How to Create an Awesome PowerPoint Presentation

Learn to create a PowerPoint 2013 presentation in under an hour, with tips and tricks to make your speech professional.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Part of giving an effective presentation is using your presentation software properly.

Visualize yourself using PowerPoint 2013 to give a GREAT presentation.

When you have completed this course, you will be able to do just that! You will know how to properly use PowerPoint to enhance your presentation. You will recognize how to WOW your audience and not overwhelm them.

Why This Course Will Help You

This course is not only designed to teach you the basics of PowerPoint 2013; you will also discover tips and tricks to make your slides more audience-friendly. In less than an hour, you will learn to create a professional, effective, high-impact presentation.

This course is broken down into short lessons so that you are learning only one concept at a time.

Learn to Create WOW-Worthy Slides

We will start right from the beginning. You will learn:

  • How to create a PowerPoint from scratch
  • How to add pictures and other effects to emphasize your main points
  • Tips and tricks to make your presentation memorable

Contents and Overview

You will start off by learning how to create a slideshow and how to work with slides and content. You will learn how to add pictures and apply effects to make them stand out.

You will learn how to add motion to your slides without going overboard.

And you will know how to present your slideshow in a professional manner.

Also included are tips and tricks to create a slideshow that your audience will remember.

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Enroll now by clicking on the “Take This Course" button above!

What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
  • An understanding of basic computer commands, like cut and paste

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn how to craft a PowerPoint slideshow from scratch
  • You will understand how to add effects to your show that will impress your audience
  • You will discover hints and tips to creating an effective presentation

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to learn PowerPoint 2013
  • Anyone upgrading from a previous version of PowerPoint
  • Anyone who wants hints and tips to create a high-impact presentation

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 to the Course

In this lesson, you will learn what goes into creating a great presentation.

Section 2: Adding Slides and Content

In this lesson, you will learn how to open a blank PowerPoint presentation.

Outline for the Presentation

In this lesson, you will learn how to add slides and how to add content to those slides.

About Text
1 page

In this lesson, you will learn how to work with bullets and numbering in a text object.


In this lesson, you will learn about the different presentation views in the View tab. You will also learn how to change the order of your slides.


In this lesson, you will learn how to save your presentation.

Adding Slides and Content Quiz
4 questions
Section 3: Improving Your Slideshow

In this lesson, you will learn how to add pictures and clip art to your slides.


In this lesson, you'll get to practice adding a picture to a slide. You'll also practice moving objects on a screen.


In this lesson, you will learn how to add a design theme to your presentation.


In this lesson, you will learn how to change the background of selected slides.

Improving Your Slideshow Quiz
3 questions
Section 4: Adding Interest to Your Presentation

In this lesson, you will learn how to add text boxes and shapes.


In this lesson, you will learn how to align objects and add picture effects.


In this lesson, you will learn how to animate the objects on your slides.


In this lesson, you will practice adding animations to the title slide.


In this lesson, you will learn how to transition from one slide to the next.

Adding Interest to Your Presentation Quiz
4 questions
Section 5: The Presentation

In this lesson, you will learn how to run a presentation for your audience.

Section 6: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Michaele Downey, Business Communication Expert ★ Microsoft Office Instructor

Effective communication is essential to every organization and relationship. Learning to improve your communication skills will help you improve your relationships with your friends, coworkers, and bosses.

Hi, I’m Michaele Downey, owner of Downey Learning Academy. My company teaches business communication courses and the tools that go with them, like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Imagine yourself with excellent communication skills. You’ll be able to successfully give presentations, effectively write business letters, and speak confidently with ANYONE.

Take a course today to get the advantage in today’s competitive business world and be a success!

I look forward to working with you in one (or more!) of my courses. See you soon!

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