What does the course cover?
This course teaches how to use this presentation tool to its best advantage. The course will explain how to harness PowerPoint 2013 to produce eye catching, effective and professional presentations that look a step above the rest.
Why take this course?
To enable attendees to produce effective and powerful presentations using all the full features and functionality of the package. To be able to include clipart and graphics in a presentation, import, edit and update graphs and modify master slides.
Who should attend?
Anyone who presents to people, and would like their presentations to flow seamlessly in an engaging manner. The course includes suggestions on how to design and layout slides as well as examining some of the skills required to present clearly.
Each course contains high quality, professional, Live demo’s, Downloadable exercise files and Real-world templates for you to use.
Course detail and sample lessons
Section 1: Introduction to PowerPoint
Lesson 2: Opening PowerPoint
Lesson 3: Tabs and Ribbons
Lesson 4: Quick Access Toolbar
Lesson 5: Saving a presentation
Lesson 6: Closing and Exiting
Lesson 7: Starting using a built in template
Section 2: Slides
Lesson 4: Create a section
Lesson 5: Why use sections?
Lesson 6: Delete sections
Section 3: Text
Lesson 3: Formatting text
Lesson 4: Bullets and Numbers
Lesson 5: Sub Level lists
Section 4: Design
Lesson 2: Applying a theme
Lesson 3: Format the background only
Lesson 4: Save a current theme
Section 5: Smart Art
Lesson 3: Inserting SmartArt – Example 1
Lesson 4: Inserting SmartArt – Example 2
Lesson 5: Inserting SmartArt – Example 3
Lesson 6: Convert text to SmartArt
Lesson 7: Convert SmartArt back to text
Section 6: Pictures
Lesson 2: Insert a picture onto a slide
Lesson 3: Move and Resize a picture
Lesson 4: Cropping a picture
Lesson 6: Picture Adjustments
Section 7: Charts
Lesson 2: Insert a chart and chart data
Lesson 3: Moving and resizing a chart
Lesson 4: Changing the chart type
Lesson 6: Switch Row and Column option
Lesson 7: Chart elements, styles and filters
Section 8: Videos & Sounds
Lesson 2: Inserting a sound file
Lesson 3: Inserting a video file
Lesson 4: Editing the video file
Section 9: Transition
Lesson 2: Applying a transition effect
Lesson 3: Transition effect options
Section 10: Animations
Lesson 2: Types of animations
Lesson 3: Applying an animation to an object
Lesson 4: Applying more than one animation to an object
Lesson 5: Applying animation to a smartart graphic
Lesson 6: Applying animation to a chart
Lesson 7: Removing an animation
Section 11: Master Slides
Lesson 2: What is a Master Slide?
Lesson 3: Editing the master slide
Lesson 4: Insert new master slide
Section 12: Saving and Printing
Lesson 3: Sharing a presentation
Lesson 4: Printing a slide show
Lesson 5: Save as a template
Section 13: Set up of Slide Show
Lesson 2: Running a Slide show
Lesson 4: Hide and Unhide slides
Lesson 5: Set up show options
Lesson 6: Rehearse Timings
Lesson 7: Recording a show
Lesson 8: Shortcuts to use when presenting
Section 14: Review
Lesson 2: Proofing a presentation
Lesson 4: Compare presentations
Skills you’ll learn
What you’ll be able to do after the course
- Create professional presentations
- Design on screen slide shows for overheads
- Incorporate graphs, clipart and graphics
- Incorporate multimedia like animation into a presentation
How you can apply these skills
What you’ll be able to use these skills for
- Create a wide range of powerful presentations
- Create a corporate presentation to run continuously
- Design presentations for an exhibition
- Present a slide show
When you pass you will receive an internationally recognised accreditation certificate like this:
After you have completed the course you may wish to expand your office skills further, or perhaps try our Illustrator
courses as you start to get into design.
Careers that require these skills at this level?
PowerPoint is used in practically every business and in nearly all departments in those businesses – ranging from sales to marketing and administration. Any office role will require you to be proficient to this level.
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