Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2008: Level 2 (Macintosh)

Course Specifications

Course number: 084053
Software: Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2008
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

As a Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2008 user, you are familiar with the basics of creating a presentation, and you are able to convey information effectively in a simple way. Static content in a presentation, however, will not keep your audience interested. In this course, you will enhance presentations with features that will transform basic presentations into a powerful means of communication.

Course Objective: You will enhance your presentation with features that will transform it into a powerful means of communication. You will customize the PowerPoint interface to suit your requirements and use the new and enhanced features to create dynamic and visually appealing presentations. You will then finalize a presentation and secure it to authenticate its validity.

Target Student: This course is designed for students who want to gain the skills necessary to work with design templates, various types of diagrams, special effects, custom slide shows, collaboration functionality, and advanced presentation delivery. It is for students who already have knowledge of the basics of PowerPoint 2008, including slide formatting and working with tables, charts, images, objects, and presentation preparation.

Prerequisites: To ensure success, we recommend you to first take the following Element K courses: Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Hardware Requirements

For this course, you will need one Macintosh computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer should have the following minimum hardware configuration:

Platform Requirements

Software Requirements

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Customizing the PowerPoint Environment
Topic 1A: Customize Toolbars and Menus
Topic 1B: Personalize the PowerPoint Interface
Topic 1C: Customize Save Options
Topic 1D: Apply Advanced Customization Options

Lesson 2: Customizing a Design Template
Topic 2A: Set Up a Slide Master
Topic 2B: Customize Slide Layouts
Topic 2C: Create Custom Themes
Topic 2D: Add Headers and Footers
Topic 2E: Modify the Notes Master
Topic 2F: Modify the Handout Master

Lesson 3: Adding Diagrams to a Presentation
Topic 3A: Create Diagrams
Topic 3B: Modify Diagrams

Lesson 4: Adding Special Effects to Presentations
Topic 4A: Add Multimedia Elements
Topic 4B: Customize Slide Component Animations

Lesson 5: Customizing a Slide Show Presentation
Topic 5A: Set Up a Custom Show
Topic 5B: Annotate a Presentation
Topic 5C: Create a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
Topic 5D: Set Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically

Lesson 6: Collaborating on a Presentation
Topic 6A: Review a Presentation
Topic 6B: Send a Presentation for Review
Topic 6C: Merge Revision Copies
Topic 6D: Apply Reviewer Changes

Lesson 7: Finalizing a Presentation
Topic 7A: Package a Presentation
Topic 7B: Publish a Presentation as a Web Page