Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Level 1

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 1

Gone are the days of flip charts or drawing on a white board to illustrate your point. Today’s audiences are tech savvy, accustomed to high-impact multimedia content, and stretched for time. By learning how to use the vast array of features and functionality contained within Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2013, you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with a punch. In this course, you will use PowerPoint 2013 to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint®

Topic A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment

Topic B: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation

Topic C: Use Help

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint® Presentation

Topic A: Select a Presentation Type

Topic B: View and Navigate a Presentation

Topic C: Edit Text

Topic D: Build a Presentation

Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing

Topic A: Format Characters

Topic B: Format Paragraphs

Topic C: Format Text Boxes

Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

Topic A: Insert Clip Art and Images

Topic B: Insert Shapes

Lesson 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation

Topic A: Edit Objects

Topic B: Format Objects

Topic C: Group Objects

Topic D: Arrange Objects

Topic E: Animate Objects

Lesson 6: Adding Tables to Your Presentation

Topic A: Create a Table

Topic B: Format a Table

Topic C: Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Lesson 7: Adding Charts to Your Presentation

Topic A: Create a Chart

Topic B: Format a Chart

Topic C: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

Topic A: Review Your Presentation

Topic B: Apply Transitions

Topic C: Print Your Presentation

Topic D: Deliver Your Presentation

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have

experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows® 8 environment, and be

able to use Windows 8 to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to

perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.

 

To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following courses:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7
  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Transition from Microsoft® 2007/2010