Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 the Easy Way - 9 Hours

Master Your Presentation! Get 9-hour of PowerPoint training and learn how to use PowerPoint 2013 effectively
  • Lectures 57
  • Video 14 Hours
  • Skill level beginner level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion

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Course Description

With the newest version of Microsoft’s presentation software, PowerPoint 2013, you can do more than ever when it comes to creating expertly designed slideshows. In this PowerPoint Training: How to Use PowerPoint 2013 course, our professional instructor will walk you through the exciting new features of PowerPoint 2013. Throughout this 9-hour class, you’ll learn the most effective ways to create polished presentations along with valuable shortcuts and tips for saving time.

Starting with the basics, you’ll discover how to work with the colorful new PowerPoint 2013 templates and to design your own backgrounds from scratch. Then, you’ll learn to add images, hyperlinks, audio, and video for engaging slides and attention-grabbing animations. As you then learn to merge shapes, maximize smart guides, and use motion paths, you’ll master custom icon creation and accurately aligned graphics. Finally, you’ll see how to take your presentations to the cloud as you learn to save your work online and to publish to the SkyDrive.

Don’t let technical difficulties get in your way. Prepare for every meeting by learning to size presentations in standard and wide screen layouts, and to run them on the web or via smartphones.

From 10 minute slideshows to lengthy presentations, this PowerPoint 2013 training course will give you the tools you need to share your story effectively.

Even if you’ve been making presentations for years, our tutorials will give you the inside scoop on new PowerPoint 2013 features that will take your work up another notch. Your presentations will look better than ever!

Plus, when you sign up for our class, you’ll also get these 6 BONUSES in addition to the 40+ online course videos:

  1. Downloadable & printable keyboard shortcuts - to help you save time and get your work done faster.
  2. An online quiz (40 questions) - to test what you've learned.
  3. Exercise files – to help you become proficient with the material.
  4. Downloadable & printable transcripts – to give you another learning option, if you prefer reading but don’t have time to take notes.
  5. Downloadable MP3s to play on your favorite audio device - to help you learn in the car, while you walk, or in the gym.
  6. A certificate of completion to tell everyone you've aced the course.

Where else can you find so many extra tools to help you gain advanced skills in Excel 2013?!?!

Take this ultimate PowerPoint Training course right now and learn how to use PowerPoint 2013.

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What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 57 lectures and 13 hours of content!
  • Creating backgrounds and working with templates
  • Images, audio, and video
  • Using a touch device
  • Trust Center and data protection
  • Web presentations and sharing work through email and SkyDrive
  • Align guides feature and shape merges
  • Bonus practice files

What is the target audience?

  • Users new to PowerPoint 2013 and those upgrading from previous software versions

