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PowerPoint Part 1

SS Course: 1000158

Course Overview


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.


Scheduled Classes

07/01/24 - HC1 - Virtual Instructor-Led - Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn


In this course, you will create and deliver an engaging PowerPoint presentation.

You will:

  • 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.


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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 Attend


    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.

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