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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 prepare presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to propare a basic presentation incorporating text, images, sound, audio and animations.

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Course Objectives

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

  • Create a Presentation, save it for future reference, run and print the Presentation
  • Add graphics, text and Bullet Points to a Presentation and be able to format the Presentation
  • Create Charts, Tables and Organisational Charts
  • Set and Use Animation and Build Effects when Running the Presentation
  • Run and Print the Presentation

Creating a Presentation

  • Create a New Presentation
  • Working with Text
  • Adding a New Slide
  • Save a Presentation
  • Close a Presentation
  • Open a Presentation
  • Moving Around a Presentation

Working in the Views

  • Slide View
  • Outline View
  • Slide Sorter View
  • Notes Page View
  • Slide Show View

Formatting Slides

  • Deleting a Slide
  • Changing the Slide Layout
  • Moving Slides Around
  • Working in the Master
  • Changing the Appearance of Text

Working with Graphics

  • Using WordArt
  • Using the Drawing Toolbar
  • Create Org Charts
  • Inserting ClipArt Images
  • Smart Art

Enhancing a Presentation

  • Applying a Colour Scheme
  • Applying a Background Colour
  • Applying a Design Template

Working with Charts

  • Create a Chart
  • Format a Chart
  • Chart Types
  • Chart Options


  • Working with sounds
  • Working with Movies

Preparing to Present

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

Printing a Presentation

  • Print Preview
  • Print a Presentation

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