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PowerPoint: Essentials

About SquareOne

SquareOne is among the UK's leading providers of IT training to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our company pledge is to deliver inspiring, motivational and cost effective training which brings about tangible improvements in productivity. Through our training solutions, individuals are able to gain lifelong skills and realise their full potential whilst clients achieve their corporate goals.

Course Objectives

Learn how to create stunning PowerPoint Presentations with our Essentials course that is perfect for complete beginners or those who are self-taught in PowerPoint. Whilst aimed at being Level 1, our trainers will guide you through all of the essential features you need to create presentations for any purpose. After this course you will feel confident in how to use animation, slide masters and a whole host of handy tips and tricks.

As with all of our courses, you will also receive a certificate of attendance and extensive manual upon completion. To find out more about our training options, please speak to our team today.

Training Locations

Scheduled Courses

Our open classroom courses are held in Merseyside, London and Manchester where we have state of the art training facilities.

In-House Closed Courses

We can provide in-house training solutions at any office location in the UK or Europe and customise this content to your business needs.

We frequently deliver training in Liverpool, Wirral, Blackpool, Manchester, London, Chester, Warrington, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield, Glasgow, Leatherhead, Aberdeen and Ireland.

Training in Europe

Closed courses can also be delivered in European countries such as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, France, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and off shore.... Either in English or local languages

Software Versions

We offer training solutions for all versions of PowerPoint - 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

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Course Duration

Duration: 1 Day Classroom Training or Online

Timings: 9:30 - 16:30

Overview of Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Understanding the PowerPoint Screen, Ribbon and View
  • Customising the Quick Access Toolbar

Text Slides

  • Creating Title Slides
  • Creating Bullet Slides
  • Customising the Indents
  • Adding Tabs to Slides
  • Moving and Sizing Text Boxes
  • Reapplying the Formats

Editing a Presentation

  • Using Outline View to Edit and Create a Presentation
  • Using the Slide Sorter
  • Deleting, Copying and Moving Slides

Charts

  • Creating Chart from within PowerPoint
  • Selecting the Right Chart
  • Customising Chart
  • Updating Charts
  • Importing Data from Excel

Graphics and SmartArt

  • Creating Organisation Charts using SmartArt Graphics
  • Drawing Organisation Charts - Flow Diagrams
  • Inserting Graphics and Objects
  • Sizing and Moving Objects
  • Using the Drawing Toolbar to Create Drawings
  • Formatting Objects
  • Aligning and Spacing Techniques
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Objects

Templates, Designs and the Slide Master

  • Adding a Template/Design
  • Understanding the Importance of the Slide Master
  • Adding Images to all Slides
  • Customising the Layouts of Slides
  • Customising the Bullets, Fonts and Colour and Formatting
  • Changing the Background Colour

Animating Text, Graphics and Slides

  • Using Entrance, Emphasis and Exit Animation
  • Slide Transitions

Presenting a Slide Show

  • Setting up the Slide Show
  • Tips for Delivering an Effective Presentation
  • Keyboard Shortcuts for Presentations

Printing Hand-outs, Speaker Notes, Outline View and Slides

  • Printing Hand-outs for your Audience
  • Creating and Printing Speaker Notes
  • Printing the Presentation Outline
  • Slide Printing Options

Booking

Looking for in-house training that can be customised to you/your businesses exact needs? Contact us below for one of our team to contact you.

Upcoming Courses

Below are a list of upcoming dates and locations where this course is scheduled to take place.

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