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Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint


The Introduction to PowerPoint course will enable participants to Identify and describe the component features that collectively make up PowerPoint.

Our Introduction course is designed for people who have little or no exposure to PowerPoint. It offers participants the opportunity to learn the basic tools used in Microsoft PowerPoint and the chance to start creating their own presentations.  Participants will be taught to manipulate and build on-screen and print based presentations.


Course details
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
  • What Is PowerPoint?
  • The PowerPoint Environment
  • The Different PowerPoint Views
  • Toolbars
  • Getting Help
Presentations and Slides
  • Creating and Opening Presentations
  • Managing Presentations
  • Managing Slides
Using Master Pages
  • Working with Slide Masters
  • Working with the Hand-out Master
  • Working with the Notes Master
Formatting and Editing Slides
  • Working with Slide Layouts
  • Applying Backgrounds
  • Modifying Slide Attributes
  • Paragraph Settings
  • Bullets and Numbering
Formatting and Editing Text
  • Adding Text to a Slide
  • Formatting Text
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Using Spell Check
  • Using the Clipboard
Slide Design
  • Working With Slide Design
  • Using Design Templates
  • Adding Colour Schemes
  • Applying Animation Schemes
Drawings and Pictures
  • Drawing Lines and Shapes
  • Using Auto shapes
  • Adding Clipart and Pictures
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Aligning Objects
Charts and Tables
  • Creating a Chart
  • Modifying a Chart
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Insert a Table
  • Using Page Setup
  • Using Print Preview
  • Printing a Presentation
Presenting the Presentation
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Navigating Slides
  • Pointer Options
  • Screen Options
  • Adding Notes to the Slide Show

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.


This course is available as customised training please contact [email protected] for further information about this option.

How to Apply

How to apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department


Study mode: Part time

Fee: Available upon request


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