Comprehensive Microsoft PowerPoint
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Comprehensive Microsoft PowerPoint

This comprehensive PowerPoint training course will teach you how to design professional presentations.
4.5 (34 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
729 students enrolled
Created by Jordan Hudgens
Last updated 12/2013
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
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!
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Requirements
  • Basic understanding of how to use a computer.
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone looking to expand their knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.
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Curriculum For This Course
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PowerPoint Setup
2 Lectures 07:40

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.

Preview 01:56

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.

Preview 05:44
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Presentation Design
4 Lectures 28:51

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.

Preview 07:27

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

How to Use PowerPoint Templates
05:38

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.

How to Add Transitions to a PowerPoint Presentation
08:15

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.

How to Add Images into PowerPoint
07:31
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Advanced Design
1 Lecture 06:10

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.

How to Customize PowerPoint Templates
06:10
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Presentation Tools
2 Lectures 07:53

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.

How to Add Comments to a PowerPoint Presentation
03:59

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.

How to Add Notes to a PowerPoint Presentation
03:54
About the Instructor
Jordan Hudgens
4.6 Average rating
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26,682 Students
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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 Learn.co, devCamp, and AppDev on the topics of Ruby on Rails, Java, AngularJS, NoSQL, API development, and algorithms.