PowerPoint – Professional Presentations

Duration: delivered virtually over two half days

Cost: £250 +VAT per person (prices vary for bespoke courses – please enquire)

Our PowerPoint – Professional Presentations course looks at creating professional, business focussed presentations quickly and easily. It ensures delegates are aware of the key concepts in using the tool such as slide masters and by the end of the day you will be able to create and run high quality presentations.

This course is designed for new and existing users of PowerPoint who want to get the best out of the tool.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Create a new presentation
  • Amend the slide master/template
  • Create text slides
  • Animate text on slides
  • Insert pictures and objects
  • Set object animation
  • Insert and work with SmartArt
  • Create charts
  • Run a presentation
  • Creating a new presentation from a template
  • Using your company template
  • Changing slide layouts
  • Copying, deleting and inserting slides
  • Modifying the Slide Master
  • Using Slide layouts
  • Multiple Slide Masters
  • Slide dates, footers and numbers
  • Working with bullet points
  • Setting spacing
  • Changing text and bullet styles
  • Using Outline view
  • Text animation on a slide
  • Slide titles
  • Bullet points
  • Applying animation to the Slide Master
  • Slide titles
  • Bullet points
  • Applying animation to Slide Master
  • Inserting pictures
  • Inserting online pictures
  • Formatting pictures
  • Inserting lines and shapes
  • Using Quick Styles
  • Selecting and grouping objects
  • Aligning and positioning objects
  • Add text to a shape
  • Duplicating objects
  • Simple object animations
  • Inserting SmartArt Graphics
  • SmartArt formatting
  • Converting text to SmartArt
  • Creating a slide with a graph
  • Changing chart types
  • Setting chart options
  • Graph animations
  • Slide show settings
  • Using Presenter view
  • Using the PowerPoint viewer
  • Slide show presentation tips

Cost: £250 +VAT per person (prices vary for bespoke courses – please enquire)

Please click on ‘Book Your Place’ below and fill out the form below to get updates about dates for this course, or email training@underscore-group.com if you would like to discuss the course before booking.

Alternatively please get in touch to discuss bespoke programme options.


This course is being delivered virtually across two half day sessions.

Price: £250 +VAT includes:

  • Detailed reference materials
  • Experienced trainer for the day
  • Free access to our LinkedIn Group
  • Free 6 month post course support (IT courses only)

Excellent course and trainer, I would recommend it, very clear explanation, very friendly and competent teacher. I found understanding the master structure behind the slides one of the most useful elements.

Willis Towers Watson logoHarry, Willis Towers Watson

Excellent course and trainer, I would most definitely recommend it! Really well structured, clearly explained and excellent reference book to take away. Finding out exactly what the system could do was a real eye opener. Venue lovely. All administration really good. Great reference book to take away which will be very helpful

Andrea, Colas Ltd.
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