This PowerPoint Beginners Course is perfect for delegates who have no previous experience or little experience of PowerPoint. It will cover all of the basics. By the end of the day delegates will be able to create a presentation that includes text, images, bullets and video. You will also be able to add timings and effects to your presentation to make it stand out.

Course Outline

Session 1 – Introduction – the basics. How to navigate around PowerPoint, understanding the screen layout and different views. Create a new presentation, add text to slides, add new slides and use different slide layouts.

Session 2 – Making your Presentation Look Good – use design templates, change the colour scheme and background, format your slides, amend bullets.

Session 3 – Working with Images and Video – insert images, WordArt and video into slides. Change the appearance and add effects to images. Trim, fade in, add credits to video clips.

Session 4 – Printing and Saving – Look at the page setup, print slides, audience handouts and notes pages, save your presentation.

Session 5 – Presenting – use presenter view, slide transitions, timings and animation effects.

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PowerPoint Beginners Course

At a Glance

Level: PowerPoint Beginners Course (Level 1)

Equipment/Account needed: None

Duration: 10 am – 4 pm

Class Size: 8 or less

Course Materials: Manual & quick reference guide included

Requirements: This course is designed for new or existing basic users of Microsoft PowerPoint. It is expected that delegates are confident using a mouse.

Cost: £200

Refreshments: Free tea/coffee and snacks are provided

Lunch: Provided

Location: 4th Floor, The Melting Pot, Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR