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Business Applications

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 30/05/2024   English

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4.5 Days

27 CPD hours


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to communicate and work effectively in a business environment.


In this course, students will learn about all different aspects of business skills needed be effective in an office environment.

Accessing PDF Documents
  • Open a PDF Document
  • Browse a PDF Document
Creating & Saving PDF Documents
  • Create and Save a PDF Document from an Existing Document
  • Create a PDF Document from a Web Page
  • Combine Multiple PDF Documents
Navigating Content in a PDF Document
  • Perform a Search in a PDF Document
  • Search Multiple PDF Documents
  • Work with Bookmarks
  • Create Links and Buttons
Modifying PDF Documents
  • Manipulate PDF Document Pages
  • Edit Content in a PDF Document
  • Add Page Elements
Reviewing PDF Documents
  • Add Comments and Markup
  • Compare PDF Documents
  • Initiate and Manage a Review
Converting PDF Files
  • Reduce the File Size of a PDF Document
  • Optimize PDF Files
  • Convert and Reuse PDF Document Content
Customizing the Acrobat XI Pro Workspace
  • Customize the Toolbars
  • Customize the Tool Sets
Creating PDFs from Technical Documents
  • Create PDF Documents Using Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Measure Technical Drawings
Enhancing PDF Documents
  • Embed Multimedia
  • Enhance PDF Document Accessibility
Securing PDF Documents
  • Manage the Security of PDF Documents
  • Validate PDF Documents
Creating Interactive PDF Forms
  • Create a PDF Form
  • Compile and Manage PDF Form Data
Finalizing PDF Files for Commercial Printing
  • Apply Color Management Settings
  • Preview Printed Effects
  • Perform Preflight on a PDF Document
  • Create PDF/X, PDF/A, and PDF/E Compliant Files
  • Create a Composite and Color Separations
Accessing & Navigating SharePoint Team Sites
  • Access SharePoint Sites
  • Navigate SharePoint Sites
Working with Documents, Content, & Libraries
  • Upload Documents
  • Search for Documents and Files
Working with Lists
  • Add List Items
  • Modify List Items
  • Configure List Views
  • Filtering and Grouping with List Views
Configuring Your SharePoint Profile
  • Update and Share Your Profile Information
  • Share and Follow SharePoint Content
  • Creating a Blog
Integrating with Microsoft Office
  • Access and Save SharePoint Documents with Microsoft Office
  • Manage Document Versions through Office 2013
  • Accessing SharePoint Data from Outlook 2013
Working Offline & Remotely with SharePoint
  • Synchronize Libraries, Sites, and MySite and Working Offline
  • Working from a Mobile Device
Creating a New Site
  • Create a Site
  • Change the Look and Feel of Your SharePoint Site
Adding & Configuring Libraries
  • Configure Document Library for Your SharePoint Team Site
  • Configure the Site Assets Library for Your SharePoint Site
  • Add and Configure a Wiki for Your SharePoint Site
Adding & Configuring Lists
  • Add an Announcement List
  • Add and Configure a Task List
  • Add and Configure Contact and Calendar Lists
  • Add and Configure a Blog Subsite
  • Add and Configure a Custom List to your SharePoint Site
  • Customize List Forms
Configuring Site Settings, Navigation, & Search
  • Configure Site Search Options
  • Configure Site Administration Settings
  • Configure Site Organization and Navigation
Assigning Permissions & Access Rights
  • Sharing Sites and Setting Site Permissions
  • Secure Lists, Libraries, and Documents
Configure Content Roll-Up, Summary Links, & Site Map
  • Add and Configure the Content Search Web Part
  • Add and Configure the Relevant Documents Web Part
Identifying Nouns, Pronouns, & Verbs
  • Identify Nouns
  • Identify Pronouns
  • Identify Verbs
Identifying Adjectives & Adverbs
  • Use Adjectives
  • Use Adverbs
Indentifying Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections
  • Use Prepositions
  • Use Conjunctions
  • Use Interjections
Identifying Rules
  • Monitor Sentences
  • Monitor Modifiers
  • Avoid Common Errors
Identifying Correct Punctuation
  • Use Parentheses Correctly
  • Use Commas, Semicolons, and Quotation Marks
  • Use Numbers, Symbols, and Capitalization Correctly
Identifying Sentence Fragments, Run-Ons, and Comma Splices
  • Identify Sentence Fragments
  • Identify Run-ons, Comma Splices, and Solutions
Improving Word Choices
  • Identify Commonly Misused Words
  • Identify Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms
Building Effective Sentences
  • Identify the Goal
  • Consider the Audience
  • Consider the Context
Editing Effectively
  • Use Correct Spelling
  • Achieve Clarity
Avoiding Hypercorrections
  • Avoid Hypercorrections
  • Achieve Simplicity
Getting Started
  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
Working with Words
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Creating a Cheat Sheet
Constructing Sentences
  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Punctuation
  • Types of Sentences
Creating Paragraphs
  • The Basic Parts
  • Organization Methods
Writing Meeting Agendas
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Agenda
Writing E-Mails
  • Addressing Your Message
  • Grammar and Acronyms
Writing Business Letters
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Letter
Writing Proposals
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Proposal
Writing Reports
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Be guided by the: The purpose of the report
  • The seniority of your readers
  • Writing the Report
Other Types of Documents
  • Requests for Proposals
  • Projections
  • Executive Summaries
  • Business Cases
Proofreading & Finishing
  • A Proofreading Primer
  • How Peer Review Can Help
  • Printing and Publishing
Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
E-Mail Basics
  • E-mail characteristics
  • Writing online versus on paper
  • Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of e-mail
  • Understanding the cultural significance of e-mail
  • E-mail programs
  • Using an e-mail program to send e-mail
  • When to use e-mail
  • Communicating by e-mail
  • Understanding when to avoid using e-mail
  • Writing an e-mail message
  • Using the MAIL acronym
E-Mail Policies
  • Company policies
  • Avoiding improper e-mail messages
  • Ensuring employee compliance to e-mail policies
  • Copyright laws, viruses, and liability
  • Avoiding copyright infringement
  • Avoiding viruses
  • Identifying e-mail liability
E-Mail Features & Security
  • Features of an e-mail program
  • Using attachments
  • Using priority labels and signature files
  • Features of an e-mail program
  • Using attachments
  • Using priority labels and signature files
  • Discussing e-mail program options
  • Securing e-mail
  • Usi
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Business Applications training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Business Applications course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

FAQ for the Business Applications Course

Available Delivery Options for the Business Applications training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the Business Applications training provide?

The 4.5 day. Business Applications training course give you up to 27 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

What is the correct audience for the Business Applications training?

This course is intended for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge of business skills.

Do you provide training for the Business Applications.

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the Business Applications. This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the Business Applications program.

The Business Applications training takes place over 4.5 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the Business Applications?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the Business Applications training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the Business Applications training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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