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Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2 (Advanced)

Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2 (Advanced)

(2013, 2016, 2019, 2021, 365)

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will become familiar with PowerPoint’s more advanced selection of features. You will learn how to change the PowerPoint environment, create customized design templates, work with SmartArt, add customized animations and collaborate on presentations. You will:

  • Create and manage sections
  • Modify slide masters and slide layouts
  • Add headers and footers
  • Modify the notes master and handout master
  • Add and modify SmartArt
  • Work with advanced animations and transitions
  • Add video and audio files to your presentation
  • Customize a slideshow using annotation, hyperlinks, and action buttons
  • Secure a presentation using passwords and other techniques

Target Student

This course is for individuals who are familiar with the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint and want to use the more advanced tools and techniques available to create customized design templates and to modify presentations using tools such as slide masters and advanced animations.

Course Outline

Section 1: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment

Customize the User Interface

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar

Set PowerPoint Options


Section 2: Customizing Design Templates

Create and Manage Sections

Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts

Add Background Images

Create Custom Themes

Add Headers and Footers

Modify the Notes Master and Handout Master


Section 3: Adding SmartArt to a Presentation

Create and Modify SmartArt

Add and Remove Shapes

Promote and Demote Shapes

Change SmartArt Styles and Layout

Change SmartArt Colour Schemes

Convert SmartArt Graphics to Text or Shapes


Section 4: Working with Animations and Transitions

Animate Objects

Use Built-In Animation Effects

Use the Animation Painter Feature

Set Animation Timing

Use Motion Paths

Apply Transitions

Set Effect Options

Customize Transition Timing

Add a Sound

Preview Transitions

Section 5: Adding Multimedia to a Presentation

Insert a Video File from Your Computer

Insert a Video File from YouTube

Use the Video Tools to Edit Videos

Insert Audio Files from Your Computer

Edit Audio Files

Set Playback Options


Section 6: Collaborating on a Presentation

Add, Edit, and Navigate Comments

Compare Presentations and Show/Hide Markup

Combine Presentations

Store and Share Presentations on the Web


Section 7: Creating a Custom Slide Show

Annotate a Presentation

Set Up a Slide Show for Kiosks with Looping

Create a Custom Slide Show

Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

Record a Presentation


Section 8: Securing and Distributing a Presentation

Password Protect a Presentation

Mark a Presentation as Final

Add a Digital Signature to a Presentation

Broadcast a Slide Show Online

Create a Presentation Video or CD


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Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2 (Advanced)

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
May 28, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$350.00 Online
July 16, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$350.00 Online
October 15, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$350.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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This course comes with

PDF Reference Guide

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Use Your Own Files

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Can I customize my course?

Tailored Training

Your Reference Guide will follow a standard course outline but your class can be tailored to focus on the subjects that are most important to you

Use Your Own Files

You can include your own files in your training session to make it more applicable to your day-to-day role.