PowerPoint 2010-Creating Customized Backgrounds, Graphics, & Animations

About the Class:

This workshop lasts 75 minutes.

Intended for users with basic PowerPoint skills who want to learn how to design more visually appealing presentations, this short workshop will teach participants how to create customized backgrounds, impressive graphics and diagrams, and eye-catching WordArt. Participants will also learn how to apply custom animations to their graphics.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Customize a theme
  • Create customized backgrounds
  • Link and embed tables and charts
  • Add hyperlinks and section breaks
  • Insert and modify WordArt and SmartArt graphics
  • Apply animation to graphics

What You Need to Know:

  • Create and deliver a basic presentation
  • Insert clip art and pictures into slides
  • Apply simple layouts and transition effects
  • Save and print a presentation

If you don’t have those skills, consider first taking the workshop:

  • PowerPoint 2010 – A Quick Overview of Core Features


PowerPoint 2010(PC) PowerPoint 2011(Mac)
 Microsoft Office: What is a Theme Microsoft Office: Design with Themes- Part 1: The Basics
 Microsoft Office: Insert a Background, Color, or Watermark to Your Slides Microsoft Office: Change Slide Backgrounds
 Microsoft Office: Animations and Transitions Microsoft Office: Link or Embed Data
 Microsoft Office: Create a SmartArt Graphic Microsoft Office: Add or Edit a SmartArt Graphic
 Microsoft Office: Animate Text or Objects Microsoft Office: Animate Text and Objects