About this course

Course type Specialist
Course code DPP03L1
Duration 1 Day

In this course you will create effective basic Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 presentations for delivery in front of an audience.

In the past, you have used paper-based overhead systems to give presentations. Now, you want to upgrade those presentations to an electronic format. You can use Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 to give electronic presentations.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for delegates who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 presentations. This course is also intended for students who wish to pursue their Microsoft Office Specialist certification in PowerPoint 2003.


  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Start an application
  • Work with Windows - minimise, maximise, open and close

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Manipulate an existing PowerPoint presentation.
  • Begin creating a presentation.
  • Format text slides.
  • Add tables to a presentation.
  • Chart data in a presentation.
  • Modify objects on slides,
  • Add images to a presentation.
  • Prepare to deliver a presentation.


Lesson 1: An Orientation to PowerPoint :

  • Topic 1A: The PowerPoint Environment,

  • Topic 1B: Orientation to Views,

  • Topic 1C: Navigate Through a Presentation,

  • Topic 1D: Edit Slide Text,

  • Topic 1E: Save the Presentation,

  • Topic 1F: Run a Slide Show

Lesson 2: Beginning a Presentation:

  • Topic 2A: Create a New Presentation,

  • Topic 2B: Change Background Color,

  • Topic 2C: Add Slides to a Presentation,

  • Topic 2D: Enter Text,

  • Topic 2E: Create a Presentation from a Microsoft Word Outline

Lesson 3: Formatting Text Slides:

  • Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats,

  • Topic 3B: Align Text,

  • Topic 3C: Change Line Spacing,

  • Topic 3D: Change Indents

Lesson 4: Adding Tables to a Presentation:

  • Topic 4A: Create a Table,

  • Topic 4B: Format Tables,

  • Topic 4C: Insert a Table from Microsoft Word

Lesson 5: Charting Data:

  • Topic 5A: Create a Column Chart,

  • Topic 5B: Edit Chart Data,

  • Topic 5C: Change Chart Type,

  • Topic 5D: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Lesson 6: Modifying Objects:

  • Topic 6A: Resize Objects,

  • Topic 6B: Copy and Duplicate Objects,

  • Topic 6C: Move Objects,

  • Topic 6D: Changing Object Orientation,

  • Topic 6E: Format Objects,

  • Topic 6F: Group and Ungroup Objects,

  • Topic 6G: Change the Order of Objects

Lesson 7: Adding Images to a Presentation:

  • Topic 7A: Add Clip Art,

  • Topic 7B: Add a Picture from a File,

  • Topic 7C: Draw Lines and Shapes,

  • Topic 7D: Insert WordArt

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation:

  • Topic 8A: Spell Check,

  • Topic 8B: Arrange Slides,

  • Topic 8C: Add Transitions,

  • Topic 8D: Create Speaker Notes,

  • Topic 8E: Send a Presentation to Microsoft Word,

  • Topic 8F: Print the Presentation,

  • Topic 8G: Package a Presentation for CD

Specialist Course

1 Day

Microsoft Office
Delivery Method

Delivery method

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Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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