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This course is an introduction to the effective design, creation and presentation of information using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. You will learn many tips and tricks to save time when creating presentations and you will explore the tools and features in PowerPoint that will help you create engaging and dynamic presentations. This PowerPoint course is running in Sydney and Melbourne.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
Sydney, Melbourne
1 day


You'll Learn how to: 
  • Work with the basic features of PowerPoint
  • Find the information you need in Help
  • Work with presentations
  • Create a presentation
  • Add slides with different layouts
  • Insert and modify clip art in your presentation
  • Draw and work with shapes
  • Create and work with SmartArt
  • Navigate a slide show in PowerPoint
  • Use a range of printing techniques
Course Content: 

Getting to know PowerPoint

Starting PowerPoint
The PowerPoint screen
Using the ribbon
Using ribbon keytips
Minimising the ribbon
Launching dialog boxes
Understanding the quick access toolbar (QAT)
Adding commands to the QAT

Working with Presentations

Opening a presentation
Switching between presentations
Understanding PowerPoint views
Changing presentation views
Navigating a presentation
Using the zoom tool
Closing a presentation
Opening a recent presentation

Creating a Presentation

Planning a presentation
Presentation methods and hardware
Principles of effective presentation design
Creating a blank presentation
Creating a presentation based on a template
Creating a presentation based on a theme
Typing text into the outline pane
Saving a presentation
Inserting slides and text
Previewing a slide show

Slide Layouts

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
Applying a different layout to a slide

Text Techniques

Typing text into a slide
Applying font formatting
Applying paragraph formatting
Converting text to smartart
Applying wordart to text


Creating an organisation chart
Changing colours
Changing smartart styles
Deleting a shape from smartart


Shapes gallery
Drawing arrows and lines
Drawing shapes
Working with shapes
Adding connectors to shapes
Grouping shapes
Formatting shapes
Layering shapes
Adding a smartart graphic
Formatting a smartart graphic

Slide Show Navigation

Using slide sorter view
Adding notes to your slides
About hyperlinks
Creating an internal hyperlink
Creating a hyperlink to another presentation
Creating a hyperlink to another application
Keyboard shortcuts for navigating slide shows
Presenting a slide show


Understanding printing
Previewing slides
Printing slides
Printing handouts
Printing notes pages
Printing the outline

Getting Help

Understanding how help works
Browsing for help
Searching using keywords
Disconnecting online help
Printing a help topic
Working with screen tips
Dialog box help
Other sources of help

This Course Suits: 

This course will suit you if you are new to PowerPoint and need to create engaging and dynamic presentations.


Basic Windows and file management skills.

The Learning Process: 
Preparing to learn

Get the most out of your course by preparing before you attend. TP3 provide pre-course materials that enable you to reflect on and align your learning outcomes with the course content.

After the course

TP3's online Learning Resources contains additional tools and resources to help you consolidate and continue your learning. For more details, click here.

Customising this course: 

TP3 can provide a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs, including closed courses for your organisation, customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements, individual or group coaching and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
Course Dates: 

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