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® PowerPoint® can help you do.
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 PowerPoint, 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 to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.
What You'll LearnTOP
In this course, you will create and deliver an engaging PowerPoint presentation.
- Identify the basic features and functions of PowerPoint.
- Develop a PowerPoint presentation.
- Perform text formatting.
- Add and arrange graphical elements.
- Modify graphical elements.
- Prepare to deliver your presentation.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Topic A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
Topic B: View and Navigate a Presentation
Topic C: Create and Save a Basic Presentation
Topic D: Navigate in PowerPoint for the Web
Topic E: Use PowerPoint Help
Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Topic A: Create Presentations
Topic B: Edit Text
Topic C: Work with Slides
Topic D: Design a Presentation
Lesson 3: Formatting Text
Topic A: Format Characters
Topic B: Format Paragraphs
Lesson 4: Adding and Arranging Graphical Elements
Topic A: Insert Images
Topic B: Insert Shapes
Topic C: Create SmartArt
Topic D: Insert Stock Media, Icons, and 3D Models
Topic E: Size, Group, and Arrange Objects
Lesson 5: Modifying Graphical Elements
Topic A: Format Images
Topic B: Format Shapes
Topic C: Customize SmartArt
Topic D: Format Icons
Topic E: Format 3D Models
Topic F: Animate Objects
Lesson 6: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation
Topic A: Review Your Presentation
Topic B: Apply Transitions
Topic C: Print or Export a Presentation
Topic D: Deliver Your Presentation
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Microsoft PowerPoint (Microsoft 365 Apps and Office 2019): Exam MO-300
Appendix B: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Common Keyboard Shortcuts
Appendix C: Guidelines for Presentation Design
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows®, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser. To meet this prerequisite, you can take the following Logical Operations course:
- Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 (Second Edition)
Who Should AttendTOP
This course is designed for students who wish to gain a foundational understanding of PowerPoint that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations.