PowerPoint 2007

What does this course offer you?

In this elearning course you will get to know basic and advanced functions of PowerPoint 2007. You will work with different slide layouts and become familiar with varying elements of the presentation. You will learn how to create charts and SmartArt Graphics. Furthermore you will work with different design templates. You will create professional presentations using integrated graphics and pictures as well as individually designed texts. The course concludes with using drawing objects.

What does this course include?

In addition to the instructional content, practice exercises and test questions are also included.


Course Topics

  • PowerPoint Presentations

  • Starting and Ending PowerPoint
  • The PowerPoint Application Window
  • Calling up Commands from the Ribbon and the Shortcut Menu

  • Entering the Presentation Title and Creating new Slides
  • Working with Slides
  • Filling Placeholders with Text
  • Applying a Slide Layout
  • Working with Slide Themes
  • Saving and Closing Presentations

  • Creating New Presentations
  • Page Formatting
  • Opening Presentations
  • Switching Between Opened Presentations
  • Practice

  • Working with Placeholder Text Boxes
  • Selecting Text in Placeholders
  • Structuring Texts in Placeholders
  • Deleting, Overwriting and Undoing
  • Special Features for Text Entry

  • Moving and Copying Items within a Presentation
  • Moving and Copying Items Using the Clipboard

  • Quickly Getting Help with the Program

  • Comparing the Views
  • Working in Normal View, Outline View and Slide Sorter View

  • Creating and Editing Charts
  • Creating and Editing SmartArt Graphics

  • Controlling Slide Shows
  • Creating Slide Shows with Slide Transition and Animation Effects

  • Creating, Editing and Formatting Text Boxes
  • Simple Character Formatting
  • Carrying Out Special Character Formatting
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Using Bullets and Numbering
  • Setting Up Footers

  • Using the Spelling Checker
  • Finding and Replacing Text

  • Creating Templates with Slide Masters
  • Designing Slide Masters and Master Layouts
  • Saving Presentations as Templates and Opening them

  • Printing Slides and Support Material
  • Creating Support Material

  • Creating Drawing Objects and Changing their Size and Shape
  • Shape Fill, Shape Outline, Shadow and Other Shape Effects
  • Rotating, Flipping and Grouping Objects
  • Labelling Objects
  • Creating WordArt Objects
  • Positioning Objects and Defining their Order
  • Aligning and Distributing Objects

  • Setting Document Properties
  • Using the Recovery Feature
  • Creating and Editing Tables
  • Inserting Movies, Pictures and Sound Files
  • Inserting Pictures and Media Clips as Files
  • Selecting and Editing Slide Elements

Technical Specifications


  • Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Internet Explorer 7 / 8 / 9* / 10* /11*
  • Firefox 10 or higher
  • “Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting” must be enabled

* In Internet Explorer 8 and higher, the Internet Explorer 7 "Compatibility Mode" is used to guarantee the optimal display of course content.

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