Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 gives you more ways to create and share dynamic presentations with your audience than ever before. Exciting new audio and visual capabilities help you tell a crisp, cinematic story that's as easy to create as it is powerful to watch. This course will introduce you to the new features in PowerPoint 2013 including the new wide-screen theme, easier view zooming and slide management, inserting and tracking of comments, hyperlinking and creating web pages with PowerPoint.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the basics of using PowerPoint
  • Recall the various ways you can design slides in PowerPoint
  • Define the uses of graphics, pictures and media in PowerPoint
  • Recognize the tools used for collaboration and distributing presentations 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Module 1 Chapters 1 - 6
PowerPoint Basics

Module one covers the basics of using PowerPoint. We will discuss how to create a presentation, add slides in various layouts and templates and how to edit content. Learn how to proof your presentation for errors, work in Outline View mode to focus on main points and become familiar with various presentation tools, such as clip art and shapes.  

  • Presentation Files
  • Editing Slides
  • Choosing Designs
  • Presentation Tools
  • Working in Outline View

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Module 2 Chapters 7 - 10
Designing Slides

Module two introduces you to specific design features used in PowerPoint. We will look at text fonts and formatting, such as bolding and italicizing, spacing and using the WordArt feature to design fonts. Animating slides and applying themes will help you make even the dullest content look amazing. We will also look at adding custom layouts and additional features.

  • Text Fonts and Formatting
  • Designing Slides
  • Applying Themes
  • Slide Animations and Transitions
  • Adding New Layouts

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Module 3 Chapters 11 - 16
Inserting Graphics and Media

Module three illustrates the uses of graphics, pictures and media in PowerPoint. You will be introduced to powerful drawing tools and ways to draw and embellish slides. Editing video and adding sounds into your slide show will be discussed, as well as inserting tables, WordArt, hyperlinks and actions into your presentations.

  • Inserting and Moving Pictures
  • Drawing Slides, Simple Objects and Lines
  • Charting
  • Working with SmartArt
  • Adding Sound and Video

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Module 4 Chapters 17 - 22
Collaboration, Tips and Tricks 

Module four discusses tools for collaboration and distributing presentations to others using the cloud or e-mail. Reusing slides, setting up a slide library and saving your presentations in multiple formats is also covered. Becoming familiar with the ten PowerPoint commandments and tips and tricks for creating readable slides will aid in creating a beautiful presentation.

  • Collaborating in the Cloud
  • Reusing Slides
  • Creating a PDF
  • Ten PowerPoint Commandments
  • Ten Tips for Creating Readable Slides

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player