Introduction to PowerPoint

Introduction to PowerPoint Training Course Objectives:

Our Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 course will show you how to create a professional presentation. We will also show you how to insert slides, add images, apply themes and some basic animation to your presentation.

We will travel onsite anywhere in Ireland

Inspire IT has delivered training in Dublin, Waterford, Kilkenny, Sligo, Galway, Donegal, Tipperary, Athlone, Dundalk, Kerry and Wexford. We have delivered training to clients all over Ireland. Our clients range from multinationals, government bodies and SME’s. We will customise any training course to suit your specific requirements.

Quality Training – Practical Benefits

Typically our courses are delivered in one day to groups of up to 10 delegates at your location. This keeps your costs down and allows your staff to learn in a familiar environment. If you don’t have your own training facility, then we can deliver training at a location to suit you, which you can arrange yourself or we can do that for you.

See below for course outline

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Introduction to PowerPointCourse Outline

  • Introduction to PowerPoint Environment
  • Creating a blank presentation
  • Examining different views in PowerPoint
  • Insert text into slides
  • Adding slides to presentation

Formatting slides in Presentation

  • How to format Text in slides
  • Formatting background colour
  • Applying template designs
  • Format line spacing
  • Change slide type

Using Tables in Presentation

  • Inserting tables into slides
  • Editing tables eg. deleting rows & columns

Using Charts in Presentation

  • How to insert charts into presentation
  • Editing Charts eg. chart type & data

Slide Position

  • Using the Slide Sorter View to change slide order
  • Delete slides from presentation


  • Applying animation to slides
  • How to apply slide transitions & effects
  • Creating custom animation
  • How to create automated slideshows

Delivering Presentation

  • Setting up Slide Show
  • Creating an automated slide show

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