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 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: Starting PowerPoint
Lesson 3: The Sections Visible On the Powerpoint Interface
Lesson 4: Creating a Presentation Using a Built In Template
Lesson 5: Creating a Presentation From a Blank Slide
Lesson 6: Getting Around an Existing Presentation
Section 2: Working with Slide Views
Lesson 2: Switching View Modes
Lesson 3: The Slide and Outline Panel In Normal View
Lesson 4: Working Directly On a Slide In Normal View
Lesson 5: Rearranging Slides In Slide Sorter View
Lesson 6: Adding Notes To a Slide
Lesson 7: Showing a Presentation In Slide Show View
Section 3: Slide Layout
Lesson 2: About Slide Layout
Lesson 3: Adding a Slide To a Presentation With a Particular Layout
Lesson 4: Text Placeholders Within Layouts
Lesson 5: Content Holder: Tables
Lesson 6: Content Holder: Charts
Lesson 7: Content Holder: SmartArt
Lesson 8: Content Holder: Picture from File
Lesson 9: Content Holder: Clipart
Lesson 10: Content Holder: Media Clip
Lesson 11: Changing a Slides layout
Section 4: Slide Design Themes and Animations
Lesson 2: Changing the Presentations Design Theme
Lesson 3: Slide Transition Effects
Lesson 4: Slide Animation Effects
Section 5: A Slide Master
Lesson 2: What Is a Slide Master?
Lesson 3: Viewing the Different Slide Masters Available
Lesson 4: Editing the Slide Master Placeholders
Lesson 5: Adding an Image To a Slide Master
Lesson 6: Adding Headers And Footers To Slides
Section 6: Text boxes And Drawing Objects
Lesson 2: Inserting Text Boxes
Lesson 3: Formatting Text In Text Boxes
Lesson 4: Adjusting Paragraph And Line Spacing
Lesson 5: Editing Bullets And Numbering
Lesson 7: Rotating And Flipping Objects
Lesson 8: Adding Shadow Effects To Text And Shapes
Lesson 9: Adding a 3D Effect
Section 7: Arranging And Grouping Objects
Lesson 2: Aligning Shapes
Lesson 3: Distributing Shapes
Lesson 4: Grouping And Ungrouping Shapes
Lesson 5: Order Of Shapes
Section 8: Presenting a Slide Show
Lesson 2: Running a Slide Show
Lesson 3: Rehearse the Timings of Your Presentation
Lesson 4: Annotating And Navigating Whilst Giving a Presentation
Lesson 5: Hiding And Un-Hiding Slides
Lesson 6: Creating Custom Shows
Section 9: Printing And Saving formats
Lesson 2: Printing a Presentation
Lesson 3: Printing Handouts
Lesson 5: Changing PowerPoint’s Default Options
Lesson 6: Using the Help Function
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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