Master Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation in Just 1 Day – Boost Your Presentation Skills!

Unlock the full potential of Microsoft PowerPoint in just one day! Our foundation course is meticulously designed to transition beginners into confident presenters by navigating through Microsoft PowerPoint’s vast environment. Whether you aim to impress in the boardroom or bring your classroom presentations to life, this training course is your fast track to becoming proficient with PowerPoint.

Key Details

Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 day

What is included with the Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation course?

Delivery of the Microsoft Excel Intermediate, 1-day course

Delivered by a highly experienced instructor

Access to the Vantage 365 Learner Support Microsoft Engage community so that questions and discussions can take place with the trainers and other learners

Meet some of our trainers

To maximise the success of our learners, we use only the best instructors, who are not only adept at delivering the training material, but live and breath the technology as well. This allows them to bring huge amounts of their own experiences to bring the material to life.

Suzanne Driver

Suzanne Driver

Book your course today!

There is no better time to take accountability for your education. Start by checking out our available dates and booking your spot.

Who should attend the Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation course?

This foundation training is the perfect opportunity for beginners with little to no experience in PowerPoint. It’s particularly beneficial for aspiring confident office admins, educators seeking to leverage technology in teaching, or any professional eager to elevate their presentation skills. If you have ever felt limited by your ability to convey ideas visually, this foundation course is designed with your success in mind.

Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation
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What are the course objectives of the Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation course?

The course is structured to equip participants with the ability to create and save PowerPoint presentations that stand out, make use of advanced formatting options, and incorporate animations that captivate audiences. Beyond practical skills, our course aims to accredit participants with a certificate of achievement, validating their acquired proficiency in PowerPoint 2016 and Office 365, and laying a strong foundation for continuous learning in Microsoft Office applications.

How will the Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation course help me?

By the successful completion of our foundation course, you will not only learn how to use PowerPoint effectively but also gain the confidence to apply these skills in a real-world context. The online learning format ensures flexibility, allowing you to learn at your own pace and convenience. Furthermore, this course is accredited, meaning you’ll earn CPD points and receive a certificate of achievement – a testament to your newfound expertise and years’ experience condensed into a single day of immersive training. Enroll now and transition from a PowerPoint beginner to a presentation pro, armed with the knowledge to utilize every feature within PowerPoint for your career advancement.

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There is no better time to take accountability for your education. Start by checking out our available dates and booking your spot.

Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation Course Overview

Module 1 – Creating and Editing a Basic Presentation

  • Navigating the Microsoft PowerPoint screen layout 
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation 
  • Adding, Editing and Deleting text slides 
  • Applying Slide Layouts 
  • Applying different Designs to a Presentation 
  • Working with bullet points in a Presentation 
  • Understanding PowerPoint Views 
  • Collaborating on a Presentation with colleagues 

Module 2 – Working with Images in Presentations

  • Inserting Shapes and Images on a Slide  
  • Selecting, Moving, Copying, Aligning Shapes, Icons and Images 
  • Formatting Images and Shapes 
  • Working with Images as Slide Background 

Module 3 – Working with Slide Master

  • Understanding the Slide Master 
  • Applying Logo to all Slides in a Presentation 
  • Managing Text Styles in a Presentation 

Module 4 – Preparing PowerPoint for Delivery

  • Setting up a PowerPoint Presentation 
  • Slide Transitions 
  • Working with Presenter Coach 
  • Rehearse a Presentation 
  • Printing/PDF Slides, Handouts and Notes 

Module 5 – Basics of Delivering a Presentation

  • Delivering Presentation with Presenter View 
  • PowerPoint Live Delivery Options 
  • Techniques of Presentation Delivery 

Book your Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation course today!

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    PowerPoint Foundation

    1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
    The perfect introduction to using PowerPoint to create engaging presentations, improving the visual appeal, formatting, and finally delivery of the presentation.
    • £270.00 excl. VAT

What courses follow on from Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation?

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites for taking the Master Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation course?

This course is suitable for anyone interested in boosting their presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint. There are no specific entry requirements, making it perfect for beginners or those needing a refresher. You’ll be guided through the basics of the PowerPoint environment, ensuring you become a confident office admin or presenter.

What does the course curriculum cover?

The course offers a comprehensive introduction to using Microsoft PowerPoint, from creating basic slides to more advanced features like smartart, text boxes, design themes, and video creation. The curriculum also touches on presentation tips such as proper use of templates, paragraph formatting, and adding footers and slide numbering to your slides. By the end, you’ll be well-versed in the full spectrum of PowerPoint features.

Will I receive a certificate upon completing the course?

Yes, upon successful completion of the course and its multiple-choice test, you will receive a pdf certificate accredited by the CPD Certification Service. This certification service creates value towards your CV, as it demonstrates your initiative in improving your skills and knowledge in the PowerPoint environment.

I’m also interested in learning Microsoft Excel. Do people who use PowerPoint also buy courses in Excel?

Yes, many students interested in enhancing their office productivity skills also invest in Microsoft Excel courses. Learning both PowerPoint and Excel is highly beneficial as it further broadens your suite of office skills, making you more versatile and efficient in an office environment. We often see students taking advantage of bundle deals that offer training in both areas.

What kind of technical support can I expect during the course?

Our students receive full technical support throughout the course duration. Whether you have a question about accessing materials, navigating through different course modules, or any issues within PowerPoint, our dedicated support team is on hand to assist you, ensuring a smooth and enriching learning experience.

How can this PowerPoint course improve my career prospects?

Mastering Microsoft PowerPoint can significantly enhance your career prospects, whether you’re aiming to become a confident office admin or a dynamic presenter. The skills you’ll acquire are highly sought after in a wide range of industries and professions. With the certificate you gain, you’ll be able to add a recognized accreditation to your CV, demonstrating your new skills to potential employers.

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