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PowerPoint 2010 Course (77-883)

PowerPoint 2010 Course (77-883)

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PowerPoint 2010 Course (77-883)

3 Sessions -
10 Hours of Interactive Training

Microsoft has really hit a home run with all of the new features of PowerPoint 2010. LearnKey expert, Michael Meskers guides you step-by-step through all of the newest features of PowerPoint 2010 in this new course. Easily edit your home and business videos right inside of PowerPoint with the new “Trim Audio/Video” features. Use the new “Backstage” features to quickly and easily share your presentation with family, friends, and co-workers. Add emphasis with all of the new and improved quick styles, transitions, and animations. If you have an idea, business concept, or even a vacation that you want to give a presentation on, then PowerPoint 2010 is the program for you.

  • Broadcast your PowerPoint presentation to a remote audience, using the new PowerPoint Broadcast Slide Show features
  • Captivate your audience with personalized videos in your presentations. Embed and edit videos directly in PowerPoint 2010
  • New and improved picture formatting tools, such as color saturation and artistic effects, let you transform your visuals into works of art

About The Author
Michael Meskers is more than just a trainer. With a B.A., two Masters Degrees and fluent in six languages, Michael is highly adept at helping students understand the complexities of applications in many languages. With 19 years of combined experience as an investment banker, supervisor and manager for commercial airlines, Michael brings real-world experience into his instruction. Michael’s clients include William H. Mercer Inc., Sanford Bernstein Inc., The New School University, Digi-Com Group and the Learning Annex. Michael also authored “The Learning Line: Windows Vista” published by J. Wiley & Sons Inc.

Session 1

Section A: Building Effective Presentations

  • Preparation and Organization
  • AIM
  • Audience
  • Intent
  • Message
  • Sensory Levels
  • Presentation Structure
  • Using Visuals
  • Vocal Emphasis
  • Attire
  • Filler Words
  • Body Language and Eye Contact
  • Presentation Tips

Section B: PowerPoint 2010 Overview

  • Launching PowerPoint
  • Interface Layout
  • Understanding the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Section C: Creating Presentations

  • New Presentations
  • Using Templates
  • Keyboard Speed Keys
  • Slide vs. Outline View
  • Changing Views
  • Slide Sorter View
  • Reading and Presentation Views
  • Navigation Tips
  • Saving a Presentation
  • File Extensions
  • Slide Design Process

Section D: Creating Initial Content

  • Understanding Layouts
  • Adding Slide Content
  • Changing Case Keyboard Shortcut
  • Selecting Text Tip
  • Increasing and Decreasing Font Size
  • Adding Slides
  • Arranging Slides
  • Copying and Pasting
  • Copying and Pasting Windows Rule
  • Using Paste Special

Section E: Design Themes

  • Theme Sets
  • Customizing Themes
  • Theme Colors
  • Editing Themes
  • Theme Fonts
  • Theme Effects
  • Saving Themes

Section F: Slide Masters

  • Using Masters
  • Slide Layout Masters
  • Duplicate Default Masters
  • Preserve Master Option
  • Creating New Layouts
  • Headers and Footers
  • Save As Template

Section G: Working with Text

  • Mini Toolbar
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Font Formatting
  • Editing the Slide Master
  • Synonyms and Thesaurus
  • Inserting and Formatting Text Boxes

Section H: Working with Lists

  • Default Bullet Styles
  • Applying Bullets Based on Themes
  • Bullets and Numbering Options
  • Modifying Bullets
  • Numbered Bullet Options
  • Customizing Bullets
  • Using Pictures as Bullets
  • Using the Ruler
  • Setting and Removing Tabs
  • Applying Indents

Session 2

Section A: Using Existing Content

  • Outlines
  • Working In Outline View
  • Rearranging Slides
  • Slides from Word Document
  • Preparing Text for Import
  • Slides from Notepad Document
  • Saving as RTF
  • Reusing Slides
  • Publish to Slide Library

