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PowerPoint 2019 for Mac Essential Training

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Learn how to create, edit, and share presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint for Mac 2019.

Learn how to efficiently create, edit, and share presentations with PowerPoint 2019, the popular presentation platform. Instructor Jess Stratton kicks off the course by showing how to build a slideshow from scratch, as well as how to leverage PowerPoint templates and themes for quick construction. Jess then demonstrates how to add and edit text, images, charts, video, and animation; add speaker notes and transitions to ensure a smooth delivery; and actually present your polished slideshow. Plus, she steps through how to reuse and share your final presentation.


  • Deliver a powerful message with a powerful presentation
  • Check what version of PowerPoint you're using
  • Access the keyboard shortcuts
1. Get Started Quickly
  • Start quickly with a theme or template
  • Create a presentation from scratch
2. Work with Slides
  • Add, remove, and rearrange slides
  • Change the slide layout
  • Change the slide color or background
  • Change slides at once with slide masters
  • Add your own text boxes
3. Images and Shapes
  • Add images
  • Work with shapes
  • Format and add effects to objects
  • Align objects using the Arrange tool
  • Understand object layering
  • Group objects and use Format Painter
  • Remove the background from pictures
  • Merge and group shapes
  • Crop images to shapes
4. Add Diagrams and Charts
  • Create and format charts
  • Use SmartArt to create diagrams
5. Add Video, Audio, and Animation to Slides
  • Add and format video
  • Add and work with audio files
  • Add animation to objects and text
  • Add slide transitions
  • Use Morph to create animation
6. Collaborate and Prepare
  • Add speaker notes
  • Rehearse a presentation
  • Save and share a file to OneDrive
  • Comment on a presentation
7. Deliver the Presentation
  • Use Presenter View to run the show
  • Run unattended slideshows
8. Reuse the Presentation
  • Save a custom theme
  • Save a presentation as a template
  • Record and narrate a presentation
  • Export as a video file
  • Email or export as a PDF or JPEG
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jess Stratton

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