Powerpoint 2016 2019 - Master powerpoint presentation
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Powerpoint 2016 2019 - Master powerpoint presentation

Complete Powerpoint Design Masterclass - 20+ powerpoint presentation slides. Powerpoint from beginner to pro
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Created by Andrew Pach
Last updated 8/2020
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What you'll learn
  • Create a fully-animated and transition-filled business presentation
  • Rapidly improve your workflow and design skills
  • Minimize text quantity on presentations by using graphs and images
  • PowerPoint 2010 / 2013 / 2016 / 2019 (or Office 365)
  • PowerPoint 2011 MAC (has a few functions less than the Windows version), 2016 and 2019 for MAC (those are better equipped)
  • Determination to improve your skills and learn easy-to-follow design practices

5 Latest Updates to the course content:

Jun 2020 - TUTORIAL for ZOOM & MORPH section

May 2020 - TUTORIAL about Live-Linking Excel Data into PowerPoint

Apr 2020 - SECTION 2 Essential Knowledge has been re-recorded! Added Resources to work along with me!
Mar 2020 -
SECTION UPDATE - Template Creation in PowerPoint (5 new in-depth tutorials, 4 old ones unpublished)
Jan 2020 -
NEW SECTION - SWOT Analysis (Science behind it and how to make a template)
Nov 2019 -
NEW SECTION - Presenting Large Data (Make your presentations more tolerable ;)


  • Do you want to learn how to use MASTER SLIDES to create Templates?

  • Do you want to SAVE TIME working in PowerPoint and be more efficient?

  • Do you struggle to create EYE-CATCHING, well-designed presentations?

  • Learn how to coordinate the DESIGN of your presentation with your speaking skills!  

This course solves these problems and teaches you valuable PowerPoint tricks beyond that.



The course is divided into four comprehensive chapters to make it easy to follow:

  1. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE - Best presentation practices and useful PowerPoint tricks, including presentation tips that you might not be aware of.

  2. SLIDE DESIGN – Learn the slide-by-slide process of how to design your own presentation. Each lesson is devoted to tackling one slide at a time. Follow along and create your own masterpiece just like the one in the preview. PowerPoint 2010 and PowerPoint 2011 MAC tricks also apply.

  3. MASTER SLIDES - Learn how to set up, prepare, and create templates in the PowerPoint Slide Master window to create high quality presentations for companies, clients and for online sale!

  4. ADVANCED TRICKS – Learn from dozens of high-quality lessons that teach you important PowerPoint tricks such as setting up music, video backgrounds, global changes and more.


  With help of this course you will:

  • Increase your PowerPoint knowledge

  • Improve your workflow and design skills

  • Learn to make custom layouts with placeholders on slide master slides

  • Get a new 14-slide PowerPoint 2013 / 2016 / 2019 /365 presentation template to use

  • Reduce the time you need to complete a high-quality presentation

  • Learn PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2019 (and the older versions) in one comprehensive course

  • Be able to brand and build templates for you, your company, or your clients!


The focus of this course is the design process and template creation. I will take you by the hand through the process of creating an outstanding presentation. We will design using PowerPoint and make infographics, world maps, graphs, charts, features, processes, introduction and about us slides, and many things that are important to a well-prepared presentation. Whether you're looking to give a monthly report or impress prospective clients with your PowerPoint designs, learning the shortcuts and how to build unique themes is essential for crafting engaging and informative presentations. 

I'm a very active instructor and respond to questions within 48h. All questions in my course are adressed and we work with students together to find solutions for their problems or at least the best possible ones out there :)



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Q: I'm a total beginner in PowerPoint, is this course right for me?

This course will teach you all the necessary basics and advanced tools, but it's not a PowerPoint 101 for beginners. I mention basic tools and techniques, but I assume that you are computer savvy and know how to find your way around PowerPoint already. BUT! If you aren't then I have prepared a completely FREE PowerPoint basics course, which will equip you with the knowledge necessary to take this one. It's available on my profile under free courses. It's called "PowerPoint for Beginners - Program & Animation Basics FREE"

Q: I'm enrolled in your PowerPoint Masterclass - Presentation Design & Animation course. Should I get this one or is the other one enough? Which one is better?

