Microsoft PowerPoint (2007, 2010) – Level 3 / Advanced


Course Description

Students will learn how to add visual impact using albums, tables, charts, smartart, customized animation and audio/visual effects. Items marked with an asterisk are in 2010 only.


An introductory PowerPoint course or equivalent working knowledge of the software.

The Fluid User Interface (Tab & Ribbon)
Understanding the New Interface
Interacting with the Interface

The Quick Access Toolbar
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Customizing the Tabs & Ribbons

The Different Views
The Normal View
The Slide Sorter View
The Notes View
The Reading View
The Office Button 2007
PowerPoint Options
******NEED TO SEE 2007 WINDOW******

The File Tab (2010)
PowerPoint Options
Save & Save As
New Presentation

Compressing Media
Optimizing Compatibility

Save & Send
Send using email
Save to Web
Save as PDF/XPS attachment
Create a video
Create Handouts


Adding Action buttons

Adding Actions to Objects
Jump to Slide
Open another program
Open another presentation

Design & Layout
Creating and Saving your own Themes
Saving your Theme
Choosing your Theme Colors
Choosing your Theme Fonts

Creating Custom Masters from Scratch
Adding Animation to Masters
The 5 placeholders
Adding/Deleting Masters
Renaming Masters
Deleting Masters
Creating Custom Layouts

Adding Video from Files
Adding Video from the Web (2010)
Modifying Video Start & End (2010)
Adding Chapter Markers to video (2010)
Making corrections to Video

Recording your own Audio
Inserting an Audio Clip
Making Audio Adjustments
Adding Audio Bookmarks
Running Audio Across Slides

Advanced Presentations
Creating Modular Presentation (non Linear)
Brainstorming a Modular Presentation
Adding Navigation, Links, Actions
Using Multimedia Effectively