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PowerPoint for Business

N.Y.I.M. Training

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Thu, Oct 13 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Union Square, Manhattan
One Union Square West Ste 805
At E 14th St
New York, New York 10003
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Scott W.

What you'll learn in this powerpoint class:

The PowerPoint class concentrates on the most common topics we see NYC businesses using on a daily basis. When you are finished with this class you will be able to create a reusable PowerPoint Template, make an easily updatable, engaging, consistent presentation, deliver a presentation without difficulty, feel comfortable with importing slides from other presentations, movies, images, smart art & word outlines, be the "go to" person for PowerPoint questions in your office, and collaborate on presentations. 

This class is perfect to those seeking to feel comfortable with most PowerPoint office tasks, those looking to interview for positions that require up to an advanced level of PowerPoint, and those going into the Administrative, Advertising, Marketing or Business Industry. Class will be conducted using PCs.

Course Outline

Lesson 1 - Introduction
  • PowerPoint’s Purpose
  • The PowerPoint Application Workspace
  • Methods to Create New Presentations
  • Saving Files
Lesson 2 - Adding Slides and Text
  • Title Slide
  • Placeholders
  • Adding Text, Slides and Slide Layouts
  • Using Bullets
  • Changing Line heights
Lesson 3 - Slide Masters
  • Working with Slide Masters
  • Theme Slide Master vs. Layout Slide Masters
  • Modifying the Slide Master
  • Creating Custom Layout
  • Returning to the Slide Presentation
Lesson 4 - Adding Graphics
  • Pictures or Images
  • Clip Art and Smart Art
  • To Adjust the Format of the Text Elements
  • Convert Bullets to SmartArt
Lesson 5 - Charts
  • PowerPoint Charts
  • To Adjust the format of the Text Elements
  • Using Paste to Copy and Excel Chart in a PowerPoint slide
  • Using Paste Special to Link to an Excel Chart in a PowerPoint slide
  • Using Paste Special to Copy and Excel Chart to a slide as an image
Lesson 6 - Shape Objects
  • Adding a shape object
  • Adding Text to a Shape
  • Modifying/Formatting a Shape
  • Aligning and Distributing Shapes
  • Connecting and Grouping Shapes
  • Changing the order/layer of shapes
  • Selection and visibility pane
  • Text boxes
Lesson 7 - Managing Your Presentation
  • Spell Check
  • Slide Sorter View
  • Speaker Notes
  • Create Audience Handouts
Lesson 8 - Delivering A Presentation
  • Transitions
  • Standard Animations and Custom Animation
  • Save as a Show
  • Package for CD
  • Run a slide show
Final Project: Creating a full presentation on your favorite hobby utilizing all learned functions.
School Notes: Enrollments for students signing up through CourseHorse are NOT confirmed until students receive an email confirmation from N.Y.I.M. Training.
  • Cancellations more than 7 business days before the start of class, no charge/cancellation fee will apply and the student is eligible for a 100% refund or reschedule.

  • 4-7 business days before the start of class, 20% cancellation fee will apply (for both refund and reschedule requests).

  • 1-3 business days before the start of class, 50% cancellation fee will apply (for both refund and reschedule requests).

  • Less than 1 business day before the start of class, no refunds given or rescheduling permitted.

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This class was very helpful. While I knew how to work in power point, I had not had any formal training prior to this class. It was incredibly useful to better understand the capabilities of power point and best practices. Thank you!

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