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Certificate in Microsoft PowerPoint

Detailed Course Curriculum
The “Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint” module is the first step for beginners who want to start learning how to use PowerPoint. In this module, you will learn the basics of the PowerPoint interface, including the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage view. You will also learn how to create and open presentations and save them in different formats. By the end of this module, you will have a basic understanding of how to use PowerPoint and be ready to move on to more advanced topics.
The Working with Slides module in PowerPoint covers the essential skills needed to create and manage presentations effectively. You’ll learn how to create and open presentations, save them, and manage slides. The module also covers how to format slides and apply themes, add transitions and animations to enhance the visual appeal, and prepare presentations for delivery. Additionally, you’ll learn how to use the Find & Replace tool to quickly update text, and how to print your slides for handouts or other purposes.
In the Working with Objects module, you will learn how to take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level by adding and formatting various types of objects. You’ll learn how to add and format text boxes, pictures, shapes, and SmartArt graphics. You’ll also learn how to align and order objects, use the Selection Pane to manage objects, and use animation effects to bring your presentation to life. By the end of this module, you will have the skills needed to create visually appealing and engaging PowerPoint presentations.
In this module, you will learn how to incorporate different types of multimedia content into your PowerPoint presentations to make them more engaging and informative. You will learn how to add videos and audio to your slides, adjust playback options, and sync them with your presentation. Additionally, the module covers the use of tables and charts to present data in a clear and organized manner, as well as the use of SmartArt graphics to illustrate concepts and ideas. You will also learn how to format and customize these objects to match the overall design of your presentation.
The Reviewing and Collaborating module in PowerPoint covers a range of topics related to collaborating on presentations with others. It includes information on checking spelling and grammar, reviewing presentations, and inspecting and protecting presentations. You’ll also learn how to use comments, track changes, and compare presentations, as well as how to share your presentations and co-author with others. This module will teach you how to effectively work with others on PowerPoint presentations, ensuring that your work is error-free and professional-looking.
The Customizing Your Presentation module in PowerPoint is designed to teach learners how to personalize their presentations by customizing the visual elements and layout. It covers various topics such as modifying themes, creating a consistent look using slide master view, and customizing the color scheme and font styles. Additionally, the module teaches how to add multimedia elements such as links, action buttons, and audio recordings to make your presentation more engaging. You will also learn how to rehearse and record your presentation to make it more polished, and share it online through various platforms. By the end of this module, learners will have the necessary skills to customize and present a professional-looking PowerPoint presentation.
In this module, you will dive deeper into Microsoft PowerPoint and learn about some advanced topics and features. The module begins with an introduction to Office 365, followed by an overview of the latest features in Office 2019. You’ll then learn about Intelligent Services, which can help you with various tasks such as design and content suggestions. Next, the module covers the Draw tab, which allows you to create and edit shapes, lines, and freeform designs in PowerPoint. Finally, you will learn about the use of icons in your presentation, which can help you to convey information more effectively. By the end of the module, you’ll have a solid understanding of how to utilize these advanced features to enhance your PowerPoint presentations.
The PowerPoint Quiz module is designed to test the knowledge and skills of learners on PowerPoint. The quiz will cover a range of topics related to PowerPoint, such as creating and formatting slides, adding and editing multimedia, applying animation effects, and presenting with confidence. The quiz will consist of a series of multiple-choice questions that will assess the learners’ proficiency in PowerPoint and help them identify areas for improvement. By taking the quiz, students will be able to reinforce their understanding of PowerPoint and enhance their ability to create effective presentations.

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Ronnie is an experienced and knowledgeable tutor specializing in Business courses. With a degree in accounting from De La Salle University, Ronnie brings practical examples and real-world insights to his teaching. Currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Queensland, he remains committed to continuous learning and staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Ronnie's exceptional communication skills and emphasis on practical application empower students to grasp complex business concepts and apply them in real-world scenarios.

Denise B.

Denise, a dedicated part-time tutor at the Online Business Academy, specializes in teaching Microsoft Office and Google Docs. As a stay-at-home mom, she brings practical experience and a nurturing approach to her role. Denise's expertise in these productivity tools allows her to effectively guide students in mastering their features and functionalities. Beyond teaching, she finds joy in cooking and spending quality time with her family. Her passion for cooking fuels her creativity in the kitchen, while engaging in family activities reinforces her nurturing nature and brings balance to her life.

Imogen H.

Imogen is a former Payroll Specialist with three years of experience, specializing in Xero and QuickBooks. With a deep understanding of payroll processes, regulations, and industry best practices, Imogen is dedicated to sharing her expertise as a payroll tutor. Her extensive knowledge of Xero and QuickBooks allows her to provide comprehensive training and support to students, equipping them with the skills needed to effectively manage payroll using these popular accounting software platforms.

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This course takes approximately 10 – 13 hours, and you’ll have lifetime access to this course. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Online Business Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as a Administrator, Office Clerk or Receptionist. These jobs in Australia earn approximately $55,000 per year but can be as high as $64,236 per year. (Payscale)

Contact a friendly student advisor on (02) 8006 0556 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Online Business Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

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