MS PowerPoint for beginners

MS PowerPoint for beginners

Microsoft PowerPoint is the presentation software application of the Microsoft Office suite.  PowerPoint is often a vital component of business meetings and classroom lectures alike with its sophisticated, easy to use graphical and animation capabilities.  When used to its full potential, PowerPoint can improve the quality and clarity of your presentations and help you to illustrate your message and effectively engage your audience.

This course will enable you to create winning formula creative presentations using a number of different features such as inserting shapes, inserting images, adding animations and adding SmartArt which is an invaluable tool in creating organization charts that include pictures and text or combinations of both and that can be used for many different kinds of diagrams allowing for variety using text bullet points.

Get your point across and enrol now for BOTI’s MS PowerPoint for beginners course.  BOTI offers pc training courses, pc short courses and pc training programmes.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

Course duration

1 day

Create winning formula presentations when you learn how to:

  • Prepare and produce a presentation according to a specified brief.
  • Adjust settings to customize the view and preferences of the presentation application.
  • Work with multiple presentations.
  • Format a presentation.
  • Use special presentation effects.
  • Apply special formatting to a presentation.
  • Customise a presentation for a specified purpose.
  • Evaluate a presentation produced for a specific purpose.

Benefits of attending:  MS PowerPoint for beginners course

Upon successful completion of this course you will become adept at performing a number of different functions and operations using PowerPoint including:

  • How to design effective presentation slides with consistency and using contrast
  • How to use animations and media in a professional presentation.
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • How to work with presentation themes.
  • How to copy and move texts between windows or slides.
  • Customizing files with colours, fonts and effects.
  • Applying background styles to presentations.
  • Formatting placeholders on the slide master.
  • Adding graphics to the slide master and layouts.
  • Adding tabs to presentations.
  • Inserting, cropping and formatting pictures.
  • Adding headers, footers and dates to slides.
  • Adding speaker notes to presentation slides.
  • Adding page numbers to slides.
  • Sorting and hiding slides.

Get your point across and enrol now for BOTI’s MS PowerPoint for beginners course.  BOTI offers pc training courses, pc short courses and pc training programmes.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

Who is this course suitable for:

This course is aimed at individuals who are seeking to improve their computer skills.

Testimonials from similar courses

Daniels Cloete – Black Mountain Mining (Pty) Ltd

‘This course was a real benefit in learning the finer details of Powerpoint. ‘

G Green – Black Mountain Mining (Pty) Ltd

‘Very ‘learning-full’ and insightful.  The facilitator was very helpful and know the subject very well.’

Amanda Cunningham – Endeavour Mining

‘I now have an improved understanding of the application.  The best thing about this course was the animation.’

This Unit Standard course is aligned to Unit Standard 117923:  Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according to a given brief

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Get your point across and enrol now for BOTI’s MS PowerPoint for beginners course.  BOTI offers pc training courses, pc short courses and pc training programmes.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.