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Microsoft PowerPoint Masterclass

  • Includes PowerPoint Masterclass course materials, manual, & certificate
  • ​Microsoft PowerPoint tips and tricks taught by an experienced instructor
  • Become a competent user of PowerPoint in just one day

Available delivery methods for this course:




Live Virtual

Course Information

Microsoft PowerPoint Masterclass Overview

During this one-day course, numerous topics will be taught, meaning that trainees will be given the chance to thoroughly explore a range of elements of the Microsoft PowerPoint program and have the opportunity to make the most of this training experience. The topics covered are described below:


Working with Presentations

  • Opening Multiple Presentations

  • Switching Between Open Presentations

  • Understanding Presentation Views

  • Changing Presentation Views

  • Navigating a Presentation


Your First Presentation

  • Creating Presentations in PowerPoint

  • Creating a Presentation

  • Applying Theme Variants

  • Typing Text into a Slide

  • Inserting New Slides

  • Typing Text Using the Outline Pane

  • Applying Slide Transitions

  • Previewing a Slide Show


Working with Text

  • Editing Text

  • Understanding Font Formatting

  • Applying Font Formatting

  • Applying Paragraph Formatting

  • Changing Bullet and Numbering Styles

  • Moving and Resizing Placeholders

  • Applying WordArt to Text

  • Converting Text to SmartArt


Slide Layouts

  • Understanding Slide Layouts

  • Inserting a Title Slide

  • Inserting a Title and Content Slide

  • Inserting a Section Header Slide

  • Inserting a Table

  • Inserting a Picture with Caption Slide

  • Inserting a Chart

  • Changing the Slide Layout



  • Understanding Clip Art and Pictures

  • Inserting a Picture from File

  • Inserting an Online Picture

  • Resizing an Image

  • Positioning an Image

  • Modifying Graphics

  • Inserting a Screenshot

  • Inserting a Screen Clip/Shot

  • Creating a Photo Album


Smart Art

  • Understanding SmartArt

  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic

  • Inserting Text into SmartArt

  • Adding Shapes Below

  • Adding Shapes Above

  • Adding Shapes Before and After

  • Adding an Assistant

  • Promoting and Demoting Shapes

  • Switching SmartArt Right to Left

  • Resizing SmartArt

  • Changing the SmartArt Layout

  • Applying a Colour Scheme

  • Applying a SmartArt Style

  • Deleting SmartArt Shapes

  • Presenting Polished Presentations

  • Presentation Methods and Hardware

  • Exporting a Blocked Senders List

  • Deleting Junk Email


Animations and Transitions

  • Understanding Animation

  • Animating Text

  • Animating Objects

  • Applying Multiple Effects

  • Applying Motion Paths

  • The Animation Pane

  • Setting the Timing

  • Animating SmartArt Graphics

  • Using Slide Transitions


Media and Action Buttons

  • Understanding Media in PowerPoint

  • Inserting an Online Video

  • Inserting an Online Audio Clip

  • Formatting Media Clips

  • Editing Audio Clips

  • Optimising and Compressing Media

  • Understanding Action Buttons

  • Inserting Action Buttons


Slide Masters

  • Viewing the Slide Master

  • Changing the Master Font

  • Modifying Bullets

  • Inserting an Image

  • Applying Slide Transitions to the Slide Master

  • Inserting Slide Numbers

  • Creating Custom Slide Layouts

  • Modifying Slide Layouts


Effective Presentations

  • Planning a Presentation

  • Make It Readable

  • The Four Pillars of Great Design

  • Perfect Presentation Layouts

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Microsoft PowerPoint Masterclass Overview

Our Microsoft PowerPoint course provides new and existing users with the essential understanding and skills to be able to master the basic features of this popular presentation program. Upon completion of this one-day course, candidates will be able to create engaging and unique presentations, using skills such as:

  • Creating, saving, and printing presentation

  • Creating slides and modifying slide set-up

  • Work with and format text

  • Use various editing views

  • Insert and work with clip art and pictures


Tips and Tricks

The tips and tricks sections have been specially designed to demonstrate to delegates the hidden shortcuts through PowerPoint, which will greatly improve productivity and efficiency. Some useful tricks that delegates can acquire from this course include:

  • How to recover unsaved presentations

  • How to create a custom background

  • How to alter transition duration

  • Combine shapes

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Who should attend this course?

This course is ideal for those who wish to learn more about the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint.



There are no official prerequisites, and so individuals with little to no experience of Microsoft PowerPoint are welcome to attend. However, it would be useful for delegates to already have basic skills e.g. experience of using the Microsoft Windows Operating System.

It is not required for candidates to take an examination.


This training course includes the following: 

  • The Knowledge Academy's Microsoft PowerPoint Masterclass Manual 

  • A Masterclass Completion Certificate

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Refreshments

Microsoft PowerPoint Masterclass FAQs

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.
Anyone looking to gain more knowledge in using Microsoft PowerPoint.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during, and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, a course manual, an experienced instructor, and refreshments.
This course is 1 day long.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email that contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda, and payment receipts.
Please arrive at the training venue at 8.45am for a prompt 9am start. Training usually runs until around 5pm. You will be provided with a number of breaks throughout the day.

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