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Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced


The objective of our Microsoft PowerPoint Advanced training course is to build extensively on existing knowledge of PowerPoint to create more effective and engaging presentations using sophisticated functionality.

Full Day Course Price: €400 per person

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  • 01 June 2023 – 1 Day
  • 21 September 2023 – 1 Day
  • 06 December 2023 – 1 Day


Aimed at existing users of PowerPoint who want to create more dynamic and advanced presentations, and manage templates and slide masters.


Participants should be existing users of PowerPoint who can create, edit and format a presentation, create a slide show and print handouts. Ideally they should have completed the PowerPoint Introduction training programme prior to this.


Having completed this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create and edit more complex slide types e.g. table slides, organisation charts etc.
  • Edit slide layouts
  • Edit Slide Masters and save as a template
  • Use advanced chart and drawing features
  • Use action buttons to move between slides and/or presentations
  • Use data and/or objects from other applications
  • Use advanced printing features
  • Incorporate multimedia – Movies, Sound, Pictures, etc.
  • Build advanced animations and transitions
  • Save presentation to other formats e.g. movie file etc.
Course Outline
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Review of Core Concepts
Editing – Moving and Copying Text, Spell Check
Presentation Views
Inserting and working with Slides
Formatting Slides and Text

More Ways to Output
Saving and Editing in PDF
Saving to Video
Saving to New Places
Saving to OneDrive

Advanced Slide Layouts
Table Slides
Organisation and SmartArt Charts
Changing and Reapplying Slide Layouts
Adding Placeholders and Objects

Master Views
Using / Viewing the Slide Master
Creating a New Master Layout
Notes Master
Handout Master
Saving a Master Slide as a Template
Multiple Master Slides

Applying a Template
Manipulating a Design Template
Customising Slide Themes

Advanced Charts and Diagrams
Building and Editing a Chart slide
Adding and Editing the Chart Type
Formatting the Chart
Advanced Chart Options
Multiple Axes
Linking Data
New PowerPoint 2019 Chart Options

Inserting Slides from Existing Presentations
Creating a Presentation from a Word Outline
Publishing a Presentation to Word
Copying or Linking to Word Tables
Linking with Excel Workbooks or Charts

Advanced Drawing
Drawing Objects and Shapes
Editing and Formatting Objects – Grouping, Rotating, Align and Distribute
Adding and manipulating Clipart
Creating SmartArt Diagrams

Action Buttons
Moving Between Slides
Linking Between Presentations and Files
Applying Action Settings to Objects

Web Integration
Hyperlinks to Slides, Files, and Web Pages
Emailing a Presentation

Printing Multiple and Single Slides
Printing Handouts and Notes Pages
Printing Custom Shows
Print Options

Inserting and Managing Multimedia
Movies, Sounds, Pictures (e.g. Scanned, or Digital Photos)
Videos from files or the Internet

Advanced Slide Show Options
Adding Transition Effects
Animation of Text and Objects and Charts
Custom Animation
Custom Slide Shows
Saving a File as a PowerPoint Slide Show
Publishing to the Web

Broadcasting a Slide Show

Course Summary and Review
Recap of Topics Covered
Question Time

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