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ITS Training

PowerPoint: Getting Started

Type: Professional development.

Delivery method:  Hands-on training Hands-on icon.

Experience level:  Beginner; for those with little or no experience Beginner icon.

Length: Two hours (break-time included).

Description:  Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation software package used to create online slide shows, as well as signs and organizational charts.  Learn how to create a presentation, use outline and slide sorter views to organize the slides, and add color and special effects. This class will be taught using the latest versions of PowerPoint for PC and Mac (separate sessions).

Prerequisites:  Understand the basics of Windows or the Mac OS.

Online options: Microsoft provides free online training for PowerPoint 2010 (PC) here: and PowerPoint 2011 (Mac) here: with videos and courses. You can also get free training for Microsoft Office programs for the PC via the Microsoft IT Academy. Instructions for setting up an account, logging on to the IT Academy and a class list are available via the Wildcat Connection.

If you are interested in this class but don't see it on the class schedule, please fill out the registration form and indicate you'd like to be on the wait list in the memo field at the bottom of the form.


Page last updated 06/24/13.