Good Question! Both courses are top PowerPoint courses that teach you the knowledge and tools to create outstanding presentations, animations, and templates. They are just two different versions that use different slides and unique content respectively. The benefit of that is you can follow a different design path on each course. Students who finished the first master course were asking me for more, and I'm happy to provide more if there is demand for it. If you already feel super-comfortable with PowerPoint, one course is enough. But if you seek even more design ideas and slides, and if you like my content and the way I teach, you won't go wrong by taking both courses. Each of those two courses has several unique sections that allow them to expand your knowledge on their own way.

Q: I've been using PowerPoint for 15+ years and think I know it already. Will I learn anything new? 

I'm an experienced PowerPoint instructor with over 250 YouTube tutorials and more than 10 published PowerPoint courses and series. Over the past few years, I have learned from both beginner and advanced students which areas to address to best influence your workflow in a positive and impactful way. My courses help you to boost your efficiency, using shortcuts and on-trend designs to help you to reach a modern, top-level standard of quality. If you need something that is not already in the course, you can always ask me about topics to add to courses that interest you.

Q: I'm still not sure if I want to invest into this course. I don't know if I want to focus on design or on animation. Is there any fall-back plan?

Of course! First, you should watch the promo videos and watch the free preview lessons. They will give you a good understanding of the course content, pace, and what to expect from taking the course. Apart from that, you have Udemy’s 30-day Money Back Guarantee with no questions asked!


Stop waiting days to get your presentation back from a designer or from your co-workers. Instead, take your presentation into your own hands with this PowerPoint 2016 and PowerPoint 2019 course. Don't wait to sign up. ENROLL NOW!


Who this course is for:
  • People who want to save time and enhance their PowerPoint skills
  • Business people, teachers, students or designers wanting to create outstanding slides
  • People who want to learn how to animate and build engaging presentations and templates
  • Entrepreneurs who want to create, sell, or promote with help of animated presentations and videos
Course content
Expand all 141 lectures 10:44:10
+ Introduction
2 lectures 05:13

Let me show you an overview about microsoft powerpoint - master powerpoint presentation. I will touch on a few things specific to only this course and why you should stick with it to the end!

Preview 04:56

This is the presentation itself which You can download as a resource and use it as you would like. Please press on the download button to download the PPTX PowerPoint 2013 presentation file itself.

Resources for download
+ Essential Knowledge
12 lectures 48:12

This tutorial will teach you about one of the most essential shortcuts you come across in PowerPoint. The mighty ALT (option), CTRL (cmd) and SHIFT keys. Behold!

Preview 04:09

Let me explain you the Format Shape Tab. In the FORMAT tab you can find all tools that affect the selected object. All of the features can be also found on the top PowerPoint ribbon, but for any advanced usage we ought to use the Format Shape tab since it has all the tools listed in one place.

Preview 04:18

With this lecture I want to show you my most used and favorite powerpoint tool - namely the Format Painter and Animation Painter in powerpoint. These fellas allow you to copy any given design and replicate it onto another object. You can for example create a yellow transparent circle, and then copy that "style" onto another shape - awesome!

Preview 04:21

With this lecture, I would like to explain the differences and difficulties which we face when working with different PowerPoint versions. For 95% of the course you can use basically use any version and I make sure that most of the tutorials are understandable, for the rest you can just watch the lectures, learn new features and use them once you update your software in the future.

Preview 03:21

In this lecture I will explain you the usability of the Quick Access Toolbar. I will show you the power and quickness it can bring to your PowerPoint usage. For now the MAC version doesn't allow for the "ALT" shortcut to bring those fetures at the tip of your fingers but its still better to use them, even by clicking manually then always searching for the feature you want. I recommend using the QAT and adjust it to hold your favourite shortcuts.

Preview 03:55

This lecture will teach you something about shapes within PowerPoint. I will explain how you can edit and add points to vector objects. This is an advanced trick that will make you a better PowerPoint usage hopefully after you test it out!

Edit Points - Advanced Tip

After you have finished the presentation, what coloristic and overall feeling would you like to achieve...do you know that ? We can either define colors inside of powerpoint or search colors and pick them out right form around the web.

Selecting the Color Scheme (Concept)

In this lesson I want to address the possible font choices you may make and if you do need to use custom fonts.

Fonts were always important in everything possible and the same goes for presetations in powerpint.

