Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint Training


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This Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint training class is for PowerPoint users who want to build upon their basic skills. Students will use advanced techniques such as working with Masters and Special Effects within their presentations. Our instructor-led online classes are conducted in the 2013 version of the software. Your instructor will point out the minor differences between versions where they exist. For our custom instructor-led online and onsite classes, we use the version of the software you use in your office.

  1. Customizing Presentations
    1. Applying a Theme
      1. Previewing and Selecting a Theme
      2. Customizing a Theme
      3. Saving a Custom Theme
      4. Setting a Default Theme
    2. Applying a Background Style
      1. Apply a Built-in Background Style
      2. Create and Apply a Background Style
    3. Adding a Footer
    4. Arranging and Printing Sections
      1. Using Sections
      2. Removing Sections
      3. Printing Sections
  2. Presentation Masters
    1. Working with the Slide Master
    2. Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
    3. Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
    4. Adding Slide Numbers Using the Slide Master
    5. Inserting a New Slide Master
    6. Preserving a Slide Master
    7. Modifying the Notes Master
    8. Modifying the Handout Master
    9. Adding a Header and Footer to Notes and Handouts
  3. Working with Special Effects
    1. Animating Text and Objects
    2. Working with the Animation Painter
    3. Setting Animation Timing
    4. Animating a Chart
  4. Using SmartArt
    1. Inserting SmartArt Graphics
    2. Modifying SmartArt Graphics
    3. Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
      1. Resize a SmartArt Shape
      2. Resize a SmartArt Graphic
    4. Reposition a SmartArt Graphic
    5. Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
    6. Formatting Text in a SmartArt Object
    7. Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
    8. Ungrouping SmartArt Objects
  5. Multimedia
    1. Creating a Photo Album
    2. Adding Captions
    3. Applying a Theme to Your Album
    4. Customizing an Album
    5. Inserting Sounds and Video
      1. Inserting a Sound File
      2. Inserting a Video File
      3. Inserting a YouTube Video
    6. Editing Media Clips
      1. Editing an Audio Clip
      2. Editing a Video Clip
    7. Inserting Animated GIFs
  6. Setting up the Slide Show
    1. Setting up a Custom Show
    2. Creating a Hyperlink
    3. Adding an Action Button
    4. Jumping to Another Presentation
    5. Annotating a Presentation
    6. Creating a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
    7. Setting Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically
  7. Outlines and Slides
    1. Exporting Notes and Handouts to Word
    2. Exporting an Outline to Word
    3. Saving a Presentation as an Outline
    4. Saving a Slide as a Graphic
  8. Sharing and Securing a Presentation
    1. Sharing a Presentation with a Remote Audience
    2. Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation
    3. Packaging a Presentation for CD
    4. Using the PowerPoint Viewer
    5. Saving a Presentation to the Web
    6. Encrypting a Presentation
    7. Adding a Digital Signature
    8. Granting Permissions
    9. Compressing Pictures
    10. Sending a Presentation in PDF Format

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