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PowerPoint Fundamentals - Create Engaging Presentations Webinar

CPE

When
June 8
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
CXOPPT101W2
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from messenger@webex.com with the log-in information.

Description

In this course you will learn how to create presentations that look professional and clearly deliver your message to your audience. You’ll benefit from a step-by-step guide for building a presentation, including understanding the PowerPoint interface. We will also dive into topics such as using themes and layouts; adding graphics, photos and other objects to engage the viewer; and tips & tricks for delivering your PowerPoint presentation. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:
After attending the presentation you will be able to...
  • Be able to Use PowerPoint to design, create and deliver professional presentations.
  • Recognize best practices that will make your presentations more engaging.
  • Apply templates, themes and slide layouts to craft your presentations and maximize your audience's attention.
  • Identify how to use graphics and images to give your presentations more visual impact.

Highlights

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

  • Presentation design best practices
  • Orientation to the PowerPoint features functions
  • Using templates, themes and slide layouts
  • Step-by-step guide to designing and creating a presentation
  • Adding graphics, photos and other objects
  • Preparing for the delivery of your presentation



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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