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Adobe Creative Suite on the PC for Marketing and Communications

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Student working in the PC suite

Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm, five weeks

Indicative maximum class size: 10

This course will teach you the principles of effective desktop publishing on the PC.

It is ideal if you are working in-house for a marketing or communications team, and it is equally relevant if you are self-employed or involved in a start-up company.

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Course Dates

27th January 2018 – 24th February 2018

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Course Description

The course will provide you with guidance on what makes good layout design, and will develop your technical and visual skills to enable you to produce professional looking presentations across both printed and digital media.

On this course you will:

  • have practical sessions using the latest desktop publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite) and theoretical discussions featuring contemporary examples of good design practice
  • learn the technical basics of print-ready artwork and be able to create complete items that are suitable for outputting to laser, lithographic and digital printers
  • explore layout of stationery, magazines, newsletters, brochures and webpages with a view to producing consistent, coherent and credible communications.

What will you gain?

This course is ideal for anyone who has not attended a software-based course before. It will take you from the basics and quickly develop your ability to design professional-looking documents.

Tutor Profile: Antony Radcliffe is a practicing graphic designer. He has extensive experience in the design industry having worked with renowned international consultancies such as Ogilvy and Mather and BMP. His creative work has been commissioned by a range of blue-chip clients including IBM, Land Securities PLC, ICI and Amec. With specialisms in branding and identity, corporate communications, b2b and b2c marketing he has also worked in retail and FMCG. He is currently a contributing lecturer on the visual communications programme at Nottingham Trent University.

Any questions?

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813