Course Description

In this course students learn the fundamentals of building effective presentations with PowerPoint. Topics include the PowerPoint interface, creating and editing presentations, basic PowerPoint tools for layout, order and appearance, schemes and themes, and delivering presentations. 

Course Outline

  • PowerPoint Overview
    • Getting Started with PowerPoint
    • PowerPoint Interface
    • How to create a new presentation
      • Ready-made designs
      • From an outline
      • Reusing Slides
  • Editing Documents
    • Slide Text
    • Text Boxes
    • Replacing text
    • Size, Alignment, and Spacing of text
    • Work Flow Tools
  • Editing the layout and order of slides
    • Editing Slide Layout
    • Arranging Slide Order
  • Schemes and Themes
    • Using Themes
    • Selecting and changing Color schemes
  • Delivering or Printing Presentations
    • Printing (slides/notes)
    • Delivering Presentations Electronically
    • Publishing presentations for Web Viewing

Additional Information

This course is delivered in PowerPoint 2013 but is relevant for PowerPoint 2010 users also.


There are no prerequisites for this course but students should be comfortable with Windows and standard Windows applications.


6 Hours | 1 Day or 2 Nights

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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