Comprehensive Microsoft PowerPoint

This comprehensive PowerPoint training course will teach you how to design professional presentations.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

This comprehensive Microsoft PowerPoint training course will teach you how to design and customize professional presentations using the world's most popular presentation application, specifically you will learn: how to create custom templates, use transitions, incorporate images, add style elements, and much more!

I focus on teaching the key functionalities that I use on a daily basis for work, so this is a shorter course, however it will give you a great foundation for how to develop great looking presentations, and can also be used as a reference as you design your own PowerPoint documents.

Upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

Microsoft PowerPoint is the world's most utilized presentation application, and being able to use it proficiently could be key to your career advancement. I personally use it on a daily basis and regularly utilize these techniques.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of how to use a computer.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to design professional Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
  • This course teaches you how to create custom templates, use transitions, incorporate images, add style elements, and much more!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to expand their knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: PowerPoint Setup

This comprehensive Microsoft PowerPoint training course will teach you how to design professional presentations, specifically you will learn: how to add images, customizing templates, utilizing comments, and formatting unique designs.


This is a beginner's tutorial on how to get started with Microsoft PowerPoint. This tutorial discusses how to create a new slideshow and customize the ribbon and quick access toolbar.

Section 2: Presentation Design

This tutorial discusses how to format text in Microsoft PowerPoint, including: changing fonts, font size, and how to use the format painter to apply a text style to multiple elements instantly.


This tutorial discusses how to use built in templates in Microsoft PowerPoint.


This tutorial explains how to add, edit and manage transitions for a Microsoft PowerPoint slideshow presentation. The topics cover the ability to add a variety of transitions, customize timing, adding sounds, applying one transition to all slides and how to turn a presentation into an auto play video.


This tutorial discusses how to add images to a PowerPoint presentation. It also discusses how to customize images with filters, artistic effects, borders, and frames.

Section 3: Advanced Design

This is a more advanced tutorial that walks through how to edit and customize templates in Microsoft PowerPoint. In the video we go through using the slide master to customize the color scheme, background image, default font family, and add a number of style effects to generate a custom template.

Section 4: Presentation Tools

This tutorial explains how to add, edit and remove comments from a PowerPoint slideshow. This is a very helpful skill when designing a PowerPoint presentation in a team environment since it allows for dynamic feedback.


This tutorial describes how to add notes to a PowerPoint slideshow. These notes are slide specific and are a great tool for helping presenters and also to supply additional information/references to viewers that you send the slides to.

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Instructor Biography

Jordan Hudgens, CTO at devCamp

Jordan Hudgens is the CTO and Founder of DevCamp where he leads instruction and curriculum development for all of the DevCamp and Bottega code schools around the US.

As a developer for over the past decade, Jordan has traveled the world building applications and training individuals on a wide variety of topics, including: Ruby development, big data analysis, and software engineering.

Jordan focuses on project driven education, as opposed to theory based development. This style of teaching is conducive to learning how to build real world products that adhere to industry best practices.

Additionally Jordan has published multiple books on programming and computer science, along with developing training curriculum for, devCamp, and AppDev on the topics of Ruby on Rails, Java, AngularJS, NoSQL, API development, and algorithms.

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