Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction

PowerPoint Training Series | Level 1

Course Details

Duration: 1 day

Microsoft® PowerPoint® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request

Upcoming Course Dates: January 30, 2019 | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $295 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $245 CDN person + HST*

Note: Public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.

Register for this training course.

Course Overview

This hands-on course is designed for those new to PowerPoint who want to create professional-looking presentations. Students will learn to use the different PowerPoint views to create presentations using various themes, slide layouts and formatting strategies. Graphics and photos will be imported and manipulated to add interest. Students will also add drawing objects and charts to slides and will apply animations and transitions. Preparing and previewing a presentation will be included as well as running a slide show. During this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.

Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding and computer skills

Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

Related training: View all Microsoft PowerPoint courses >

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Practice and exercise files
  • Sample templates
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Working in the Microsoft PowerPoint Environment

  • Using the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Working with the different views in PowerPoint including Normal, Slide Sorter and Slide Show
  • Using different slide layouts
  • Entering in the outline
  • Navigating in a presentation
  • Selecting text and moving quickly through a presentation
  • Zooming in and zooming out quickly and easily

Creating and Editing a Presentation

  • Creating a new PowerPoint presentation using a theme
  • Making changes in the different views
  • Saving a PowerPoint presentation

Formatting a Presentation

  • Applying different themes to quickly change formatting
  • Applying different character formatting to specific text
  • Making global changes to font, size and bullets by editing the slider master or layouts

Working with Images

  • Inserting pictures on slides or masters
  • Resizing a picture using different strategies
  • Applying formatting to pictures
  • Tips and tricks for working with pictures

Drawing and Formatting Shapes

  • Inserting shapes such as rectangles, ovals and pre-defined shapes
  • Resizing a shape using different strategies
  • Applying fills and outlines to shapes
  • Using tricks to quickly format and copy shapes

Inserting Simple Charts

  • Adding a simple bar or column chart to a presentation
  • Formatting a chart
  • Changing the data source for a chart

Applying Animations and Transitions

  • Applying entrance animations to images and text
  • Adding transition effects between slides in a slide show

Running a Slide Show

  • Running a slide show that includes animations and transitions
  • Using various keyboard shortcuts to navigate in a slide show
  • Exiting a slide show

 

REGISTER for a public course at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Do you need more information? Contact us! You can also check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Do you need more information regarding different versions? Check out our PowerPoint versions overview.

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Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction (Toronto course)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Next course starts
January 30, 2019
Next course ends
January 30, 2019

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