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PowerPoint Formatting Presentations


Learn to enhance PowerPoint presentations by formatting text and text placeholders, applying bullet or number formats, adding graphics, and applying and manipulating themes. Also, learn how to change the default formatting for all slides in a presentation by altering the slide master and how to save your formatting choices as a custom theme for use in future presentations.

Prerequisite Skills

Comfortable with basic PowerPoint capabilities.

(Suggested course: PowerPoint Getting Started)

Course Description

Do you want your presentations to really capture your audience's attention? Do you want to design your presentation so that the same text or graphic (e.g., a logo) appears in the same spot on every slide? Do you want to change the look of an entire presentation quickly and easily?

Attend this course if you want to:

  • Apply a theme to a presentation and customize the theme as you see fit.

  • Select text and placeholders.

  • Format text and text placeholders.

  • Select a different bullet style for bulleted lists.

  • Create a numbered list.

  • Copy formatting from one location and apply it to text in another location.

  • Insert a picture from a file or an online image.

  • Change the look of the slide background.

  • Consistently format slides using the slide master.

  • Create a custom theme to apply the same formatting choices to future presentations.

Class Length

90 minutes

Delivery Options

  • Virtual classroom - public
    ($70 per student; check times and register here)

  • Virtual classroom - private (up to ten people from the same organization)
    ($480 per class; contact us for more details)

  • On-site instructor-led
    (Contact us for details)




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