Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation

Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation

Duration:
1 Day
Aims:

This course is designed to provide attendees with an understanding of PowerPoint. It will benefit anyone wishing to know how to create and modify professional looking presentations.

Objectives:

On completion of this course, attendees will be able to create a presentation using templates, insert objects and diagrams. Attendees will also be able to format slides as well as create a slide show with accompanying handouts and speaker notes.

Pre-Requistites:

Attendees do not need any previous experience of PowerPoint but must have a basic understanding of PC's, including familiarity with a keyboard and mouse.

Versions

Courses are delivered in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016.

What will I learn?
The PowerPoint Screen
  • - The PowerPoint interface
  • - How to get help
  • - Welcome back feature
Create a Basic Presentation
  • - Create new presentations
  • - Save, close and open
  • - Select/alter the slide layout
  • - Create title and bullet slides
  • - Enter and edit text
  • - Format text and bullets
  • - Insert media and pictures
Move, Copy and Delete
  • - Cut and paste to move text or slides
  • - Copy and paste to duplicate text or slides
  • - Change the order of slides
  • - Delete text, graphics or slides
Slide Appearance
  • - Apply background colours/colour schemes
  • - Apply design templates
  • - Custom design templates
  • - Change the slide orientation
  • - Set slide size to widescreen
Organisational Charts
  • - Create & modify organisational charts
Introduction to Drawing Objects
  • - Draw and modify lines/shapes/text boxes
  • - Merge shapes together
  • - Use the Eyedropper tool
  • - Line up and space objects equally
  • - Apply 3D and shadow effects
Prepare for Distribution
  • - Add slide/speaker notes
  • - Add slide footer
  • - Proof slides
  • - Hide slides
Transitions and Animation
  • - Add slide transitions
  • - Use and change preset animation
Print
  • - Print the presentation
  • - Print notes pages and handouts
Deliver a Presentation
  • - Start a slide show
  • - Use slideshow presenter view
  • - Navigate slides during a slide show
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