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PowerPoint Intermediate

Course length: 1 day (6 hours)

Overview: This course will show you how to use themes, colors and fonts, create and apply master slides, as well as adding tables and charts into your presentations.

Prerequisites: PowerPoint Introduction or equivalent experience.

Note: Each participant will receive a USB flash drive to take their exercise files with them.

Class Fee: $219 (one class) / $349 (two classes) / $549 (three classes)


Printable Class Outline: PowerPoint Intermediate PDF

Class Outline

Formatting Presentations with Themes

  • Applying a Theme to a Presentation
  • Changing Theme Colors
  • Changing Theme Fonts

Changing Slide Backgrounds

  • Selecting a Theme Background
  • Applying a Custom Background

Working with a Different Slide Layout

Inserting a Date, Footer, and Slide Numbers

Linking to Web Pages and Other Programs

  • Adding a Text Hyperlink
  • Adding a Graphical Hyperlink
  • Adding an Action to a Slide
  • Testing Links in a Slide Show

Working with Sections

Customizing Slide Masters

  • Applying a Theme to a Slide Master
  • Moving and Resizing Placeholders on a Slide Master
  • Adding New Elements to a Slide Master
  • Creating a Custom Layout Master

Creating Tables

  • Inserting a Table
  • Drawing a Table

Using an Excel Worksheet in PowerPoint

Modifying Table Layout

  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Deleting Rows or Columns
  • Moving Rows and Columns
  • Resizing and Distributing Rows and Columns
  • Merging and Splitting Table Cells

Formatting Tables

  • Changing Table Text Alignment and Orientation
  • Applying a Quick Style to a Table
  • Turning Table Style Options On or Off
  • Adding Shading to Cells
  • Adding Borders to Table Cells
  • Adding Special Effects to a Table
  • Adding an Image to a Table
  • Arranging a Table with Other Objects

Building Charts

  • Inserting a Chart from a Content Placeholder
  • Choosing a Different Chart Type
  • Applying a Different Chart Layout

Formatting Charts with Quick Styles

Modifying Chart Data and Elements

  • Editing a Chart’s Data
  • Adding and Deleting Chart Elements
  • Adjusting and Formatting Chart Axes

Manually Formatting a Chart

  • Positioning Chart Elements
  • Resizing and Moving a Chart
  • Changing the Fill of the Chart Area
  • Applying a Border to the Chart Area
  • Applying Formatting Effects
  • Formatting a Chart’s Data Series
  • Adding a Hyperlink

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Classes are offered in the Office 2010 version. Participants with either Office 2007 or Office 2013 could also take these classes since the three versions (Office 2007, 2010, and 2013) are very similar.

If you would like to register for a course, call (619) 876-4224 ext 210 or you may register online.