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PowerPoint 2013 Part 1

1 Day

Price: $240

Course Schedule

Overview

It’s hard to imagine a day going by without people passing along large amounts of information. Messages are everywhere, & 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 & maintain an audience’s focus when you’re asked to present important information? By being clear, organized, & engaging. &, 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, & stretched for time. By learning how to use the vast array of features & functionality contained within Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2013, you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, & deliver it with a punch. In this course, you will use PowerPoint 2013 to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.


Objectives

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

  • Identify the basic features & 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.

Audience

This course is designed for students who wish to gain a foundation underst&ing of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 that is necessary to create & develop engaging multimedia presentations.


Prerequisites

None


Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint®

  • Topic A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
  • Topic B: Create & Save a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Topic C: Use Help

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint® Presentation

  • Topic A: Select a Presentation Type
  • Topic B: View & 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 & 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