Course SpecificationsCourse number: 084899
Software: Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007
Course length: 1.0 day(s)
Certification: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist – PowerPoint®
In today's work environment, presentations have moved
far beyond flip charts and overhead projectors. Audiences not only expect
that your presentations are in an electronic format, but they also demand
that your presentations be unique and sophisticated in their use of such formats.
In this course, you will work with Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007
to create electronic presentations.
Course Objective: You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a new presentation.
You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance the
visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify
them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data
in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.
Target Student: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning
the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft®
Office PowerPoint® 2007. This course is also intended for students interested
in pursuing Microsoft Office Specialist certification in Microsoft® Office
Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with using personal computers
and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows
environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer.
Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to
information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. Students
should have completed the following courses or possess equivalent knowledge
before starting with this course:
- Windows XP Professional: Level
- Windows XP Professional: Level
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
- Windows 2000: Introduction
CertificationThis course is one of a series of Element K courseware
titles that addresses Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (Microsoft
Business Certification) skill sets. The Microsoft Certified Application Specialist
program is for individuals who use Microsoft’s business desktop software
and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products.
Certification candidates must pass one or more proficiency exams in order
to earn Microsoft Certified Application Specialist certification.
For this course, you will need one computer for each student
and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum
- A 1 GHz Pentium-class processor or faster.
- A minimum of 256 MB of RAM. 512 MB of RAM is recommended.
- A 10 GB hard disk or larger. You should have at least 1 GB
of free hard disk space available for the Office installation.
- A CD-ROM drive.
- A keyboard and mouse or other pointing device.
- A 1024 x 768 resolution monitor is recommended.
- Network cards and cabling for local network access.
- Internet access (contact your local network administrator).
- A printer (optional) or an installed printer driver.
- A projection system to display the instructor’s computer
- Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2007.
- Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 1.
- Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2.
Performance-Based ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- get started with PowerPoint.
- create a presentation.
- format text on slides.
- add graphical objects to a presentation.
- modify objects on slides.
- add tables to a presentation.
- add charts to a presentation.
- prepare to deliver a presentation.
- Lesson 1: Getting
Started with PowerPoint
- Topic 1A: Explore the User Interface
- Topic 1B: Navigate and View a Presentation
- Topic 1C: Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help
- Topic 1D: Enter Text
- Topic 1E: Save a Presentation
- Lesson 2: Creating a Presentation
- Topic 2A: Create a Presentation
- Topic 2B: Edit Text
- Topic 2C: Add Slides to a Presentation
- Topic 2D: Arrange Slides
- Topic 2E: Work with Themes
- Lesson 3: Formatting Text on Slides
- Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats
- Topic 3B: Apply Paragraph Formats
- Topic 3C: Format Text Placeholders
- Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
- Topic 4A: Insert Clip Art and Pictures
- Topic 4B: Draw Shapes
- Topic 4C: Insert WordArt
- Lesson 5: Modifying Objects
- Topic 5A: Work
- Topic 5B: Change Object Orientation
- Topic 5C: Format Objects
- Topic 5D: Group and Ungroup Objects
- Topic 5E: Arrange Objects
- Lesson 6: Adding Tables to a Presentation
- Topic 6A: Create a Table
- Topic 6B: Format Tables
- Topic 6C: Insert a Table from Microsoft Word
- Lesson 7: Inserting Charts in a Presentation
- Topic 7A: Create a Chart
- Topic 7B: Edit Chart Data
- Topic 7C: Modify a Chart
- Topic 7D: Paste
a Chart from Microsoft Excel
- Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
- Topic 8A: Review Content
- Topic 8B: Add Transitions
- Topic 8C: Apply an Animation Effect
- Topic 8D: Create Speaker Notes
- Topic 8E: Print a Presentation