Austin - PowerPoint – From Boring to Wow! 4/13/2020

Length/CPE Hours

7 hours (1 day)

Class Time

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
One-hour break for lunch and a 15-minute morning and afternoon break


Sleep Inn - Austin
8410 E Hwy 290
Austin, TX, 78724

Course Description

This class will help you learn how to create professional, attractive and engaging PowerPoint presentations. Learn how to work with the master slides to keep a consistent look for your slides. Work with animations, transitions, and SmartArt to help keep the audience’s attention and interest. Also, learn to work with media such as sound and movies. In this class you will learn:

Overview Basics of PowerPoint

  • Work with the Start Screen and Learn to Pin Recent Files and Search for Online Templates
  • Learn PowerPoint Views, Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar and Status Bar
  • Open Existing Files and Work with Views
  • Working with the Notes Pane and Printing Notes Pages

Slide Layouts and Masters

  • Understand Slide Templates and Layouts
  • Create and Modify Bulleted or Numbered Lists
  • Understand the Importance of the Slide Master
  • Understand Color and Design Guidelines

Working with Transitions, Animations and Timings

  • Add Slide Transitions
  • Apply and Modify Animations
  • Work with Effect Options and the Animation Pane
  • Using Animation Painter
  • Set Slide Timings Manually and Automatically
  • Duplicate slides within a presentation
  • Change Slide Order, Deleting or Hiding Slides

Running a Slide Show

  • Run a Slide Show Manually or with Timing
  • Loop a Slide Show Continuously
  • Keystrokes to Use When Running a Slide Show
  • Working in Presenter View
  • Navigation Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Creating Custom Shows

Adding SmartArt, Media, Sound and More

  • Working with Clip Art and Pictures
  • Using Pictures as Backgrounds
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Drawing, Stacking or Changing the Order of Objects
  • Resizing, Grouping and other Options
  • Working with SmartArt
  • Working with Charts
  • Working with Music and Videos

Additional Topics

  • Ways to Share or Reuse Slides
  • Working Header/Footers
  • Insert Screenshots
  • Office 365 Zoom Feature
  • Creating Ink Equations

Who Should Attend

Any users who would like to expand their knowledge of PowerPoint.



Cancellation Deadline

For class fees paid directly to Cloud Training Services a person must cancel by the class deadline to receive a full refund. The cancellation deadline varies based upon location but it usually 5 to 10 days prior to the class. The cancellation deadline is stated at the top of this page.

If you are unable to attend and do not cancel prior to the class, you may send a substitute. Cloud Training Services will consider emergency situations such as a death in the family, illness and weather, and will make every attempt to work with the person in the event of an emergency.


Cloud Training Services partners with other training vendors such as Odessa College and New Mexico Junior College and has no control over payment and registration process. When the registration fees are paid to another agency or vendor, the cancellation and refund policy will be those of that agency or vendor.

Event Properties

Event Date 04-13-2020 8:30 am
Event End Date 04-13-2020 4:30 pm
Capacity 14
Registered 1
Available place 13
Cut off date 04-13-2020
Individual Price $199.00
Location Sleep Inn - Austin

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
3 179.00

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