Workshop Overview

Workshop: PowerPoint 2013 Advanced

Participants will learn how to use the improved features of PowerPoint 2013. This workshop is designed to get into the advanced features of PowerPoint 2013. Participants will be shown a practical way of learning with a hands-on and customizable approach. They will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in PowerPoint 2013.


PowerPoint 2013 is the world’s premier presentation software. With PowerPoint 2013 you are provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than previous versions. There is also an improved Presentation View with gives your presentations that extra focus. PowerPoint 2013 also has an improved user interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your presentations through Skydrive!

PowerPoint 2013 Advanced

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Workshop Objectives

  • Work with shapes, text boxes, and pictures
  • Use SmartArt
  • Use alignment guides, object order, and other advanced drawing tasks
  • Use tables
  • Work with audio and video
  • Use PowerPoint’s research tools
  • Use presenter view and notes
  • Use slide masters to create consistent slide elements
  • Perform additional types of presentation delivery

Workshop Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Workshop Objectives
  • The Parking Lot
  • Action Plan

Module Two: Working with Shapes

  • Inserting a Shape
  • Using the Drawing Tools Tab
  • Using Shape Fill and Outline
  • Using Shape Effects
  • Using Smart Guides
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Working with Text Boxes and Pictures 

  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting an Object
  • Using Picture Styles
  • Using Text Fill and Outline
  • Using the Color-Matching Eyedropper
  • Adding Text Effects
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Adding SmartArt

  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Using the SmartArt Tools Tabs
  • Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Resizing, Moving, and Deleting SmartArt
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Advanced Drawing Tasks

  • Using Alignment Guides
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Aligning and Distributing Objects
  • Ordering Objects
  • Grouping Objects
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Adding Tables

  • Inserting a Table
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • Using the Table Tools Tabs
  • Modifying Rows and Columns
  • Formatting a Table
  • Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Inserting Audio and Video

  • Adding a Sound Clip
  • Recording Audio
  • Adding a Video Clip
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: PowerPoint’s Research Tools

  • Checking Spelling
  • Using the Research Task Pane
  • Using the Thesaurus
  • Using Translation ScreenTips
  • Setting the Language
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Preparing to Use Presenter View

  • About Presenter View
  • Adding Notes to Slides
  • Viewing the Notes Page
  • Printing Notes
  • Creating Handouts
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Using Slide Masters

  • Switching to Slide Master View
  • Using the Slide Master Tab
  • Creating a Slide Master
  • Applying a Slide Master
  • Editing a Slide Master
  • Using Master Guides
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Advanced Presentation Tasks

  • Inviting People
  • Presenting Online
  • Creating a Custom Show
  • Recording Your Show as a Video
  • Packaging Your Presentation for CD
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Duration: 2 Days

Target Audience: All

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