Introduction to PowerPoint

Introduction to PowerPoint

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PowerPoint has become an essential tool for communicating with audiences. It allows users to focus on what is important, and get the message across clearly and attractively.

PowerPoint users create presentations consisting of colorful slides that can contain text, graphic art, interesting transitions between slides, narration, background music and more. Links may be embedded in the presentation, providing swift access to additional material or resources. In one day, you can master the basics of PowerPoint and create presentations that will support your goals and activities.

Course Details
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Date: November 11, 2014

Days: 1

Fee: $250.00

Location: 551 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
8th Floor

Course Number: 90189

 

Date: Please call for dates

Days: 1

Fee: $250.00

Location: 1 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
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Course Description

This course is for people who have not used PowerPoint before, and for self-taught users wanting to enhance their knowledge. Learn the best techniques for creating a presentation in PowerPoint. Create a slide show, use AutoContent, clip art, drawing features, transition effects and more.

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You Will Learn To

  • Create dynamic PowerPoint presentations
  • Use themes and Word Art effectively in a presentation
  • Enhance slides using formatted illustrations and shapes
  • Create formatted tables on a slide
  • Add Transition effects to the slide show
  • Use Masters to simplify repetitive tasks
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Who Should Enroll

This course is for people who have not used PowerPoint before, and for self-taught users wanting to enhance their knowledge.

Prerequisite: Introduction to the PC or familiarity with the Windows environment.

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Course Format

One Day (9am- 4pm); offered Monday-Friday; Instructor-led.
COST: $250

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Questions?

Please contact us at (888) 561-7223 or continuinged@pace.edu

Outline for Introduction to PowerPoint

GETTING STARTED
Understanding PowerPoint
PowerPoint 2010 Interface
The Ribbon
Quick Access Toolbar
PowerPoint View

CREATING A PRESENTATION
Slides and Layouts
Creating a New Slide
Indenting Text
Adding Notes in Normal View
Bullets and Numbered Lists

FORMATTING A PRESENTATION
Text Formatting
Paragraph Formatting
Mini Toolbar
Themes/Word Art
Speller

REARRANGING, PRINTING AND RUNNING A PRESENTATION
Slide Sorter View
Printing in PowerPoint
Print Preview
Slideshows
Transitions
Reading View

ILLUSTRATIONS AND TABLES
Illustrations
Moving and Resizing Illustrations
Optional Picture Formatting
Tables
Selecting and Formatting a Table
Modifying the Layout of a Table

POWERPOINT SHAPES AND SMARTART
Drawing Shapes
Editing Shapes
Modifying and Enhancing Shapes
Typing Texts in Shapes

SLIDE MASTER AND SLIDE SHOW EFFECTS
Masters
Modifying Slide Master
Headers and Footers

FINAL PRESENTATION
Final Presentation
Finished Short Presentations

 

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