Keynote – Apple Keynote Training

Keynote Training Course – Apple – Course #:APL-CP100-150

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., & On-Site

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Keynote Training Course Description:

This course is designed to teach students how to increase their productivity and depth of knowledge using Keynote on OS X and iOS. Students work with real-world content and scenarios to learn practical approaches to creating presentations. Upon completion of the Keynote training course, students will be able to: Create influential presentations that incorporate photographs, diagrams, animations, and other rich media to connect with and engage the intended audience. This class is designed for anyone who wants to create professional-quality presentations. This course will prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro – Keynote – Exam (9L0-904). 

Prerequisites for Attending Keynote Training:

Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems—Knowledge of OS X—using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications, files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Projects that Use Keynote:

Sales Decks
Creating charts and graphs

Locations for Keynote Training:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Keynote Training:

In Person: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Keynote Training Class Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

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Final Cut Pro X Professional Post-Production
iOS Deployment Essentials
Logic Pro X 10.3 Professional Music Production
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Support Essentials 10.13 – macOS High Sierra 101
Server Essentials 10.12 – macOS Sierra 201
Support and Server Essentials 10.12 – macOS Sierra 101 & 201

Apple Keynote Training Outline

1. Getting Started:
Learning methodology
Understanding course structure
System requirements
Downloading and installing lesson files
Additional resources
Discovering Common Features
Before you start

2. Opening Keynote:
Swapping between open applications
Choosing themes
Customizing your workspace
Repeating image styles
Reverting documents
Distributing your work
Adding comments
Adding photos
Adjusting layouts
Trimming a movie clip
Securing your files

3. Outlining a Presentation:
Creating a presentation
Customizing your workspace
Adding slides
Opening a PowerPoint presentation in Keynote
Recording and deleting slides
Working in outline view
Adding slide transitions
Using builds
Applying themes

4. Making Media-Rich Presentations:
Making a slide background
Updating a paragraph style
Creating new slides by dragging files
Reordering slides using the light table
Using transitions to create moods
Adding an audio soundtrack
Controlling a presentation with builds
Layering objects with master slides
Build animations using actions

5. Developing a Custom Theme:
Selecting master slides
Updating paragraph styles
Modifying image placeholders
Placing objects on master slides
Saving themes

6. Rehearsing and Delivering a Presentation:
Playing a slideshow
Rehearsing a slideshow
Using an iOS device as a remote control
Recording a narrated, self-playing presentation
Creating a self-playing slideshow
Designing a presentation with links
Making Keynote handouts
Performing presentation preflight checks

7. Keynote for iOS:
Signing in to iCloud
Using Keynote for iOS
Adding photos and video
Setting a document password

8. Moving Between iOS, iCloud, and OS X:
Opening an iOS document on your Mac
Moving a Mac document to iCoud Drive
Tidying Up


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students. To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

We have instructors ready to teach this class, but we do not currently offer it on our open enrollment schedule. If you are interested in this class, please fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly about your training options!