PowerPoint: Presentation Basics

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Official Program Description

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You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. To enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint.


A basic understanding of PCs and the Windows operating system is helpful

Attend and You Will Learn

Getting Started with PowerPoint

  • Navigating the PowerPoint environment
  • Creating and saving a presentation

Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

  • Selecting a presentation type
  • Viewing and navigating a presentation
  • Editing text
  • Building a presentation

Performing Advanced Text Editing

  • Formatting characters
  • Formatting paragraphs
  • Formatting text boxes

Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

  • Inserting clip art and images
  • Inserting shapes

Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation

  • Editing objects
  • Formatting objects
  • Grouping objects
  • Arranging objects
  • Animating objects

Adding Tables to Your Presentation

  • Creating a table
  • Formatting tables
  • Inserting a table from other Microsoft Office applications

Adding Charts

  • Creating a chart
  • Formatting a chart
  • Inserting charts from Microsoft Excel

Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

  • Reviewing your presentation
  • Applying transitions
  • Printing your presentation
  • Delivering your presentation


  PowerPoint Presentation Basics
CTU-PPT10L1-C - 029
  2016 - TTS - Sep - Dec 2015   Status:  Available
In-Class:   Tue 9:00AM - 4:30PM
17 Nov 2015
Class Schedule: 1 Sessions
Contact Hours: 6.0
Course Fee(s):
Gov't & Non-Profit Registration Fee non-credit    $199.00
Registration Fee non-credit    $249.00
Potential Discount(s):
  0.60 CEUs
Location:   On Campus