MS PowerPoint Course Outline – Introduction level

Topics Covered

Getting Started

The PowerPoint Environment
The Ribbon
Customising the Ribbon
Backstage View
Status Bar
Opening and Closing a Presentation
Navigating Between Slides
PowerPoint Views
Quick Access Toolbar
Using the Zoom Tool
Getting Help
Using Smart Lookup

Creating a Presentation

Creating Presentations
Slide Orientation
Inserting New Slides
Moving Slides
Copying Slides
Deleting Slides
Saving Presentations and Templates
Auto Revisions
File Formats
Running slide Shows
Presenter Views

Formatting Slides

Choosing Slide Layouts
Modifying Slide Layouts
Changing Background Slides
Applying Themes
Using Sections
Headers and Footers


Placeholders Explained
Resizing and Moving Placeholders

Manipulating Text

Selecting Text
Cut, Copy and Paste
Mini Toolbar
Finding and Replacing Tex
Deleting Text
Using Undo and Redo

Font Formatting

Font Type and Size
Text Effects
Live preview
Changing case
Clearing Text formatting

Proofing and Printing

Spell checking
Selecting output formats
Printing presentations

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