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  • Course Description:
    The course introduces PowerPoint at an elementary level, introducing the first time user to PowerPoint. The course explains how to use the different slides and how to move and navigate between slides and how to view the presentation. The course covers MICT Unit Standard: 117923 and 116930.

    Duration:
    6 hours

    Target Group:
    This course is intended for a first time PowerPoint User, or delegates who would like to be assessed for a computer qualification or delegates who wish to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

    Prerequisites:
    The delegates must have basic Windows skills; handling the mouse, opening and finding documents and basic typing skills.

    Method of training:
    Instructor led, hands-on exercises using a computer.

    Course Content
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    Topic 1 Terminology i.e. Slides, Title Slides, Speaker notes Terminology i.e. Slides, Title Slides, Speaker notes
    Topic 2 Different types of presentations Different types of presentations
    Topic 4 The PowerPoint Screen Using Built in templates and templates from office online
    Topic 5 Different slides and how to use them Title Slide
    Bulleted Slide
    Formatting text, bullets
    Align text
    Indent text
    Table Slide
    Inserting/deleting columns/rows, Merging cells and formatting
    Creating A Slide That Contains Clip Art
    Working with Objects and Clipart
    Creating a slide with an Organizational Chart
    Changing background, connecting lines, layout, colours, borders
    Creating A Slide With Chart Layout
    Topic 6 Create your own presentation Create your own presentation
    Topic 7 Changing the layout of an existing slide Changing the layout of an existing slide
    Topic 8 Creating A Slide That Summarises Or Concludes The Slide Show Creating A Slide That Summarises Or Concludes The Slide Show
    Topic 9 Checking Spelling Checking Spelling
    Topic 10 Working with design Templates Choosing A Design For The Slide Show
    Creating your own Design Template
    Topic 11 Using themes and changing a theme Using themes and changing a theme
    Topic 12 Editing a Slide Background Editing a Slide Background
    Topic 13 The PowerPoint Views, Normal, Slide sorter View, Outline View, Notes View The PowerPoint Views, Normal, Slide sorter View, Outline View, Notes View
    Topic 14 Setting Up A Slide Show Setting Up A Slide Show
    Topic 15 Printing Print slides
    Print handouts
    Print slides with notes
  • Course Description:
    This course covers enhancements to slide shows, such as animation and using graphics. It illustrates using slides with different design templates in one presentation. Automation of slides shows enables you to run a slide show until it is stopped. Creating your own design templates and creating your own pictures are also covered. Linking Excel data for charts is also illustrated. The course covers MICT Unit Standard: 116930

    Duration:
    6 hours

    Target Group:
    This course is intended for a person who wishes to know more than just the basics of a presentation, or delegates who would like to be assessed for a computer qualification or delegates who wish to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

    Prerequisites:
    The delegates must have basic Windows skills; handling the mouse, opening and finding documents and basic typing skills. The person must have at least a very basic knowledge of using the slides of a presentation.

    Method of training:
    Instructor led, hands-on exercises using a computer.

