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Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 (Mac)

Video Description

In this computer based training course, expert author Guy Vaccaro teaches you how to get the most out of PowerPoint 2011 for the Mac. Rather than sit through a tour of the interface however, Guy guides you through creating and presenting different PowerPoints presentations, and along the way you will learn to master this powerful program.
Starting with a simple presentation, you learn about planning your presentation to start. You then learn how to add, and customize slides slides with text and images, as well as basic animations. As the video tutorial continues, you will create a sales presentation, adding charts, transitions and slide notes. You will then explore a stand along presentation, getting more in-depth with organizational charts, animations and music. You will also create slideshows, and build a non-linear presentation with action buttons.
By the conclusion of this Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 video training course, you will be an expert at creating, an presenting your slideshows using PowerPoint. Working files are included, to allow you to use the exact same materials that the author is using the course.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. What Will My Final Projects Look Like? 00:07:12
    2. Using The Included Working Files 00:01:30
    3. About The Author 00:01:41
  2. Creating A Simple Presentation
    1. Planning The Content 00:01:49
    2. Starting The Presentation And Saving The File 00:02:44
    3. Save Variations 00:02:07
    4. Adding Additional Slides 00:03:40
    5. Adding Content And Customizing Bullets 00:06:50
    6. Images Bring Colour To Your Presentation 00:09:23
    7. Say YES With WordArt 00:03:24
    8. Changing The Theme Design 00:03:49
    9. Animating Your Presentation 00:10:20
    10. Presenting The Slideshow 00:03:42
  3. Generating A Sales Presentation
    1. Do I Choose A Supplied Template Or Design My Own 00:02:52
    2. Creating And Customizing The Slide Master 00:08:58
    3. Adding Slides And Slide Content 00:06:10
    4. Using Clip Art To Bring Color 00:04:57
    5. Charts On Slides 00:05:45
    6. SmartArt Graphics For Vibrant Presentations 00:04:49
    7. Slide Master Helps Control Date And Footer Placement 00:05:53
    8. Usefulness Of PowerPoint Slide Notes 00:03:20
    9. Embedding A Movie Clip 00:05:31
    10. Transitions And Animations 00:08:52
    11. Running The Presentation 00:02:23
  4. Create A Stand Alone Presentation
    1. Planning A Standalone Presentation 00:01:53
    2. Using The Plan To Setup The Presentation 00:02:55
    3. Adding Text And Image Content 00:05:18
    4. The Addition Of An Organization Chart 00:06:42
    5. An Organization Chart With Photos 00:03:47
    6. Generating A Sales Graph 00:08:14
    7. Slide Transition And Duration Settings 00:03:31
    8. Animating All The Objects On The Slides 00:08:04
    9. Recording Narration For The Presentation 00:04:51
    10. Background Music For The Presentation 00:03:06
    11. Setting Continuous Playback 00:03:52
    12. Exporting And Distributing The Presentation 00:03:00
  5. Running A Slideshow
    1. Preparation Before The Big Day 00:04:47
    2. Running The Show Tips And Tricks 00:05:57
    3. Broadcasting Your Presentation On The Web 00:05:57
  6. Making A Presentation Interactive
    1. What Is A Non Linear Presentation 00:02:20
    2. Building The Content Of The Interactive Presentation 00:05:07
    3. Adding Yes/No Buttons 00:07:48
    4. Using Images As Action Buttons 00:07:59
    5. Global Action Buttons 00:04:06
    6. Opening External Files And URLs 00:07:39
    7. Triggering Other Applications 00:03:41
    8. Saving And Distributing Your Interactive Slideshow 00:02:47
  7. SkyDrive
    1. Get Started With SkyDrive 00:04:24
    2. Saving SlideShows To SkyDrive 00:03:28
    3. Tell Others Where The Slideshows Are Online 00:03:36
    4. Editing A SkyDrive PowerPoint Document 00:04:43
    5. Running A SlideShow In SkyDrive 00:03:55
    6. Removing PowerPoint Files From SkyDrive 00:01:41
  8. Next Steps
    1. Summary And Recap 00:05:24
    2. What Next? 00:04:30