Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation

The Microsoft PowerPoint Foundation Course is the perfect introduction to using PowerPoint to create engaging presentations. As well as becoming familiar with the PowerPoint environment, you will format text, change the visual effects of the slides and even add tables and charts to be able to present information to your audience.

Key Details

Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 day

Who should attend this course?

The PowerPoint Foundation course is intended for new users to PowerPoint, or those who have been using PowerPoint for some time without any formal tuition or as a refresher of the fundamentals. The intended audience includes:

  • Business Users
  • Information Workers
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Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Create a PowerPoint presentation from templates.
  • Understand how to work with text and images.
  • Learn to Prepare your Presentation for Delivery.
  • Understand how to Present your Slides.


Delegates should be able to perform basic functions with personal computers, keyboard and mouse.

For virtual classes, delegates will need to have Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, 2016, 2019, or 365 (desktop) installed.

Public Course

Public course costs are inclusive of refreshments (physical courses only), courseware and lab access, and a practice exam voucher.

£270 per person *

* prices are stated exclusive of VAT

Private Course

Bring the instructor and the course directly into your organisation to maximise the learning benefits.

£2,600 per course *

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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 

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