Course Descriptions

PowerPoint Class

Subjects Covered

This course is intended for business people who want to create PowerPoint presentations that will be displayed on a computer or television screen, or printed as handouts or slides. Class discussion and exercises cover —

  • An overview of PowerPoint’s tools and commands, and the various working modes,
  • How to enter text in the outline and specify a hierarchy by indenting items,
  • The relationship among the Outline, Slide Master and slides,
  • How to use PowerPoint’s drawing tools,
  • How to set up a Slide Master from scratch,
  • What the theme colors are and why one should generally use primarily those colors,
  • How to apply a new template to an existing presentation,
  • What Speaker’s Notes and Handouts are and how to create and print them,
  • Applying transitions to slides,
  • How to change theme colors and create a custom set of theme colors, and
  • Use of PowerPoint’s charting feature.

6 hours, $260 (available for Windows and Macintosh)
Purchase with Advanced PowerPoint class for discounted package price of $430.

Class Format

  • Live trainer in room — not on-line or remote learning,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on classroom instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.


Dates and Registration


A working knowledge of mouse and menu-based computer applications, and the Windows or Macintosh operating system.

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Microsoft PowerPoint Course Outline, Updated October 6, 2017.