Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate

DURATION

1 Day

LOCATION

Exeter – Devon, Central London, Bristol or onsite at your premises.

OVERVIEW

This one-day instructor-led course provides students with experience at creating more elaborate presentations in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for information workers who want to learn intermediate-level PowerPoint 2007 skills.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

A basic understanding of PCs and familiarity with the layout of a PC style keyboard, mouse and Windows is required, gained either by previous experience or by attendance on a “PC Fundamentals” course.

SUBJECT AREAS (PLEASE NOTE, SUBJECT AREAS COVERED WILL DEPEND ON DELEGATES ABILITY AND TIME AVAILABLE)

PHOTO ALBUMS

  • What is a PowerPoint Photo Album?
  • Creating a Photo Album
  • Reordering the picture sequence
  • Rotating images within the Photo Album
  • Modifying the picture layout
  • Modify the frame shape
  • Applying a theme to the Photo Album.
  • Displaying your pictures in Black and White
  • Adding captions to each picture
  • Adjusting picture contrast and brightness

MEDIA CLIPS

  • Supported media file formats
  • Inserting a sound clip
  • Modifying the sound clip volume level
  • Controlling when the sound is played within a media clip
  • Hiding a the sound clip icon
  • Using a picture instead of the sound icon within a slide
  • Inserting a movie clip
  • Playing the movie full screen

TABLES

  • Inserting a table
  • Applying a style to a table
  • Cell background shading
  • Adding table effects
  • Adding ‘Quick Styles’ to selected text
  • Applying borders to cells
  • Deleting rows or columns
  • Inserting rows or columns

SLIDE SHOW ANIMATION EFFECTS

  • What are animation effects?
  • Applying animation effects to text
  • Applying animation effects to illustrations
  • Custom animation
  • Changing the sequence of animation within a slide

SLIDE SHOW MANIPULATION

  • Inserting Action Buttons
  • Setting Mouse over properties
  • Practising slide timings
  • Using slide timings
  • Slide show looping options
  • Hiding slides
  • Displaying hidden slides
  • Annotating slide shows
  • Creating a custom slide show
  • Editing a custom slide show
  • Running custom slide shows

TEMPLATES AND SLIDE MASTERS

  • Templates, Slide Masters and Themes
  • Creating and saving a template
  • Modifying a Slide Master
  • Creating footers and inserting the date
  • Handout and Notes Masters
  • Modifying the Handout Master
  • Modifying the Notes Master

SLIDE MANIPULATION

  • Merging slides or complete presentations
  • Merging a word-processed outline into a presentation
  • Applying graduated background fill colours, texture & patterns
  • Saving a slide in gif, jpeg or bmp format

MANIPULATING ILLUSTRATIONS

  • Moving a graphic backwards or forwards
  • Grouping and ungrouping objects
  • Positioning a graphic relative to the slide
  • Distributing selected graphics horizontally, vertically relative to a slide
  • Converting a picture to a drawn object
  • Controlling the display of background pictures on a slide

SHAPE FORMATTING

  • Applying shape effects
  • Applying (& repositioning) a shadow (of a specified colour) to a graphic
  • Applying graduated background effects to a drawn object
  • Applying a semi-transparent effect to a graphic
  • Applying 3-D effects to a drawn object
  • Further Shape style formatting options
  • Using the Format Painter to apply styles to objects

PICTURE FORMATTING

  • Applying picture styles
  • Modifying contrast and brightness
  • Re-colouring pictures
  • Cropping a picture
  • Re-scaling and rotating a picture
  • Resetting the image size
  • Rotating and flipping pictures
  • Setting picture shape
  • Converting a picture to a greyscale format
  • Saving a picture using a specific file format
  • Changing the colour depth of a picture

CHARTS AND FLOW CHARTS

  • Creating a chart
  • Changing the chart type
  • Applying chart styles and layouts
  • Creating a line-column on two axes / mixed chart
  • Formatting the vertical axis
  • Drawing a flowchart using built-in flowchart options
  • Changing or deleting flowchart shapes within a flow chart
  • Changing connector types between flowchart shapes

LINKING OBJECTS

  • Linking an Excel chart into a
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Updating a linked object
  • Editing linked data within a presentation
  • Converting a linked object within a slide to an embedded object
  • Linking a picture from a file

PRESENTATION PLANNING AND DESIGN CONCEPTS

  • Planning the right presentation for the right environment
  • Physical issues leading to a successful presentation
  • Design considerations
  • Matching the presentation to an audience
  • Colour issues within a presentation
  • Using a storyboard and time-line

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Courseware and manual, certificate of achievement, refreshments and lunch are all included in this course.

TO BOOK

For more information or to book onto our Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate training course please contact us on 01392 824 022.

If there is a Microsoft course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

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