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Updated on: 13-06-2024

PowerPoint - Custom Animation and Transitions (Spotlight Course)

Topics covered

A spotlight course is a one-off focused training session, covering topics on Microsoft applications. 


  • Entrance, emphasis, motion and exit paths
  • Order, speed, and timing
  • Using timelines and triggers
  • Animation effects
  • Using sound and dimming


  • Apply Transitions to slides
  • Adjust the settings

Animation can help make a PowerPoint presentation more dynamic, and help make information more memorable. Presentation experts recommend using animations and sound effects sparingly. Animation can be useful in making a presentation more dynamic, and help to emphasize points, but too much animation can be distracting.

A slide transition is the visual effect that occurs when you move from one slide to the next during a presentation. You can control the speed, add sound, and customize the look of transition effects.

Online training will be delivered via MS Teams. You will receive joining instructions before your selected session.

At the end of the session all delegates will:

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply and adjust Animations and Transitions in PowerPoint


About the course

Course Code MLCSU-TR0060
Intended Audience Regular users of PowerPoint or those who have completed PowerPoint Introduction topics
Delivery Method Online
Required Experience / Training Comfortable with the content of the PowerPoint Introduction topics Quiet room with access to MS Teams and headset or headphones
Duration of Training 1 hour