Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 Level 1 Introduction

1 day

Course Overview

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.


Windows Introduction or equivalent knowledge.


You will create effective basic Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2003 presentations for delivery in front of an audience.

Target student

This course is designed for students 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.

Course Outline

An Orientation to PowerPoint

  • The PowerPoint Environment
  • Orientation to Views
  • Navigate Through a Presentation
  • Edit Slide Text
  • Save the Presentation
  • Run a Slide Show

Beginning a Presentation

  • Create a New Presentation
  • Change Background Colour
  • Add Slides to a Presentation
  • Enter Text
  • Create a Presentation from a Microsoft Word Outline

Formatting Text Slides

  • Apply Character Formats
  • Align Text
  • Change Line Spacing
  • Change Indents

Adding Tables to a Presentation

  • Create a Table
  • Format Tables
  • Insert a Table from Microsoft Word

Charting Data

  • Create a Column Chart
  • Edit Chart Data
  • Change Chart Type
  • Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Modifying Objects

  • Resize Objects
  • Copy and Duplicate Objects
  • Move Objects
  • Changing Object Orientation
  • Format Objects
  • Group and Ungroup Objects
  • Change the Order of Objects

Adding Images to a Presentation

  • Add Clip Art
  • Add a Picture from a File
  • Draw Lines and Shapes
  • Insert WordArt

Preparing to Deliver a Presentation

  • Spell Check
  • Arrange Slides
  • Add Transitions
  • Create Speaker Notes
  • Send a Presentation to Microsoft Word
  • Print the Presentation
  • Package a Presentation for CD