PowerPoint 2013 Introduction


PowerPoint 2013 Introduction                          (1 Day)


This course covers the basic functions and features of PowerPoint 2013. After an introduction to PowerPoint’s window components, you open and run a presentation and switch between views. Then create a basic presentation and add content; arrange, insert, and delete slides; and apply templates and design themes. In addition you will learn how to create and edit shapes, insert and modify WordArt objects and pictures, and work with tables, charts, and diagrams. Finally, you’ll learn how to proof a presentation, create speaker notes, and present and share their presentations.


Students should be comfortable with using a Mouse and Windows.

Next Steps

Attendees will benefit from taking PowerPoint 2013 Advanced and some of the other Office courses.


At the completion of this course, participants will be able to perform the following tasks:


Getting Started

  •  The PowerPoint interface

Creating Presentations

  •  Creating a basic presentation

  •  Working with slides

  •  Templates and themes

Editing Slide Content

  •  Formatting text and lists

  •  Editing efficiently

Working with Shapes

  •  Creating shapes

  •  Formatting shapes

  •  Applying content to shapes


  •  WordArt

  •  Pictures

Tables and Charts

  •  Tables

  •  Charts

  •  SmartArt

Preparing and Printing Presentations

  •  Proofing presentations

  •  Preparing a presentation

  •  Printing presentations