An effective PowerPoint presentation is simple, straightforward, readable and visually appealing. Slides must contain key information with a limited number of words. A consistent and simple design template keeps the audi... More »

Microsoft offers a free training center, a built-in help application, and a list of tips for creating and delivering an effective presentation. All guides are accessible without a Microsoft account. More »

To create a PowerPoint presentation, you must purchase the PowerPoint program from Microsoft or have access to a computer with the program. Click Create New Presentation on the toolbar to begin creating a presentation. More »

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