Course Description

Microsoft PowerPoint allows the information worker to create and manage presentations.

Students will learn how to: add and edit text; create templates; add and modify slides layouts and themes; add and modify WordArt, graphics, shapes or illustrations, SmartArt, tables and charts; create and modify slide masters; add, remove and create custom animations; use slideshow features; create a presentation from an outline; import slides; insert hyperlinks, media clips and sounds; view and manage markups and comments; add signatures and security; remove hidden data; create self-running presentations and publish to a web server.

Course Details


  • Registrations within 24 hours of course start time must be made by phone (403-220-2866).

Course Content

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create a presentation
  • Format a presentation using slide masters
  • Customize presentation options and views
  • Configure and present slideshows
  • Insert and formats slides, shapes, text, tables, charts, SmartArt, images, and media
  • Apply transitions between slides
  • Animate slide content
  • Set timing for transitions and animations
  • Merge content from multiple presentations
  • Track changes and resolve differences
  • Print, save, protect and share presentations


  • This course does not have prerequisites, students must however meet the recommendations and requirements in the Notes section along with any proficiencies identified below.


  • Students must be familiar with the personal computer, keyboard and mouse.
  • Students must have Microsoft Windows skills and knowledge, and be able to perform the following tasks:
    • start and run Windows
    • use the taskbar, Start button and Help feature
    • use Minimize, Maximize, Restore Down/Up and Close
    • use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately
    • understand file management techniques
    • navigate between files, folders, or drives

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