Complete PowerPoint Masterclass for Beginners
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Complete PowerPoint Masterclass for Beginners

Master Fundamentals of PowerPoint from scratch. Build Professional slides with Confidence. From Basics to Advanced.
4.5 (863 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,460 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 13.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Master the fundamentals of PowerPoint inside and out with quizzes, assignments and downloads.
  • Discover tips and techniques that save time and improve workflow
  • From using sophisticated Animations, Charts and SmartArt to creating dreamlike Morph transitions - you’ll learn everything that matters in PowerPoint to build your slides with confidence
  • Covers PowerPoint Designer, Zoom, Themes, Master Slides, 3D Effects, Formatting text & Shapes, Enhancing pictures, Adding Multimedia, Interactivity, Printing, Saving, Presenting and more
  • Learn practical application for every technique you learn
  • Learn from the PowerPoint expert who designed over 7000 premium Business PowerPoint Templates - used by Fortune 500 companies worldwide
  • Works with any recent version of PowerPoint
Requirements
  • Access to PowerPoint 2013, 2016, 2019 or Microsoft 365
  • Course is suited for Beginner and Intermediate PowerPoint users. Only for Windows users. We don’t cover PowerPoint for Mac in this course.
Description

What Students Are Saying:


I love Ramgopal's teaching! I'm fairly proficient in PowerPoint but am always keen to learn more. I can count on Ramgopal to deliver some of the best PowerPoint training out there. You can't go wrong with any of this courses!

Rebecca Livermore


Superb organization of contents and a pleasant way of teaching.

Ankita Kumari


So far (and I'm halfway through the course) it's been great to see one of the (amazing!) features of PowerPoint Designer in PowerPoint 365

Bruce Earls


Well structured program with detailed explanations which help even a novice to understand, appreciate and become curious. The pace of voice narration is receptive and engaging. Thanks to the Trainer. Plenty of tips, tricks and insights exposing the power of Power point.

Sudheer Mungamuru


Very inspiring, easy to follow. Best value for money. I recommend to everyone to get this course, it may bring big impact to your career

Agam Munawar


The presenter was extremely knowledgeable, presented at an appropriate pace, and covered all the essential to enable the user to be able to prepare great ppt presentations. Thank you!

Patricia McCann


Amazing content and great pace. You can understand even a small details they way Ramgopal explain. Way to go.... Keep creating great course. Thanks

Girish Kumar Sharma


Oui ce cours correspond très bien à mes attentes. la découverte est aisée, et on sens tous de suite un changement de dimension.

Fabrice Diokri


What's in the course?

Let’s admit...  

PowerPoint can be confusing and frustrating. 

The software looks deceptively easy to learn. But, the moment you start building your slide deck, it’s a whole different story. Those endless menus, ribbons, tabs and dialog boxes can send you on a wild goose chase.

Help isn’t easy to get…

Those courses and books that promise to teach you PowerPoint, only add to your frustration by painfully going through tool after tool - telling you how each button works. That’s like going through every word in a dictionary, trying to speak the language fluently. That’s never a good approach.

If you want to truly Master PowerPoint…

What you want is not a bookish knowledge about all the tools and buttons. You need a practical understanding of the program. So that, when you sit down to build your slide deck, you know exactly what tools to use and how to use them the right way – to translate your ideas into professional looking slides.

That’s what you’ll find in this course, called the Complete PowerPoint Masterclass for Beginners.

 

No doubt, with 13.5 hours of On-demand video, carefully organized under 30 sections as 175 step by step screen-cast video tutorials - we cover every nook and cranny of PowerPoint like no other course or book does.  

But, what makes this course uniquely different from the rest, is the kind of emphasis we place on making it the most practical course you’ll go through on the subject.

 We set the context before explaining every tool and provide several examples afterwards to cement the concepts. Whether it’s common mistakes to avoid, creative workarounds for nagging issues, time saving tips or insider tricks - you’ll find them all in this course.

 After all, I’ve spent the last 15 years working with PowerPoint - day in and day out to create mission critical presentations for clients across industries.

I spent years - teaching senior managers, trainers, business owners and consultants on how to present their ideas with impact. I designed over 7000 premium PowerPoint templates that are now used by thousands of happy customers across the world. So, you are in good hands.

