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Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced Training Course

Microsoft PowerPoint Training Courses

This one day Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced course  goes beyond the basics. Delegates will learn the benefit of using slide masters and how to review a presentation and add comments. They will learn advanced presentation techniques including advanced animation, custom shows and file management tools.


This course package includes free Training Needs Analysis (TNA) for Microsoft PowerPoint  using Gmetrix testing software to assess training  requirements. For more details, see our TNA page or call us 0161 408 0435.


Delegates will learn about the different types of multimedia that can be added to enhance their presentations. We’ll discuss how to edit audio and video files and talk about the different toolbars available to help with those tasks. Delegates will learn about the three different types of master slides which can be made, as well as how to use and edit them.  Finally, the course will cover the various options available to the presenter, including the use of multiple monitors, hiding slides, adding narrations, and customising other show elements. We’ll also take a look at how to package a presentation for CD and install the PowerPoint viewer.


Course Type: In- House, Instructor led.


Version: 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013


Duration: 1 day


Certificate: Certificate of completion


Course Content


 1: Using Slide Masters, Part One
Opening Slide Master View
Creating Slide Layouts
Working with Placeholders
Changing the Slide Layout
Preserving Slide Masters
Updating Master Slides
Using Multiple Slide Masters in a Presentation
Removing Masters from a Presentation


2: Working with Templates
Creating a Template
Saving a Template
Using a Template
Editing a Template


3: Using Handout Masters
Opening Handout Master View
Editing the Handout Master
Setting Layout Options
Creating Handouts in Microsoft Word


4: Using Notes Masters
Opening Notes Master View
Editing the Notes Master
Setting Layout Options
Printing Notes Pages


5: Working with Comments
Inserting Comments
Viewing Comments
Navigating Through Comments
Replying to Comments
Deleting Comments

 6: Advanced Animation Techniques
Choosing a Basic Effect
Setting Effect Options
Customizing the Trigger
Editing the Motion Path
Setting Start Options
Modifying Duration and Delay
Setting Animation Options
Changing the Order of Animations
Using the Animation Painter
Using the Animation Pane


7: Advanced Presentation Techniques
Recording and Narrating a Show
Setting Narration Options
Using Presenter View
Creating a Video from a Presentation
Creating a Show-Only File
Presenting Your Slides Online


8: Creating a Custom Show
Hiding a Single Slide
Creating a Custom Show
Editing a Custom Show
Presenting a Custom Show
Deleting a Custom Show


9: Managing PowerPoint Files
Optimizing Media Compatibility
Compressing Media
Working with Versions
Recovering Unsaved Files
Protecting a Presentation with a Password



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