Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Course Objectives

Delegates will learn how to create and format a Presentation. From simple text-based Slides through to more complex animated Screen Shows.


Some experience using a modern PC system would be a benefit.

Course Duration

1 day

Course Content

  • Introduction
    • Tour of the Screen
    • The Ribbon
    • Quick Access Toolbar
    • Setting Options
  • Text Based Presentations
    • Entering a Title Slide
    • Adding the Next Slide
    • Entering Bulleted Lists
    • Working in Outline View
    • Saving and Closing Presentations
  • Master Layouts
    • Viewing the Slide Master
    • Modifying Master Layouts
    • Inserting a Header and Footer
  • Formatting Text
    • Selecting the Text to Change
    • Scope of Formatting Changes
    • Formatting Basics
  • Working with Slides
    • Insert New Slides
    • Slide Sorter View
    • Drag and Drop Slides
  • Working with Graphics
    • Inserting Shapes
    • Drawing Lines
    • Selecting Shapes
    • Resizing and Reshaping Shapes
    • Moving and Copying Shapes
    • Formatting Shape Appearance
    • Arranging Shapes
  • Inserting Objects
    • Inserting Clip Art
    • Inserting Other Pictures
    • Inserting an Organisation Chart
    • Inserting a Chart
  • Notes Pages and Handouts
    • Notes and Handout Masters
    • Adding Notes to a Slide
    • Printing Presentations
  • Slide Shows
    • Applying Theme
    • Setting Transitions between Slides
    • Animation within a Slide
    • Running the Presentations

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