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Course duration

(we will customise to your learning requirements and timeframe)

Target audience

This course is designed for those who need to know how to use the more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to work with slide masters, create templates and work with macros and multimedia.

Download the PDF Course Outline.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand, insert and manipulate various graphic files including GIF, animated GIFs, JPG, BMP and WMF
  • Create Charts, Tables and Organisational Charts
  • Use advanced drawing tools to create complex diagrams
  • Create presentation templates using the master slide
  • Incorporate sound and video in to the presentation
  • Import and link data from other Microsoft applications
  • Set and Use Animation and Build Effects when running the Presentation
  • Run and Print the Presentation as well as creating notes in MS Word
  • Create and run PowerPoint macros

Working with Graphics

  • Inserting ClipArt Manipulate Clipart
  • Image types
  • The Picture Toolbar

Working with Charts

  • Create a Chart
  • Format a Chart
  • Chart Types
  • Chart Options
  • Organisational Charts

Advanced Drawing

  • The Drawing Toolbar
  • Drawings Tips and Tricks
  • Align Shapes
  • Group Shapes
  • Using Guides and Grids

PowerPoint Templates

  • Applying a Design Template
  • Working in the Master view
  • Applying a Colour Scheme
  • Applying a Background Colour Creating Templates
  • Saving Templates
  • Using Templates
  • Effective Design Techniques


  • Working with sound Files
  • Working with Movie Files
  • Working with Music CDs

Integrating MS Office

  • PowerPoint and Word
  • PowerPoint and Excel
  • Creating Office Links

Preparing to Present

  • Slide Transitions
  • Set animation
  • Apply Build Effects
  • Running Your Presentation
  • Presentation Tips

Printing a Presentation

  • Print Preview
  • Print a Presentation
  • Output to Word

PowerPoint Macros

  • Understand Macros
  • Create and Run Macros

Other PowerPoint Training Courses

PowerPoint  Introduction
Presenting with PowerPoint

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