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PowerPoint 2003: Level 1

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Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $199

Class Outline:

This course teaches the basic functions and features of PowerPoint 2003. Students will learn how to create presentations, rearrange and delete slides, use the Formatting toolbar, set tabs, and align text. They'll also learn how to work with objects, AutoShapes, text boxes, fill colors, WordArt, and other types of images. They'll create tables, apply a design template, work with slide masters, add headers and footers, and use PowerPoint's built-in proofing tools. Finally, they'll learn how to create links between presentations and save a presentation for Web delivery.

Course Length: One day

Table of Contents:

Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Exploring the PowerPoint environment
Topic B: Getting help
Topic C: Closing presentations and closing PowerPoint

Unit 2: Building new presentations
Topic A: Creating new presentations
Topic B: Saving presentations
Topic C: Working in the Outline tab
Topic D: Rearranging and deleting slides
Topic E: Using slides from other presentations

Unit 3: Formatting slides
Topic A: Exploring text formatting
Topic B: Working with text
Topic C: Setting tabs and alignment

Unit 4: Using drawing tools
Topic A: Drawing objects
Topic B: AutoShapes
Topic C: Working with text in objects
Topic D: Modifying objects

Unit 5: Working with graphics
Topic A: Working with WordArt
Topic B: Adding clip art
Topic C: Using images

Unit 6: Using tables and charts
Topic A: Working with tables
Topic B: Creating and modifying charts
Topic C: Creating organization charts

Unit 7: Modifying presentations
Topic A: Using templates
Topic B: Working with the slide master
Topic C: Adding transitions and timings
Topic D: Adding speaker notes and footers
Topic E: Setting up slide shows

Unit 8: Proofing and delivering presentations
Topic A: Proofing presentations
Topic B: Running presentations
Topic C: Printing presentations
Topic D: Saving presentations for Web delivery

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives map
Topic A: Comprehensive exam objectives

Explore the PowerPoint environment; use Help options; and close a presentation and PowerPoint.

Create a new presentation; add new slides to it; save and update changes; work in the Outline tab to rearrange bullets; rearrange and delete slides; and insert slides from another presentation.

Use the Formatting toolbar; use the Find, Replace, Cut, Copy, and Paste commands; examine the ruler; set tabs; and align text.

Create objects by using the Drawing toolbar; duplicate, move, resize, delete, align, and connect objects; add AutoShapes to a slide; edit AutoShapes, and align them by using grids and guides; add text to objects; draw text boxes; and use fill color options.

Use the WordArt toolbar to make the text in a presentation more appealing; use the Select Picture dialog box; explore clip art on the Web; insert images; and use the color, brightness, and contrast controls on the Picture toolbar.