Selecting the Fonts (Typography)

Try to minimize the amount of text on a presentation - always.

PowerPoint 2013 & PowerPoint 2016 has great options to use animations, graphics and other visual oriented items inside a powerpoint presentation so you don't always have to add much text. Additionally please take a brief journey through design trends with me for 2015,2016,2017 and so on :)

Preview 02:44

In this lesson I am going to explain how to smart use the presenter view to read text directly from Your screen, when the viewer sees only the slide on the presentation screen. Other usefull tips as making your presentation more engaging and interactive with a laser pointer or zooming-in and out of it are also explained. Valuable PowerPoint 2013 lessons!

Preview 03:21

With this lecture I would like to explain to you a couple of basic things about vector files. Depending on what PowerPoint version you use you can use vector files.

On Windows:

PowerPoint 2010,2013 and 2016 can use *.EMF vector files

PowerPoint 2019 (and Office 365 subscription) can use *.EMF and *.SVG vector files


PowerPoint 2011,2016 have big troubles importing vector files, only *.EMF files are possible to use

PowerPoint 2019 (and Office 365 subscription) can use *.SVG vector files

Here I am showcasing the differences and basic info about icons I've provided for this course.

Adding a Vector File

With this introductionary lesson I would like to share a few thoughts I have about upcomming design trends and what they also mean for presentation design.

Design Trends for 2020!

Please fill out this simple 3 questions quiz to ensure that you are ready to enter the design section!

Quick Roundup. Do you remember?
3 questions
+ Slide Design (14 Functional Slides)
18 lectures 01:32:35

Let me tell you about the basics on how we will approach the creation - process of this section and get you a bit fired up about for the upcomming lessons! :) Before we get to the point that we are PowerPoint ninjas and start to rock all presentations out of the socks we need to get the right mindset!

Preview 02:39

In this lecture we will create the first slide of our How To Prepare awesome PowerPoint 2013 presentations course by following me as I create it along with You! The first slide will be the TITLE of the presentation we want to quickly create and animate afterwards. A title of a powerpoint presentation can make or break it, like any introducitonary sequence would, no matter what type of content you are throwing at Your audience.

Preview 04:41

This is a bonus lecture which will showcase how to get consistent and perfect alignment every time you work in PowerPoint!

Preview 05:04

In this lesson of our PowerPoint 2013 course we will address the "About Us" page slide. We will use an image to prepare a good looking animated slide and start to build our presentation.

Preview 07:43

Since the first few slides are most intensive and require the most work on our side I divided it into 2 lessons to let you take a break while learning! We want to utilize all the best and most usefull powerpoint features in this slide so we are not holding back on animations!

Preview 03:25

In this lecture we prepare a slide showcasing 6 features of our brand, company or simply any device, topic or thing you might present about in a nice, colorable and clean style. Powerpoint 2013 allows us to create slides like that with help of nice icons.

Slide 3. Features - Design

A good slide is no good until he is proper animated! Let's make everything look & work smoothly by adding nice animations! As you already saw in the previous lesson it is super easy to edit and add animations in powerpoint presentations.

Slide 3. Features - Animation
With this Assignment I would like to encourage you to dive into PowerPoint and create the first 3 slides of this presentation (if you haven't done that already!)
Design the first 3 slides
2 questions

In this lesson we are creating a 4 steps process flow slide usable in any type of presentation, wether it's about gaming, a business presentation, a corporate style presentation or any other type of data that may be shown in a step-by-step process. This can be one of the most usefull slides in a powerpoint presentation because you can deliver any message in a ordered and fashionable manner.

Slide 4. 4 Steps

A few PowerPoint 2010/2013 tricks allow us to create amazing timeline slides, which can present any data that is changing over time, days, months, years in an organized manner. This trend goes on in 2015 and it will most probably continue to be considered a masterpiece of usefullness in presentations. We all have to show and present timelined scnenarios wether it's our career development on a resumee or simply the path of development of a company.

Slide 5 & 6. Timeline

By smart usage of the PowerPoint animations we can achieve an interesting effect as if the timeline slides would be connected together, really awesome knowledge to grab from here! PPT will be so happy we used that :)

Slide 5 & 6. Connecting Them!

