Basic Microsoft PowerPoint

Course Details

Being confident in Microsoft Basic PowerPoint functions is essential for anyone who either prepares or gives presentations, This course is for anybody wanting to learn Basic Microsoft PowerPoint and looks at Microsoft 365 but also looks at previous versions, of 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007, as it covers all the aspects and differences between the versions. It helps delegates gain the knowledge to ensure that they are able to maximise the full use of MS PowerPoint.


To ensure success, delegates should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows® environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the delegates should be able to perform include launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders

Benefits to you

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic functions of Microsoft PowerPoint

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Main Screen Layout
  • The Ribbons
  • The Home Ribbon
  • Creating A Basic Slide Show
  • Basic Charts
  • The Design Ribbon
  • Animations
  • Slide Transitions
  • Applying Sound
  • Home Ribbon Special Effects
  • Convert To SmartArt
  • Drawing Objects
  • QuickStyles
  • Inserting Tables, Pictures & Clipart

Who should attend?

Anybody wanting to learn Basic Microsoft PowerPoint functions