Microsoft PowerPoint

Dates: February 23, 2023

Meets: Th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Gainesville - Arts and Technology 1100

Registration Fee: $199.00


This course covers all of the tools needed to design and create effective multimedia presentations. Students will begin by creating a basic presentation then move on to advanced skills. Editing tools will be used to enhance PowerPoint presentations with transitions and animations.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

•Create slides as visual aids

•Apply themes to add consistency and polish

•Insert pictures, clipart, sound, music, and video

•Format text and backgrounds

•Insert graphical elements such as SmartArt, WordArt, arrows, shapes, etc.

•Add visual interest with special effects and transitions

•Edit, resave, review, print and show your presentation

•Create and update a photo album

While previous presentation software experience is not necessary to take this class, basic PC and Windows skills are required. PowerPoint 2016 will be used.

This course counts as a credit toward the Microsoft Office Certificate.

This course may be modified to a LIVE Online format based on Georgia Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control, and University System of Georgia guidelines in place at the time of the course. No refunds will be provided should the course format change based on these guidelines.

LIVE Online Course Details:

  • This online platform is compatible with desktop and laptop computers and will also work with iPads, android tablets, iPhones, and android phones. Devices must have a camera and microphone, which are standard on all smartphones and iPads.
  • Course access will be provided with a link that you simply click in order to join the LIVE Online classroom. The link will work with your web browser or through the Pexip app which is free to download. You will receive that link 3 business days before your first class session.
  • Course handouts will be emailed to you 3 business days before your first class session. Students may want to print these out for easy reference during your LIVE Online sessions.
  • For questions regarding the online platform please email us at
Fee: $199.00

Gainesville - Arts and Technology 1100

University of North Georgia, Gainesville Campus
Arts & Technology Building
Room 1100 - Computer Lab

William Neiheisel


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