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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

365 | 2019 | 2016
1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, will teach students the skills needed to create presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint that include text, bulleted lists, and graphics. The course also covers how to turn a presentation into a slide show.

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, resize, move, scale, rotate and format graphics
  • Add drawing elements, align and group objects
  • 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
  • Navigating through Presentations
  • Exploring the Main PowerPoint Views
  • Normal View
  • Slide Sorter View
  • Slide Show
  • Using the Help Command
  • 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
  • Demoting Text One Bullet Level
  • Promoting Text One Bullet Level
  • Using the Increase and Decrease Font Buttons
  • Reversing Actions Using the Undo Command
  • Adding Notes to Slides
  • Checking for Spelling Errors
  • Saving Presentations

Working with Text Placeholders and Graphics

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

Working with More Advanced Graphics Features

  • Importing Slides
  • Scaling and Rotating Pictures
  • Adding Shadows and Effects
  • Recoloring Pictures
  • Inserting WordArt and SmartArt

Creating Slide Shows

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

Using Drawing Tools

  • Adding Text to Drawing Objects
  • Selecting Multiple Objects
  • Aligning and Evenly Distributing Objects
  • Grouping Multiple Objects

Using PowerPoint Templates

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

 

Cost/Investment

Public Course at Softek Private Course at Your Office Private Course at Softek
$275 per student $850 flat fee up to 8 students $1000 flat fee up to 8 students
or 1 voucher $950 flat fee up to 12 students $1100 flat fee up to 12 students
10% discount when 3+ attend $50 per additional student $50 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.

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