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  • This training course can be tailor-made and delivered in-house for up to 8 people. Held online via our virtual classroom or where safe to do so, at your premises or a nearby venue.
  • £1195 (+VAT & travel)
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Why book this course?

We all know the perils of a bad PowerPoint presentation. Endless rolls of text, bad design and shoddy graphics can undermine even a well-spoken presentation, and be as much of a hindrance as a help. Using a bad PowerPoint at a meeting can prevent people from absorbing the information fully, and even distract them from what you’re saying.

Our Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint course aims to do away with dodgy PowerPoints, and empower you to give great presentations. Starting with an introduction to the software, our trainers will guide you through the use of text, graphics and animations, helping you to produce an effective and professional slideshow.

Who is the course for?

Our Microsoft PowerPoint Beginner course is ideal for anyone who needs to produce presentations, and feels that they could benefit from a better appreciation of the software. This could include everyone from administrators, to secretaries and PAs, to sales and management staff. 

While delegates should have some basic computer and keyboard skills, no previous knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint is required. While familiarity with a word processor (e.g. Microsoft Word) is advantageous, it is also not essential.

What content will the course cover?

  • Introducing the Backstage view, Groups and the Ribbon

  • Using Live Preview

  • Review basic PowerPoint features

  • Inserting shapes into slides

  • Group, ungroup, and regroup objects

  • Creating and editing diagrams with smart art graphics

  • Converting existing lists into smart art graphics

  • Using tables to enhance Layout

  • Inserting and editing pictures

  • Using WordArt for more visual text 

  • Inserting and editing charts

  • Slide masters and slide designs

  • Creating a new template

  • Adding animations to slides

  • Running a slide show

  • Using slide show controls

  • The built-in screen capture tool.

What will I get out of the training?

Delegates will gain confidence with Microsoft PowerPoint, and learn the essential skills they need to create, edit and print professional slideshows. You’ll learn how to use a range of design features, create a neat and compelling layout, and how to deliver an effective and professional presentation.

At Kent Trainers, we’re proud to offer courses that cater to the needs of local businesses. Our Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint course gives delegates the opportunity to ask questions, receive feedback and learn in a way that is relevant to them. By the end of the course, you will have gained skills that are relevant to your role and will enhance your business.

What is the duration of this course?

This is a 1 day course.

The timings and format for our courses are as follows:

  • Scheduled training courses held virtually

Unless specified, courses commence at 9:30am and finish at approximately 4:00pm.  The day is broken up into modules, both online and offline to ensure engagement and interaction.  We also ensure that there are plenty of comfort breaks throughout the day.

  • Scheduled training courses held at one of our venues

Courses commences at 9:30am and finish at approximately 4:30pm. On all our scheduled courses, a hot lunch is included, and refreshments are provided throughout the day.

  • In-house & bespoke courses, held virtually or at a venue of your choice

For all in-house training courses, we will adapt the timings and format for the day around the needs of your team and business. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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