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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007: Level 1

Course Code: PPT071
Length: 1 Day
Tuition: $179.00

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Course Description:

In today's work environment, presentations have moved far beyond flip charts and overhead projectors. Audiences not only expect that your presentations are in an electronic format, but they also demand that your presentations be unique and sophisticated in their use of such formats. In this course, you will work with Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 to create electronic presentations.

 Course Objective: You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a new presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.

Target Student: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007. This course is also intended for students interested in pursuing Microsoft Office Specialist certification in Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Certification

 This course is one of a series of Element K courseware titles that addresses Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (Microsoft Business Certification) skill sets. The Microsoft Certified Application Specialist program is for individuals who use Microsoft’s business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more proficiency exams in order to earn Microsoft Certified Application Specialist certification.

 
Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • get started with PowerPoint.
  • create a presentation.
  • format text on slides.
  • add graphical objects to a presentation.
  • modify objects on slides.
  • add tables to a presentation.
  • add charts to a presentation.
  • prepare to deliver a presentation.
 

Prerequisites

Students should be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. Students should have completed the following courses or possess equivalent knowledge before starting with this course:

  • Windows XP: Introduction
  • Windows XP Professional: Level 1
  • Windows XP Professional: Level 2
  • Windows 2000: Introduction

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Topic 1A: Explore the User Interface
Topic 1B: Navigate and View a Presentation
Topic 1C: Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help
Topic 1D: Enter Text
Topic 1E: Save a Presentation
 
Lesson 2: Creating a Presentation
Topic 2A: Create a Presentation
Topic 2B: Edit Text
Topic 2C: Add Slides to a Presentation
Topic 2D: Arrange Slides
Topic 2E: Work with Themes
 
Lesson 3: Formatting Text on Slides
Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats
Topic 3B: Apply Paragraph Formats
Topic 3C: Format Text Placeholders
 
Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
Topic 4A: Insert Clip Art and Pictures
Topic 4B: Draw Shapes
Topic 4C: Insert WordArt
 
Lesson 5: Modifying Objects
Topic 5A: Work with Objects
Topic 5B: Change Object Orientation
Topic 5C: Format Objects
Topic 5D: Group and Ungroup Objects
Topic 5E: Arrange Objects
 
Lesson 6: Adding Tables to a Presentation
Topic 6A: Create a Table
Topic 6B: Format Tables
Topic 6C: Insert a Table from Microsoft Word
 
Lesson 7: Inserting Charts in a Presentation
Topic 7A: Create a Chart
Topic 7B: Edit Chart Data
Topic 7C: Modify a Chart
Topic 7D: Paste a Chart from Microsoft Excel
 
Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
Topic 8A: Review Content
Topic 8B: Add Transitions
Topic 8C: Apply an Animation Effect
Topic 8D: Create Speaker Notes
Topic 8E: Print a Presentation
 

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