In a tutor-led environment
delegates will use Microsoft PowerPoint to design, create
& edit presentation slides. The day is a combination of
instruction & practical exercises.
The PowerPoint screen, menus,
toolbars, moving around PowerPoint & customise
Create a Presentation
Create a new blank
presentation, save, close & open a presentation.
Use the wizard, create from a
template & presentation.
Work with Views
Navigate between views, change
the scale of the view, use the guides and grid & work
with the notes page.
Insert new slides, slide
layouts, work with placeholders & text boxes.
Change the order of slides,
work with bullet points & numbering.
Insert Word art, spelling,
style-checker, autocorrect options & outline a slide.
View the slideshow.
Use the drawing toolbar, manipulate
shapes, duplicate shapes, align & distribute
Change object properties, add text
to objects, group & order objects.
Multimedia & Automated
Find & insert animated
Insert movies and sounds.
Trigger other applications, insert
hyperlinks & action buttons.
Format painter, slide backgrounds,
change the slide layout & page setup.
Slide transitions, pre-set
animations, custom animations, animate charts and diagrams.
Motion paths, reorder effects, set
animation speeds & options.
The introductory course
concentrates on the basics to encourage delegates to construct
slideshows and manipulate PowerPoint content quickly, easily and
Whether new to PowerPoint,
self-taught or in need a refresher, they will be able to produce
Please advise us at the time of
booking which version of PowerPoint you are using as there are
slight cosmetic differences between versions which may have an
effect on the set-up in the classroom.
After completion of the course delegates should be able
• Create and edit slides with different layouts to a desired
• Format and manipulate slide contents
• Identify common issues faced by presenters and audiences in
the context of presentation slides
No prior knowledge of PowerPoint or
presentation / graphics concepts is assumed or required for this
course, but users must be competent in general computer usage.
Delegates will not be expected to
deliver a presentation as part of the course.