Course Outline
Microsoft PowerPoint - Introduction
Hands-on training in an instructor-led environment. One workstation per delegate
and exercises to consolidate learning.
Training Method:
A working knowledge of the Windows environment is required.
One day
To introduce the concepts and features of Microsoft PowerPoint and understand desktop presentations. At
the end of the course delegates will be able to produce a slide presentation as well as creating an
on-screen ‘slide show’.
First time and/or inexperienced users of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Designed for:
Module 1: The Fundamentals
Starting PowerPoint
What’s New in PowerPoint 2003?
Understanding the PowerPoint Program Screen
Using Menus
Using Toolbars and Creating a New Presentation
Filling Out Dialog Boxes
Keystroke and Right Mouse Button Shortcuts
Opening a Presentation
Saving and Closing a Presentation and
Exiting PowerPoint
Creating a New Presentation with the
AutoContent Wizard
Creating a Blank Presentation and
Creating a Presentation from a Template
Moving Around in Your Presentations
Viewing Your Presentation
Printing Your Presentation
Getting Help
Changing the Office Assistant and Using
the “What’s This” Button
Module 2: Editing a Presentation
Inserting Slides and Text
Using the Outline Pane
Editing, Selecting, Replacing, and Deleting Text
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
Using Undo, Redo, and Repeat
Checking Your Spelling
Finding and Replacing Information
Viewing a Presentation’s Outline
Rearranging a Presentation’s Outline
Inserting Symbols and Special Characters
Working in Slide Sorter View
Adding Notes to Your Slides
Working with Multiple Windows
Collecting and Pasting Multiple Items
File Management
Understanding Smart Tags
Recovering Your Presentations
Module 3: Formatting Your Presentation
Formatting Fonts with the Formatting Toolbar
Advanced Font Formatting with Font Dialog Box
Using the Format Painter
Applying a Template’s Formatting
Using the Slide Master
Choosing a Colour Scheme
Changing the Background of Your Slides
Working with Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Changing Paragraph Alignment and Line Spacing
Adding Headers and Footers
Working with Tabs and Indents
Changing the Page Setup
Module 4: Drawing and Working
with Graphics
Drawing on Your Slides
Adding, Arranging, and Formatting Text Boxes
Selecting, Resizing, Moving, and Deleting Objects
Formatting Objects
Inserting Clipart
Inserting and Formatting Pictures
Aligning and Grouping Objects
Drawing AutoShapes
Flipping, Rotating and Layering Objects
Applying Shadows and 3D Effects
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Tel: 01625 549287