Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction

Course Description

Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction is part of a 2-level study program. This course is designed to provide participants with the skills to be able to create real-world presentations. You will learn how to design a professional presentation using techniques to engage the audience. You will learn how to run a slide show, print and publish your presentations.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction you should be able to:


Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Duration

The Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction course is run over one-day but can be customised to suit your needs.

Course Overview

  • Understanding PowerPoint
  • Creating a new blank presentation
  • Customising PowerPoint
  • Understanding Dialog boxes
  • Understanding the Status bar
  • Creating Presentations in PowerPoint
  • Apply Theme variations
  • Save a presentation
  • Typing Text into a Slide
  • Inserting new Slides
  • Typing Text into the Outline Pane
  • Apply Slide Transitions
  • Preview a Slide Show
  • Opening a Presentation
  • Understanding Presentation Views
  • Navigating a Presentation
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Editing Text
  • Checking Spelling
  • Apply Font Formatting
  • Apply Paragraph Formatting
  • Changing Bullet and Numbering Styles
  • Moving and Resizing Placeholders
  • Converting text to SmartArt
  • Understand Slide Layouts
  • Insert a Title Slide
  • Insert a Title and Content Slide
  • Insert a Section Header Slide
  • Insert a Table
  • Insert a Picture with Caption Slide
  • Insert a Chart
  • Changing the Slide Layout
  • Insert screenshots
  • Create a simple photo album
  • Insert Icons
  • Use 3D Models
  • Insert Video content
  • Inset Audio content
  • Insert a SmartArt graphic
  • Add Shapes below and above
  • Add Shapes before and after
  • Adding an Assistant
  • Promote and Demote Shapes
  • Apply a colour scheme
  • Draw and Resize Shapes
  • Editing Shapes
  • Position or Arrange Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Copy Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes
  • Insert and Format Text
  • Group and Rotate Shapes
  • Using Slide Sorter View
  • Reusing Slides
  • Adding Sections
  • Adding Notes to your Slides
  • Slide Numbers
  • Create different types of Hyperlinks
  • Presenting a Slide Show
  • Previewing Slides
  • Printing Slides
  • Printing Handouts
  • Printing Notes Pages
  • Printing the Outline
  • Planning a Presentation
  • Make it Readable
  • The Four Pillars of Great Design
  • Perfect Presentation Layouts
  • Presenting Polished Presentations
  • Presentation Methods and Hardware

Course Includes

Skills Analysis


We come to you

Hands-on training

Email Support

Real-world examples

Course Pricing

Pricing as of 1st July 2019. All prices are exempt of GST. All prices are PER SESSION, not per person.

Number of participants Investment (per day)
1-on-1 Training $500.00
2-3 participants $650.00
4-6 participants $800.00
7-8 participants $950.00
9-10 participants $1,200.00

Above costs are for training conducted within the Sydney region and is subject to travel fees dependent on location. Pricing provides a guide only and will be confirmed at time of booking enquiry.

Course Overviews

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- 1 day course duration

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