PowerPoint 2013: Level 1 - Creating Dynamic Presentations

COURSE OUTLINE:

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 Microsoft 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.

Related course: Presentation Survival School

Audience
This course is designed for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations.

Prerequisites
To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows environment, and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.

Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to create and deliver engaging multimedia presentations that convey the key points of your message through the use of text, graphics, and animations. You will:

  • Identify the 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.

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