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


Section 1: Introduction
Acquiring PowerPoint 2013
What's New in PowerPoint 2013
13 pages
The PowerPoint 2013 exercise/example files consist of a single .ZIP file. You will need to download the SSI-PowerPoint-Example-Files.zip file to your PC or Mac (the files are not compatible with a mobile device) and unzip the file. Once unzipped, all of the exercise/example files will reside in one folder.
Course transcripts
218 pages
MP3 audio files
Section 2: Using Touch
Overview of Principles
Section 3: Getting Started
PowerPoint Workspace; Opening, Saving and Exiting
Backstage View; Protecting Presentations; Editing Properties
Section 4: Help
Online and Offline Help
Section 5: PowerPoint Options
Customize Settings and Preference
Section 6: The Ribbon and Toolbars
The Ribbon
Quick Access Toolbar
Mini Toolbar
Status Bar
Section 7: Backup, AutoSave and AutoRecover
Backup Files; Adjust AutoSave; Recover Unsaved Presentation
Section 8: Creating a Presentation
New Blank Presentation; Slide Size, Orientation and Background
Adding Contents; Adding and Deleting Slides
Section 9: Views
Adjusting View and Adding Notes in Normal View; Promote/Demote and Expand/Collapse in Outline View
Moving Slides in Slide Sorter View; Notes Page and Reading View
Section 10: Undo and Redo
Undo and Redo Actions; Set Maximum Number of Undos
Section 11: Working with Text
Adding and Formatting Text; Placeholder Textbox
Manual Textbox; Inserting Symbols
Section 12: Copy, Cut and Paste
Using Clipboard and Mini Toolbar; Paste Option
Section 13: Spelling and Grammar Checking
AutoCorrect and Proofing
Section 14: Masters, Themes and Layouts
Templates, Slides and Masters
Background Color, Themes and Layouts
Header and Footer
Section 15: Lists
Course Review
Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Section 16: Paragraph Formatting
Alignment, Line Spacing, Ruler and Tabs
Section 17: Working with Images and Clip Art
Inserting Pictures
Formatting Pictures
Photos and Photo Albums
Clip Art
Section 18: Working with Shapes and Drawings
Drawing and Formatting Shapes
Creating Complex Shapes
Section 19: Saving a Presentation
Save Options, Create PDF/XPS Document, Change File Type
Section 20: Tables
Creating and Formatting Tables
Section 21: Charts
Creating Charts using Excel; Editing Data, Chart Type and Chart Element
Section 22: Animation
Basics of Animation
Controlling Animation; Motion Path
Animation of SmartArt
Section 23: Printing and Page Setup
Printing Slides and Handouts
Section 24: Interactivity and Hyperlinks
Linking to a Webpage and a Slide
Section 25: Laying out Slides
Aligning Objects; Grid and Guides; Nudging
Section 26: Preparing for a Presentation
Spell check; Create Handouts and Videos; Inspect Document; Hide Slide; Custom Show
Transitions and Timings; Setting up and Recording a Slide Show
Section 27: Delivering a Presentation
Manual Presentation; Presenter View
Section 28: Collaboration
Section 29: Sharing
Saving your Presentation on SkyDrive
PowerPoint Web App; Send Email; Get a Link
Section 30: Online Presentation
Presenting on the Web
Section 31: Working with Multimedia
Inserting and Formatting Video; Adding Audio
Section 32: Conclusion
Protecting your Presentation; Trust Center; Closing
Section 33: Course Quiz
Assessment Test
45 questions

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    • Laurie

    Extremely satisfied with the first half of the course

    At half point in this course, I am enjoying it very much. The instructor is very organized, knows the subject well, prepared for this course, and I like the way the presentations are set up. Thank you.

    • Gaby van Beek

    Clear and Instructive

    I had worked with older powerpoint version, so I thought, this is easy for me. It was not. This course helped me to renew my knowledge about PP and made me practise with a lot of PP options. I discovered even options I wasn't aware about. So, if you are new to PP this is a clear and instructive course. If you know PP it is a good refreshment and repetition. I would rate it 4,5 stars if I could, because this is not possible I rate it 5. Nothing is perfect. Most non native English speakers from Europe talk a bit faste (more speed), so for me the instructor sounds a bit slow and lazy to me. But hey, it was a very good course.

    • Kylie Naquin

    Come on

    • May Ann Reyes

    Job well done...

    This is a really amazing course. Nice and educative. I use PowerPoint myself since I need it at school and office. I easily understand what’s new in PowerPoint 2013 since Toby did a fantastic job explaining the lectures thoroughly and it’s also easy to follow. I would recommend this course to those who want to use PowerPoint 2013 with ease and confidence. Again, an amazing course.

    • Wendy Diafante

    The training course is very helpful on how to use the latest innovations on MS Powerpoint. The new version (2013) features plenty of welcome improvements from better templates to more efficient layout and editing tools. The author conveyed the message of learning this software in the easiest and quickest way possible. By the help of this tutorials, I can now create a resourceful presentations that will entertain and powerfully deliver my message.

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