Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Set up a slideshow presentation utilizing the tools and commands in PowerPoint

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will learn the functions and features of the free online version of Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn the basics of what it takes to operate Microsoft PowerPoint. You’ll explore the interface and go over the slide editing tools that include: designing slides, formatting text, and inserting content. This project will prepare you to create your first slideshow presentation of many.

Skills you will develop

PowerPointadding motion effectsformatting textinserting content

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Sign up for Microsoft PPT for free

  2. Choose a theme and add slides

  3. Format text and arrange slides

  4. Add content and speaker notes

  5. Finish, save, and share PowerPoint

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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