Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – Basic & Intermediate

Course Code: ASKBP3

Course Objective – Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – Basic & Intermediate

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – Basic & Intermediate is designed for participants who want to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to create, edit and format a Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 Presentation slides or handouts. This course is suitable for individuals like the Sales Executives, HR Personal, Managers, Team Leaders or even Teachers. It allows them convey the message, present an outcome or results, creating company orientation slides, presentation of a new projects and many more other purposes.

Participants will also learn how to create captivating and interesting presentation slides with the transition and animations effects on objects (pictures, clipart, SmartArt, charts). You will be able to manipulate your animated slides to impress your audience using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013.

Attend Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – Advanced if you are considering in deepening your knowledge on PowerPoint.

  • Course Date and Venue

    Course Duration: 2 days (16 hours), 9:00am – 5:00pm

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 - Basic and IntermediateJTC Summit------
    Mountbatten Square------

    September 2015

  • Program Fundamentals

    • Starting PowerPoint 2013
    • Understanding the PowerPoint Program Screen
    • Giving Commands, Using Command Shortcuts
    • Creating and Opening a New Presentation
    • Previewing and Printing a Presentation
    • Saving and Closing a Presentation
    • Inserting Slides and Deleting Slides
    • Navigating and Organizing a Presentation

    Inserting, Editing and Formatting Text

    • Inserting and Editing Text, Inserting a TextBox
    • Moving and Copying Text, Checking Spelling
    • Controlling How Text is Moved or Copied
    • Collecting Multiple Items to Move or Copy
    • Using Undo, Redo and Repeat
    • Finding and Replacing Text
    • Inserting Symbols and Special Characters
    • Inserting Equations
    • Manage Font Type, Size, Colour and Style
    • Spell Check
    • Copying Formatting, Using WordArt

    Viewing and Formatting a Presentation

    • Changing Views, Using the Zoom Controls
    • Using the Outline Pane
    • Work with Presentation Windows & Multiple Presentations
    • Using Document Themes
    • Changing the Background of a Slide
    • Using the Slide Master
    • Adding Headers and Footers
    • Working with Bulleted and Numbered Lists
    • Formatting Paragraphs, Changing Page Setup
    • Working with Tabs and Indents

    Working with Objects

    • Inserting Clip Art, Inserting Screenshots
    • Inserting Pictures and Graphics Files
    • Removing Backgrounds from Pictures
    • Altering the Look of Pictures and Graphics
    • Formatting Pictures and Graphics
    • Inserting Shapes, Formatting Shapes
    • Resize, Move, Copy and Delete Objects
    • Positioning Objects, Applying Special Effects
    • Grouping Objects, Layering Objects
    • Aligning and Distributing Objects
    • Flipping and Rotating Objects

    Working with Tables

    • Creating and Working with a Table
    • Adjusting Column Width and Row Height
    • Inserting and Deleting Rows and Column
    • Merging & Splitting Cells
    • Working with Borders and Shading
    • Applying a Table Style

    Working with Charts and SmartArt

    • Inserting a Chart, Inserting Chart Data
    • Resizing and Moving a Chart
    • Change Chart Type, Formatting a Chart
    • Working with Labels
    • Formatting Chart Elements
    • Creating a Chart Template
    • Inserting and Formatting a SmartArt
    • Working with SmartArt Elements
    • Converting Slide Text into SmartArt

    Applying Transition and Animation Effects

    • Applying and Modifying a Transition Effect
    • Applying, Modifying, Customizing and Copying Animation Effects
    • Previewing a Transition or Animation Effect

    Finalizing a Presentation

    • Setting Up a Slide Show
    • Rehearsing Slide Show Timings
    • Adding Comments to a Slide, Hiding a Slide
    • Recording a Presentation
    • Marking a Presentation as Final
  • The course, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – Basic & Intermediate is suitable for beginners whom already have basic Computer and Windows knowledge and would like to learn to create presentation slides. People who likes to transform their ideas into professional, convincing and attractive slides by using Microsoft PowerPoint. Whether you are delivering annual sales statistics to a large audience or creating a personal slideshow to show cast of your recent overseas trip, PowerPoint has all the tools you need to get your message across. You will learn charts and graphs to show statistical results.

    User: This course is suited for individuals like the Sales Executives, HR Personal, Managers, Team Leaders or even Teachers. It allows them convey the message, present an outcome or results, creating company orientation slides, presentation of a new projects and many more other purposes.

  • “Trainer Bee Hoon was not book based and taught material based on her experience and interaction with students. This is extremely useful for us at work because we can’t memorise the whole book. Should have more trainer like Ms Koh.” – Leonard Cheong; MOM (06 – 07 Nov 2017)

    “The most useful part of the course is adding animations. It makes the whole PowerPoint seems interesting. Mr Haja has also guided us along the way until we understand and it makes the whole course easier to understand.” – Toh Beng Wei, Melvin ; MOM (10 – 11 July 2017)

    “Mr Christopher Ow is highly professional & dedicated trainer and have not had such positive experience learning for a long while since. Thank you and excellent effort.” – Loong Swee Lan (25-26 Jan 2016)

Fees and Grants

$353.10 per participant (Inc. GST)

SDF subsidy: $2 per training hour. For more information on SDF, please refer to > Funding Mechanism.

Applicants may use SkillsFuture Credit for this course

Absentees will be charged the full course fee.


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