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Microsoft PowerPoint Training Course Toronto (Animations Bootcamp)

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

250 Yonge Street

Suite 2700

Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2


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Microsoft PowerPoint: Animations Bootcamp (Intermediate / Advanced Animation Techniques)

Dates: May 27, 2019 | Check for more dates >

Location: Downtown Toronto, Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some Avantix Learning courses may be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location).

Microsoft® PowerPoint® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date.

In the instructor-led course, students will learn to use more advanced animations in PowerPoint. Learn to add entrance, emphasis, exit and motion path animations to enhance audience engagement. Combine animations in interesting ways and use PowerPoint’s Animation Pane to create more advanced effects. Students will apply timings in different ways and learn to use triggers to start animations. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.

Course details

Duration: 1 day (9 am - 4 pm)

Course Fee: $245 CDN per person + HST (bring your own device) or $295 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device)

Student working on Excel with chart.

Key topics

Topics include:

  • Deciding when to use and not use animations
  • 5 rules for using animations
  • Deciding when to use transitions vs animations
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar for animating
  • Using advanced effect options in the Animation Pane
  • Controlling how an animation starts and ends
  • Using advanced timings
  • Adding delays
  • Reordering animations
  • Applying entrance and exit effects to text
  • Bringing text in from the middle of the screen
  • Placing animated images behind text (2013 and 2016)
  • Using animations to change the color of an image, shape or text
  • 5 ways to add animations to color overlays
  • Removing animations on a slide
  • Turning off animations for an entire presentation
  • Adding different types of motion path animations
  • Drawing custom motion paths
  • Redirecting and resizing a motion path
  • Editing motion paths and adding custom points
  • Reversing a motion path
  • Repeating a motion path animation
  • Using triggers to start animations
  • Creating interactions on maps with triggers
  • Creating buttons to trigger animations
  • Using triggers and animations with movies
  • Creating a spinning arrow
  • Creating a rolling shape
  • Ending a presentation with rolling credits
  • Zooming in and out in different ways
  • Applying the new morph transition (365 subscribers)
  • Recording and rehearsing timings


Who will benefit

This course has been designed students who have completed the Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate / Advanced course or who have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.

What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual and/or published book
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Microsoft Office training series

Other courses in this series include:

Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Excel: Data Analysis with Functions, Dashboards and What-If Analysis Tools

Microsoft Excel: Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Macros | Introduction

Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced


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About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


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We understand that your plans may change. Check out our refund policy for information regarding refunds and transfers.

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