In this training program professionals get introduction with PowerPoint 2019 which is intended for professionals who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2019. Professionals will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. Professionals will format text on slides to enhance clarity and add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. Professionals will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form and then finalize a presentation.


Radiant Teachlearning offers Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 Training Program in Classroom and Virtual instructor Led/Online mode.


Duration: 1 day


Learning Objectives

After accomplishing this training program, professionals will be able to:

  • Start and end a PowerPoint session.
  • Edit a presentation.
  • Create different types of slides.
  • Use the Outline tab.
  • Add Clipart to a slide.
  • Format slides and use templates.
  • Use the Slide Sorter to reorganize a presentation.
  • Apply Tables and Charts to a presentation.
  • Print various components of a presentation.
  • Run a slide show.


Experience in the following is need for this Microsoft PowerPoint class:

  • Understanding with using a mouse, keyboard, and personal computer.
  • Comfortable in the Windows environment.
  • Capability to close and launch programs, navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage and maintain folders and files.


Audience Profile

Professionals who have little or no knowledge with Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 or more experienced Word users who want to learn the topics covered in this training program in the 2019 interface.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

This lesson explains how to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint.


  • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Normal View
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Saving a Document
  • Importing a File
  • The Status Bar
  • Closing a Presentation

Lab: Creating a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Start Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Learn about Normal view.
  • Create a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Save a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Import a file into PowerPoint.
  • Learn about the Status Bar.
  • Close a PowerPoint presentation


Lesson 2: The Ribbon

This lesson explains how to work with the Ribbon in Microsoft PowerPoint.


  • The Ribbon
  • Tabs
  • Groups
  • Commands
  • The Tell Me Tab

Lab: Exploring the Ribbon

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Work with tabs, groups, and commands
  • Learn which group and commands are found on which tabs.


Lesson 3: The Quick Access Toolbar

This lesson explains how to work with the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft PowerPoint.


  • Adding Common Commands
  • Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
  • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
  • Placement

Lab: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Add common commands to the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Add additional commands to the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Move the Quick Access Toolbar.


Lesson 4: The Backstage View (The File Menu)

This lesson explains how to work with the Backstage View in Microsoft PowerPoint.


  • Introduction to the Backstage View
  • Opening a Presentation
  • New Presentations and Presentation Templates
  • Presentation Properties
  • Adding Your Name to Microsoft PowerPoint

Lab: Backstage View Exercises

  • Opening a Presentation
  • Creating an Agenda Using a Template

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Use the Backstage view.
  • Open a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.
  • Start a new Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.
  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint templates.
  • Modify presentation properties.
  • Personalize your copy of Microsoft PowerPoint.


Lesson 5: Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

This lesson explains how to format Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.


  • Selecting a Slide Layout
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Text from a Text File or Word Outline
  • Editing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Text as WordArt
  • Creating Bulletted and Numbered Lists
  • Ink Equation
  • Formatting Text Placeholders
  • Adding Slides to a Presenations
  • Arranging Slides

Lab: Formatting Text

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Select a slide layout.
  • Add text to a slide.
  • Import content from a text file outline.
  • Edit text.
  • Format text.
  • Format text placeholders.
  • Apply styles to slides.
  • Add slides to a presentation.
  • Delete slides from a presentation.
  • Learn to arrange slides.


Lesson 6: Working with Images

This lesson explains how to work with images in Microsoft PowerPoint.


  • Adding Images to a Slide
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting Icons
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Capturing and Inserting a Screenshot
  • Editing an Image
  • Formatting Images
  • Creating Custom Color with the Eyedropper
  • Applying a Style and Cropping an Image
  • Arranging Images
  • Adding Shapes
  • Using Digital Ink

Lab: Working with Images and Shapes

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Add images to a presentation.
  • Insert a picture.
  • Insert clip art.
  • Insert a screenshot.
  • Edit an image.
  • Rotate and resize an image.
  • Group and ungroup images.
  • Arrange images.
  • Add shapes.


Lesson 7: Working with Tables and Charts

This lesson explains how to work with tables and charts in Microsoft PowerPoint.


  • Inserting a Table
  • Formatting Tables
  • Importing Tables from Exertal Sources
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Importing Charts from Exertnal Sources

Lab: Working with Tables and Charts Exercises

  • Working with a Table
  • Working with Charts

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Insert a table in a slide.
  • Format a table.
  • Copy a table from other Microsoft Office applications into PowerPoint.
  • Insert a chart in a slide.
  • Format a chart.
  • Copy a chart from other Microsoft Office applications into PowerPoint.


Lesson 8: Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

This lesson explains how to finalize Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.


  • Checking Spelling
  • Accessing Differnt Views of a Presentation
  • Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  • Adding Transitions to Slides
  • Adding Speaker Notes
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Printing a Presentation

Lab: Finalizing Presenation Exercises

  • Viewing the Presenation
  • Finalizing Your Presenation

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Check spelling in your presentation.
  • Access different views of a presentation.
  • Divide a presentation into different sections.
  • Add transitions to a slide.
  • Add speaker notes.
  • Run a slide show.
  • Print a presentation


Additional Reading

To help professionals prepare for this class, review the following resources:

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Q: What is PowerPoint and its features?


A: Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software which is used by various users and developed by Microsoft. It is a standard component of the organizations Microsoft Office suite software, and it is bundled together with Word, Excel and various other office productivity tools. The program mainly uses slides to convey information rich in multimedia.


Q: What is the main component of PowerPoint?


A: The most visible element of PowerPoint is its user interface the screens, buttons, panes, dialog boxes, and various other parts of the application window. The largest part of the interface is the pane for creating and also editing slides. The toolbar which is called the Ribbon is one of the another big chunk of the application window.


Q: When should I use Word or PowerPoint?


A: Word creates text-based documents while PowerPoint creates presentations. Users mainly use Microsoft Word when they need to make letters, forms, mailings as well as reports. Users mainly utilize PowerPoint when they need to make presentations for business meetings, workshops, seminars or trainings.


Q: What is difference between Excel and PowerPoint?


A: Excel is used to capture and organize data(i.e. Primary Level Data/Raw data) and draw calculations/formulas over them to gain information-(i.e. Secondary Level Data). While PowerPoint is used to present the Secondary-Level-Data/Processed Data in a slide show.


Q: Will I get course completion certificate?


A: The course completion certification would be awarded to all the professionals, who have completed the training program and the project assignment given by your instructor. 

You can use the certificate in your future job interviews will surely help you to land in your dream job.


Q: What is the infrastructure required to attend your training program?


A: To attend the training session you should have an operational Desktops or Laptops with required specification along with good internet connection to access the labs. 


Q: What if I miss a class on a particular day?


A: We would always recommend you to attend the live session to practice & clarify the doubts instantly and get more value from your investment. However, if due to some contingency if you have to skip the class Radiant Techlearning would help you with the recorded session of that particular day.  However, those recorded sessions are not meant only for personal consumption and NOT for distribution or any commercial use.


Q: How I will be accessing the labs?


A: Radiant Techlearning has a data center containing the Virtual Training environment for the purpose of participant’s hand-on-practice. 

Participants can easily access these labs over Cloud with the help of remote desktop connection. 

Radiant virtual labs provides you the flexibility to learn from anywhere in the world and in any time zone. 


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