Microsoft Office PowerPoint - Introduction

1 Day Duration


This introductory course is aimed at users who have little or no previous working knowledge of Microsoft Office PowerPoint. This will provide delegates with hands on experience of creating a slideshow from scratch. The course will introduce users to the varied slide layout options available to create an effective presentation.

Introducing PowerPoint

Toolbars – standard and formatting
Status Bar and scroll bars
Slide show views

Getting started

Inserting slides into a presentation
Slide layouts
Slide design templates
Slide colour schemes

Slide Layouts

Title Slide
Text and picture
Text and table
Blank slides
Speaker notes

Animating Slideshows

Slide transition
Animation effects
Custom Animation

Slideshow Proofing

Spell checking

Preparing to Print

Page set up options
Headers and footers
Printing options
Handouts and notes

Saving slideshows

Saving slideshows for the first time
Saving changes
Choosing file locations
Choosing file names

Delivering Presentations

Viewing slideshows
Delivery shortcuts