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Have you seen someone deliver a PowerPoint presentation that was really well done? Do you remember the difference it made – not only in helping you understand the content, but the way it made you feel about the presenter? This course will show you how to turn lackluster presentations into something that is visually stimulating and works to keep your audience engaged.
How To Organize, Create, And Effectively Share Information You Need To Present – It’s All In This Course
Microsoft PowerPoint is the most common tool used to do presentations in the workplace. This course teaches the most commonly used PowerPoint features and introduces some of the more advanced options.
Here’s What You Need To Know To Turn Your PowerPoint Presentation From “Ho Hum” To Something That Reaches Out And Captures The Audience’s Attention
Once you have a solid grasp of the basics throughout the basic “getting started” section, you quickly move to tables, charts, smart graphics, photo manipulation, video manipulation, slide animation, and more. While occasionally the instructor may provide opinions on the best uses of PowerPoint, this course is about using the functions and not necessarily the best ways to use PowerPoint. PowerPoint best practices are covered in the Bigger Brains course called Power Up PowerPoint.
Move beyond bullet points! In this training course presentation expert Kelly Vandever and Maren Reaves will walk you through all the features you need to know (and then some) with Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. This course includes:
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|Section 1: PowerPoint Basics|
Slide Layouts and Basic EditingPreview
Changing Slide Design (Themes)
|Section 2: Graphics & Presentation|
Inserting Pictures and Clipart, Copying Slides
Basic Photo Manipulation
Adjusting Elements and Layers
|Section 3: Advanced Slide Elements|
Modifying Table Styles
Adding Charts and Graphs
Modifying Charts and Graphs
Audio and Video
Text Boxes and Shape Effects
Hiding and Deleting Slides
|Section 4: SmartArt|
Introduction to SmartArt
SmartArt with Pictures
|Section 5: Animation|
Animation Triggers From Video Bookmarks
|Section 6: Advanced Features|
Editing Video, Part 1
Editing Video, Part 2, Poster Frames
Editing Video, Part 3, Fade In and Out
Editing Video, Part 4, Looping and Cropping
Pinning Recent Files
Embedding Fonts for Compatibility
The Quick Access Toolbar
Converting Video to WMV Format Using Windows Movie Maker
Change Slide Background
Customizing PowerPoint Options
Changing AutoRecovery Options
Headers and Footers
Changing Slide Orientation
Bigger Brains Founder and President Chip Reaves is a serial entrepreneur who has started five successful companies. An Atlanta native, Chip began fixing computers for small businesses in the 1980's while studying Computer Science at Georgia Tech. After 10 years building a successful IT Service Practice in Atlanta, Chip founded the Computer Troubleshooters franchise system alongside Wilson & Suzanne McOrist, which became the world's largest computer service franchise and received multiple awards from Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Business Review, and AllBusiness.
Chip has been interviewed on TV and other major media on topics related to small business technology and entrepreneurship, including ABC News, BusinessWeek TV, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and is a member of Jim Blasingame's "Brain Trust" on SmallBusinessAdvocate. In 2010 Chip was listed among the Top 150 most influential people in small business IT by SMB PC magazine.
Chip lives with his wife Maren and step-daughter Meg in Anderson, South Carolina where they also co-own a Computer Troubleshooters franchise location. In his spare time Chip is very active with his church and local charities, and consults with two aid organizations serving Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa.