Advanced Powerpoint


Go that step further with your Powerpoint presentations


Review of Basics:
The Ribbon, Task Panes, Smart Tags and Options button, Presentation Manipulation - Creating, Saving, Opening and Closing, Editing - Moving and Copying Text, Spell Check, Presentation Views, Inserting and Working with Slides, Formatting Slide and Text

New Ways to Save
Saving and Editing in PDF, Saving to Computer, Saving to New Places, Saving to SkyDrive,

Advanced Slide Layouts
Table Slides, Organisation and SmartArt Charts, Changing and Reapplying Slide Layouts

Master Views
Using/Viewing the Slide Master, Creating a New Master Layout, Notes Master, Handouts Master, Saving a Master Slide as a Template, Multiple Master Slides

Applying a Template, Manipulating a Design Template, Customising Slide Themes

Advanced Charts and Diagrams
Creating Data Tables for What-If Analysis, Building a Scenario, Multiple Scenarios, Summary Scenarios, Using Goal Seek and Solver

Spreadsheet Database Features
Advanced Filtering, Database Functions, Lookup Functions, Pivot Tables Review – Creating and Updating the Table, Changing the Table Structure, Creating Charts from the Data, Grouping Options , Pivot Table Options, On / Off Subtotals, Calculated Items, Showing / Hiding Fields, Slicers

Advanced Charts and Diagrams
Building and Editing a Chart Slide, Adding and Editing the Chart Type, Formatting the Chart, Advanced Chart Options, Multiple Axes, Linking Data, New 2013 Choice of Charts

Advanced Drawing
Drawing Objects and Shapes, Editing and Formatting Objects - Grouping, Rotating, Align and Distribute, Adding and Manipulating Clip Art, Word Art, Creating SmartArt Diagrams

Action Buttons
Moving Between Slides, Linking Between Presentations and Files, Applying Action Settings to Objects.

Inserting Slides from Existing Presentations, Creating a Presentation from a Word outline, Publishing a Presentation to Word, Copying/Linking to Word Tables, Linking with Excel Workbooks or Charts

Web Integration
Hyperlinks to Slides, Files and Web Pages, Emailing the Presentation

Printing Multiple and Single Slides, Printing Handouts and Notes Pages, Printing Custom Shows, Print Options

Inserting and Managing Multimedia
Movies, Sounds, Pictures (e.g. Scanned Digital Photos), Videos from Files or the Internet

Advanced Slide Show Options
Adding Transition Effects, Animation of Text and Objects and Charts, Custom Animation, Custom Shows, Saving aFile as a Powerpoint Show, Publishing to the Web

Broadcasting Your Show



This is a highly interactive, practical and participative course.


Aimed at experienced Powerpoint users who need to use more of what is available to create professional, attention catching presentations.


To be scheduled. 9.30am – 5.00pm. Olas, Dublin


1 day course: €230 ISME Skillnet Members, €325 Non Members

Booking Essential


Sheila Flannery, Training and Development Manager, 01 6622 755,

The ISME Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.