PowerPoint Level One

Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013: Part 1

Course ID: HLT 91033

Course Length: 1 day

Certification: MOS: Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013 Exam 77-422
This course is one of a series of courses that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification skill sets. The MOS certification program is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products.

Course Description: 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 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.

Performance-Based Objectives :
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • 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 PowerPoint 2013 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations.

Prerequisites:
Students should be familiar with using personal computers, and have used a mouse and keyboard. They should be comfortable with the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specifically, they should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.

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

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: PowerPoint 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft® PowerPoint 2010

Course ID: HLT 84592

Course Length: 1 day

Certification: MOS: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 Exam 77-883
This course is one of a series of courses that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification skill sets. The MOS certification program is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products.

Course Objective:
You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. 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 2010.

Prerequisites:
Students should be familiar with using personal computers, and have used a mouse and keyboard. They should be comfortable with the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specifically, they should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.

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

Performance-Based Objectives :
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify the components of the PowerPoint 2010 interface.
  • create a presentation.
  • format text on slides.
  • add graphical objects to a presentation.
  • modify graphical objects in a presentation.
  • work with tables in a presentation.
  • add charts to a presentation.
  • prepare to deliver a presentation.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the User Interface
Topic 1B: View Presentations
Topic 1C: Save a Presentation
Topic 1D: Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help

Lesson 2: Creating a Basic Presentation
Topic 2A: Select a Presentation Type
Topic 2B: Enter Text
Topic 2C: Edit Text
Topic 2D: Format Text Placeholders
Topic 2E: Add Slides to a Presentation
Topic 2F: Arrange Slides
Topic 2G: Work with Themes

Lesson 3: Formatting Text on Slides
Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats
Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs

Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
Topic 4A: Insert Images into a Presentation
Topic 4B: Add Shapes
Topic 4C: Add Visual Styles to the Text in a Presentation

Lesson 5: Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation
Topic 5A: Edit Graphical Objects
Topic 5B: Format Graphical Objects
Topic 5C: Group Graphical Objects on a Slide
Topic 5D: Arrange Graphical Objects on a Slide
Topic 5E: Apply Animation Effects

Lesson 6: Working with Tables
Topic 6A: Insert a Table
Topic 6B: Format Tables
Topic 6C: Import Tables from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Lesson 7: Working with Charts
Topic 7A: Insert Charts
Topic 7B: Modify a Chart
Topic 7C: Import Charts from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
Topic 8A: Review the Content in a Presentation
Topic 8B: Divide a Presentation into Sections
Topic 8C: Add Transitions
Topic 8D: Add Speaker Notes
Topic 8E: Print a Presentation
Topic 8F: Deliver a Presentation

Appendix A: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 Exam 77-883