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Vickie Sokol Evans MCT

Microsoft Certified Trainer | Founder of RedCape

Microsoft Certified Trainer | Founder of RedCape

Ready for some jaw-dropping training? Well, hold on because that’s what you’ll get in a session with Vickie Sokol Evans. Her life-changing courses and certification study groups have compelled attendees

  • To tell Vickie to, “Get Out!” and “Shut up!” (in amazement)
  • Offer marriage proposals, “Will you marry me?”
  • And change career trajectories, “I have four job offers to pick from!”

 

Vickie is the author of the bestselling “100 Tips” series for both PC and Mac and is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, specializing in Microsoft productivity platforms for both PC and Mac. But more importantly, she can uplevel you to become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist. She’s witty, sharp, pointed and knows how to get the most from technology and teach it to you and your team.

Vickie is  a sought-after international speaker delivering live, inspired keynote presentations to major brands including Microsoft, The Gates Foundation, Stanford University, The New York Times, Starbucks, American Airlines, Accenture, UK’s Parliament, and most notably, Bill Gates’s Team, among a host of others.

Teaching teams tricks to turn what usually takes hours into solutions that takes minutes, means there’s an immediate ROI after each session. It’s no wonder 98% of audiences want her back.

  • Signature Session: Timesaving (and Jaw-Dropping) Tips using Microsoft Office for Windows

    Learn the secrets of high-performers and discover quick and easy digital productivity tips across Microsoft Office that will help you deliver better results in less time by using more of your technology. This class is cultivated from years of training the world’s smartest people.

    Pro Tip: it’s all in Vickie’s bestselling “100 Tips” book too.

    Whether you are attending as a refresher or if this is your first time attending, you’ll significantly reduce time and effort by gaining greater confidence and skills in these programs.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Eliminate the most common old (and bad) habits and unessential work.
    • Reduce wasted hours and effort working on a project.
    • Eliminate feeling paralyzed by the latest technology.
    • Leverage the tools you have at your fingertips & execute flawlessly!
  • Microsoft Certification: Assess Your Readiness to Pass Your First Exam

    Do you use Microsoft Office every single day at work? Have you been using it for at least three years? Are you nervous about taking the steps to pursue MOS certification? Attend this session to assess your readiness to achieve the Microsoft Office Specialist certification in the programs you use every day.

    Founder of RedCape and their MOS Study Group, Vickie Sokol Evans is a Microsoft Certified Trainer. She has successfully studied for and passed 25 “Core” and “Expert” certification exams on her first try and has perfected the MOS certification process.

    While she is forbidden to tell you what’s on the exams, she and her team at RedCape can shorten the amount of time it takes for you and your entire team to get certified in the programs you use every day. But first, she wants to help you determine your certification readiness.

    Vickie will walk through an overview of the four exams and their objectives and give you tips on how to study for your first exam. You’ll also find out what makes the first exam the most challenging of them  all and tips to overcome that hurdle.

    After passing your first exam, you’ll wonder why you didn’t pursue certification sooner. She did.

  • Digital Productivity Secrets of High Performers

    Learn the secrets of high-performers and discover quick and easy digital productivity tips across Microsoft Office that will help you deliver better results in less time by using more of your technology. This class is cultivated from years of training the world’s smartest people.

    Pro Tip: it’s all in Vickie’s bestselling “100 Tips” book too.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Eliminate the most common old (and bad) habits and unessential work.
    • No more wasted hours working on a project.
    • No more feeling paralyzed by the latest technology.
    • Leverage the tools you have at your fingertips & execute flawlessly!

     

    BONUS: you’ll walk away with a better understanding of whether or not you’re ready for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. How? 90% of the tips you learn will meet the objectives of the MOS certification exam.

    Plus, in this magical space that you enter, you’ll be able to bend time and space because one hour in training with us, will yield upwards of 48 hours saved in one year. That’s because students save one hour per week for each hour of RedCape training.

  • Simplify your life using Office Themes

    Timesaving Secrets to Transforming Your Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations Into Professional-Looking Masterpieces.

    The last thing you want to do is spend unnecessary time getting your documents to look GREAT! Introduced in Microsoft Office 2007, Office Themes are available across all Microsoft Office applications and allow you to create professional looking and branded documents with ease. In this session, understand what makes up a Theme and best practices for automating your work so that you can work less.

    • Leverage existing themes across all applications
    • Customize an existing theme
    • Create a new theme to match your company’s brand
    • Save your custom themes and share them with others
    • Discover the #1 mistake people make when changing fonts in their document that cost them valuable time
  • PowerPoint Slide Masters: Time saving secrets to managing and merging your presentations in PowerPoint

    Frustrated with the amount of time it takes to create your presentation and make changes to it?

    Are you responsible for combining multiple presentations into one presentation?

    Do you cringe when someone else makes a change, which requires you to spend extra time making things consistent with the format and brand?

    Great news! Vickie designed this session to take the pain and angst out of creating and editing your presentations by using slide masters.

    Vickie avoided slide masters at all costs because she thought it was more work with little benefit…until she discovered how valuable they were for structuring her presentations and fixing common problems. In fact, any time one of her customers has a formatting issue in PowerPoint or comes to her with very limited time to create a presentation, Slide Masters are the answer.

    This session is for you if you:

    • Are responsible for creating or editing any type of PowerPoint presentation
    • Feel like you’re constantly having to rearrange things on various slides
    • Spend too much time trying to make things look good on the slides
    • Need to combine several presentations into one
    • Have problem slides that give you trouble
    • Have a fear of working with Slide Masters
    • Need to leverage your time wisely and be more productive

     

    Discover the amazing tools that you have at your fingertips – make your life easier and more productive when managing presentations for yourself and others!

  • Holly Eardley, Director of Development, Lucky Duck Productions

    From the girl that guffawed at the idea of going to a Microsoft workshop. I thought I knew all there was to know about Word and Excel. People at my office come to me when they have questions about formatting. “What could I possibly take away from this?” I questioned. I hemmed and hawed and went to the seminar anyway. I am embarrassed to admit, out of everything Vickie went over – I knew none of it. Zero. Zilch. Nada. I look at Microsoft in a whole new light. One might even say, I just fell in love. And the best part? The people at the office think I am really cool now.

  • Pauline Delahunt, PA to Managing Director at Roche Diagnostics, UK

    Thank you so much for those great tips! I just wish you could have seen the ‘jaw-dropping’ and heard the gasps of amazement when I shared your tips with the PA team here at Roche. Thank you. Your tips and links to RedCape are cascading through the organisation at great speed. A member of our Leadership came to thank me for having injected newfound IT enthusiasm into his PA as a result – but it’s all thanks to you!

  • Victoria Lecoq, Executive Assistant

    Awesome!!! OFF THE CHARTS!!! I texted 3 other employees – encouraging them to come because this was soooo helpful. Sooo informative. Thank you.

  • Elaine McWhinney, Financial Manager, The New York Times

    Your class has changed my life – not just my day, but my life. I’m so at rest right now. I am walking away full of life and knowledge. Finally going to be able to leave work on time to spend with my family because I’m working more efficiently. Thank you!

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