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MS PowerPoint Introduction/Intermediate

The Introductory Course (half day) provides new users with the confidence and competence to design and build a PowerPoint presentation, dealing with all the standard features. The Intermediate (one day course) covers how to build a professional PowerPoint slide-pack from start to finish utilising and combining all of the major features PowerPoint offers to produce captivating presentations.

Course details

Navigation and Screen Elements
•    Introduction of the screen layout and how to move around
•    Moving around a Presentation
•    Using views including Outline, Slide Sorter, Slide view and Notes View

 Creating a Presentation
•    Creating a Presentation using a Template
•    Creating a blank Presentation
•    Creating  Slides

Slide Types including
•    Title slide
•    Bulleted List
•    Table slide
•    Inserting graphics and picture
•    Inserting Charts
•    Working with SmartArt

Applying Slide Layouts

Enhancing a Presentation

  • Applying Designs
  • Adding Hyperlinks to Slides
  • Entering Speakers’ Notes
  • Formatting slides with Transitions and Animations

Organising and Delivering a Presentation

  • Rearranging slides in slide sorter view
  • Rehearse Timings
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Using F5 to view a Presentation
  • Navigating through a Presentation
  • Use Pen and Highlighter options
  • Prepare Presentation for Remote Delivery
  • Printing a Presentation

Printing Slides, Audience Handouts and Speaker Notes
Previewing Slides and Saving




half day / one day

Course Requirements

To get the most out of this training session you should be familiar with the Microsoft Office environment and the basics of Word.


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