PowerPoint 2010 Essentials

Your participants will learn how to use the basic features of PowerPoint 2010. This workshop is designed to teach you a basic understanding of PowerPoint 2010 in a practical way. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the advance features right on a computer.
PowerPoint 2010 is a powerful presentation for the presentation of visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
• Icebreaker
• Housekeeping Items
• The Parking Lot
• Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Opening and Closing PowerPoint
• Opening PowerPoint
• Understanding the Interface
• Using Backstage View
• Creating a Blank Presentation
• Closing PowerPoint

Module Three: Working with Presentations
• Saving Files
• Opening Files
• Closing Files
• Creating a Presentation from a Template
• Using the Recent List

Module Four: Your First Presentation
• Adding Text to a Slide
• Adding Slides
• Using a Content Placeholder
• Using the Slides Tab

Module Five: Working with Text
• Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
• Using the Office Clipboard
• Using Undo and Redo
• Finding and Replacing Text

Module Six: Formatting Text
• Changing Font Face and Size
• Changing the Font Color
• Changing Character Spacing
• Adding Font Enhancements
• Clearing Formatting
• Using the Font Dialog

Module Seven: Formatting Paragraphs
• Adding Bullets and Numbering
• Changing Alignment
• Adjusting the Indent
• Using Indents and Tabs
• Changing Line Spacing

Module Eight: Advanced Formatting Tasks
• Using the Format Painter
• Changing Slide Layout
• Changing Slide Design
• Changing the Theme
• Changing the Background Design

Module Nine: Customizing Slide Elements
• Adding a Header or Footer
• Creating a Standard Animation
• Creating a Custom Animation
• Using the Animation Painter
• Adding a Slide Transition
• Setting Slide Advance Options

Module Ten: Setting Up Your Slide Show
• Working with Sections
• Using the Set Up Show Dialog
• Recording a Narration
• Timing Your Show
• Hiding Slides

Module Eleven: Showtime!
• Our Top Five PowerPoint Tips
• Starting a Show
• Navigating Through the Show
• Changing Your Pointer
• Switching to a Blank Screen

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
• Words from the Wise
• Review of Parking Lot
• Lessons Learned
• Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations