Master PowerPoint in a Day


Course Overview

The Master apowerPoint in a Day course is aimed at those who want to be able to produce an effective, but simple powerpoint presentation.

Upcoming Course Dates


9.30am to 4.00pm
Stones Corner, Brisbane $319    Book Online Now >>


9.30am to 4.00pm
Stones Corner, Brisbane $319    Book Online Now >>


9.30am to 4.00pm
Cairns $341    Book Online Now >>

Course Content

PowerPoint Orientation

  • Starting PowerPoint
  • The PowerPoint Screen
  • Using Menu Commands
  • Using keyboard Shortcuts
  • Using the Toolbars
  • Using Shortcut Menus

Working with Presentations

  • Opening an Existing Presentation
  • Navigating a Presentation
  • Switching between Views
  • Task Panes
  • Closing a presentation
  • Returning to a Previous Presentation

Creating a Presentation

  • Designing a Presentation
  • Presentation Methods & Hardware
  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Adding Text Using the Outline Pane
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Adding Slides & Text
  • Previewing a Slide

Show Clip Art

  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Re-Sizing Clip Art
  • Modifying Clip Art
  • Modifying Elements of Clip Art
  • Rotating Clip Art
  • Perusing your Clips
  • Pasting from the Clipboard

Drawing Objects

  • Drawing Tools
  • Arrows & Lines
  • AutoShapes
  • Create a Flowchart
  • Adding Connectors to Flowcharts
  • Adding Text to Flowcharts
  • Editing a Grouped Object
  • Layering Objects


  • Animation Schemes
  • Custom Text Animation
  • Applying Custom Text Animation
  • Motion Paths
  • Animating Diagrams
  • Slide Transition

Slide Show Navigation

  • Slide Sorter View
  • Adding Speaker Notes
  • Creating a Summary Slide
  • Removing Slide Numbers
  • Hyperlinks
  • Internal Hyperlinks
  • Hyperlink to another Application
  • Presenting a Slide Show

Printing & Publishing

  • Printing & Publishing Options
  • Previewing & Printing Slides
  • Printing Handouts
  • Printing Notes Pages
  • Printing the Outline
  • Printing for Overhead Transparencie
  • Web Page Preview
  • Publish as Web Pages

Text Techniques

  • Resize placeholders
  • Delete placeholders
  • Add WordArt
  • Use speaker notes
  • Use text pointer in slide show

Tables, charts and diagrams

  • Create a table
  • Create a Chart
  • Create an organisation chart
  • Change layout of organisation chart

Slide Masters

  • View slide master
  • Modify master font
  • Modify master bullets
  • Add logo to all slides
  • Add slide numbers to all slides


  • Create a template
  • Use a template

Media and Action buttons

  • Insert navigation buttons on all slides
  • Insert sound effects
  • Insert movie clip

Set up shows

  • Set timing for slide show
  • Loop slide show automatically
  • Package slide show for CD distribution

Printable course information


  • Basic computer experience, including keyboard and mouse skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows

If you are not familiar with using a computer or Microsoft Windows, a workbook & CD, Introduction to computers, will give you the skills to take this PowerPoint course.