Course 50540A: Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Step by Step, Level 3

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

First published:

03 June 2011
About this course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the more advanced features and functions of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
Audience profile
This course is intended for experienced information workers who want to learn advanced-level PowerPoint 2010 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Collaborate with other people.
  • Save presentations in other formats.
  • Send presentations directly from PowerPoint.
  • Password-protect presentations.
  • Add and review comments.
  • Merge presentation versions.
  • Create theme colors and fonts.
  • View and change slide masters.
  • Create slide layouts.
  • Save custom design templates.
  • Adapt presentations for different audiences.
  • Rehearse presentations.
  • Prepare presentations for travel.
  • Save presentations as videos.
  • Change default program options.
  • Customize the ribbon.
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Share and Review Presentations
This module explains PowerPoint’s new coauthoring capabilities, how to save files in other formats, send presentations for review, set permissions to secure presentations, enter comments in a presentation, and merge versions of the same presentation.
  • Collaborating with Other People
  • Saving Presentations in Other Formats
  • Sending Presentations Directly from PowerPoint
  • Password-Protecting Presentations
  • Adding and Reviewing Comments
  • Merging Presentation Versions
Lab : Saving Presentations in Other FormatsLab : Sending Presentations Directly from PowerPointLab : Password-Protecting PresentationsLab : Adding and Reviewing CommentsLab : Merging Presentation Versions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Collaborate with other people to create a presentation.
  • Save a presentation in a different file format.
  • Send a presentation to someone directly from PowerPoint via e-mail.
  • Control access to presentations by assigning a password.
  • Add, manage, and review comments in a presentation.
  • Merge two versions of a presentation to compare the differences.
Module 2: Create Custom Presentation Elements
This module explains how to work with color schemes and font sets, master slides and master layouts, and design templates.
  • Creating Theme Colors and Fonts
  • Viewing and Changing Slide Masters
  • Creating Slide Layouts
  • Saving Custom Design Templates
Lab : Creating Theme Colors and FontsLab : : Viewing and Changing Slide MastersLab : Creating Slide LayoutsLab : Saving Custom Design Templates
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Modify ready-made themes to create custom themes.
  • Change the look of a presentation by modifying the slide master.
  • Add a new slide layout to the master group of slides.
  • Save a set of customized master slides as design template.
Module 3: Prepare for Delivery
This module explains how to modify a presentation to show to different audiences, practice giving a presentation and set slide timings, package a presentation to show someplace else, save a presentation as a video.
  • Adapting Presentations for Different Audiences
  • Rehearsing Presentations
  • Preparing Presentations for Travel
  • Saving Presentations as Videos
Lab : Adapting Presentations for Different AudiencesLab : Rehearsing PresentationsLab : Preparing Presentations for TravelLab : Saving Presentations as Videos
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use the same basic presentation for different audiences.
  • Apply global and custom slide timings to pace presentation delivery.
  • Ensure that a presentation has all the components needed for delivery.
  • Compress pictures and media in a presentation before saving it as a video.
Module 4: Customize PowerPoint
This module explains how to set up the PowerPoint window to make commands readily available.
  • Changing Default Program Options
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Lab : Changing Default Program OptionsLab : Customizing the RibbonLab : Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Tailor the PowerPoint program options to the way they work.
  • Remove tabs or groups from the ribbon, and create a custom group or tab.
  • Make commands available on the Quick Access Toolbar.
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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