Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint Training

Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint Training Courseware (PPT365.2)

The Advanced PowerPoint course focuses on elevating the skills of experienced PowerPoint users, providing them with a deeper understanding of the software's capabilities. This course covers a wide range of topics, such as customizing presentations, working with Presentation Masters, incorporating special effects, utilizing SmartArt, integrating multimedia elements, setting up slide shows, managing outlines and slides, handling multiple presentations, and finalizing presentations. Through a combination of practical exercises and expert instruction, students will learn how to create engaging, sophisticated presentations using advanced PowerPoint features and techniques.

PowerPoint Version: This course primarily targets PowerPoint 365 and PowerPoint 2021; however, we draw attention to features that are not supported in earlier versions of PowerPoint, and point out alternative options, when available.

This is the updated version of 55276AC from the retired Microsoft Courseware Marketplace.

Publisher: Webucator


  1. Comprehensive Coverage: The course offers an in-depth exploration of advanced PowerPoint features, equipping students with the expertise to create professional presentations with ease.
  2. Hands-on Learning: Students participate in practical exercises that reinforce the advanced techniques learned, ensuring a deeper understanding and retention of the material.
  3. Engaging Content: The courseware is designed to keep students interested and engaged, making the learning experience more enjoyable and effective.
  4. Experienced Authors: Developed by PowerPoint professionals, the course material is accurate, reliable, and reflects the best practices in presentation creation and design.
  5. Practical Examples: Real-world examples and scenarios help students understand the practical applications of advanced PowerPoint skills, allowing them to create more effective presentations in their professional lives.

PowerPoint Presentation

This course includes a PowerPoint presentation that maps to the manual and to the labs:

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Skillable Lab


  1. Customizing Presentations
    1. Applying a Theme
    2. Formatting Backgrounds
    3. Headers and Footers
    4. Adding a Background Image
    5. Customizing Your Presentation (Exercise)
  2. Presentation Masters
    1. Working with the Slide Master
    2. Slide Layouts
    3. Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
    4. Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
    5. Adding Slide Numbers Using the Slide Master
    6. Inserting a New Slide Master
    7. Removing Unused Slide Masters and Layouts
    8. Modifying the Notes Master
    9. Modifying the Handout Master
    10. Using the Slide Master (Exercise)
  3. Working with Special Effects
    1. Animating Bullets
    2. Working with the Animation Painter
    3. Motion Paths
    4. Animating a Chart
    5. Slide Transitions
    6. Applying Special Effects to a Presentation (Exercise)
  4. Using SmartArt
    1. Inserting SmartArt Graphics
    2. Modifying SmartArt Graphics
    3. Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
    4. Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
    5. Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
    6. Ungrouping SmartArt Objects
    7. Working with SmartArt (Exercise)
  5. Multimedia
    1. Creating a Photo Album
    2. Editing a Photo Album
    3. Creating a Photo Album (Exercise)
    4. Inserting Sounds and Video
    5. Editing Media Clips
    6. Adding Video to a Presentation (Exercise)
  6. Setting up the Slide Show
    1. Setting up a Custom Slide Show
    2. Creating a Hyperlink
    3. Adding an Action Button
    4. Zoom
    5. Presenting a Custom Show (Exercise)
    6. Using Rehearse Timings
    7. Navigating within a Slide Show
    8. Annotating a Presentation
    9. Preparing the Slide Show (Exercise)
    10. Recording a Slide Show
  7. Outlines and Slides
    1. Exporting Handouts to Word
    2. Exporting an Outline to Word
    3. Saving a Presentation as an Outline
    4. Saving a Slide as a Graphic
    5. Exporting Handouts (Exercise)
  8. Managing Multiple Presentations
    1. Merging Multiple Presentations
    2. Viewing Multiple Presentations
    3. Tracking Changes in PowerPoint
    4. Reviewing Changes in PowerPoint (Exercise)
    5. Adding Comments
  9. Finalizing Presentations
    1. Inspecting a Presentation
    2. Encrypting a Presentation
    3. Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation
    4. Saving a Presentation in PDF Format
    5. Compressing Pictures
    6. Marking a Presentation as Final

Required Prerequisites

  • Basic PowerPoint skills.

Useful Prerequisites



Length: 1 day | $20.00 per copy
Labs: Add-on available | $17.74 per lab
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What is Included?
  • Student Manual
  • Student Class Files
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Labs (optional add-on)