PowerPoint 2010 – Introduction

Duration: 1 day

Course Aims and Objectives:

PowerPoint is a system in Microsoft Office that enables you to present information in office meetings, lectures and seminars to create maximum impact in a minimal amount of time. PowerPoint presentations can amplify your message, accelerate the information being absorbed and assist with comprehension enabling faster decision making.

This course is designed to help you to obtain the skills required to create and deliver a professional presentation. You will learn to use templates, layouts, and formatting tools to create slides incorporating text and graphics.

Who should attend:

This course is designed for end users who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify engaging presentations by using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Assumed Knowledge

Delegates must be comfortable with using a mouse, keyboard and Windows.

Course Outline Summary

Starting Out

  • Exploring Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Editing a Presentation
  • Working With Various Slide Layouts
  • Getting Help With PowerPoint

Customizing the PowerPoint Interface

  •  The Quick Access Toolbar
  • The Ribbon
  • Tabs and Groups
  • The Home Tab
  • The Insert Tab
  • The View Tab

Creating and Working With Presentations

  • Using PowerPoint Templates
  • Formatting  Bullets and Numbering
  • Working with Text Boxes and Shapes
  • Working with Pictures
  • Using Themes and Backgrounds
  • Arranging Slides
  • Creating Slide Transitions
  • Creating Basic Animation

Adding Diagrams, Charts and Tables

  • Inserting & Editing Tables
  • Inserting & Editing Charts
  • Inserting  and Formatting SmartArt
  • Creating Advanced Animation

Printing and Viewing your Presentation

  •  Using Normal View, Slide Sorter View and Notes Page View
  • Starting the Slide Show
  • Navigating the Slide Show
  • Using Highlighting and Pen Tools
  • Printing your Presentation using Print Commands
  • Setting Print Options
  • Emailing a Presentation