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PowerPoint for Medical Writers

Level:
Foundation
Area:
Professional Techniques
Code:
PTF28
Duration:
03:00:00
Workshop profile:
This workshop is aimed at medical writers looking to begin using Microsoft PowerPoint, or to refresh their basic skills.
Objective:
The objective of the workshop is to give an overview of some of the functions of Microsoft PowerPoint, beginning from the very basics, and provide a practical guide to their use. There will be several hands-on exercises during the workshop for which a laptop with PowerPoint installed would be helpful, although is not essential.
Content:
The workshop will begin with the basics of creating a new slideshow, adjusting slide formatting and using master slides, and inserting text and graphics. We will then examine the use of animations, including how to apply different effects to an object, and how best to animate graphs to enhance the presentation of scientific data. Finally, the use of hyperlinks and custom shows will be explained.