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PowerPoint Introduction Course Outline

 (1 day)
Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

SPECIAL AFTER-HOURS CLASS
This class is part of our special after-hours series of events that meet after the regular workday, typically on Monday through Thursday evenings. Below is some additional background information on our after-hours classes.

When does the class meet?
To see the class meeting times for your time zone, hover the mouse over the date listed on this outline page and the class times will pop up. Classes typically start at 8 pm Eastern, 7 pm Central, 6 pm Mountain, and 5 pm Pacific. Classes meet from 2 to 3 hours each night, depending on the particular class.

Where does the class meet?
All After-Hours classes must be taken from your home or office. If you want to attend a class from one of our physical training locations, you will need to take the version of this class that meets during the regular weekday. Follow this link to see our weekday class schedule and review the list of over 300 locations available when you enroll.
PowerPoint Introduction Weekday Class

Is this the same content as the daytime class?
The instructor will review the most important topics during the live instructor-led session. However, the duration of the evening class is slightly less than the daytime class. To compensate for the reduced hours, we include our ONLC On-Demand content. These are self-study materials that will not only fill in the gaps in your learning, but you will also give you the opportunity to review concepts for 6 months after the class. In addition, should you not be able to attend one of the evening sessions, you will have the On-Demand content to bring you back up to speed. We've got you covered!

What software and hardware is needed?
- You need just a basic computer with an internet connection. The software will be loaded on our servers and you will connect to that computer. (So no software is needed on your computer). Here's a more detailed list:
- At least 1 monitor (Dual monitors or 2 devices would be helpful, but not required.)
- Audio Connection. You can use audio from your computer with a microphone (a standalone microphone, headset, or even a camera that has a microphone.) Most laptops will have a built-in microphone and speaker.Or use your cell phone.

Overview
It's hard to imagine a day going by without people passing along large amounts of information. With so much communication to contend with, it can be difficult to grab people's attention. But, we are often called upon to do just that. So, how do you grab and maintain an audience's focus when you're asked to present important information? By being clear, organized, and engaging. And, that is exactly what Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® can help you do.

Gone are the days of flip charts or drawing on a white board to illustrate your point. Today's audiences are tech savvy, accustomed to high-impact multimedia content, and stretched for time. By learning how to use the vast array of features and functionality contained within PowerPoint 2019, you will gain the ability to organize your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with a punch. In this course, you will use PowerPoint 2019 to begin creating engaging, dynamic multimedia presentations.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the PowerPoint Associate (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-300.

*** Version Note ***
This course is for individuals using PowerPoint 365, 2019 or 2016 and is taught using PowerPoint 2019 software. However, there are very few differences between the 365 and the 2016 versions from an end-user's perspective. Our instructors have used all versions and will be able to quickly highlight the several small changes to the user interface. Users of any of the versions of PowerPoint will have no problem learning in the 2019 software environment.

Course Objectives
In this course, you will create and deliver an engaging PowerPoint presentation.
You will:
Identify the basic features and functions of PowerPoint.
Develop a PowerPoint presentation.
Perform advanced text editing operations.
Add graphical elements.
Format graphical elements.
Prepare to deliver your presentation.

Target Student
This course is designed for students who wish to gain a foundational understanding of PowerPoint 2019 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations.

Prerequisites
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows®, including being able to start programs, 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: View and Navigate a Presentation
Topic C: Use PowerPoint Help

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Topic A: Create and Save a Presentation
Topic B: Edit Text
Topic C: Work with Slides
Topic D: Design a Presentation

Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations
Topic A: Format Characters
Topic B: Format Paragraphs

Lesson 4: Adding and Arranging Graphical Elements
Topic A: Insert Images
Topic B: Insert Shapes
Topic C: Create SmartArt
Topic D: Insert Icons and 3D Models
Topic E: Arrange and Size Objects

Lesson 5: Modifying Graphical Elements
Topic A: Format Images
Topic B: Format Shapes
Topic C: Customize SmartArt
Topic D: Format Icons
Topic E: Format 3D Models
Topic F: Animate Objects

Lesson 6: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation
Topic A: Review Your Presentation
Topic B: Apply Transitions
Topic C: Print a Presentation
Topic D: Deliver Your Presentation

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to PowerPoint Associate (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-300

Appendix B: Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2019 Common Keyboard Shortcuts
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Attend hands-on, instructor-led PowerPoint Introduction training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

For additional training options, check out our list of PowerPoint Courses and select the one that's right for you.

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