Course Outline

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Introduction


Who is this course for?

As a new user, with little or no experience of PowerPoint or other presentation packages, the topics covered on this course will empower you with the skills required to design and produce printed presentations and screen shows.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

It is assumed only that you have a basic knowledge and understanding of the Windows environment. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Create professional presentations using PowerPoint.
  • Enhance your presentations with graphics and text formatting.
  • Save and print your work.


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Introducing PowerPoint
The benefits of presentation software.
An overview of the graphic capabilities of PowerPoint.
Tour of the screen, the Ribbon and other toolbars.
Using Tell Me, Insights and Smart Lookup
Creating slides.
Using layouts.

Choosing text layout.
Entering, editing, formatting and re-sizing text.
Cut, copy and paste.
Spelling checks and changing case.
Bullet points and numbered lists.

Creating and editing different types of graphic object:
lines, rectangles, ellipses, arcs etc.
Creating diagrams using SmartArt.
Using Clip Art and inserting graphic files from other sources.
Screen recording

Object Manipulation
Fine-tuning drawn objects in your presentation.
Using rulers and grids.
Setting and copying object attributes.

Saving & Retrieving
Securing your work.
Saving and retrieving files.
Organising work directories.
Removing old or unwanted files.

Creating and formatting different chart types including bar charts, pie charts and organisational charts.

Different Modes
Working in slide view and outline mode to streamline planning.

Page and print formatting, printing outlines and slides.
Adding and printing presentation notes, and printing handouts.

Running your presentations from the computer with special effects.
Broadcast Slide Show.

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