With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 software. You'll cover basic through advanced topics. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.
In Beginning Microsoft PowerPoint, you will cover important topics, including how to:
Learn PowerPoint basics: Entering text in presentations
Know how to work with Text Boxes, Format Shapes and apply Themes
Insert, format and adjust Pictures with the Picture Tools
Insert and format Shapes and SmartArt to create an effective presentation
Practice how to create Photo Albums and change the Views
The Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite.
In Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint, you will cover important topics, including how to:
Use Tables and Spreadsheets to display data in a presentation.
Learn how to add, format and edit Charts with the Chart Tools and Quick Clicks.
Learn how to design Slide Masters and apply slide Transitions.
Apply Animations to images in a slide show and edit the timing.
Add videos to a PowerPoint presentation and trim the media.
Practice Delivering Presentations with the Presenter’s Tools.
Use the Review Tools to Proof and Protect Presentations.
Learn Options for saving and sharing PowerPoint presentations.
This program is for you if you are an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Powerpoint skills immediately. This program is also suitable for you if you are looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.
Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who use Office to build secure and flexible applications.
Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer, developer, and instructor of the Comma Mama Guides. She developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The books that I wrote for this course meet the Microsoft Vendor of Approved course ware. As the instructor for this program, Elizabeth is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results
This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You need a high-speed Internet connection and an e-mail account. You should also have Microsoft Office 2013 already installed: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
All materials for this program are available online.
The following resources are available to download throughout the lessons:
• Beginning and Advanced Guides to Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013. (PDF)
• Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Beginning and Advanced Sample files.
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.