Our Vector placing skills will finally come to use! With this lesson I want to teach you how to use vector World Map images inside of PowerPoint to present global statistics or data in a very clear & transparent way. Normally people do not use vectors on powerpoint presentations which is the one most important factor why YOU should! Be creative, innovative and original.

Slide 7. World Map

The same things we used for a world map can be grabbed, swapped and adjusted to grab and visualize local or domestic data of any country we would like.

Slide 8. Country Map

After the design I believe we deserve a break! Let me show you some techniques how to prepare a proper "Pause break" slide to be consistend with our color scheme and usefull for the entire presentation. Who doesn't need a break from presenting? You can design a simple and soothing powerpoint slide and use it as a "take 5" placeholder.

Slide 9. Coffe Break

PowerPoint is all about visualizing data. Graphs can be one of the most effective ways of presenting complex and important values in a clear and informative way. In this lesson we will address how to utilize the basic graph options build into the program to prepare good looking and easy readable informations.

As one student already said some of the most important and interesting informations are to find in this particular lecture about powerpoint graphs.

Slide 10. Graph like a boss

PowerPoint is all about visualizing data. Graphs can be one of the most effective ways of presenting complex and important values in a clear and informative way. In this lesson we are continuing to explan various possibilities of graph usage in Powerpoint 2010 / 2013.

Slide 11. Different Chart

It's time to place our company on the map! Take a screenshot form Google Maps and use it as the basis of our contact page slide. Use powerpoints objects to distinguish certain elements of possibilities to contact you after the presentation.

Slide 12. Contact Us

It is fair, polite, nice and overall a good practice to list all the resources, tools and informations you have gathered and properly credit the authors for their contribution and making the work you do easier. Powerpoint 2013 slide including different sources we used to gather information for this presentation.

Slide 13. Used Sources

Everything good comes to and end...but this doesn't mean we can't end it with a bang! Even our powerpoint presentation has to get some closure around and we want to address this topic right now. We earned it !

Slide 14. Exit

A few quick questions so you can truly and honestly say to yourself that you remember important things from the lessons and you will benefit from the knowledge in this course.

Do You recall?
3 questions
+ Creating Templates
9 lectures 46:53

With this lecture I'd like to introduce you to the Template creation in PowerPoint topic and briefly explain what will be covered. We will talk about:

  • Master Slides

  • Layouts

  • THMX Theme Files in PowerPoint

  • XML Color schemes

...and a couple or additional tips & tricks regarding those topics.

Ways of creating templates

Here I will explain Master Slides to you and what their influence on a PowerPoint presentation is. We will use a couple of examples and create several master slides to learn what they can do in a powerpoint.

Master Slides

The next topic in line is PowerPoint layouts. Layouts are essential and very important when it comes to template creation in PowerPoint. If you want to save space and make blank presentation slides layouts are very useful in doing so. Here I will explain to you the technical details of a Layout, and later on you will learn how to create them.


This lecture will explain to you how XML files are created, where to copy them to have color schems in your powerpoint and what their actual usage is.

XML files - Usage and Importing

This tutorial will showcase you what THMX files are, what do they bring into a PowerPoint file and how they are used in real-life appliance. You must remember that clicking on a powerpoint design will override any current layouts you might have!

THMX files - What They Are

This lesson is there to show you the potential struggle you can have while working within both the Slide Master and the regular PowerPoint design window. A few issues , but also benefits for setting up templates better!

Creating a Layout - Pros and Cons

With this lesson I would finally want to go forward and show you a real life example of how new slides, templates, and custom shapes are added within our slide master view. This allows us to create advanced presentations and slides!

Creating a Layout - Advanced Usage

This will be the most mature lesson within this module. Learn how to effectively use the Slide Master and create two, advanced, very useful Layouts and slides for our example template.

Designing Templates - Multiply Layouts

With this lecture I'd like to sum everything we were talking about up and once again remind you of all the differences and difficulties that you may face. I will briefly talk about master slides in powerpoint, layouts in powerpoint, powerpoint color schemes and powerpoint themes (THMX files).

+ Slide Design #2 (Inspiration)
15 lectures 01:31:00

Here you can download images to work on your new slides if you haven't any on your PC and also the new presentation with custom slides to use and work along with me!

Resources for Download

This is the first slide you learn to design in 2016, where I show you how to work with images in Powerpoint, how to chop them and fill out shapes with them so they start to create an interesting composition on it's own. Learn powerpoint quick & efficient thanks to new on-trend designs.

