PowerPoint 2007 - Beginner

1 Hours, 45 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course will provide you with the skills you need to create effective and robust presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. After an introduction to PowerPoint's window components and Help system, students will learn to create, save, and rearrange presentations. The features required to format text, use drawing objects, work with graphics, and insert tables and charts will be covered, in addition to learning to use templates and themes, slide masters, and transition effects. Finally, students will learn to proof, run, and print presentations.

Course Objectives

Overview of User Interface, Getting Started, Creating and Formatting Slides, Applying Design Themes and Formatting to the Presentation, Drawing Tools, Adding SmartArt, Finalizing the Presentation

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Overview of User Interface

  • Opening a File
  • Using and Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Switching Between Slide and Outline View
  • Viewing Speaker Notes
  • Using Zoom on the Status Bar
  • Switching Views - Normal, Slide Sorter, Slide Show, and Notes

3 - Getting Started

  • Starting a New Presentation
  • Entering Text on a Slide
  • Saving the Presentation
  • Inserting, Moving, and Resizing a Text Box

4 - Creating and Formatting Slides

  • Using Content Slides
  • Building a Bulleted List in Normal View
  • Building a Bulleted List in Outline View
  • Adding Levels to a Bulleted List

5 - Applying Design Themes and Formatting to the Presentation

  • Adding a Design Theme
  • Customizing Design Themes
  • Formatting Text
  • Using the Slide Master
  • Changing Bullets in the Slide Master
  • Changing Bullets on an Individual Slide

6 - Drawing Tools

  • Using the Insert Picture Command
  • Duplicating a Slide
  • Searching for and Inserting ClipArt
  • Moving and Resizing Images
  • Working with Picture Styles
  • Drawing Basic Shapes
  • Manipulating Shapes
  • Creating Advanced Shapes
  • Duplicating and Adding Text in a Drawn Object
  • Using Alignment Tools to Align Objects
  • Attaching Drawn Objects with Connectors
  • Formatting Objects
  • Formatting Text Using WordArt Styles

7 - Adding SmartArt

  • Deleting a Slide
  • Converting an Existing Bulleted List to SmartArt
  • Editing Text in a Smart Art Graphic
  • Creating SmartArt from Scratch
  • Adding a Unit to SmartArt
  • Formatting SmartArt

8 - Finalizing the Presentation

  • Using Speaker Notes
  • Checking the Spelling
  • Launching the Presentation
  • Using Annotation and Navigation Tools

9 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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