Microsoft PowerPoint (Presentations and Designs) Basics

A practical or hands-on approach on how you can create powerful Presentations

The Microsoft PowerPoint (Ms-PowerPoint) application is one of the many applications in the Microsoft Office package. Ms-PowerPoint is used in offices, schools, and organizations to create simple and creative presentations for communicating information to a group of people or audience.

What you’ll learn

  • You will be able to start Ms powerPoint application and understand its environment.
  • You will be able to create and work with Presentations and Slides.
  • You will be able to work with, edit and format text in your Presentation.
  • You will be able to work with layouts in your Presentation.
  • You will be able to create and work with Tables.
  • You will be able to create and work with Graphics and Designs.
  • You will be able to create Slide Designs, Shows, Transition and Animations.

Course Content

  • Module 0 – General Introduction and Course Description –> 1 lecture • 1min.
  • Module 1 – Introduction to Ms-PowerPoint Environment –> 6 lectures • 41min.
  • Module 2 – Creating New Presentation and Slides –> 3 lectures • 21min.
  • Module 3 – Working with and Editing Text –> 2 lectures • 16min.
  • Module 4 – Formatting Text and Layouts –> 5 lectures • 29min.
  • Module 5 – Tables + Graphics & Slide Designs, Shows, Transition & Animations –> 14 lectures • 1hr 33min.

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Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of using a windows operating system interface like Windows 10 or any other windows.
  • Ensure you have Ms PowerPoint installed on your laptop or computer via Microsoft Office package (e.g. Ms Office 365 or any other).
  • A laptop or desktop computer.

The Microsoft PowerPoint (Ms-PowerPoint) application is one of the many applications in the Microsoft Office package. Ms-PowerPoint is used in offices, schools, and organizations to create simple and creative presentations for communicating information to a group of people or audience.

 

Course Objectives

In this Ms-PowerPoint course, we will utilize a practical or hands-on approach to show how you can create simple presentation slides with pre-formatted texts, tables and adding some graphics and designs. You will learn the skills of editing texts, formatting texts, creating tables, adding designs to your presentation, and using graphics and other tools.

 

Pre-Requirements and Target Audience

The course is designed for both beginners who do not have any prior background in Ms-PowerPoint, and for intermediate level people who also wish to extend their practical/hand-on skills and knowledge.

To achieve or fully take advantage of this course, you need to have some prior knowledge Windows operating system environments.

 

Job Opportunities – The course also enables you to find jobs in the following areas

  • Secretarial job in any organization
  • Freelancer – Create presentations adaptable to the need of an individual or group and get paid based on hours spent
  • Marketing jobs (presentations for marketing goods and/or services)
  • Education as a trainer/instructor in a primary school, secondary/high school, private firms etc.
  • Start your own Computer Business and Computer Training for Ms-PowerPoint with little income/investment.

 

Course Modules / Structure

The Course is divided into 5 Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Ms-PowerPoint Environment

Module 2: Creating New Presentation and Slides

Module 3: Working with and Editing Text

Module 4: Formatting Text and Layouts

Module 5: Tables + Graphics and Designs + Slide Designs, Shows, Transition and Animations

 

Finding the Course (Modules) Contents

For each module, a number of videos are made available. These guide you step-by-step through the course. If you have issues with the course materials, please send us a feedback.