Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Training

PowerPoint is computer software created by Microsoft which allows you to create slides with recordings, narrations, transitions and other features in order to present information.

From personal PowerPoint shows featuring pictures of holidays to Executive presentations helping with decision making on the highest levels, PowerPoint is a very widely used program.

With its great graphic capabilities, PowerPoint makes a great use of the phrase “pictures speak louder than words”.

Good knowledge of PowerPoint functionality means a difference between spending hours on creating a presentation, struggling with picture and text alignment and fast, very effective design of professionally looking slideshow that can impress every member of the audience.

Proper use of the Slide Master design can save ours of time and ensure uniformity of your future presentations.

Our skilled trainers will be glad to teach you the ins and outs of PowerPoint and help you with making your future presentations designed to impress. If your company uses already set up templates, we will also be happy to include those in your training session.

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Introduction

Course Overview


This course is designed for new or self-taught users. It covers all aspect of presentations, starting from creating a presentation from scratch all the way to running a presentation with animations.


No Prior knowledge of PowerPoint is required to attend this course. But you must have basic Microsoft Windows, keyboard and mouse skills.


This is a 1 day PowerPoint Introduction course. The course starts at 09:30 and runs until 16:30. Alternate timings can be arranged upon request. The course can be held on a date that suits you.


Our Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction course can be run at our training venue near Liverpool Street (London) or any preferred location in the UK or Europe.

PowerPoint 2016 Introduction Course Outline


User interface overview -Title Bar, Menus / Ribbons, Normal View

Using Help Creating a New Presentation

Creating A New Presentation and Saving

Adding New Slides – entering & editing Text

Slide Layouts – Title Slide, Bulleted List, Two Column Text

Changing the slide layout

Creating Blank Slides

Adding Freeform Text

Formatting Text

Selecting Text and Selecting Placeholders

Formatting Text

Formatting Backgrounds

Formatting Numbered and Bulleted Lists

Format Painter


Normal (Tripane) View

Slide Sorter View

Notes Pages View

Slide Show View

View in Black and White

Print Preview

Outline View


The Drawing Toolbar

Drawing basic shapes freehand

Creating regular shapes

Formatting Shapes including 3D, Shadows and Fill Effects

Creating Auto Shapes, Moving and Copying

Working with Guides and Visible Grid

Aligning & Distributing Objects

Flipping and Rotating Objects

Ordering and Grouping Objects

Inserting and formatting text within a shape

Inserting WordArt Graphics and Clipart

Inserting Clip Art



Moving and Resizing Tables


Create a table

Adding text

Inserting columns and rows

Enhancing a table with formatting

Create a chart

Editing the Chart Type

Editing the Chart Options

Creating SmartArt

Editing SmartArt


Viewing the Slide Master

Adding a company logo to every slide

Formatting the background

Format Title Area and Object Area

Adding Headers & Footers


Transition Effects

Building Bullet Points

Animating a Chart

Previewing Animations

Animation Schemes

Custom Animation

Path animation Slide Shows

Controls to use during slide shows

Slide Navigator

Hiding Slides


Print Preview

Printing Handouts

Printing Notes Pages

Printing Outline View

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(which includes a tailor-made training programme for the individual where they can mix and match the topics from various levels to get the most cost-effective training

Group for up to 8 learners
The Course outlines on our website are standard, however, we would be happy to tailor them to your specific requirements. Please call us on 020 3696 2796 or send us a message to discuss further.

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