PowerPoint 2013 - Beginner

6 Hours, 7 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

In this course, students will get started with PowerPoint 2013 and become familiar with the Ribbon, interface, and navigation options. Additionally, students will create a presentation and work with various features and commands to make it easier to work in PowerPoint. Students will also review presentation editing options, text formatting options, various graphic options and insertion methods, how to add, edit and format tables and charts in a presentation, and various presentation preparation and delivery options.

Course Objectives

Getting Started, Creating a Presentation, Editing a Presentation, Formatting Slide Text, Working with Graphics, Adding Tables and Charts, Preparing and Delivering a Presentation

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Getting Started

  • What is PowerPoint?
  • Opening PowerPoint
  • Touring the Interface
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Navigating PowerPoint Views

3 - Creating a Presentation

  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Adding Text and Slides
  • Working with Bulleted Lists
  • Applying a Theme
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Using AutoSave and AutoRecover
  • Working with File Properties

4 - Editing a Presentation

  • Rearranging Slides
  • Copying and Deleting Slides
  • Using Outline View
  • Cutting and Copying Slide Content

5 - Formatting Slide Text

  • Using Character Formatting
  • Working with Paragraph Formatting
  • Using Format Painter
  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Customizing a Bulleted List
  • Working with Numbered Lists
  • Inserting a Text Box

6 - Working with Graphics

  • Inserting Pictures
  • Resizing and Arranging Pictures
  • Working with Picture Effects and Styles
  • Adding Shapes
  • Arranging and Formatting Shapes
  • Using WordArt

7 - Adding Tables and Charts

  • Adding a Table
  • Working with Rows and Columns
  • Customizing the Table Design
  • Splitting and Merging Cells
  • Creating a Chart
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Customizing the Chart Design

8 - Preparing and Delivering a Presentation

  • Proofing a Presentation
  • Working with Speaker Notes and Handouts
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Converting a Presentation to PDF
  • Delivering a Presentation
  • Using Presenter View

9 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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