You will learn how to create and deliver a range of PowerPoint presentations that can be used both at work and for clubs, charities, training and similar purposes. (Please note that this is not a presentation skills course.)
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to all the commonly used features of PowerPoint. By the end of the course you should be able to produce attractive, professional presentations that will impress an audience and hold their attention.
learn about the features in PowerPoint that enable you to create a presentation;
learn about the features that enable you to deliver a presentation (slide show);
receive tips and suggestions on effective design and delivery;
work through examples of useful types of presentation;
have the opportunity to present a slide show (optional).
A workbook is provided containing exercises to give hands-on experience and general information. This is yours to keep.
You should have attended the Word course or have a basic working knowledge of word-processing.
Six weeks x2 hours
Lesson 1 Introduction and Admin
Beginning a new presentation
Adding and working with slides
Previewing a presentation
Lesson 2 Look and feel of a presentation: applying a theme
Inserting pictures, Editing pictures
Changing the order of the slides
Navigating through the slides while presenting a slide show
Lesson 3 Designing your own slides
Incorporating logos and branding
Creating a template
Transitions from one slide to another during a slide show
Lesson 4 Inserting tables on a slide, Importing tables and charts from Excel