Dates GTR Venue Class Time (Eastern) Price Qty Action
April 15, 2021 GTR
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
$350.00 (USD)   
August 12, 2021 GTR
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
$350.00 (USD)   
November 17, 2021 GTR
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
$350.00 (USD)   
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  • April 15, 2021
    04/15/2021
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • August 12, 2021
    08/12/2021
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • November 17, 2021
    11/17/2021
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

About this Course

​Students taking the Advanced PowerPoint course will learn to control global settings by using slide masters, and to apply effects such as transitions and timings. They’ll learn more about working with images, and how to include media files, animation, and a photo album in a presentation. Next, they’ll explore advanced tools for working with SmartArt, tables, and charts, and then learn how to create action buttons and equations. Students will also integrate other Microsoft Office files, embed and link external resources, and create hyperlinks. Then, they’ll insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, and prepare a presentation for delivery in various formats. Finally, they’ll customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes.

Audience Profile

The target student should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or preferably Windows 7. Students also need to know the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will get the most out of this course if their goal is to become more proficient using PowerPoint to create enhanced presentations.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will know how to:

  • Control global setting by using slide masters, apply transition effects, control and record timings, and create custom slide shows
  • Crop images and remove background elements, insert and edit media files, apply animation effects, and create a photo album presentation
  • Create and edit SmartArt graphics, create tables from scratch, and create and format charts
  • Create action buttons for user navigation, and create and edit equations
  • Integrate Microsoft Office files, create a presentation from a Word outline, embed and link external resources and create hyperlinks
  • Insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, create handouts in word, and prepare a presentation for delivery in several formats, including CD, PDF, video and image files; and deliver a presentation online
  • Customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes

Outline

Unit 1: Slide masters and transitions

  • Topic A: Slide masters
  • Topic B: Transitions and timings
  • Topic C: Custom slide shows

Unit 2: Graphics and media

  • Topic A: Modifying graphics
  • Topic B: Media clips
  • Topic C: Animations
  • Topic D: Photo albums

Unit 3: Customizing slide elements

  • Topic A: Working with SmartArt graphics
  • Topic B: Customizing tables
  • Topic C: Working with charts

Unit 4: Action buttons and equations

  • Topic A: Action buttons
  • Topic B: Equations

Unit 5: Integrating Microsoft Office files

  • Topic A: Applying content from a Word outline
  • Topic B: Embedding and linking content

Unit 6: Finalizing and distributing presentations

  • Topic A: Reviewing and finishing
  • Topic B: Distributing presentations

Unit 7: Customizing PowerPoint

  • Topic A: Application settings

Prerequisites

Students taking this course should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that students have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience:

  •  Windows 7:  Basic
  •  Microsoft PowerPoint, Level 1