Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Introduction Training Course Outline

Audience: This course is designed for either beginners or those with limited experience of using Microsoft PowerPoint. We explore the various working views available to help you plan, design and deliver an effective presentation slide deck. You will learn how to populate your slides with text, tables and graphic elements and how to get your presentation ready for delivery.

We are happy to arrange for a trainer to contact you to help tailor you course.

Course Duration: 1 day.

Course Availability: Monday – Saturday

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses, 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and office migrations.

Course Location: This Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Introduction training course can be delivered either at our London training venue or at your offices. 

Tailored Course Content: Course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, with scheduled dates to suit you.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the PowerPoint environment
  • Create a new presentation
  • Format text on slides
  • Add and modify graphic objects
  • Add tables to a presentation
  • Insert charts into a presentation
  • Use SmartArt
  • Deliver a presentation
  • Print presentations and notes
  • Run a Slide Show

Course Outline

Module 1: Exploring the PowerPoint environment

  • Customise the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Opening and closing a presentation
  • Using the help features

Module 2: Creating a New Presentation

  • • Creating a new presentation
  • • Saving the presentation
  • • Adding a new slide to a presentation
  • • Adding text to a slide
  • • Editing text on a slide
  • • Navigate through a presentation
  • • Rearranging and deleting slides
  • • Use the various presentation views

Module 3: Formatting Text on Slides

  • Exploring text formatting
  • Moving and copying text
  • Setting tabs and alignment

Module 4: Adding and Modifying Graphic Objects

  • Find and add clip-art
  • Draw shapes
  • Using connectors
  • Insert WordArt
  • Format objects
  • Group and ungroup objects
  • Arrange objects

Module 5: Adding Tables to a Presentation

  • Create a table
  • Format a table

Module 6: Inserting Charts in a Presentation

  • Creating and enhancing charts
  • Edit chart data
  • Modify charts
  • Copy and paste a chart from Microsoft Excel

Module 7: Use SmartArt

  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Flow charts
  • Organisation charts

Module 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation

  • Spell check a presentation
  • Applying a design template
  • Changing the colour scheme
  • Add transitions and timings
  • Create speaker notes

Module 9: Printing Presentations

  • • Choosing what to print
  • • Changing the print settings

Module 10: Slide Show

  • Running the presentation
  • Excluding a slide from a slide show
  • Package a presentation