Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction



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Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

Course Description

This course is designed for new users of Microsoft PowerPoint who wish to be able to use the software to produce slides, audience handouts and speaker notes.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will have hands-on experience of creating PowerPoint presentations, including creating slides for OHPs and electronic presentations, automatic slide shows and audience handouts. The training includes tips on how to create and deliver a presentation.

Course Content

Microsoft Office 2010 / 2013

The fundamentals

Starting PowerPoint | Understanding the PowerPoint program screen | Understanding the Ribbon | Using the Office button and the Quick Access toolbar | Using keyboard commands | Using contextual menus and the mini toolbar | Using help | Exiting PowerPoint

Presentation basics

Creating a new presentation | Inserting slides and selecting a layout | Opening a presentation | Navigating a presentation | Using undo, redo and repeat | Saving a presentation | Using print preview | Printing a presentation | Closing a presentation

Inserting and editing text

Inserting text | Inserting a text box | Editing text | Cutting, copying and pasting text | Using the Office clipboard | Moving and copying text using the mouse | Checking your spelling | Finding and replacing text | Inserting symbols and special characters

Formatting text

Changing font type | Changing font size | Changing font colour | Changing font style | Using the font dialog box | Using the format painter | Using Word Art

Viewing a presentation

Changing views | Using the zoom controls | Using the outline pane | Working with the presentation window

Formatting a presentation

Changing the background of a slide | Rearranging slides | Adding headers and footers | Using the slide master | Working with bulleted and numbered lists | Formatting paragraphs | Working with tabs and indents | Changing page setup

Working with objects

Inserting Clip Art | Inserting pictures and graphic files | Formatting pictures and graphics | Inserting shapes | Formatting shapes | Resize, move, copy and delete objects | Positioning objects | Applying special effects | Grouping objects | Aligning and distributing objects | Flipping and rotating objects | Layering objects

Working with charts and SmartArt

Inserting a chart | Inserting chart data | Resizing and moving a chart | Changing a chart | Formatting a chart | Working with labels | Formatting chart elements |  Inserting SmartArt | Formatting SmartArt | Converting slide text into SmartArt

Applying transition and animation effect

Applying a transition effect | Modifying a transition effect | Applying a standard animation effect | Applying a custom animation effect | Modifying animation effects | Previewing a transition or animation effect

Delivering a presentation

Delivering a presentation as an on-screen slide show

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Microsoft Word Introduction

Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced

Microsoft Excel Introduction


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