MS PowerPoint Advanced Techniques to Elevate Your Presentation

Duration: 90 minutes

This webinar will put an end PowerPoint abuse. We'll show you the RIGHT way to use all of the fantastic features PowerPoint has to offer. You'll learn techniques that complement your verbal presentation, rather than take it over. After all, the slides should never be the start of the show. YOU should be.

This class assumes a basic understanding of MS PowerPoint.   (more details below)


WHY ATTEND

It's no secret that most PowerPoint presentations are bad. Really bad. They are either crammed with too many bullets and words on each slide, or they use features like animation in a distracting, cheesy way. ("Fly in" anyone?)

This webinar will put an end PowerPoint abuse. We'll show you the RIGHT way to use all of the fantastic features PowerPoint has to offer. You'll learn techniques that complement your verbal presentation, rather than take it over. After all, the slides should never be the start of the show. YOU should be.

This class assumes a basic understanding of MS PowerPoint.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Avoiding text overload by replacing words with tables, charts, SmartArt, audio and video
  • Working with video and audio files in PowerPoint including trimming audio, applying fades and embedding files
  • Advanced animation techniques with timing control and special effects. And most importantly--- how NOT to use animation
  • Applying animations to charts and SmartArt. 
  • Working with images & text: wrapping, corrections, adjustments, styles, layers, groupings, etc.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Mitzi Katz has developed coveted training solutions, and has educated thousands of end users, for the past thirty-five years. Mitzi holds a Master's degree in Education, with an emphasis in special education classroom and administration.

Early in her career, Mitzi taught a variety of special education classes in Kansas, Montana, and Alaska. When the first personal computers were introduced into the market, Mitzi became passionate about technology. As an innovator, she made a change in careers from public school education to professional educator, where she began providing private computer training. Mitzi has been teaching software ‘best practices’ ever since.

According to Mitzi, “It's the people part of the business that keeps me involved. I love learning and teaching! The most fun I have professionally, is working with students as 'the light comes on'. I have always prided myself in offering 'gentle' instruction with the goal of assisting the student while they capture and retain the information.” When Mitzi is not teaching, she can be found in the garden, hiking, bicycling, or skiing with her family.

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Live Recording

Live Only

Participation in the live upcoming webinar

Recording

Recording Only

Full MP4 recording of webinar, including Q&A. Choose digital download or CD-ROM by mail.

Live and Recording

Live + Recording

Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording. For recording, choose digital download or CD-ROM by mail.

Event Package

Event Value Pack

Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording + Audio-only MP3 recording. For recordings, choose digital download or CD-ROM by mail.

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