PowerPoint for Accountants

Course Details


Friday, May 26, 2023

10:30am – 12:30pm (Registration: 8:06am)



Field of Study


CPE Credit

2 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CPA Crossings




PowerPoint is a widely available resource that is potentially underutilized by accountants because many accountants do not stray beyond Excel and Word in the Microsoft Office suite. You will learn how to create and edit a professional PowerPoint slide deck. This session places particular emphasis on efficiency tips and tricks that will allow you to develop creative, professional visual aids while minimizing time and effort. The course's author will share personal insights he has cultivated throughout more than two decades of public speaking. Although the session will focus on creating and editing slides, we will illustrate best practices for presentation delivery. We also will explain how PowerPoint can be used for purposes other than delivering presentations.

This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.


The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Exploration of tabs within PowerPoint's ribbon
  • Initial creation of a slide deck
  • Using slide masters
  • Utilization of external content
  • SmartArt
  • Alignments and layouts
  • Tips and tricks for efficiency
  • Best practices for effective presentation delivery
  • Other creative uses for PowerPoint


After attending this presentation, you will be able to...

  • Create a slide deck using PowerPoint
  • Navigate within the PowerPoint software environment
  • Recognize best practices for content, layout, and delivery
  • Edit a slide deck to enhance visual appeal
  • Leverage built-in features to easily enhance creativity
  • Utilize PowerPoint to deliver a presentation

Designed For

Accountants and other professionals who want to learn how to efficiently use PowerPoint for presentations and other purposes.

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