Johnny Quinn


Johnny Quinn

Since 2001, John has provided custom presentation services for over 500 local and international clients resulting in over 25000 slides and too many bullet points to count! John’s creativity and professional design experience will result in an effective presentation with impact.

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 12 - 16 Jul 2020
  • Time: 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

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13 - 16 Jul 2020


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm



PowerPoint Masterclass


There are so many PowerPoint tutorials, videos and courses which fail to explain simple design concepts and how to approach certain content when it comes to laying it out on the slide, this course is not one of them. If you want to effectively use PowerPoint in your daily work, and want to know what works and what doesn’t, we will teach you how to design beautiful, engaging and properly designed presentations in PowerPoint.

  1. Do you feel, your presentation looks too generic, besides whatever customization you do?
  2. Are you confused in choosing the best color combinations, visual elements for text and other content?
  3. Do you find it hard to get high quality royalty-free stock images for your presentations?
  4. Would you like to make professional slides using Info-graphics, Icons, vector images and videos?
  5. Do you think that you lack design and animation skills?
  6. Are you spending too much time creating PowerPoint presentations that are not effective?

Then, this is the workshop for you to attend.

What will you learn?

  1. Create eye catching, modern PowerPoint presentations from scratch
  2. Design business process flow and timeline slides in PowerPoint
  3. Lots of secret tips & tricks to create modern slides, quickly & easily
  4. Get lots of modern design elements like Icons, vector images, custom fonts, stock images etc, & learn to import and edit them in PowerPoint
  5. Add subtle, smooth and professional animation, transition effects to your slides
  6. Design and animate info-graphic slides by learning how to convert boring bullet points in to effective visuals

What’s so special about this course?

This is the ultimate course that you need, to make stellar presentations that impact the minds of your audience. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, it doesn’t matter, this course will make any beginner into an expert and will also show any expert, a completely different perspective, of how to use those expertise to design modern animated presentations.

Target audience.

  1. PowerPoint users, who want to learn Modern slide design and animation
  2. CEOs, CFOs and Entrepreneurs, who are often making presentations and want to switch to latest professional style of PowerPoint slide design & animation
  3. Professionals, Executives, Corporates, Professors, Teachers, Instructors, Trainers

Corporates we’ve trained

These are a few names from a wide list of companies that have attended our  workshops..

  • Emirates Airlines
  • Dubai World Trade Center
  • FAMCO (Al Futtaim Group)
  • Malomatia Qatar
  • Hult International Business School, Dubai
  • Emirates NBD (Tanfeeth)
  • Siemens
  • Mubadala, Abu Dhabi
  • Jones Lang Lassale

What others have said about this course:

Johnny Quinn and the team at AudienceAlive are masterminds in the area of PowerPoint presentations. Their skills and creative flair always produces that ‘Wow’ factor and it keeps audiences engaged. I’ve attended several of Johnny’s courses and they are always insightful, powerful and practical – as well as fun! I always refer my clients to Johnny when they need their PowerPoint to be amazing. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them to you. – David Nottage – World Champion of Public Speaking

Hourly Schedule

13th July 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
General Overview
PowerPoint user interface | Slide sorter | Slide sections | Ruler, Grids and Guides | Useful Keyboard shortcuts | Save options and password protecting your files | Customizing “quick access” toolbar
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Shapes, objects and pictures
Screen clipping | Alignment and distribution | Filling pictures in shapes | Inserting pictures (online / offline) | Picture background removal | Picture effects and corrections | Arranging objects and Selection pane

14th July 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fonts and text properties
Using large fonts to create impact | Understanding font embedding | Embedding fonts in your presentation | Character spacing / Kerning | Paragraph properties | Text direction
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Animations and 3D objects
Adding animations (effects) | Motion paths | Animation painter | Effect options | Animation pane and timeline | Transition effects and Slide timings | Inserting 3D objects and animating them

15th July 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Using Multimedia
Inserting music and videos | Playing / looping music across the presentation | Playing music and videos automatically | Trimming music and videos inside PowerPoint | Create amazing presentations with video backgrounds
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Controlling slideshows
Presenter view | Looping presentation | Custom slideshow | Disabling animations / transition timings | Recording slideshows as video | Broadcasting slideshows online

16th July 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Infographics and Interactive Presentations
Converting bullets into infographics | Sourcing icons and using icon sets | Using infographics for navigation | Actions / Hyperlinking PowerPoint Section Zoom | Opening another presentation from current presentation (during slideshow)
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Latest PowerPoint features
Designer for PowerPoint | 3D Libraries and how to add your own | Morph Animation and how to use it | Presenter Coach | PowerPoint Live | Live subtitles