Microsoft Powerpoint Training Course

Duration :1 DayCost: From £220
Venues :Manchester | Leeds | Liverpool | Birmingham | Online

PowerPoint Course: Creating memorable presentations

Create a more impressive presentation using some of the more advanced features of PowerPoint.

Become a PowerPoint master

PowerPoint is probably the most used software for creating presentations but most users only know the basics.

This one day course will train you how to create a more impressive presentation using some of the more advanced features of PowerPoint, in particular, transitions, custom animations and timings, advanced image editing, advanced formatting, using tables, charts, shapes, SmartArt, backgrounds, video and sound.

This PowerPoint course will also give you lots of tips on short-cuts to make creating quality presentations faster.

You are welcome to bring along a PowerPoint presentation you are working on. You can also bring along your laptop if you want to learn on your own machine, although PC's can be provided.

The course is usually based on PowerPoint 2016/2019/365, but delegates wanting training in PowerPoint 2010 and 2013 are also catered for.

PowerPoint Course Topics

- Creating Memorable Presentations through structure, key points & visual aids

- Formatting images, screenshots and clipping and background removal

- Creating and using slide templates and backgrounds

- Setting up master slides, layouts & custom themes

- Creating, editing and using shapes

- How to create and design tables and charts

- Building diagrams with Smart Art

- Animations and transitions

- Inserting audio and video and objects

- Creating menus and using Zoom

- Presentation tips

For a full course outline see the Course Outline tab on the menu below - or click here to download a PDF

Classroom & Online PowerPoint Courses

Our 5-star rated PowerPoint Courses are available online as well as in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham. 

See the dates below for a public course or contact us for one to one or private courses.

Suitability - Who is this PowerPoint Training Course for?

This course is designed for people who need to put together PowerPoint presentation and know the basics but want to create something more professional and impressive.

You should be reasonably confident in opening up PowerPoint, adding slides, adding text and inserting pictures.  

If you don't know the basics then please contact us and we will give you a short introduction before the course starts.

Why choose M Training's PowerPoint training course?

  • Run by an experienced marketing and design expert with over 20 years experience of working with companies and agencies, creating numerous high profile PowerPoint presentations
  • This course is limited to 6 places so you are guaranteed personal support throughout the course
  • Convenient location in central Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Online.
  • Course notes and support material provided
  • 3 months online support
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated in Google Reviews
  • 6 No more than 6 delegates
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • 3 month online support
  • Lunch & refreshments provided

Select from the tabs below to find out more:

PowerPoint Training Course Dates

Browse all public PowerPoint course dates below or use the filter to show only dates in specific locations.

For more dates or for private courses please call on 0161 226 6032 or email

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  • 13 June 2022
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  • 20 June 2022
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  • 24 June 2022
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  • 29 June 2022
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  • 19 July 2022
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  • 28 July 2022
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Private Course Enquiries

Online PowerPoint Courses

Timings: Our online PowerPoint public courses start at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with plenty of breaks. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque.


Our Online one-to-one and private group training in PowerPoint are available from £250 + VAT (three hours) or £450 + VAT (6 hours).


Highly Interactive: You will see the trainer, their screen, and be able to chat/ask questions.

Ongoing Support: After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate, and 3 months of online support.

Contact us if you want to book a private online PowerPoint course

Click here for information about how our online Courses work

Classroom Based Courses

Timings: The PowerPoint course starts at 9:30am and will finish around 4:30pm with 45 mins for lunch. Timings for private courses can be arranged to suit you.

Payment: Once booked an invoice will be sent which can be paid by Credit Card, via Bank Transfer or Cheque

Lunch & Refreshments: A great lunch and plenty of tea/coffee & biscuits are provided on all PowerPoint public courses.


One-to-one and private group courses are available for PowerPoint Training from £390 + VAT (Half Day) and £590 + VAT (Full Day)

These courses are ideal if you cannot make one of the set course dates or if you already know the basics and want something more specific.

After the course, you receive the course notes, certificate and 3 months online support.

More Information can be found on the Private Course Enquiry Tab (above) or call us on 0161 226 6032 or contact us

Private PowerPoint Course

We are happy to run private PowerPoint courses at your offices, at our Manchester office, or at a venue to suit you.

