Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

Perfect course for anyone who wants to create, edit, format, and run an on-screen slide presentation!
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
File Size :
2.96 GB
Total length :
3h 21m


Patricia Hill


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Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

What you’ll learn

Create, edit and format on-screen presentations in PowerPoint
Visually display data in charts, graphs, tables and diagrams
Setup and run an on-screen slide show
Utilize PowerPoint’s built in slide show tools

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners


No prior on-screen presentation knowledge required. Must have Microsoft PowerPoint version 2007 or later.


Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners is an introductory on-screeen slide presentation course.  The target audience for this course is anyone with little or no experience using Microsoft PowerPoint.  Lesson content will be explained and presented in a way that is easy to understand and follow.  This class includes 5 lessons:  Orientation & Basics, Formatting & Editing, Working with Illustrations & Objects, Transitions & Animations, and Working with Slide Shows.  With each lesson you will be provided with Microsoft PowerPoint learning files, a PDF for each lesson, a video that explains and demonstrates each concept in the lesson, an optional activity for each lesson and a 10 question multiple choice quiz.  Upon completion of this course you will be able to create, edit, format, and run on-screen slide presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint.      Learning Microsoft PowerPoint will provide a solid foundation for learning other on-screen slide presentation programs such as:  Google Slides, Keynote, Visme, Prezi, Zoho Show, and Canva.   Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most widely used on-screen slide presentation software programs.  Microsoft estimates that roughly half a billion people use the Microsoft Office suite, which includes PowerPoint.As our world becomes more and more digitally driven, it is necessary to develop skills that enable us to better create, edit and format digital information.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction & Resources

Section 2: Lesson 1: Orientation & Basics

Lecture 2 Create New Presentation/Open Existing Presentation

Lecture 3 PowerPoint Elements and Navigation

Lecture 4 Working with Placeholders

Lecture 5 PowerPoint View Options

Lecture 6 Show and Zoom Options

Lecture 7 PowerPoint Window Options

Lecture 8 PowerPoint Print Options

Lecture 9 Saving

Section 3: Lesson 2: Formatting & Editing

Lecture 10 Formatting Text

Lecture 11 Add New Slide and Apply Slide Layout

Lecture 12 Presentation Themes, Variants, and Backgrounds

Lecture 13 Quick Styles

Lecture 14 Alignment

Lecture 15 Bullets and Numbering

Lecture 16 Slide Master

Lecture 17 Hide and Unhide Slides

Lecture 18 Find and Replace

Lecture 19 Header and Footer

Lecture 20 Thesausrs and Spelling

Section 4: Lesson 3: Working with Illustrations & Objects

Lecture 21 Tables

Lecture 22 Pictures and Screenshots

Lecture 23 Photo Album

Lecture 24 3D Models, Shapes and Icons

Lecture 25 SmartArt

Lecture 26 Charts

Lecture 27 Links, Bookmarks and Actions

Lecture 28 WordArt

Lecture 29 Object

Lecture 30 Video and Audio

Lecture 31 Screen Recording

Section 5: Lesson 4: Transitions & Animations

Lecture 32 Transitions

Lecture 33 Animations

Lecture 34 Motion Paths

Section 6: Lesson 5: Working with Slide Shows

Lecture 35 Setup Slide Show

Lecture 36 Hide/Unhide Slides

Lecture 37 Rehearse Timings

Lecture 38 Record Presentation

Lecture 39 Running a Slide Show and Using Slide Show Tools

Entry level users who what to learn how to create, edit, format and run on-screen presentationnts in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 3h 21m | 2.96 GB
Created by: Patricia Hill

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