Free Online Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Training Course | Alison

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 - Revised 2018

Discover some great tips and techniques for using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 with this free online powerpoint course.

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Free Course
This free online Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 course will guide you through the features that make this the most popular software application for presentations in the world. This software is a powerful presentation tool used commonly in both the public and private sector. Effective use of this tool can lead to the creation stunning and impactful presentation for communicating important information and impressing your colleagues.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

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This course will first teach get familiar with Powerpoint's main features so you can go ahead and create your first PowerPoint presentation. The course will then teach you how to add photos, embed, edit, and insert a video, trim an audio or video clip, and use bookmarks. You will also learn how to broadcast your slide show so you can present to wider audiences.

Next, you will learn how to add charts and SmartArt graphics to your PowerPoint 2010 presentation. The course will teach you how to add text and shapes, insert a column chart, and customize a chart. You will then learn how to create animations and transitions in your slide show, how to change order and effects, as well as some really useful keyboard shortcuts, tips, and techniques for effectively using PowerPoint 2010.

With the help of this online course, you will learn how to navigate the Powerpoint 2010 ribbon, explore the menu bar, and understand the different tasks that can be done to enrich your presentations with videos, pictures, and animations. By the end of the course, you will be able to create really powerful presentations with a tool that is recognized everywhere. So, start the course now, and by the end of the week you'll have a valuable new skill-set, for life.

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Module 1: Making the switch to PowerPoint 2010

Module 2: What's new in PowerPoint 2010

Module 3: Create your first PowerPoint 2010 presentation

Module 4: Add photos to PowerPoint

Module 5: Insert video into a presentation

Module 6: Broadcast a presentation

Module 7: Charts and SmartArt in PowerPoint

Module 8: Animations and Transitions

Module 9: Keyboard Shortcuts

Module 10: PowerPoint Tips and Techniques

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having Completed this course you will be able to:

  • Create, manage, and collaborate with other people
  • Separate PowerPoint presentation files in different windows
  • Enrich your presentations with video, picture, and animations
  • Embed, edit, and play a video in your presentation
  • Trim an audio or video clip
  • Use bookmarks in your audio and video clips
  • Use transitions with 3-D motion graphic effects
  • Copy and paste animated effects from one object to another
  • Deliver and share your presentations more effectively
  • Broadcast your slide show
  • Identify and resolve accessibility issues


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