Microsoft PowerPoint workshops introduce participants to working with Microsoft’s premier presentation software, PowerPoint. Sudbury Training offers two levels of PowerPoint workshops with content geared to newcomers to PowerPoint and presentation software, and to those who are seeking to enhance the presentation design and development skills. Depending on participant need and experience, custom content can be provided. The workshops emphasize hands-on practice for enhanced learning. Workshop content and duration are customized to meet participant needs.

Prior knowledge

Participants should be familiar with using Microsoft Windows using both mouse and keyboard and may already be using Office applications like Access, Word or Excel.


This workshop introduces participants to the basics of working with PowerPoint. Topics include:

  • Getting Started with PowerPoint
  • Creating a Basic Presentation
  • Formatting Text on Slides
  • Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
  • Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation
  • Working with Tables
  • Working with Charts
  • Preparing to Deliver a Presentation


You will enhance your presentation by using features that will transform it into a powerful means of communication. You will customize the PowerPoint interface to suit your requirements and use features to create dynamic and visually appealing presentations. You will then finalize a presentation and secure it to authenticate its validity.

  • Customizing the PowerPoint Environment
  • Customizing a Design Template
  • Adding SmartArt Graphics to a Presentation
  • Adding Special Effects to a Presentation
  • Customizing a Slide Show
  • Collaborating on a Presentation
  • Securing and Distributing a Presentation

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