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Learning PowerPoint Desktop (Office 365/Microsoft 365)

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Learn the basics of creating and delivering presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint for Office 365.

Get started with PowerPoint for Office 365. This course is for anyone who's new to PowerPoint and would like to create and present slideshows and presentations. Staff instructor Garrick Chow begins by showing how to create a new presentation from scratch or by choosing a template from the hundreds available in the PowerPoint Presentation Gallery. Next, Garrick explains how to add content such as text, images, audio and video, and even links in PowerPoint slides. You can also learn how to add engagement with animated transitions, and export, share, and deliver your presentation.


  • Learn about PowerPoint 2019
  • PowerPoint versions
1. Getting Started
  • Browse the Presentation Gallery
  • Create a new presentation
  • Add slides and sections
2. Working with Text, Images, and Multimedia
  • Add text with text slides, boxes, and shapes
  • Format text
  • Add photos
  • Add video
  • Add audio
  • Add hyperlinks
3. Formatting Presentations
  • Change themes
  • Change slide backgrounds
  • Add headers and footers
  • Work with transitions
4. Presenting
  • Use speaker notes
  • Present and navigate your slide deck
  • Use Presenter View
5. Exporting and Sharing
  • Export as a PDF
  • Save to the cloud
  • Share and collaborate with others
  • Next steps

Taught by

Garrick Chow

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