Learn how to leverage the more advanced features of PowerPoint to take your presentations to the next level. You’ll create more effective presentations with a multitude of advanced features. We will cover slide transitions and animations as well as embedding audio and video content into your presentations. We will also discuss how to leverage the full capability of SmartArt to make your presentations pop. You will also learn how to customize the master layouts to visually improve your presentation by creating a standard custom look. We will discuss how to build your own theme and slide layout templates. Once your presentation is complete, we will take you through advanced slideshow presentation techniques. Be prepared to wow your audiences!
Using slide transitions and animation. Customizing the slide layout, handout and notes masters. Designing your own theme. Inserting Excel charts and data. Integrating audio and video files into your presentation. Useful add-on tools and reference materials.
Basic familiarity with PowerPoint.
Anyone who wants to improve PowerPoint presentations.
Recognize how to make your presentations more engaging by adding slide transitions and animation. Apply PowerPoint features to bring your presentations up to modern day standards by incorporating multimedia audio and video files. Apply the PowerPoint features to link your Excel spreadsheet data and charts to create a powerful financial or statistical data presentation. Formulate your organization’s brand by creating a custom theme. Apply custom slide layouts tailored to your style.
John Higgins, CPA, CITP, is Strategic Technology Advisor, and co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, , which since 2001 has specialized in helping accounting, tax and financial professionals leverage technology to increase the quality and efficiency of their services. In 2017, John launched the company’s Office 365 Learning Center for CPAs which offers a curriculum of over 50 unique courses covering every aspect of Office 365.
John is a nationally recognized speaker on CPA technology, past chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs, former national consulting partner with BDO, LLP, and co-author of 10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud, published by the AICPA. He was awarded the Top 25 Thought Leader award by the CPA Practice Advisor (2011 – 2017), and the Michigan Association of CPAs Innovative User of Technology award, and is an AICPA Business & Industry CPA Hall of Fame inductee.
Non-Member Price $99.00
Member Price $79.00