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PowerPoint - Level 1 Course

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Microsoft PowerPoint Training

Length: 1 day(s)      Public Class Price: $335/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Microsoft PowerPoint


Learn the basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint and get more done quickly. Learn about: PowerPoint Basics, Create & Manage Presentations, Create & Manage Slides, Enter & Edit Text on Slides, Inserting Simple Graphics, Reviewing Presentations and Custom Presentation Elements.

PowerPoint Versions That Can Attend: PowerPoint 2019, 365, 2016, & 2013 (Microsoft Windows PC)
Course Taught With: PowerPoint version 2016 (Microsoft Windows PC) Software and Courseware
Not Appropriate For: Macintosh versions of PowerPoint


This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.

 Register ➥   May 9, 2022     
 Register ➥   June 7, 2022     
 Register ➥   July 6, 2022     


Group Onsite Training
At Your Organization

OR

Private Online Training
Live Online Instruction

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite or private online group training is a perfect option for you. We'll either come onsite to your office or deliver a private live online class so you don't have to travel. You'll be able to fully customize a course to your needs. Lastly, you can save per student versus our public classes.


  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)

  Detailed Course Topics

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Related Certifications

MOS: Microsoft PowerPoint Associate Certification


Suggested Follow-Ons


Course Topics

Chapter 1: PowerPoint 2016 basics 3
Start PowerPoint 4
Work in the PowerPoint user interface 5
Sidebar: About Office 6
Identify app window elements 8
Sidebar: Tell me what you want to do 12
Work with the ribbon and status bar 14
Sidebar: Adapt procedure steps 18
Manage Office and app settings 20
Sidebar: Microsoft account options 21
Skills review 24
Practice tasks 25

Chapter 2: Create and manage presentations 27
Create presentations 28
Open and navigate presentations 36
Display different views of presentations 40
Display standard views 40
Display program elements 45
Change the display of content 46
Display and edit presentation properties 50
Save and close presentations 51
Sidebar: Compatibility with earlier versions 55
Sidebar: Save files to OneDrive 56
Skills review 57
Practice tasks 58

Chapter 3: Create and manage slides 61
Add and remove slides 62
Insert new slides 64
Copy and import slides and content 65
Sidebar: SharePoint slide libraries 71
Hide and delete slides 72
Divide presentations into sections 73
Rearrange slides and sections 75
Apply themes 78
Change slide backgrounds 82
Sidebar: Non-theme colors 90
Skills review 92
Practice tasks 93

Chapter 4: Enter and edit text on slides 99
Enter text on slides 100
Enter text in placeholders 100
Insert nonstandard characters 103
Add supplementary text to slides 106
Sidebar: Insert equations 108
Add a slide footer 109
Move, copy, and delete text 110
Sidebar: Format text placeholders 112
Format characters and paragraphs 117
Apply WordArt text effects 122
Sidebar: Configure AutoCorrect options 126
Check spelling and choose the best wording 127
Sidebar: Find and replace text and fonts 130
Skills review 134
Practice tasks 135

Chapter 6: Insert and manage simple graphics 167
Insert, move, and resize pictures 168
Sidebar: Graphic formats 171
Edit and format pictures 172
Draw and modify shapes 177
Draw and add text to shapes 178
Sidebar: Locate additional formatting commands 180
Move and modify shapes 181
Format shapes 183
Sidebar: Connect shapes 187
Capture and insert screen clippings 188
Create a photo album 191
Skills review 196
Practice tasks 197

Chapter 9: Review presentations 293
Add notes to slides 294
Configure slides for presentation or printing 298
Inspect and finalize presentations 302
Print presentations and handouts 309
Skills review 316
Practice tasks 317
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Microsoft PowerPoint Training Reviews by Certstaffix® Training

Certstaffix® Training collects detailed class reviews via a formal post-class evaluation in all our instructor-led courses. Below are a sample of abbreviated reviews from real students from our past classes. If you would like more reviews or ones with even further detail, please contact us and we would be happy to show you the high quality of our training services.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.78 out of 5 from 98 students

4.68 out of 5

Training Level was appropriate for my ability and I learned several new techniques and procedures


- attended our PowerPoint 2016 Level 2 class

5.00 out of 5

This instructor was great! He seemed to really care whether we took anything away from what he was saying, and he was very personable.


- attended our PowerPoint - Level 2 class

4.83 out of 5

The staff at the classroom location in Houston were friendly and very helpful.


- attended our PowerPoint - Level 1 class

5.00 out of 5

The instructor was GREAT!!! He made the learning fun. I learned a lot.


- attended our PowerPoint - Level 2 class

4.94 out of 5

The instructor was extremely kind, pleasant and informative. I would highly recommend this training again. Look forward to more!


- attended our PowerPoint 2016 Level 2 class

5.00 out of 5

Steve was excellent friendly and patient and I learned a lot!


- attended our PowerPoint 2016 Level 1 class

5.00 out of 5

Steve is a great instructor


- attended our PowerPoint 2016 Level 2 class

4.67 out of 5

Steve Goldberg was great!!


- attended our PowerPoint 2016/2019 - Level 1 class

4.75 out of 5

Steve Goldberg was an amazing instructor. He made it fun and very interactive.


- attended our PowerPoint 2016 Level 1 class

5.00 out of 5

Steve Goldberg was a great instructor


- attended our PowerPoint 2013/2010: Advanced class



Q: How Can You Improve Your Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Skills?


A: Effective Microsoft PowerPoint presentations are about more than just clicking through text and images. Planning and organizing can help you flawlessly deliver your presentation and message. Focusing on a concept, choosing the right presentation design, pointing out benefits, inspiring discussion, and including a call to action can help your presentation truly connect with your audience. Knowing your audience, practicing your presentation, and taking advantage of PowerPoint’s tools can take your presentation from good to unforgettable. When you take a PowerPoint course to improve your skills, you’ll become a professional at delivering your message to eager viewers.


More Information on How You Can Improve Your Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Skills.



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