Mac PowerPoint Level 1 (Basic)



Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
PowerPoint is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use presentation program. PowerPoint 2016 incorporates some new features and connectivity options in order to make collaboration and production as easy as possible.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will create presentations using a variety of slide layouts and content, including the use of slide transitions and basic animation skills. You will:
  • Create Title Slides
  • Create Bulleted Lists
  • Add Graphic Elements to Slides
  • Create Tables
  • Create Charts
  • Add Animation Effects to Your Presentation
  • Add Transitions to Your Slides
  • Save and Print Your Presentation
Target Student:
This course is for individuals who are new to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 and want to gain confidence navigating the interface, using slides and inserting graphics and text, and formatting their slides in order to present ideas clearly.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation
Use Help

Section 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Select a Presentation Type
Build a Presentation
Lay Out a Presentation
Edit Text
View and Navigate a Presentation

Section 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing
Format Characters
Format Paragraphs
Format Text Boxes

Section 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation
Insert Images
Insert Shapes
Insert WordArt

Section 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
Edit Objects
Format Objects
Group Objects
Arrange Objects

Section 6: Adding Tables and Charts to Your Presentation
Create a Table
Create a Chart

Section 7: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation
Review Your Presentation
Print Your Presentation
Deliver Your Presentation
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
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.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Create a basic 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
Target Student:
This course is designed for experienced Outlook users who need to customize their Outlook environment, calendar, and email messages and who wish to share and locate various Outlook items.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Identify the Elements of the User Interface
View Presentations
Save a Presentation
Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help

Section 2: Creating a Basic Presentation
Select a Presentation Type
Enter Text
Edit Text
Format Text Placeholders
Add Slides to a Presentation
Arrange Slides
Work with Themes

Section 3: Formatting Text on Slides
Apply Character Formats
Format Paragraphs

Section 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
Insert Images into a Presentation
Add Shapes
Add Visual Styles to the Text in a Presentation

Section 5: Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation
Edit Graphical Objects
Format Graphical Objects
Group Graphical Objects on a Slide
Arrange Graphical Objects on a Slide
Apply Animation Effects

Section 6: Working with Tables
Insert a Table
Format Tables
Import Tables from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Section 7: Working with Charts
Insert Charts
Modify a Chart
Import Charts from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Section 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
Review the Content in a Presentation
Divide a Presentation into Sections
Add Transitions
Add Speaker Notes
Print a Presentation
Deliver a Presentation

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Level 1 (Basic)
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