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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -
09:00 to 12:00

Learn why this is the best program for designing clean, simple bold graphics. You will find that most logos, patterns, scientific illustrations, flat/graphic artwork is created with Adobe Illustrator.

Simplicity is one of the most important factors to clear communication. Learn the differences between Vector and raster art and to create bold imagery -- enabling you to quickly communicate your idea.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 -
09:00 to 12:00

In this lecture, learn how the iPhone and iPad can improve productivity and communication at work.   Learn what the hype is all about, along with the top apps available to you.

Apps / Tools discussed include:

Thursday, July 14, 2016 -
09:00 to 12:00

Learn best practices of using Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Box to facilitate collaboration within your group, and have a central location for all documentation.

This lecture covers the differences and best uses of each.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016 -
13:00 to 16:00

This lecture covers some of the most powerful tools and features of Word needed to create professional documents. Learn effective ways of moving, selecting and formatting text.  Discover shortcuts. Speed up your document formatting efforts.

Topics include:

Shortcuts

  • Save time on the keyboard
  • Reduce the amount of typing you do and reduce errors at the same time by storing and reusing text in your documents
  • Quickly navigate documents of any size
  • Use powerful time-saving techniques for selecting text

Tables

Friday, July 15, 2016 -
09:00 to 12:00

What is WordPress and how can it help me or my group? In this lecture, learn how to tame and navigate the WordPress ship.

Topics include:

  • basic terminology
  • editing content and images
  • categories
  • plugins
  • widgets
  • menus
  • themes, and more!   

You can request your group instance at https://wordpress.stanford.edu.

Advanced questions will be answered during last 30 min of the class.

Friday, July 15, 2016 -
13:00 to 16:00

Learn how to enhance your project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. This session focuses on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to revolutionize managing projects of all sizes.   Key topics and takeaways:

Monday, July 18, 2016 -
09:00 to 12:00

Learn little-known but very useful Excel techniques in this 3-hour lecture! Learners who incorporate these techniques into their daily workflows should need less time to complete Excel tasks and at the same improve the quality of their work products.

Course outline/topics:

What is the Paste Special dialog box, and why should I care?

Monday, July 18, 2016 -
13:00 to 16:00

You've heard of programming languages like Java or Python, but want to learn more about what Programming is, and how best to use it.

In this lecture, learn the fundamentals and then work on a Do It Yourself project.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 -
09:00 to 12:00

Learn powerful tips and techniques to save you time and get the results you need from your email. Get important email management strategies to transform email into a productivity tool and learn how to manage information overload.  

Whether you're using Outlook, Mac Mail, or Stanford Email, the email management strategies you will learn can be applied in any application to get the results you want from your email communication and help you, your team, and your organization better succeed and meet your goals.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 -
13:00 to 16:00

In this lecture, learn about today's social media platforms (from LinkedIn, to Facebook, Twitter, and the blogosphere) and how they offer extraordinary capabilities and unique opportunities to bring about significant business and personal benefits.  

Key takeaways from this lecture:

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