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Microsoft PowerPoint - The Essentials (PPTL1)

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 435 exc GST
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Why study this course

Learn the fundamentals of creating dynamic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.

In this course you will learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create and deliver engaging multimedia presentations that convey the key points of your message through the use of text, graphics, and animations.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify components of the PowerPoint interface

  • Open and run a presentation, switch between views, and control the magnification level

  • Create a basic presentation and add content, arrange, insert, and delete slides, and apply templates and design themes

  • Format text and lists, apply font styles, copy formatting, and control alignment and spacing of content on a slide

  • Create and edit shapes, apply shape styles, duplicate and move shapes, resize, rotate, and align shapes, and apply content to shapes

  • Insert and modify WordArt objects, insert and edit pictures, arrange overlapping items, and group items

  • Create and modify tables, apply styles to tables, insert images into tables

  • Create and modify charts

  • Proof a presentation for errors

  • Preview a presentation, hide slides, create speaker notes, use Presenter view, prepare a presentation for printing, and print notes, handouts, and the presentation outline

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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for students who wish to gain a foundational understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint.

Course subjects

Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Navigate the PowerPoint Environment

  • View and Navigate a Presentation

  • Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation

  • Use PowerPoint Help

Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

  • Select a Presentation Type

  • Edit Text

  • Build a Presentation

Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations

  • Format Characters

  • Format Paragraphs

  • Format Text Boxes

Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

  • Insert Images

  • Insert Shapes

Modifying Objects in Your Presentation

  • Edit Objects

  • Format Objects

  • Group Objects

  • Arrange Objects

  • Animate Objects

Adding Tables to Your Presentation

  • Create a Table

  • Format a Table

  • Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Adding Charts to Your Presentation

  • Create a Chart

  • Format a Chart

  • Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

  • Review Your Presentation

  • Apply Transitions

  • Print Your Presentation

  • Deliver Your Presentation



Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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