Design with Canva - Nothing But Canva(Beginner Level)

This training is intended for beginner and intermediate users of Canva in order to navigate tools and tricks to speed up workflow when creating digital content and graphics at an overview level. This course does explain the functionality of the most popular Canva tools, and provides practice projects that can be used for real business settings.

Course Content

During this online workshop participants will :

  • Obtain a broad-based understanding of graphic design and visual marketing for brand identity
  • Understand the new Canva 2.0 platform dashboard, design dashboard, and social media features.
  • Develop a design kit for business and brand development to save time and recreate designs
  • Understand design elements and features such as images, layouts, typography, shaping, importing/exporting content
  • Navigate and use Canva 2.0 for creating business collateral and brand promotion based on three specific projects (flyer, pamphlet, business profile)
  • Learn how Canva 2.0 to manage SM platform activity including developing posts, headers, and covers for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram
  • Develop three specific in-class projects (header, ad,  post) that are impactful to a target audience

Trainer - Free2Transform, Dr. Alexis Maye

Free2Transform is led by Dr. Alexis Amaye, who brings over 15 years of experience in operational management and training in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.   Since 2016, she has successfully designed and facilitated Canva platform training for clients in both the private and public sectors. She holds a PhD in Business Information Systems with an emphasis on technology utilization within organisations. The exchange of ideas and information within any organisation leads to the creation of viable strategies for the fulfilment of the needs and aspirations of the organisation as a whole. Trainings in Canva 2.0 have been designed to provide a wealth of information for business development, social media marketing, sales,  business operational activities.

Free2Transform is a Cork-based, performance coaching and training consultancy firm providing results oriented services and practical solutions which build human capital. We use leadership and team management approaches and methodologies which result in levels of engagement with individuals, groups, and teams that focus on respect, positive relationships, fairness, and operational excellence. We measure our programmes based on

  • Development of collaborative relationships derived from an approach which encourages operational efficiency, professional growth, and accountability.;
  • Experiential learning approach that blends active learning with scenario, group exercises, and role-playing to
  • Practical anchoring techniques, strategies, and approaches introduced for behavioural change

Dr. Amaye brings a high level of  Canva 2.0 expertise with an approach to teaching that is supportive and interactive for users at all levels. She will show the functionality of Canva built on a clear understanding of brand marketing and visual design to help users navigate the platform in ways to save time and money.