PowerPoint 365: Essentials

Time: 1.5 Hours

Course Description:

In this workshop you will learn techniques for creating high-quality presentations with PowerPoint. After taking a tour of the interface, you will learn how to create a presentation, add and format text and graphics, create Org Charts and SmartArt that can be updated quickly and easily, add charts graphs, videos and audio clips.  You will also learn how to create Speaker Notes and learn the Best Practices of using PowerPoint.

Course Material:

A customized step-by-step Quick Reference Card with screenshots is included in this class which covers each topic you will learn.

Course Outline:

  • Getting Started

  • QuickStarter Outline Tool

  • Creating a New Presentation

  • Selecting a Design

  • Changing Themes, Color Palates, Fonts

  • Slides Pane

  • Saving and Exiting

  • Understanding Views

  • Working with Slides

  • Insert a New Slide

  • Change Slide Layout

  • Viewing the Slide Master

  • Add a Section

  • Insert a Header or Footer

  • Images, Multimedia and Objects

  • Add A Text Box

  • Insert a Shape

  • Insert a Picture

  • Using Design Ideas for Professional Slides

  • Insert a Video File on Your PC

  • Insert a web video (such as YouTube)

  • Play the video

  • Insert or Record Audio

  • Insert SmartArt

  • Collaborate and Prepare

  • Adding Speaker Notes

  • Rehearse the presentation

  • View the timings

  • Turn off recorded slide timings before you give a presentation

  • Share a presentation by saving it to the cloud and sending it to others

  • Shortcut Keys