PowerPoint is a fun and relatively easy to learn package that provides fast results. In a few hours create a presentation with animation, graphics and sound. Go further and learn how to use the Master Slide to change the text and background colour for all slides, produce a template, create automatic transition, use text tools, insert a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, graphs and charts.

You will also learn how to accompany your presentation with your own notes, notes for the audience and how to give a presentation using an OHP or a computer linkup.


  • Introduction to PowerPoint
  • Crossover to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, 2013, 2016
  • Different views in PowerPoint
  • Placeholders and text boxes
  • Placeholder properties
  • Creating a PowerPoint presentation from a blank slide
  • Using design templates
  • Text enhancements - size, colour, style of font
  • Cut, copy and paste
  • Text Layout enhancements - bullets, fill colours and line
  • Inserting new slides and changing slide layout
  • Setting animation and creating an on-screen presentation
  • Printing different views


  • Creating a title and master slide template
  • Sizing, moving and re-colouring your graphic content
  • Changing background or colour scheme
  • Text layout enhancements - more on bullets, background colours, line styles
  • Creating WordArt
  • Drawing options - autoshapes, connector lines,
  • Creating graphs and charts
  • Editing and formatting graphs and charts
  • Creating organisation charts
  • Document headers & footers, numbering, automatic date
  • Editing the Master Slide
  • Action buttons (hyperlinks)
  • More printing options
  • Running your PowerPoint Slide show - more animation, slide transition and timings


  • Tabulation, the ruler and indents
  • Using Placeholders
  • Setting Hyperlinks and action buttons
  • Advanced Word tables
  • Creating and editing charts and graphs
  • Importing external data, images
  • Creating or importing Excel charts
  • Importing external linked Excel charts
  • Copy and Paste Special
  • More Action button links
  • Changing custom chart colours
  • Using notes view
  • Using slide layout view
  • Image manipulation - colour, crop, overlap images and bring to front/send to back
  • Running your PowerPoint presentation - using presentation options during slide show

Please ask for a detailed PowerPoint Course Content Sheet to select what you would like to learn.

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