working With PowerPoint
    1. Import PowerPoint slides
    2. Resize One Object and Apply to All
    3. Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
    4. Synch With Source
    5. Rescale a Project
  12. Introduction to Question Slides
    1. Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    2. Set the Quiz Preferences
    3. Insert Question slides
    4. Insert Knowledge Check slides
  13. Finishing Touches
    1. Create a Link to a Web Site
    2. Apply a Skin
    3. Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
    4. Create a TOC
    5. Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    6. Publish a SWF and PDF
    7. Run the HTML5 Tracker
    8. Publish as HTML5
    9. Export Captions
    10. Perform a "Round Trip"

Class Materials

Each student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Follow-on Courses
Since its founding in 1995, InterSource has been providing high quality and highly customized training solutions to clients worldwide. With over 500 course titles constantly updated and numerous course customization and creation possibilities, we have the capability to meet your I.T. training needs.
Instructor-led courses are offered via a live Web connection, at client sites throughout Europe, and at our Geneva Training Center.
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