Creating High-Impact PowerPoint Presentations: A Comprehensive Course

This course covers the essential features of MS PowerPoint.


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Course Info

This course covers the essential features of MS PowerPoint. It is meant for users wanting to learn how to create, enhance & customise their presentations. Concept & design tips on creating an effective presentation to capture the audience attention will be discussed in this course.

What Will I Learn From This Course?

Understand the presentation concepts

Create cover slide, text slides, graphs, organization chart

Insert picture/clipart, animation, movies and sounds to enhance presentations

Use WordArt to create creative text

Create speaker’s notes

Setup, Run and control slides for presentation

Print audience handouts

Add your own presentation to the Auto Content Wizard

Customise Slide Master layout

Import text and table from Word

Import charts and data from Excel

Use Pack and Go features

Create hyperlinks

Create summary slides


Knowledge of Microsoft Windows

Course Outline for This Programme

1. Module: The Basics
• Getting Started
• Signing In
• Saving a Presentation
• Opening a Presentation
• Creating a New Presentation

2. Module: Your First Presentation
• Adding Content
• Adding Notes
• Selecting Text and Objects
• Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
• Using Undo and Redo
• Checking Your Spelling

3. Module: Creating Slides
• Adding Slides to a Presentation
• Selecting, Moving, and Deleting Slides
• Changing and Resetting the Layout
• Working with Sections
• Viewing the Slide Show

4. Module: Formatting Text
• Changing the Font Face, Size, and Colour
• Changing Character Spacing
• Applying Text Effects
• Working with the Font Dialog
• Using the Format Painter
• Clearing Formatting

5. Module: Working with Text
• Using Find and Replace
• Applying Bullets and Numbers
• Changing Text Alignment
• Formatting Text as Columns
• Changing Line Spacing
• Changing Text Direction

6. Module: Formatting the Presentation
• Choosing a Theme
• Choosing a Variant
• Changing the Slide Size
• Formatting the Slide Background
• Adding Headers and Footers to Slides

7. Module: Inserting Art and Objects, Part One
• Inserting Tables
• Inserting Charts
• Inserting SmartArt
• Inserting Equations
• Drawing Shapes
• Inserting Text Boxes

8. Module: Inserting Art and Objects, Part Two
• Creating Photo Albums
• Inserting Pictures
• Inserting Videos
• Inserting Screenshots
• Inserting Audio

9. Module: Advanced Slide Tasks
• Creating a Basic Animation
• Customizing Animations
• Using the Animation Painter
• Adding a Transition
• Customizing Transitions

10. Module: Viewing and Printing Your Presentation
• Viewing the Slide Show
• Using Views
• Using Zoom
• Using Presenter View
• Printing a Presentation
• Printing Notes and Handouts

11. Module: Saving and Sharing Your Presentation
• Saving a Presentation as PDF or XPS
• Packaging a Presentation for CD
• 3E-Mailing a Presentation
• Sharing Your Presentation on SkyDrive
• Publishing Your Slides to a SharePoint Site
• Presenting Online

12. Module: Customizing the Interface
• Changing Ribbon Display Options
• Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
• Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs
• Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs
• Resetting Interface Changes

1. Module: Using Slide Masters, Part One
• Opening Slide Master View
• Creating Slide Layouts
• Working with Placeholders
• Changing the Slide Layout

2. Module: Using Slide Masters, Part Two
• Preserving Slide Masters
• Updating Master Slides
• Using Multiple Slide Masters in a Presentation
• Removing Masters from a Presentation

3. Module: Working with Templates
• Creating a Template
• Saving a Template
• Using a Template
• Editing a Template

4. Module: Using Handout Masters
• Opening Handout Master View
• Editing the Handout Master
• Setting Layout Options
• Creating Handouts in Microsoft Word

5. Module: Using Notes Masters
• Opening Notes Master View
• Editing the Notes Master
• Setting Layout Options
• Printing Notes Pages

6. Module: Working with Comments
• Inserting Comments
• Viewing Comments
• Navigating Through Comments
• Replying to Comments
• Deleting Comments

7. Module: Reviewing a Presentation
• Sending a Presentation for Review
• Comparing Presentations
• Navigating Through Markup
• Accepting and Rejecting Markup
• Ending the Review

8. Module: Advanced Animation Techniques, Part One
• Choosing a Basic Effect
• Setting Effect Options
• Customizing the Trigger
• Editing the Motion Path
• Setting Start Options
• Modifying Duration and Delay

9. Module: Advanced Animation Techniques, Part Two
• Setting Animation Options
• Changing the Order of Animations
• Using the Animation Painter
• Using the Animation Pane

10. Module: Advanced Presentation Techniques
• Recording and Narrating a Show
• Setting Narration Options
• Using Presenter View
• Creating a Video from a Presentation
• Creating a Show-Only File
• Presenting Your Slides Online

11. Module: Creating a Custom Show
• Hiding a Single Slide
• Creating a Custom Show
• Editing a Custom Show
• Presenting a Custom Show
• Deleting a Custom Show

12. Module: Managing PowerPoint Files
• Optimizing Media Compatibility
• Compressing Media
• Working with Versions
• Recovering Unsaved Files
• Protecting a Presentation with a Password

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Chin Chee Chong has been in the Information Technology industry for the past 21 years starting with PC hardware where he is well-versed in troubleshooting and assembling of PCs. Thereafter, he ventured into IT software applications specializing in IT training and development for Microsoft Office users.

He is one of the certified training pioneers in Malaysia having attained his Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor (MOS) as well as a list of certifications stating that he has sound knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. He also carries the title Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) by Microsoft USA. Having spent the last 15 years in this training field, his vast experience has equipped him with substantial knowledge to excel in the training field.

His extensive tutelage experiences are from conducting training courses for a number of corporate companies. Among his software training clients are American Insurance Group Berhad (AIG), Allianz General Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Citibank Berhad, Favelle Favco Berhad, EC-Council Academy, HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, Institute of Bankers Malaysia (IBBM), Jerneh Insurance Berhad, OCBC Bank Berhad, Proton Holding Berhad, Shell Information Technology International, Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd, SP Setia Berhad, Wong Engineering Electronics Berhad and many more.

Besides the corporate sector, Mr Chin also trains the government sector such as Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan (JPJ Academy Malacca), Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB), Ministry of Health (MOH), Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDec), Tentera Laut DiRaja Malaysia (TLDM) as well as universities like UITM Shah Alam, University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Multimedia University (Cyberjaya & Melaka Campus) and Monash University (Sunway).

Mr Chin is currently a freelance trainer and has attached himself with a few well-known training providers as one of their outsource trainers.