Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint Training Course Information

Microsoft PowerPoint IntroductionĀ Training

Microsoft Power Point Training

1 Day PowerPoint Introduction Course | 1 delegate Ā£195.00 plus VAT
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Our instructor-ledĀ Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction Training coursesĀ can beĀ delivered at our venues in Preston, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, London or nationally on your premises.

Closed tailored courses are available on your site for Ā£595.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).


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.Ā Ā  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


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