Microsoft Publisher Introduction

Course Description

Microsoft Publisher Introduction is designed to provide participants with the skills to create publications such as flyers, newsletters, brochures and labels. You will learn how to design a professional layout including how to effectively use text boxes, building blocks, shapes, pictures, and tables.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of Microsoft Publisher Introduction you should be able to:


Microsoft Publisher Introduction assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Duration

The Microsoft Publisher Introduction course is run over one-day but can be customised to suit your needs.

Course Overview

  • Creating A New Blank Publication
  • The Publisher 2016 Screen
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Accessing the Backstage View
  • Tips for Planning a Publication
  • Understand Different Types of Publications
  • Add or Edit Business Information
  • Creating A Publication from A Template
  • Using Save As
  • Save A New Publication
  • Inserting Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Use Undo and Redo
  • Saving an Existing Publication
  • Preview & Print A Publication
  • The Open Dialog Box
  • Open an Existing Publication
  • Use The Pages Navigation Pane
  • Work with Layouts
  • Zoom And Pan
  • Insert, move and delete Pages
  • Naming Pages
  • Create a Text Box
  • Modify A Text Box
  • Import Text
  • Check Spelling
  • Select Text
  • Apply Colour To Text
  • Create and Format WordArt
  • Text Effects
  • Text Columns
  • Link Text Boxes
  • Draw Text Boxes Accurately
  • Text Box Margins
  • Wrap and Align Text
  • Using Baseline Guides
  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Hyphenation
  • Create Bulleted & Numbered Lists
  • Create Text Styles
  • Apply or Modify Text Style
  • Insert Page Parts
  • Insert Calendars
  • Insert Borders and Accents
  • Insert Advertisements
  • Draw and Insert Shapes
  • Select, resize, move and align Shapes
  • Group Shapes
  • Draw Lines
  • Delete Shapes
  • Insert Pictures
  • Use the Scratch Area
  • Swap Pictures
  • Picture Formatting and Effects
  • Insert a Caption
  • Insert a Table
  • Enter text into a table
  • Adjust rows and columns
  • Apply Table Styles
  • Use Fills and Tints
  • Page Orientation
  • Create Envelopes, Labels, & Folded Cards
  • Create and edit Guides
  • Use Colour and Font Schemes
  • Working with Backgrounds
  • Use A Master Page
  • Insert Headers & Footers
  • Insert Page Numbers
  • Use A Two Page Master
  • Use Multiple Master Pages
  • Create a data source
  • Create a Mail Merge Publication
  • Show Merge Results
  • Sort a merge
  • Filter data
  • Merge printing
  • Create a Product List
  • Insert Text Fields
  • Format Text Fields
  • Preview Merge
  • Send a Publication as an Email
  • Save a Publication for Photo Printing
  • Save a Publication for another computer

Course Includes

Skills Analysis


We come to you

Hands-on training

Email Support

Real-world examples

Course Pricing

Pricing as of 1st July 2019. All prices are exempt of GST. All prices are PER SESSION, not per person.

Number of participants Investment (per day)
1-on-1 Training $500.00
2-3 participants $650.00
4-6 participants $800.00
7-8 participants $950.00
9-10 participants $1,200.00

Above costs are for training conducted within the Sydney region and is subject to travel fees dependent on location. Pricing provides a guide only and will be confirmed at time of booking enquiry.

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