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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

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Course Overview

This in-depth course introduces PowerPoint’s functions and will teach you how to plan and create professional-quality presentations. You will learn how to catch your audience’s attention with PowerPoint’s visual features like photo albums. As you become acquainted with Office 365, you will learn how to utilize OneDrive and PowerPoint Online’s cross-functionality—saving, editing, and sharing your presentations online.

This course is perfect for beginners looking to learn how to use the latest PowerPoint software. You will have the opportunity to create a custom presentation with content specific to your needs. By completion, you will be able to create captivating presentations and contribute to your company’s business processes.


There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the basics of Microsoft® 365 PowerPoint, and how it is different from the previous versions
  • To gain a better understanding of the various PowerPoint tools and functions, and how they can be used in your presentations, to bring more creativity into your PowerPoint slides
  • To use keyboard shortcuts to improve your efficiency and speed, while using PowerPoint
  • To learn how to standardize slides with a consistent look and feel in just a few clicks
  • To learn how to insert and format various objects into your PowerPoint presentations to enhance the message and design of your PowerPoint slides
  • To explore the inbuilt tools that can help you reduce the text on PowerPoint slides

Target Audiance

  • Corporate Executives: Senior managers enhancing their presentation skills for board meetings.
  • Sales Professionals: Sales reps learning to create impactful sales pitches and reports.
  • Marketing Specialists: Marketers mastering PowerPoint for effective marketing campaigns and strategies.
  • HR Managers: Human Resources personnel developing engaging training and onboarding presentations.

Schedule Dates

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019
08 July 2024
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019
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Course Content

  • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Normal View
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Saving a Document
  • Importing a File
  • The Status Bar

  • The Ribbon
  • Tabs
  • Groups
  • Commands
  • The Tell Me Tab

  • Adding Common Commands
  • Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
  • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups

  • Introduction to the Backstage View
  • Opening a Presentation
  • New Presentations and Presentation Templates
  • Presentation Properties
  • Adding Your Name to Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Selecting a Slide Layout
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Text from a Text File or Word Outline
  • Editing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Text as WordArt

  • Adding Images to a Slide
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting Icons
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Capturing and Inserting a Screenshot
  • Editing an Image

  • Inserting a Table
  • Formatting Tables
  • Importing Tables from Exertal Sources
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Formatting a Chart

  • Checking Spelling
  • Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  • Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  • Adding Transitions to Slides
  • Adding Speaker Notes


There are no specific prerequisites for this course. Basic computer skills and familiarity with the Windows operating system are recommended.

This course is designed for beginners who want to learn how to create professional presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2019. It is suitable for students, professionals, and anyone looking to improve their presentation skills

Yes, participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

Yes, the course includes hands-on practice sessions where participants can apply what they have learned and create their own PowerPoint presentations.

You can register for the course online through our website, by phone, or by visiting our training center in person. Early registration is recommended as class sizes are limited.

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