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PowerPoint Advanced - Take Presentations From Good to Great Webinar

CPE

When
Oct. 21
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
CXOPPT102W2
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic familiarity with PowerPoint

Description

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 a multitude of advanced features. We will cover slide transitions and animations as well as embedding audio and video content into your presentations. We will also how to leverage the full capability of SmartArt to make your presentations pop! We will also discuss how to customize the master layouts to visually improve your presentation by creating a standard custom look. You will learn how to build your own theme and slide layout templates. Once your presentation is complete, we will take you through advanced slideshow presentation techniques. Be prepared to wow your audiences! This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Highlights

The major subjects that will be covered in this course include:

  • Using slide transitions and animation
  • Customizing the slide layout, handout and notes masters
  • Designing your own theme
  • Inserting Excel charts and data
  • Integrating audio and video files into your presentation
  • Useful add-on tools and reference materials



Speaker(s)

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP


John serves as a strategic technology advisor to CPAs in the planning and deployment of effective technology solutions and workflow automation. As a co-founder of CPA Crossings, John specializes in facilitating the development of strategic technology plans, paperless workflows, client portal solutions and a comprehensive digital practice model. John recently co-authored "Ten Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud", published by the AICPA. This book provides CPAs with a strategic roadmap for taking their firms online by leveraging cloud computing. John also developed an innovative model for delivering live CPE courses that utilize the Apple iPad to provide electronic course materials and an interactive classroom environment. John’s primary qualification is his passion for helping CPAs achieve success by leveraging technology. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with CPAs throughout the country.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Actively involved in working with local, regional and national CPA firms over the past 25 years in the implementation of technology to automate business processes.
  • Awarded for being one of the Top 25 Thought Leaders in the accounting profession by The CPA Practice Advisor (www.cpapracticeadvisor.com) in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • Co-author of "10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud," published by the American Institute of CPAs.
  • Facilitated hundreds of planning sessions and retreats to develop strategic plans, technology plans, workflow design, innovative client services and more.
  • Nationally recognized speaker and author on technology issues affecting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on transforming to a digital practice model.
  • Author of the annual Document Management Software Review for the CPA Practice Advisor magazine.
  • Former national consulting partner with a top 10 CPA firm.
  • Member of the AICPA Business & Industry Hall of Fame.
  • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs.
  • Past member of the AICPA Council and CPE Advisory Committee.
  • MACPA Innovative User of Technology award recipient.

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