Course information

PowerPoint course Rotterdam, Amsterdam, UtrechtThe PowerPoint course in the Open Learning Center (OLC) is a combination of self-study and supervised study. At your own pace you will follow the learning blocks and make the corresponding exercises. Our specialised Office teacher will provide personalised guidance. Once you master the subjects you will complete the course with a test.

PowerPoint course Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Utrecht

The Open Learning Center in Rotterdam

What do you learn during this course?

PowerPoint is part of Microsoft Office and is the most popular programme for making presentations. This PowerPoint course goes further than a beginners course. You will not only learn how to make presentations for a slide show, but also a stand alone presentation.

In the Open Learning Center (OLC) you will have all the time you need to study at your own tempo. Once you have mastered the subject matter, you will test your knowledge with a certified exam. The average duration of this PowerPoint course is 2 days.


The only prerequisite for this PowerPoint course is knowledge of other MS Office-programmes. If you are unsure, do not hesitate to contact us for non-binding advice.

For whom is this course intended?

This PowerPoint course covers more then just the basics and is meant for those who would like to learn how to make effective presentations. Organisations find the OLC ideal, because each employee can learn at their own tempo and skill level.

Related courses

Do you like self-paced instruction, then take a look at our other MS Office courses in the Open Learning Center (OLC). Would you like to increase your chances in the job market, take a Microsoft Office Specialist examination and earn a MOS certificate.

Course content
    • PowerPoint basics
    • What is PowerPoint?
    • Starting PowerPoint and looking around
    • The Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Opening and closing files
    • Starting a presentation
    • Different views
    • Making a basic presentation
    • Making a new presentation, choosing a theme
    • Using text boxes
    • Add slide to presentation
    • Make a new text box
    • Insert illustrations
    • Adjust illustrations
    • Crop, arrange, align illustrations
    • Using more advanced objects: SmartArt, tables, flowcharts, graphs
    • Insert SmartArt
    • Adjust SmartArt
    • Flowcharts
    • Exercises
    • Using tables
    • Adjusting tables
    • Using graphs
    • Using sound and video
    • Music, sound clips and movies
    • Slide sorter and presentation options
    • Slide sorter and presentation options
    • Header and footer, slide master, theme
    • Header and footer
    • Slide master
    • Adjusting the theme
    • Using transitions and animations
    • Slide transition
    • Animations
    • Animations for illustrations, graphs and SmartArt
    • Action buttons
    • During presentation
    • Navigation tools during presentation
    • Hide slides
    • Presentation tips
    • Printing and exporting
    • Printing
    • Export slides to Word
    • Preparing for publication
Dates and Locations

1Location and starting date

Choose your starting date. You can plan the next course dates with the trainer at the first course date.

2Data of the participant(s)

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If you would like to add more participants, you'll be able to refill in the forms again.

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