PowerPoint 2013: Advanced


This course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to customize the PowerPoint 2013 application, design templates and slide masters, and effectively create, collaborate on, secure, and distribute complex multimedia presentations for a variety of situations. 


This course helps individuals prepare for the PowerPoint 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Modify the PowerPoint environment.
  • Customize design templates.
  • Add SmartArt to a presentation.
  • Work with media and animations.
  • Collaborate on a presentation.
  • Customize a slide show.
  • Secure and distribute a presentation.

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge:

  • Microsoft® Windows® experience
  • Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2013 Beginning
Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12
Course LengthFull day
Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment

Topic A: Customize the User Interface

Topic B: Set PowerPoint 2013 Options


Lesson 2: Customizing Design Templates

Topic A: Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts

Topic B: Add Headers and Footers

Topic C: Modify the Notes Master and the Handout Master


Lesson 3: Adding SmartArt to a Presentation

Topic A: Create SmartArt

Topic B: Modify SmartArt


Lesson 4: Working with Media and Animations

Topic A: Add Audio to a Presentation

Topic B: Add Video to a Presentation

Topic C: Customize Animations and Transitions


Lesson 5: Collaborating on a Presentation

Topic A: Review a Presentation

Topic B: Store and Share Presentations on the Web


Lesson 6: Customizing a Slide Show

Topic A: Annotate a Presentation

Topic B: Set Up a Slide Show

Topic C: Create a Custom Slide Show

Topic D: Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

Topic E: Record a Presentation


Lesson 7: Securing and Distributing a Presentation

Topic A: Secure a Presentation

Topic B: Broadcast a Slide Show

Topic C: Create a Video or a CD