PowerPoint Introduction

Duration: 1 Day 

This 1 day course is designed to help delegates obtain the skills required to create, enhance and run basic presentations. You will learn how to create a new presentation and format text in interesting ways. You will add graphical objects, tables and charts and prepare to deliver a presentation.

How can I attend my course?

Who will Benefit:

Anyone wishing to have a solid foundation and have confidence in designing, developing and delivering interesting presentations confidently will benefit greatly from this course.

Target Audience:

This course is designed to give basic users of Microsoft PowerPoint a deeper understanding of its features.


You will learn how to:

  • Rearrange and delete slides
  • Add and modify shapes
  • Use tables and charts
  • Run presentations
  • Create templates and themes
  • Use text within objects


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Before taking this course, you should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse.
  • Furthermore, this course assumes a basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint or equivalent experience and knowledge.

Course Outline.

Getting started

  • The PowerPoint window
  • Get familiar with the Ribbon
  • Customise the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Get Help

New presentations

  • Creating presentations from scratch
  • Create presentation from templates
  • Insert slides
  • Entering and editing text
  • Saving presentations
  • Rearranging and deleting slides
  • Navigating through a presentation
  • Using different views

Text formatting slides

  • Applying character formats
  • Applying paragraph formats
  • Formatting text placeholders
  • Modifying text

Using drawing objects

  • Adding shapes
  • Modifying objects
  • Using text in objects
  • Grouping \ ungrouping objects

Working with graphics

  • Insert and work with Pictures
  • Insert and work with Clipart

Using tables and charts

  • Creating tables
  • Formatting tables
  • Inserting tables from Microsoft Word
  • Creating a chart
  • Modifying a chart
  • Pasting a chart from Microsoft Excel
  • Editing chart data

Enhance presentations

  • Applying themes
  • Apply transitions
  • Apply various animation effects

Proofing and delivering presentations

  • Proofing presentations
  • Running presentations
  • Printing presentations
  • Packaging Presentations

My Course Notes

You will receive a full set of course notes and all supporting materials for your course. Hard Copy Delivered to your premises or Downloaded to a chosen device.


To book this course please call +44 (0) 1444 410296 or email at Info@kplknowledge.co.uk

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