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Mastering PowerPoint 2021 – Basics

Learn how to create visually interesting presentations that will cause people to sit up and pay attention.

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Learn how to create visually interesting presentations that will cause people to sit up and pay attention. 


Microsoft PowerPoint is the most popular tool for presentations in the workplace, so using it effectively is a crucial skill for any business professional. In this course you’ll learn to modify your bulleted and numbered lists, add tables for readability, and add animation to keep viewers engaged. Whether you are using a template design, customizing your own text boxes, or adding dynamic pictures, our PowerPoint expert Kathy Snizaski will show you how to create and customize interesting presentations, and present them flawlessly.  


Topics covered include: 

  • Creating a new presentation from a template 
  • Modifying slide design 
  • Formatting text, text boxes, and lists 
  • Inserting and modifying pictures and shapes 
  • Inserting and formatting a table 
  • Adding transitions and animation 
  • Presenting a slide show 


One hour of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Course Contents:

#  Lesson   Length 
1  Introduction  1:54 
2  Creating and Printing a New Presentation  5:54 
3  Opening and Saving a Presentation  5:51 
4  Modifying a Presentation’s Design  4:32 
5  Formatting Text  5:40 
6  Formatting Textbox Placeholders  3:21 
7  Customizing Bulleted Lists  5:25 
8  Customizing Numbered Lists  3:54 
9  Using the Spell Checker  2:27 
10  Customizing Pictures  5:09 
11  Modifying Tables  5:55 
12  Adding Transitions and Animation  4:42 
13  Presenting a Presentation  5:12 

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