Microsoft Sway vs PowerPoint for Presentations

This one-day training course has been designed to give an introduction to Microsoft Sway, a digital storytelling app that allows you to create interactive reports, newsletters and presentations.

By the end of this course you will understand the key differences between PowerPoint and Sway, and will be able to choose the right application for the right task. You will also be able to create a basic presentation in Sway and share it with others.

Course Dates:

16th May 2019 ( spaces available )

Course Length: 1 Day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £300 (+VAT)

Charity: £200 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £250 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy HQ, 3rd Floor, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE

Course Requirements

Learners must already be confident creating and saving basic PowerPoint presentations including adding working with bullet points and adding images.

You may want to take our PowerPoint Core Level 1 training course before taking this Sway vs PowerPoint for Presentations course – please click here to see our upcoming dates for the 2013/2016 version of the course or click here to see upcoming dates for the 2007/2010 version of the course.

What You Will Learn

By the end of the course you will have an understanding of the key differences between PowerPoint and Sway and you will be able to choose the right application for the right task.

You will also be able to create a basic Sway presentation and share it either for collaboration or for its audience to view it.

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Timetable

Session One: PowerPoint vs Sway

  • PowerPoint vs Sway – a comparison
  • When to choose each application?
  • Best practice examples

Session Two: What makes an effective presentation?

  • What makes effective presentation slides
  • Making PowerPoint slides effective for a presentation delivered by a presenter
  • Designing an effective stand-alone Sway document

Session Three: Creating PowerPoint Presentations

  • Recap if needed: Inserting slides, layouts, inserting images
  • Master Slides to ensure consistency
  • Inserting sound and video
  • Transitions and animations

Session Four: Using Sway

  • Navigating in Sway
  • Creating a new Sway from an existing document
  • Inserting titles, text and images
  • Altering layout
  • Create a Sway from scratch
  • Share your Sway for collaboration
  • Share your Sway for viewing

 


SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.


THE HAPPY GUARANTEE

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainer

Rachael Worrall

Rachael Worrall

Rachael is the IT Product Development Manager, as well as being our Lead IT Trainer. She is responsible for making sure all our courses are of the highest quality.