Intermediate PowerPoint for Harvard Ed Portal Members


Friday, December 15, 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm


Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Create presentations that not only stand out from the crowd, but also don't consume all of your available time.


This course is intended for students who have a foundational working knowledge of PowerPoint 2013, who wish to take advantage of the application's higher-level usability, security, collaboration, and distribution functionality.

Course Outline

  • 1 - Modifying the PowerPoint Environment
    • Customize the User Interface
    • Set PowerPoint 2013 Options
  • 2 - Customizing Design Templates
    • Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts
    • Add Headers and Footers
    • Modify the Notes Master and the Handout Master
  • 3 - Adding SmartArt to a Presentation
    • Create SmartArt
    • Modify SmartArt
  • 4 - Working with Media and Animations
    • Add Audio to a Presentation
    • Add Video to a Presentation
    • Customize Animations and Transitions
  • 5 - Collaborating on a Presentation
    • Review a Presentation
    • Store and Share Presentations on the Web
  • 6 - Customizing a Slide Show
    • Annotate a Presentation
    • Set Up a Slide Show
    • Create a Custom Slide Show
    • Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons
    • Record a Presentation
  • 7 - Securing and Distributing a Presentation
    • Secure a Presentation
    • Broadcast a Slide Show
    • Create a Video or a CD