Microsoft PowerPoint 365 Modules Training Course Outline

Audience: This  course is designed for Microsoft Office users who require specific key elements of the Microsoft Office suite.

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 365 modules 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

Choose from the following topics:

  • PowerPoint basics and creating a new presentation
  • Adding tables and charts to a presentation
  • Formatting text and graphic objects
  • Printing and delivering a presentation
  • Collaborating and finalising a presentation
  • Customising the PowerPoint environment and creating design templates
  • Adding diagrams, sound and animation to a presentation
  • Interactive presentations and customising a slide show

Course Outline

PowerPoint basics and creating a New Presentation

  • Exploring the PowerPoint environment
  • Customise the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Backstage view
  • Opening and closing a presentation
  • Using the Help features
  • Configure your Microsoft account
  • Connect to OneDrive or Business Drive
  • Perform a Smart Lookup
  • Tell me what you want to do
  • Creating a new presentation
  • Saving the presentation
  • Adding a new slide to a presentation
  • Using wide screen themes
  • Adding text to a slide
  • Editing text on a slide
  • Navigate through a presentation
  • Rearranging and deleting slides
  • Use the various presentation views
  • Separating your show into sections

Adding Tables and Charts to a Presentation

  • Create a table
  • Format a table
  • Creating and enhancing charts
  • Edit chart data
  • Modify charts
  • Copy and paste a chart from Microsoft Excel
  • Using dynamic data from Excel to update charts
  • Apply data visualisation charts: Box and Whisker, Treemap, Sunburst, Histogram, Pareto and Waterfall charts

Formatting Text and Graphic Objects

  • Exploring text formatting
  • Moving and copying text
  • Setting tabs and alignment
  • Find and add clip-art
  • Draw shapes
  • Using connectors
  • Apply artistic effects to pictures
  • Remove backgrounds from pictures
  • Insert WordArt
  • Format objects
  • Group and ungroup objects
  • Arrange objects accurately using smart guides 
  • Using the Eyedropper tool for precise colour matching
  • Use updated ink equations
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Flow charts
  • Organisation charts

Printing and Delivering a Presentation

  • Spell check a presentation
  • Applying a design template
  • Changing the colour scheme
  • Add transitions and timings
  • Creating a Morph transition
  • Create speaker notes
  • Choosing what to print
  • Changing the print settings
  • Running the presentation
  • Turn your mouse into a laser pointer
  • Excluding a slide from a slide show
  • Package a presentation

Customising PowerPoint the Environment and Design Templates

  • Personalise the PowerPoint interface
  • Customise save options
  • Apply advanced customisation options
  • Create a slide master
  • Customise slide layouts
  • Create a custom theme
  • Customise bullets
  • Add common slide information
  • Modify the notes master
  • Modify the handout master
  • Use theme variations

Collaborating and Finalising a Presentation

  • Sharing slides and presentations with others
  • Publish slides to a slide library
  • Share a presentation
  • Working with conflicts
  • Version history when used with OneDrive or SharePoint
  • Working with comments in the presentation
  • Using the PowerPoint presenter view
  • Sharing a presentation using Lync
  • Review a presentation
  • Secure a presentation
  • Make your presentations portable for sharing
  • Saving a presentation as a web page

Adding Diagrams, Sound and Animation to a Presentation

  • Add special effects to a presentation
  • Create a diagram
  • Modify diagrams
  • Inserting a sound clip to a slide
  • Play in background for consistent sound across slides
  • Adding a movie clip to a slide
  • The animation task pane
  • Achieving advanced effects
  • Using the animation painter
  • Using the advanced features of the animation task pane
  • Animate charts

Using Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

  • Set up custom shows
  • Inserting hyperlinks
  • Using action buttons
  • Set up a custom show
  • Annotate a presentation
  • Create a presenter-independent slide show
  • Set up a slide show to repeat automatically