PowerPoint Course - Level 1

Course Outline

Learners should have a good knowledge of computers such as, sending emails and using Word .

At the end of the course learners will have a good level of knowledge of PowerPoint and be able to enter and edit text and complete tasks such as using the Format Painter, Grouping Objects and changing Slide Layouts

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Getting Started with PowerPoint
• Starting PowerPoint
• The PowerPoint Opening Screen
• The Title Bar
• SpeedKeys
• The Scroll Bars
• The Status Bar
• Navigating Between PowerPoint Views
• Zooming In and Out
• Exiting PowerPoint 

Working with Text Slides
• Designing Effective Slides
• Creating a New Blank Presentation
• Entering Text in Normal View or Slide View
• Moving the Insertion Point
• Selecting Text
• Deleting Text
• Adding New Slides to a Presentation
• Overview of Different Slide Types
• Moving around a Presentation
• Saving and Closing Presentations
• Moving and Copying Text
• Converting Case
• Using the Text Tool
• Entering and Editing Text in Outline View 

Working with Presentations
• Opening an Existing Presentation
• Opening a Recently Used Presentation
• Switching Between Open Presentations
• Using the Office Clipboard
• Undoing Incorrect Edits
• Redoing and Repeating Edits
• Reordering the Presentation in Slide Sorter View
• Incorporating Slides from other Presentations
• Notes Pages 

Formatting and Proofing Tools
• Formatting Text
• Aligning Text
• Changing Paragraph and Line Spacing
• Changing Bullet Characteristics
• Creating Numbered Lists
• The Format Painter
• Checking Spelling
• AutoCorrect
• Finding and Replacing 

Working with Visual Elements
• Inserting Clip Art Objects
• Understanding Objects
• Drawing Objects
• Drawing AutoShape Objects
• Using Constraint Keys
• Changing the Properties of Objects
• Using WordArt
• Grouping Objects

Creating an Overall Look
• Using Presentation Templates
• Using Design Templates
• Adding Footers 

On-screen Presentations
• Setting Up a Slide Show
• Delivering a Slide Show
• Getting Help During a Slide Show
• Annotating Slides
• Transitions and Timings
• Simple Animation Effects
• Automatic shows

Creating Output
• Previewing the Presentation in Black and White
• Printing the Presentation
• Printing Handouts
• Printing Notes Pages

Getting Assistance
• Using the Office Online Help 


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