PowerPoint Intermediate

Course Description

Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate Training

icon_powerpointTake your PowerPoint skills to the next level by learning to make more complex, interactive, and engaging presentations.

Training Class Goal

Students exiting this class will have better skills for designing interesting PowerPoint presentations, using many of the more advanced features of the program.


General familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint, including adding slides, editing content, and working with graphics.

Topics Covered

  • Creating a new presentation
  • Inserting text from a file
  • Deleting slides
  • Adding text
  • Organizing slides

Slide Master & Normal View

  • Formatting the Slide Master
  • Slide Master placeholders
  • Slide Master fonts
  • Changing slide layouts
  • Working on a slide in normal view

Pictures & WordArt

  • Inserting pictures
  • Resizing & moving clip art
  • Modifying pictures
  • Adding pictures to the master slide as a background
  • Adding pictures to content placeholders
  • Adding WordArt
  • Formatting WordArt


  • Converting text to SmartArt
  • Formatting SmartArt
  • Creating SmartArt from scratch

Custom Animation

  • Slide sorter view
  • Applying custom animation
  • Multiple animation effects
  • Motion paths

Completing the Presentation

  • Running the presentation
  • Packaging for CD
  • Linking slides
  • Hiding slides
  • Audience handouts
  • Presentation tools

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