Basic PowerPoint Skills

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PowerPoint is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use presentation program. In this all-day workshop, you'll learn the basics of PowerPoint 2016, including navigating the PowerPoint interface, developing a presentation, editing and enhancing text, and adding graphics, charts, and tables.


  • Navigate the PowerPoint interface.
  • Create and save a basic PowerPoint presentation.
  • Edit text within a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Add pictures, shapes, and charts to a presentation.
  • Navigate PowerPoint slideshow setting and presentation tools.
  • Describe best practices for creating a PowerPoint presentation.

Intended audience: Individuals from both office and manufacturing environments with little or no experience with PowerPoint.


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