Eye-catching presentations using PowerPoint 2013

Improve your presentation skills and learn to effectively use PowerPoint 2013 to create eye-catching slides.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Do you want to deliver presentations that really make an impact on people? Do you know how to use PowerPoint but you’d like to learn from an expert how to really make eye-catching slides? If so, this is the course for you!

In this course you will learn how to create and deliver eye-catching presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. By combining essential presentation skills with the effective use of PowerPoint 2013, this course will give you all you need in order to present with confidence.

Instead of learning how to use a PowerPoint 2013 feature by feature, you will see how it can effectively be used in a real life business scenario.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewers who have Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 will benefit the most.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to deliver an eye-catching presentation using PowerPoint 2013
  • Learn how to prepare a successful presentation by gathering and refining information
  • Learn how to create eye-catching slides using graphics, images, animations and videos in PowerPoint 2013
  • Learn how to design your own unique PowerPoint theme for your business
  • Learn tricks to effectively use the updated Presenter View when you present and learn how to present on a touch screen device.
  • Learn basic guidelines for captivating your audience and keeping them engaged

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for business professionals who have a basic knowledge of how to use Microsoft PowerPoint but who want to take their presentation skills to the next level by learning how to get the most out of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 to make eye-catching presentations.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to this course

In this lecture you will get an introduction to the instructor and an overview of what will be covered during the course.

Section 2: Preparing your presentation

In this lecture you will learn some tips for how to prepare a successful presentation. This includes gathering and refining information, working on a key message and constructing an outline.


In this lecture you will get a quick overview of the new interface of PowerPoint 2013 and learn about some of the changes. You will learn how to quickly create an outline in PowerPoint 2013.


In this lecture you’ll learn some basic guidelines for creating professional PowerPoint slides.

Section 3: Creating eye-catching slides

In this lecture you will learn how to convert text into eye-catching graphics using SmartArt in PowerPoint 2013.


In this lecture you will learn how you can use SmartArt in PowerPoint 2013 to create a great looking organization chart.


In this lecture you will learn how to use the picture tools in PowerPoint 2013 to edit and manipulate images to create attractive-looking slides.


In this lecture you will learn how to use shapes to get more creative when making slides.

Section 4: Adding effects to your presentation

In this lecture you will learn how to add animations to your slides to help add focus and suspension. In the step-by-step tutorial you will see how to add animations of varying complexity.


In this lecture you will learn how to add drama to your presentations using transitions, some old and some new in PowerPoint 2013.


In this lecture you will learn how to insert videos into your slides and how to use the video editing tools in PowerPoint 2013. You will also learn how to insert videos from YouTube.

Section 5: Using colors and fonts to create your own design

In this lecture you will learn how to create your own, unique, corporate presentation design and how to use the Eye-dropper tool to get the exact colors you are looking for.

Section 6: Working on a presentation as a team
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Section 7: Delivering impactful presentations

In this lecture you will learn how to effectively use PowerPoint 2013 when you are presenting using the updated Presenter View. You will also learn how to present on a touch screen device.


In this lecture you will learn how to use Office Presentation Service to deliver a presentation to an online audience.


In this lecture you will get 8 recommendations on how to deliver an impactful presentation. Learn how to capture your audience’s attention, how to keep them engaged and how to make an applauded finish.

Section 8: Closing

Quick course summary and wrap up.

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