Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Course Overview

In this PowerPoint 2013 training class, students learn to create simple and sophisticated PowerPoint presentations

Course Goals

  • Start and end a PowerPoint session.
  • Edit a presentation.
  • Create different types of slides.
  • Use the Outline Tab.
  • Add Clipart to a slide.
  • Format slides and use templates.
  • Use the Slide Sorter to reorganize a presentation.
  • Apply Tables and Charts to a presentation.
  • Print various components of a presentation.
  • Run a slide show.
  • Create customized presentations with templates.
  • Add special effects.
  • Use the slide, notes, and handout masters.
  • Create, edit, and import charts.
  • Manage hyperlinks.
  • Create custom shows.
  • Secure and share presentations.

Class Outline

  1. Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
    • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Normal View
    • Creating a Presentation
    • Saving a Document
    • The Status Bar
    • Closing a Presentation
  2. The Ribbon
    • The Ribbon
    • Tabs
    • Groups
    • Commands
  3. The Quick Access Toolbar
    • Adding Common Commands
    • Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
    • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
    • Placement
  4. The Backstage View (The File Menu)
    • Introduction to the Backstage View
    • Opening a Presentation
    • New Presentations and Presentation Templates
    • Getting Help
    • Adding Your Name to Microsoft PowerPoint
  5. Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
    • Selecting a Slide Layout
    • Adding Text
    • Editing Text
    • Formatting Text
    • Formatting Text Placeholders
    • Adding Slides to a Presentation
    • Arranging Slides
  6. Working with Images
    • Adding Images to a Slide
    • Inserting a Picture
    • Inserting Clip Art
    • Capturing and Inserting a Screenshot
    • Editing an Image
    • Formatting Images
    • Rotating and Resizing an Image
    • Grouping and Ungrouping Images
    • Arranging Images
    • Adding Shapes
  7. Working with Tables and Charts
    • Inserting a Table
    • Formatting Tables
    • Using Tables from Other Microsoft Office Applications
    • Inserting a Chart
    • Formatting a Chart
    • Using Charts from Other Microsoft Office Applications
  8. Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
    • Checking Spelling
    • Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
    • Organizing a Presentation in Sections
    • Adding Transitions to Slides
    • Adding Speaker Notes
    • Running a Slide Show
    • Printing a Presentation
    1. Customizing Presentations
      • Applying a Them
        • Previewing and Selecting a Theme
        • Customizing a Theme
        • Saving a Custom Theme
        • Setting a Default Theme
      • Applying a Background Style
        • Apply a Built-in Background Style
        • Create and Apply a Background Style
      • Adding a Foot
      • Arranging and Printing Sections
        • Using Sections
        • Removing Sections
        • Printing Sections
    2. Presentation Masters
      • A.Working with the Slide Master
      • Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
      • Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
      • Adding Slide Numbers Using the Slide Master
      • Inserting a New Slide Master
      • Preserving a Slide Master
      • Modifying the Notes Master
      • Modifying the Handout Master
      • Adding a Header and Footer to Notes and Handouts
    3. Working with Special Effects
      • Animating Text and Objects
      • Working with the Animation Painter
      • Setting Animation Timing
      • Animating a Chart
    4. Using SmartArt
      • Inserting SmartArt Graphics
      • Modifying SmartArt Graphics
      • Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
        • Resize a SmartArt Shape
        • Resize a SmartArt Graphic
      • Reposition a SmartArt Graphic
      • Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
      • Formatting Text in a SmartArt Object
      • Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
      • Ungrouping SmartArt Objects
    5. Multimedia
      • Creating a Photo Album
      • Adding Captions
      • Applying a Theme to Your Album
      • Customizing an Album
      • Inserting Sounds and Video
        • Inserting a Sound File
        • Inserting a Video File
        • Inserting a YouTube Video
      • Editing Media Clips
        • Editing an Audio Clip
        • Editing a Video Clip
      • Inserting Animated GIFs
    6. Setting up the Slide Show
      • Setting up a Custom Show
      • Creating a Hyperlink
      • Adding an Action Button
      • Jumping to Another Presentation
      • Annotating a Presentation
      • Creating a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
      • Setting Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically
    7. Outlines and Slides
      • Exporting Notes and Handouts to Word
      • Exporting an Outline to Word
      • Saving a Presentation as an Outline
      • Saving a Slide as a Graphic
    8. Sharing and Securing a Presentation
      • Sharing a Presentation with a Remote Audience
      • Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation
      • Packaging a Presentation for CD
      • Using the PowerPoint Viewer
      • Saving a Presentation to the Web
      • Encrypting a Presentation
      • Adding a Digital Signature
      • Granting Permissions
      • Compressing Pictures
      • Sending a Presentation in PDF Format