Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 1

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 can take any presentation from average to extraordinary. Students taking the Basic PowerPoint course will be instructed on the most efficient ways to create presentations, insert graphical objects, and prepare presentations for delivery.


After completing this course, students will know how to:

  •  Identify components of the PowerPoint interface, open and run a presentation, switch between views, and control the magnification level

  • Create a basic presentation and add content, arrange, insert and delete slides, and apply templates and design themes

  • Format text and lists, apply font styles, copy formatting, and control alignment and spacing of content on a slide

  • Create and edit shapes, apply shape styles, duplicate and move shapes, resize, rotate and align shapes, and apply content to shapes

  • Insert and modify WordArt objects, insert and edit pictures, arrange overlapping items and group items

  • Create and modify tables, apply styles to tables, insert images into tables, create and modify charts, and use SmartArt to create diagrams

  • Proof a presentation for errors; prepare and preview a presentation, hide slides; create speaker notes, use Presenter view, prepare a presentation for printing and print notes, handouts and the presentation outline


Course Outline

Getting started

  • Topic A:  The PowerPoint interface


Creating presentations

  • Topic A:  Creating a basic presentation

  • Topic B:  Working with slides

  • Topic C:  Templates and themes


Editing slide content

  • Topic A:  Formatting text

  • Topic B:  Editing efficiency


Working with shapes

  • Topic A: Creating shapes

  • Topic B: Formatting shapes

  • Topic C: Applying content to shapes


Graphics

  • Topic A:  WordArt

  • Topic B:  Pictures


Tables and charts

  • Topic A:  Tables

  • Topic B: Charts

  • Topic C: SmartArt


Preparing and printing presentations

  • Topic A:  Proofing presentations

  • Topic B:  Preparing presentations

  • Topic C:  Printing presentations

Audience

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 can take any presentation from average to extraordinary. Students taking the Basic PowerPoint course will be instructed on the most efficient ways to create presentations, insert graphical objects, and prepare presentations for delivery.