Ms PowerPoint – Introduction

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint Training Course Information

Microsoft PowerPoint – Introduction Training Courses

1 Day Course | 1 delegate £195.00 plus VAT
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Introduction

This one-day instructor led course is designed to give a thorough introduction to the basic skills needed to use Microsoft PowerPoint effectively through a combination of group discussion and hands-on practice.   Each section of the course will provide an opportunity to explore the new subject area, followed by an exercise to reinforce learning.

Course Objectives

  • Navigate around the PowerPoint screen
  • Build basic Presentations
  • Insert ClipArt, WordArt, Charts and Tables
  • Run Presentations using Animation and Transition

Pre-requisites

We recommend that all those who attend are able to:

  • Use the mouse to select and open menus and icons
  • Identify and use the Shift, Ctrl, TAB and Home keys on the keyboard

Course Content

  • The PowerPoint workspace
  • Creating and saving a new presentation
  • Opening, closing and switching between multiple presentations
  • Applying slide auto layouts; adding, deleting and moving a slide
  • Inserting and deleting text into frames: enhancing with formats and effects; changing case
  • Moving and aligning the frames
  • Creating and formatting bulleted lists: changing bullets, indents and linespacing
  • Using the drawing toolbar, creating objects with different fills, line colours and styles
  • Creating AutoShapes and using tools to rotate, flip and duplicate them
  • Inserting text as WordArt
  • Selecting and grouping multiple objects
  • Inserting Clipart and other images: using the Picture toolbar to modify
  • Creating tables to line up text in columns
  • Creating and editing charts to give visual impact to data tables
  • Creating and editing organisation charts
  • Applying design templates and backgrounds to a presentation
  • Applying animation to a presentation: building text and objects; using slide transitions
  • Running and navigating through a slide-show effectively
  • Printing slides and presentation handouts