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Creating Effective Presentations in PowerPoint

Creating Effective Presentations in PowerPoint Online

This workshop is for those who are beginners to the PowerPoint application or users who would like to improve the look of their presentations.

PowerPoint "slides" contain images, sounds, text and video that can be arranged and manipulated freely to produce an attractive, professional and engaging presentation. Presentations can be printed, displayed remotely on a computer or projected live at the command of the presenter. You will have an opportunity to ask questions, including troubleshooting and resolving common problems.

Areas Covered

  • The PowerPoint 365 Interface
  • Reviewing essential PowerPoint features
  • Using slide layouts
  • Inserting images and objects
  • Adding animations to slides
  • Grouping, ungrouping and regrouping objects
  • Creating Smart Art objects
  • Formatting existing slides into Smart Art objects
  • Using tables
  • Inserting and editing audio and visual media files
  • Linking to streaming video websites
  • Introducing Master Slides and Slide designs
  • Slide Transitions
  • Setting up a slideshow

The IT Learning Centre team provides a programme of IT related workshops to help you develop essential computing skills which will be invaluable during your time at the University and in the workplace.  Each semester we publish a new programme of workshops which are free of charge for students and staff, they range from introductions for users with very little experience to more advanced topics.  If you are not sure which IT workshops you would like to attend, why not check out the workshops overview

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Virtual Classroom
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Event Organizer

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Chris Pitt

Chris Pitt
IT Learning Centre 
IT Services 
T122, Talbot House
Tel:  01202 9 68110 
Email: cpitt@bournemouth.ac.uk