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WFTR553 - Microsoft Office Powerpoint Level 2 - Building Productivity
Course Code:
WFTR 553

Calendar Description:
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Level 2 introduces students to intermediate skill sets for information workers using a presentation program. Students will learn how to work with slide masters for a consistent look in the presentation, set up animation schemes or customized animation for specific objects, create speaker notes or handouts, run or customize the slide show, use data from other sources in PowerPoint or export from PowerPoint to Word, and collaborate with others on presentations.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 18
Seminars and Tutorials: 18

Total Weeks:


This course is offered online:

WFTR 533 Microsoft Office PowerPoint Level 1 - Essential Skills.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:



Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:

Unit 1: Working with Slide Masters
- Using Slide Masters
- Formatting a Slide Master

Unit 2: Using Animations
- Inserting Animations
- Customizing Animations

Unit 3: Finalizing the Presentation
- Creating Notes
- Creating Handouts
- Previewing the Presentation
- Printing slides
- Running the Slide Show
- Setting Slide Show Options

Unit 4: Using External Content
- Creating Presentations from Outlines
- Creating Presentations from Word Outlines
- Reusing Slides from an Existing Presentation
- Inserting Hyperlinks
- Inserting Media Clips
- Copying Elements on Slides

Unit 5: Collaborating and Sharing Presentations
- Reviewing Presentations
- Protecting Presentations
- Saving With Specific File Types
- Packaging Presentations for a CD

Unit 6: Preparing and Rehearsing the Presentation
- Customizing the Slide Show
- Rehearsing the Presentation

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

- Create, modify and manipulate slide masters
- Format a slide masters theme, background and color
- Add, remove and modify animations
- Add, remove and modify custom animations
- Create notes and handouts
- Print the presentation and use various printing options
- Set up and run the slide show
- Use slide show presentation tools
- Determine slide transitions and settings
- Create a presentation from outlines
- Import slides from another presentation
- Insert hyperlinks, action buttons, media clips, and sounds
- View and manage markups
- Insert, modify and delete comments
- Add a digital signature or password to protect a presentation
- Remove hidden data and personal information from your presentation
- Create self-running presentations
- Publish a presentation to a web server
- Use the Package for CD feature

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Quizzes and Tests: 15 %
Assignments: 30 %
Project: 50 %
Participation: 5 %

Number of Assignments:

Nature of Participation:

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Additional Comments:
Completion of this course partially prepares students to write the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam. By completing the other levels available for this application students will have reviewed all of the exam objectives.

Text Books:
Required - Microsoft, 2008, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 (CCI Learning Solutions Inc.). Chapters Covered: All
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