Apple’s Keynote is the equivalent of Microsoft’s PowerPoint. With it’s powerful set of tools and effects, Keynote makes it easy to create stunning presentations. In this one-day class you will learn how to design and customize slides, add media and music, animate text and images, record voice over narration and the best tips and tricks for presenting the final presentation. Course covers working with a Mac, iPhone and/or iPad and demonstrates how to collaborate in real time with other users


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Learning Objectives

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  • Creating a Presentation

  • Opening Keynote
    Choosing a Theme and Slide Size
    Selecting a Master Slide
    Outlining a Presentation
    Using the Inspector
    Working with the Format Bar
    Pasting Text into an Outline
    Formatting Text
    Customizing a Slide Layout
    Copying Styles Between Slides
    Fixing Spelling Errors
    Working in Outline View
    Reordering Slides
    Creating Object Effects
    Dragging Files to Create New Slides
    Using the Light Table

  • Creating a Custom Theme

  • Creating an Empty Theme
    Creating Backgrounds and Formatting Text
    Creating a Title Slide
    Creating a Master Slide
    Saving and Sharing Themes
    Applying a Custom Theme
    Dragging Files to Create New Slides
    Using the Light Table
    Working with Tables and Charts

  • Tables and Charts

  • Working with Tables and Charts
    Chart and Table options
    Understanding Axis and Series
    2D and 3D Charts
    Animating Tables and Charts
    Adding content from Microsoft Office or PDF Files

  • Adding Media to Your Presentation

  • Adding Photos and Graphics
    Enhancing Photos in Keynote
    Customizing Photo or Graphic Layouts
    Making Part of a Photo or Graphic Transparent
    Masking Photos and Shapes
    Instant Alpha
    Adding Hyperlinks and Navigation
    Adding a Chart or Table
    Adding Audio or Soundtrack
    Adding a Global Transition

  • Adding Video and Animation

  • Creating Builds to Reveal Text
    Creating a Sequence Build to Reveal a Table
    Creating a Smart Build
    Creating Custom Animation
    Animating Charts

  • Animating Your Presentation

  • Previewing the Presentation
    2D and 3D Transitions Between Slides
    Creating Object Effects
    Running and Pausing your Presentation
    Animating a Title Slide
    Adding HyperLinks to your Presentation
    Using Magic Move
    Recording a Narrated, Self Playing Presentation

  • Rehearsing and Delivering Your Presentation

  • Reviewing your Presentation
    Adding Comments to your Presentation
    Adding and Printing Presenter Notes
    Rehearsing your Presentation
    Creating a Self-running Slideshow
    Troubleshooting your Presentation
    Indexing with Spotlight

  • Importing from PowerPoint

  • Animating a Title Slide
    Cleaning Up a Presentation
    Enhancing a Presentation

  • Using an iOS Device as a Remote Control - Sharing Your Presentation

  • Printing handouts
    Export for Email
    Exporting to PDFs
    Exporting to PowerPoint
    Exporting to Quicktime
    Sending to YouTube or the web

  • Exporting

  • Export For Email, PDFs
    Uploading to iCloud or Moving between Computer and iCloud
    Exporting to PowerPoint
    Exporting to QuickTime
    Sending to YouTube

  • Troubleshooting & Cleaning Up Your Presentation

  • Tips and Tricks

  • Working with Keynote on an iOS mobile device


Anyone looking to improve in this area will benefit.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 2.0 days (16 hours)


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