Mobile productivity


DatesSee my public calendar for open classes or trainer availability
Length3,5 hours
Cost80 $/person
WhereOnsite, or in a lab at INIS (métro Berri-UQAM)
The cost presumes this activity will be delivered in your organisation with your hardware/network and a minimum of 6 to 8 people participate.

Who should attend

  • Managers, assistants
  • Support staff, teachers, administrators
  • Sales reps, clerks, anyone having to work with mobiles


Fast-paced 3,5 hour workshop full of demonstrations in front, few slides and much hands-on; you practice what is shown immediately, emphasizing that you do get a chance to ask questions, and are encouraged to share your discoveries with colleagues.  The goal is to elevate that comfort level in front of this new computer using gestures, manipulating icons, finding hidden features, making it yours.


  • You want to learn a different digital tool to work and communicate
  • You already know how to navigate the Internet with a browser (Mac, PC or mobile)
  • You can tap, slide, point and pinch with your fingers

1/2-day contents (I will customize for your group)

  • Pad terminology (ports, hardware, buttons, holes)
  • Manage settings and customizations
  • Multilingual keyboards, accents, shortcuts, tips
  • Use and manage text and images (select, copy, paste, dictionnaries)
  • Camera – some hidden settings
  • Maps – how to get there
  • Safari – navigation tips, manage bookmarks
  • Sharing files (app, iTunes, AirDrop, email)
  • Sharing your data plan from your cell (if applicable)
  • Presenting your iPad on a TV/projector, wirelessly via AppleTV and AirPlay, or with an HDMI cable
  • Finding/getting help


  • 3 hours, either 9:00-12:00 or 13:00-16:00
  • Bring your own iPad, updated to iOS 9
  • Internet access has to be supplied in your classroom
  • Concepts and demos in front, practice immediately, Q&A
  • Personalized interventions, answers to your questions

Before class, please prepare the following :

For the mobiles :

  • WiFi has to be easily accessible and stable in the classroom
  • TV1projector with HDMI connexion and AppleTV (I can bring mine)
  • iPads are up to date with latest system and regular apps

For the participants :

  • An Apple ID is necessary for each participant that wants to access the App Store
  • email will already be configured and functional on each iPad


A Quick Reference Guide will be handed to students.


Mario BlaisCert_Trainer_Blk_1ln
Apple Certified Trainer
Apple Certified Technical Coordinator
Apple Certified Support Professional