Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basic to Intermediate

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Course Code: VTLOKPBX3 Category: Subsidies: ,
SkillsFuture Course ID: CRS-N-0029581

Learn Correct Techniques in Planning and Creating A PowerPoint Presentation

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Learn Correct Techniques in Planning and Creating A PowerPoint Presentation

Course Code: VTLOKPBX3
Duration: 2 Days (14 Hours)

This 2-day course will equip learners the techniques of brainstorming and how to put all your ideas into a presentation in a fun and practical way.

There are two critical components in any stand up presentation, your delivery and your slides. This course will focus entirely on your workflow and presentation slides and not on your delivery skills.

Learn how to appropriately enhance your presentation slides by adding colours, backgrounds and images. You will learn how to handle animations and transitions suitably to enhance your audience’s attention. Know the dos and don’ts when using animations.

You will also learn how to make your presentation slides portable so that you can present when the need arises. Printing 101 will also be addressed in this fun filled course.

A hands-on based course coupled with exercises to allow you to practice on lessons taught to enforce understanding on Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 and come off looking more professinal to your audience.

This course is for

Learners with zero to little knowledge of using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.

Public Sector – Division 1, 2, 3 & 4
Private Sector – Applicable to All

Course Outline

  • Techniques to Brainstorm and Plan Directly from PowerPoint 2013
  • Dos and Don’ts in a Presentation
  • How and When to Use the Different PowerPoint Views
  • How to Start Creating a Presentation the Correct Way
  • How to Work with Master Views
  • How to Customise the Slide Appearance
  • How to Manage and Organise Slides
  • How to Use the Varies Slide Layouts
  • How to Work with Text
  • How to Format Text
  • How to Use WordArt
  • How to Include and Edit Clipart and Photos in PowerPoint
  • How to Include and Edit Objects and SmartArt
  • How to Manage the Sequence Order of Objects
  • How to Apply Effects in Slide Transitions
  • How to Work with Animations
  • How to Use Animations to Enhance a Presentation
  • How to Manage Multiple PowerPoint Presentations
  • How to Execute a PowerPoint Presentation
  • How to Print Presentations
  • How to Package a Presentation

Questions to Ask Yourself

I’m very experienced in using an earlier version of Microsoft PowerPoint; can I skip this course and join the PowerPoint 2013 Advanced course?

Yes, you can but ONLY IF you are very familiar with the PowerPoint 2010 or 2007 user interface and general features.

For Your Delight

  Refreshments are provided for morning and afternoon tea breaks.
  A Certificate of Attendance will be given subject to 90% attendance.

Course Customisation

We can tailor this course to suit your needs in terms of course dates, times and location. If you are an organisation, we can further customise the course to meet your training needs and requirements.


  • Daphne Wong
    Daphne Wong Trainer

    Daphne holds a Diploma in Computer Studies & 3D Design. She also is a Certified Internet Specialist and was an Approved Trainer of the former IT Programme for office workers. She has been training for public, schools and corporate clients since 1988. Daphne specialises in training in Internet, Microsoft Office applications & Lotus Notes. She exercises patience and enthusiasm among the participants and displays a sound knowledge of the subjects taught. She has the ability to make a difficult subject simple and easy.

  • Kendra Ong
    Kendra Ong Trainer

    Kendra holds a BSc (Maths) and has more than 26 years of experience in IT planning, designing and programming of LANs and managing the operational support function of computer networks. Since 1995, she specialises on training in Internet, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Publisher, FrontPage, Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. She is an ACTA Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is also one of StarHub’s Golden Gurus (2013). Her cheerfulness and enthusiasm in training has earned her favorable commendations from her participants.

  • Ow Yeong Yin Leng
    Ow Yeong Yin Leng Trainer

    Yin Leng holds a degree in Computer Science with Management and has been training since 1995 in IT in both the private and public sectors. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. Her dedication to training is well liked and appreciated by the participants. She has vast knowledge in computer programming and applications software and enjoys imparting her knowledge and skills. She is proficient in providing training in Internet, Microsoft Office application and customised software courses.

  • Pauline Lee
    Pauline Lee Trainer

    Pauline has been conducting IT courses since 1992. Her experience as a programmer with a local bank, a LAN administrator cum a trainer officer with the Singapore Hotel Association and Training Educational Centre has more than prepared her to train in the areas of Microsoft Office, Internet and Frontpage. She is also certified by ITE as an industry trainer to teach the module on Coaching Skills. She was a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is dedicated and patient, always able to impart her IT knowledge effectively to the participants.

  • Sherie Poh
    Sherie Poh Trainer

    Sherie holds a BSc in Computer Science with Psychology and Specialist Diploma in Web Development Technology (SWEB). A corporate IT instructor since 1992, she has lots of commercial experience on a wide range of software applications – MS Office Applications, MS Project, Lotus Notes, Web Related Applications, Programming with Visual Basic, VBA for Excel and Access. A former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College and an ACTA Certified Trainer, Sherie always demonstrates competency and passion required of her in training.


The Trainer was able to deliver the contents clearly and made it lively.
Lim Hock Soon (NAP)

Lots of extra tips; appreciated!
Vivian Chua

We have gained much knowledge from this course.
Tee Kim Leng (SPH Retail Property Management Services)


This is a SDF Subsidy approved course. This grant is only applicable to companies applying course for their staff.

This is a SkillsFuture Credit approved course. This applies only to individuals applying and paying for the course yourself. You can use your available SkillFuture Credit to pay for this course.