Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction to Advanced

Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction to Advanced

Overview and Objectives

This two-day course is designed to help a delegate to obtain the skills required to create and deliver a slide show. A delegate will learn to add various types of different objects to slides, such as charts (graphs), tables, clipart and pictures as well as diagrams. A delegate will also learn to create interactive presentations using action settings and hyperlinks.

Course Outline

This course consists of 10 modules
Module 1What is Powerpoint?
Starting Powerpoint
Create a Blank Presentation
Powerpoint Presentation Window
The Quick Access Bar
The Ribbon
Powerpoint Views
Getting Help
Close a Presentation File
Open an Existing Presentation File
Exit Powerpoint
Module 2Create a New Presentation
Create a New Slide
Choose a Slide Layout
Entering Text in Placeholders
Create a Title Slide
Apply a Slide Design
Create a Bulleted List
Create a Numbered List
Save a Presentation
Printing a Presentation
Module 3Working with Text Formatting: Font/Size/Colour
Adding Symbols
Using Textboxes
Undo & Redo
Enhancing a Bulleted List
Find & Replace
AutoCorrect Options
Line Spacing
Paragraph Indentation
Using Tabs
Spell Check
Change the Case of Text
Module 4What is a Chart?
Selecting a Chart Type
Editing the Datasheet
Working with Cells
Format Numeric Values
Stacked Column Charts
Combination Charts
Pie Charts
Module 5Drawing Shapes
Move & Size Shapes
Group/Ungroup Shapes
Align & Distribute Shapes
Stacking Shapes
Flip Shapes
Cut/Copy/Paste Shapes
Formatting Shapes
Applying Shape Effects
Changing Outline & Fill Colour of Shapes
Using Format Painter
Typing Text in Shapes
Using Call Out Shapes
ClipArt & Pictures
Module 6Working with SmartArt
Adding Shapes to SmartArt Graphics
Formatting SmartArt Shapes
Changing the Layout of SmartArt Graphic
SmartArt Styles & Colour schemes
Module 7Applying a Slide Design
Change the Colour Scheme
Customizing a Colour Scheme
Changing the Background Colour of a Slide
Exploring Master Views
Editing a Bulleted List in the Master Slide
Inserting Pictures in the Master Slide
Editing a specific layout in the Master View
Adding Speaker Notes
Module 8Slide Sort View
Running a Slide Show
Setup a Slide Show
Add Transitions & Timings
Add a Transition Sound
Blackout or Whiteout the Screen
Using Animation Effectively
Use On-Screen Navigation Tools
Create a Hidden Slide
Creating Custom Slide Shows
Module 9Outline View
Promoting & Demoting Text
Keyboard Shortcuts
Move Up & Move Down
Expanding & Collapsing Levels
Create a Summary Slide
Module 10Exploring HTML
Creating an Action Button
Change Action Button Settings
Formatting Action Buttons
Hyperlinks – Internal Hyperlinks
Hyperlink to Another Application
Working with Video Clips
Inserting Sounds – from File or CD Soundtrack
Create a Photo Album
Edit a Photo Album
Saving your presentation as a PowerPoint Show
Packing your Presentation for CD
Embedding Fonts
Including Linked Files

Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction to Advanced

Who should attend?

Any delegate wanting to obtain advanced skills that is necessary to create interactive presentations.

Course Prerequisite

Microsoft Windows


2 Days


R2 540.00 (excl. VAT)


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire

Course Schedule

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