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A full comprehensive courseware program of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 Part 1 Course Bundle

Outline

Course Outline

About This Course
Course Prerequisites
Course Overview
Course Objectives
How To Use This Book
Lesson 1:
Getting Started with PowerPoint
What is PowerPoint?
About Slides
The Start Screen
The PowerPoint 2016 User Interface
The Ribbon
Contextual Tabs
Dialog Box Launchers
The Quick Access Toolbar
The Slides Pane
The Status Bar
The Backstage View
Activity 1-1
The Default PowerPoint Presentation
Text Placeholders
Notes
The AutoCorrect Feature
The Save Command
Activity 1-2
Using Tell Me
Accessing Advanced Help Options
Activity 1-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 2:
Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Templates
The Open Category in Backstage View
Activity 2-1
Insert a Slide Layout
Insert Slides from an Outline
Reuse Slides from a Presentation
Reuse Slides from a Slide Library
Duplicate Slides
Hide and Show Slides
Delete Slides
Activity 2-2
Slide Layout
Types of Slide Layouts
Slide Size
Themes
Theme Variants
Theme Components
Background Styles
The Format Background Task Pane
Activity 2-3
Text Boxes
Text Selection Methods
The Mini Toolbar
Cut, Copy, and Paste Options
The Clipboard
The Paste Special Command
Galleries
The Live Preview Feature
Activity 2-4
Presentation Views
Color View Options
The Slide Show View
Slide Show Options
The Magnifier
The Slide Navigator
Presenter View
The Protected View
Work with Multiple Presentation Windows
Activity 2-5
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 3:
Performing Advanced Text Editing
Character Formats
The Font Dialog Box
Create WordArt
Convert Text to SmartArt
The Format Painter
The Replace Fonts Option
Activity 3-1
Bulleted Lists
Numbered Lists
Horizontal Text Alignment
Vertical Text Alignment
The Format Shape Task Pane
The AutoFit Feature
Text Box Margins
Spacing Options
Formatting Text as Columns
Text Direction Options
Clearing Formatting from Text
Rulers
Activity 3-2
Text Box Formatting Options
Shape Fills
Shape Outlines
The Eyedropper
Shape Effects
Set the Default Text Box
Activity 3-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 4:
Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation
Local Pictures
Online Pictures
The Photo Album Feature
The Screenshot Tool
The Screen Recording Tool
Convert Pictures to SmartArt
Activity 4-1
Insert Shapes
The Drawing Tools – Format Contextual Tab
Resizing Shapes
Customize Shape Fill, Outline, and Effects
The Merge Shapes Feature
Edit Points
Set the Default Shape
Activity 4-2
Insert WordArt
Edit WordArt
Format WordArt
Activity 4-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 5:
Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
Object Selection Methods
Image Cropping
The Picture Tools – Format Tab
The Remove Background Feature
Object Resizing Methods
Object Scaling Methods
Object Orientation Options
Image Compression Options
Changing the Picture
Resetting the Picture
Activity 5-1
The Format Picture Task Pane
The Set Transparent Color Option
Picture Formatting Options
Activity 5-2
The Grouping Feature
Activity 5-3
Alignment Commands
Object Order
Guides and Gridlines
Activity 5-4
Built-In Animation Effects
The Animation Painter Feature
Activity 5-5
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 6:
Adding Tables to Your Presentation
Tables
Table Creation Options
Table Navigation Methods
Add and Delete Rows and Columns
Resize Rows, Columns, and Tables
Merge and Split Cells
Distribute and Arrange Rows and Columns
Align Tables
Activity 6-1
The Table Tools Contextual Tabs
Table Styles
Table Fill and Border Options
Activity 6-2
Linking vs. Embedding
The Insert Object Dialog Box
Insert Microsoft Excel Worksheets into PowerPoint
Activity 6-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 7:
Adding Charts to Your Presentation
Charts
Insert a Chart and Add Data
Edit Chart Data
Chart Types
Activity 7-1
The Chart Tools Contextual Tabs
The Chart Tools – Design Tab
The Chart Tools – Format Tab
Quick Chart Commands
Change the Chart Type
Change the Chart Layout
Change the Chart Style
Change the Chart Color
Activity 7-2
Select and Format Chart Elements
Arrange Chart Elements
Specify a Precise Position for the Chart
Resize Chart Elements
Apply Effects to a Chart
Apply Quick Styles to Shapes
Apply a Border
Activity 7-3
Create a Chart with Microsoft Excel Data
Activity 7-4
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 8:
Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation
AutoCorrect Feature Options
The Spell Checker Feature
The Insights Pane
The Thesaurus
Checking Compatibility
Checking Accessibility
Activity 8-1
Transitions
Apply Transitions
Set Effect Options
Customize Transition Timing
Add a Sound
Preview Transitions
Activity 8-2
The Print Command
Printing Selected Slides
Full Page Slides
Handouts
Outlines
Notes Pages
Activity 8-3
Presentation Options
PowerPoint Presentation File Formats
Activity 8-4
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson Lab 1-1
Lesson Lab 2-1
Lesson Lab 2-2
Lesson Lab 2-3
Lesson Lab 3-1
Lesson Lab 3-2
Lesson Lab 4-1
Lesson Lab 5-1
Lesson Lab 5-2
Lesson Lab 6-1
Lesson Lab 6-2
Lesson Lab 7-1
Lesson Lab 7-2
Lesson Lab 8-1
Lesson Lab 8-2
Appendices
Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet
Glossary
Index

