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Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction
Microsoft PowerPoint Introduction


The best solution for Introduction To Powerpoint 2013 Training Courses

A hands-on one-day course with free e-learning revision after your training and pre-course online skills testing. Free bespoke course design is also available for private classes if the content needs to be adjusted
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Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course


This course covers 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 versions

Blended learning

Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes and standard on-site/private classes (not available for bespoke courses) .


This is a one-day training course structured into 6 modules

This intensive one-day training course is designed to enable users to get to grips with the main features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016, including a thorough treatment of the 'Ribbon' interface, originally introduced with Powerpoint 2007. It is entirely 'hands on', so delegates will get practice in using the software in a real life and practical way.
The course is intended for new users of Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 who want to become productive in the shortest possible time. Delegates should be proficient in using a PC with the Microsoft Windows operating system, but no prior experience with PowerPoint is required.
MODULE 1:  Getting Started with Powerpoint
Learning outcomes:
Gain an understanding of basic features and tools within PowerPoint, required to start planning and creating slideshows.
Topics covered:
  • Meeting Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Working with Your Presentation
  • Editing Your Presentation
  • Arranging Slides
  • Getting Help in PowerPoint
MODULE 2:  Understanding & Customising the PowerPoint Interface
Learning outcomes:
Familiarise yourself with groups of tools and customise the workspace to easily access your favourite commands.
Topics covered:
  • Getting Acquainted
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Tabs and Groups
  • Customising the Ribbon
MODULE 3:  Creating and Formatting Presentations
Learning outcomes:
Begin putting the elements of your presentation together, creating and formatting bullet points, text and objects.
Topics covered:
  • Using Templates
  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Basic Editing Tools
  • Formatting Text: Effects; Fonts and Spacing
  • Formatting Text: Alignment; Indenting and Lists
  • Advanced Text Tools
MODULE 4:  Adding Shapes and Art to Your Presentation
Learning outcomes:
Use shapes and text boxes to develop diagrams and graphics. Format and customise the appearance of drawing objects.
Topics covered:
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Working with Shapes
  • Working with Text and Shapes
  • Advanced Shape Tasks
MODULE 5:  Viewing and Printing Your Presentation
Learning outcomes:
Understand different ways of viewing and running a presentation. Prepare the layout and print a PowerPoint file.
Topics covered:
  • Using Layouts and Views
  • Viewing a Slide Show
  • Preparing Your Presentation
  • Printing Your Presentation
MODULE 6:  Adding the Finishing Touches
Learning outcomes:
Finalise your presentation by proofing and adding interest with animation and transitions.
Topics covered:
  • Research Tools
  • Using Themes and Backgrounds
  • Creating Slide Transitions
  • Creating Basic Animations
  • Creating Advanced Animations

Powerpoint Advanced

[Duration: one day]

Powerpoint Advanced

  • Managing PowerPoint Files
  • Working with Pictures
  • Adding Multimedia to a Presentation
  • Adding Tables Charts and Diagrams
  • Setting up Slide Masters
  • Reviewing Presentations
  • Creating Advanced Types of Shows



Hilary Johnson , Dec 19 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Claire is an excellent trainer"

Debra Farmer, Dec 1 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Great trainer, a one-to-one experience, would recommend to colleagues."

Coral Chard, Nov 7 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "Thank you for a fun time."

Doina Munteanu, Oct 24 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "Excellent tutor and plenty of supporting material."

Claire Randle , Jun 23 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Jamie was very informative and helpful and I feel I got a great deal from the session, please pass on my thanks."

John Frame, Jun 13 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "thank you"

Sacha Van-Opstal, Mar 29 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "I liked the format of the course specifically that it was focussed on the needs of the attendees rather than a strict following of the training materials. Thanks Tony!"

Andrea Russell, Mar 17 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Very good tutor."

Manjinder Sidhu, Feb 1 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "The trainer, Martin, was excellent and must be commended on his efforts."

Angela Moore , Jan 20 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "I was very impressed with my trainer's style of teaching and her knowledge."

Mark Giles, Jan 7 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Really enjoyed the course"

kieron shrewsbury, Oct 19 2015
Course rating of 5 stars "Is was fun and informative, I work on a Mac so had a few translation problems from the PC version when first using powerpoint on my machine. I have done a presentation since the course and it went well. Thank you."

Nealm Johnson, Oct 15 2015
Course rating of 5 stars "Mandy was very professional and made learning fun as I was unaware of any PowerPoint activities. "

Georgina Georgiou, Sep 10 2015
Course rating of 5 stars "My trainer was very friendly and approachable so I didn't mind asking silly questions! "

Hannah Regan, Aug 27 2015
Course rating of 4 stars "Excellent trainer, thank you Claire."



Blended learning
FREE E-learning Revision

With our latest Microsoft Powerpoint courses, you get free e-learning revision for a full 12 months after your class so you can reinforce the knowledge you have gained.

Access is simple: go to and log in using your email address.   This will give you free access to our e-learning revision modules.

Note: These have been developed and written exclusively by Activia to maximise effectiveness, by matching the e-learning exactly to what you cover in class.   We hope you have fun, on the day of the course and with honing your knowledge afterwards!

General Information

All Activia introduction to powerpoint 2013 training courses have been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Microsoft Powerpoint training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Microsoft Powerpoint courses is 8 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 6 delegates.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 10 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the Microsoft Powerpoint course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Training location
Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
Speedy course booking
You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
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if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:













Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itenerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With every Microsoft Powerpoint training course with Activia, you get a free workbook as well as downloadable exercises, which match the course content exactly, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. With all Powerpoint 2007 to 2016 courses, you are also given 12 months access to free e-learning revision which will further help you to reinforce the lessons you have learned.

Every delegate on a Microsoft Powerpoint course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.


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We can enhance your skills with training in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 at any of our twelve training centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices: if you have groups of three or more staff who need training, this is a very convenient, flexible and cost effective option. Moreover, most of our introduction to powerpoint 2013 courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering Business training all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of training for PowerPoint 2013 to ensure constantly improving standards of quality.   So you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give you a great return on your investment in Training for PowerPoint 2013 from Activia.

Why not contact us today to see how we can help with providing your courses for Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 ?

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