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Updated on: 14-06-2024

PowerPoint - Create, run and print a presentation (Introduction)

Topics covered

Insert Slides

  • Insert new slides
  • Change slide layouts
  • Organise slides

Running a Presentation

  • Using Transitions
  • Applying Animations
  • Hiding slides
  • Keyboard shortcuts

Printing a Presentation

  • Printing options including handouts

Transitions provide a dynamic way to move from one slide to the next during a slide show. You can add a transition to just one slide, different transitions to different slides, or the same transition to all slides.

In PowerPoint, animations can be applied to text boxes, bullet points, and images so they move on the slide during a slide show. Animation pre-sets in versions of PowerPoint affect all the content on the slide. Entrance and exit animation effects are a quick way to add movement to your slides.

Online training will be delivered via MS Teams. You will receive joining instructions before your selected session.


At the end of the session all delegates will:

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Change the slide layouts and organise the slides
  • Apply transitions and animations before running PowerPoint presentation
  • Print a presentation including different handouts

About the course

Course Code MLCSU-TR0057
Intended Audience Newcomers to PowerPoint or those who require a refresher
Delivery Method Online
Required Experience / Training No previous experience required Quiet room with access to MS Teams and headset or headphones
Duration of Training 1 hour