Duration: 1 day(s)
Course Code: PO16L1
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London 18th Oct 2019 £198.25 Book
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PowerPoint 2016 Level 1

Course Aims:

This PowerPoint 2016 Level 1 course is aimed at people who want to learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create slides in order to run effective and interesting presentations. This PowerPoint course is suitable for either beginners or people with limited experience of the product.

Course Pre-requisites:

No previous knowledge of PowerPoint is required. Students must have experience, however, of using the Windows environment to launch programs and access files.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of a presentation package
  • Develop simple PowerPoint presentations
  • Create, enhance, and print presentation slides
  • Create simple charts on PowerPoint slides
  • Use and edit Themes to give a standard style and design to presentations
  • Use pictures in a PowerPoint presentations
  • Use shapes
  • Working in different views
  • Use the Tell me what you want to do (help feature)

Programme Focus

Exploring PowerPoint

  • Starting PowerPoint
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Choosing Commands
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Accessing Dialog Box Launchers
  • Exiting PowerPoint

Using Basic Presentation Skills

  • Entering Text into a Presentation
  • Adding Slides to a Presentation
  • Changing Slide Layouts
  • Saving, Closing & Opening a New Presentation
  • Opening and Saving  presentations
  • Creating a New Folder
  • Renaming an Existing Presentation

Working with Presentations

  • Viewing and Navigating Slides
  • Changing the Magnification
  • Selecting Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Changing the Text Alignment
  • Using the AutoFit Options Smart Tag
  • Formatting Bullets and Numbers
  • Adding & Removing Bullets & Numbers
  • Adjusting Levels in a Bulleted List
  • Adjusting Spacing in a Bulleted List

Working with Drawing Objects

  • Drawing Shapes
  • Displaying the Ruler, Grid and Guides
  • Manipulating Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Merging Shapes


Creating Charts in a Presentation

  • Working with Simple Charts
  • Editing Chart Data
  • Changing Chart Type
  • Formatting a Chart


Editing and Proofing Text

  • Deleting Slide Items
  • Moving/Copying Text between Slides
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Check Spelling as you Type
  • Correcting Spelling & Text Errors
  • Creating an AutoCorrect Entry



  • Printing Presentations
  • Selecting Page Setup Options
  • Previewing a Presentation
  • Printing Slides, Outlines, Speaker Notes & Handouts
  • Creating Headers and Footers



  • Working with Themes
  • Customising Themes
  • Applying Different Backgrounds
  • Saving and Applying a Custom Theme


Using Graphic Images

  • Inserting a Picture
  • Using Online Pictures
  • Cropping a Picture
  • Moving a Picture
  • Resizing a Picture
  • Formatting a Picture


Using Views

  • Managing Slides in Slide Sorter View
  • Adding Speaker Notes to a Presentation
  • Starting a Slide Show
  • Navigating a Slide Show
  • Using the Pen to Annotate a Slide Show
  • Changing the Pen Colour


Searching for Help

  • Tell me what you want to do


Action planning

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