PowerPoint Essentials

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MS PowerPoint Essentials

Course Overview:

Being able to use presentation software such as PowerPoint can help you and your organisation to make an impact in getting your message across. Learn how to quickly create impressive presentations which attract your clients and colleagues in a world where it is to difficult to get attention and generate interest.

The course is for anyone with an interest in producing presentations. It takes you from the beginning to being able to create and edit practical presentations. It shows you how to create impressive slides and complete presentations which have impact and are remembered.

You gain an understanding of the use of PowerPoint for quickly generating slides, notes and handouts. The use of slide transitions and animation is included to help your audience to remember your key messages and to act on them accordingly. Your handouts will complement your on-screen presentation to enhance retention of your message.

PowerPoint Essentials skills include:

Simple presentations and slides

Adding images and shapes

Animating objects and slide transitions

Setting up master presentations to maintain your corporate ‘look and feel’

Preparing handouts and notes from your presentations


The course runs over a single day.


CcC at Barony operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should have good everyday computer keyboard skills.


Participants receive the CcC Barony Certificate in PowerPoint Essentials