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Course Description

Bring your ideas to life and leave a lasting impression with Microsoft PowerPoint. Master the tools and techniques that turn humdrum slides into dynamic presentations that will captivate your audience. With hands-on practice and real-world examples, learn design principles and multimedia elements such as images, videos, and charts that elevate you to the next level.

Acquire critical know-how to deliver your presentations with confidence and ease. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned user, you'll find new ways to work smarter, not harder. You'll leave class with in-demand skills and the ability to create professional, visually appealing presentations that will engage your audience and help you stand out.

Course Outline

Unit 1 - PowerPoint Overview

  • Why businesses use PowerPoint for presentations
  • Launch PowerPoint and create your first PowerPoint presentation
  • Discover how to protect and save your slides
  • Set your document's Properties and Attributes including Subject, Title and Author

Unit 2 - PowerPoint Document Creation

  • Explore the different parts of the PowerPoint slide navigation
  • Understand slides and templates and their makeup
  • Learn how to populate, format and present slides
  • Create multiple slides and templates
  • Learn how to insert comments and professionally edit

Unit 3 - Advanced Features and Functionality

  • Create and manage slides
  • Learn to organize into sections
  • Create "live" connections between slides and Excel worksheets
  • Create effective and informative slides with tables and charts

Unit 4 - PowerPoint Management and Sharing

  • Create meaningful file names and understand filing systems to manage PowerPoint documents
  • Organize your documents on your hard drive and learn how to copy and move documents
  • Manage track changes when co-authoring documents
  • Printing and PDF file creation including print settings

 

Learner Outcomes

Course Outcomes

  • Gain the skills to create professional and eye-catching presentations that will captivate your audience and help you stand out.

  • Know how to effectively use the critical features of PowerPoint, including graphics, charts, and multimedia, to tell a compelling story.

  • Get hands-on experience with creating interactive presentations that will engage your audience and keep them interested. Have the confidence to deliver presentations with impact, using techniques to engage your audience and deliver your message effectively.

  • Possess the knowledge to use PowerPoint to showcase your data and information, making it easy for your audience to understand and retain key points.

  • Learn the skills to design and structure presentations that are clear, concise, and easily understood, helping you to communicate your ideas effectively.

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Section Title
Mastering Microsoft PowerPoint
Type
Online: Self Paced
Dates
Apr 01, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $195.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
For further information on this course, please contact dlanpher@harpercollege.edu
Section Title
Mastering Microsoft PowerPoint
Type
Online: Self Paced
Dates
Aug 05, 2024 to Aug 30, 2024
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $195.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes
For further information on this course, please contact dlanpher@harpercollege.edu
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