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1 Yonge Street

Suite 1801

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W7


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Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate / Advanced (2 Day Course)

Upcoming Dates: April 26/27, 2018 | Check for more dates >

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

Microsoft® PowerPoint® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 365

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training

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

Make your PowerPoint presentations stand out and learn lots of time-saving strategies during this hands-on training course. Students will create presentations using outlines, themes, custom masters and templates. Images, drawing objects, SmartArt, tables and charts will be inserted on slides and formatted in various ways. Many types of animations and transitions will be applied and participants will run slide shows using different techniques. Students will add movies, sounds and hyperlinks to presentations to bring them to the next level. Throughout this hands-on course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.

Course details

Duration: 2 days (9 am - 4 pm)

Course Fee: $595 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $545 CDN person + HST

Student working on Excel with chart.

Key topics

Topics include:

  • Using shortcuts to work efficiently in the Microsoft PowerPoint environment
  • Applying and resetting layouts
  • Applying and creating font themes, colour themes and overall themes
  • Editing slide masters and layouts
  • Creating new slide masters and/or layouts
  • Importing slides from other presentations
  • Creating presentations from Word documents
  • Inserting images into a presentation
  • Resizing images using different strategies
  • Changing image brightness and contrast
  • Removing backgrounds from images
  • Making an image transparent
  • Creating and editing shapes in PowerPoint
  • Applying entrance, exit and emphasis animation effects to text, pictures and shapes
  • Applying motion path animations
  • Designing and editing tables
  • Inserting and formatting charts
  • Inserting and formatting SmartArt and WordArt
  • Animating charts, SmartArt and WordArt
  • Inserting videos and sounds
  • Applying different formats and playback options to videos
  • Adding bookmarks
  • Running slide shows using keyboard shortcuts
  • Running custom shows for different audiences
  • Adding hyperlinks for navigation
  • Reducing the size of presentations


Who will benefit

This course has been designed for PowerPoint users who have completed the Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction training or 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
  • 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: Introduction

Microsoft PowerPoint: Design for Non-Designers

Microsoft PowerPoint: Animations Bootcamp

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Access: Intermediate / Advanced


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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You can also find information about all of our courses on our web site at


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

Microsoft, the Microsoft logo, Microsoft Office and related Microsoft applications and logos are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in Canada, US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of the registered owners.

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