Microsoft PowerPoint advanced training class

This advanced level Microsoft PowerPoint training course is designed for individuals who have a strong understanding of PowerPoint and are looking to expand their skills to the highest level. Through hands-on exercises and real-world examples, participants will learn how to use advanced formatting and layout tools, work with templates and styles, and collaborate on presentations with others.

In this course, participants will also learn how to use PowerPoint’s review and tracking tools to collaborate on presentations with others, as well as how to insert and format tables, charts, and graphics to create professional-quality presentations. Additionally, participants will learn how to use PowerPoint’s macro and programming features to automate tasks and customize the application, as well as how to work with data from external sources such as databases and web APIs. By the end of the course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of PowerPoint and will be able to effectively create and edit complex presentations using a wide range of advanced tools and techniques.

Basic computer experience required.

Students need to have taken our Microsoft PowerPoint foundations and intermediate level classes or have equivalent experience with PowerPoint

  • 6 hours of hands on training – 9am to noon, one hour lunch break, 1pm to 4pm CST
  • 100% original content created by C2
  • 1 year of email tech support
  • 1 year free retake policy
  • 100% Satisfaction guarantee
Class Outline

I. Introduction and Review of Intermediate PowerPoint Skills

  • Review of intermediate PowerPoint functions and tools
  • Introduction to advanced level concepts and features

II. Advanced Formatting and Layout

  • Using styles and themes to create consistent and visually appealing presentations
  • Working with slide masters to control the layout and formatting of slides
  • Creating custom templates and design elements
  • Using advanced formatting options for text, shapes, and graphics

III. Working with Tables, Charts, and Graphs

  • Creating and formatting tables and charts
  • Using SmartArt graphics to create diagrams and process flows
  • Adding and customizing maps and other visual elements

IV. Collaborating on Presentations

  • Using PowerPoint’s review and tracking tools (comments, tracked changes, acceptance and rejection)
  • Sharing and co-authoring presentations with others
  • Protecting and securing presentations with passwords and permissions

V. Animations and Transitions

  • Adding and customizing animations and transitions for individual objects and slides
  • Using the Animation Pane to create advanced animations
  • Working with slide shows and presenter tools

VI. Macros and Customization

  • Introduction to PowerPoint’s macro and programming features
  • Creating and editing macros to automate tasks
  • Customizing PowerPoint’s appearance and functionality with VBA programming

VII. Case Studies and Hands-On Exercises

  • Working through real-world examples to apply advanced PowerPoint skills
  • Practice creating and formatting complex presentations, collaborating with others, and using advanced features such as macros and animations

VIII. Conclusion and Next Steps

  • Review of key takeaways from the course
  • Resources for continuing PowerPoint learning and development

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