Preview 06:55

With this slide I want to expand your picture editing knowledge by teaching you how to subtract in powerpoint, how to cut out equal pieces out of pictures, this all applies to powerpoint 2016, powerpoint 2013, powerpoint 2011, and powerpoint 2010!

Preview 07:32

With this powerpoint slide design I want to teach you what makes a good presentation. You can switch between two colors much smoother if you make one slide to feature / fill in the color that will come next. The viewer will see what approaches him and will be more prepared to recieve the content.

Preview 04:33

In this powerpoint presentation tutorial I will teach you how to design a slide with custom shapes and how to make a gradient, colorful border around any object in PowerPoint, even photographs!

Slide 18: Custom Colorful Icons & Image Border

In this slide I want to show you two powerpoint design & presentation techniques which include bulletpoints! You can customize the look and output of bulletpoints themselves, and add animations which will greatly improve the recieved message from people viewing the actual presentation. You can dim out points that were already explained!

Slide 19: Proper Bulletpoint Usage

In this tutorial we will search together for a nice image and populate our slide with content until we have everything we need to catch our viewers attention. We will both present a lot of text and well prepared design. The viewer will not notice how much text there is if we draw his attention to nice things...like an image :)

Slide 20: Great slide in Powerpoint no matter how much text

Design is all about capturing the viewers attention while still conveying all the information you want to get through in it. With this slide I want to show you a simple yet effective slide design which can be used to prepare a clean and powerful powerpoint presentation. If you are looking for good tips on how to make a nice powerpoint template and start off your presentation then I am inviting you to this tutorial! Check out how I created this slide.

Slide 21: Clean calm slide template

This tutorial will teach you how to create custom icons in powerpoint and make an infographic out of them. I will teach you how you can prepare a slide to present infographical elements within powerpoint using only our native tools. You can also download icons from over the web but it can be just as well done by hand. Learn this nice slide design and up your game in powerpoint :)

Slide 22: Simple Infographic slide tutorial in Powepoint

This tutorial will show you how images can be put into any shape. I will teach you how to properly prepare, crop and manage images to be able to create any slide you want. Sometimes we have unconventional ideas for our slide layout and powerpoint may seem as it has limitations in that regard. Some limitations can be however overcome and we can design a good powerpoint slide template for our presentations with master slides and adding placeholders.

Preview 06:17

In this tutorial I want to show you a way of creating slides with an image border. We will use an image as the background, the crop it around and overlay with a box so it looks as the image would be the border of the slides. The canvas becomes smaller thus more focused!

Preview 06:16

In this tutorial we will prepare a four blocks slide design template. This will teach you how to use custom shapes and objects to prepare an universal design suitable for any kind of presentation where you have to explain a few separate points, one by one. 

Slide 25. Four blocks with icons and text

With this tutorial I want to show you how you can experiment with images and custom borders to make it appear as if this powerpoint template would alllow you to put an image behind borders on one side, and before them on the other side. This is a very distinguished effect which will help you make amazing powerpoint templates and presentations!

Slide 26. Creative Image Template

In this tutorial I would like for once to work with charts and show you an easy design which you can execute for your pie charts and overall chart slides. Charts can be very effective if we tune them a little bit from the stadard powerpoint design into more interesting charts. Hope you will like this tutorial!

Slide 27. Powerpoint pie chart - how to work with charts

This was a student question and request on how to present / design / work with an organigramme within PowerPoint. In that tutorial I tried to show an interesting approach about morphing transitions which we could use to explain certain parts of our organigramme!

Slide 28. How to present an organigramme with Morph Transitions
This is an optional assignmnet where I would like to ask you to share ANY screenshots of slides, designs, or work related stuff you did and wish to show me. Either for showcase or simply for constructive feedback! You are well on your way towards the latter end of the course, good job!
Would you like to share anything you did so far?
2 questions
+ Tables in PowerPoint
9 lectures 33:43

Here I would like to showcase 4 types of creating (or importing) tables into PowerPoint.

Types of Tables

With the native PowerPoint INSERT TABLE feature we can create a basic table straight out of our menu. We have a number of adjustments available afterwards.

Native Table Design

On the Layout tab we can add cells, merge cells, edit rows and also position the text in our table. Let's explore this part of the PowerPoint table and check the entire layouts tab.

