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Essentials of Microsoft PowerPoint

365 | 2019 | 2016
3 Hours

Course Overview

This instructor-led course covers the essential tools used to create and edit your own presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint. You will create a presentation with multiple slides that will include text, bullets, and clip art.

Course Objectives

  • Create a new presentation which includes a title slide, bulleted list slide, and clip art slide
  • Format text slides by modifying the font, style, size, and color
  • Insert, position, and resize clip art
  • Turn a presentation into a slide show and add transitions and timings
  • Use PowerPoint templates to streamline creating presentations

Course Outline

Understanding the PowerPoint Environment

  • Understanding PowerPoint Terminology
  • Examining Important Screen Elements
  • Opening Presentations
  • Exploring the Main PowerPoint Views
  • Navigating through Presentations
  • Closing Presentations

Creating Title and Bullet List Slides

  • Creating Presentations
  • Changing the Slide Layouts
  • Entering Text on Slides
  • Changing the Format of Text Placeholders
  • Creating Bulleted List Slides
  • Changing Bullet Levels
  • Using the Increase and Decrease Font Buttons
  • Reversing Actions Using the Undo Command
  • Adding Notes to Slides
  • Saving Presentations

Working with Text Placeholders and Graphics

  • Working with Text Placeholders
  • Inserting Graphics
  • Resizing Pictures
  • Moving Pictures
  • Deleting Pictures

Creating Slide Shows

  • Switching to Slide Sorter View
  • Moving, Copying, and Deleting Slides in Slide Sorter View
  • Adding Transitions and Timings to Slide Shows
  • Starting Slide Shows

Using PowerPoint Templates

  • Applying Themes
  • Printing Presentations
  • Starting Presentations Based on Templates
  • Exiting PowerPoint

 

Cost and Delivery Format Options

Any two 3-hour Microsoft classes must be scheduled on the same day to receive pricing (9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm).

We offer the above listed class as a private group class in the following delivery formats:

Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $850
5-8 students $1000
9-12 students* $1100
*$35 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location or Softek
1-4 students $1000
5-8 students $1150
9-12 students* $1250
*$35 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group classes are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your location, you are responsible for the classroom setup which should include:

  • A computer for each student (with the appropriate software installed), and
  • An instructor workstation connected to a visual display (e.g., projector, smartboard, etc.).

Customization

Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee