In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to use the vast array of features and functionality contained within PowerPoint 2019, they will gain the ability to organize their content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with a punch.

Course Instructor: Ashley Hunt

Course Outline

1. What’s new

  • Overview for newer users
  • Highlighter
  • Funnel charts
  • Zoom
  • Remove picture background
  • Icons
  • 3D models
  • High quality videos

02. Basic Necessities

  • Reusing slides
  • Embedding fonts
  • Customizing the interface
  • Creating abbreviations with AutoCorrect
  • Adjusting paragraph spacing
  • Saving and sharing presentations
  • Adding speaker notes and comments
  • Running a slideshow
  • Changing templates and themes

03. Outlines? Word!

  • Building an outline
  • Using an outline to create your initial slides

04. Bust out the selfies

  • Working with photos
  • Adjusting images in PowerPoint
  • Cropping and masking
  • Transparency and 3D background
  • Prepping images and video for PowerPoint

05. Super cool 3D/animations

  • Overview of incorporating video, audio, and animation
  • Animation
  • Using transitions between slides
  • Creating 3D images
  • Creating custom shapes and animations

06. Got video?

  • Inserting online video and screenshots
  • Screenshots
  • Screen recording
  • Add a voiceover and testing, and rehearsing your presentation

07. Excel infiltration

  • Tables and theme formats
  • Highlighting data with conditional formatting
  • Creating PivotTables, Pasting and linking
  • Creating charts
  • Creating SmartArt diagrams
  • Animating charts and SmartArt

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Customize the interface
  • Save and share presentations
  • Run a slideshow
  • Build an outline
  • Format text
  • Work with photos
  • Incorporate video, audio, and animation
  • Create 3D images
  • Format tables
  • Utilize SmartArt