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  • Business Skills Training

    project_managementInterSource offers live instructor-led courses on all important operations-related skills, including Communications, Customer Service, Human Resources, Marketing, Team Building and Writing

    These live classes are offered via a Web interface.

  • About Business Skills

    Business Skills relate to communication used to promote a product, service, or organization; relay information within the business; or deal with legal and similar issues. It is also a means of relying between a supply chain, for example the consumer and manufacturer.

    Business Communication is known simply as "Communications." It encompasses a variety of topics, including Marketing, Branding, Customer relations, Consumer behaviour, Advertising,

    Public relations, Corporate communication, Community engagement, Research & Measurement, Reputation management, Interpersonal communication, Employee engagement, Online communication, and Event management. It is closely related to the fields of professional communication and technical communication.

    In business, the term communications encompasses various channels of communication, including the Internet, Print (Publications), Radio, Television, Ambient media, Outdoor, and Word of mouth.

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  • Course Details Business Skills

    Classes are offered via a live web conference. For detailed course outlines and scheduled classes, please see below.

    Online classes are never cancelled due to low enrollment. The instructors who teach our online classes are no less than outstanding, and each has years of practical and training experience.

    InterSource clients are active globally. Live web courses are priced in US dollars, and run during Eastern Standard Time (New York) business hours. We also run live web conference classes during European business hours, which can be invoiced in local currencies. For further information please contact us on +41 (22) 958 0114.

APA Format Training

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Course duration

  • 1 Days

Course Outline

This APA Formatting training class provides guidelines to format reports, essays, and research documents according to the standards set by the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition. You will learn techniques for setting correct margins, spacing, headers, and title pages. You will also learn how to cite and list research sources correctly both in the text of the document and on the reference page. APA formatting includes grammar, spelling, and font size and type and creating an overall consistency in the final documents recognized by publishers throughout the industry.

  • Learn to create properly spaced documents with correct margins and font style and size.
  • Learn to insert headers with auto pagination on all pages.
  • Learn to create a properly formatted cover page.
  • Learn to cite valid research sources in the body of the document, tying those citations to the correctly formatted source listed on the reference page.
  • Learn to edit for grammar and spelling errors.
  1. APA Basics
    1. Margins
    2. Font and Line Spacing
    3. Header and Title Page
  2. Research and writing
    1. Executive Summary
    2. Validating sources
    3. Gathering information for citations/reference list
  3. In Text Citations
    1. Citing print sources
    2. Citing online sources
    3. Citing personal interview sources
  4. Reference Page
    1. Formatting Source List
      1. Print
      2. Online
    2. Organizing Source List
    3. Reference list vs. annotated bibliography
  5. Editing
    1. Edit for grammar errors
    2. Edit for spelling errors
    3. Review for organization
  6. Final Review
    1. Purpose for citations
    2. Purpose of reference list
    3. Purpose of format consistency

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition

InterSource Geneva, a premier Information Technology training firm, offers over 400 different courses on server, database and programming technologies, as well as end-user classes for the most popular office, graphics and design applications. We serve clients in Switzerland (Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel, Zurich) and throughout Europe (France, Germany, Austria, Finland, Sweden, England, Netherlands, Spain, etc.).


InterSource offers custom, private courses at client sites, standard public courses in our Geneva classroom, and online training via live Web conference. Training is offered in English and many other languages (Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano.)


For an overall view of our offerings, please visit us at www.intersource.ch.