Course Outlines

Click on the tabs below
to view the software programs that we
provide training for.
Graphics & Photos
Web Layout

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Muse

Adobe Animate


Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) with InDesign

Apple iBooks Author

ePubs with InDesign

Interactive PDFs


Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter

TechSmith Camtasia

Articulate Storyline

Articulate Studio

Microsoft Powerpoint

IDEAS delivers customized, expert Adobe, FileMaker, Microsoft, and Quark training and consultation that fits your schedule!

IDEAS trains on:

  • The entire Adobe Creative Cloud Suite,

  • The entire Adobe Technical
    Communications Suite,

  • QuarkXPress,

  • FileMaker Pro, &

  • The entire Microsoft Office Suite


Training options:

    At your location with a flat-rate for any number of students

    Live, interactive training via the internet

  • Face-to-Face training in IDEAS Classrooms

Adobe Certified Instructor logo FileMaker Business Alliance Trainer logo
Adobe Certified Instructor and
Certified Expert since 1995
FileMaker Alliance Trainer
(formally Claris Alliance) since 1995

Are you tired of canceled classes? ... Tired of unqualified instructors?

Then you need some fresh IDEAS!

We don't hand you off to the ‘Trainer du jour’ (whomever is available that day regardless of actual experience).

We don't have class minimums for our onsite or online training.

Ask us about multi-person discounts on our SAN DIEGO downtown classes. Contact us at 760-473-0286 today.

IDEAS gives you Experience, Quality & Customization 

When you register for 2+ days of ONSITE, ONLINE, or CLASSROOM training, you get:
  • Customization — Your input is welcome to make the most of your valuable time.
  • Review your sample file in advance to provide solutions during training.
  • Use your files or our training exercises in private classes, COMPLETE YOUR WORK IN PROGRESS. 
  • Link for downloading the FREE TRIAL versions of the software in advance of your training.
  • Customer-Only Links to IDEAS’ valuable published materials with useful learning exercises & reference data.
  • Certificate of Attendance upon request, per two day+ training successfully completed. 
  • ONE MONTH FOLLOW-UP email support on material covered, if needed, after 2+ days training completed.


Certified trainer and co-owner.

ATTN: Military contracting and government personnel: IDEAS gives government employees and contractors a 10% discount for onsite training (EXPIRES 9/30/16). 
Please redirect this page to the appropriate buyer asap because there are limited dates available this summer! Please call 760-473-0286 or click here to email IDEAS.  
IDEAS is a Woman-Owned, SMALL BUSINESS: WOSB, for your set-asides. 
  • Results-drivenCertified ADOBE & FileMaker Pro Software Training
  • Publishing, Documentation, Multimedia, and Graphics Consultation & Support
  • Find us on CAGE CODE: 38KK7

IDEAS: established in 1990 and still going strong!