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Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners 1: PowerPoint Orientation

Brian Jackson, Author/Publisher/Educator

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5 Videos (26m)
    • Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners Class Overview

      3:09
    • Starting and Stopping PoerPoint

      2:01
    • PowerPoint Window, Quick Access Toolbar and Status Bar

      10:07
    • Menu, Ribbon and Screen Layout

      4:33
    • New, Save, Save As, Open and Close

      6:20

About This Class

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners 1: PowerPoint Orientation

Want to Take Your Presentation Slides to a Whole New Level?

You may think you know Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, but you don't know jack if you don't how to use advanced animation to bring your boring static slides to life.

Your PowerPoint slides may be information packed but may also lack visual impact if you're not familiar with the use of shapes, word art and smart art.

You're presentations are going to collect dust on your computer if you don't learn how to produce them and share them on the Internet.

Hi, My Name is Brian, and I'd Like to Teach you Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

We'll begin by reviewing a set of orientation lectures that will familiarize you with the Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 window and screen layout.

Next we'll cover the basics of PowerPoint in which you'll learn to create simple, bulletted item based presentations.

Then we'll learn to insert visual elements into your presentations to add impact and help convey your message.

Finally, we'll look into advanced animation techniques and how you can record and share your finished presentations on the Internet.

If You're Finally Ready to Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, I'm Prepared to Teach You

In this course you'll learn everything you need to know to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 like a professional. I'll teach you the basics from the ground up, spice things up with some intermediate additions, and finish things off with advanced automation and presentation production techniques. This course provides complete Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 from beginner through advanced training.

You'll learn the basics:

  • PowerPoint Window and Screen Layout
  • Creating and Saving Presentations
  • Inserting, Deleting and Moving Slides
  • Editing Slide Contents
  • Configuring Slide Transitions
  • Adding Simple Automation

Then we'll add some intermediate flourishes:

  • Insert pictures, text boxes, shapes, smart art, tables, charts and graphs

Finally, we'll finish the course off with some advanced topics

  • Advanced Automation
  • Advanced Presentation Production

Why Not Check Out the Course and See What You've Been Missing?

PowerPoint mastery is just a click away. Why not give yourself the gift of knowledge and come learn with me today?

P.S. The course includes four downloadable sample Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 presentations including the slides for the course's overview and promotional video.

So, what are you waiting for? Let's get started today.

5 of 5 students recommendSee All

Really in-depth!!! Very knowledgeable and explanatory.
Good course. Prsenations are easy to understand.
Very easy to understand for beginners.

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Brian Jackson

Author/Publisher/Educator

Born in Los Angeles in the middle of the last century, I have always wanted to be a writer. After twenty-five some odd years spent working in the computer industry in the heart of the Silicon Valley, first for Lockheed as a Systems Programmer and later for Cisco Systems as a test tool developer, I managed to retire early and begin my next career as a self-published author.

Along with writing and publishing my own novels I also publish the works of my wife, Melanie Jackson. During the p...

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