MS PowerPoint - Advanced Techniques for Better Presentations

Online Event

18 December, 2018

5:00 am - 7:00 am UTC

5:00 am - 7:00 am UTC

MS PowerPoint - Advanced Techniques for Better Presentations

Speaker: Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

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Learn how to leverage the more advanced features of PowerPoint to take your presentations to the next level.

Learning outcomes

  • Create more engaging presentations by adding slide transitions and animations
  • Bring your presentations up to modern-day standards by incorporating multimedia audio and video files
  • Know how to link your Excel spreadsheet data and charts into a presentation to present financial information
  • Establish your organisation's brand by creating a custom theme with slide layouts tailored to your style

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£79.00 (CIMA members only)


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In this webcast, you will learn how to leverage the more advanced features of PowerPoint to take your presentations to the next level. You’ll create more effective presentations with your new knowledge of advanced features, such as including slide transitions and animations, leveraging the full capability of SmartArt, embedding audio and video content into your presentations, customising the master layouts, building your own themes and slide layout templates, and advancing your slideshow presentation techniques.


  • Using slide transitions and animations
  • Customising the slide layouts, hand-outs, and notes masters
  • Customising your own themes
  • Inserting Excel charts and data
  • Integrating audio and video files into your presentations
  • Useful add-on tools and reference materials

Who should take this course?

  • Any professional who is involved in the design, creation, or delivery of presentations in person

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Recommended: MS PowerPoint - Create Professional Presentations to Engage Your Audience
Programme level:Intermediate
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

    Bryan serves as a trusted adviser to CPAs in public accounting, as well as business and industry, on all aspects of information technology. Bryan’s expertise includes in-depth knowledge of paperless work flow solutions, the impact of technology on internal controls, strategic IT infrastructure design and information security best practices. As a nationally recognized author and presenter on information technology issues impacting CPAs, Bryan is passionate about the opportunities for CPAs to benefit from safe and secure computing.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Leadership role in IT consulting services for a top 10 and two top 100 firms over the past 25 years.
    • Nationally recognized speaker on technology issues impacting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on internal controls, disaster recovery planning and information security.
    • Specialized knowledge in project management systems
    • Charter member of the Masters of Science in Information Assurance (MISA), Walsh College, Troy, Michigan
    • Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group - Michigan
    • Member of the AICPA CITP (Certified Information technology Professional) Credential Committee
    • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs Information
    • Technology Committee and Leadership Committee