Let’s take a quick look at what’s in the course…

 We start the course by going through the special features that are exclusive to PowerPoint Office 365 subscription.

 You’ll learn things about PowerPoint (Office 365) like…

  • How to convert a bunch of photos and text into stunning slides - at the click of a button using PowerPoint Designer  

  • How to make your slide deck interactive in a couple of clicks using the Zoom Feature

  • How to create dynamic slides with minimal effort using Morph transitions and

  • So much more...

 Some useful sections in the course are…

  • How to get started with PowerPoint   

  • How to Present your Slides like a Pro   

  • Get Design Consistency with Master Slides and Themes

  • How to work with Shape Fills and Gradients in PowerPoint

  • All you need to know about 3D Effects and 3D Rotation

  • All about Grouping and Organizing Shapes

  • Useful yet Less Known Tricks to work with Text like a Pro

  • How to work with Pictures like a Designer

  • How to Stylize your Photos like a Pro without using Photoshop

  • How to use SmartArt with Creativity

  • All about using Data-Driven Charts in PowerPoint

  • All about using Custom Animation the right way

  • All about Adding Interactivity to your slides with Triggers & Action Buttons

  • Adding Multimedia like Audio and Video

  • All about Printing your Slides

  • How to Save your Presentation in Different Formats

  • All about Self Running Presentations

  • How to Review your Presentations

 We’ve even added an interesting quiz at the end of each section, to make your learning thorough.

 If you are serious about learning PowerPoint the right way and create slides that captivate your audience and impress your bosses, then THIS is the course for you.

 

So, go ahead and enroll in this course. Make compelling and successful PowerPoint presentations with ease!



Who this course is for:
  • Beginner and Intermediate PowerPoint users who are looking to learn PowerPoint in a structured way.
Course content
Expand all 177 lectures 13:32:08
+ Introduction
2 lectures 08:22

Welcome to this Complete PowerPoint course!

In this course you will find PowerPoint basics, creative ideas, Smart PowerPoint Tricks and Time savers. 

The suggested workflow is to:

  • View the video and follow along with me
  • Share your challenges and questions in the Q and A forum
  • Complete the quiz at the end of each section
  • Start using the techniques & tricks right away in your presentations.

So open up your PowerPoint and get started along with me...

Preview 03:45

A quick introduction to the trainer  - Ramgopal.

Preview 04:37
Take a minute to introduce yourself.
Introduce Yourself
3 questions
+ [Microsoft 365] PowerPoint Designer - One Click to Beautiful Slide Designs
5 lectures 15:41
Reviewing PowerPoint Designer tool.
Working with PowerPoint Designer
1 question
Create Better Bullet Point Slides with Designer
03:15
Create Beautiful Picture Slides with PowerPoint Designer
02:37
Create Beautiful Picture Slides with PowerPoint Designer
05:02
Review Quiz: PowerPoint Designer
3 questions
+ [Microsoft 365] Zoom Feature - Easy way to make Interactive Slide Decks
4 lectures 15:15
How to Divide your Slide Deck into Sections
04:49
Build Interactive Slide Deck with Summary Zoom
03:37
Build an interesting Section Zoom Slide
03:48
Zoom and Rotate to New Slides with Slide Zoom Feature
03:01
Review Quiz: Zoom Feature - Easy way to make Interactive Slide Decks
5 questions
+ [Microsoft 365] PowerPoint Morph - Dynamic Slides without Custom Animation
4 lectures 19:42
Understanding How Morph Transition Works
04:39
Create a beautiful Terms and Definition Slide with Morph
05:53
Present 3D Models in Style using Morph Transition
05:11
Review Quiz: Morph Transition Effects
4 questions
+ [Microsoft 365] 10 Useful yet Unknown Features of Office 365
11 lectures 34:26

Dictate feature is only available to Office 365 subscribers who have joined the Office Insider program.

If you are not seeing the Dictate option, please refer to this support article from Microsoft.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/dictate-with-your-voice-in-office-d4fd296e-8f15-4168-afec-1f95b13a6408?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#bkmk_notseeingdictate

1 How to Dictate Text using PowerPoint
01:58
2 How to Edit SVG Images right inside PowerPoint
03:32
3 Discover New Free Icons & Edit them in PowerPoint
03:28

Photos shared online are owned by their creators. A new feature of PowerPoint called Photo Attribution - ensures that you do not violate copyright terms. Know more about this feature in this video.

