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Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations from Scratch – P1

Duration: 90 minutes

This session is aimed at delegates who are not familiar with PowerPoint and would like to create a presentation using text, clipart, a design theme, transitions and animations.
  • Inserting a variety of slides into a presentation
  • Adding a Design theme
  • Formatting text and bullets used on a slide
  • Inserting and working with an image
  • Working with PowerPoint views
  • Running the presentation as a Slide Show
  • Adding Transitions effects to slides
  • Adding Animations effects

Microsoft PowerPoint Working Smarter – P2

Duration: 90 minutes
Prerequisite: P1 session attendance or knowledge

This session is aimed at delegates who have a good, basic to intermediate knowledge of PowerPoint and would like to learn shortcuts and smart ways to speed up daily PowerPoint processes.

  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Clever ways with mouse shortcuts
  • The best keyboard shortcuts
  • Bullets to SmartArt – super fast
  • Tidy graphics in one step
  • Slideshow shortcuts
  • Reuse slides
  • Change your colour palette

Microsoft PowerPoint Working with Tables & Charts – P3

Duration: 90 minutes Prerequisite: PowerPoint Working with Tables & Charts – P3

This session is aimed at delegates who are familiar with PowerPoint and would like to insert different slide types, such as slides with tables and charts.
  • Inserting a variety of slides into a presentation
  • Inserting Charts onto a Slide
  • Formatting Charts
  • Linking charts from Excel
  • Inserting Tables onto a Slide
  • Formatting the Tables

Microsoft PowerPoint Images, Shapes, SmartArt & Video – P4

Duration: 90 minutes Prerequisite: P1 or P2 session attendance or knowledge

This session is aimed at delegates with good, basic PowerPoint skills and would like to create more modern looking slides.
  • Add shapes to the slide
  • Format shapes, including colour, transparency and adding text
  • Align and Distribute
  • Arrange Objects on the slide, using guidelines
  • Group Drawing objects
  • Inserts Pictures and Clipart
  • Format images, including crop, crop to shape, creating 3D shapes
  • Adding video
  • Working with SmartArt – converting bullet lists and images
  • Grouping and ungrouping

Microsoft PowerPoint Corporate Image using Masters – P5

Duration: 90 minutes Prerequisite: P1 or P2 & P3 session attendance or knowledge

This session is aimed at delegates with good, basic PowerPoint skills, and want to learn how to amend the Masters so that all slides in the current presentation change. Insert a logo and build new custom layouts. Create a custom colour scheme and save your presentation as a theme or a template.
  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Adding a logo to all slides
  • Creating a new layout
  • Working with placeholders
  • Creating a new master
  • Other master layouts
  • Creating a corporate colour scheme
  • Saving as a theme or as a template

Microsoft PowerPoint Power User – P6

Duration: 90 minutes Prerequisite: P1 or P2 & P3, P4, P5 session attendance or knowledge

This session is aimed at delegates with intermediate level knowledge of PowerPoint and want to learn to create dynamic shows and different file types for distribution.
  • Adding transitions to a slide
  • Working with animation
  • Linking animation and using the animation pane
  • Working with motion paths
  • Using sections to control your slide deck
  • Building custom shows
  • Saving as a slideshow
  • Other ways to share your presentation