Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

This Live Online course has been developed for people wanting to use PowerPoint to produce presentation materials for seminars, training sessions, presentations or workshops.

1 day course
What you will learn:
  • Create a PowerPoint presentation
  • Add and modify text, shapes and pictures
  • View the slide show and add transitions and basic animation effects to slides
  • Print slides, notes and handouts
What you'll get:
Courseware and Handouts
Live Recorded Session copy
Capped class sizes
Post Course Support
Course prerequisites:

Participants will need to be familiar with the Windows Operating System and basic Windows techniques such as opening, closing and saving files.

Before Session:

Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of the software Microsoft PowerPoint Desktop for use within the session. We also require a working computer with a microphone and speaker installed, and an up-to-date web browser for this training. For the best experience we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

It is also recommended that you have a second screen attached to your computer.  This will allow you to watch the online training session and complete the course activities at the same time.


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Topics covered in this training course:
  • The PowerPoint screen
  • Navigating the PowerPoint interface
  • The Quick Access toolbar
  • Adding text to a placeholder
  • Changing font size
  • Adding a slide
  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Changing slide layouts
  • Navigating a presentation
  • Saving a presentation
  • Inserting clip art
  • Sizing the picture
  • Moving the picture
  • Rotating the picture
  • Design themes
  • View buttons
  • Normal view
  • Using the zoom tools
  • Slide sorter view
  • Rearranging, duplicating and deleting slides
  • Notes page view
  • Adding notes
  • Viewing the slide show
  • Moving and sizing text placeholders
  • Formatting text
  • Adding extra text boxes
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Customise Bullets and Indents
  • Spelling
  • Adding a drawing shape
  • Changing the colour
  • Typing text into the shape
  • Shape effects
  • Shape styles
  • Object placement
  • Shape adjustment handles
  • Formatting techniques
  • Connecting lines
  • Grouping shapes
  • Demoting and promoting text
  • Adding text using outline view
  • Promoting and demoting text in outline view
  • Rearrange text in an outline
  • Add and delete text in outline view
  • Inserting pictures from a file
  • Formatting pictures
  • Removing a background
  • Compressing pictures
  • Cropping pictures
  • Creating a photo album
  • Add photo captions
  • Applying a theme to your album
  • Viewing a slide show
  • Timing and transitions
  • Adding animation
  • the animation pane
  • Changing animation effects
  • Changing animation timing
  • Reorder animation sequence
  • Printing options
  • Controlling print colours
  • Printing notes pages
  • Printing handouts
  • Printing the outline
  • Create PDF
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