Microsoft PowerPoint - to PowerPoint Specialist intermediate
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Microsoft PowerPoint - Covers exams 77-729 (2016), 77-422 (2013), 77-883 (2010) and 77-603 (2007) PowerPoint certificate
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Created by Phillip Burton
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 16 Articles
  • 19 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create and manage presentations
  • Configure presentations for print, handout notes, and slide shows
  • Insert and format text, shapes and images
  • Insert tables, charts, SmartArt and media
  • Apply transition and animations
  • Manage multiple presentations
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Requirements
  • Before beginning, you will need to know how to use a Windows computer, including a mouse.
  • It would be good if you have used Microsoft PowerPoint before, but this is not essential.
  • You should have MS PowerPoint (or Office) 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 365 installed on your computer.
Description

All the training you need to take (and hopefully) pass your Microsoft Office Specialist exam - and one step towards the Master certification.

Most people who use PowerPoint are up to Level 4 in some aspects, and Level 3 in others. Why not go all the way to Level 6?

In this course, learn how to:

Create and manage presentations, including:

  • Create a new presentation,
  • Insert and format slides,
  • Modify slides, handouts and notes,
  • Order and group slides,
  • Change presentation options and views,
  • Configure a presentation for print
  • Configure and present a slide show

Insert and format text, shapes and images

Insert tables, charts, SmartArt and media

Apply transition and animations

Manage multiple presentations

This course teaches all the skills that Microsoft want you to know. Specifically, they are the skills required to undertake the Microsoft Certificate 77-603 (for PowerPoint 2007), 77-883 (for PowerPoint 2010), 77-422 (for PowerPoint 2013) and 77-729 (for PowerPoint 2016 Core) and will be useful if you wish to take the exam, or which to learn more about Microsoft PowerPoint

The core skills which are taught are those tested by Microsoft in the exam. There are topics that it wants you to learn about Microsoft PowerPoint, and this course teaches you all of them.

Each module is taught in order, and is divided in sub-topics, and generally each sub-topic will have an individual lecture lasting 5-7 minutes.

The course will take about 6 hours to complete, plus will you need additional time to test yourselves to ensure that you have learned the necessary skills.

You should take this course if:

  • you want to learn more about Microsoft PowerPoint, or
  • you want to learn the skills you need to become a certified Microsoft Office Specialist.

Regardless whether you have PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint2010, PowerPoint2013, PowerPoint 2016 or Office 365, this course will help you get to a good level, and maybe even want you to get more!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for you if you want to develop your Microsoft PowerPoint skills.
  • This course will use the latest version of PowerPoint, but is ideal for you if you use any modern version - PowerPoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 365.
  • This course is also for you if you use an older version of Microsoft PowerPoint, but want to learn the newer versions.
  • This course is for you if you want to become certified in Microsoft PowerPoint, as by the end you should the knowledge to because certified as a Microsoft specialist, if you wish to do so.
  • You will cover the content tested in Microsoft Office Specialist Exams 77-603 (for PowerPoint 2007), 77-883 (for PowerPoint 2010), 77-422 (for PowerPoint 2013) and 77-729 (for PowerPoint 2016 Core)
  • This course may not be for you if you want to learn Microsoft PowerPoint for Macintosh computers.
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Curriculum For This Course
101 Lectures
05:28:37
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Introduction
3 Lectures 09:54


How to use Udemy
02:13
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Level 1, Section 1: Create a presentation
6 Lectures 18:09

Including:

  • Enter text in a placeholder text box
Preview 03:47

Create a presentation based on a template
04:49

Import text files into presentations
03:06

Import Word document outlines
04:29

Practice Activity Number 1
00:06

Practice Activity Number 1 - The Solution
01:52
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Level 1, Section 2: Insert and format slides
9 Lectures 28:41
Insert specific slide layouts; delete slides
03:22

Duplicate existing slides; hide and unhide slides;apply a different slide layout
03:55

Apply styles to slides
02:19

Including:

  • Add background images,
  • Apply a fill color, gradient, picture, texture or pattern to a slide.
Modifying individual slide background - PowerPoint 2013 and 2016
05:45

Modifying individual slide background - PowerPoint 2010
03:22

Headers and Footers
02:52

Including:

  • Insert section headers,
  • Format sections,
  • Rename sections,
  • Modify slide order, and arrange slides
Create Sections
04:25

Practice Activity Number 2
00:20

Practice Activity Number 2 - The Solution
02:21
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Level 1, Section 3: Change presentation options and views
5 Lectures 20:50
Change slide size and page setup options
04:09

Including:

  • Use views to navigate through presentations.
Change views of a presentation
06:51

Including:

  1. Change to view in color/greyscale,
  2. Configure the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT),
  3. Show the QAT below the ribbon,
  4. Configure PowerPoint file options - use PowerPoint, Proofing and Save options
Miscellaneous Options and Views
07:55

Practice Activity Number 3
00:14

Practice Activity Number 3 - The Solution
01:41
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Level 2, Section 1: Configure and present a slide show
8 Lectures 24:50

Including:

  • Present a slide show by using Presenter View.
Present a slide show
02:59

Including:

  • Configure slideshow resolution.
Slide show options
02:39

Create custom slide shows
02:10

Including:

