Simplicity PowerPoint Theme: Design & Animate First 5 Slides

Design 5 Modern PowerPoint slides - Simplicity theme. Animate them with awesome animations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
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Learn to design and animate modern PowerPoint presentations
Design 5 Modern, stunning slides from Simplicity Theme in PowerPoint
Add subtle, but modern animations to those modern slides you have designed in PowerPoint
Equip yourself to design and animate PowerPoint presentations


  • Basic familiarity in PowerPoint Animations is required. Such as how to add entrance effects, exit effects.
  • Access to PowerPoint 2016 or Office 365 latest version
  • Curiosity to watch or learn, 'How these modern slides are designed?'


Modern Slide Design and Animation

Well-designed Slide, always provides a professional, custom look that says that the presenter cared enough about the audience. It is always necessary to give slide design as much effort and consideration as annual reports and other materials preparation. Because it decides the standard and level of company or person.

When all your slide design look alike, your entire message can be blurred. So a trendy, modern and customized slides will always support you. It’s about making an impact that influences your audience.

Why to go for animation in addition to design process?

Audiences mostly learn more when presented with multimedia PowerPoint. It plays a major role in delivery of information and illustrate processes. 

It enhances visual interest and help the audience to focus on what the presenter is presenting and helps the presenter to reinforce key points. Adding movement to text, graphics, and images always create a dynamic and engaging experience.

What's inside this course?

This course is all about Designing and Animating 5 Unique and Modern PowerPoint slides. You will learn How to design and animate the first 5 slides of the Simplicity PowerPoint theme.

I have included an Introduction Section to know the importance of designing a PowerPoint slide and What you are going to learn in this entire course. I have also shown a preview of slides which you are going to design and animate using PowerPoint.

A resource file is also added, which consists of some images and fonts that I have used while designing these 5 trendy slides. I have covered the designing and animating process of the trendy Slides in a step by step manner.

Who this course is for:

  • PowerPoint users, who want to learn Modern slide design and animation
  • Professors, Teachers, Instructors, YouTubers
  • Professionals, Executives, Corporates
  • CEOs, CFOs and Entrepreneurs, who are often making presentations and want to switch to latest professional style of PowerPoint slide design & animation


Digital Marketing Executive. SEO expert
Arun Nagarathanam
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 18,804 Reviews
  • 155,289 Students
  • 5 Courses

Arun Nagarathanam is a top online instructor, who has got expertise in various fields and software such as search engine optimization, WordPress web development, digital graphic design & animation. He teaches online courses to over 100,000 students across 190 countries. His SEO, web development courses have received high admiration for the comprehensive tutorials and practical approach with lots of hands on examples.

He is an Electrical & Electronics Engineer, a Computer expert, a Blogger and a budding Chartered Accountant from India. His teaching style is, breaking-down complex concepts through simple examples and animations. 

That's why, his students call him a VERSATILE teacher!

For his consistent and timely support to his students in Udemy, he was awarded "Lightning responder" badge.

Areas of Expertise

Adobe Audition, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Camtasia Studio, Cyberlink Power Director

Windows 8, 10 Pro

Programming in C, C++, Java, php, Python, HTML

Data Structures

Desktop & Laptop Software Troubleshooting, Hardware repair

Android Smartphone Custom ROM installation & rooting

Privacy Protection & Securing PC, Smartphone from threats

Setup, Maintenance, Security & SEO in WordPress

PIC Micro-controller Programming

Arduino Programming

Applied Electronics, Power Electronics & Medical Electronics

High Voltage Engineering, Transmission & Distribution

Strategic Financial Management


Indian Yogasanam

Budding Chartered Accountant [August 2012 - Present]   

He has been presenting so many captivating presentations. These presentations, they speak for themselves through custom motion path animations and that's his secret of keeping his audience engaged. He is specialized in 'Financial Management'.   

His job is to:   

> Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.   

> Inspect cash on hand, notes receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and cancelled checks to confirm records are accurate.   

> Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.   

> Collect and analyse data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.   

> Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.   

> Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.   

Blogger / WordPress Admin [January 2011 - May 2012]   

His work was to:   

> Publish news, reviews on latest and upcoming computer hardware components.   

> Implement updates, upgrades, and patches in a timely manner to limit loss of service.   

> Back up or modify applications and related data to provide for disaster recovery.   

> Collaborate with development teams to discuss, analyse, or resolve usability issues.   

> Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.   

> Assign topics, events and stories to individual writers or reporters for coverage.   

> Review or update web page content or links in a timely manner, using appropriate tools.   

He also helped his followers to manage WordPress blogs, optimize SEO, design logos, create animations, customize the look of their themes, secure their websites and ultimately to monetize them.  

Freelance Writer [June 2010 - December 2010]   

He started his career as a part time Freelance Writer. His responsibilities were:   

> Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.   

> Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.   

> Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel.   

Electrical & Electronics Engineer - [2006 - 2010]   

He has done several simulations and hardware projects.   

To name a few,   

> 'Portable heartbeat calculator' in 2008   

> 'MPPT based solar charge controller' in 2010   

> 'Hybrid & Intelligent Power Supply Unit for PCs' in 2012   

> 'Low cost audio amplifier' which provides stereo Output, with enhanced pre-set equalizer with bass, treble and supports Virtual environment effects.

> 'U – Bend accident preventer' which displays warning signal on alternative sides of roads in hills and glows traffic lamp based on speed of the incoming vehicle.   

Moreover, he guided several students, to write coding for micro-controllers. His areas of interest are 'Applied electronics' and 'Micro-controllers programming and interfacing'.   

Computer Expert - [From unknown time - future]   

He loves to troubleshoot software issues and repair / replace hardware issues. He provides consultancy on what software to buy / use, what computer hardware to buy, what laptop to opt for etc.