Advanced PowerPoint

Take your presentations to the next level. Utilize advanced Powerpoint techniques to keep your audience engaged and your content memorable. Use animations, transitions, charts, graphics, images, and audio and visual elements to create professional presentations whether presenting online or to a live audience.
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Quick Facts about this Microcredential

What You’ll Learn

  • Advanced features of Powerpoint to customize and optimize presentations
  • Animation and transition tools to keep your audience engaged
  • Embed objects, files, and links
  • Add charts and other visualization techniques to communicate complex data and ideas, and for visual impact.
  • Development of Critical Thinking and Written Communication professional competencies

Things to Know

  • This microcredential is free to all current ACC students
  • Recommendation: students should have taken the Presentation Software microcredential or have intermediate knowledge of Powerpoint prior to taking this course
  • This microcredential is part of the Interactive Presentations for Effective Communication ¬†Microcertificate

What You’ll Earn

Those completing the microcredential with an 80% or above will receive a portable digital badge that can be shared with employers or online on sites such as LinkedIn
Digital portable badge for Austin Community College District's Digital Fluency and Innovation Advanced PowerPoint microcredential
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Microcredentials are a new way of learning at ACC


Unlike a traditional college course, the microcredentials are bite-sized, taking 5 weeks or less to complete


Enrollment is free to current ACC students (some microcredentials may require an additional purchase*)


A dedicated Digital Navigator will grade your work, provide helpful feedback, and answer questions


Learn on your own schedule with these microcredentials, and go as fast as you are able to master the content

* Check the Quick Facts section for details

This microcredential is being developed

Pilot sessions are planned to start in Spring 2024

Keep up-to-date with the latest news as this program develops