How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Advanced Training course, students will learn how to use slide masters, create custom slide shows, insert and edit audio and video file and create animation effects. In addition, students will see how to create action buttons in PowerPoint to enable custom user navigation and how to prepare a presentation for delivery in multiple formats.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have experience with the topics covered in, or have attended, the Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Introduction class.

Course Audience

This course is designed for students with basic experience using PowerPoint 2013 who want to further enhance their presentations with animations, media files and effects.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Control global settings by using slide masters, apply transition effects, control and record timings, and create custom slide shows.
  • Crop images and remove background elements, insert and edit media files, apply animation effects, and create a photo album presentation.
  • Create and edit SmartArt graphics, create tables from scratch, and create and format charts.
  • Create action buttons for user navigation, and create and edit equations.
  • Integrate Microsoft Office files, create a presentation from a Word outline, embed and link external resources, and create hyperlinks.
  • Insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, create handouts in Word, and prepare a presentation for delivery in several formats, including CD, PDF, video, and image files; and deliver a presentation online.
  • Customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Slide masters and transitions
    • Slide masters
    • Transitions and timings
    • Custom slide shows
  2. Graphics and media
    • Modifying graphics
    • Media clips
    • Animations
    • Photo albums
  3. Customizing slide elements
    • Working with SmartArt graphics
    • Customizing tables
    • Working with charts
  4. Action buttons and equations
    • Action buttons
    • Equations
  5. Integrating Microsoft Office files
    • Applying content from a Word outline
    • Embedding and linking content
  6. Finalizing and distributing presentations
    • Reviewing and finishing
    • Distributing presentations
  7. Customizing PowerPoint
    • Application settings
    • Custom themes

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class.
  • A PC headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Training course
  • Six months of post-class email support from a Microsoft PowerPoint Instructor