Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the PowerPoint Fundamentals Practice Lab. In this module, you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Exploring the PowerPoint Environment
  • Exercise 2 - Creating Presentations
  • Exercise 3 - Creating and Modifying the Slide Content

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Start PowerPoint and take a look around its interface
  • Use the PowerPoint interface to interact with the program and its presentations
  • Navigate among the elements of the PowerPoint window
  • Close the program
  • Create a blank presentation and a presentation from a template
  • Create and modify slide content by navigating the presentation
  • Add slides
  • Format slide objects as hyperlinks
  • Insert shapes and images
  • Save and close a presentation

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Create and manage presentations

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Exploring the PowerPoint Environment

Microsoft PowerPoint software provides features and options that can be used to create presentations. When you start PowerPoint, at the top of the screen you'll see a set of tools called the ribbon. You click the commands and buttons on the ribbon to get work done.

In this exercise, you will start PowerPoint and take a look around its interface.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Start PowerPoint and take a look around its interface
  • Use the PowerPoint interface to interact with the program and its presentations
  • Navigate among the elements of the PowerPoint window
  • Close the program

Exercise 2 - Creating Presentations

You can use the PowerPoint program to create presentations. Two ways of creating presentations are:

  • A blank presentation
  • A template-based presentation
  • In this exercise, you will create both types of presentations.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Create a blank presentation and a presentation from a template

Exercise 3 - Creating and Modifying Slide Content

PowerPoint makes it easy for you to add text or other design elements to slides. In addition, you can add as many slides as you like to your presentation.

In this exercise, you’ll add slides to a presentation, and you'll add text and graphics.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Create and modify slide content by navigating the presentation
  • Add slides
  • Format slide objects as hyperlinks
  • Insert shapes and images
  • Save and close a presentation

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