Presentation is everything! By the end of this course, students should be comfortable using PowerPoint to create a presentation with a variety of features.
PowerPoint 365 Online is a cloud-based version of Microsoft’s presentation software. We will cover getting started with the app, creating and delivering a simple presentation, using formatting and editing tools, adding visual elements and finalizing a presentation.
Microsoft 365 (Online)
This course is intended to help all users get up to speed quickly with PowerPoint 365 Online.
To ensure success, participants should understand the basics of using a computer and be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, operating system and an internet browser. All participants will be required to have either a personal or business account in Office 365.
Lesson 1: Getting Started
In the first lesson, students will learn how to log into Office 365 and launch PowerPoint before delving into how to create, edit and view presentations. Using Tell Me and how to access advanced help options are also covered.
- Get started with PowerPoint 365
- Create, edit, and view presentations
- Get help in PowerPoint 365
Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Next, we explore the steps to developing a PowerPoint presentation. We start by learning how to build a presentation’s framework. We then learn how to edit text and objects, as well as format text and paragraphs.
- Build a presentation
- Edit text and objects
- Format text and paragraphs
Lesson 3: Working with Images and Shapes
Then, we cover working with objects in a document, including inserting, resizing, and formatting different types of graphics.
- Insert graphics
- Modify and format objects
- Adjust image appearance
Lesson 4: Working with SmartArt
In this lesson, students will learn about SmartArt and how versatile it is. They will become familiar with building and customizing a SmartArt diagram.
- Create, modify, and format SmartArt
Lesson 5: Working with Tables
Students will then learn how to add tables to a presentation as well as how to how to modify, and format them.
- Create, edit, and format tables
Lesson 6: Finishing Your Presentation
In the final lesson we go over how to apply the finishing touches to a presentation, including animations, transitions, and designs. We also cover how to use comments, sharing features, and collaboration tools to co-author a presentation.
- Apply animations and transitions
- Customize design options
- Work with comments
- Co-author a presentation
Time permitting, this is your chance to ask questions, pose business challenges and work with your instructor in a workshop-style format. This is YOUR time! Make the best of it. (Labs and materials may be shared when available.)