Course Description

Microsoft Publisher is a powerful desktop publishing software that stands as an indispensable tool for businesses of all sizes. Whether you're at the helm of a burgeoning startup, running a well-established company, or steering a solo venture, Microsoft Publisher can significantly enhance your marketing efforts. This course is meticulously designed to guide you through the ins and outs of creating visually appealing and effective marketing materials that resonate with your audience and elevate your brand presence.

At the heart of Microsoft Office's suite, Microsoft Publisher is dedicated to crafting marketing materials. This versatile program enables users to create an array of professional-grade items, such as brochures, pamphlets, banners, and personalized greeting cards. It's particularly beneficial for marketing professionals and small businesses looking for a streamlined, user-friendly approach to design. This course serves as a comprehensive guide for those new to Microsoft Publisher, offering detailed step-by-step instructions on how to harness the software to bring your unique designs to life.

Throughout the course, you will gain proficiency in various aspects of Microsoft Publisher, including:

  1. Navigating Microsoft Publisher: Learn the layout and tools of Publisher, enabling you to maneuver through the program with ease and efficiency.

  2. Creating and Editing Templates: Discover how to use and modify templates to quickly produce professional-looking designs that reflect your brand’s identity.

  3. Understanding and Utilizing Objects: Dive into the world of objects – the fundamental elements of any publication – and learn how to use them to create cohesive and compelling designs.

  4. Incorporating Images: Explore the ways to use images to add depth and interest to your publications, from basic placement to advanced styling.

  5. Working with Shapes, Text Boxes, and Colors: Understand how to use these elements to enhance the visual appeal and readability of your marketing materials.

  6. Advanced Aligning and Formatting: Master the art of arranging and formatting your content to create a polished and professional look.

  7. Designing Effective Catalogs: Learn the nuances of catalog creation, from layout design to product presentation.

  8. Employing Advanced Customization Techniques: Tailor your publications to perfectly match your brand’s aesthetic and messaging.

  9. Efficient Mail Merging: Discover how to use mail merge for mass distribution while maintaining a personalized touch.

  10. Publishing, Printing, and Sharing: Uncover the best practices for finalizing and distributing your publications, whether digitally or in print.

The course begins with the basics, emphasizing the role of Microsoft Publisher in small business advertising. We explore the abundant templates provided by Publisher, demonstrating how they can be customized to suit your specific branding needs. These templates are not only cost-effective but also time-saving, offering a solid foundation for your marketing materials.

A key focus of the course is on understanding and utilizing objects in Publisher. You'll learn about the various objects, including text, images, placeholders, and shapes, and how to style and customize them for maximum impact. With the latest iteration of MS Publisher, even those with minimal design experience can produce top-notch marketing materials.

We'll delve into Publisher's design checker tool, teaching you how to ensure your publications are polished and professional. The course also covers the intricacies of mail merging, a powerful feature that allows you to reach thousands of recipients efficiently. Finally, we guide you through the process of finalizing your publications, from printing to sharing them digitally, ensuring your work makes a lasting impression.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduce Yourself 2 points
Lesson 1 Quiz 18 points
Lesson 2 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 3 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 4 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 5 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 6 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 7 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 8 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 9 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 10 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 11 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 12 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 13 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 14 Quiz 20 points
Lesson 15 Quiz 20 points
The Final Quiz 140 points
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