    Course Content
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    Topic 1 Planning a presentation Planning a presentation
    Topic 2 Presentation Skills Presentation Skills
    Topic 3 Organising the Slide Content for a presentation Organising the Slide Content for a presentation
    Topic 4 Using TABS to align text in slides Using TABS to align text in slides
    Topic 5 Using Headers and Footers for slide numbers, dates and Company/Process slogans Using Headers and Footers for slide numbers, dates and Company/Process slogans
    Topic 6 Using Master Slides, applying different templates to different sections of the presentation Using Master Slides, applying different templates to different sections of the presentation
    Topic 7 Enhancing Organization Charts Changing: background, connecting lines, layout, colours, borders
    Topic 8 Advanced Graphical Techniques Using the Picture tools
    Recolor Clipart
    Grouping And Ungrouping A Picture
    Cropping A Picture
    Light Variations (Watermark)
    Working with drawing Objects
    Text boxes
    Using WordArt, Aut0shapes, flowchart objects, Connectors and Block Arrows
    Using The Adjustment Handle On Objects
    Flipping/Rotating A Graphic Ð also free rotate
    Working With Layers
    Create A Semi-Transparent Image
    Lining Up And Distributing Objects Evenly
    Topic 9 Creating your own picture Saving An Object As A Picture File To Use In Other Applications
    Topic 10 Using the Photo Album feature Using the Photo Album feature
    Topic 11 Remove/Change A Design Template From A Slide Remove/Change A Design Template From A Slide
    Topic 12 Change The Background Of A Specific Slide Change The Background Of A Specific Slide
    Topic 13 Creating your own Design Template Creating your own Design Template
    Topic 14 Link Or Copy Ms Excel Data To A PowerPoint Chart Link Or Copy Ms Excel Data To A PowerPoint Chart
    Topic 15 Enhancing Slide Shows Custom Animation
    Change the order in which animation must take place
    Rehearse Timings
    Change the timing of one slide only
    Animating Chart Objects
    Topic 16 Saving A Presentation As A Slide Show Saving A Presentation As A Slide Show
    Topic 17 Using the Control Bar Using the Control Bar
    Topic 18 Navigate between slides Navigate between slides
    Topic 19 Show all slides Show all slides
    Topic 20 Zoom into the show Zoom into the show
    Topic 21 Presenter view Presenter view
  • Course Description:
    This course covers more advanced features of PowerPoint, i.e. using media clips, music and a microphone to record voice narrations. Linking between Word, Excel and other PowerPoint presentations are illustrated. The course covers custom slide shows (having one presentation that can be shown to different groups of people, using different slides. The course also focuses on designing your own templates and macros (for automation) are also introduced. The course covers MICT Unit Standard: 117923 and 116930.

    Duration:
    6 hours

    Target Group:
    A person who has a good knowledge on PowerPoint, but wants to make sure they are not lacking all the enhancements that are available in PowerPoint should attend this course. It can also be used as a preparation for certification in Microsoft Office Specialist or to be accessed on the unit standards.

    Prerequisites:
    The delegates must have experience in creating presentations with PowerPoint.

    Method of training:
    Instructor led, hands-on exercises using a computer.

    Course Content
    (If on mobile swipe table left and right to view details)

    Topic 1 Overview Of Slide Masters And Templates Using Slide Masters in Blank Presentations
    Slide Master in Design Templates
    Changing Slide Masters
    Make a Global change to Master Layouts
    Adding Animation To Masters
    Creating your own Design Template
    Master Layouts for Handouts
    Topic 3 Create your own picture bullet Create your own picture bullet
    Topic 4 Using Multiple themes in a presentation Using Multiple themes in a presentation
    Topic 5 Create your own Slide Layouts Create your own Slide Layouts
    Topic 6 Headers And Footers In Slide Shows Headers And Footers In Slide Shows
    Topic 7 Using Media Video Clips
    Sound/Music
    Bookmark sounds
    Voice narration
    Topic 8 Saving a Presentation as a Theme Saving a Presentation as a Theme
    Topic 9 Saving a Presentation as a Template Saving a Presentation as a Template
    Topic 10 Saving a Presentation as a Slide Show Saving a Presentation as a Slide Show
    Topic 11 Animation Techniques How they start
    Change the order of how they appear
    Fade them in or out
    Using triggers to activate animation
    Topic 12 Set up Custom Shows Set up Custom Shows
    Topic 13 Re-use slides Working With Edit Points
    Topic 14 Hyperlinks Hyperlinks
    Topic 15 Interaction Between PowerPoint, Excel And Word Difference Between Embedded Objects And Linked Objects
    Inserting Excel Worksheets In PowerPoint
    Editing Data In An Embedded Object
    Adding A Word Table To PowerPoint
    Inserting A Slide From An Existing Presentation
    Inserting An Entire Presentation Into the current Presentation
    Inserting A Word Outline In PowerPoint
    Sending power point Slides To Word
    Topic 16 PowerPoint And The Web Saving A Presentation As A Web Page
    Topic 17 Using E-Mail To Distribute A Presentation Using E-Mail To Distribute A Presentation
    Topic 18 Create a Video Crate a Video to use in a presentation
    Topic 19 Screen shots and screen clippings Screen shots and screen clippings
    Topic 20 Macros (Optional) Assign Macros As Action Settings
    Topic 21 Customising PowerPoint Customising The Quick Access Toolbar
    Topic 22 Using the Control Bar, Navigate between slides, Annotate, Zoom into the show, presenter view Using the Control Bar, Navigate between slides, Annotate, Zoom into the show, presenter view
    Topic 23 Package a presentation to present on another system Package a presentation to present on another system
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