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Introductory Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 trainingIntroductory Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Training Courses

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If you’re looking for really great Introductory Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Microsoft Introductory PowerPoint 2016 training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

From creating a simple bulleted list to using SmartArt, this course will help you to create effective presentations and will also give many hints and tips for dealing with graphics, drawing objects, etc. We will look at the Slide Master, which ensures consistency throughout the presentation, and also the creation of templates.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals – Introductory PowerPoint 2016 training manuals are provided as PDFs
  • We can train using your own Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

Visit our blog If Only I’d Known That,; we have called it that because we hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only we had an extra £100 for every time someone says “If only I’d known that.” ….

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Course Type Cost per day
1 to 1 training £315
2 to 4 delegates £495
5 to 8 delegates £645

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 5 people on the course, you pay £645. All prices exclude VAT.

Our Microsoft PowerPoint training courses include:

If you are new to Office 2016, you may also be interested in our Office 2016 upgrade training, workshops and floorwalking.

Organisations who have benefitted from our Introductory PowerPoint 2016 training include:

  • GAME
  • Bradfield College

Our Microsoft PowerPoint training courses London, are available not only in London, but Surrey, Middlesex, Richmond, Twickenham, Hounslow, Brentford, Bracknell, Ascot, Putney, Wimbledon, Staines, Egham, Feltham, Reading, Croydon, Ewell, Walton, Heathrow, Farnham, High Wycombe, Crawley, Sutton, St Albans, Fulham, Watford – in fact anywhere within the Home Counties and M25 corridor.

Aims of the Introductory PowerPoint 2016 course

This course aims to introduce delegates with little or no understanding of the Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 software to the basic features of the package.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course delegates should understand and be able to accomplish basic operations associated with creating, formatting and preparing presentations for distribution and display. Delegates should also be able to create a variety of presentations for different target audiences or situations. Delegates should also gain the ability to accomplish basic operations with graphics and charts and to use various slide show effects.

The course is of one day's duration.

How the course is run

This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.


Delegates attending the course should preferably have a basic understanding of the Windows environment and use of the keyboard and mouse.

Getting Started

  • First Steps with Microsoft PowerPoint - opening, creating a presentation, saving, closing, converting presentations, compatibility checker, switching between open presentations, using Help functions
  • Adjusting Settings - using zoom tool, modifying basic options such as user name, and default folder to open and save presentation

Developing a Presentation

  • Presentation views - understanding the uses of different presentation view modes, changing between presentation view modes
  • Slides - adding a new slide with a specific slide layout, changing between built-in slide layouts, changing slide background colour
  • Master slides - Inserting images into a master slide, removing images from a master slide, adding text to slide footers, applying automatic slide numbering, automatically updating dates on slides

Text and images

  • Inputting and Formatting Text - adding text to a presentation, editing slide content, changing font type, applying italics, bold, underlining, case changes, shadowing, using subscripts and superscripts, applying different colours to text font, centring and aligning text, adjusting line spacing, changing bullet type, text in columns, using undo and redo
  • Pictures and Images - inserting pictures and images into slides
  • Duplicating, moving, deleting - copying and moving text and images between slides and between presentations, resizing pictures, deleting text and images

Graphics and Charts

  • Charts - Creating and modifying column, bar, line and pie charts
  • Organisation charts - creating an organisational chart, modifying the structure of an organisational chart, creating different types of chart
  • Drawing Objects - adding lines, moving lines, changing line colour, modifying line width, adding various shapes, adding a free drawn line, rotating, flipping, changing shape attributes, applying shadow

Slide Show Effects

  • Preset Animation - adding and changing preset animation effects
  • Transitions - adding slide transition effects

Printing and Distribution

  • Slide Setup - selecting appropriate output formats, changing slide orientation
  • Preparing for Distribution - adding notes for the presenter to slides, numbering the slides, using spell-check
  • Printing - previewing the presentation document in different views, print slides in various views and output formats
  • Delivering a presentation - hiding and showing slides, starting a slide show, starting a slide show on any slide

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We provide Microsoft PowerPoint training, Microsoft Office training courses, other IT training courses and Personal Development training courses; in London, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, Hounslow, Brentford, Putney, Kingston, Wimbledon, Walton-on-Thames, Chiswick, Teddington, Hampton, Feltham, Acton, Ealing, Heathrow, Egham, Staines, Hanwell, Sunbury, Hammersmith, Fulham, Greenford, Clapham, Chertsey, Woking, Weybridge, Wandsworth, Middlesex, Surrey, the M25 corridor, High Wycombe and beyond. We will travel further if expenses are covered.

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