Course Code: GES840
Learn how to create a PowerPoint presentation. Master usage of the ribbon and quick access toolbar.
Understand how to use the file tab, format Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and work with images.
Work with tables and charts, finalize PowerPoint presentations, and take the Introduction to PowerPoint 2013 exam.
Customize presentations, become a master of working with special effects, use SmartArt.
Learn the best ways to utilize multimedia, set up slideshows, and explore the creation of outlines.
Complete the course by learning how to secure and share a presentation, then take the Advanced PowerPoint 2013 exam.
Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.
Students should be familiar with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard. They should be comfortable in a Windows environment, and have the ability to launch and close activities and navigate to information stored on the computer. They should also have an ability to manage files and folders.
This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not Mac compatible. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and you will need the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari. We highly recommend that you use Firefox or Chrome in place of other web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program and can be downloaded below.
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You will need Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 for this program. If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 installed, you can download a free trial offer of Microsoft Office in the program, which includes PowerPoint 2013. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the program.
All interaction with the instructor occurs within the LMS.
No, this program cannot be taken on a Mac.
All the materials you’ll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. The training program consists of manuals that are downloadable as PDFs within the lessons.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register you receive six (6) months to complete this program.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.