PowerPoint 2010-The Basics

About the Class:

This workshop lasts 3 hours.

This is part of the certificate series Office 2010 Productivity.

PowerPoint is the most popular and widely used presentation software package in the world. This relaxed-pace workshop will teach participants with little or no previous experience with PowerPoint, how to create and deliver a finished presentation.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Use the PowerPoint 2010 Interface
  • Begin a new presentation
  • Insert existing slides into a presentation
  • Add, rearrange, and delete slides
  • Apply layouts, themes, and QuickStyles
  • Work with text and bullets
  • Insert clip art and pictures
  • Apply simple animations and transitions
  • Create audience and presenter handouts
  • Rehearse and deliver a presentation

What You Need to Know:

  • Use a mouse
  • Work with command menus
  • Save and organize files

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

  • Windows: Basic Computing Skills

Resources

PowerPoint 2010(PC) PowerPoint 2011(Mac)
Microsoft Office: Create Your First PowerPoint Microsoft Office: PowerPoint Basics
Microsoft Office: Getting Started with PowerPoint 2010 Microsoft Office: Design with Themes-Part 1: The Basics
Microsoft Office: Animations and Transitions Microsoft Office: Add, Edit, or Remove Transitions