20 Best Resources to Learn MS PowerPoint

Nov, 11, 2017

From schools to multi-national companies, there is a particular software that everyone uses to supplement their presentations. Since it was released in 1987, PowerPoint has become synonymous with the word presentation to such an extent that any slideshow is automatically referred to as a PowerPoint presentation. Owing to its popularity and usefulness, mastering the art of making a PowerPoint presentation can take you a long way in your career. Doing that is easy nowadays, with the multitude of courses and articles providing shortcuts and tips online. Below are a set of links to such useful references all over the internet. 

  1. A step by step guide to learning the basics of MS PowerPoint 2010. [PDF]

http://www2.eit.ac.nz/library/Documents/Working_With_PowerPoint_Combined.pdf

  1. A basic PowerPoint 2007 guide to beginners [PDF]

https://www.srsd.net/tech/docs/PowerPointBeginnersTutorial.pdf

  1. PowerPoint 101: Everything You Need to Make a Basic Presentation, with a video tutorial.

https://business.tutsplus.com/tutorials/powerpoint-101-everything-you-need-to-make-a-basic-presentation--cms-19541

  1. A PowerPoint presentation which details how to make a PPT for the first time

https://www.slideshare.net/lauralhampton/beginners-guide-to-powerpoint-15608077

  1. A great site to learn how to use the latest PowerPoint 2016 version, with video tutorials.

https://www.gcflearnfree.org/powerpoint2016/

  1. How to Create a Photo Slideshow with PowerPoint

http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Photo-Slideshow-with-PowerPoint

  1. Basic tasks for creating a PowerPoint presentation applicable to PowerPoint 2013 and 2016.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Basic-tasks-for-creating-a-PowerPoint-presentation-efbbc1cd-c5f1-4264-b48e-c8a7b0334e36

  1. A video tutorial containing a guide to learn and master PowerPoint 2010.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kycCdi27Pno

  1. Instructables: How to create an effective PowerPoint presentation.

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-PowerPoint-Presentation/

  1. Learn all about PowerPoint with expert-taught PowerPoint training videos. [Free trial]

https://www.lynda.com/PowerPoint-training-tutorials/285-0.html

  1. Powerpoint tips and tricks for business presentations

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/powerpoint-tips-and-tricks-for-business-presentations/welcome

  1. Five Tips to Make PowerPoint Business Presentations More effective

http://www.thinkoutsidetheslide.com/five-tips-to-make-powerpoint-business-presentations-more-effective/

  1. 10 Tips for More Effective PowerPoint Presentations

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/10-tips-for-more-effective-powerpoint-presentations.html

  1. Detailed video tutorials for PowerPoint 2016 [Paid]

https://www.lynda.com/Office-tutorials/Welcome/487940/519202-4.html

  1. 10 Simple PowerPoint Animation Tips and Tricks

https://business.tutsplus.com/articles/powerpoint-animation-tips-and-tricks--cms-27552

  1. 28 Great PowerPoint Presentation Tips

https://www.participoll.com/powerpoint-presentation-tips/

  1. 14 PowerPoint Presentation Tips for Building More Creative Slideshows [+Templates]

https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/easy-powerpoint-design-tricks-ht

  1. Cornell: Powerpoint tips and tricks

http://www.vet.cornell.edu/clinsci/docs/PowerpointTipsandTricks.pdf

  1. 10 Ways to Give a Kickass Business Presentation

http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/6680-business-presentation-tips.html

  1. 17 Tricks to Master Microsoft PowerPoint

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/328357/17-tricks-to-master-microsoft-powerpoint