Table Layout - Add and Edit Cells

The last custom feature in Powerpoints table design is the Draw Table and Erase table feature. With this pen-like tool we can either draw on or delete elements from our tables.

Using the Pen and Eraser

We do not have to stay only in PowerPoint - we can also copy over and import tables straight from our Excel spreadsheets. Let me show you two ways of copying over Excel data into PowerPoint. Either by adding an object or by pasting the content over.

Importing EXCEL data

This is an additional lecture which showcases how to live link data between Excel and PowerPoint files. With a couple tricks we can manage to get our data updated automatically every time we make a change in Excel.

Bonus - Live Linking EXCEL data

Let me show you an example of designing a PowerPoint table myself. I would like to showcase how to make a completely custom design to make tables look more appealing. In the first part we are creating the background for this design.

Designing a table Pt. 1

In the second part we will add the actual table and it's data. We will use our example data from Excel and work our way towards a finished PowerPoint design.

Designing a table Pt. 2

With this final lecture I want to wrap things up by adding a few more design elements like an overlay and a reflection to make this a grade A design and also to show you what is possible with a few of our PowerPoint tricks!

Final adjustments
+ Polishing Presentations
7 lectures 23:05

In this lesson I would like to show you how to find good music and implement it into Your Powerpoint presentation with a simple few clicks! Use music to enrich your PPT2013 presentation.

Adding Subtle Music

Edit the theme colors and mater slides to achieve a custom effect across all the slides. There are so many usefull and interesting powerpoint tricks you can always learn, so watch this lesson to get more out of this course.

3 Sneaky tricks! Global Changes

Adding slide numbers to the presentation, sections, adjusting the color of the coffe break and maybe adding the presentation title into it.

Overall adjustments to polish our presentation and be sure that we did everything that was in our powerpoint 2013 might.

Adjustments to the presentation

A great technique to polish your presentations with a vignette!

How to create a vignette in powerpoint

With this quick tip I want to show you how to properly save your entire presentation to a PDF file!

Save powerpoint presentation as a PDF

With this "tips & tricks" lecture I want to show you a simple technique how to add navigation menus to your presentation without hassle. They can be simple yet elevate the design of a presentation!

Navigation menu in PowerPoint

With this lecutre I would like to teach you how to use Links and Actions in PowerPoint. With that we can for example create a navigation, annotations for our slides, be able to jump to other topics or quickly revisit a slide we were already talking about.

Links and Actions as a Navigation
+ Slide Design #3 (New Ideas)
9 lectures 48:05

Let me introduce you to the content of this section, you can also download the presentation resources here.

Introduction to this section

With this tutorial I would like to teach you a complete workflow of preparing, analyzing, designing and finally animating a flow chart in powerpoint! Powerpoint gives us a lot of tools to create shape based objects and text boxes, so it's a perfect design space to utilize our workflows, alghoritms, diagrams and flow charts.

Slide 29. Design and Animate a Flow Chart

With this lecture I would like to show you an additional, bonus slide design to perform. It will actually be leaning towards an ad banner or poster design which could be used to advertise something, but this can be just as well a nice PowerPoint slide as any other graphic art. Enjoy this little tutorial, a couple of useful tricks shown here and there to remember!

Slide 30. Ad Banner Concept and Execution

So here we are, having an image background and wanting to do something flashy with it, perhaps reveal certain parts of it, add articstic effects or just adding a bit of flavour with color changes. All that is possible if we duplicate the image in powerpoint, crop it to the right amount and then work with shapes or crops within those small areas. The duplicated item can be adjusted while the background remains the same. Easy peasy!

Slide 31. Chopped up Images in PowerPoint

With this slide design I would like to discuss with you our possibilities of making frames for pictures. Pictures in PowerPoint can look more unique if we prepare custom shapes and form a frame with them. Let me show you my simple approach of such slide design!

Slide 32. Unique Rounded Picture Frame

In this tutorial I would like to go with you about making a modern infographic element - a triangle chart. We will design the entire infographic element together in PowerPoint and add interesting shadows, folds and ribbnos to it. The entire design will be consistent and allow us to select any color scheme to work with. We will be able to display 3 or more relevant informations on one piece.

