MS Powerpoint Advanced Courses

Microsoft Powerpoint training courses, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Scotland, UKCourse Overview

Duration: 1 Day

Pre-requisites: Delegates should be familiar with Microsoft Windows and using the mouse and should also have attended the PowerPoint Introduction course.

Aimed at: Users wishing to use the advanced features of PowerPoint to produce professional presentations. The emphasis on this course is the customisation of the colour schemes and backgrounds.

Objectives: On successful completion of the course delegates be able to exploit the benefits of using PowerPoint having gained thorough hands on experience of using its many advanced features.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Introduction

Lesson 2: Using The Autocontent Wizard To Create A Presentation

  1. Presentation Type
  2. Presentation Styles
  3. Presentation Options

Lesson 3: Understanding PowerPoint Views

Lesson 4: The Normal View

  1. About Working With Text In Outline View
  2. Editing Slide Text
  3. Promoting, Demoting, And Moving Paragraphs In An Outline
  4. Promoting / Demoting Text
  5. Re-Ordering Slides And Bullet Points
  6. Showing And Hiding Detail
  7. The Summary Slide
  8. Show Formatting

Lesson 5: Slide Sorter View

Lesson 6: Slide View

Lesson 7: Custom Animation

Lesson 8: Slide Background Features

  1. The Background
  2. Designing Your Own Background
  3. Change A Slide Background Colour
  4. Add Or Change A Shaded Slide Background
  5. Add Or Change A Patterned Slide Background
  6. Add Or Change A Textured Slide Background
  7. Add Or Change A Slide Background Picture
  8. Lesson 9: Colour Schemes
  9. Changing Colour Schemes
  10. Using Colours Not In The Colour Scheme
  11. Create A Colour Scheme
  12. Deleting A Colour Scheme

Lesson 10: Adding Clip Art To A Slide

Lesson 11: The Picture Toolbar

Lesson 12: Importing From Other Microsoft Packages

  1. Importing Text From Word
  2. Inserting Worksheets From Excel Into PowerPoint

Lesson 13: Working With Organisation Charts

  1. Overview
  2. Adding Elements To An Organisation Chart
  3. The Additional Elements Toolbar
  4. Adding In Sub-Ordinates
  5. Adding In A Co-Worker
  6. Editing Elements
  7. Opening And Closing Organisation Charts
  8. Saving A Chart

Lesson 14: Save And Print Your Presentation

  1. Saving Presentations
  2. Printing Your Presentation

Lesson 15: Showing Your Presentation On-Screen

  1. To Run A Slide Show
  2. Setting Slide Timings
  3. To Set Slide Timings While Rehearsing

Further Training:

PowerPoint Workshops

The above is an outline intended as a guide only; topics may not be covered in this order. Actual course content will be tailored to suit client’s needs

Contact John Cowie on 0791 787 4739 to book your course, or use our enquiry form to send us a message.