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Description

This course provides the basic concepts and skills that you need to start being productive with Microsoft PowerPoint: How to create, navigate, format, and customize PowerPoint presentations.

PowerPoint Fundamentals

  • Exploring the PowerPoint Environment
  • Opening a Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Interface
  • Exploring Views
  • Getting Help

Creating a Presentation

  • Types of Presentations
  • Backstage View
  • Creating a Blank Presentation
  • Creating a Presentation From a Template
  • Creating and Modifying Slide Content
  • Slides and Their Elements
  • Inserting Text on a Slide
  • Adding, Deleting and Hiding Slides in a Presentation
  • Navigating a Presentation
  • Inserting a Hyperlink on a Slide
  • Inserting Shapes and Images, Icons, and Images

Formatting

  • Working With Slide Masters and Layouts
  • Applying a Theme to a Presentation
  • Working With Headers and Footers
  • Using the Slide Master to Change a Layout
  • Applying a Layout to a Slide
  • Formatting Slides and Text
  • Changing Master Text Styles
  • Changing Individual Slide Text Styles
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists

Working With Shapes and Images

  • Drawing and Resizing Shapes
  • Shape Styles
  • Layering, Aligning and Grouping Shapes
  • Inserting Images From a Local File
  • Inserting Online Images
  • Inserting Screenshots and Screen Clippings
  • Sizing and Moving Images
  • Cropping Images
  • Applying Styles and Effects
  • Applying Image Alt Text

Working With Charts and Tables

  • Adding a Chart to a Presentation
  • Chart Elements
  • Changing the Chart Layout
  • Applying Chart Styles
  • Inserting an Excel Chart
  • Editing Chart Data
  • Inserting a Table
  • Entering Data on a Table
  • Applying Styles
  • The Table Style Options
  • Importing Tables

Customization

  • Slide Transitions
  • Applying Same Transition to All Slides
  • Applying Transitions to Individual Slides
  • Applying Morph Transitions
  • Additional Text Options
  • Importing a Word Document Outline
  • Importing a PDF File
  • Creating WordArt From Text
  • Printing in PowerPoint
 

Who should attend?

Those who want to accomplish basic workplace tasks in PowerPoint, or if you want to have a solid foundation for continuing on to master PowerPoint. 

Prerequisites

The course assumes you know how to use a computer, and that you're familiar with Microsoft Windows. It does not assume that you've used a different version of PowerPoint or any other presentation program before.