Course Length

8 Weeks

Course Effort

2-3 Hours per Week

Total Course Hours

16

Languages

English

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed – DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor – 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory – 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems – Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers – Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems – Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.

How long does it take to complete a course?

When you register for a course(s), you will receive a start date and the time frame it takes to complete the program.  Once the course begins, each course is self-paced, so you can start and stop each learning module at your own pace. However, you must complete the course within the time frame to receive a certification.

What happens if I do not have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?

If you don’t finish the course in the time frame, you will not receive a certification. The time frame allotted to complete each course has been based on each learner giving a concerted effort to complete the course, plus the number of hours it takes to learn the information and obtain the certification.  Therefore, the time frame for each course has been calculated to ensure successful completion of the course. However, if for some reason a learner is unable to complete the course, you will have to re-enroll in the course and you will be required to pay the course price in effect at the time of re-enrollment.

Once enrolled in the course, and I realize that I can’t complete the course can I get a refund?

There are NO REFUNDS once you enroll in a course. However, if you are suddenly deployed while pursuing a certification course, we will work with you to ensure you complete your studies.  Learners who need to delay their course for medical reasons, may be eligible to transfer their course(s) to a future term.  A medical withdrawal will be considered only if accompanied by:

A written verification and phone verification from a medical doctor stating the student cannot complete the course due to illness or disability.  Please not the doctor’s note must be in English to be considered.

You can contact our office at: info@aperionglobalinstitute.com

Are there any additional materials and/or books I am required to buy for a course?

No, everything you need is included in the course.  Some courses will suggest additional materials/books that can help you grasp the information better, or expand your knowledge about a topic. However, you are not required to purchase the additional information.

 Are there exams I will have to take in a course?

Yes, there are exams in each course to access your knowledge of the material. You will be required to pass those exams to successful complete the course. The type of exams you will take vary. They can range from multiple choice questions, essays, short answers, and/or video/audio submissions. If you diligently study and complete the assignments for each course, you will be prepared to pass the exams in the course(s).

Can I get financial assistance?

Aperion Global Institute (AGI) courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal assistance in the United States, and AGI does not provide financial assistance.  In some states, a vocational program, military program, or workforce development program will pay for qualified learners to take courses. You will be responsible for qualifying for financial assistance through those agencies and/or programs.  For international students, you will also have to follow the guidelines and requirements regarding financial assistance at your institution or program.

What happens when I complete a course?

Upon successful completion of a course, within three (3) days you will receive a certification by email. You are free to save and print the certification for your educational and career needs. If for some reason you do not receive the certification, or can’t save or print the certification please contact our office at:  info@aperionglobalinstitute.com

Once I provide an employer with the certification, am I guaranteed a job?

AGI does not provide direct job placement services after successfully completing a course. However, the certification you receive informs a potential employer that you have acquired the skills and knowledge to obtain employment, in most cases.  We recommend that learners conduct research on the job market to make sure you have the required job skills and expertise.

What software or hardware do I need, and what are the system requirements to take courses?

To take our courses, you must have access to a computer and the internet.  You can use a Mac and/or PC., tablet, phone.  You don’t have to use the same device to log-in for the course(s).  We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best), Abode Player, and the latest version of a free web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, etc.

When can I start the courses?

You can start the courses on the start date only. Once the course starts, you are free to access the course anytime, anywhere, and as many times as you want with an internet connection. Please note: There are no refunds once you enroll in a course(s).

Can I receive CEU credit for courses that I successfully complete?

Please do not assume that all courses that you take and successfully complete are eligible for CEU certification. If you are seeking CEU certification for a course, we strongly recommend that you contact your institution and establish eligibility for the courses you plan to take BEFORE you enroll in a course.  Although we provide you with a certificate for successfully completing a course, it is solely your responsibility to ensure that the course you enroll in and the certificate meets CEU requirements for your profession.