PowerPoint 2010 Advanced Training Course Outline

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PowerPoint Training CourseThis one-day course builds on the skills and concepts taught in PowerPoint 2010: Basic. Students will customise PowerPoint by modifying the Quick Access Toolbar and creating macros. They will also apply themes and templates, and they will work with SmartArt graphics and tables. Students will add multimedia content and interactive elements to slides, and they will learn about presentation distribution options including PDF and HTML. Finally, students will integrate PowerPoint with Word and Excel. Designated as Approved Courseware. For comprehensive certification training, students should complete PowerPoint 2010: Basic and Advanced.  Contact us for further details.


Course objectives

Customise the Quick Access toolbar; create and apply a custom design theme; create a custom template and apply it to a new presentation; and modify a presentation by creating duplicate slide masters, editing a title master, applying different slide masters, and renaming a slide master.
Modify a clip art image by cropping it and changing its colour scheme; add sound and movie clips to a presentation; apply animation effects to slide elements; and create a photo album presentation to display photographs.
Format an IGX Graphic by making changes to associate objects, and create a custom table by drawing a table and formatting it.
Add interactive elements to a slide by adding action buttons and modifying them, and create customized slide shows by using the Custom Shows dialog box.
Review a presentation by using Comments; prepare to share a presentation by using the commands in the File, Prepare menu; share a presentation by using the commands in the File, Publish menu; and save a presentation as a Web page.
Create a presentation by using a Word outline; add content to a slide by embedding or linking content from a Word document or an Excel worksheet; and create a link on a slide to other content by creating a hyperlink to a Word document or an Excel worksheet.

Course contents

Custom presentation options
Application settings
Custom themes
Custom templates
Advanced slide master techniques
Graphic and multimedia content
Modifying clip art
Media clips
Photo albums
Customizing SmartArt graphics and tables
Customizing SmartArt graphics
Customizing tables
Action buttons and custom slide shows
Interactive elements
Custom slide shows
Distributing a presentation
Finishing a presentation
Distributing a presentation
Publish as a Web page
Integrating Microsoft Office files
Build slides from a Word outline
Embed and link content
Documents linked with hyperlinks

Unit 1 : Customising PowerPoint
Application settings:
Exploring the PowerPoint Options dialog box
Adding buttons to the Quick Access toolbar
Removing and rearranging toolbar buttons
The Ribbon:
Customising the Ribbon
Custom themes
Creating and applying a custom theme

Unit 2 : Using graphics and multimedia
Clip art:
Cropping a clip art object
Removing a simple background
Removing a complex background
Media clips

Adding a video clip:
Modifying a video clip
Adding an audio clip

Animating text and objects
Using the Animation Painter
Photo albums
Creating a photo album presentation

Unit 3 : Customising SmartArt graphics, tables, and charts
Customizing SmartArt graphics:
Converting text to SmartArt graphics
Changing the layout of a SmartArt graphic
Resizing associate shapes
Formatting associate shapes

Customizing tables:
Drawing a table
Designing the table layout
Finishing the table design

Working with Chart Tools:
Customizing a chart layout
Customizing a chart’s design and formatting

Unit 4 : Action buttons, custom slide shows, and equations
Interactive elements:
Adding an action button
Modifying an action button

Custom slide shows:
Creating a custom slide show
Editing a custom slide show

Creating a simple equation

Unit 5 : Distributing presentations
Using comments:
Inserting comments
Reviewing, deleting, and printing comments

Finishing a presentation:
Preparing to share a presentation
Adding a digital signature
Setting an open password

Distributing presentations:
Creating handouts in Word
Packaging a presentation for CD
Saving slides as image files
Optional: Saving a presentation as an e-mail attachment
Saving a presentation as a PDF file
Saving a presentation as a video

Broadcasting a slide show online:
Discussing the Broadcast Slide Show feature

Unit 6 : Integrating Microsoft Office files
Building slides from Word outlines:
Creating a presentation from a Word outline

Embedding and linking content:
Embedding an Excel workbook as an object
Linking an Excel workbook as an object
Using Paste Special to create a link

Working with hyperlinks

Before taking this course, you should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that you've completed the PowerPoint 2010: Basic course or have equivalent experience.

Target Audience

Thetarget student for this course should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows. You also need to know the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. You will get the most out of this course if your goal is to become proficient using PowerPoint's advanced features to create enhanced presentations.

Certification Track

For comprehensive training, you should complete both of the following courses: PowerPoint 2010: Basic and PowerPoint 2010: Advanced.

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