Microsoft PowerPoint

The ability to communicate the work being done by local government internally and externally is crucial to the long-term effectiveness of our agencies. Attendees will learn how to write a presentation that is captivating and focused, and engage their audience with professional animation effects and audio-visual accompaniement.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Fundamentals (Level 1)

You can tell if a presenter has strong PowerPoint training. Their slideshow will capture your attention, support their information, and add value to your time spent during the presentation. This class is great for beginners as well as old hands who want to brush up on the basics of creating a presentation. This is the first class in the series

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • New Documents
  • Templates
  • Printing Slideshows
  • Creating your presentation
  • Adding and Deleting Slides
  • Changing Slide Order
  • The Document Theme
  • Editing Slide Content
  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Using Notes and the Presenter View
  • Collaboration
  • Preparing a Presentation
  • Running the Slideshow
  • What makes a presentation great

Microsoft PowerPoint: The Wow Factor (Level 2)

Our second PowerPoint class starts with using images in your slideshow, and includes professional graphic design techniques to be certain your images support your presentation, not distract from it. In addition to photographs and clipart, this course covers animations and transitions as well as sound and video

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Clip Art
  • Photographs
  • Editing Photographs
  • Image Styles
  • Screen Captures and Screen Shots
  • Shapes and Logos
  • SmartArt
  • Smart Art Styles
  • Local and Online Video
  • Creating Charts
  • Using Chart Layouts
  • Adding Sound to your Show
  • Entrance and Exit Animation Effects
  • Motion Path Animation
  • Complex Animation
  • Transitions