Learning PowerPoint 2016

Everything You Need to Know to Build a Professional Presentation from Start to Finish

This course walks you through, step-by-step, all the processes and features to create and present a professional Presentation with confidence.

By the end of this course, you will have mastered:

  • Navigating the PowerPoint screen, Tabs and Contextual Tabs
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Creating a new Presentation from various types of templates - Blank, Microsoft and Personal
  • Printing Presentations, including Notes and Handouts
  • Saving Presentations, including embedding Fonts and removing Metadata
  • Exporting Presentations, including-
    • Exporting as PDF
    • Packaging for CD
    • Creating Video
    • Creating Custom Word Handouts
    • Changing File Type
  • Working with Slide Master, including
    • Adding Themes, Backgrounds, Fonts
    • Working with Placeholders
    • Adding and Manipulating Page Numbers and Footers
    • Saving Templates
    • Pinning Templates to Taskbar
  • Inserting Slides from
    • Blank Slides
    • Another Presentation
    • Word Outline
  • Moving Slides
  • Deleting Slides
  • Adding and Manipulating the following Content
    • Text
    • Pictures
    • Videos
    • Charts
    • SmartArt
  • Working with Animation, including
    • Applying
    • Triggering
    • Setting Play Order
  • Working with Transitions, including
    • Adding
    • Setting Options
    • Setting Timings
    • Removing
  • Working with Speaker Notes, including
    • Creating
    • Printing
    • Using Presenter View
  • Creating a Self-Running Presentation, including
    • Setting Up
    • Recording
    • Previewing

The modules include step-by-step instructions and sample presentations and files so you can follow along. The course is structured so that each modules builds upon the previous module until, upon completion, you have a sample presentation for recording.

Your Instructor

Vicky Bisbach
Vicky Bisbach

I have over 20 years of experience training within the law firm environment. I have trained attorneys and staff on software including Office 2003 - 2013, iManage (document management) and Nuance PDF Converter Professional.

I enjoy helping people learn new software and walking them through solving problems or questions they may have using features. I get great satisfaction in seeing someone's confidence level grow as they continue working with new software.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Computer Sciences & Business Administration

University of Wisconsin - Platteville, Platteville, WI


MCT: Microsoft Certified Trainer

MSOMS: Microsoft Office 2013 Master Specialist

MSOE: Microsoft Word 2013 Expert

MSOS: Microsoft Excel 2013

MSOS: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Course Curriculum

  PowerPoint Introduction
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  Working with Animation
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  Working with Transitions
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  Working with Speaker Notes
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  Creating a Self-Running Presentation
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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