Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Intermediate

Duration: 1 Day
Costs: Open courses: From £245 + VAT
In-house: Price on application - request a quote >>
Aims: This course is designed to provide attendees with a further understanding of managing PowerPoint presentations. This course will benefit anyone wishing to enhance their basic presentations for interactive shows, electronic and paper distribution as well as manage presentation branding.
Objectives: On completion of this course, attendees will be able to create templates, colour schemes and master slides to ensure consistency for company branding. Users will be able to finish presentations with sophisticated animation and transition effects as well as package slide shows for distribution.
Pre-requisites: Attendees should have attended the PowerPoint Foundation course or have equivalent knowledge.

Course Outline

Presentation Design Tips

Create Further Slide Layouts

  • Create and modify graphs i.e. column, pie
  • Create and modify a table slide
  • Create and modify a Smart Art Diagram

Interactive Slide Shows

  • Create action buttons
  • Insert hyperlinks

Transitions and Animation

  • Add slide transitions
  • Use and change pre-set animation
  • Use custom animations

Multimedia Automation

  • Add videos/movies
  • Add animated pictures
  • Add sounds
  • Play Music

Templates and Masters

  • Create and modify templates
  • Work with slide masters
  • Modify backgrounds and colour schemes

Work with Drawing Objects

  • Draw and modify lines/shapes/text boxes
  • Align objects
  • Rotate & flip objects
  • Group & ungroup objects

Set Up a Slide Show

  • Create agenda and summary slides
  • Rehearse timings
  • Create custom shows
  • Slide set up options
  • Set up Navigation Grid
  • Create self-running presentations
  • Package to a CD/DVD/USB Memory Stick

Import and Export

  • Import and export between Word and PowerPoint
  • Import and export between Excel and PowerPoint
  • Insert slides from other presentations

In-House Training

If you have a number of people in your organisation with the same training need, in-house training programmes are an ideal solution.

We pride ourselves on delivering training that is relevant to your business – ensuring staff see the benefits and how they can save time and work more efficiently.

We can deliver both tailored training sessions or the more traditional Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

Delivery Methods

Training can be delivered at your offices or we can help to select a suitable venue. We can deliver training in various different ways with the more popular being:

  • Group classroom training
  • 1-to-1 training sessions to address individual needs
  • Webinars/Online training

Laptop Hire

Laptop hire is available for most of our courses. We provide PC laptops with the appropriate software pre-loaded as well as projectors, mice and power extension leads.

Pre-Course Skills Assessments

Our focus is always on providing the most relevant training for each client. Before any course we offer pre-course assessments in order for us to ascertain your exact requirements, so you don't waste any time or money on training that isn't right for you and your business.

Course Materials

We provide electronic step by step training reference manuals and issue attendance certificates on completion of the training. That way once we finish, you'll still have everything you've learned at your fingertips.

Post Training Support

In order to make sure you get the best service and expertise from TrainingU, we offer unlimited lifetime post training support giving you peace of mind, should you need help with anything.

Open Course Dates

Aubrey Park Hotel, AL3 7AF​

Dates Venue Offer Prices  
6 March 2018 St Albans  £175 £245 Book
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7 June 2018 St Albans   £245 Book
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25 September 2018 St Albans  £195 £245 Book
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4 December 2018 St Albans  £195 £245 Book
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We offer with all our public scheduled courses:

  • Free pre-course skills assessment
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Course reference guide
  • Attendance certificate
  • Lifetime post training support
  • Small groups of up to 8 people

Courses start at 9:30am and finish at 4:30pm