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PowerPoint for Beginners

Location Great Shelford, Cambridge
Price ex. VAT £210.00
Start Date 22 April 2020
Course type Standard
Course code FROG233
Duration 1 Day


By the end of the course you will be able to produce and present a slideshow incorporating text & graphical elements along with animation.

Target Audience

Designed for beginners.  If required, courses may be tailored, please call to discuss content.


A knowledge of Windows, Excel and Word is useful.


The PowerPoint Screen

Different Views

Create Slides

  • Slide Layout Task Pane
  • Create slides in normal view
  • Bulleted/Numbered lists
  • Change the bullet style
  • Change tabs & fonts
  • Symbols
  • Headers & Footers
  • Save a presentation

Edit a Presentation

  • Spell check
  • Selecting Slides
  • Delete slides
  • Duplicate slides
  • Copy/Move slides
  • Promote & Demote text


  • Print Preview
  • Print slides, handouts & notes

Slide Masters & Themes

  • Creating & editing a slide master
  • Using a Design Theme


  • Text Boxes
  • Create objects
  • Select objects
  • Move objects
  • Resize objects
  • Rotate objects
  • Change fill colour
  • Change fill pattern
  • Change line styles
  • Add Effects
  • Group/Ungroup objects


  • Create & edit WordArt


  • Scale & size
  • Format


  • Create & edit

Organisational Charts /SmartArt Diagrams

  • Create & edit an organisational chart
  • Create other Diagrams


  • Create & edit a Chart

Move Slides between Presentations

  • Re-use Slides from existing presentations

Create a Slide Show

  • Use slide transitions
  • Add animation to bulleted text
  • Animation Pane
  • Present the slide show

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