Introduction to PowerPoint


Course: Introduction to PowerPoint

PowerPoint has become an essential tool for communicating with audiences.  It allows users to focus on what is important, and get the message across clearly and attractively.

PowerPoint users create presentations consisting of colorful slides that can contain text, graphic art, interesting transitions between slides, narration, background music and more. Links may be embedded in the presentation, providing swift access to additional material or resources.  In one day, you can master the basics of PowerPoint and create presentations that will support your goals and activities.

Course Details


Start Date: April 2
Fee: $250.00
Number of Sessions: 1
Course Location: 1 Martine Avenue, White Plains NY


Course Description

This course is for people who have not used PowerPoint before, and for self-taught users wanting to enhance their knowledge. Learn the best techniques for creating a presentation in PowerPoint. Create a slide show, use AutoContent, clip art, drawing features, transition effects and more. 


You Will Learn To

  • Create dynamic PowerPoint presentations
  • Use themes and Word Art effectively in a presentation
  • Enhance slides using formatted illustrations and shapes
  • Create formatted tables on a slide
  • Add Transition effects to the slide show
  • Use Masters to simplify repetitive tasks

Who Should Enroll

This course is for people who have not used PowerPoint before, and for self-taught users wanting to enhance their knowledge.

Prerequisite: Introduction to the PC or familiarity with the Windows environment.



Course Format

One Day (9am- 4pm); offered Monday-Friday; Instructor-led.
COST: $250



Please contact us at (888) 561-7223 () or

Course Outline for Introduction to PowerPoint

Getting Started
  • Understanding PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint 2010 Interface
  • The Ribbon
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • PowerPoint View
Creating a Presentation
  • Slides and Layouts
  • Creating a New Slide
  • Indenting Text
  • Adding Notes in Normal View
  • Bullets and Numbered Lists
Formatting a Presentation
  • Text Formatting
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Mini Toolbar
  • Themes/Word Art
  • Speller
Rearranging, printing and running a presentation
  • Slide Sorter View
  • Printing in PowerPoint
  • Print Preview
  • Slideshows
  • Transitions
  • Reading View
Illustrations and Tables
  • Illustrations
  • Moving and Resizing Illustrations
  • Optional Picture Formatting
  • Tables
  • Selecting and Formatting a Table
  • Modifying the Layout of a Table
PowerPoint Shapes and SmartArt
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Editing Shapes
  • Modifying and Enhancing Shapes
  • Typing Texts in Shapes
Slide Master and Slide Show Effects
  • Masters
  • Modifying Slide Master
  • Headers and Footers
Final Presentation
  • Final Presentation
  • Finished Short Presentations