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Designing a Presentation, Part 1: PowerPoint

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Included in these subscriptions:

  • Creative Design Power Pack
  • Power Pack Plus

Release date Release date 4/16/2015
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 1m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Published eBooks Published eBooks N/A
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files Included
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

PowerPoint is Microsoft’s leading presentation software and Keynote is Apple’s presentation solution for the Mac, learn both in this 3 part learning series. Coverage includes working with master slides, inserting tables, photos, and graphics, enhancing PowerPoint and Keynote slides with audio and video, and adding transitions and animation to a presentation.


This course assumes some familiarity with PowerPoint and Keynote. This course is part of a 3 part learning series. The courses should be taken in the following order; Designing a Presentation: PowerPoint; Designing a Presentation: Enhancing PowerPoint and Designing a Presentation: Keynote.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline


Creating a New Presentation (21:59)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Creating a New Presentation (04:49)
  • Adding a Slide & Slide Data (03:39)
  • Reusing Slides (04:52)
  • Building PowerPoint Tables (04:43)
  • Modifying Tables (03:34)
  • Summary (00:10)
Outlines, SlideMaster, & Headers (21:34)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Build Projects From an Outline (03:43)
  • Importing Outlines From a File (03:43)
  • Tools for the Outline View (02:14)
  • Working with the Slide Master (04:06)
  • Creating Custom Layouts (03:05)
  • Slide Headers & Footers (04:19)
  • Summary (00:10)
Add Theme, Format, & Rearrange (18:24)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Applying a Slide Theme (03:57)
  • Create a Custom Theme (03:02)
  • Formatting Slide Text (04:01)
  • Efficiency Techniques (03:00)
  • Selecting & Rearranging Slides (04:02)
  • Summary (00:10)