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Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate/Advanced

This intensive hands-on one-day training course has been designed to provide delegates with a solid understanding of advanced PowerPoint tools and concepts in order to bring their ability to create powerful presentations to an expert level.

Entry requirements

Delegates should have a working knowledge and understanding of PowerPoint.

Course content

Managing PowerPoint Files

  • File Management Tools
  • Inspection & Checking

Working with Pictures

  • Manipulating Pictures
  • Formatting Pictures
  • Managing Pictures

Setting up Slide Masters

  • Creating a New Master
  • Using Placeholders
  • Using Slide Masters
  • Using Hand-out Masters
  • Using Note Masters

Advanced Charts & Diagrams

  • Mixed Chart Types
  • Adding Chart Trendlines
  • Using SmartArt to create an Organisation Chart

Working with External Sources

  • Embedding & linking Excel data
  • Embedding & linking Word tables
  • Importing & linking outlines from Word


  • Inserting Video Files
  • Editing Video Files
  • Inserting & Editing Audio Files
  • Optimising & Compressing Media

Adding Interaction

  • Action Buttons & Hyperlinks
  • Linking to other applications


  • Creating Custom Animations
  • Motion Paths & Timing
  • Using the Animation Painter

Creating Advanced Types of Shows

  • Setting up your Show
  • Presenting your Show
  • Creating a Custom Show
  • Burn slideshow to a disc

Reviewing Presentations

  • Using Comments
  • Reviewing a Presentation
  • Advanced Presentation Techniques

Assessment methods

No assessments or exams. Delegates will receive a Bedford College course completion certificate.

Further study and career options

Microsoft Excel: Managing Data Using Pivot Tables
Microsoft Excel: Automating Your Spreadsheets with Forms & Macros
Microsoft Excel: What If Analysis

Additional information

This course will be delivered using Microsoft Office 2010 and will also be suitable for users of Microsoft Office 2007. If you are using Microsoft Office 2003 or any other version, please contact us to discuss further.

Course Information & How to Apply

Please call our Customer Contact team on 01234 291000 to book onto this course. Alternatively you can visit our Customer Contact team at our Cauldwell Street campus. View our opening hours.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 13/06/2016 Mon 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £170 Cauldwell Street F2161S2 Course in progress

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