4 Photo Attribution made easy by PowerPoint
02:51
5 How to Ink Math Equations in PowerPoint
03:06
6 Power of Smart Lookup option in PowerPoint
02:31
7 How to Share your presentation with others
03:37
8 How to Customize the look of your PowerPoint Interface
03:45
9 Time Saver: Find Tools Instantly with Tell Me Feature
01:34

Microsoft has recently released PowerPoint 3D Model Animation feature in Office 365 version. Learn more about this feature in this video.


10: NEW Feature: Animated 3D Model
03:08

This feature is available to PowerPoint 365 subscribers who have enabled the free Office Insider option. You can enable Office Insider by going to Account - Options and Enabling the feature.

NEW Feature: Sketchy Shapes
04:56
Review Quiz : Useful Unknown Features on Office 365
7 questions
+ [Get Started] How to Get Started with PowerPoint
7 lectures 28:14
How to Start PowerPoint
01:11
How To Start a New PowerPoint Presentation
04:01
Understanding PowerPoint Ribbon
04:57
Understanding Menus, Dialog Boxes and Panes
07:16
Time Saver: Setting Up the Quick Access Toolbar
07:13
Time Saver: Pin PowerPoint to Taskbar
01:14
Useful Trick: Auto hide PowerPoint Ribbon
02:22

Review Quiz:  How to Get Started with PowerPoint

Review Quiz: How to Get Started with PowerPoint
7 questions
+ [Get Started] How to Start Working with your Slides
12 lectures 55:47
How to Work With Editing Workspace
08:12
How to Add New Slides to your Presentation
03:07
How to Choose the Right Slide Layout
05:11
How to Add Notes to your Slides
05:11
How to Change Slide Size ( Widescreen vs Standard)
04:07
How to Reuse Slides from Another Presentation
05:35
How to Copy & Paste Slides the Right Way
06:49
How to Save your PowerPoint File
05:29
Useful Trick: How to Password Protect your Presentation
04:38
Time Saver: How to Access and Pin Recently Saved Files
03:41
Time Saver: Increase Recent Presentations
02:19
Useful Trick: Increase number of Undos
01:28

Review Quiz: How to Start Working with your Slides

Review Quiz: How to Start Working with your Slides
13 questions
+ [Slide Design] Get Design Consistency with Master Slides and Themes
10 lectures 48:32
How do Master Slides Work
10:20
4 Situations Where You Should Use Master Slides
03:40
How to Customize Slide Design Theme
04:18
How to Customize Theme Colors in PowerPoint
06:08
How to Customize Theme Fonts in PowerPoint
04:15
How to Add Headers and Footers to Your Slides
05:37
How to Create a New Custom Layout in PowerPoint
06:24
Working with Handouts and Notes Master
03:05
Time Saver: How to Replace Fonts in PowerPoint Slide Deck
02:34
Useful Trick: Remove Design Theme of Specific Slides
02:11

Review: Get Design Consistency with Master Slides and Themes

Review: Get Design Consistency with Master Slides and Themes
4 questions
+ [Autoshapes] How to Insert and Manipulate Shapes in PowerPoint
4 lectures 20:51
Basics of Inserting and Manipulating shapes
06:23
How to Apply Styles to Shapes in PowerPoint
03:08
How to Tweak Shapes in PowerPoint
05:09
How to Create Custom Shapes by Using Merge Shapes Feature
06:11

Review Quiz: How to Insert and Manipulate Shapes in PowerPoint

Review Quiz: How to Insert and Manipulate Shapes in PowerPoint
8 questions
+ [Shape Effects] How to work with Shape Fills and Gradients in PowerPoint
6 lectures 49:05
Understanding Shape Fill option in Depth
06:21
How to use the Eyedropper tool like a Pro
07:09
How to fill a Shape with Picture or Texture
09:16
Understanding Color Gradients in detail
06:04
Working With Shape Outlines
07:05
Understanding Line tools in PowerPoint
13:10

Review Quiz: How to work with Shape Fills and Gradients in PowerPoint 

Review Quiz: How to work with Shape Fills and Gradients in PowerPoint
5 questions