Introduction to PowerPoint – Online
Learn how to produce informative and eye-catching presentations with this Introduction to PowerPoint online course.
Introduction to PowerPoint- Online Course Objectives
This course is designed to equip the new user with a full understanding of the functions and features of Microsoft PowerPoint. Users will be taken step-by-step through the process of creating a slideshow and presentation material. Features covered include text input and editing and use of text proofing tools. We will cover creating/editing drawings and importing graphics, creating graphs and setting up a slideshow (with special effects). The course demonstrates printing slides and handouts.
Introduction to PowerPoint- Online Course Contents
The PowerPoint screen – ribbons, toolbars, scroll bar, menus, viewing modes.
Masters & Templates
Understanding and changing PowerPoint Master slide layouts and selecting/modifying Templates (colour schemes/designs, themes, etc.).
Adding text to a slide, selecting objects and formatting text.
Using bulleted lists in a presentation.
Using PowerPoint’s drawing facilities to enhance a slide and adding pre-drawn pictures (ClipArt).
Creating and modifying graphs (charts) to illustrate data.
Improving the appearance of text in a slide and use of Microsoft’s ‘WordArt’ feature.
Using spell check and find and replace facilities.
Slide Shows / Printing
Setting up a slide show with a variety of special effects and examining PowerPoint’s print options.
Introduction to PowerPoint- Online Course Details
This is a one-day introductory course running from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm.
To gain the maximum benefit from this course an attendee should have a basic knowledge of Windows and be able to use the mouse.
This course is delivered live online. Course delegates will need a reliable internet connection and a PC or laptop with audio and video capability with the relevant software installed for the training. Delegates see, hear and interact with the tutor.
This course covers material from the standard International Certificate of Digital Literacy (Module 6) and the Microsoft Office Specialist Core PowerPoint syllabus.
What Next? Advanced PowerPoint level 2
Improve your use of PowerPoint by designing custom templates and integrating the package with Word and Excel.