"This is an excellent course to get anyone up and running with Powerpoint - great value for the money, and the instructor has been responsive to my questions. I learn very quickly and usually teach myself new things, but it's really helpful to have someone with more experience take you through each function in a methodical way and then have fun practicing each skill between lessons. "--Camille
Learn fast with direct follow along step x step learning and no filler.
Microsoft PowerPoint is a critical tool that any business professional needs to master and is an expectation in today's work world.
Unfortunately many people are not fully skilled in the use of PowerPoint, missing out on key features, or try to learn it themselves, which is not as effective and wastes a lot of time which puts them at a professional disadvantage.
THIS COMPLETE COURSE WILL TEACH YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW SO YOU CAN QUICKLY AND EASILY BECOME A MASTER AT USING THE POWERPOINT PROGRAM.
"PowerPoint, if used well, would ideally reflect the way we think."--Steve Pinker
Course Highlights Include:
Course is designed so you can watch demonstration of short individual lessons through computer screen-sharing that you can then practice and apply immediately and build your own skills!
Course can take someone from a complete beginner to an expert...FAST!
In this course you will learn:
Taught by a top Udemy instructor with an executive and training background who uses PowerPoint extensively and can help you learn PowerPoint fast.
Plus...backed by Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee so have nothing to lose and everything to gain by moving your skills and career forward.
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Follow along Step x Step to learn PowerPoint Introduction.
Start creating slides in your first lesson to get used to navigating and working inside PowerPoint.
The key area when using PowerPoint to find all the tools you need plus comparison to other PowerPoint versions.
Used for common tasks plus you will learn how you can customize this Tool Bar specifically for you.
Make quick edits such as bold, underline, font style and size with this pop up toolbar.
Learn how to use and manipulate pre-made themes and templates that are available which can make your presentation look terrific and be a big time saver.
Working with items such as pictures, shapes, charts, and other items are found under this tab that you will use quite a bit.
Very important to get this right before you do a lot of work on your presentation or you may have a lot of re-work.
Learn how to customize your background and see how important a nice background is to your audience and not a distraction.
PowerPoint gives you many choices on how to view your work-space when creating, editing, and manipulating your PowerPoint. Learn how to choose the right view to make it easy on you.
Quiz: Presentation Layout
Save time with simple tricks.
Using text quickly and properly is key to any PowerPoint slide development.
Using the best formatting options without going overboard.
Big time saver when working with large presentations and insuring consistency.
Moving items and manipulating placeholders in PowerPoint.
Quiz: Building Your Presentation Slides
How to insert pictures.
Make your pictures look great by properly formatting them.
Extra formatting you can do with pictures.
How to insert shapes.
Make your shapes look great by properly formatting them.
Make really professional looking objects with tons of customization with SmartART.
Learn how to freehand create your own shapes and squiggles.
Easily create a table without having to use a spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel.
Easily create and insert charts in PowerPoint.
Take your charts to the next level with part 2.
Make your text to look real fancy and stand out but caution, do not overdo.
How to organize the items on your slide and stack items on top of each other and placement.
Quiz: Pictures, Shapes, SmartArt, Tables, Charts And More!!
Learn advanced techniques easy with working with video.
Learn how to do video formatting and editing without purchasing a video editing program by using PowerPoint.
Insert and manipulate audio files inside your PowerPoints.
Quiz: Video And Audio
Have your slides look more dramatic with appropriate transitions.
Have your text and images in your slides do extra cool things when you are presenting.
Quiz: Slide Transitions & Animations (Builds)
Getting closer to the final presentation then use the slide sorter to organize your slides quickly and see an overview of your entire project.
Setting up a Slide master for common slide setups.
How PowerPoint can integrate with other programs.
Quiz: Slide Sorter And Slide Master In Depth Plus The Ad-Ins Tab
Real easy but the Spell Check feature can be hidden. Learn where it is and how to use it.
Nice feature built in to PowerPoint when you are looking for the perfect word.
Great for basic and fast language translation.
Quiz: Polishing Off Your Presentation
Great for teams that are reviewing PowerPoint's and giving feedback. How to track and edit.
Easily compare between versions and import from previous versions.
Quiz: Commenting And PowerPoint Version Creation
The big day has arrived and this lesson will teach you how to run your actual slideshow plus extra tips.
Unused tools you will learn about so you can be a presentation star by using built in items such as a laser pointer with your mouse and a free hand drawing pen to highlight items and more.
Quiz: Slide Show Mode
Dedicated to delivering online skill based development training where people can apply what they learned to immediate use. Steve has 25 years of experience in various leadership and management positions with a focus on training and development as well as direct international sales and operations management.
Founder Skill Build Online
Website dedicated to professional skill development in areas such as business practices and investing by leveraging online learning program development.
Director of Global Training and Program Development
Responsible for all certification training delivered in person and online for IDEAlliance which is an industry association focused on standards and best practices in the field of graphic and digital communications.
Adjunct University Instructor
Teach courses in leadership, management, and sales to University students as a part time instructor.
Hired to speak at large international industry conferences and events plus lead training seminars at a variety of events.
Provided management consulting in the areas of strategic planning, leadership development, marketing plan development, vertical market analysis, niche market analysis, and sales and other training. Plus wide area management expertise managing regional and international areas where needed to lead and manage other managers.
MBA from the University of ST Thomas Opus College Management and BSB from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Professional level member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD-Formally ASTD)