Create amazing animated presentations in PowerPoint

Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to produce professional and attractive presentations and define Master Layouts
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Present you business, your ideas, your thesis, your researches, the results of your work is crucial wherever you are active.

If you do not do the right presentation you will not amaze your audience, you will not entice your potential customers.

In this course I will show you how to use Microsoft (TM) PowerPoint to create amazing animated presentations.

I will show you how to turn a boring layout into a dynamic and powerful slide show.

You will learn:

  • how to use PowerPoint
  • what is a slide master
  • how to create and format a slide master and its elements and layout
  • how to setup slide shows
  • how to define animations, showing objects and elements at specific time instants and after triggering specific events
  • how to create new shapes and new images out of existing components
  • how to create cartoons to generate powerful slide shows
  • how to add media to a PowerPoint presentation
  • how to display processes, flow charts, charts, histograms and organization charts in PowerPoint

At the end you will be able to create your own PowerPoint slide shows with animations, texts and images.

What are the requirements?

  • be familiar with computers and the Internet
  • basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Learn how to setup a Slide Master in PowerPoint
  • Learn how to setup a Slide Show in PowerPoint
  • Learn how to create animation for a Slide Show in PowerPoint
  • Learn how to combine shapes and shapes with images in PowerPoint
  • Learn how to modify images in PowerPoint
  • Learn how to create a presentation in PowerPoint with tables and charts
  • Create cartoons and personal images in PowerPoint
  • Add media in PowerPoint
  • Turn PowerPoint presentations into videos

What is the target audience?

  • Who is familiar with computers and the Internet
  • familiarity with the function and basic use of the software
  • familiarity with Windows or Mac computers
  • Who owns a copy of Microsoft Office with 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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Starting with PowerPoint
Introduction
Preview
01:44
04:07

The Overview of Microsoft PowerPoint

The main functions of Microsoft PowerPoint

07:10

Example of basic PowerPoint presentation

Add objects

Add elements to your presentation

Set the layout of the slides

08:05

The basic setup of a PowerPoint presentation

Add slides and sections

Add images

Overview of the Home ribbon

08:40

How to add slides and sections in a PowerPoint presentation

Add shapes, images, texts and other objects

Format the objects in a PowerPoint presentation


02:26

Manage the language in your PowerPoint presentation

Add and view comments to a PowerPoint presentation

Compare reviews in a PowerPoint presentation

Overview of the Review Ribbon in PowerPoint

07:32

The Presentation views

The Slide Master Views

The Show options: zoom, ruler, guidelines and guides

Define colors in PowerPoint

Arrange windows in PowerPoint

Section 2: Format the Layout
Introduction
01:59
01:55

The main formats of a PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint vs Video formats

07:34

How to define the layout of a PowerPoint presentation

How to define your Slider Master to crate your video background templates

How to choose the layout for your videos
04:43

How to access the slide master

Add layouts and slide masters in PowerPoint

Format the layouts of Slide Masters in PowerPoint


05:54

Customize your video background templates with the Slide Master in Microsoft PowerPoint

How to add a logo to your videos using PowerPoint

How to customize the header and footer of your videos in PowerPoint

How to format the styles of your video backgrounds with the Slide Master in PowerPoint

03:05

What are the guide lines in PowerPoint

Which advantage you have using the guide lines in PowerPoint for your presentations


08:17

Understand how to add and format placeholders in a slide master in PowerPoint

Understand how to add and format objects and texts in a slide master in PowerPoint

07:23

Add special formats to the placeholders and elements of a slide master in PowerPoint

04:22

Add customized layouts to a slide master in PowerPoint

How to format the layouts of a slide master in PowerPoint

02:45

How to format the header and footer of a Slide Master

What is a body text and design text

Which default fields you can use in a Slide Master in PowerPoint

04:58

How to change the body and design text in your Slide Master in a PowerPoint presentation

Format the fonts in a Slide Master in PowerPoint

Customize the fonts of the placeholder texts in a Slide Master in PowerPoint

04:57

How to customize the default colors and the objects/shapes in a Slide Master in a PowerPoint presentation

01:31

Customize the background of a slide master in PowerPoint after customizing the theme colors

03:54

Why and how you sometimes may need more the one Slide Masters in a PowerPoint presentation

How you can do create and manage more Slide Masters in a PowerPoint presentation

When to you and when not to use more than one Slide Master in a PowerPoint presentation

Preserve slide masters

05:16

How to customize the background of a PowerPoint presentation

How to make your PowerPoint presentation stand out from the rest

6 questions

You will verfiy how far you are in understading how to format a PowerPoint presentation

Section 3: Objects and Images
Introduction
01:45
06:47

How and where to select or define objects in Microsoft PowerPoint

Customize objects to improve your PowerPoint presentations

How to format objects in a PowerPoint presentation
07:22

Generate personalized shapes in PowerPoint

Use more objects to create a new one in PowerPoint

Combine objects in PowerPoint

Merge objects in PowerPoint
08:50

How to create new images combining images and objects in PowerPoint

How to create new images modifying existing images in PowerPoint

01:59

Remove or customize the background of images in PowerPoint

Customize and format images in PowerPoint

05:40

The relative alignment of objects in PowerPoint

The absolute alignment of objects in PowerPoint

Rotate objects in PowerPoint

03:17

How to combine, crop and merge images, shapes, drawings and customized free shapes and create new images in PowerPoint

PowerPoint - Create images combining images and drawings (II)
04:06
PowerPoint - Create images combining images and drawings (III)
03:17
PowerPoint - Create images combining images and drawings (IV)
04:33
4 questions

