Training Course Outlines and Descriptions

Using Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional 7 (2-3 days)

(Prices and course length may vary. Check with your local training center for this information.)


In this instructor-led training, students will learn how to create and host an Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro meeting, and will cover topics including scheduling meetings; displaying content in meetings; using audio and video during meetings; customizing the meeting room; interacting with participants; recording, editing, and downloading meetings, using breakout rooms, using the Outlook Add-In, administrating an Acrobat Connect Pro account; and creating and managing Adobe Connect Events. In addition to teaching methodology, the course focuses strongly on best practices for hosting meetings and managing associated content. The course also includes optional content for recording a demonstration and interactive simulation using the Adobe Captivate application.


This course is for people who plan on creating and hosting Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro meetings.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introducing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Applications

  • Introducing Adobe Connect Pro Applications
  • Introducing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Meeting
  • Introducing Adobe Presenter
  • Navigating an Adobe Presentation
  • Introducing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Training
  • Introducing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Events
  • Introducing the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Central

Unit 2: Creating an Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Meeting Room

  • Creating a Meeting Room
  • Selecting Participants
  • Sending Invitations
  • Navigating Within a Meeting Room

Unit 3: Managing an Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional Meeting Room

  • Controlling Access to a Meeting Room
  • Managing Attendees
  • Setting and Viewing Connection Properties

Unit 4: Sharing Presentations

  • Loading PowerPoint Slides
  • Using Presentation Controls
  • Changing a Participant’s View
  • Sharing an Adobe Presentation
  • Sharing a Quiz in an Adobe Presentation
  • Sharing an Image

Unit 5: Customizing the Viewing Experience

  • Maximizing Pods within the Acrobat Connect Professional Application Window
  • Maximizing the Acrobat Connect Pro Meeting Application Window on the Computer Screen
  • Maximizing the Share Pod on the Computer Screen
  • Reviewing Full Screen Best Practices
  • Reviewing Ways to Maximize Pods

Unit 6: Using a Whiteboard

  • Using a Whiteboard
  • Collaborating Using a Whiteboard
  • Using a Whiteboard Overlay
  • Saving Whiteboard Content

Unit 7: Using Screen Sharing

  • Introducing Screen Sharing
  • Sharing your Desktop
  • Controlling the Screen Share View as a Participant
  • Sharing an Application
  • Sharing Multiple Applications or Windows
  • Pausing and Annotating a Snapshot
  • Previewing your Screen Share
  • Granting Remote Control of Applications
  • Reviewing Best Practices for Optimizing the Experience

Unit 8: Sharing Flash Content

  • Using FlashPaper to Share a Document
  • Sharing Adobe Captivate Content
  • Showing Videos in an Acrobat Connect Pro Meeting
  • Sharing Other Types of Flash Content

Unit 9: Managing the Meetings Library

  • Understanding the Structure of the Meeting Library
  • Managing and Organizing Meetings
  • Viewing and Editing Meeting Information
  • Managing Associated Meeting Room Content
  • Viewing Meeting Reports
  • Introducing Seminars

Unit 10: Customizing Pod Display

  • Customizing Pods
  • Hiding and Showing Pods
  • Deleting and Adding Pods
  • Renaming Pods
  • Making Pods Visible Only to Presenters
  • Reviewing Best Practices for Customizing Meeting Rooms

Unit 11: Customizing and Saving Layouts

  • Customizing Layouts
  • Reordering Layouts
  • Creating, Renaming, and Deleting Layouts
  • Adding a Background Image
  • Preparing Other Layouts During a Meeting
  • Saving a Room as a Template

Unit 12: Using Audio and Video

  • Using Audio and Video
  • Broadcasting Presenter Audio
  • Using Voice Over IP for Conversations
  • Reviewing Best Practices for Broadcasting Audio
  • Broadcasting Presenter Video
  • Broadcasting Multiple Videos
  • Reviewing Best Practices for Broadcasting Video

Unit 13: Managing Text Messages and Questions

  • Sending Text Messages
  • Moderating Chat

Unit 14: Sharing Files, Polls, and Web Links

  • Sharing Files
  • Running a Poll
  • Opening Web Pages in Attendee Browsers
  • Sharing Text in a Note Pod

Unit 15: Recording Acrobat Connect Pro Meetings

  • Recording Acrobat Connect Professional Meetings
  • Locating Meeting Recordings
  • Playing Meeting Archives
  • Editing Meeting Recordings
  • Downloading Meeting Recordings as FLV
  • Searching Meeting Archives
  • Managing Meeting Archives
  • Understanding Archive Storage Requirements

Unit 16: Using Breakout Rooms

  • Setting Up Breakout Rooms
  • Managing Breakout Rooms
  • Starting and Ending Breakout Room Sessions

Unit 17: Administrating Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro

  • Managing Account Settings
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Managing Cost Centers
  • Managing Compliance and Control Settings
  • Customizing All Meeting Rooms (Administrator Only)

Unit 18: Integrating with Microsoft Outlook

  • Integrating Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Meeting with Microsoft Outlook
  • Installing the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Add-in for Microsoft Outlook
  • Creating Meetings Using the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Add-in
  • Managing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Add-in Preferences

Unit 19: Creating and Managing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Events

  • Introducing Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Events
  • Performing Pre-Event Tasks
  • Creating a New Connect Event
  • Performing In-Event Tasks
  • Performing Post-Event Tasks
  • Managing Events
  • Reviewing Best Practices for Creating Events

Unit 20: Introducing Adobe Captivate 3 (Optional)

  • Introducing Adobe Captivate 3
  • Previewing a Sample Project
  • Exploring Adobe Captivate’s Working Environment

Unit 21: Recording a Project (Optional)

  • Understanding the Workflow Process
  • Recording an Application Demonstration
  • Previewing and Saving a Demonstration
  • Reviewing Best Practices for Recording Projects
  • Working with Text Captions
  • Recording Audio for an Existing Project
  • Importing Audio Files
  • Publishing Your Project
  • Inserting Buttons