Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 2

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day.
Classes are priced from $295.00. See individual sessions for details.


Students taking the Advanced PowerPoint course will learn to control global settings by using slide masters, and to apply effects such as transitions and timings. They’ll learn more about working with images, and how to include media files, animation, and a photo album in a presentation. Next, they’ll explore advanced tools for working with SmartArt, tables, and charts, and then learn how to create action buttons and equations. Students will also integrate other Microsoft Office files, embed and link external resources, and create hyperlinks. Then, they’ll insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, and prepare a presentation for delivery in various formats. Finally, they’ll customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes.

Intended Audience

The target student should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows®. Students also need to know the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Students will get the most out of this course if their goal is to become more proficient using PowerPoint to create enhanced presentations. 

At Completion

After completing this course, students will know how to:

  • Control global setting by using slide masters, apply transition effects, control and record timings, and create custom slide shows
  • Crop images and remove background elements, insert and edit media files, apply animation effects, and create a photo album presentation
  • Create and edit SmartArt graphics, create tables from scratch, and create and format charts
  • Create action buttons for user navigation, and create and edit equations
  • Integrate Microsoft Office files, create a presentation from a Word outline, embed and link external resources and create hyperlinks
  • Insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, create handouts in word, and prepare a presentation for delivery in several formats, including CD, PDF, video and image files; and deliver a presentation online
  • Customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes


Students taking this course should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that students have completed Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Level 1 or have equivalent experience:


Courseware Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013 Advanced MOS Edition

Course Outline

Lesson 1. Slide masters and transitions  

  • Slide masters  
  • Transitions and timings 
  • Custom slide shows  

 Lesson 2. Graphics and media  

  • Modifying graphics  
  • Media clips  
  • Animations  
  • Photo albums  

 Lesson 3. Customizing slide elements   

  • Working with SmartArt graphics  
  • Customizing tables  
  • Working with charts  

 Lesson 4. Action buttons and equations  

  • Action buttons 
  • Equations  

 Lesson 5. Integrating Microsoft Office files   

  • Applying content from a Word outline  
  • Embedding and linking content  

 Lesson 6. Finalizing and distributing presentations   

  • Reviewing and finishing 
  • Distributing presentations  

 Lesson 7. Customizing PowerPoint   

  • Application settings
  • Custom themes

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