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MS-50540 - Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Step by Step, Level 3

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Course Description

This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the more advanced features and functions of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. 

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: 

  • Collaborate with other people.
  • Save presentations in other formats.
  • Send presentations directly from PowerPoint.
  • Password-protect presentations.
  • Add and review comments.
  • Merge presentation versions.
  • Create theme colors and fonts.
  • View and change slide masters.
  • Create slide layouts.
  • Save custom design templates.
  • Adapt presentations for different audiences.
  • Rehearse presentations.
  • Prepare presentations for travel.
  • Save presentations as videos.
  • Change default program options.
  • Customize the ribbon. 
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar.

Course Audience

This course is intended for experienced information workers who want to learn advanced-level PowerPoint 2010 skills. 

Course Outline

Module 1: Share and Review Presentations 

This module explains PowerPoint’s new coauthoring capabilities, how to save files in other formats, send presentations for review, set permissions to secure presentations, enter comments in a presentation, and merge versions of the same presentation. 

Lessons 

  • Collaborating with Other People
  • Saving Presentations in Other Formats
  • Sending Presentations Directly from PowerPoint
  • Password-Protecting Presentations
  • Adding and Reviewing Comments
  • Merging Presentation Versions

Lab : Saving Presentations in Other Formats

  • Create an XPS file

Lab : Sending Presentations Directly from PowerPoint

  • Send presentations for review

Lab : Password-Protecting Presentations

  • Set an unencrypted password, and then test it

Lab : Adding and Reviewing Comments

  • Add, edit, delete, and hide comments

Lab : Merging Presentation Versions

  • Merge two presentations

After completing this module, students will be able to: 

  • Collaborate with other people to create a presentation.
  • Save a presentation in a different file format.
  • Send a presentation to someone directly from PowerPoint via e-mail.
  • Control access to presentations by assigning a password.
  • Add, manage, and review comments in a presentation.
  • Merge two versions of a presentation to compare the differences.

Module 2: Create Custom Presentation Elements 
This module explains how to work with color schemes and font sets, master slides and master layouts, and design templates. 

Lessons 

  • Creating Theme Colors and Fonts
  • Viewing and Changing Slide Masters
  • Creating Slide Layouts
  • Saving Custom Design Templates

Lab : Creating Theme Colors and Fonts

  • Create a color scheme and font set, and save them as a theme

Lab : : Viewing and Changing Slide Masters

  • Make changes to slide masters

Lab : Creating Slide Layouts

  • Add a layout to the slide master set

Lab : Saving Custom Design Templates

  • Save a design template, and use it to create a presentation

After completing this module, students will be able to: 

  • Modify ready-made themes to create custom themes.
  • Change the look of a presentation by modifying the slide master.
  • Add a new slide layout to the master group of slides.
  • Save a set of customized master slides as design template.

Module 3: Prepare for Delivery 
This module explains how to modify a presentation to show to different audiences, practice giving a presentation and set slide timings, package a presentation to show someplace else, save a presentation as a video. 

Lessons 

  • Adapting Presentations for Different Audiences
  • Rehearsing Presentations
  • Preparing Presentations for Travel
  • Saving Presentations as Videos

Lab : Adapting Presentations for Different Audiences

  • Create a custom slide show, and hide a slide

Lab : Rehearsing Presentations

  • Apply equal slide timings; and apply rehearsed timings

Lab : Preparing Presentations for Travel

  • Create a presentation package on a CD

Lab : Saving Presentations as Videos

  • Create a presentation video

After completing this module, students will be able to: 

  • Use the same basic presentation for different audiences.
  • Apply global and custom slide timings to pace presentation delivery.
  • Ensure that a presentation has all the components needed for delivery.
  • Compress pictures and media in a presentation before saving it as a video.

Module 4: Customize PowerPoint 
This module explains how to set up the PowerPoint window to make commands readily available. 

Lessons 

  • Changing Default Program Options
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Lab : Changing Default Program Options

  • Explore the PowerPoint Options dialog box

Lab : Customizing the Ribbon

  • Experiment with ribbon customizations, including custom groups and tabs

Lab : Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

  • Add two buttons to the Quick Access Toolbar, and then test them

After completing this module, students will be able to: 

  • Tailor the PowerPoint program options to the way they work.
  • Remove tabs or groups from the ribbon, and create a custom group or tab.
  • Make commands available on the Quick Access Toolbar.

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