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Canva Introduction

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Canva Introduction Course Outline

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

If you're constantly frustrated by how long it takes to create a design in Canva, then you've come to the right place. This class will get you up and running quickly with creating professional branded graphics in Canva. Organize your business designs using folders and learn to schedule social media content in Canva's own content planner Learn to create presentations, as well as video and animated social media posts.

Discover the features of Canva to help you save time, including the brand kit, quick create and templates. You'll learn how to set up a Canva account, both free and pro, and create a brand kit while understanding the importance of branding. As you progress, the chapters will show you how to organize your account, create presentations, use videos and animation within your marketing materials and more. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of what Canva is and what it does and be able to confidently and easily create a branded design from scratch.

Who Should Attend
This class is for aspiring designers, social media managers, VAs, service-based businesses and solopreneurs with basic experience in Canva, who are looking to advance in a new skill, while creating their brand and perfecting their social and marketing materials on a budget.

A basic understanding of Canva, including setting up a free Canva account, creating a basic design using a template, adding images and text boxes and changing the color of fonts is helpful but optional.

What you will learn
Understand the fundamental capabilities and features of Canva
Create a brand kit and understand what makes a good brand
Develop effective graphics to aid in increasing visibility on social media platforms
Follow step-by-step tutorials to create stunning designs
Create a branded logo and learn about trademark and copyright guidelines
Discover a world of color combinations, contrasts, and meanings for your brand
Explore the fundamental design principles
Use videos, animation, and sounds in social graphics for your designs

Course Outline

Setting Up Canva on Desktop and Mobile

Discovering and Editing Templates

Tools and Features for Using Elements and Images

Designing Eye-Catching Graphics through Useful Features

Exploring the Awesome Creative Tools for Branding

Expert Hacks to Create Your Own Professional-Looking Designs

Five Graphic Design Principles You Need to Know

Creating Your Perfect logo

Making Social Media Graphics with Canva

Leveraging Video and Animation within Your Business Marketing

Downloading and Sharing Your Designs

Tips and Tricks for Printing

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Attend hands-on, instructor-led Canva Introduction training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

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