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PowerPoint is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use presentation program. This version of PowerPoint incorporates some new features in an effort to make collaboration and production as easy as possible.

This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed with PowerPoint quickly. We will cover different features of the interface; show users how to create, save, and present a basic presentation; cover the basics of formatting; and discuss how to add multimedia to a presentation.



To ensure your success in this course you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows including being about to start programs, being able to switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser.

Course Outline

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: Build a Presentation
TOPIC C: Lay Out a Presentation
TOPIC D: Edit Text
TOPIC E: View and Navigate 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 Images
TOPIC B: Insert Shapes
TOPIC C: Insert WordArt

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: Manipulate a Chart
TOPIC D: 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

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PowerPoint Level 2 Intermediate 



Before testing you will need:

  • PowerPoint Level 1 Foundation
  • PowerPoint Level 2 Intermediate



Is Level 1 right for you?

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