How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this hands-on Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Introduction Training course, students will create a basic presentation and add content; arrange, insert, and delete slides; and apply templates and design themes. Then, they’ll learn how to create and edit shapes, insert and modify objects and pictures, create animations and work with tables, charts, and diagrams. Finally, students will learn how to proof a presentation, create speaker notes, and present and share their presentations.

Course Prerequisites

Basic experience using a computer and Windows is helpful.

Course Audience

This course is designed for students with little to no experience in using PowerPoint to create presentations.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify the basic features and functions of PowerPoint 2016
  • Develop a PowerPoint presentation
  • Perform advanced text editing operations
  • Add graphical elements to your presentation
  • Modify objects in your presentation
  • Add tables to your presentation
  • Add charts to your presentation
  • Prepare to deliver your presentation

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  1. Getting Started with PowerPoint
    • Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
    • View and Navigate a Presentation
    • Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation
    • Use PowerPoint Help
  2. Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
    • Select a Presentation Type
    • Edit Text
    • Build a Presentation
  3. Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations
    • Format Characters
    • Format Paragraphs
    • Format Text Boxes
  4. Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation
    • Insert Images
    • Insert Shapes
  5. Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
    • Edit Objects
    • Format Objects
    • Group Objects
    • Arrange Objects
    • Animate Objects
  6. Adding Tables to Your Presentation
    • Create a Table
    • Format a Table
    • Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications
  7. Adding Charts to Your Presentation
    • Create a Chart
    • Format a Chart
    • Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel
  8. Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation
    • Review Your Presentation
    • Apply Transitions
    • Print Your Presentation
    • Deliver Your Presentation

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class
  • A PC headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Training course
  • Six months of post-class email support from a Microsoft PowerPoint Instructor