PowerPoint 2013 Module 1 - Essential PowerPoint Techniques

Aimed At: Staff who want to create and edit simple PowerPoint presentations.

Workshop Overview

This workshop is suitable for new users to Microsoft PowerPoint.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Use features new to PowerPoint 2013
  • Design a Presentation
  • Work with existing presentations
  • Create a new presentation
  • Use a variety of PowerPoint views
  • Use a variety of slide layouts
  • Apply a PowerPoint Theme
  • Print slides
Outline Programme

The workshop programme is as follows:

  • Introduce features of PowerPoint 2013: Design tab with Theme Variants; Widescreen Slide size option; Resume reading
  • Work with existing presentations
  • Run a Slide Show
  • Be familiar with and use principles of presentation design and delivery
  • Work in Normal View
  • Work with slides in Outline View
  • Use Slide Sorter View
  • Introduce the Reading view
  • Create a simple PowerPoint presentation
  • Add Notes to a slide
  • Add & use sections in a PowerPoint presentation
  • Apply Design Themes
  • Work with placeholders, lists, text boxes and formatting
  • Add Clipart, Video and Transitions to PowerPoint slides
  • Use the new Eyedropper Tool to match colour
  • Save a PowerPoint presentation as a video (for distribution to users without PowerPoint)
  • Print from PowerPoint

To further enhance your understanding of PowerPoint, you can access our online PowerPoint courses available through SDU's Learning Resource Centre.

Booking Details

Simon Patterson

09:15 - 12:30


1/2 Day


Vicky Beesley Ext. 83424

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