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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
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)