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Keynote Essentials

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Start date: Mon, Dec 21 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Union Square, Manhattan
One Union Square West Ste 805
At E 14th St
New York, New York 10003 (Map)

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Class Information

  • Class Level: All levels
  • Age Requirements: 18 and older
  • Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this iwork training:

The Keynote Essentials class concentrates on the most common topics that we see in NYC businesses using on a daily basis. When you are finished with this class you will be able to create a reusable KeyNote Template, make an easily updatable, engaging, consistent presentation, deliver a presentation without difficulty, and feel comfortable with importing any type of file. This class is perfect to those seeking to feel comfortable with most KeyNote office tasks, those looking to interview for positions that require up to an advanced level of KeyNote, and those going into the Administrative, Advertising, Marketing or Business Industry.


  • KeyNote Slideshows: The Mini Missing Manual
  • Shortcut sheet
  • Extra example files
  • Resource sheet
Course Outline:

Lesson 1- Creating a Presentation 
  • Opening KeyNote
  • Choosing a Theme and Slide Size
  • Selecting a Master Slide
  • Outline a Presentation
  • Pasting Text Into an Outline
  • Formatting Text
  • Customizing a Layout
  • Adding a Table
  • Calculating the Value of Table Cells
  • Fixing Spelling Errors 
Lesson 2- Adding Photos, Charts and Sound
  • Adding Photos 
  • Enhancing Photos in Keynote 
  • Customizing Photo Layouts 
  • Making Part of a Photo Transparent
  • Adding Hyperlinks and Navigation
  • Adding a Chart 
  • Adding Audio 
  • Adding a Global Transition
  • Reducing the Presentation File Size
  • Saving Media with Your Presentation 
Lesson 3- Adding Video and Animation
  • Creating Builds to Reveal Text and a Table
  • Creating Interleaved Builds
  • Creating Graphs and Charts
  • Creating a Smart Build
  • Creating Custom Animations
  • Adding Sound to a Build
  • Creating Transitions Between Slides
  • Creating 2D and 3D Animation
  • Creating Object Effect Transitions
  • Using Text Effects Transitions
  • Using Magice Move
  • Using Video in a Slideshow
  • Configuring Preferences
  • Running a Presentation
  • Pausing and Resuming a Slideshow
  • Troubleshooting
Lesson 4- Creating a Custom Theme
  • Preparing an Empty Theme
  • Creating a Title Slide
  • Creating a Photo Master
  • Saving and Sharing Themes
  • Applying a Custom Theme
Lesson 5- Importing from PowerPoint and Working with Charts
  • Importing a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Animating a Title Slide
  • Cleaning up a Chart
  • Enhancing and Animating a Chart
  • Improving Title Text
  • Animating a Table
  • Animating a Column Chart
  • Animating a Pie Chart
  • Changing Chart Style
  • Animating a 3D Area Chart
  • Adding Content from a Word document
  • Saving a PowerPoint or PDF file
Lesson 6- Rehearsing and Delivering Your Presentation
  • Reviewing with Light Table View
  • Adding Comments
  • Adding and Printing Presenter Notes
  • Indexing a Presentation with Spotlight
  • Rehearsing a Presentation
  • Giving a Presentation with a Portable Computer
  • Using an iPhone or iPad as a Remote Control
  • Creating a Self-Running Slideshow 
  • Running a Presentation as a Kiosk
Lesson 7- Publishing Your Presentation
  • Printing Handouts
  • Exporting as PDF
  • Exporting to PowerPoint
  • Exporting Images 
  • Exporting to QuickTime
  • Exporting to an iPod
  • Exporting to HTML
  • Sending to iWeb
  • Sending to YouTube
  • Sharing a Presentation with
  • Sharing a Presentation with iChat Theatre
  • Exporting to iDVD
Note: Students will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of this course and may retake the same course as many times as they want.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

  • No charge for substituting students at any time.
  • No charge to reschedule or cancel before 5 business days of class. 
  • There is a $25 rescheduling, cancellation or retake rescheduling fee within 3-5 business days from the start of class. 
  • No refund or rescheduling permitted within 2 business days of start of class. No refund given for cancellations or "no-shows" within 2 business days from the start of class. 
  • If a retake is cancelled within 2 business days from the start of class, another retake may not be scheduled.

Teacher: Scott W.

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Scott has performed professional graphic, web, and multimedia design in New York City since 1992, and has worked as a professional instructor since 1994. As a designer, some of his former clients include: SPSS, Siegel+Gale, SECUDE, Oppenheimer Funds, The New York Public Library, The Girl Scouts of America, Calvin Klein, and Scholastic Books. As an instructor, he has taught at many professional learning centers in New York City, including Future Media Concepts, and The Chubb Institute -- where he held the position as The Department Chair of Graphic and Multimedia Design until the school was sold in 2006. He was also instrumental, during his time at Open-i Media, in the creation of DoubleClick University. Scott has an extensive list of programs he teaches including video editing. As a performing musician from the age of 13, Scott also enjoys teaching music composition and audio editing.

Start Dates (1)

Start Date # of Sessions Price
1 $199 Book

Scott W.

Mon, Dec 21 10:00am - 5:00pm

Union Square, Manhattan
One Union Square West Ste 805
At E 14th St
New York, New York 10003



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NYIM Training
Union Square, Manhattan
One Union Square West Ste 805
At E 14th St
New York, New York 10003

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