Missing the Accenture QPT for PowerPoint?

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Are you an Accenture Alumni, missing the QPT PowerPoint (Quick Presentation Toolbar)? Running a team and need to boost the polish of your team's PowerPoint deliverables? PPT Productivity PowerPoint add-in has all the features you've been missing and many more! PPT Productivity was created by Accenture and BCG Alums (with a lot of McKinsey alum input), for consultants and other strategy professionals. 

Just like the Accenture QPT ppam, PPT Productivity is an add-in for PowerPoint that offers time saving benefits through shortcuts and easy reuse. PPT Productivity's premium toolset has 180+ features and a free 30 day trial that we extend to 60 days for Accenture alums (no credit card details required to access trial).

Here's a quick ~70 second overview video of some features we think you'll love!

PPT Productivity overview video of selected features for Accenture alums

PPT Productivity PowerPoint add-in features include:

  • Faster formatting: Features to speed up alignment, resizing, recoloring in PowerPoint. Make shapes same height & width in a single click. Customizable shortcut keys to hack your productivity. Create PowerPoint shortcuts you find easy to remember for your most frequent tasks. The no fly zone lets you specify text boundaries for more consistent slides. The Format toolbar makes common formatting in PowerPoint single click, including make shapes same height and width, swap shape positions, select by attribute and more.
  • Manage Colors: Missing the QPT Accenture color picker? PPT Productivity has a Color Toolbar for PowerPoint that shows your theme colors (including theme color tints / shades), the standard PPT palette plus you can save additional custom colors for easy access. You can also setup and share your custom color palette settings with your team.
  • Easier Editing/ Review: Editing and review reatures include Status Stamps, Sticky Notes, a Camouflage mode (aka airplane mode) to conceal slide logos while reviewing in public places, set language for proofing (amazing if working with teams in different countries using different proofing languages) and more.
  • Easy reuse for you and your team: PPT Productivity's PowerPoint Slide Library Toolbar lets you easily save and reuse your favorite slides, shapes, frameworks. You can have multiple Galleries and they can be Personal or Corporate. Running a team? Use the PowerPoint Team Slide Library feature to create shared libraries that all team members can access and use.
  • Downloadable shapes and frameworks: Missing the Accenture QPT Toolkit Visuals? PPT Productivity has 2000+ maps, flags, frameworks, chevron layouts, icons and more that you can download to your Slide Library for easy access. Downloadable shapes are included at no extra cost with your license and all are accessible during the free trial. Includes an extensive range of commonly used consulting frameworks and visuals e.g. issue trees, arrows, pyramids, press clippings, maps, table layouts, flags and more.
  • Embed Harvey Balls and Status indicators in Tables: Easily add Harvey Balls or Status indicators to PowerPoint tables. Harvey balls and indicators embed in the tables for easy formatting and alignment. You can also add Harvey Balls and Status indicators to PowerPoint slides outside of tables.
  • Color bold text: Do you use colored bold text for emphasis in PowerPoint? This feature lets you click to color all bolded text on your slide, or select multiple slides and recolor the bold text in a single click. The feature knows to disregard slide titles. Plus it defaults to your template colors, with an option to change to another preferred highlight color.
PowerPoint addin PPT Productivity Ribbon and Toolbars

Agenda Wizard for PowerPoint feature

PPT Productivity's Agenda Wizard lets you generate Agenda / Table of Contents/ divider slides in PowerPoint that dynamically update as you move content around. You can also quickly convert your tag lines or a summary slide to create the agenda items. Need to rearrange your slides? No problem, the agenda updates. Use PowerPoint sections or not = your choice, the Agenda Wizard works either way.

Accenture Alumni VIP Extended PPT Productivity Trial Offer

If you're missing the QPT, download the PPT Productivity free trial and check out the features. We offer Accenture Alumni an extended 60 day free trial (double the standard free trial). You don't need to provide credit card details to access the trial.

To access the Accenture extended trial offer, download the 30 day trial and register using your current work email address, then contact us to request the Accenture Alumni VIP offer. Our team will verify your alumni status via LinkedIn and add the bonus month to your trial.

Does PPT Productivity work on a Mac?

The team are working on a version for PowerPoint for Mac. Contact us if you'd like to be notified when it's available. In the interim, PPT Productivity PowerPoint addin runs on Mac if you use a virtual PC solution like Parallels Desktop for Mac (Parallels is also great for using the PC version of Excel on a Mac - super helpful when working with large datasets in particular). Learn more about using Parallels Desktop for Mac.

Want to create polished presentations faster? With PPT Productivity, boost your team's productivity with faster formatting, easier editing, collaboration tools and more! If you're not yet using PPT Productivity, download our free 30 day trial today. We offer free one-on-one training and flexible licensing to suit individuals, teams or enterprise.

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