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PowerPoint 2007 Course

PowerPoint 2007 Course

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PowerPoint 2007 Course

3 Sessions -
9 Hours of Interactive Training

If you're an experienced PowerPoint user, you'll need to throw away your old impressions and prepare yourself to view the application in a new way. Even if you're new to PowerPoint, expert Erin Olsen makes the PowerPoint 2007 course from LearnKey a fun learning process for you while incorporating all disciplines needed to develop an effective presentation, including the skills needed to effectively communicate your message. At the conclusion of this course users will be able to combine text, graphics, audio and video to create a professional presentation.

Benefits
  • Entertain your audience with creative, exciting presentations
  • Understand the steps to becoming a good presenter
  • Enhance your presentations with powerful visual aids

About The Author
Since founding PCKeys Technology Solutions in 1995, Erin Olsen has personally trained more than 10,000 people worldwide in a wide variety of applications and technologies. She has assisted numerous organizations to maximize efficiency using Microsoft, Adobe and Macromedia software tools. Erin holds a MOS Master Instructor certification and enjoys a reputation for providing solid foundations in skills applicable to real-world needs in an easy-to-understand and fun manner. She combines technical knowledge with real-world experience allowing her to provide a wealth of practical examples and inside tips to help her audience learn, retain and actually apply their skills.

Session 1

Section A: Introduction to PowerPoint

  • How to Create Effective Presentations

Section B: Effective Presentations

  • Overview
  • Take AIM
  • Audience
  • Intent
  • Message
  • Presentation Structure
  • Visuals
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Presentation Tips

Section C: Creating Presentations

  • Opening PowerPoint
  • New Presentations
  • Opening Templates
  • Interface Layout
  • Changing Views
  • Navigation
  • Saving a Presentation
  • File Extensions
  • PowerPoint Process

Section D: Creating Initial Content

  • Placeholders
  • Working with Text
  • Adding Slides
  • Changing Slide Layouts
  • Arranging Slides
  • Copying and Pasting

Section E: Themes

  • Live Preview
  • Theme Colors
  • Customizing Colors
  • Theme Fonts
  • Theme Effects
  • Saving Themes
  • Setting Default Themes

Section F: Customizing Slide Masters

  • Using Masters
  • Slide Master View
  • New Slide Master
  • New Layout
  • Headers and Footers
  • Renaming Layouts
  • Using New Layout
  • Preparing Templates
  • Saving Templates

Section G: Working with Text

  • Mini Toolbar
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Font Formatting
  • Editing Master
  • Synonyms
  • Format Text Box
  • Turning Off Mini Toolbar

Section H: Working with Lists

  • Creating Bulleted Lists
  • Modifying Bulleted Lists
  • Customizing Bullets
  • Setting Tabs
  • Using the Ruler
  • Applying Indents

Session 2

Section A: Using Existing Content

  • Headings
  • Creating New Slides
  • Outline View
  • Bullets
  • Arranging Slides
  • Adding Slides
  • Saving as an RTF
  • Creating Word Handouts
  • Reusing Slides
  • Slide Libraries

Section B: Charts

  • Excel 2007
  • Inserting Charts
  • Excel Charts
  • Paste Special
  • Changing Chart Types
  • Selecting Data Sources
  • Layout Options
  • Chart Formatting
  • Chart Templates

Section C: Tables

  • Inserting Tables
  • Design Options
  • Merging Cells
  • Entering Text
  • Changing Table Settings
  • Copy and Paste

Section D: Shape Properties

  • Starting with Shapes
  • Fill Options
  • Texture Fill
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Shadows
  • 3-D Effects
  • Modifying Text

Section E: Drawing Tools

  • Inserting Shapes
  • Arranging Shapes
  • Distributing Shapes
  • Selection Pane

Section F: SmartArt Diagrams

  • Converting Bulleted Lists
  • Working with the Text Pane
  • SmartArt Tools
  • Creating SmartArt
  • Adding Shapes

Section G: Pictures and Photo Albums

  • Creating Photo Albums
  • Album Layout
  • Captions
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Compressing Pictures

Section H: Backgrounds and Watermarks

  • Background Styles
  • Hiding Background Graphics
  • Inserting Watermarks

Session 3

Section A: Multimedia

  • Supported File Types
  • Inserting Sound Clips
  • Sound Tools
  • Modifying Sound Files
  • Sound Insert Options
  • Narration
  • Inserting Movies
  • Movie Tools

Section B: Animations

  • Creating Animations
  • Customizing Animations
  • Previewing Animation
  • Animating Text
  • Animation Settings
  • Animating SmartArt
  • Animating Charts
  • Motion Paths

Section C: Customizing Slide Shows

  • Transitions
  • Individual Transitions
  • Hiding Slides
  • Custom Show

Section D: Save for Web Viewing

  • Hyperlinks
  • Action Buttons
  • Saving as a Web Page
  • Viewing as a Web Page

Section E: Delivery Formats

  • Page Setup
  • Saving as a Picture
  • PowerPoint Show
  • PDF/XPS
  • Package for CD
  • CD Options

Section F: Proofing and Reviewing

  • Visual Check
  • Spell Check
  • AutoCorrect
  • Research
  • Comments

Section G: Prepare and Protect

  • Document Properties
  • Document Inspector
  • Encryptions and Passwords
  • Information Rights Management
  • Digital Signature
  • Mark as Final
  • Compatibility Checker

Section H: Prepare for the Presentation

  • Printing Tips
  • Optimization Tips
  • Running a Show
  • Speaker's Notes
  • Setting Up the Show
  • Rehearsing Timings
  • Using Presenters View
  • Print Options
  • Print Preview