Slide 33. Triangle Infographic Chart

This is a very popular technique of making brush, chaotic anc custom shape styles as image placeholders. We can either create a template with it or just a simple overlay / placeholder for your images. There are a couple of methods how we could do this and in this tutorial I wish to show you the font method which is the most straight forward in my opinion and easiest to master. Take a look and enjoy :)

Slide 34. Brush-style Image Placeholders - Font Method

This tutorial tries to be a direct answer to my viewers about a school presentation type of slide. Plenty of design and powerpoint usage is geared towards corporate, professional and business use, but what about those more playful, happy and friendly animated slides? It seem that there is a demand for this type of tutorials and I will try to elaborate a little on this topic :)

Slide 35. Slide for school projects - An animated slide example

With this tutorial I want to show you how to design those viral image quotes that people share on Instagram, Snapchat,  facebook, twitter and other social media. Design a simple quote poster in powerpoint which you can share across all media with ease.

Slide 36. Image Quote Poster for Social Media
+ ZOOM & MORPH (2019+)
9 lectures 38:37

Here I wish to introduce you to the ZOOM & MORPH section of this course.

Introduction and Important notice

Let me list a few features that the ZOOM feature in PowerPoint brings to the table.

ZOOM - Features

What is the difference between ZOOM & MORPH? Which one to use? Let me explain what morph actually is and what it isn't!

MORPH - What is it

Let me explain why ZOOM is a game changer and how it competes with PREZI and it's native functionality. Microsoft has really stepped up bringing in this function to PowerPoint.

ZOOM - Why is it a game changer

Here we will go through the possible version of the PowerPoint ZOOM. I will show you how to insert slide zooms, section zooms and even a summary zoom!

ZOOM - Practical Example

I will try to explain the MORPH transition on a few examples. Let me guide you through the possibilities of this feature.

MORPH - Example and usage

With this quick update, I would like to show you a great feature that Microsoft introduced. By matching the exact name and adding two exclamation marks "!!" before a shape name in the Selection Pane in PowerPoint we are able to almost seamlessly blend and morph between those two objects. If PowerPoint is unable to find relevant points to morph an object it will cross-fade that object which also looks really good and the effect is close to a seamless morph.

MORPH - New "!!" Feature is another Game Changer

With this tutorial I am going to show how you can zoom into parts of an image and zoom into parts of your previously created PowerPoint slide. With the usage of the Morph Transition you can make powerpoint animate from place to place and navigate like a camera for you. The prezi-like effect is very easy to create and I will show you how to use it properly.

MORPH - Zoom Into Parts of Your Slide

In the conclusion I wish to talk a little about the various similarities and differences. Also the advantages and disadvantages of using these features!

Conclusion - What is better
+ Presenting Large Data
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A little introduction to this section. Here I will show you tips and tricks how to better present presentations which are content leavy and have a lot of data on them


One of the first and best tips I can give you to give such presentations is to split up the attention of viewers. You could call it using "b-rolls" for presentation. Giving some of the content more space and presenting it on a separate slide.

Switch Attention

Another thing you can do with messy presentations is to organize and chop up its content into smaller, more understandable pieces.

Organize Layout

Not only content, but also the look itself matters a lot. Why don't we try making boxes equally big, maybe colors more similar to each other and a few other tweaks without a major redesign.

Make data cohesive and understandable

One of the hardest things to present are graps and tables. Large tables. With a lot of data. I will show you tricks how to make it easier to read and understand by the viewer. You can again lower the amount of information presented and "soften" people down in advance.

Expressing Large Data on Tables

What if you don't even have access to a table or graph? You just have a picture inserted and have to somehow convey valuable information in a couple of sentences. Tricky? Yes. Let me show you what can be done here.

Working with Inserted Picture Data

This is more of a bonus tip for users of the newest PowerPoint versions and office 365 subscribers which have access to the ZOOM feature. Let me show you one technique that might make slides a bit more enjoyable to watch.

Utilizing Office 365 ZOOM Feature

This is a little bonus lecture which I wanted to include in the Presenting Large Data material about creating organization charts with help of Smart Art in PowerPoint.

BONUS: Organization Chart with Smart Art

A little summary and statement about the ZOOM feature. You will see how I set up the summary lecture (presentation) to explain what we were talking about in this section. I hope you'll enjoy it!