  • Navigate within slideshows
  • Annotate slideshows:
    • Add pen and highlighter annotations,
    • Change the ink color,
    • Erase and annotation, and
    • Discard or retain annotations upon closing.
Options during slideshows
04:00

Including:

  • Start recording from the beginning of a slide show,
  • Start recording from the current slide of the slide show.
Record presentations
06:57

Including:

  • Rehearse and keep timings,
  • Adjust a slide's timing, and
  • Broadcast presentations.
Rehearse slide show timing
03:50

Practice Activity Number 4
00:17

Practice Activity Number 4 - The Solution
01:58
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Level 2, Section 2: Configure a presentation for print and saving
6 Lectures 25:14

Includes:

  • Print selections from presentations
Print all or part of a presentation
07:23

Including:

  • Save the presentation as
    • a picture presentation,
    • Portable Document Format (PDF) file,
    • XML Paper Specification (XPS),
    • outline or OpenDocument presentation,
  • save a slide or object as a picture file and save a presentation as a show (.ppsx).
Saving the presentation as a file
04:51

Including:

  • Create PDF/XPS Document,
  • Create video,
  • Package presentations for CD,
  • Create handouts (send to word), and
  • Change File Type.
Export your presentation
05:38

Including:

  • Compress media,
  • Maintain backward compatibility,
  • Save to web,
  • Set a password and change a password.
Miscellaneous saving options
06:11

Practice Activity Number 5
00:10

Practice Activity Number 5 - The Solution
01:01
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Level 3, Section 1: Insert and format text
7 Lectures 22:01

Including:

  • Change the indentation of text
Insert text on a slide
02:47

Including:

  • Change the alignment, line spacing and direction of text.
  • Format text in multiple columns.
Apply formatting and styles to text
05:10

Including:

  • Change the formatting of bulleted and numbered lists
Create bulleted and numbered lists
03:39

Including:

  • Change text to WordArt
  • Change the fill color or texture
Apply WordArt styles to text
03:16

Including:

  • Insert hyperlinks,
  • Copy and paste text,
  • Use Paste Special and use Format Painter, and
  • Use Spelling and Thesaurus features
Miscellaneous insert and format text options
05:11

Practice Activity Number 6
00:18

Practice Activity Number 6 - The Solution
01:40
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Level 3, Section 2: Insert and format shapes and text boxes
6 Lectures 20:42

Including:

  • Insert text boxes,
  • Create multiple columns in a single shape.
Insert or replace shapes or text boxes
04:08

Includes:

  • Change the outline color, weight or size,
  • Change the shape of the text box,
  • Set the formatting of the current shape as the default for future shapes,
  • Apply effects,
  • Modify shape backgrounds,
  • Apply borders to shapes,
  • Apply styles to shapes and text boxes.
  • Apply a fill color, gradient, picture, texture or pattern to a text box,
Format shapes and text boxes
05:16

Including:

  • Set the alignment,
  • Create columns in a text box,
  • Set internal margins,
  • Set the current text box formatting as the default for new text boxes,
  • Adjust text wrapping, and
  • Size and position a text box and use AutoFit.
Resize shapes and text boxes
05:06

Including:

  • Create custom shapes,
  • Editing shapes.
Creating custom shapes
03:58

Practice Activity Number 7
00:24

Practice Activity Number 7 - The Solution
01:50
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Level 3, Section 3: Insert and format images
6 Lectures 23:31

Including:

  • Resize images
  • Apply styles and effects and borders.
Insert images
02:51

Including:

  • Compress selected pictures or all pictures.
Crop images
03:20

Applying effects
07:28

Including:

  • Apply color adjustments and image corrections (sharpen, soften, brightness, contrast),
  • Add artistic effects to an image,
  • Change a picture and reset a picture,
  • Add hyperlinks,
  • Arrange and position graphical elements, and
  • Remove a background.
Construct and edit photo albums
07:08

Practice Activity Number 8
00:27

Practice Activity Number 8 - The Solution
02:17
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Level 4, Section 1: Insert and format tables
6 Lectures 20:21

Including:

  • Insert and delete table rows and columns,
  • Modify number of rows and columns
Create a table
04:31

Including:

  • Distribute and arrange columns and rows
  • Change the alignment
Resize, merge or split columns and rows
03:39

Including:

  • Add shading, borders and effects,
  • Apply table styles.
Set table style options
06:28

Including:

  • Insert an Excel spreadsheet
Import a table from external sources
04:01

Practice Activity Number 9
00:19

Practice Activity Number 9 - The Solution
01:23
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About the Instructor
Phillip Burton
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Phillip is a Computing Consultant providing expert services in the development of computer systems and data analysis. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. He has also been certified as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for Business Intelligence, Microsoft Office 2010 Master, and as a Microsoft Project 2013 Specialist.

He enjoys investigating data, which allows me to maintain up to date and pro-active systems to help control and monitor day-to-day activities. As part of the above, he also developed and maintained a Correspondence Database in Microsoft Access and SQL Server, for viewing job-related correspondence (110,000 pdfs in one job) by multiple consultants and solicitors.

He has also developed expertise and programmes to catalogue and process and control electronic data, large quantities of paper or electronic data for structured analysis and investigation.

He is one of 9 award winning Experts for Experts Exchange's 11th Annual Expert Awards and was one of Expert Exchange's top 10 experts for the first quarter of year 2015.

His interests are working with data, including Microsoft Excel, Access and SQL Server.