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PowerPoint Beginner 2016 Course

(4.87 out of 5) 55 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.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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

    23 Oct 17 Mon
    23 Nov 17 Thu
    18 Dec 17 Mon
    18 Jan 18 Thu
    12 Feb 18 Mon
    12 Mar 18 Mon
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    26 Oct 17 Thu
    20 Nov 17 Mon
    21 Dec 17 Thu
    15 Jan 18 Mon
    15 Feb 18 Thu
    15 Mar 18 Thu
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    01 Nov 17 Wed
    11 Dec 17 Mon
    24 Jan 18 Wed
    05 Mar 18 Mon
    19 Apr 18 Thu
    28 May 18 Mon
  • Adelaide Class Dates

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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    30 Oct 17 Mon
    14 Dec 17 Thu
    29 Jan 18 Mon
    15 Mar 18 Thu
    23 Apr 18 Mon
    07 Jun 18 Thu
  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

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  • Perth Class Dates

    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

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Darcy H [ 27 September, 2017 ]
Fantastic course i have gained so much knowledge. I am super excited to create my power point presentation with my new skills.
(4.90 out of 5) Fiona I [ 02 August, 2017 ]
Great introductory course. Libby explained everything really well, gave us good practice exercises and made sure that everyone understood everything before moving on to other topics.
(4.90 out of 5) Betty M [ 02 August, 2017 ]
Libby was great and the pace was comfortable and all topic in the course outline were covered thoroughly
(5.00 out of 5) Maria [ 31 July, 2017 ]
very informative, run at a great pace and was very engaging. Andrew is very knowledgeable and gave great examples of real life work place. was a fun and interesting experience

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