PowerPoint Level 1 - Introduction


PowerPoint is a complete presentation graphics package. It gives you everything you need to produce a professional-looking presentation. PowerPoint uses a graphical approach to presentations in the form of slide shows that accompany the oral delivery of the topic. This program is widely used in business and classrooms and is an effective tool when used for training purposes. It is the number one program used worldwide for presentations.

At the end of this course you will be able to create stunning professional presentations.

This is a beginner course in PowerPoint. It is designed for those who have little or no experience of the application. This course will start PowerPoint from the very start. If you have previously used PowerPoint and are proficient in the course content then you may wish to consider doing an Advanced level course.

  • Learn about the application and the PowerPoint screen
  • Create a presentation from the start.
  • Learn the recommended techniques for content creation in new slides.
  • Manipulate slides, slide layouts and background colours and elements.
  • Apply and modify the built-in themes and theme fonts.
  • Learn to edit, resize and move placeholders.
  • Brush up on your word processing skills by editing, moving, copying and deleting text within your slides.
  • Learn the importance of colour, size, and layout of your fonts.
  • Format options are vast in PowerPoint - learn the key effective methods of formatting.
  • Understand everything there is to know about paragraph formatting.
  • Work with paragraph alignment, columns, spacing and text direction.
  • Use bullets and numbering effectively.
  • Create and edit various graphics within a presentation.
  • Learn the key elements of Tables, Charts, Organisation Charts, Smart Art and graphic objects.
  • Apply slide transitions and animation to your slides for a professional and eye catching presentation.
  • Proof and print slides.