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Microsoft Office 2013 - PowerPoint

Instructor-led video course with presentations, workbooks, games, flashcards and quizzes.

Microsoft Office provides users with an interface to design multimedia slides to be displayed on a projection system or personal computer. The software incorporates images, sounds, videos, text, and charts to create an interactive presentation. Microsoft PowerPoint interacts with other Office products such as Microsoft Word and Excel and is included with most Microsoft Office packages. It is a tool that helps professionals to create stunning presentations and effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 interface. This provides a broad overview of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 for creating new presentations using keyboard shortcuts and implement multimedia and special effects through animation.

This course is good for end-users and IT Pros alike. Learn the latest additions to PowerPoint 2013, such as how to sign in to individual and corporate Office 365 accounts and SkyDrive integration, as on well as learn some handy tips for reusing old format.

  • Work comfortably with PowerPoint and many of its advanced features
      - Become one of the top PowerPoint users in your team
      - Reduce the time you need to complete a high-quality presentation
  • Create sophisticated and well-organized PowerPoint presentations
  • Feel more confident when delivering presentations to superiors
  • Be able to brand and build templates for you, your company, or your clients!
  • Make an impression at work and achieve your professional goals
  • Learn to make custom layouts with placeholders on slide master slides
  • Rapidly improve your workflow and design skills
  • Minimize text quantity on presentations by using graphs and images
  • Students will need to install Microsoft PowerPoint  2013
  • No previous knowledge of PowerPoint is required, given that we cover the basics
  • Determination to improve your skills and learn easy-to-follow design practices
  • Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.
  • Students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse.
Target Audience
  • Anyone new to Microsoft Office or upgrading from a previous version
  • Anyone who struggles to create professional PowerPoint presentations
  • People who want to advance professionally
  • People who want to save time and enhance their PowerPoint skills
  • Business people, teachers, students or designers wanting to create outstanding slides
  • People who want to learn how to animate and build engaging presentations and templates
  • Entrepreneurs who want to create, sell, or promote with help of animated presentations and videos

Section 1-1 - Create A Presentation

  • Create Blank Presentations
  • Create Presentations Using Templates
  • Import Word Document Outlines Into Presentations

Section 1-2 - Format A Presentation Using Slide Masters

  • Apply A Slide Master
  • Add New Layouts
  • Modify Existing Layouts
  • Add Background Images
  • Control Page Numbers
  • Insert Headers And Footers
  • Modify Presentation Themes

Section 1-3 - Customize Presentation Options And Views

  • Change Page Setup Options
  • Change To View In Color/Grayscale
  • Use Views To Navigate Through Presentations
  • Modify Presentation Properties

Section 1-4 - Configure Presentations To Print Or Save

  • Set Handout Print Options
  • Print Selections From Presentations
  • Package Presentations For CD
  • Save Presentations As Webpages
  • Print Presentations In Grayscale And Printing Speaker Notes
  • Maintain Backward Compatibility

Section 1-5 - Configure And Present Slideshows

  • Create Custom Slideshows
  • Configure Slideshow Options
  • Rehearse Timing
  • Configure Slideshow Resolution
  • Use Presenter View
  • Navigate Within Slideshows
  • Annotate Slideshows

Section 2-1 - Insert And Format Slides

  • Add Slide Layouts
  • Duplicate Existing Slides And Hide Slides
  • Modify Slide Backgrounds

Section 2-2 - Insert And Format Shapes

  • Insert Shapes
  • Modify Shape Backgrounds And Apply Borders To Shapes
  • Resize Shapes
  • Create Custom Shapes
  • Apply Styles To Shapes

Section 2-3 - Order And Group Shapes And Slides

  • Insert Section Headers
  • Modify Slide Order
  • Align And Group Shapes
  • Display Gridlines

Section 3-1 - Insert And Format Text

  • Change Text To WordArt
  • Create Multiple Columns In A Single Shape
  • Insert Hyperlinks
  • Apply Formatting And Styles To Text
  • Create Bulleted And Numbered Lists

Section 3-2 - Insert And Format Tables

  • Create New Tables
  • Modify Number Of Rows And Columns
  • Apply Table Styles
  • Import Tables From External Sources

Section 3-3 - Insert And Format Charts

  • Insert Charts
  • Create And Modify Chart Styles
  • Modify Chart Type
  • Add Legends To Charts
  • Modify Chart Parameters
  • Import Charts From External Sources

Section 3-4 - Insert And Format SmartArt

  • Add Shapes To SmartArt
  • Change Color Of SmartArt And Move Text Within SmartArt Shapes
  • Reverse Direction
  • Convert Lists To SmartArt

Section 3-5 - Insert And Format Images

  • Resize Images / Crop Images / Apply Effects And Styles

Section 3-6 - Insert And Format Media

  • Insert Media And Adjust Media Window Size
  • Trim Timing On Media Clips
  • Set Start/Stop Times And Set Media Options
  • Link To External Media

Section 4-1 - Apply Transitions Between Slides

  • Insert And Manage Transitions Between Slides
  • Modify Transition Effect Options

Section 4-2 - Animate Slide Content

  • Apply Animations To Shapes And Modify Animation Options
  • Apply Animations To Text Strings
  • Add Paths To Animations

Section 4-3 - Set Timing For Transitions And Animations

  • Modify Duration Of Effects / Configure Start And Finish Options
  • Reorder Animations
  • Use The Animation Pane

Section 5-1 - Merge Content From Multiple Presentations

  • Merge Multiple Presentations / Reuse Slides From Other Presentations / View Multiple Presentations

Section 5-2 - Track Changes And Resolve Differences

  • Set And Modify Options For Track Changes / Discard Changes From Specific Users
  • Manage Comments

Section 5-3 - Protect And Share Presentations

  • Encrypt Presentations With A Password / Mark As Final / Restrict Permissions
  • Proof Presentations
  • Compress Media
  • Embed Fonts
  • Remove Presentation Metadata
  • Check For Accessibility Issues And Compatibility Issues
  • Course Ending
E-COURSE Expert-led video course with presentations, workbooks, quizzes, games and flashcards.
  • 05:57:09+ Hours Of learning
  • Includes video, presentations, workbooks, quizzes, flashcards & games
  • Receive a Certificate of Excellence on successful completion
  • Presented by highly qualified, industry leading experts
  • 12 Months access
  • 10-Day money-back guarantee
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