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MS PowerPoint Training Courses

PowerPoint training, whether it’s delivering an Introductory, Intermediate courses or designing your own course that fits your organisation like a glove, Spotlight Training always has the aim of delivering exactly what’s right for you.

Prices from £500 per day

You let Spotlight Training know:

  • The version of MS PowerPoint required for the PowerPoint training
  • The level: Introduction, Intermediate or Advanced or…
  • The topics required to create your own tailored course
  • The length of the course

Resources for topics & TNA available below

Spotlight delivers the following:

  • Hands-on practical training
  • Training at location of your choice
  • Training manual for each delegate
  • Training laptops supplied at no extra cost
  • Focused training at tremendous value

MS PowerPoint - Full Day

Description: This Powerpoint training course is an introduction on how to use MS Powerpoint. This course will go through the elements that make up a slide and presentation covering the different types of content that can be entered on to a slide and the different ways those slides can be ‘presented’.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • How to create a presentation using Themes and other templates
  • Inserting slides with different layouts
  • Inserting objects within Slides
  • Formatting
  • Managing and organising slides
  • Options for presenting

Course Content: The following topics will be covered:

Getting To Know PowerPoint

  • How Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Works
  • Using The Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customising The Status Bar

Working With Presentations

  • Understanding PowerPoint Views
  • Navigating A Presentation
  • Using The Zoom Tool

Creating A Presentation

  • Creating A Blank Presentation
  • Creating A Presentation Based On A Theme
  • Typing Text Into The Outline Pane
  • Inserting Slides And Text

Slide Layouts

  • Understanding Slide Layouts
  • Inserting and Using A Title Slide
  • Inserting and Using A Title And Content Slide
  • Inserting and Using A Section Header Slide
  • Insertingand Using A Table

Working With Text

  • Editing Text
  • Moving And Resizing Placeholders
  • Applying Font Formatting

SmartArt

  • Inserting A SmartArt Graphic
  • Formatting SmartArt Objects
  • Formatting SmartArt Shapes

Shapes

  • Drawing Shapes
  • Resizing, Editing and Formatting Shapes
  • Positioning Shapes
  • Connecting Shapes

Slide Show Navigation

  • Reusing Slides
  • Adding Sections (2010 onwards)
  • Adding Notes To Your Slides
  • Slide Numbers
  • Presenting A Slide Show

Printing

  • Printing Slides
  • Printing Handouts
  • Printing Notes Pages
  • Printing The Outline

Description: This PowerPoint training course is designed for delegates who have good experience using MS PowerPoint and want to become more productive and efficient using it.

Objectives: By the end of the course delegates should be able to the the following:

  • Be able to insert and Manage Tables
  • Be able to Insert Charts from MS Excel and Understand any security implications
  • Be able to Manipulate and Edit Images
  • Be able to apply Tranistions and Animations to Slides and Objects
  • Be able to create and Apply Themes
  • Be apply to Manage and Modify the Slide Master

Course Content: The following topics will be covered:

Tables

  • How to Insert, Modify and Format A Table
  • Merging And Splitting Cells
  • Resizing And Positioning A Table

Charts

  • How to Copy A Chart from MS Excel
  • How to format the different Elements within A Chart
  • Know the best and most appropriate way to create a Chart in PowerPoint

Images

  • How to Insert, Edit and Format Pictures
  • Removing An Image Background
  • Rotating And Flipping An Image
  • How to Apply Effects to an Image
  • How to insert Screenshots

Animation

  • How to Animate Objects within PowerPoint
  • Applying Multiple Effects
  • The Animation Pane
  • Applying Slide Transitions

Themes

  • How to Apply A Theme
  • How to Modify A Theme
  • ow to Create, Save and Use A Customised Theme

Slide Masters

  • How to Modify A Slide Master
  • How to Add a Placeholder
  • How to Add a Layout

Templates

  • Exploring what should be looked at when creating a Template
  • Where to Save a PowerPoint Template
  • Using A Custom Template

Setting Up The Show

  • Creating a Custom SlideShow
  • How to Annotate a Slide Show
  • How to utilise Hidden Slides
  • Slide Show Keyboard Shortcuts

MS PowerPoint - Half Day

Description: This course is a gentle introduction on how to use MS Powerpoint. This PowerPoint training course will go through the elements that make up a slide and presentation covering the different types of content that can be entered on to a slide and the different ways those slides can be ‘presented’.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • How to create a presentation using Themes and other templates
  • Inserting slides with different layouts
  • Inserting objects within Slides
  • Formatting
  • Managing and organising slides
  • Options for presenting

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Overview

Slides

  • Slide Creation and Formatting
  • Introduction to Slide Master
  • Different slide Objects
  • Inserting Table Objects
  • Inserting SmartArt Objects
  • Inserting Chart Objects
  • Formatting

Organising and Managing Slides

  • Slide Sorter View
  • Moving and deleting slides
  • Working with Chart and Table Objects

Introduction to Transitions & Animations

Slide Show View

Description: This course takes an advanced look at MS Powerpoint. This PowerPoint training course will go through some of the ‘behind the scenes’ tools that will enable you to have more control and flexibility of your presentations. The course will also cover in depth Charts and how to insert them from MS Excel and the different methods of doing that. The course will also cover some of the fancier formatting options such as custom animations, hidden slides and how to annotate during a presentation.

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • How to use Slide Masters
  • How to animate objects
  • Copying slides from other presentations
  • How to paste images of a chart
  • How to annotate slides during a presentation
  • Headers and Footers

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Masters

  • Slides Masters
  • Notes Master
  • Handouts Master

Header and Footers

Productivity

  • Outlines
  • Copying from other presentations
  • Custom Slide Show

Charts

  • Chart Issues
  • Copying and pasting from Excel

Animations

  • Pre-set
  • Extra Effects
  • Customised

Slide Show

  • Hidden Slides
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Annotating
  • Saving annotations

Description: This course takes an advanced look at MS Powerpoint Templates. How do ensure everyone from an organisation will give presentations that will have the same organiasational look and feel? You’ve guessed it….. by creating Templates – and then making sure people use them.

Templates can be used as a starting point to further customise a presentation for differing audiences or different purposes, they can be used to have a presentation formatted with the correct formats and branding ready for yourself or others to quickly make the finishing touches before it is ready to go. Why re-invent the wheel when you can utilise a Powerpoint Template?

Objectives: By the end of the course the delegate should know:

  • What a Template is and how to create one
  • How to edit and use Slide Masters
  • How to create placeholders within the Slide Master
  • How to format and configure Headers and Footers
  • How to create a new Theme

Course Contents: The following topics will be covered:

Masters

  • Slides Masters
  • Notes Master
  • Handouts Master

Header and Footers

  • Removing from Title slide
  • Slide Number and Date formatting options

Productivity

  • Outlines
  • Copying from other presentations
  • Custom Slide Show

Charts

  • Chart Issues
  • Copying and pasting from Excel

Animations

  • Pre-set
  • Extra Effects
  • Customised

Slide Show

  • Hidden Slides
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Annotating
  • Saving annotations