PowerPoint Level 2

Course information

Microsoft PowerPoint provides you with a variety of tools that can help you deliver content in nearly any situation, while saving time and effort. By taking advantage of these tools, you will be creating presentations that not only stand out from the crowd, but also don’t consume all of your available time.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for delegates who want to gain the skills necessary to work with design templates, various types of diagrams, special effects, custom slide shows, collaboration functionality, and advanced presentation delivery.

As a Microsoft PowerPoint user, you are familiar with the basics of creating a presentation, and you are able to convey information effectively in a simple way.


  • Open a presentation
  • Save a presentation
  • Print a presentation
  • Add new slides
  • Run a slideshow
  • Rearrange the order of the slides
  • Apply basic text formatting
  • Check the spelling within a presentation

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Modify the PowerPoint environment
  • Customise a design template
  • Add SmartArt graphics to your presentation
  • Add special effects to a PowerPoint presentation
  • Use various options to customise slide shows
  • Use PowerPoint to secure and distribute presentations


Lesson 1: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment

  • Topic 1A: Customise the User Interface
  • Topic 1B: Set PowerPoint Options

Lesson 2: Customising Design Templates

  • Topic 2A: Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts
  • Topic 2B: Add Headers and Footers
  • Topic 2C: Modify the Notes Master and the Handout Master

Lesson 3: Adding SmartArt to a Presentation

  • Topic 3A: Create SmartArt
  • Topic 3B: Modify SmartArt

Lesson 4: Working with Media and Animations

  • Topic 4A: Add Audio to a Presentation
  • Topic 4B: Add Video to a Presentation
  • Topic 4C: Customise Animations and Transitions

Lesson 5: Collaborating on a Presentation

  • Topic 5A: Review a Presentation
  • Topic 5B: Store and Share Presentations on the Web

Lesson 6: Customising a Slide Show

  • Topic 6A: Annotate a Presentation
  • Topic 6B: Set Up a Slide Show
  • Topic 6C: Create a Custom Slide Show
  • Topic 6D: Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons
  • Topic 6E: Record a Presentation

Lesson 7: Securing and Distributing a Presentation

  • Topic 7A: Secure a Presentation
  • Topic 7B: Broadcast a Slide Show
  • Topic 7C: Create a Video or a CD

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