Microsoft PowerPoint 2003
Course Code: AD533

A comprehensive practical introductory course.  Use this powerful program to create effective computer presentations and slides.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Display PowerPoint Help Information

  • Create Slides and Edit

  • Check the spelling in a presentation

  • Save, close, reopen and print a presentation

  • Add an AutoShape with text to a slide

  • Insert a clip art image 

  • Apply a Design template

  • Modify the colour scheme, Title Master and Slide Master

  • Run a slide show and add transition effects

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Getting Started

  • The PowerPoint Application Window

  • Resetting the Working Folder

Creating Text Slides

  • Creating, Saving and Closing a Presentation

  • Adding and Editing additional Slides

  • Working in the Slides and Outline Tab

  • Resetting the Line Spacing of Paragraphs on a Slide

Using the Drawing Toolbar

  • Adding AutoShapes and AutoShapes with text

  • Moving Place Holders

  • Printing Slides

Creating a PowerPoint Table

  • Adding and Formatting a Table

Creating a Chart

  • Adding a Chart to a Slide

  • Modifying the Charts components

Using Clipart 

  • Inserting a Clip Art Image Into a Slide

  • Adding a Text Block

Using Design Templates

  • Applying a Template to a Presentation

  • Modify Slide & Title Master & Colour Scheme

  • Adding a Footer

Producing a Slide Show

  • Run a Slide Show & Add Transition Effects

  • Changing the Order of Slides

Additional PowerPoint Features

  • Using AutoContent Wizard

  • Using Spell Checker

  • Using the Thesaurus

  • Resetting and Replacing Fonts in a Presentation

  • Base a New Presentation on a Template

  • Exporting PowerPoint information to Word


Basic computer skills are recommended for this course.

Dates and times
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