Adobe Creative Cloud

While Microsoft controls the creation of simple business documents, your employees’ collaboration, and the business intelligence stack, Adobe is the industry standard for designing and delivering beautiful, compelling, and business-driving documents, websites, infographics, and more. A workforce that can leverage the power of the Creative Cloud can move mountains.

What we can teach

Adobe Acrobat Pro is, along with the Office Suite, essential business software. The PDF is the ‘universal file format’, and the ability to customize, edit, and otherwise modify these files is critical.


  • Introduction to PDFs
  • Navigating PDFs
  • Using Acrobat Reader
  • Searching Documents
  • Creating PDFs from Microsoft Applications
  • Creating PDFs from Photos and Graphics
  • Creating PDFs from Websites
  • Changing Conversion Settings

  • Adding and Deleting Pages
  • Merging Documents
  • Changing Text and Graphics
  • Adding Bookmarks
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Creating Buttons
  • Adding Headers and Footers
  • Security Features

  • Creating Form Fields
  • Distributing Forms
  • Adding Watermarks and Backgrounds
  • Adding Comments
  • OCR
  • Creating Links and Buttons
  • Creating Rollover Effects
  • Using JavaScript
  • Adding Movies and Sounds
  • Batch Processing
  • Digital Signatures
  • Full Screen Mode

Photoshop is the industry standard for editing photographic files. The foundation of the program Is simple, however – understanding file types, resolution, selections, and layers. In this course, we teach you the skills to be a photo editing pro.


  • The Photoshop Interface
  • Your First Photograph
  • Selection Tools
  • Refining Selections
  • Layers
  • Text
  • Resizing and Resolution
  • File Types

  • Color
  • Painting Tools
  • Brushes
  • Warping and Effects
  • Masks and Clipping
  • Sharpen and Blur
  • Fundamental Color Correction

  • Advanced Color Correction
  • History Brush
  • Black and White and Colorization
  • Web Graphics
  • Transparency
  • Automation

Illustrator is a world-class piece of drawing software. Whereas Photoshop deals with photographs, Illustrator is perfect for logos, layouts, web pages, and cartoons.


  • The Illustrator Interface
  • New Drawing
  • Shape and Drawing Tools
  • Fill Options
  • Stroke Options
  • The Pen Tool
  • Color Palettes
  • Filters and Effects

  • Brushes
  • Distortion and Filters
  • Positioning
  • Swatches
  • Paths
  • Layers
  • Gradients

  • Symbols
  • Web Graphics
  • Printing
  • Color and File Types

InDesign is Adobe’s take on professional print layouts. It can be used to design brochures, books, and other documents, besides a number of digital purposes. This is one of the perfect containers for the graphics you create in Photoshop and Illustrator.


  • The InDesign Interface
  • New Publication
  • Working with Objects
  • Drawing and Color
  • Formatting Text
  • Placing Images
  • Cropping and Scale
  • Word Wrap

  • Pages and Master Pages
  • Text Styles
  • Swatches, Spot, and CMYK Color
  • Gradients
  • Graphics and Frames
  • Object Styles

  • Pen Tool
  • Libraries
  • Tables
  • Linked Graphics

Most businesspeople believe that ‘design’ is about choosing colors and fonts – mostly irrelevant details to their day-to-day operations. In fact, design is just another word for communication – the most critical business skill. A properly designed element will communicate its message more quickly and effectively, creating more of the result you’re looking for.

Design Principles

  • Signal and Noise
  • Patterns in Communication
  • Repetition and Contrast
  • Understanding Hierarchy
Fine Skills

  • Creating Images
  • Typography
  • Understanding Shape and Color
  • Composition
Direct Applications

  • Email and Documents
  • Spreadsheets, Charts, and Dashboards
  • Presentations and Motion

The team at Knack Training customizes every hands-on training to the world and requirements of the attendees.

  • Live Classroom Training
  • Seminar and Conference Sessions
  • Web-Based Training
  • Video Courses
  • Consulting
The team at Knack Training customizes every hands-on training to the world and requirements of the attendees.

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