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The Premier Association for Talent Development Professionals in the Metro DC Area

September Webinar: 25 Things You Didn't Know PowerPoint Could Do

  • 14 Sep 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar
  • 38

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Back by popular demand! If you missed Diane Elkin's standing-room-only session a few years ago, this webinar is your chance to pick up some of these great tips.

Even though PowerPoint is one of the most ubiquitous software packages in the training world, many users are merely scratching the surface of its capabilities. In this session, you'll uncover some of the best PowerPoint features for saving time, enhancing your look, and engaging your audience. Whether you are making presentations in management meetings, teaching in the classroom, or creating e-learning, this session will help you take your designs to the next level. You'll move past flying bullets in from the left and right, which was the height of PowerPoint fashion... in 1997! Instead, you'll learn to create graphics, animations, presentations, and courses that people won't believe you did in PowerPoint. Plus, you’ll learn little-known shortcuts that will save you time in getting these great effects. Whether you are a manager or a developer, you'll appreciate the increased impact and decreased effort.

In this session, you’ll learn to:

  • Make custom graphics quickly in PowerPoint.
  • Produce engaging instructional animations with PowerPoint.
  • Create slides and graphics in less time.
  • Customize the PowerPoint environment to your needs.

Diane Elkins is a member of Metro DC ATD and is somewhat of an "icon" having conducted numerous workshops on eLearning tools such as Captivate and Storyline. She is also featured on the cover page of this monrh's TD magazine with her article "All Systems Go."

Guest Host:

Carol Abel is the Vice President of Education for the Food Marketing Institute.  She leads a team that plans and implements educational conferences and events for employees and executives in the food retail industry. Her team also manages a catalog of online programs, webinars, and leadership development initiatives. Carol has worked in continuing and professional education for almost 25 years. Carol's experience ranges from university continuing education and online degree programs to continuing education in healthcare and e-learning program development.

Cancellations are determined on a case by case basis by the Director of Virtual Programs

Please note the cutoff date, Monday, September 12, 2016. At that time the URL for the webinar will be distributed. Please check the link immediately upon receipt of the notifying email. Do not wait until the day of the webinar. Occasionally resolution can take some time.

The webinar audio is VOIP only. Listen through your microphone headset or your PC speakers, Additionally you can download a fully functional, gratis Adobe Connect app for Androids or iPhones. Listening through your cell phone allows tremendous flexibility and can resolve audio problems.

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