The Cloud & Digital Productivity Titles

  • These titles apply to both PC & Mac platforms and devices
  • Deliveries available for Corporate Training & Conferences
  • (*) Asterisk indicates the course is currently available in the RedCape Academy

The Tech-Savvy Assistant: Digital Etiquette”

How our use of technology impacts the productivity, effectiveness, safety, and privacy of both ourselves and others

The technology we use every day gives us the power and tools to not only get our jobs done but to also execute flawlessly. As we add more technology on top of the technology we already have, it impacts productivity, effectiveness, and privacy — not only for you but for your entire team. Discover the best practices and latest trends when it comes to improving your digital etiquette.  Key takeaways include:

  • ​​​​Smartphone etiquette that saves lives and reduces anxiety
  • How to reduce email for yourself and others
  • Reduce time zone errors and time zone anxiety
  • Manage documents more effectively and securely
  • Social media etiquette that will help expand and strengthen your connections

“Digital Productivity for the Executive Assistant”

Boost your digital confidence and deliver results when working on any device, anywhere, anytime.

Be productive on any device | Collaborate effectively with others | Go paperless

In this timesaving productivity session, discover how to extend your desktop no matter where you are with anywhere, anytime access using the familiar productivity tools that help you get more done with less time: Microsoft Office. Work together in real-time from any device and across any platform. And better yet, sync your important files so that you can access them even when you’re NOT online.

Whether you’re using internal file shares such SharePoint or external cloud services such Dropbox, Microsoft’s OneDrive, Google Drive, or Apple’s iCloud, you will finally understand the value (and limitations) of these tools so that you can confidently build your cloud-based technology experience, a critical skill for the tech-savvy assistant. You’ll discover the fundamental differences between working with internal colleagues and external colleagues and how best to collaborate with them in our environment.

Join us as we navigate real-world scenarios that demonstrate the new digital workplace and gain practical tips & tricks to make your life easier:

  • Set up your cloud experience on any device
  • Integrate Microsoft Office with your cloud account
  • View and edit documents online
  • Set up shortcuts to your favorite files
  • Share documents, spreadsheets and presentations with others
  • Collaborate on files together, in real time
  • Sync your files to your PC so that you can access them even if you aren’t connected to the Internet
  • Create a digital notebook to capture (and access) notes on the go and to collaborate with others
  • And more!

“Productivity magic on the go using Microsoft Office”

How do you stay productive when you’re out of the office? Do you have all the right tools or are you limited by the functionality of your mobile devices? In this timesaving productivity session, discover how to extend your desktop office technology no matter where you are with anywhere, anytime access using the familiar productivity tools that help you get more done with less time: Microsoft Office.

  • Discover how to extend your desktop office technology no matter where you are with anywhere, anytime access using the Microsoft Surface Table (or other tablet device)
  • Use Office Online on any device to view and edit documents
  • Leverage OneNote to capture (and view) ideas and notes on the go and collaborate with others

“To the Cloud! Getting started with OneDrive & Office Online”

Virtual technologies such as video chat, collaboration portals, online drives, and remote desktop access allow us to get our work done from anywhere, while reducing costs and carbon footprint. Increasingly, we are working to support virtual teams or a part of one. Microsoft’s OneDrive, together with Office Online, brings productivity tools together and takes us deep into the cloud. In this session we will create a Microsoft account and navigate real-world scenarios that demonstrate how “cloud computing” interacts seamlessly with Microsoft Office.

“Which Cloud Should You Work In?”

Trying to make sense of the Cloud? Not sure how it can benefit you? Attend this session and discover the fundamental differences between the various cloud options, such as: Dropbox., OneDrive, iCloud, Google Drive, and Office 365. Whether you’re still unsure what the cloud is or are already using a cloud service, you will finally understand the value of moving to the cloud and which service is right for you.

“Admins in the Cloud”

Trying to make sense of the Cloud? Not sure how the cloud benefits you or works with the tools you use every day? Discover the fundamental differences between the various cloud options and join us as we navigate real-world scenarios that demonstrate how “cloud computing” interacts seamlessly with Microsoft Office. Whether you’re still unsure what the cloud is or are already using a cloud service, you will finally understand the value of moving to the cloud and which service is right for you as an administrative professional.

  • Understand cloud computing and how it affects your role as an admin
  • Discover the fundamental differences between the various cloud options, such as: Dropbox., OneDrive, Google Drive, and Office 365
  • Integrate Microsoft Office with your cloud account

“To the Cloud! Practical Steps and Tips for Using Google or Apple Cloud”

Trying to keep up with technology and make sense of the Cloud? Not sure how the cloud benefits you and your work as an admin? Join us as we navigate real-world scenarios that demonstrate how “cloud computing” works for Google and Apple environments. Whether you’re using DropBox, Microsoft’s OneDrive, Google Drive, or Apple’s iCloud, you will finally understand the value of two of these major players so that you can confidently build your cloud-based technology experience, a critical skill for the tech-savvy assistant. Discover the fundamental differences between Google and Apple’s cloud technologies. Gain practical cloud tips & tricks to make your life easier.

“Using Microsoft Office in the Cloud”

Access your work anywhere, anytime in the Cloud using the programs you’re most familiar with: Microsoft Office! Microsoft’s cloud-­based solution Office Online helps business professionals work together in real-­time from any device and across any platform. And better yet, sync your important files so that you can access them even when you’re NOT online. You’ll learn how you can communicate using Outlook, Lync, and Skype and collaborate using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

  • Set up and access Microsoft Online for free to use on multiple devices.
  • Set up shortcuts to your favorite files
  • Share documents, spreadsheets and forms with others, and they don’t need to have Office to read or edit them.
  • Collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, notebooks and presentations in real time
  • Sync your files to your PC so that you can access them even if you aren’t connected to the Internet
  • Discover the differences between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business