Powerpoint – Create Killer Presentations

Start date: 27 August 2019

Duration: 1 Day (9:15am - 4:30pm)

Location: Creative Spark, Dundalk

Certificate: N/A

Cost: €115 (€149 for Chamber & Network Members)

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

This workshop is designed to bring your PowerPoint presentations to the next level by introducing design concepts and improving skills in developing more dynamic, professional and advanced presentations.

You will learn to utilise the features & functions more effectively and become more aware of the available options, concepts and add-ins.

Learning Outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Utilise PowerPoint to its full potential, creating Killer Presentations.
  • Extend your knowledge and skills to master slide views and change sequencing.
  • Perfect the use of Objects, multimedia and animation.
  • Tips & tricks in mastering the presenting of the slides.
  • Learn how to disseminate the presentation to the audience.

Who Is This Course For?

Participants are already using PowerPoint but want to build on their core skills.



Principles of Design

    • Balance & Contrast
    • Emphasis & Movement
    • Pattern, Repetition and Proportion
    • Rhythm, variety & Unity


Formatting Slides – The Design Tab

    • Design Tab Options
    • Themes
    • Background Styles

Slide Master View

    • Using the Slide Master
    • Slide Master Options
    • Slide Masters & Slide Layouts
    • Creating New Layouts

Changing Slide Sequence

    • Re-Arranging Slides
    • Custom Shows
    • Re Using Slides
    • Slide Navigation

Headers & Footers

Working with Objects and Multi-Media

    • Smart Art Graphics
    • Shapes & Drawing
    • Object Management and Organisation
    • Videos
    • Sound
    • Create a Picture Album

Slide Transitions

    • Applying, editing and removing Slide transitions


    • Basic Content Animations
    • Custom Animations
    • Animation sequences

Slide Show Options

    • Setting up Shows
    • Timings
    • Hiding Slides
    • Recording Narration
    • Web Delivery Options
    • Monito Management

Working with Outlines

    • Using a Word Outline
    • Exporting Outlines

More About Themes

    • Customise a Theme
    • Create Your Own Theme

Working with External Content – including Video

    • Hyperlinks and Linking options
    • File Types
    • Web Options
    • YouTube

Reviewing and Distributing Presentations

    • Comments
    • Document Inspector
    • Finalising

File Formats

    • Shows
    • PDF’s
    • Web
    • Legacy Formats

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