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Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

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

1 day course
4.70  (182 reviews)
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:
Capped class sizes
Course prerequisites

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

Do I need to bring my own laptop?

Participants are not required to bring their own laptops as our dedicated computer training labs are equipped with the programs and files you will need access to on your training day.

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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from 182 reviews
“Great structure, just the right detail. Overall happy. Thank you Annie!”
Annika, May 2019
“Very knowledgeable instructor. Very enthusiastic and engaging.”
Oliver, May 2019
“Annie was lovely and very knowledgeable. ”
Kelly, May 2019
“The trainer Katherine was excellent and was able to teach additional knowledge based on questions of the class that was not covered in the structure.”
Joey, May 2019