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PowerPoint Classes

Our PowerPoint classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have PowerPoint installed on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers. For more information, email info@cetc.umsl.edu.

Introduction to PowerPoint

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Learn to use PowerPoint to create effective presentations, from start to finish. Master the skills necessary to plan and develop presentations, including starting a presentation, editing text, reorganizing slides, adding multiple-level bulleted entries, and setting up a slide show. Learn how to use slide masters to make slide templates that are consistent in appearance. Additional topics include using drawing tools, clip art, and photos to add impact to your presentation.
Fee: $199

PowerPoint 2016  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E0555 Wed., June 10West CountyDawn Robinson

Intermediate Applications of PowerPoint

(Prerequisite: Introduction to PowerPoint or equivalent experience.) Learn more advanced features of PowerPoint, including charts, templates, and presentation techniques. Learn to create effective charts and graphs by keying in your data or by importing charts from other programs using PowerPoints built-in datasheet capability. Learn to create hierarchical structures, like organizational charts. Discover how to alter the design templates color schemes and create custom templates. Other topics include creating tables and linking between different Microsoft Office programs.
Fee: $199

PowerPoint 2016  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E0556 Wed., June 17West CountyDawn Robinson

Advanced Applications of PowerPoint

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of PowerPoint or equivalent experience.) Learn to create hyperlinks that connect one slide to another, to a Web page, or to another file. Investigate how to insert movies and sounds into your presentations and create action buttons to play these sounds and movies. Use the ruler and guides to position elements, such as graphics and buttons, precisely on a slide. Additional topics include inserting comments to proof the presentation, learning how to run presentations on computers that don't have PowerPoint installed, and creating custom shows.
Fee: $199

PowerPoint 2016  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E0557 Wed., July 1West CountyDawn Robinson

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

We have a class available in OneDrive if you are using Office 365.

Other Microsoft Office classes are available including Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Outlook Time Management.