Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction 2010 / 2013 / 2016 / Office 365

Versions Available: 2007, 2010 and 2013 Course Overview: 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 speakers notes.

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 course includes tips on how to create and deliver a presentation.

Course Content: 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 WordArt

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 Graphics 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 Chart Type
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Working with Labels
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Working with SmartArt Elements
  • Formatting SmartArt
  • Converting Slide Text into SmartArt

Applying Transition and Animation Effects

  • 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

Duration: One day

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