Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Transition from PowerPoint 2003

1 day

Course Objective

You will identify the components of the results-oriented interface of the PowerPoint environment and customize the interface to suit your requirements. You will identify and use the new and enhanced features of PowerPoint 2010 to create dynamic and visually appealing presentations. You will finalize a presentation and secure it with a digital signature to authenticate its validity, and finally save a presentation to the web so that you can access it online.

Target student

This course is designed for experienced PowerPoint users who have worked with the earlier versions of Microsoft Office PowerPoint, ideally Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, and who have or are planning to upgrade to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010.


Students having prior knowledge of PowerPoint 2003 and/or PowerPoint XP on the Windows operating system.

Course Outline

Identifying the Elements of the PowerPoint Environment

  • Identify the Components of the User Interface
  • Use the Task-Oriented Tabs on the Ribbon
  • Customize the PowerPoint Interface

Building the Framework of a Presentation

  • Create a Presentation
  • Save a Presentation
  • Create Custom Slide Layouts
  • Create and Apply Themes

Adding Visual Elements to a Presentation

  • Apply Rich Text and Typography Effects
  • Apply Animation Effects
  • Work with Pictures and SmartArt Graphics
  • Add Styles and Effects to a Table
  • Work with Chart Tools
  • Add and Manage Videos

Preparing to Deliver a Presentation

  • Divide a Presentation into Sections
  • Add Transitions
  • Print a Presentation
  • Secure a Presentation

Working with Shared Presentations

  • Share PowerPoint Presentations
  • Work with Presentations by Using a Web Browser

Optional Items

  • New Features in PowerPoint 2010
  • PowerPoint Mobile 2010