Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Level 1 Introduction

1 day

Course Overview

In today’s work environment, presentations have moved far beyond flip charts and overhead projectors. Audiences not only expect that your presentations are in an electronic format, but they also demand that your presentations be unique and sophisticated in their use of such formats. In this course, you will work with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to create electronic presentations.

Course Objective

You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a new presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.

Target student

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.


Windows Introduction or equivalent knowledge

Course Outline

Getting Started with PowerPoint

  • Explore the User Interface
  • Navigate and View a Presentation
  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help
  • Enter Text
  • Save a Presentation

Creating a Presentation

  • Create a Presentation
  • Edit Text
  • Add Slides to a Presentation
  • Arrange Slides
  • Work with Themes

Formatting Text on Slides

  • Apply Character Formats
  • Apply Paragraph Formats
  • Format Text Placeholders

Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation

  • Insert Clip Art and Pictures
  • Draw Shapes
  • Insert WordArt

Modifying Objects

  • Work with Objects
  • Change Object Orientation
  • Format Objects
  • Group and Ungroup Objects
  • Arrange Objects

Adding Tables to a Presentation

  • Create a Table
  • Format Tables
  • Insert a Table from Microsoft Word

Inserting Charts in a Presentation

  • Create a Chart
  • Edit Chart Data
  • Modify a Chart
  • Paste a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Preparing to Deliver a Presentation

  • Review Content
  • Add Transitions
  • Apply an Animation Effect
  • Create Speaker Notes