How To Take This Class

Course Overview

As a Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 user, you are familiar with the basics of creating a presentation and you are able to convey information effectively in a simple way. Static content in presentation, however, will not keep your audience interested. In this Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Training course, you will enhance presentations with feature that will transform basic presentations into a powerful means of communication.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have completed, or have experience with, topics covered in the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Introduction Training course.

Course Audience

This course is designed for students who want to gain the skills necessary to work with design templates, various types of diagrams, special effects, custom slide shows, collaboration functionality, and advanced presentation delivery. This course also assists in the preparation for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010. It is for students who already have knowledge of the basics of PowerPoint 2010, including slide formatting and working with tables, charts, images, objects, and presentation preparation.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Customize the PowerPoint environment.
  • Customize a design template.
  • Add SmartArt graphics to your presentation.
  • Add special effects to a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Use the various options to customize slide shows.
  • Use PowerPoint to collaborate on a presentation.
  • Secure and distribute a presentation.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Customizing the PowerPoint Environment
    • Customize the PowerPoint Interface
    • Set Options for Working with PowerPoint
  2. Customizing a Design Template
    • Set Up a Slide Master
    • Create Custom Slide Layouts
    • Add Headers and Footers
    • Modify the Notes Master
    • Modify the Handout Master
  3. Adding SmartArt Graphics to a Presentation
    • Insert SmartArt Graphics
    • Modify SmartArt Graphics
  4. Adding Special Effects to a Presentation
    • Add Multimedia Elements
    • Customize Slide Component Animations
  5. Customizing a Slide Show
    • Set Up a Custom Slide Show
    • Annotate a Presentation
    • Create a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
    • Set Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically
  6. Collaborating on a Presentation
    • Review a Presentation
    • Publish Slides to a Slide Library
    • Restrict Access to a Shared Presentation
    • Share a Presentation Using PowerPoint Web App
  7. Securing and Distributing a Presentation
    • Broadcast a Presentation
    • Convert a Presentation into a Video
    • Package a Presentation
    • Publish a Presentation to Other File Formats
    • Secure a Presentation
  8. Appendix A: PowerPoint Mobile 2010
  9. Appendix B: Math Equation Support

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A skills assessment to evaluate your PowerPoint knowledge both before and after class
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class.
  • Access to a searchable, electronic version of the courseware manual for reference after class (available for 12 months after class.)
  • A PC headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Training course
  • Six months of post-class email support from a Microsoft PowerPoint Instructor