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These coaching sessions are designed to be hands on, practical, relevant and specific to each person and their particular requirements.  This will be followed by detailed coaching, feedback, content edits, recommendations, top tips, and Q&A. We aim to elevate your confidence and grow your virtual classroom skillset significantly! Let’s chat and explore how we can help you!

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Personalized learning

Regularly updated content

Over Topics to choose from

Learn at your own pace

Online Delivery

Tests and quizzes

 Free Support after course

Certificate on Completion

Live online sessions are virtual instructor-led sessions conducted online from your location.  You will be sent an invitation to join the session. A computer with an internet connection and a browser.

You will have an opportunity to have your own virtual classroom displayed as comfort of own home or at work.

You will be sent an invitation to join the session online.

Entry requirements

Learners must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Computer requirements

Learners will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows
  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Microsoft edge , Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster

Learners will also need access the following applications

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

Business Outcomes Covered in these courses

  • Presentations
  • Microsoft 365
  • Charts
  • Create Professional Reports and Dashboards
  • Shortcuts and Tips and Tricks

To inquire about Live Online Courses, please Call +61 2 6243 4862

PowerPoint

Create and share dynamic presentations.  Design infographics or create learning content.

Courses 

Introduction Topics

PowerPoint Introduction

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Getting to Know PowerPoint
  • Your First Presentation
  • Working With Presentations
  • Themes
  • Slide Layouts
  • Animations and Transitions
  • Images
  • Enhancing Images
  • Working With Text
  • Tables
  • Charts
  • Shapes
  • SmartArt
  • Playing a Presentations
  • Preparing for Presentations
  • Media and Action Buttons
  • Templates
  • Printing Your Presentation
  • Setting Up the Show
  • Slide Masters
  • Saving and Sharing Presentations
  • Importing Into PowerPoint
  • Presentations
  • Working Collaboratively
  • Brilliant Presentations
 

Topics will be selected from the following list

 Getting to Know PowerPoint

  • Starting PowerPoint From the Desktop
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Screen
  • Using the Ribbon

Your First Presentation

  • Creating Presentations in PowerPoint
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Applying Theme Variants
  • The Save As Place
  • The Save As Dialog Box
  • Typing Text Into a Slide
  • Inserting New Slides
  • Typing Text Using the Outline Pane
  • Applying Slide Transitions
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Previewing a Slide Show
  • Closing a Presentation

Working With Presentations
The Open Place
The Open Dialog Box
Opening a Presentation
Opening Multiple Presentations
Switching Between Open Presentations
Understanding Presentation Views
Changing Presentation Views
Navigating a Presentation
Using the Zoom Tool
Opening a Recent Presentation

Themes

  • Understanding Themes
  • Applying a Theme
  • Changing the Theme Colours
  • Creating Custom Theme Colours
  • Changing the Theme Fonts
  • Changing the Slide Background
  • Saving a Customised Theme
  • Using a Customised Theme
  • Deleting a Customised Theme

Slide Layouts

  • Understanding Slide Layouts
  • Inserting a Title Slide
  • Inserting a Title and Content Slide
  • Inserting a Section Header Slide
  • Inserting a Table
  • Inserting a Picture With Caption Slide
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Changing the Slide Layout

Animations and Transitions

  • Understanding Animation
  • Animating Text
  • Animating Objects
  • Applying Multiple Effects
  • Applying Motion Paths
  • The Animation Pane
  • Setting the Timing
  • Animating SmartArt Graphics
  • Using Slide Transitions

Playing a Presentations

  • Presenting a Slide Show

Enhancing Images

  • Understanding Picture Enhancements
  • The Format Picture Pane
  • Removing an Image Background
  • Applying Colour Corrections
  • Recolouring an Image
  • Applying a Picture Style
  • Applying Picture Effects
  • Applying Artistic Effects
  • Cropping an Image

Working With Text

  • Editing Text
  • Checking Spelling
  • Understanding Font Formatting
  • Applying Font Formatting
  • Applying Paragraph Formatting
  • Changing Bullet and Numbering Styles
  • Moving and Resizing Placeholders
  • Applying WordArt to Text
  • Converting Text to SmartArt

Images

  • Understanding Pictures
  • Understanding Online Pictures
  • Working With PowerPoint Designer
  • Inserting a Picture From File
  • Inserting an Online Picture
  • Resizing an Image
  • Positioning an Image
  • Rotating and Flipping Images
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • Inserting a Screen Clip
  • Creating a Photo Album

Tables

  • Inserting a Table Using the Ribbon
  • Inserting Rows and Columns
  • Applying a Table Style
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Adjusting Column Widths
  • Adjusting Row Heights
  • Resizing and Positioning a Table
  • Formatting Table Data
  • Aligning Table Data
  • Applying Borders
  • Applying Shading

