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  • Business Skills Training

    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.

Comprehensive Adobe Captivate 2019 Training

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Course duration

  • 4 days

Course Benefits

  • Learn to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, characters, assets from the eLearning Brothers, 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.
  • Learn to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate.
  • Learn to 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.
  • Learn to create video demos.
  • Learn to work with styles.
  • Learn to create question pools and random question slides that make it difficult for learners to share quiz content.
  • Learn Section 508 best practices.
  • Learn to work with widgets and learn how to add them to a project.
  • Learn to add multiple and conditional actions to your buttons and click boxes.
  • Learn to leverage Captivate's collaboration tools.
  • Learn to create a consistent look and feel across your projects using themes.
  • Learn how to track quiz results.

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 Projects and Soft Skills eLearning
    1. Create a Blank Project
    2. Add Images to Placeholders
    3. Import Images
    4. Use a Smart Shape as a Button
    5. Disable Click Sounds
  3. Screen Recordings
    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. Video Demos
    1. Record a Video Demo
    2. Add a Video Zoom
    3. Add a Video Pan
    4. Smooth a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
    5. Split a Video
    6. Trim a Video
    7. Insert a Video Project into a Standard Project
    8. Publish a Video Demo
  5. Captions, Styles, Timing, and Round Tripping
    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
    8. Export Captions to Word
    9. Import Captions from Word into Captivate
  6. Pointers, Paths, 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. Images and Videos
    1. Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    2. Import Images into the Library
    3. Resize, Transform, and Align Images
    4. Manage Unused Library Assets
    5. Create an Image Slideshow
    6. Insert a Video
    7. Set Video Properties
  8. Audio
    1. Work with Rollover Captions
    2. Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    3. Import Background Audio
    4. Add a Slide Note
    5. Calibrate a Microphone
    6. Record Slide Audio
    7. Import Audio onto a Slide
    8. Edit an Audio File
    9. Insert Silence
    10. Convert Text-to-Speech
  9. States, Animations, and Object Effects
    1. Change State Views for a Button
    2. Add an Animation to a slide
    3. Insert a Text Animation
    4. Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    5. Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
  10. Software Simulations
    1. Hide the Mouse
    2. Replace Phrases
    3. Insert a Click Box
    4. Insert a Text Entry Box
  11. Working with PowerPoint
    1. Create a Project from a Presentation
    2. Edit the Source Presentation
    3. Synchronize with Source
    4. Rescale a Project
  12. Quizzing
    1. Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    2. Set the Quiz Preferences
    3. Question Slides
    4. Insert Question Slides
    5. Edit a Question Slide
    6. Compare Submit All to Submit Buttons
    7. Insert a Knowledge Check
    8. Review a GIFT File
    9. Import a GIFT File into a Project
    10. Create Question Pools
    11. Move Questions to Pools
    12. Insert Random Question Slides
  13. Publishing
    1. Apply a Skin
    2. Edit, Save, and Delete a Skin
    3. Name Slides
    4. Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    5. Publish as SWF and PDF
    6. Run the HTML5 Tracker
    7. Publish as HTML5
  1. Interactive Software Simulations and Caption Pre-Editing
    1. Rehearse a Script
    2. Set Recording Preferences
    3. Record a Simulation
    4. Edit a Text Capture Template
  2. Object Styles, Project Sharing, and Branching
    1. Create a New Style
    2. Apply an Object Style Globally
    3. Export and Import an Object Style
    4. Name a Slide
    5. Copy/Paste Project Assets
    6. Use Buttons to Create a Branch
    7. Explore the Branching View
    8. Create a Branch Group
  3. Variables and Widgets
    1. Add Project Information
    2. Insert a System Variable
    3. Edit a System Variable
    4. Create a User Variable
    5. Use a Variable to Gather Learner Data
    6. Insert and Format a Widget
  4. Interactive Videos and Virtual Reality
    1. Insert an Interactive Video
    2. Add Bookmarks
    3. Add Slide Overlays
    4. Create a Virtual Reality Project
    5. Add a Text Hotspot
    6. Add an Audio Hotspot
    7. Add a Quiz to a Virtual Reality Project
  5. Interactions
    1. Insert a Process Circle
    2. Create a Basic Drag and Drop Interaction
    3. Manage Drag and Drop Buttons and Write Captions
    4. Create a "Trick" Retry Slide
    5. Explore an Advanced Drag and Drop Project
    6. Create an Advanced Drag and Drop Interaction
    7. Change the States of a Smart Shape
    8. Use States to Swap Images
  6. Accessible eLearning
    1. Set Document Information
    2. Enable Accessibility
    3. Add Accessibility Text to Slides
    4. Import Slide Audio
    5. Add Shortcut Keys
    6. Add Closed Captions
    7. Set a Tab Order
  7. Advanced Actions
    1. Use a Completed Action
    2. Name Objects
    3. Create a Mask
    4. Control Object Visibility
    5. Create a Standard Advanced Action
    6. Attach an Action to a Button
    7. Group Timeline Objects
    8. Create a Variable
    9. Create a Conditional Action
    10. Create Decision Blocks
  8. Project Templates and Master Slides
    1. Work with the Main Master Slide
    2. Work with Content Masters
    3. Apply a Master to Filmstrip Slides
    4. Edit a Master
    5. Apply a Theme
    6. Create a Custom Theme
    7. Review a Template
    8. Create a Project Based on a Template
    9. Create a Project Template
  9. Responsive Projects
    1. Customize Breakpoints
    2. Save a Standard Project As Responsive
    3. Insert and Name Fluid Boxes
    4. Resize Fluid Boxes
    5. Add Content to Fluid Boxes
    6. Switch Modes
    7. Use the Position Inspector
    8. Modify a Single Breakpoint
    9. Exclude from View
    10. Add a New Breakpoint
    11. Position and Link Objects
    12. Edit Breakpoint Object Styles
  10. Reporting Results
    1. Set Quiz Reporting Options
    2. Create a Manifest File
    3. Report a Button Interaction
    4. Adjust Slide Object Interaction
    5. Preview in SCORM Cloud
    6. Publish a Content Package
    7. Create an Inquisiq LMS Account
    8. Create an LMS Course
    9. Attach a Lesson to a Course
    10. Test an eLearning Course

Class Materials

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

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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