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PowerPoint: Slick & Quick

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Who should attend?

This course is for existing users of MS PowerPoint who wish to improve their presentation creation and delivery techniques.


Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, and a basic knowledge of MS PowerPoint.

Course Objectives

This course is suitable for existing users of Microsoft PowerPoint who wish to improve their presentation techniques so that they can work “slickly and quickly" within the package. You will learn many presentation tips and best practice guidelines for presenting as the course is designed to teach you a combination of PowerPoint techniques as well as presentation skill training. You will also get the opportunity to create and present a PowerPoint slideshow during the session.

Training can be delivered on PCs or Macs. Please specify at the time of booking.

Training Format

These sessions can be provided in the following formats:

Seminar Format – Maximum of 100 delegates. This seminar will be delivered by a trainer as a demonstration. Session can last between 60 minutes to 90 minutes. If this is to be delivered to small groups then this can be repeated up to 3 sessions per day.

Walkabouts – These can be one-ones or small groups of people trained at their desks using their own PCs or Laptops. Timings to suit. Trainer to be onsite for the full day.

Classroom Training – Small groups of people using their own PCs or Laptops – or these can be provided by SquareOne at an additional cost. Sessions to be 3 hours in length. Can be combined with another session or walkabouts. Trainer to be onsite for the full day.

Clinics – Drop-in centre where a trainer can be onsite for the day and delegates come with problems or queries that they have on Microsoft Office software. Covers – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows. Additional software such as Project, Access and SharePoint would need to be arranged prior to booking.

Training Locations

Our open classroom courses are held in Merseyside where we have state of the art training facilities. We also provide in-house training solutions at any office location in the UK or Europe. We frequently deliver training in Liverpool, Wirral, Blackpool, Manchester, London, Chester, Warrington, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield, Glasgow, Leatherhead, Aberdeen and Ireland.

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.

Course Duration

Course Duration: 90 minutes

Course Outline

  • Understanding the power of Outline View to create and present effectively
  • Change bullets to professional graphics
  • Slick animation on graphics
  • Using Excel data and linking data to produce dynamic charts
  • Understanding Slide Master/Designs and using mutliple designs and masters in one presentation
  • Presenting multiple presentations with a click of a button
  • Inserting Multimedia/Video and Sound
  • Transitions
  • Professional Animation techniques
  • Hiding and viewing slides
  • Recording Narration
  • Slick Slideshow techniques
  • Using Notes Pages and setting up views on multiple screens to present professionally


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