Learn PowerPoint 2010
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Learn PowerPoint 2010

Create powerful presentations with PowerPoint 2010. Learn what you need when you need it.
3.5 (2 ratings)
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Created by Shelley Fishel
Last updated 8/2013
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create a presentation using PowerPoint 2010
  • Learn about adding text to slides
  • Learn how to add pictures and images to slides
  • Learn about using different views to complete different tasks within PowerPoint 2010
  • Find out what the Master Slide is and how to change it.
  • Make changes to the look and feel of your presentation
  • Add different types of SmartArt to your presentations
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  • You must be able to use a keyboard and a mouse.
  • A full working copy of PowerPoint 2010 as you will work alongside me.

This PowerPoint 2010 course will enable you to create great presentations that will wow your boss!

Learn everything from how to start the program to how to view the finished slide show.

The course is structured in easy to follow sections and you can choose whether to follow each lesson in the order given, or whether you want to jump in and learn a particular skill.

The course has exercises to help you practice and quizzes to check your understanding.

You will be creating fabulous PowerPoint Presentations in no time.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who needs to create presentations using PowerPoint 2010
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Curriculum For This Course
70 Lectures
2 Lectures 03:05

Demonstration files - you can download them
Getting Started
8 Lectures 29:29

Start the programme.

Starting PowerPoint

Find your way around the screen.

The PowerPoint Window

Learn where things are on the Ribbon and how the Quick Access Toolbar can help.

Preview 06:26

The Alt key can help you learn Keyboard Short cuts.

The Alt Key

In PowerPoint 2010 you can create your own Ribbon to hold the icons you use most often.

Customise and Create a Ribbon

Find out about the options you have on the Backstage Menu.

The Backstage Menu

PowerPoint Options control how PowerPoint works.

PowerPoint Options

This exercise will help you to get your Quick Access Toolbar set up how you want it.

Exercise - Getting Started
1 page
Create and View a Presentation
11 Lectures 31:53

Starting a new Presentation.

Creating a new presentation

How to add slides and text to your presentation.

Adding Slides, Changing Layouts and Adding Text

Learn how to move around within your presentation.

Preview 01:05

There are several different views in PowerPoint and they each have a different purpose. This lesson shows you the different views and what they are used for.

Different PowerPoint Views

Saving your presentation

This exercise will help you to focus on the skills you have learned. You will create a presentation and practice what you have learned.

Exercise - Presentation Basics
1 page

Outline View is used to create the presentation without getting distracted by the layout. Very handy for getting your structure sorted.

Outline View

Practice using Outline View in this exercise.

Exercise - Outline View
1 page

Learn about formatting text in PowerPoint.

Formatting Text

Leran how to format bullets and numbering in PowerPoint.

Formatting Bullets and Numbers

Complete this exercise on formatting to practice changing the look and feel of text and bullet points.

Exercise - Formatting
1 page

Complete the quiz to check your understanding of what you have learned.

Create and View a Presentation
7 questions
Adding Pictures and Clipart
7 Lectures 22:14

Find out how to add pictures and clipart to your presentations.

Preview 02:32

You can take a screen shot and add it to your presentation - this lesson shows you how.

Inserting a picture screen shot

Once you have added a picture to your presentation, you can style it with fancy borders and effects.

Picture Quick Styles

Images can be adjusted in many ways, from the contrast to the colour.

Adjusting picture attributes

Find out how to resize your images.

Resize a picture

When adding lots of pictures to your presentation, you can make the presentation very large in size. By compressing the pictures you can reduce the size of the presentation on disc without changing the quality of the images.

Compress an Image

Often you wish to move an image from one location to another and this lesson shows how.

Moving a picture around
Changing the way the presentation looks
4 Lectures 18:55

A Design Theme is a set of colours and fonts that you can apply to a single slide or to the whole presentation.

Design Themes and Colour Schemes

If you wish you can change the background colour of a slide or a set of slides.

Changing the background colour and fill effects

Master Slides control the look and feel of the presentation. Set them up before you start and all you have to focus on is the content.

Master slides

Learn about printing your presentation.

