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PowerPoint 2016 Beginner Course

(4.84 out of 5) 32 Student Reviews

About the Course

During this 1 day course, instructors introduce PowerPoint 2016, including navigation and creating basic presentations with text, pictures, drawings and animations. A hands-on approach is taken and the exercises are designed to impart relevant skills and knowledge by having participants work through real-life examples and scenarios.

Who should do this course?

This is an introductory course designed for people who need to know how to use PowerPoint 2016. Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to create, print and publish presentations for a range of purposes.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint is required; however should have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Quick Facts

$ 385 incl GST

Duration: 1 Days

Max. Class Size: 10

Avg. Class Size: 5

Level: Beginner

Times: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx

Course Dates

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Level 11,
32 Walker Street,
North Sydney , NSW 2060

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Level 12
379 Collins Street,
Melbourne , VIC 3000

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C/O Support Technology
Level 6, 371 Queen Street,
Brisbane , QLD 4000

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This course is currently upon demand in Canberra

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C/O Atlas Business Services
Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place,
Canberra , ACT 2601

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C/O The International Visualisation Centre (IVC)
19 Young Street,
Adelaide , SA 5000

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This course is currently upon demand in Perth

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C/O Saxons Training Facilities
Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace,
Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Getting to Know PowerPoint

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  • Starting PowerPoint From the Desktop
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Screen
  • How Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Works
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using Ribbon KeyTips
  • Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
  • Understanding Backstage View
  • Accessing Backstage View
  • Using Shortcut Menus
  • Understanding Dialog Boxes
  • Launching Dialog Boxes
  • Understanding the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Adding Commands to the QAT
  • Understanding the Status Bar
  • Customising the Status Bar
  • Exiting Safely From PowerPoint

Unit 2: Your First Presentation

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  • Creating Presentations in PowerPoint
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Applying Theme Variants
  • The Save As Place
  • The Save As Dialog Box
  • Typing Text Into a Slide
  • Inserting New Slides
  • Typing Text Using the Outline Pane
  • Applying Slide Transitions
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Previewing a Slide Show
  • Closing a Presentation

Unit 3: Working With Presentations

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  • The Open Place
  • The Open Dialog Box
  • Opening a Presentation
  • Opening Multiple Presentations
  • Switching Between Open Presentations
  • Understanding Presentation Views
  • Changing Presentation Views
  • Navigating a Presentation
  • Using the Zoom Tool
  • Opening a Recent Presentation

Unit 4: Working With Text

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  • Editing Text
  • Checking Spelling
  • Understanding Font Formatting
  • Applying Font Formatting
  • Applying Paragraph Formatting
  • Changing Bullet and Numbering Styles
  • Moving and Resizing Placeholders
  • Applying WordArt to Text
  • Converting Text to SmartArt

Unit 5: Slide Layouts

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  • Understanding Slide Layouts
  • Inserting a Title Slide
  • Inserting a Title and Content Slide
  • Inserting a Section Header Slide
  • Inserting a Table
  • Inserting a Picture With Caption Slide
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Changing the Slide Layout

Unit 6: SmartArt

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  • Understanding SmartArt
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Inserting Text Into SmartArt
  • Adding Shapes Below
  • Adding Shapes Above
  • Adding Shapes Before and After
  • Adding an Assistant
  • Promoting and Demoting Shapes
  • Switching SmartArt Right to Left
  • Resizing SmartArt
  • Changing the SmartArt Layout
  • Applying a Colour Scheme
  • Applying a SmartArt Style
  • Deleting SmartArt Shapes

Unit 7: Shapes

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  • Drawing Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Editing Shapes
  • Positioning Shapes
  • Arranging Shapes
  • Merging Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Copying Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes Using the Ribbon
  • Aligning Objects Using Smart Guides
  • Inserting and Formatting Text
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Grouping Shapes
  • Rotating Shapes

Unit 8: Preparing for Presentations

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  • Using Slide Sorter View
  • Reusing Slides
  • Adding Sections
  • Adding Notes to Your Slides
  • Slide Numbers
  • About Hyperlinks
  • Creating an Internal Hyperlink
  • Creating a Hyperlink to Another Presentation
  • Creating a Hyperlink to Another Application
  • Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigating Slide Shows
  • Using Resume Reading
  • Presenting a Slide Show

Unit 9: Printing Your Presentation

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  • Understanding Printing
  • Previewing Slides
  • Printing Slides
  • Printing Handouts
  • Printing Notes Pages
  • Printing the Outline

Unit 10: Getting Help

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  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Using Tell Me
  • Accessing the Help Window
  • Navigating the Help Window
  • Using Google to Get Help
  • Printing a Help Topic

Unit 11: Brilliant Presentations

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  • Planning a Presentation
  • Make It Readable
  • The Four Pillars of Great Design
  • Perfect Presentation Layouts
  • Presenting Polished Presentations
  • Presentation Methods and Hardware

Packages

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Duration

3 days

Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Caity [ 05 June, 2017 ]
The course was great, taught us some awesome shortcuts and helped me understand the back-end of PowerPoint much better. Mandy was awesome - so lovely, very knowledgeable and made the whole day great fun!
(5.00 out of 5) Craig S [ 05 June, 2017 ]
Excellent training program and engaging, very thorough and informative. Challenging throughout, imaginary and creative.

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(4.30 out of 5) Elsa U [ 11 May, 2017 ]
Absolutely fascinating and the best tool for modern and accurate data and information presentations.
(4.80 out of 5) Rachel R [ 10 April, 2017 ]
Very helpful course with great explanation of steps and processes. Would take another course and recommend to others!

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