How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In today's work environment, presentations have moved far beyond flip charts and overhead projectors. Audiences not only expect that your presentations are in an electronic format, but they also demand that your presentations be unique and sophisticated in their use of such formats. In this Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Training course, you will work with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 to create electronic presentations.

Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Course Audience

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010. This course is also intended for students interested in pursuing Microsoft Office Specialist certification in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Get started with PowerPoint.
  • Create a presentation.
  • Format text on slides.
  • Add graphical objects to a presentation.
  • Modify objects on slides.
  • Add tables to a presentation.
  • Add charts to a presentation.
  • Prepare to deliver a presentation.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Getting Started with PowerPoint
    • Identify the Elements of the User Interface
    • View Presentations
    • Save a Presentation
    • Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help
  2. Creating a Basic Presentation
    • Select a Presentation Type
    • Enter Text
    • Edit Text
    • Format Text Placeholders
    • Add Slides to a Presentation
    • Arrange Slides
    • Work with Themes
  3. Formatting Text on Slides
    • Apply Character Formats
    • Format Paragraphs
  4. Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
    • Insert Images into a Presentation
    • Add Shapes
    • Add Visual Styles to the Text in a Presentation
  5. Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation
    • Edit Graphical Objects
    • Format Graphical Objects
    • Group Graphical Objects on a Slide
    • Arrange Graphical Objects on a Slide
    • Apply Animation Effects
  6. Working with Tables
    • Insert a Table
    • Format Tables
    • Import Tables from Other Microsoft Office Applications
  7. Working with Charts
    • Insert Charts
    • Modify a Chart
    • Import Charts from Other Microsoft Office Applications
  8. Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
    • Review the Content in a Presentation
    • Divide a Presentation into Sections
    • Add Transitions
    • Add Speaker Notes
    • Print a Presentation
    • Deliver a Presentation
  9. Appendix A: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 Exam 77–883

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