Course 50130A: Learn Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 Step by Step, Level 2

Type: Course
Audience(s):information workers
This Revision:A
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day

First published:

02 February 2009
About this course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with experience at creating more elaborate presentations in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.
Audience profile
This course is intended for information workers who want to learn intermediate-level PowerPoint 2007 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Insert and format a table.
  • Insert and update an Excel worksheet.
  • Insert and format a chart.
  • Insert and format a diagram.
  • Convert existing bullet points into a diagram.
  • Insert and modify pictures.
  • Draw, modify, and connect shapes.
  • Insert and modify stylized text.
  • Align and stack graphics.
  • Animate slide elements.
  • Add transition effects.
  • Insert, play, and modify sounds.
  • Insert, play, and modify movies.
  • Create a hyperlink.
  • Attach an action to text or an object.
  • Save a presentation for the Web.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: TablesThis module explains how to add tables to a PowerPoint presentation and format the tables, and how to insert Microsoft Office Excel worksheets and then update the worksheets.Lessons
  • Inserting and Formatting a Table
  • Inserting and Updating an Excel Worksheet
Lab : Tables
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create and modify tables.
  • Add tables from existing Excel worksheets.
Module 2: Charts and DiagramsThis module explains how to create and format charts and diagrams, and how to use diagrams rather than bullets to display information.Lessons
  • Inserting and Formatting a Chart
  • Inserting and Formatting a Diagram
  • Converting Existing Bullet Points into a Diagram
Lab : Charts and Diagrams
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create charts and diagrams, and then update them.
  • Change bullet points into a diagram.
Module 3: Other Visual EnhancementsThis module explains how to insert and modify pictures and stylized text, and how to work with shapes and graphics.Lessons
  • Inserting and Modifying Pictures
  • Drawing, Modifying, and Connecting Shapes
  • Inserting and Modifying Stylized Text
  • Aligning and Stacking Graphics
Lab : Other Visual Enhancements
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Enhance slides with pictures.
  • Create and manipulate shapes.
  • Use WordArt to create fancy titles.
  • Change the relationship of graphics on a slide.
Module 4: AnimationThis module explains how to animate text and graphics, and how to ensure a smooth transition from one slide to the next.Lessons
  • Animating Slide Elements
  • Adding Transition Effects
Lab : Animation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Animate parts of a slide.
  • Use transition effects as you move among slides.
Module 5: Sound and MoviesThis module explains how to work with audio and video files.Lessons
  • Inserting, Playing, and Modifying Sounds
  • Inserting, Playing, and Modifying Movies
Lab : Sound and Movies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Add, preview, play, and modify sounds and movies.
Module 6: Web PresentationsThis module explains how to add hyperlinks to slides, attach actions to text or objects, and create a Web presentation.Lessons
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Attaching an Action to Text or an Object
  • Saving a Presentation for the Web
Lab : Web Presentations
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Add hyperlinks to allow viewers to jump to related information.
  • Attach actions that perform tasks such as opening a program.
  • Convert presentations so that they can be viewed on the Web.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Basic file-management skills
  • Basic knowledge of the PowerPoint user interface and presentation creation

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