Course code 
QPPT-01
Course dates 
24/10/2017 - 09:30 to 16:30
FULLY BOOKED!
18/01/2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
JUST ADDED!
Course difficulty 
Introduction
Course fees 
£249 per delegate

Price excludes VAT

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (2010, 2013)

This course will enable you to create presentations from scratch and modify existing presentations with confidence.
 

Target Audience

Any staff needing to create or manage presentations
 

Objectives

To enable staff to create presentations from scratch and modify existing presentations with confidence.
 

Pre-Requisites

A basic knowledge of Microsoft packages and windows would be useful

TOPICS

Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Normal View
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Saving a Document
  • Maintain Backward Compatibility
  • Importing a File
 
The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Adding Common Commands
  • Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
  • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
 
Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
  • Selecting a Slide Layout
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Text from a Text File or Word Outline
  • Formatting and Editing Text
  • Formatting Text as WordArt
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Formatting Text Placeholders
  • Formatting Text into Columns
  • Adding Slides to a Presentation
  • Duplicating an Existing Slide
  • Deleting Slides
  • Hiding Slides
 
Working with Images
  • Adding Images to a Slide
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Capturing and Inserting a Screenshot
  • Editing an Image
  • Formatting Images
  • Adding Effects to an Image
  • Applying a Style and Cropping an Image
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Images
  • Arranging Images
  • Adding Shapes
  • Apply Borders to a Shape
  • Modify Shape Backgrounds
  • Aligning and Grouping Shapes
  • Apply Styles to a Shape
  • Create a Custom Shape
  • Displaying Gridlines for Shapes
  • Adding Text to Shapes in Columns
 
Working with Tables and Charts
  • Inserting a Table
  • Formatting Tables
  • Importing Tables from External Sources
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Modifying Chart Type
  • Adding Legends to Charts
  • Modifying Number or Rows and Columns
  • Importing Charts from External Sources
 
Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
  • Checking Spelling
  • Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  • Changing the View to Grayscale
  • Changing Page Setup Options
  • Exercise: Viewing the Presentation
  • Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  • Inserting Section Headers
  • Adding Transitions to Slides
  • Adding Multiple Transitions
  • Modifying Transition Options
  • Adding Speaker Notes
  • Printing Speaker Notes
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Configuring Slideshow Resolution
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Printing Selections
  • Printing in Grayscale
 
Microsoft PowerPoint  New Features
  • Presenter View Changes
  • Object Smart Guides
  • Exercise: Using PowerPoint Smart Guides
  • Customizing Presentations
  • Applying a Theme
  • Previewing and Selecting a Theme
  • Customizing a Theme
  • Saving a Custom Theme
  • Setting a Default Theme
  • Applying a Background Style
  • Apply a Built-in Background Style
  • Modify Slide Backgrounds
  • Create and Apply a Background Style
  • Adding a Footer
  • Controlling Page Numbers
  • Arranging and Printing Sections
  • Using Sections
  • Removing Sections
  • Printing Sections
 
Presentation Masters
  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Slide Layouts
  • Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
  • Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
  • Adding Slide Numbers Using the Slide Master
  • Inserting a New Slide Master
  • Preserving a Slide Master
  • Modifying the Notes Master
  • Modifying the Handout Master
  • Adding a Header and Footer to Notes and Handouts
 
Working with Special Effects
  • Animating Text and Objects
  • Working with the Animation Painter
  • Setting Animation Timing
  • Animating a Chart
  • Presentation
 
Using SmartArt
  • Inserting SmartArt Graphics
  • Modifying SmartArt Graphics
  • Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
  • Resize a SmartArt Shape
  • Reverse Direction
  • Resize a SmartArt Graphic
  • Reposition a SmartArt Graphic
  • Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
  • Creating SmartArt from a List
  • Formatting Text in a SmartArt Object
  • Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
  • Ungrouping SmartArt Objects
 
Multimedia
  • Creating a Photo Album
  • Adding Captions
  • Applying a Theme to Your Album
  • Customizing an Album
  • Inserting Sounds and Video
  • Inserting a Sound File
  • Inserting a Video File
  • Adjusting Media Window Size
  • Inserting a YouTube Video
  • Editing Media Clips
  • Editing an Audio Clip
  • Editing a Video Clip
  • Link to External Media
 
Setting up the Slide Show
  • Setting up a Custom Show
  • Configuring Slide Show Resolution
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Adding an Action Button
  • Jumping to Another Presentation
  • Using Rehearse Timings
  • Navigating within a Slide Show
  • Annotating a Presentation
  • Creating a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
  • Setting Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically
 
Outlines and Slides
  • Exporting Notes and Handouts to Word
  • Setting Handout Print Options
  • Exporting an Outline to Word
  • Saving a Presentation as an Outline
  • Saving a Slide as a Graphic
 
Managing Multiple Presentations
  • Merging Multiple Presentations
  • Reusing Slides from Other Presentations
  • Viewing Multiple Presentations
  • Tracking Changes in PowerPoint
  • Discarding Changes from Specific Users
  • Managing Comments
 
Sharing and Securing a Presentation
  • Sharing a Presentation with a Remote Audience
  • Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation
  • Inspecting the Presentation
  • Removing Presentation Metadata
  • Checking for Accessibility Issues
  • Checking for Compatibility Issues
  • Packaging a Presentation for CD
  • Using the PowerPoint Viewer
  • Encrypting a Presentation
  • Adding a Digital Signature
  • Marking a Presentation as Final
  • Granting Permissions
  • Compressing Pictures
  • Sending a Presentation in PDF Format
Course testimonials 
"This course will change the way I use PowerPoint from now on. It was also an enjoyable day".
- Business Development Officer, LGC October 2016
"Great course. Very helpful".
- Comms Manager, LGC October 2016

Catherine Rapley, Training Coordinator

To book a place on this course, enquire about dates, or to find out about bulk discounts and special offers, please call Catherine on 020 8763 8732.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

If you can no longer attend a course you have booked on, the following terms will apply depending on how many calendar days remain before the course date:

More than 30 days: You will be offered a full refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
21 to 30 days: You will be offered a 50% refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
14 to 20 days: You will be offered a 25% refund, or you may change the name on the booking.
0 to 13 days: No refund is offered, however you may change the name on the booking.

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