Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – Introduction

Duration

1 day

Pre Requisites

Delegates should be familiar with the basics of using Microsoft Excel, but do not need to have experience of entering formulae.

Objectives

By the end of this one day course delegates will feel confident in their ability to create and manipulate worksheets and produce printed reports.

Other Versions Available

2007, 2010

Further Learning

Excel Intermediate

Course Content

Getting Started

  • The Ribbon
  • The Office Button
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Help
  • Creating a New Presentation
  • The Status Bar
  • Views
  • Navigation

Creating a Presentation

  • Creating a New Slide
  • Changing Slide Layout
  • Parts of a Slide
  • Typing in a Placeholder
  • Creating Title & Bullet Slides
  • Moving around a Presentation
  • Undo & Redo
  • Selecting, Moving, Copying & Deleting
  • Saving and Closing a Presentation
  • Changing Slide Order
  • Themes
  • Using Outline View

Formatting

  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Formatting using the Home Tab
  • Text Alignment
  • Changing Case
  • Line & Paragraph Spacing
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Borders and Shading
  • Modifying the Slide Master

ClipArt and Drawings

  • Inserting ClipArt
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Smart Guides
  • Merging Shapes
  • Selecting Objects
  • Sizing and Moving Shapes
  • Adding Text to a Shape
  • Using Quick Styles
  • Copying Formatting
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Using Zoom
  • Eyedropper tool

Tables

  • Creating a Table
  • Typing and Selecting Text
  • Adjusting Column Widths and Row Heights
  • Text Alignment
  • Formatting a Table
  • Table Style Options

Creating Charts

  • Charting Concepts
  • Creating a Chart
  • Adding data to the Spreadsheet
  • The Chart Tools
  • Changing the Chart Style
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Adding a Chart Title
  • Adding Gridlines
  • Repositioning the Legend
  • Adding Data Labels
  • Adding a Data Table
  • Formatting the Chart

SmartArt

  • Creating a List
  • Typing into the List
  • Adding Graphics
  • Creating an Organisation Chart
  • Moving Boxes
  • Formatting the Organisation Chart

Proofing and Printing

  • Spelling & Thesaurus
  • Black & White View
  • Print Preview
  • Printing the Presentation

Working with an On-Screen Slide Show

  • Adding Transition Effects
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Presenter View
  • Adding Animation to All Objects on a Slide
  • Adding Custom Animation