Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

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

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2 hours
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop 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.

Requirements

No background required

Skills you will develop

  • PowerPoint

  • adding motion effects

  • formatting text

  • inserting 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

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Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.

Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.