PowerPoint Advanced

Course Description

Learn to express ideas effectively with Microsoft PowerPoint in this Basic PowerPoint training class. Navigating the software is simple with our tips and tricks.

Training Class Goal

Students exiting this class will be able to build a simple PowerPoint presentation using graphics, text, and other engaging elements.


Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

Topics Covered

  • Creating custom color schemes
  • Adding a background fill effect
  • Editing the slide master
  • Activating a placeholder
  • Formatting bullets & Titles
  • Using a template
  • Adding an Action Button to the Master

    Custom Shapes and Text Animation

  • Animating text
  • Multiple text boxes
  • Re-shaping placeholders
  • Custom motion paths
  • Animating shapes
  • Image layering
  • Animating shape
  • Animation settings

    Builds Vs. Animation

  • Image layering animation
  • Adding WordArt
  • Combining AutoShapes and WordArt
  • Animating shapes
  • Adding a chart as a picture
  • Creating builds
  • Adding an Excel chart

    Video and Audio

  • Adding a video file
  • Microsoft animations
  • Adding and adjusting audio clips

    Presentation Tools

  • Right-Click slide show menu
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Timing the presentation
  • Custom shows

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