Charts

  • Understanding Charts
  • Inserting a Chart Using the Ribbon
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Chart Elements
  • Using Quick Layouts
  • Understanding Chart Buttons
  • Changing the Layout of Chart Elements
  • Applying a Chart Style
  • Understanding the Chart Format Panes
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Editing a Data Series
  • Hiding Data Series
  • Working With Pie Charts

 

 

Shapes

  • Drawing Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Editing Shapes
  • Positioning Shapes
  • Arranging Shapes
  • Merging Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Copying Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes Using the Ribbon
  • Aligning Objects Using Smart Guides
  • Inserting and Formatting Text
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Grouping Shapes
  • Rotating Shapes

SmartArt

  • Understanding SmartArt
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Inserting Text Into SmartArt
  • Adding Shapes Below
  • Adding Shapes Above
  • Adding Shapes Before and After
  • Adding an Assistant
  • Promoting and Demoting Shapes
  • Switching SmartArt Right to Left
  • Resizing SmartArt
  • Changing the SmartArt Layout
  • Applying a Colour Scheme
  • Applying a SmartArt Style
  • Deleting SmartArt Shapes

Preparing for Presentations
Using Slide Sorter View
Reusing Slides
Adding Sections
Adding Notes to Your Slides
Slide Numbers
About Hyperlinks
Creating an Internal Hyperlink
Creating a Hyperlink to Another Presentation
Creating a Hyperlink to Another Application
Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigating Slide Shows
Using Resume Reading
Presenting a Slide Show

Media and Action Buttons
Understanding Media in PowerPoint
Inserting an Online Video
Inserting an Audio Clip
Formatting Media Clips
Editing Audio Clips
Optimising and Compressing Media
Understanding Action Buttons
Inserting Action Buttons

Slide Masters
Understanding Slide Masters
Viewing the Slide Master
Changing the Master Font
Modifying Bullets
Inserting an Image
Applying Slide Transitions to the Slide Master
Inserting Slide Numbers
Creating Custom Slide Layouts
Modifying Slide Layouts

Templates
Understanding Templates
Setting a Custom Templates Location
Using an Existing Template
Creating a Template From a Template
Saving a Custom Template
Creating a Template From a Theme
Modifying a Template
Using a Custom Template

Printing Your Presentation
Understanding Printing
Previewing Slides
Printing Slides
Printing Handouts
Printing Notes Pages
Printing the Outline

Setting Up the Show
About Self Running Presentations
Recording a Slide Show
Setting Up a Self Running Presentation
Rehearsing Timings
Setting Up a Speaker-Led Show
Creating a Custom Show
Understanding Presenter View
Using Presenter View

Saving and Sharing Presentations
Packaging Presentations for CD
Saving a Presentation as a PDF Document
Saving a Presentation as a Video
Sending a Presentation via Email
Presenting a Slide Show Online
Saving to a Storage Device

Importing Into PowerPoint
Understanding Object Linking and Embedding
Copying Word Tables as Embedded Objects
Inserting a New Excel Table
Copying and Linking Excel Tables
Copying and Linking Excel Charts

Presentations
Understanding Electronic Presentations
Applying a Theme
Typing Text Into a Slide
Saving a Presentation
Inserting New Slides
Typing Text Using the Outline Pane
Inserting an Online Picture
Presenting a Slide Show
Printing Handouts
Safely Closing a Presentation

Working Collaboratively
Co-Authoring Documents
Saving to OneDrive
Sharing Presentations
Opening Shared Presentations

Brilliant Presentations
Planning a Presentation
Make It Readable
The Four Pillars of Great Design
Perfect Presentation Layouts
Presenting Polished Presentations
Presentation Methods and Hardware

 

Creating your first slide show presentation

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Creating a presentation
  • Applying a Theme
  • Typing text onto slides
  • Inserting new slides
  • Applying slide transitions
  • Playing a presentation
 

Topics will be selected from the following list

Getting to Know PowerPoint

  • Starting PowerPoint From the Desktop
  • Understanding the Start Screen
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation
  • The PowerPoint Screen
  • Using the Ribbon

Your First Presentation

  • Creating Presentations in PowerPoint
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Applying Theme Variants
  • The Save As Place
  • The Save As Dialog Box
  • Typing Text Into a Slide
  • Inserting New Slides
  • Typing Text Using the Outline Pane
  • Applying Slide Transitions
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Previewing a Slide Show
  • Closing a Presentation

Themes

  • Understanding Themes
  • Applying a Theme
  • Changing the Theme Colours
  • Creating Custom Theme Colours
  • Changing the Theme Fonts
  • Changing the Slide Background
  • Saving a Customised Theme
  • Using a Customised Theme
  • Deleting a Customised Theme

Slide Layouts

  • Understanding Slide Layouts
  • Inserting a Title Slide
  • Inserting a Title and Content Slide
  • Inserting a Section Header Slide
  • Inserting a Table
  • Inserting a Picture With Caption Slide
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Changing the Slide Layout

