Microsoft Powerpoint Level 2

Course Aims

This course will give learners a solid understanding of advanced PowerPoint tools and concepts in order to increase their presentation design skills.
This practical course is intended for existing users of Microsoft PowerPoint and will allow learners to appreciate the full potential of this software.

By the end of the course, the user will be competent with the following skills:

Course Content

Master Slides & Templates

  • Presentation Design Principles
  • Use Slide Master
  • Use Handout Master
  • Use Notes Master
  • Work with Bullet Levels
  • Apply Colour Schemes
  • Apply Background Effects
  • Create & Use Templates

Objects & Images

  • Move & Resize Objects
  • Rotate & Flip Objects
  • Change Object Order
  • Select & Group Objects
  • Position & Align Objects
  • Edit & Crop Images
  • Convert Pictures
  • Manipulate Pictures
  • Use External Data

Charts & Diagrams

  • Use Combination Charts
  • Edit Charts
  • Animate Charts
  • Create & Amend Flowcharts
  • Insert Other Diagrams

Linking & Importing

  • Insert Text Slides
  • Link to Documents
  • Link to Worksheets
  • Link to Charts
  • Link to Images
  • Update & Edit Links


  • Create Hyperlinks
  • Create Action Buttons
  • Edit Hyperlinks
  • Create & Run Custom Shows
  • Hide Slides

Animation & Timing

  • Apply Custom Animation
  • Amend Animation Options
  • Amend Animation Effects
  • Control Animation Sequence
  • Insert Animated Clips
  • Insert Sounds & Movies
  • Apply Slide Transitions
  • Set Slide Show Timings


  • Understand Macros
  • Record a Macro
  • Run a Macro
  • Assign a Macro to a Toolbar or Menu

Finishing a Presentation

  • Record a Narration
  • Include CD Tracks
  • Finalise a Presentation
  • Understand Slide Show Types


  • Use Comments
  • Understand the Reviewing Process
  • Use Compare & Merge

A Wider Audience

  • Use Package for CD
  • Send Presentations with e-mails
  • Publish to the Web
  • Work with Web Pages

Who Should Attend?

Anyone wishing to investigate the powerful and advanced features of PowerPoint. Learners should have
a good working knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the Level 1 course. A good
working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system is also required.

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Call James now on 0131 625 7151 to get a full detailed course description and next available dates.

Course Location

This course will be run at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, which is situated in the centre of Edinburgh, just 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and close to major bus routes, including the airport bus. Discounted parking is available at the St John’s Hill NCP Car Park. Our training rooms are light and spacious, all are air conditioned with natural daylight.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will provided, as well as tea and coffee throughout the day. If you’ve got any special dietary requirements just let us know, ideally in advance, and we will be pleased to cater for them. Our team will be there on the day to make sure everything goes smoothly. If there’s anything you need please ask, because “If we Can we Will”.

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