Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1

at Training Connection - The Loop

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$350 5 seats left
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Mon, Oct 28, 9:00am - 4:30pm

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this powerpoint class:

This beginner course is suitable for PowerPoint 2007/2010/2013 users. You will begin by exploring the PowerPoint environment and then create a new presentation.

You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. Add graphical objects to enhance the visual appeal. Add tables and chartsto present data in a structured form and finalize the presentation for delivery.

Target Audience: This course is aimed at new users of PowerPoint. No prior knowledge of PowerPoint is required.

Detailed Course Outline

Opening PowerPoint
  • Opening PowerPoint
  • Opening Recent and Other Files
  • Creating a New Presentation Using a Template
  • Creating a New Presentation Using a Theme
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation
Working with the Interface
  • Understanding the Ribbon and the Status Bar
  • About Your Account
  • Using Backstage View
  • Saving Files
  • Closing Files vs. Closing PowerPoint
Your First Presentation
  • About Slide Types
  • Adding Slides
  • Using the Slides Tab
  • About Types of Content
  • Using a Content Placeholder
Working with Text
  • Adding Text
  • Selecting, Editing, and Deleting Text
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Finding and Replacing Text
Formatting Text and Paragraphs
  • Formatting Fonts
  • Clearing Formatting
  • Using the Font Dialog
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Using the Paragraph Dialog
Adding Pictures
  • Inserting a Picture from a File or Online
  • Adding Screenshots
  • An Introduction to the Picture Tools Tab
  • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting a Picture
Advanced Formatting Tasks
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Changing Slide Layout
  • Changing the Theme and Variants
  • About Slide Sizes
  • Changing to Standard or Widescreen Slide Size
Adding Tables
  • Inserting a Table
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • Using the Table Tools Tabs
  • Modifying Rows and Columns
  • Formatting a Table
Adding Charts
  • Create a Chart
  • Format a Chart
  • Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel
  • Working with Shapes
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Using the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Using Shape Fill and Outline
  • Using Shape Effects
  • Using Smart Guides
Text Boxes and Pictures
  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting an Object
  • Using Picture Styles
  • Using Text Fill and Outline
  • Using the Color-Matching Eyedropper
  • Adding Text Effects
Adding SmartArt
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Using the SmartArt Tools Tabs
  • Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting SmartArt
Setting Up Your Slide Show
  • Previewing Your Slide Show
  • Using the Set Up Show Dialog
  • Recording a Narration
  • Timing Your Show
  • Hiding Slides
  • Our Top Five PowerPoint Tips
  • Starting a Show
  • About the In Show Tools
  • Changing Your Pointer
  • Switching to a Blank Screen
What's included:
Microsoft PowerPoint Training Manual
Certificate of Course Completion
6 Months FREE Repeat Policy

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Refund Policy
Cancellations made more than 5 days before the commencement of the training, qualify for a refund less a $100 administration fee. 
Cancellations made 5 days or less before the commencement of the training, will not be eligible for a refund 
We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

Rescheduling requests made 5 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 5 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

If your student wants to confirm her seat on the future class now, then there is a $100 transfer fee payable. Alternatively, as she may not have been aware of our terms, if she is willing to check back with us 2-3 days before a future class, and provided the class is confirmed to run, we will slot her in and waive the cancellation fee.

Money Back Guarantee
We offer a money back guarantee on our public classes.

If the training does not meet expectations, students can leave the class at the end of Day 1 (or by lunchtime in the case of single day courses) and request a refund. Students have to notify the training center manager before they leave and return all the training materials to qualify for a refund.

We are unable to offer a money back guarantee to students who leave a class later than the times noted above. Students can however still repeat the training (often with a different trainer).


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