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PowerPoint 2010 - Essentials Training

Learn how to create effective and professional-looking presentations with PowerPoint 2010. This class will cover basic PowerPoint skills needed to create a dynamic slide presentation. If you learn quickly, and can handle a fast-paced, hands on lesson, then this class is for you. Learn the basic tips to help you effectively engage your audience.

Topics Covered

  • Creating a Presentation: Create and edit slides; use slide themes and layouts; format text and bullets; add and edit clip art.
  • Save and Print Your Presentation: Learn the different printing options for handouts; saving presentation for Flash (USB) drive.
  • Running a Presentation: Projection; use the Presenter View to make dynamic, customized presentations.
  • The ribbon
  • Create slides and format text: Discover how the new Live Preview feature makes basic formatting, bulleted lists.
  • Understand styles: Discover the added functionality that styles gives to quickly changing your document's formatting.
  • Insert graphics: pictures, screenshots, SmartArt.
  • Audio and video
  • Slide themes and transitions
  • Saving and compatibility

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