Melissa Esquibel specializes in transforming those confused by technology into empowered users of their software tools. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with more than 30 years in business application technology, Melissa has a unique ability to make learning programs enjoyable AND valuable. Melissa's consulting career spans banking, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and insurance, which allows her to provide real-world examples and applications. She has enabled everyone from rocket scientists to real estate brokers to put the "productive" back in office productivity software. Melissa graduated summa cum laude from Strayer University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Legal Studies.
There is a strategy for writing emails that matters. From the subject line to the signature line, every piece of an email can mean the difference between instructions followed or instructions ignored, a sale made or a sales opportunity lost.
Missing deadlines is painful. Learning new applications can be time-consuming. Successfully managing your projects is non-negotiable.
Microsoft PowerPoint has a lot of features. Knowing the right ones to help you deliver your message effectively while giving you the confidence in front of the room is the goal of this session
In this session, we’ll take you on the entire journey to creating an instruction manual, one type of technical writing. From gathering information and resources to producing the final document, we’ll cover each step along the way showing you tools and techniques for making short work of daunting tasks. We will be working from the Microsoft Office Suite, but the information will be applicable across other applications suites. We’ll also look at common missteps in creating technical documentation that can create unnecessary work for others and non-compliance. Understanding how the end user will consume and apply the information you assemble can help you save time and produce precisely what is needed. In this section we’ll cover writing styles, integrating multiple information resources and how to use styles for precise formatting and organization. Finally, we’ll cover how to produce and end product of a technical writing assignment. Whether the end product is printed, presented in electronic format or presented online as an interactive tool, you'll have a solid foundation on how to produce a valuable final product.
We'll begin by helping you ensure that your data is in the right shape to create a pivot table.
We begin with the secrets the pros use to navigate around large documents.
We'll begin by showing you how and why you should begin every presentation with an outline.
We begin with the secrets the pros use to navigate around large documents. Then we'll show you the right way to approach the project that eliminates errors and rework later.