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This course is an introduction to the effective design, creation and presentation of information using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. 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. We have PowerPoint Introduction courses 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

The PowerPoint screen
Using the ribbon and ribbon keytips
Minimising the ribbon
Understanding the backstage view
Accessing backstage
Using shortcut menus
Launching dialog boxes
Adding commands to the QAT
Understanding and customising the status bar
Exiting safely from PowerPoint

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

Working with Text

Typing text into a slide and editing text
Moving and resizing placeholders
Applying font and paragraph formatting
Converting text to smartart
Applying wordart to text


Inserting a smartart graphic
Inserting text
Adding shapes below and 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 and smartart style
Deleting smartart shapes


Drawing shapes
Resizing and editing shapes
Positioning shapes
Arranging and combining shapes
Formatting shapes
Copying and aligning shapes
Inserting and formatting text
Connecting shapes
Grouping and rotating shapes

Slide Show Navigation

Using slide sorter view
Reusing slides
Adding sections and 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
Presenting a slide show


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

Getting Help

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.


There are no pre-requisites for attending this course however we recommend that learners have basic skills for navigating Windows applications and for opening and working with files.

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.
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