Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction (1 day – £595, plus VAT)

    Our Introduction to PowerPoint course assumes no prior knowledge of the program and shows users how to create and preview basic but professional presentations which have a consistent look and feel throughout.

    Basics

    PowerPoint Overview, What PowerPoint Can Do, Using the Ribbon Tabs, Using Mini Toolbars, Using Task Panes, PowerPoint File Formats, PowerPoint Views, Creating a Basic Presentation

    PowerPoint Presentations

    Creating a Presentation, Saving a Presentation, Opening a Presentation, Deleting a Presentation, Renaming a Presentation, Working with Text

    PowerPoint’s Text Capabilities

    Adding Text, Formatting Text, Using Bullets, Using Numbered Lists, Checking Spelling, Using Proofing Tools, Looking Up Synonyms with the Thesaurus, Working with Text Boxes, Using WordArt, Working with Tables

    Tables

    Adding a Table, Formatting a Table, Drawing a Table, Inserting an Excel Table, Organizing Presentations

    Exploring PowerPoint’s Outlining Features

    Organizing Presentations, Using the Outline Tab, Using the Outlining Options, Working with Outlines Created in Other Programs, Working with Themes, Color Schemes, and Backgrounds

    Themes

    Applying a Background, Formatting Slides and Presentations

    Exploring PowerPoint Formatting Options

    Adding Slides, Deleting Slides, Rearranging Slides, Using the Slide Sorter View, Copying and Moving Slides from One Presentation to Another, Using Automatic Formatting, Presenting a Slide Show

    Slide Shows

    Setting Up a Show, Rehearsing Timings, Recording a Voice Narration, Working with Custom Shows, Reusing Slides in Other Presentations, Viewing Your Show, Packaging Presentations onto a CD, Using the PowerPoint Viewer, Creating and Printing Presentation Materials

    Exploring Presentation Output Options

    Creating Notes and Handouts, Preparing to Print Your Presentation, Printing PowerPoint Presentation