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State of New Jersey, Civil Service Commission
Governor Phil Murphy • Lt.Governor Sheila Oliver

Cost per Person: $159

Pre- Requisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Basic

Length: 6 hours

Training is held at various community college locations upon request. Complete the Interest Survey below to express your preferences.


Class Time:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm



Course Description

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in PowerPoint Basic. Students will customize PowerPoint by modifying the Quick Access Toolbar and creating macros. They will also apply themes and templates, and they will work with SmartArt graphics and tables. Students will add multimedia content and interactive elements to slides, and they will learn about presentation distribution options including PDF and HTML. Finally, students will integrate PowerPoint with Word and Excel.

Interest Survey

Please click the link below to let us know the Microsoft classes you are interested in attending and your preferred class location. A representative will contact you for the next available class in your area.

Questions with regard to the Microsoft Office training may be referred to the registration team at 609-777-2225.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Custom presentation options
Topic A: Application settings
Topic B: Custom themes
Topic C: Custom templates
Topic D: Advanced slide master techniques

Unit 2: Graphic and multimedia content
Topic A: Modifying clip art
Topic B: Media clips
Topic C: Animations
Topic D: Photo albums

Unit 3: Customizing SmartArt graphics and tables
Topic A: Customizing SmartArt graphics
Topic B: Customizing tables

Unit 4: Action buttons and custom slide shows
Topic A: Interactive elements
Topic B: Custom slide shows

Unit 5: Distributing a presentation
Topic A: Comments
Topic B: Finishing a presentation
Topic C: Distributing a presentation
Topic D: Publish as a Web page

Unit 6: Integrating Microsoft Office files
Topic A: Build slides from a Word outline
Topic B: Embed and link content
Topic C: Documents linked with hyperlinks


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