Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 & 2

Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 & 2
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 Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 & 2

Prepares student for MOS Cert 77-442

It’s hard to imagine a day going by without people passing along large amounts of information. Messages are everywhere, and the number of messages we receive seems to be increasing each day. Whether via phone, email, mass media, or personal interaction, we are subjected to a constant stream of information. With so much communication to contend with, it can be difficult to grab people’s attention. But, we are often called upon to do just that. So, how do you grab and maintain an audience’s focus when you’re asked to present important information? By being clear, organized, and engaging. And, that is exactly what Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2013 can help you do.

Gone are the days of flip charts or drawing on a white board to illustrate your point. Today’s audiences are tech savvy, accustomed to high-impact multimedia content, and stretched for time. By learning how to use the vast array of features and functionality contained within Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2013, you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with a punch. In this course, you will use PowerPoint 2013 to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completing this course, you will be able to create and deliver engaging multimedia presentations that convey the key points of your message through the use of text, graphics, and animations. You will:

    • Identify the basic features and functions of PowerPoint 2013.
    • Develop a PowerPoint presentation.
    • Perform advanced text editing.
    • Add graphical elements to a presentation.
    • Modify objects in a presentation.
    • Add tables to a presentation.
    • Add charts to a presentation.
    • Prepare to deliver a presentation.

    Target Student:

    This course is designed for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations.

    Course-specific Technical Requirements

    Software

    • Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2013
    • Microsoft Windows® 8 Professional
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, or 10; Mozilla Firefox 10.x or later; or Google Chrome 17.x.
    • Web conferencing application for class sessions with remote students or a blend of live and remote students

    Course Content

    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: View and Navigate a Presentation

    Topic C: Edit Text

    Topic D: Build 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 Clip Art and Images

    Topic B: Insert Shapes

    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: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

    Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

    Topic A: Review Your Presentation

    Topic B: Apply Transitions

    Topic C: Print Your Presentation

    Topic D: Deliver Your Presentation

    Appendix A: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 Exam 77-422

    Appendix B: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

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    Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® Part 2

    Course Specifications

    Course Length: 

    1 day

    Course Description

    Overview:

    Meetings, instruction, training, pitches; these are all a part of our daily lives. We are often called upon to deliver presentations with little notice, at multiple venues, and with varying requirements. And, some of these presentations include sensitive information that needs to be guarded. Given all the variables, it may seem an overwhelming task to deliver your content, on time, to all audiences, and to only those who need to see it. Oh, and by the way, you need to make it interesting, informative, and memorable. So, how do you do it? Without the help of a robust set of tools, it would be nearly impossible. But, PowerPoint® 2013 provides you with a variety of such tools that can help you deliver content in nearly any situation, while saving time and effort. By taking advantage of these tools, you will be creating presentations that not only stand out from the crowd, but also don’t consume all of your available time.

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completing this course, you will be able to customize the PowerPoint 2013 application, and effectively create, collaborate on, secure, and distribute complex multimedia presentations for a variety of situations. You will:

    • Modify the PowerPoint environment.
    • Customize design templates.
    • Add SmartArt to a presentation.
    • Work with media and animations.
    • Collaborate on a presentation.
    • Customize a slide show.
    • Secure and distribute a presentation.

    Target Student:

    This course is intended for students who have a foundational working knowledge of PowerPoint 2013, who wish to take advantage of the application’s higher-level usability, security, collaboration, and distribution functionality.

    Prerequisites:

    To ensure success, students should have experience using PowerPoint 2013, running within the Windows® 8 operating system, to create, edit, and deliver multimedia presentations. To attain this level of knowledge and skills, you can take the following Logical Operations courses:

    • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows 7
    • Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2013: Part 1

    Course-specific Technical Requirements

    Software

    • Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2013
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8 Professional
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8, 9, or 10; Mozilla® Firefox® 10.x or later; or Google Chrome™ 17.x
    • Web conferencing application for class sessions with remote students or a blend of live and remote students

    Course Content

    Lesson 1: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment

    Topic A: Customize the User Interface

    Topic B: Set PowerPoint 2013 Options

    Lesson 2: Customizing Design Templates

    Topic A: Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts

    Topic B: Add Headers and Footers

    Topic C: Modify the Notes Master and the Handout Master

    Lesson 3: Adding SmartArt to a Presentation

    Topic A: Create SmartArt

    Topic B: Modify SmartArt

    Lesson 4: Working with Media and Animations

    Topic A: Add Audio to a Presentation

    Topic B: Add Video to a Presentation

    Topic C: Customize Animations and Transitions

    Lesson 5: Collaborating on a Presentation

    Topic A: Review a Presentation

    Topic B: Store and Share Presentations on the Web

    Lesson 6: Customizing a Slide Show

    Topic A: Annotate a Presentation

    Topic B: Set Up a Slide Show

    Topic C: Create a Custom Slide Show

    Topic D: Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

    Topic E: Record a Presentation

    Lesson 7: Securing and Distributing a Presentation

    Topic A: Secure a Presentation

    Topic B: Broadcast a Slide Show

    Topic C: Create a Video or a CD

    Appendix A: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 Exam 77-422

    Appendix B: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

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