Who is this course for?
This course has been designed to introduce the basic features and useful tools of Microsoft PowerPoint for new Presentation users.
How long is this course?
What do I need to know before attending?
Competence with basic Windows skills. No other prior knowledge is assumed.
What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:
- Create professional presentations using PowerPoint.
- Enhance your presentations with graphics and text formatting.
- Save and print your work.
The benefits of presentation software.
An overview of the graphic capabilities of PowerPoint.
Tour of the screen.
Menus and tools.
Choosing text layout.
Entering and editing text.
Formatting and re-sizing text.
Cut, copy and paste.
Bullet points and numbered lists.
Creating and editing different types of graphic object:
lines, rectangles, ellipses, arcs etc.
Using Clip Art and inserting graphic files from other sources.
Fine-tuning drawn objects in your presentation.
Using rulers and grids.
Setting and copying object attributes.
Saving & Retrieving
Securing your work.
Saving and retrieving files.
Organising work directories.
Removing old or unwanted files.
Creating and formatting different chart types including bar charts, pie charts and organisational charts.
Working in slide view and outline mode to streamline planning.
Page and print formatting, printing outlines and slides.
Adding and printing presentation notes, and printing handouts.
Running your presentations from the computer with special effects.