Page Setup & Printing
Adding Tables Charts Smart Art and Drawing
11 Lectures 38:39

See how simple it is to add a Table to your presentation.

Adding and modifying a table

Add a chart to your presentation to make numbers meaningful.

Adding a chart to the presentation

When you have added a chart you can modify different elements of it.

Modify the chart

A pie chart can be very useful to illustrate the way your data breaks down.

Add a pie chart

This exercise will help you to consolidate what you know about creating tables and charts on PowerPoint.

Exercise - Tables and Charts
1 page

Learn how to draw and format shapes.

Drawing and formatting shapes

Learn about drawing lines.

Preview 02:57

Word Art can be used for jazzy headings.

Word Art

Smart Art is brilliant for illustrating a process or a list.

Smart Art

You can turn a bulleted list in to Smart Art.

Change bullets to Smart art

Using the shapes you will create a logo in this exercise to practice what you have learned.

Exercise - Shapes
1 page
Viewing your show
5 Lectures 14:49

When you wish to show your presentation, you will use Slide Show View.

Slide Show view

Transition Effects are how the slides arrive on the screen. This lesson shows you how to apply them.

Applying Slide Transitions

Animation Effects are how objects ON your slides appear. This lesson shows you how.

Applying Animation Schemes effects

Draw a motion path to make a ball bounce or a bus drive across the screen.

Motion Path

Practice adding Transition Effects and Animation Effects with this exercise.

Exercise - Transition and Animation Effects
1 page
Slide Masters
11 Lectures 42:02

The Slide Master is the template for a presentation.

Slide Master Introduction

You will need to know how to see the Slide Master before you make any changes to it.

Getting to the Slide Master

Changing the fonts and bullet styles in the Slide Master will affect the way the fonts and bullets appear in the presentation based on that master.

Modify Fonts and Bullets

Learn about changing the background in the Slide Master.

Modify the background

You can even create your own layouts if you cannot find a slide layout that does what you want.

Create a new layout

Themes allow you to add a cohesive look and feel to your presentation.

What is a theme

You can use more than one theme within a presentation. This can be effective if you need to differentiate between different parts of the presentation.

More than one theme

Add your logo to the slide master.

Adding a logo

Learn how to add Headers and Footers.

Adding Headers and Footers

Presentations look brilliant with pictures. Learn how to add them.

Adding Pictures

Play around with Pictures in this exercise.

Exercise - Adding Pictures
1 page
Smart Art
5 Lectures 17:10

Smart Art can help you to illustrate a concept. Learn how.

More about Smart Art

Once you have Smart Art you may wish to modify the way it looks.

Modify Smart Art

Learn how to create a process Smart Art.

Process Smart Art

Add an Organisational Chart to your presentation.

Orgnisation Chart

Smart Art and Word Art allow you to jazz up your presentation. This exercise will help you to practice this.

Exercise - Smart Art and Word Art
1 page
Adding Sound and Video
6 Lectures 25:33

Add sound - voice or music to your presentation.

Add a sound

You can add video to the presentation.

Add Video

Adding a video from YouTube is now possible.

Add Video from YouTube

Broadcast your presentation to up to 50 people. They can call in and hear your voice over whilst watching the presentation online. Really useful to present to a team that are based all over the place.

Broadcast your presentation

Send your PowerPoint Presentation as a pdf or save in different ways.

Saving in different formats

Practice viewing your presentation before you present and saving in different formats.

Exercise - Saving and Viewing
1 page

Take the quiz to see how you learned.

Summary Quiz
11 questions
About the Instructor
Shelley Fishel
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MCT helping you become more productive with Microsoft Office

HI I am Shelley Fishel - a qualified Microsoft Certified Trainer and I have been teaching Microsoft Office for more than 18 years now. Through my IT Training Company, The IT Training Surgery myself and a team of dedicated trainers deliver courses to businesses in many sectors.

With several levels of each course on offer and a bespoke offering as well I decided that it was time to put my classroom training on line.

Each course has several hours of video tutorials along with exercises to consolidate the learning. 

I am very excited to bring this training to more people with my main aim, to save you time when working in Microsoft Office.