Microsft PowerPoint Foundation

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PowerPoint and Outlook Productivity Training

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PowerPoint is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use presentation program. This version of PowerPoint incorporates some new features and connectivity options to make collaboration and production as easy as possible.

This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed with PowerPoint quickly. We will cover different features of the interface; show users how to create, save, and present a basic presentation; cover the basics of formatting; and discuss how to add multimedia to a presentation.

Getting Started with PowerPoint
Students will learn how to navigate the PowerPoint environment, create and save a PowerPoint presentation, and use PowerPoint help (including the new Tell Me feature).

Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
This lesson covers the key steps in developing a PowerPoint presentation: selecting a presentation type, building the presentation itself, laying out the presentation, editing text, and viewing and navigating the presentation.

Performing Advanced Text Editing
This lesson provides techniques for formatting characters, paragraphs, and text boxes.

Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation
Students will learn how to add images, screenshots, screen recordings, shapes, and WordArt to a presentation.

Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
Topics covered in this lesson include how to edit, format, group, and arrange objects. Students will also be introduced to PowerPoint’s animation features.

Adding Tables to Your Presentation
This lesson focuses on how to create and format a table. Ways to add data from other Microsoft Office applications are also discussed.

Adding Charts to Your Presentation
Next, students will learn how to create, format, and manipulate a chart. The lesson will conclude with a brief look at inserting a chart from Microsoft Excel.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
TOPIC A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
TOPIC B: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation
TOPIC C: Use Help

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
TOPIC A: Select a Presentation Type
TOPIC B: Build a Presentation
TOPIC C: Lay Out a Presentation
TOPIC D: Edit Text
TOPIC E: View and Navigate a Presentation

Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing
TOPIC A: Format Characters
TOPIC B: Format Paragraphs
TOPIC C: Format Text Boxes

Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation
TOPIC A: Insert Images
TOPIC B: Insert Shapes
TOPIC C: Insert WordArt

Lesson 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
TOPIC A: Edit Objects
TOPIC B: Format Objects
TOPIC C: Group Objects
TOPIC D: Arrange Objects
TOPIC E: Animate Objects

Lesson 6: Adding Tables to Your Presentation
TOPIC A: Create a Table
TOPIC B: Format a Table
TOPIC C: Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Lesson 7: Adding Charts to Your Presentation
TOPIC A: Create a Chart
TOPIC B: Format a Chart
TOPIC C: Manipulate a Chart
TOPIC D: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Course Requirements
  • Class requires a minimum booking of 3 people.
  • Payment must be done at least 5 days before the time.
  • If no payment is received, the booking will be considered cancelled.
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