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Course Length:

1 Day

Course Description

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. In this course, you’ll learn how to create, modify, and run a basic PowerPoint presentation. Microsoft PowerPoint is a feature-rich, easy-to-use program that enables you to create presentation slides that combine text, clip art, drawings, tables, and charts and graphs.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a presentation based on a design template
  • Create and modify drawn objects on slides.
  • Create charts, tables, and graphs for your PowerPoint presentation.
  • Apply formatting to text slides in a presentation.
  • Prepare a presentation for delivery.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating a Presentation
Topic 1A: Create a New Presentation Based on a Design Template
Topic 1B: Add Slides to a Presentation
Topic 1C: Add Clip Art to a Slide
Topic 1D: Save a Document
Topic 1E: Edit Slide Text

Lesson 2: Drawing Objects on Slides
Topic 2A: Create AutoShapes
Topic 2B: Insert WordArt
Topic 2C: Draw Lines and Shapes on Slides
Topic 2D: Modify Drawn Objects

Lesson 3: Creating Charts and Tables
Topic 3A: Create an Organization Chart
Topic 3B: Modify an Organization Chart
Topic 3C: Insert a Table on a Slide
Topic 3D: Create a Column Chart
Topic 3E: Modify a Chart

Lesson 4: Formatting Text Slides
Topic 4A: Apply Character Formats
Topic 4B: Align Text
Topic 4C: Change Line Spacing
Topic 4D: Change Indents

Lesson 5: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
Topic 5A: Spell Check a Presentation
Topic 5B: View the Slide Show
Topic 5C: Arrange Slides in a Presentation
Topic 5D: Add Transitions to Slides
Topic 5E: Animate Text
Topic 5F: Create Notes
Topic 5G: Print Slides, Speaker Notes, and Handouts

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