This 2 hour class is designed for the beginner/intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint user. We will be focusing on presentation basics, slide styling, transitioning slides, inserting, and animating content. We will also focus on making effective and professional presentations by simplicity. For those interested, I will demonstrate the power of a powerpoint conversion tool (ispring) for converting .ppt to online ready trainings with interactive quizzes and narrations. Basics of PowerPoint (Course Outline): presentation basics (save, save as, page sizing, positioning); Slide styles (title, section header, all picture, all text, half-half, Free form); Transitions (page transitions types, timing, on click); Inserting (text box, shapes, tables, graphs, pictures, equations, video, audio); Formatting (text, shapes, pictures, etc.); Animations (types of animations (Entrance, exit, emphasis, motions), Timing; Online trainings (Ispring add-on); Converting powerpoint (flash or HTML); Quiz making.