PowerPoint Intermediate Class

AcademyX's Intermediate PowerPoint class will help you take your PowerPoint proficiency to the next step. You will learn the techniques that professionals use to create eye-catching, interactive presentations with sound and video.

Customizing A Presentation

  • Applying A Theme To A Presentation
  • Modifying Theme Colors, Fonts And Effects
  • Creating Custom Theme Colors
  • Creating A Custom Theme
  • Adding Background Styles And Effects
  • Adding A Graphic To A Slide Background
  • Modifying A Background Image
  • Rearranging A Presentation In Slide Sorter View
  • Rearraning A Presentation In Normal View
  • Duplicating Slides
  • Deleteing Slides
  • Working With The Slide Master

Animation Techniques

  • Applying Animation Effects
  • Setting Effect Options
  • Using The Animation Painter
  • Using The Animation Pane
  • Adding Slide Transition
  • Using Transition Triggers

Working With Data From Other Sources

  • Importing An Excel Document Into A Slide
  • Modifying An Embedded Excel Chart
  • Inserting A Word Document Into A Slide
  • Adding Audio To Slides
  • Adding Video To Slides
  • Adding A Screen Recording To Slides
  • Trimming Video
  • Formatting Video
  • Exporting A Presentation To Word

Managing And Delivering A Presentation

  • Setting Up A Slide Show
  • Using Slide Show Navigation Tools
  • Creating Action Buttons
  • Rehearsing Timing
  • Using Package For CD
  • Delivering A Package For CD Presentation
  • Working With Embedded Fonts
  • Managing Files And Folders
  • Creating A Custom Slide Show
  • Using Presenter View

Presenting On The Web

  • Using Hyperlinks
  • Using Actions For Navigation
  • Saving Slides As Web Graphics
  • Delivering An Online Presentation
  • Saving A Presentation As A Video

Workgroup Collaboration

  • Emailing A Presentation
  • Adding And Reviewing Comments
  • Editing And Deleting Comments
  • Setting A Default File Location
  • Encrypting A Presentation
  • Inspecting Presentations
  • Checking Document Compatibility
  • Checking Document Accessibility
  • Sharing A Presentation With Others
  • Sharing A Link To A Presentation
  • Marking A Presentation As Final


  • Good understanding of MS Windows file management, and the concepts of right-clicking and selecting the properties of an object
  • Intro to MS PowerPoint or equivalent experience: basic understanding of slide navigation, drawing objects, and text formatting

Intermediate Powerpoint classes are offered at four locations: