Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials

BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations – Nationally Recognised & Accredited Training (PDF Printable version)

PowerPoint Essentials – Course Outline (PDF printable version)

General Information

Duration: 3 half days, 10.5 Hours
Cost: $495 GST‐Exempt, Includes Training Manual
Prerequisite: Experience with Microsoft Windows and use of a mouse.
Objectives: To provide a thorough understanding of the comprehensive concepts and skills that will enable the trainee to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Methodology: Group and individual instruction, hands on, practical exercises, visual aids, comprehensive course documentation.
Competency Assessment: This will be issued to trainees upon completion of training session.
Expected Outcome: By the end of the course the participant should be able to use the following functions and features of Microsoft PowerPoint.

Course Content

Getting Started with PowerPoint:
• Start PowerPoint
• PowerPoint Environment
• Opening a Presentation
• Working with Menus
• Working with Toolbars
• Navigating around a Presentation
• Presentation Views
• Working with the Normal View
• Closing Presentations
• Returning to Previous Presentations

Setting Up a Presentation:
• Creating a New Presentation
• Presentation Settings
• Entering Information
• Inserting a New Slide
• Saving the Presentation
• Checking your Spelling
• Working with Placeholders
• Undo Changes
• Applying Slide Layouts
• Working with Slides
• Using Outline View
• Hiding Slides

Clip Art:
• Inserting, Resizing, Modifying and Rotating Clip Art
• Modifying Elements of Clip Art
• Perusing Your Clips
• Pasting from the Clipboard

Drawing Objects:
• Drawing Tools
• Arrows and Lines
• AutoShapes
• Creating Flowcharts
• Grouping Objects
• Layering Objects

Slide Masters:
• Using Master Slides
• Viewing the Slide Masters
• Modifying the Master Font
• Modifying the Bullet Colour
• Changing the Bullet Shape
• Adding a Logo
• Adding Slide Numbers

Slide Show Navigation:
• Adding Speaker Notes
• Creating a Summary Slide
• Removing Slide Numbers
• Using Hyperlinks
• Presenting a Slideshow

• Animation Schemes
• Custom Text Animation
• Custom Object Animation
• Motion Paths
• Animating Diagrams
• Slide Transition

Printing & Publishing:
• Printing & Publishing Options
• Previewing & Printing Slides
• Printing Handouts and Notes Pages
• Printing the Outline
• Printing for Overhead Transparencies
• Web Page Preview
• Publish as Web Pages

Templates and Colour Schemes:
• About Templates & Colour Schemes
• Creating a Blank Presentation
• Changing the Colour Scheme
• Adding Graphics
• Customising Bullets and Text Layout
• Creating a Template
• Creating a Greyscale Colour Scheme
• Using the Customised Template
• Background Colours

Media and Action Buttons:
• Inserting a Movie Clip
• Inserting Sounds
• Using Action Buttons
• Creating AutoShape Action Buttons
• Testing Action Buttons

Tables and Diagrams:
• Creating a Table
• Charts
• Creating and Modifying Charts
• Creating and Modifying Organization Charts
• The Diagram Gallery
• Creating a Diagram
• Excel Spreadsheets

Preparing to Present:
• Presentation Tips
• Viewing the Slide Show
• Record Timings

Using Help:
• Microsoft PowerPoint Help
• Searching Help
• Enabling/Disabling Online Content
• Disabling the Office Assistant