You will verify your knowledge about objects and images in PowerPoint

Section 4: Slide Show and Presentations
Introduction
01:21
04:24

How to execute a presentation in PowerPoint

How to customize the execution of a PowerPoint presentation

How a PowerPoint presentation can be turned into a video

02:36

The steps to follow to prepare a presentation in PowerPoint

Transitions and animations in a PowerPoint presentation

04:55

What is a transition in PowerPoint

How to assign a transition in PowerPoint

How to create animations with transitions in PowerPoint

06:26

How to execute your presentation

The show options

Share your presentation

Record your presentation

Customize your presentation in PowerPoint

The commands during the Slide Show in PowerPoint

Cursor, pen, zoom functions in a Slide Show in PowerPoint

2 questions

You will verify your knowledge about Slide Show in PowerPoint

Section 5: Animations
Introduction
01:29
05:28

The animation types in PowerPoint

Assign animations to events in PowerPoint

How to decide which animations you need in your PowerPoint presentation

How to order and schedule events in PowerPoint

07:36

How to schedule an animation in PowerPoint

How to define and modify the sequence of an animation sets in PowerPoint

How to define the duration of an animation in PowerPoint

How to make animation repeatable in a PowerPoint presentation

How to trigger animations with events in PowerPoint

07:31

How to manage animations in PowerPoint with the animation pane

Define animation options in PowerPoint

Customize effects for animations in PowerPoint

Use the animation ane in PowerPoint to schedule and plan your animation in a presentation

04:29

How to add movements to objects in a PowerPoint presentation

The motion paths as animations in PowerPoint

03:29

This is a summary of what we have learnt so far about animations in PowerPoint

7 questions

You will verify your knowledge about animations in PowerPoint

Section 6: Cartoons
Introduction
01:50
02:44

My personal secret and recipe to create cartoons with Microsoft PowerPoint

Overview of the possibilities to create cartoon and personalized shapes in PowerPoint

08:31

How to create personalized characters as cartoons in PowerPoint

How to generate human shapes in PowerPoint

Create your style and logos with cartoons in PowerPoint

Cartoons as customized and combined shapes in PowerPoint

05:16

How to generate human characters as cartoons in 3D with PowerPoint

06:21

How to use PowerPoint to create complex combined objects and shapes in prospective

Create images in prospective in PowerPoint

PowerPoint as an amazing tool to generate complex graphics

14:02

Create complex objects as images, cartoons, icons and avatar in PowerPoint

Use PowerPoint to generate your gallery of objects to use for your video presentations

08:24
How to generate complex shapes in 3D with PowerPoint
02:19

How to define your library of cartoons, images, icons and avatars

The secrets behind having a library of images generated in PowerPoint

08:30

How to customize your cartoons templates in PowerPoint

How to modify your complex shapes and images generated in PowerPoint for other presentations and videos

Change the style of your images for the different products and video courses in PowerPoint

2 questions

You will verify your ability to create cartoons in PowerPoint

Section 7: PowerPoint - Professional Presentations
Introduction
01:48
08:44

Add a table to a PowerPoint presentation

Manage and format the data in a PowerPoint presentation

02:22
Get data from an external source to a table in a PowerPoint presentation
07:49

Add and format charts in a PowerPoint presentation

Add and format diagrams in a PowerPoint presentation

02:39

How to add and manage formulas in a PowerPoint presentation

04:16

Add processes, flow charts, organization charts to PowerPoint presentations

4 questions

You will verify your ability in adding tables and charts to a PowerPoint presentation

Section 8: PowerPoint - Media
Introduction
01:29
04:35

How to add videos to a PowerPoint presentation

01:28
How to add online videos to a PowerPoint presentation
03:20
How to add audios to a PowerPoint presentation
03:54

Record your voice and add to a PowerPoint presentation

Save your PowerPoint presentation as a video

The Camtasia Addin for PowerPoint

4 questions

You will verify your ability to create media with PowerPoint

Section 9: Conclusions
PowerPoint - Complete example
11:32
Conclusions
01:25
Section 10: Bonuses
06:39

Some tips and tricks to prepare your video script to be narrated during a Powerpoint presentation to be recorded as a video (e.g. with Camtasia)

12:04

Some tips and tricks when you are doing an animated Powerpoint presentation

12:35

Some tips and tricks when you are doing an animated Powerpoint presentation

13:37

Some tips and tricks when you are using cartoons for animated Powerpoint presentations

08:55

Some tips and tricks when you are using cartoons for animated Powerpoint presentations

11:07

Some tips and tricks when you are doing animated Powerpoint presentations with special effects using cartoons, images and motions

13:38

This is my personal unrevieled secret on how to make animations with static images

06:55

How to manage the objects on a slide in PowerPoint

Overview of the Selection Pane in PowerPoint

How to rename objects (texts, shapes, titles, images) on slides in a PowerPoint presentation

09:51

Where to find royalty free images

Where to find royalty free cartoons

Where to find royalty free avatars

Where to create avatars for free

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Instructor Biography

Daniele Protti, Project Manager and Software Architect

I have 20+ years experience in IT project management, software development and software architecture.

I have led several teams of software developers as project manager, quality manager and as team leader in different companies and different countries in sectors e.g. telecommunication, research & development, travel business, Internet marketing and Internet business, consultancy and services.

I have been responsible to collect the requirements of projects, applications and processes, design the databases and specify the final objects.

During my career I have accumulated a lot of experiences dealing with processes of any kind and the need to define the tools to manage them and collect the information.

Most of my tools have been written in VB, VBA, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Javascript using databases e.g. Informix, Postgres, Oracle and MySql.

I have organized all my experiences in courses which are not only a list of functions and methods but contain also my practical experiences and considerations about how to cope with the different situations and which solutions to suggest.

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