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How Keynote training helps you

  • Published on September 19, 2018
How Keynote training helps you

Apple Keynote is a presentation app for macOS and iOS devices and Keynote for Windows is available as a cloud-based online service. Keynote is used to create business and educational presentations, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint. It is a popular application within many creative organizations and those who have standardized on MacOS computers, both because of its capabilities and its favorable licensing terms. Because of this, learning Keynote can help you professionally. Keynote offers the ability to create slide-deck presentations, it also supports collaboration across different locations, and allows for presentations to be delivered to either a local in-person or online to a remote audience.

How learning Keynote can help your career

Knowledge of Keynote makes it possible to create presentations more quickly, and learning presentation design skills helps to build Keynote presentations with greater impact. Adding Keynote skills to a resume can help job seekers stand-out to employers. There are several options for learning Keynote, including public classes in many cities, online courses, and private training. In-person Keynote classes make it easy to quickly master its essential capabilities, which makes it possible to more efficiently produce high-quality presentations.  You can find Keynote classes in New York, as well as Boston and also Philadelphia. Live online Keynote classes are also available.

Why you need training to learn Keynote

Even though the application offers users an intuitive interface for creating simple presentations, many of Keynote’s features and capabilities require guidance to fully understand. Keynote training guides participants through the essential capabilities used for creating, editing, and delivering presentations effectively. Formal learning helps professionals confidently create their own presentations. A well-structured Keynote class provides an understanding of the applications capabilities as well as the foundation skills necessary for creating clear designs.

Who uses Keynote

Keynote is used in companies that tend to have between 50 to 200 employees and between $50 to $200 million in revenue, as well as many schools, advertising agencies, creative services organizations, and marketing firms. Industries that commonly use Keynote include software, marketing, staffing, business consulting, and higher education. Knowing Keynote can improve chances of getting hired or increasing your value to any employer that uses Keynote for presentations.

About the author

Christopher Smith is president of American Graphics Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the publisher and editor of the Digital Classroom book series, which have sold more than one million copies. At American Graphics Institute, he provides strategic technology consulting to marketing professionals, publishers and to large technology companies including Google, Apple, Microsoft, and HP. An expert on web analytics and digital marketing, he delivers Google Analytics classes along with workshops on digital marketing topics. He is also the author of more than 10 books on electronic publishing tools and technologies, including the Adobe Creative Cloud for Dummies. Christopher did his undergraduate studies the at the University of Minnesota, and then worked for Quark, Inc. prior to joining American Graphics Institute where he has worked for 20 years.