The course content can be adapted to suit your requirements.  Our trainer will contact you to discuss what you are looking to achieve and the level of prior knowledge the delegates have.

Private PowerPoint courses are ideal if you have a number of people to train, or you want a different course outline; want to work on a specific presentation; or simply can't make the dates of the public scheduled courses.

Private Course Costs:

The cost of any private courses is dependent on the number of delegates, the location, the length of the course (Half Day to Two Days) and the degree of adaption of the course. The following are for guidance only:

Private one to one classroom-based courses are available from £590 plus VAT

Private Group Courses are available from £690 plus VAT 

Online private group and one-to-one PowerPoint courses are available from £250 + VAT (3 hours) or £450 + VAT (6 hours).

To get a quote please complete the form below or call us.

Private PowerPoint Course Enquiry

Powerpoint Course Outline

  • Creating memorable presentations

    • Creating the right structure
    • Helping viewers to remember the key points
    • Use of visual aids
    • Examples
  • Images

    • Formatting pictures
    • Effects and cut-outs
    • Screenshots and clipping
  • Set up and design

    • Setting up your slides
    • Using and creating templates
    • Slide layouts
    • Placeholders & text boxes
    • Formatting text
    • Creating backgrounds
    • Spacing and alignment
  • Master Slides

    • Setting up master slides
    • Creating master layouts
    • Creating custom themes
  • Shapes

    • Creating and using shapes
    • Editing shapes
    • Creating graphics using shapes
    • Lines and arrows
  • Tables & Charts

    • Creating and designing tables
    • Creating and designing charts
    • Importing & linking data from Excel
    • Animating charts
  • Smart Art

    • Using and editing Smart Art
    • Building complex diagrams
  • Animations & Transitions

    • Animating text and objects
    • Custom animations
    • Using transitions
  • Audio & Video

    • Inserting and editing audio and video
    • Custom animations
    • Using transitions
  • Other Useful Tips

    • Creating menus & sections
    • Presentation tools and tips
    • Notes
    • Review and proofing
    • Using the outlines pane

Online PowerPoint Courses

The Online PowerPoint courses are run on Zoom.

You will be sent a link to join the training session the day before the course along with any course materials needed.

The courses run from 9:30 am to 4/4:30 pm. 

Because we limit the number of delegates to a maximum of 6 on our public courses specific timings are flexible, but generally, the day will run as follows:

9.20 am | Sign in

9.30 am | Start - First session

11.00 am | 15 min break

11.15 am |  Second session

12.30 pm  | 30 min break

1.00 pm  | Third session

2.15 pm | 15 min break

2.30 pm | Fourth session

3.50 pm | Finish & Q&A

4.30pm | End

Find out more about how our online courses work on the Online Courses Page

Manchester PowerPoint Courses

Our Manchester Venue:

All our Manchester courses are run from 9.30am to 4.30pm at our head office:

Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6JJ

Public Transport/Parking:

Free visitor parking is available at car park at the front of Greenheys building.

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk


Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance. Disabled parking is provided.

More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page

Leeds PowerPoint Courses

Our Leeds Venue:

Our public PowerPoint courses in Leeds are usually ran 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

West One,

100 Wellington Street,



(venue subject to change)


Public Transport /Parking:

There are a few public car parks close to the venue, the nearest is Wellington Street Multi-Story Car Park.

The venue is also only a 15 minute walk from Leeds Train Station.

More Information about our Leeds training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Leeds Training page

Liverpool PowerPoint Courses

Our Liverpool Venue:

Our public PowerPoint courses in Liverpool are usually ran at 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre
One Queen Square
L1 1RH

Public Transport/Parking:

The closest public car park is Q-Park Queens Square, which is opposite the hotel.

The venue is also only a 5 minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station.

More Information about our Liverpool training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Liverpool Training page

Birmingham PowerPoint Courses

Our Birmingham Venue:

Our public PowerPoint courses in Birmingham are usually ran 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

Innovation Birmingham Campus,

Faraday Wharf,

Holt Street,


B7 4BB

Public Transport /Parking:

Parking is available at Faraday Wharf and is located on Love Lane off Holt Street. Please note that parking here is charged and subject to availability. 

Both Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham Moor Street rail stations are situated just a short 15-minute walk away from the Innovation Birmingham Campus.

More Information about our Birmingham training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Birmingham Training page

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