Half day hands-on Microsoft PowerPoint - Introduction (Also available live online)

The primary objective of this half day hands-on PowerPoint course is to introduce you to the basics Sessions are run at our premises in Cambridge, but can also be held at your workplace or as virtual sessions.

Founder, Karen Roem, in front of the training venue

Getting started

  • what is PowerPoint? 
  • using the PowerPoint ribbons
  • using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • displaying help information, exiting from PowerPoint

Creating text slides

  • resetting the working folder
  • creating a new presentation
  • adding a new slide to a presentation
  • saving a presentation, editing the text on a slide
  • working in the slides tab
  • resetting the line spacing of paragraphs
  • closing a presentation file

Using the drawing toolbar

  • reopening a presentation file, moving a placeholder
  • adding an autoshape to a slide
  • adding text to an autoshape
  • printing slides

Creating a PowerPoint table

  • adding a PowerPoint table to a slide
  • formatting a PowerPoint table

Including pictures in a presentation

  • inserting a clip art image into a slide
  • entering additional text on a slide

Using design templates

  • applying a design template to a presentation
  • changing the color scheme for slides
  • adding a footer to slides

Creating speaker notes

  • entering text on a notes page
  • adding a header and footer to notes pages and handouts
  • using PowerPoint print options

Producing a slide show

  • running a slide show
  • changing the order of slides in a slide show
  • excluding a slide from a slide show
  • adding transition effects to slides

Additional PowerPoint features

  • basing a new presentation on a design template
  • using the spelling checker
  • using the thesaurus
  • resetting and replacing fonts in a presentation

Price: £135 (10% discount for Cambridge Network members)

The maximum class size is four, providing computer training in a friendly, non-threatening atmosphere. You will be led through each topic and there will be plenty of opportunity for hands-on exercises, questions and individual support.

Book online or email karen@roem.co.uk or call Karen on 01223 214177

Once your booking is confirmed, the course is guaranteed to run.


About Roem Limited

Karen Roem founded Roem Limited in 2001, aiming to bring innovation and imagination into an area that can often be perceived as dry. As the many course participants who have benefited from Roem training since then can testify, she has succeeded. The company is now a highly respected independent provider of one-to-one and group training courses for Microsoft Office and Windows.
(The Institute of IT Training - now known as the Learning and Performance Institute - has "commended ... the excellent work that Roem Ltd is carrying out".)


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