Creating Effective Charts

SKU: CPE-07-060
Credit Hours: 5
Level: Basic
Field of Study: Computer Software and Applications-Non Technical
Requires Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation: No
Delivery Method: Online PDF
Instructor: Patricia McCarthy, MBA

By the end of the course participants should be able to:
  1. Differentiate between the different chart types and recognize their components so that they can select the appropriate chart type to use for a particular presentation.
  2. Recognize the different steps involved in creating charts.
  3. Recognize how to edit existing charts by resizing, changing chart type, moving chart elements and adding/ deleting data series by using contextual tabs menus and short cut keys.
  4. Recognize how to apply formatting techniques, such as colors and inserting objects such as graphics, to a chart.
  5. Recognize the default chart type.
  6. Recognize the steps required to create custom chart types and how to save them as templates to improve efficiency.
  7. Differentiate between the different methodologies of linking Excel data and using static Excel data into PowerPoint presentations.
  8. Recognize how fonts, colors, graphics, documentation and printing can impact the professionalism of a PowerPoint presentation.