Days 1    Code PP13

This course introduces the skills necessary for developing presentations.

Course Details

This course introduces the skills necessary for developing presentations. It includes tasks to create, enhance, and print presentation slides; Advanced tasks such as slide transitions, custom animation, using slide masters and Outline view are also covered to mention but a few.


  • There is currently no examination associated with this course

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring PowerPoint

  • Starting PowerPoint
  • Using the Interface
  • Themed Starts

Lesson 2: Using Basic Presentation Skills

  • Entering Text into a Presentation
  • Saving a New Presentation
  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Adding a New Slide

Lesson 3: Using Outline View

  • Working Outline View
  • Creating a Bulleted List
  • Demoting and Promoting Text lines
  • Rearranging Slides in Outline View
  • Creating Sections

Lesson 4: Editing and Proofing Text

  • Selecting Text
  • Deleting Slide Items
  • Moving/Copying Text Between Slides
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Running the Spelling Checker
  • Importing Text from Word

Lesson 5: Printing

  • Printing Presentations
  • Printing Slides
  • Printing Speaker Notes
  • Printing Outlines
  • Printing Handouts

Lesson 6: Formatting Presentation Text

  • Formatting Text
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Changing Text Alignment
  • Modifying Paragraph Spacing
  • Word Art
  • Applying Sprcial Effects

Lesson 7: Formatting Bullets and Numbers

  • Adding and Removing Bullets
  • Adding and Removing Numbers
  • Customising Bullets and Numbers

Lesson 8: Using Slide Sorter View

  • Moving Slides in Slide Sorter View
  • Copying Slides in Slide Sorter View
  • Deleting Slides in Slide Sorter View

Lesson 9: Working with Presentations

  • Creating a Custom Layout
  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Background Style
  • Adding Speaker Notes
  • Switching Views

Lesson 10: Editing Multiple Presentations

  • Viewing Multiple Presentations
  • Copying Text Between Presentations
  • Copying Slides Between Presentations

Lesson 11: Using Graphic Images

  • Working with Graphics
  • Using the Clip Art From Online Pictures
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Formatting a Graphic
  • Applying a Picture Style
  • Using Smart Guides

Lesson 12: Using the Slide Show View

  • Running a Slide Show
  • Navigating a Slide Show
  • Setting Slide Transitions
  • Creating a Custom Show
  • Using Presenter View

Lesson 13: Creating Basic Charts

  • Creating a Chart
  • Deleting Data from the Data Sheet
  • Entering Data into the Datasheet
  • Changing the Chart Type

Lesson 14: Using Tables

  • Creating a PowerPoint Table
  • Inserting a Word Table
  • Editing a Word Table
  • Inserting an Excel Spreadsheet

Lesson 15: Using SmartArt

  • Inserting SmartArt Objects
  • Formatting SmartArt
  • Resizing SmartArt

Lesso 16: Applying Special Effects

  • Animating Text and Objects
  • Setting Animation Timing
  • Animating a Chart
  • Inserting Sounds and Video
  • Play in Background Feature
  • Change Multi-media Settings

Lesson 17: Setting Up the Slide Show

  • Setting Automatic Slide Timing
  • Hiding a Slide
  • Rehearsing Slide Transition Timings

Lesson 18: Expanding a Slide Show

  • Creating a Custom Show
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Using an Action Button
  • Jumping to Another Presentation
  • Compressing Pictures

Lesson 19: Editing Presentation Masters

  • Formatting the Slide Master
  • Formatting the Title Master
  • Inserting a Slide Master
  • Inserting a New Design Master
  • Preserving a Slide Master

Lesson 20: Editing Notes and Handout Masters

  • Formatting the Notes Master
  • Adding a Notes Master Placeholder
  • Formatting the Handout Master

Lesson 21: Exporting Outlines and Slides

  • Exporting Notes and Handouts
  • Exporting an Outline to Word
  • Saving a Presentation as an Outline

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