Powerpoint Training

Chicago, Los Angeles

Looking for a PowerPoint training class in Chicago or Los Angeles?

All our PowerPoint classes are taught by live instructors present in the classroom. They will teach you step-by-step how to create professional presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.

Suitable for PowerPoint 2013, 2016, 2019 & 365 users.

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What's Included

  • PowerPoint training manual
  • Certificate of course completion
  • Average class size is 4-5 students.
  • FREE class repeat valid for 6 months

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Powerpoint Course Outlines

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PowerPoint Basics
  • Exploring the PowerPoint Environment
  • Starting PowerPoint
  • Opening an Existing Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Interface
  • Exploring Views
  • Getting Help
Creating a Presentation
  • Types of new Presentations
  • Backstage View
  • Creating a Blank Presentation
  • Creating a Presentation from a Template
  • Creating and Modifying Slide Content
  • Slides and their Elements
  • Inserting Text on a Slide
  • Adding, Deleting and Hiding Slides in a Presentation
  • Navigating a Presentation
  • Inserting a Hyperlink on a Slide
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Inserting Images
Formatting
  • Working with Slide Masters and Layouts
  • About Slide Masters
  • Applying a Theme to a Presentation
  • Headers and Footers
  • Applying a Layout to a Slide
  • Formatting Slides and Text
  • About Text Styles
  • Changing Master Text Styles
  • Changing Individual Slide Text Styles
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • About Slide Backgrounds
  • Using Gridlines
Working with Shapes and Images
  • Creating and Formatting Shapes
  • About Shapes
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Curved Shapes
  • Useful Tools for Working with Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Shape Styles
  • Layering, Aligning and Grouping Shapes
  • About Images
  • Inserting Images from a Local File
  • Inserting Online Images
  • Sizing and Moving Images
  • Cropping Images
  • Applying Styles and Effects
Working with Charts and Tables
  • About Charts
  • ChartTypes
  • Adding a Chart to a Presentation
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Chart Elements
  • Changing the Chart Layout
  • Applying Chart Styles
  • Inserting an Excel Chart
  • Editing Chart Data
  • About Tables
  • Creating Tables
  • Inserting a Table
  • Entering Data
  • Applying Styles
  • The Table Style Options
  • Importing Tables
Transitions, Importing Content and Printing
  • SlideTransitions
  • ApplyingthesameTransitionto all Slides
  • ApplyingTransitionsto Individual Slides
  • Additional Text Options
  • Text from other Sources
  • Importing a Word Document
  • Importing a PDF File
  • Creating WordArt from Text
  • Printing in PowerPoint
  • Previewing your Printout
  • Setting Print Options

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

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Advanced Formatting
  • Inserting and Formatting SmartArt
  • About SmartArt
  • Creating SmartArt
  • Converting Lists to SmartArt
  • SmartArt Tools
  • Changing Layouts
  • Promoting and Moving List Items
  • Changing Styles and Colors
  • Shapes and Shape Styles
  • SmartArt Charts
  • Creating an Organization Chart
  • Adding Shapes to a Chart
  • Working with Multiple Slide Masters
  • The Edit Master Group
  • Adding a Slide Master to a Presentation
  • Duplicating a Slide Master
  • Applying Masters to Slides
  • Restoring slide-master Placeholders
  • Creating Presentation Sections
  • Page Setup Options
Animation, Time Effects and Media
  • About Animation
  • Animating Text
  • Animating Shapes
  • Modifying Animations
  • Customizing Animations
  • Copying Animations
  • Timing of Animation and Transition Effects
  • Inserting and Formatting Media
  • About Media
  • Adding Sounds Effects
  • Inserting an Audio Object on a Slide
  • Adding Video
  • Online Videos
  • Video Tools
Reviewing Content, Tracking Changes and Saving
  • Proofing your Presentation
  • Automatic Spell Checking
  • Using the Spelling Pane
  • Proofing Options
  • AutoCorrect Options
  • About Comments
  • Adding Comments
  • Managing Comments
  • Comparing Presentations
  • Reviewing Changes
  • Saving a Presentation in other Formats
  • Available Formats
  • Creating PDFs and XPS Documents
  • Creating Word Handouts
  • About Video
  • Creating a Video
Notes and Custom Slide Shows
  • Working with Notes Pages
  • About Notes
  • Adding Notes to a Slide
  • Notes Page View
  • Notes Master View
  • Adding an extra Notes Page
  • Printing Notes Pages
  • Configuring, Rehearsing and Presenting Slide Shows
  • Presenter View
  • Mouse and Keyboard Slide-Show Controls
  • Rehearsing Slide Timings
  • Creating a Custom Slide Show
Sharing, Collaborating, and Security
  • Protecting your Presentations
  • The Info Window
  • Making a Presentation "Read-only"
  • Protecting a Presentation with a Password
  • Sharing your Presentations
  • Checking Compatibility
  • Checking Accessibility
  • Compressing Media
  • Saving to a Shared Location
  • Saving a Presentation to OneDrive
  • Inviting others to Share a Presentation

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

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Free Repeat

We recognize that trainees often benefit from repeating their class. Included in your course price is a FREE Repeat valid for 6 months. Often the repeat class can be with a different trainer too.

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Microsoft Powerpoint is not for everyone. If you decide that after half a day in class that the software is not for you, we will give you a complete refund. We will even let you keep the hard-copy training manual in case you want to give it another go in the future.

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