 

Animations and Transitions

  • Understanding Animation
  • Animating Text
  • Animating Objects
  • Applying Multiple Effects
  • Applying Motion Paths
  • The Animation Pane
  • Setting the Timing
  • Animating SmartArt Graphics
  • Using Slide Transitions

Playing a Presentations

  • Presenting a Slide Show

 

Animation and Transition Effects

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Applying slide transitions
  • Applying Animation
  • Design Principles
  • Playing a presentation
 

Topics will be selected from the following list

Animations and Transitions

  • Understanding Animation
  • Animating Text
  • Animating Objects
  • Applying Multiple Effects
  • Applying Motion Paths
  • The Animation Pane
  • Setting the Timing
  • Animating SmartArt Graphics
  • Using Slide Transitions

Playing a Presentations

  • Presenting a Slide Show

Design Principles 

  • Animation Effects
  • Apply animation to text
  • Apply animation to objects
  • Apply multiple animation effects to an object
  • Use the animation pane
  • Animate graphics
  • Apply transitions to slides
  • Design Principles That Work
  • Using colour effectively
  • Using fonts effectively
  • Planning a presentation

 

Images, Charts, Tables and Shapes

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhancing Images
  • Working with text
  • Images
  • Tables
  • Charts
  • Smart Art
  • Shapes
 

Topics will be selected from the following list

Enhancing Images

  • Understanding Picture Enhancements
  • The Format Picture Pane
  • Removing an Image Background
  • Applying Colour Corrections
  • Recolouring an Image
  • Applying a Picture Style
  • Applying Picture Effects
  • Applying Artistic Effects
  • Cropping an Image

Working With Text

  • Editing Text
  • Checking Spelling
  • Understanding Font Formatting
  • Applying Font Formatting
  • Applying Paragraph Formatting
  • Changing Bullet and Numbering Styles
  • Moving and Resizing Placeholders
  • Applying WordArt to Text
  • Converting Text to SmartArt

 

Images

  • Understanding Pictures
  • Understanding Online Pictures
  • Working With PowerPoint Designer
  • Inserting a Picture From File
  • Inserting an Online Picture
  • Resizing an Image
  • Positioning an Image
  • Rotating and Flipping Images
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • Inserting a Screen Clip
  • Creating a Photo Album

Tables

  • Inserting a Table Using the Ribbon
  • Inserting Rows and Columns
  • Applying a Table Style
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Adjusting Column Widths
  • Adjusting Row Heights
  • Resizing and Positioning a Table
  • Formatting Table Data
  • Aligning Table Data
  • Applying Borders
  • Applying Shading

Charts

  • Understanding Charts
  • Inserting a Chart Using the Ribbon
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Chart Elements
  • Using Quick Layouts
  • Understanding Chart Buttons
  • Changing the Layout of Chart Elements
  • Applying a Chart Style
  • Understanding the Chart Format Panes
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Editing a Data Series
  • Hiding Data Series
  • Working With Pie Charts

SmartArt

  • Understanding SmartArt
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Inserting Text Into SmartArt
  • Adding Shapes Below
  • Adding Shapes Above
  • Adding Shapes Before and After
  • Adding an Assistant
  • Promoting and Demoting Shapes
  • Switching SmartArt Right to Left
  • Resizing SmartArt
  • Changing the SmartArt Layout
  • Applying a Colour Scheme
  • Applying a SmartArt Style
  • Deleting SmartArt Shapes

Shapes

  • Drawing Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Editing Shapes
  • Positioning Shapes
  • Arranging Shapes
  • Merging Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Copying Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes Using the Ribbon
  • Aligning Objects Using Smart Guides
  • Inserting and Formatting Text
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Grouping Shapes
  • Rotating Shapes

 

FAQ

Does the course include hands-on training?

Yes, you can follow the coach as you do the training. The course also includes a quick skillsheets reference guide and quiz for each lesson, to help you cement your knowledge.

What version of software do I need?

The course is compatible with Microsoft 365 (previously known as Office 365) and Excel for Windows 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010. Also available for Mac.

I’m a beginner. Can I take this course?

Yes, you can! This online course starts with the basics and is suitable for beginners. With each lesson, you will build your knowledge, going from beginner to intermediate and advanced lessons. Once enrolled, our friendly support team and instructors are here to help with any course related inquiries.

What if I have some experience with? Is this the right course for me?

Contact our staff and customise the session based on topics you would like to learn.

How long does it take to complete the course?

Each bite-sized lesson consists of a 30min, 45min, 60min, 120min sessions.  This microlearning format makes it easy to fit learning into your busy schedule, so you can even complete a lesson during a lunch break or on your commute. Have a look at our packages www.janszgroup.com.au/digital-coaches

 

Do you have other online courses?

Yes, we do! Here are the other courses we offer:

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What our learners say!

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