Section B: Embedded Charts

  • Inserting Charts
  • Defining Chart Data
  • Understanding Chart Types
  • Quick Layouts
  • Chart Styles
  • Editing Chart Data
  • Layout and Formatting Options
  • Save As Template

Section C: Excel Charts

  • Using Excel Charts
  • Importing into PowerPoint
  • Using Paste Special
  • Updating Linked Data
  • Capturing Excel Data as an Image

Section D: Working with Tables

  • Inserting Tables
  • Table Style Options
  • Table Styles Gallery
  • Customizing Theme Colors and Options
  • Table Effects
  • Merging Cells
  • Entering Text
  • Add, Delete, Resize Columns and Rows
  • Adjusting Table Alignment

Section E: Shapes and Effects

  • Drawing Techniques
  • Shape Types
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Shape Fill Options
  • Text Fills, Effects, and Styles
  • More Fill Options

Section F: Clip Art and Images

  • Working with Clip Art
  • Editing Clip Art
  • Working with Images
  • Manipulating Images
  • Picture Quick Styles
  • Picture Effects and SmartArt
  • 3-D Rotation
  • 3-D Emboss Effect

Section G: Moving, Arranging, and Distributing

  • Object Moving Techniques
  • Duplicating Objects
  • Rotating Objects
  • Arranging Objects
  • Using the Selection Pane

Section H: SmartArt Diagrams

  • Converting Bulleted Lists
  • Rearranging Bullet Order
  • Recoloring SmartArt Objects
  • SmartArt Styles
  • Resetting Graphics
  • Formatting SmartArt
  • More SmartArt Categories
  • Adding SmartArt Shapes

Section I: Backgrounds, Watermarks, and Photo Album

  • Creating Photo Albums
  • Customizing Album Options
  • Preview the Photo Album
  • Edit Photo Album
  • Inserting Screenshots
  • Compressing Pictures
  • Inserting Backgrounds
  • Hiding Background Objects
  • Creating Watermarks
  • Save as Picture
  • Using Watermarks as Backgrounds
  • Silk Screen Effect

Session 3

Section A: Multimedia

  • Supported File Types
  • Inserting Audio
  • Fade In/Out
  • Trim Audio
  • Additional Copy/Insert Options
  • Inserting Video
  • Poster Frame/Video Trim

Section B: Animations

  • Adding Animations
  • Entrance Effects
  • Emphasis Effects
  • Exit Effects
  • Animating Text
  • Animation Pane
  • Effect Options
  • Rolling Marquee Effect
  • Re-Order Animations
  • Animating Images
  • Motion Paths
  • Animating Charts

Section C: Customizing Slide Shows

  • Slide Shows
  • Applying Transitions
  • Individual Transitions
  • Transition Effect Options
  • Hiding Slides
  • Action Settings
  • Hyperlinks
  • Actions
  • Creating Custom Shows
  • Defining Custom Shows
  • Previewing Custom Shows

Section D: Delivery Formats

  • Printing
  • Media Compression
  • Version Control
  • PowerPoint Show
  • Recording Presentations
  • Packaging for CD
  • Creating a Video
  • Publishing to the Web

Section E: Proofing and Reviewing

  • Visual Check
  • Spell Check
  • Research Options
  • Adding Comments

Section F: Prepare and Protect

  • Compatibility Mode
  • Document Properties
  • Document Inspector
  • On-Slide/Off-Slide Content
  • Presentation Notes
  • Encryption and Passwords
  • Information Rights Management
  • IRM Document Protection
  • Digital Signatures
  • Mark as Final

Section G: Delivering the Presentation

  • Printing Tips
  • Optimization
  • Show Setup
  • Downsizing File Size
  • Presenting a Show
  • Pointer to Pen
  • Slide Show Help
  • Pointer Options
  • Navigation Techniques
  • Speaker's Notes
  • Slide Show Setup
  • Rehearse Slide Show Timing
  • Using Presenters View