Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 Level 1

Provided by WWP Training Ltd

This course is aimed at people who want to learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create slides in order to run effective and interesting presentations. The course is suitable for either beginners or people with limited experience of the product.

Students who wish to attend this course need to be familiar with the use of a PC keyboard and mouse.


On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

Understand the concepts of a presentation package
Develop simple presentations
Create, enhance and print presentation slides
Create simple charts and add to slides
Edit presentation masters to create standard layouts
Use clip art in presentations
Use different views
Use the drawing tools
Use the help feature

Course Content

Exploring PowerPoint

Starting PowerPoint
Working with PowerPoint Windows
Using Menu Commands
Displaying & Hiding Toolbars
Displaying Hidden Toolbar Buttons
Changing Menu & Toolbar Options
Using the Task Pane
Using Basic Presentation Skills

Entering Text into a Presentation
Saving, closing & opening a New Presentation
Adding & Navigating Slides
Creating a New Folder
Renaming an Existing Presentation
Using a Design Template
Using the AutoContent Wizard
Switching Views
Formatting & Editing Text

Modifying the Font
Adding & Removing Bullets & Numbers
Using the Format Painter
Setting Tab Stops
Using the AutoFit Options Smart Tag
Setting Style Check Options
Moving/ Copying Text between Slides
Using the Paste Options Smart Tag
Using the Clipboard Task Pane
Importing Text from Word
Correcting Spelling & Text Errors

Printing Presentations
Selecting Page Setup Options
Previewing a Presentation
Printing Slides, Speaker Notes & Handouts
Editing Presentation Masters

Working with the Slide Master, Notes Master
& Handout Master
Formatting the Title Master
Applying Multiple Masters
Preserving a Slide Master
Changing a Font for a Presentation
Adding a Placeholder to a slide
Using Graphic Images

Using the Insert Clip Art Task Pane
Formatting a Graphic
Inserting a Picture & Formatting a Picture
Recolouring Clip Art Images
Inserting Clips with Clip Organiser
Organising Clips
Working with Drawing Objects

Using the Drawing Toolbar
Drawing an Enclosed Object
Displaying the Drawing Guides & Grid
Formatting an Object
Working with Simple Charts

Using Views

Selecting Multiple Slides
Moving, Duplicating, Copying & Deleting
Slides in Slide Sorter View
Running & Navigating a Slide Show
Setting Slide Transitions
Adding Speaker Notes
Using the Pen to Annotate
Changing the Pen Colour
Adding Action Items
Using Online Help