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ANTS Training Outlines

For the class schedule see the ANTS Class Schedule page.

ANTS offers a number of different classes for employees in Administration and Finance. You will find outlines for the topics covered in each class below. For more information contact ANTS.

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Windows 7 Interface (60 Minutes)

This is an introduction to the Windows 7 interface. Learn your way around the interface and some tricks and tips on using Windows 7.

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Word (90 minutes)

  1. Introduction
  2. Changes from Word 2003
  3. Ribbon
  4. Understanding How Word Works
  5. Customizing Word 2010
  6. Navigation
  7. Styles
  8. Table of Contents
  9. Text Effects
  10. Smart Art
  11. Screen Capture Image
  12. Track Changes
  13. Compare and Review Documents
  14. Mail Merge
  15. Setting and Using Tabs

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Mail Merge (90 minutes)

Learn how to merge data from Excel into Word Documents creating a unique document (Page, email) for each line in Excel.

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Excel Basics (90 minutes)

  1. Changes to Excel 2010
  2. Ribbon
  3. Customizing Excel
  4. Excel Tips
  5. Navigating with the Keyboard
  6. Formatting Cells
  7. Formulas & Functions
    1. How to read a formula
    2. Cell reference syntax

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Excel Intermediate A (90 minutes)

  1. Working with Text
  2. Excel as a Data Base
  3. Tables
  4. Conditional Formatting
  5. Custom Sorting
  6. VLookup

Excel Intermediate B (90 minutes)

  1. Excel as a Data Base
  2. Sparklines
  3. Charts
  4. Pivot Tables
  5. Named Cells
  6. Formula Auditing Tools

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Power Point (90 Minutes)

  1. How to make a better presentation
    1. What not to do
    2. Better Content delivery
    3. Content creation work flow
  2. Tips on slide design
    1. Text
    2. Color
    3. Graphic design tips
  3. Hands on Demo
    1. The Power Point interface
    2. Themes
    3. Slide Masters
    4. Adding Content
    5. Slide to Slide Transitions
    6. Animation
    7. Printing and Publishing

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Camtasia Introduction (90 minutes)

Camtasia Studio is a powerful software package that makes it easy to create rich audio-visual presentations for training and tutorial purposes. This class is intended to cover basic screen recording and editing techniques and to take you through the process of creating a simple video tutorial that can be shared on the web or through one of Campus' learning management systems.

  1. Recording
    1. Desktop Recording
    2. PowerPoint Recording
  2. Importing Media
  3. Working With the Timeline
  4. Mouse Effects
  5. Callouts
  6. Transistions
  7. Sharing and Publishing

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Cal Poly Wiki Introduction (90 minutes)

The Cal Poly Wiki is a great new tool for team collaboration and documentation. Learn the basics of quickly locating information, creating pages, and utilizing many of the powerful, collaborative tools the Wiki offers.

  1. Introduction
  2. Navigation & Basic Interactions
  3. Dashboard & Notifications
  4. Page Creation & Actions

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Cal Poly Wiki Intermediate (90 minutes)

Delve deeper into the Wiki and discover many powerful tools that will boost your team's productivity including dynamic and interactive content, page layouts, templates, multimedia, administrative tools, and more.

  1. Additional Page Actions
  2. Space Administration Basics
  3. Layouts
  4. Macros
  5. Templates

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Dreamweaver (90 minutes)

Outline / description coming soon.

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ADA Documents (90 minutes)

Outline / description coming soon.

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Extra Training Materials

Course Materials
Interfaces (Ribbon)
Power Point

For the class schedule see the ANTS Class Schedule page.

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