Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Workshop Code: hsts-w22

What Is Included in this Live Workshop

You will learn:

Workshop Description

This workshop includes coverage of showing users how to create, save, and present a basic presentation; cover the basics of formatting; and discuss how to add multimedia to a presentation.

Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.

Workshop Prerequisites

Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu. No previous experience with other versions of Microsoft PowerPoint is required.

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Overall Info About our Workshops


Enrollment Fee

Online live starts from $390

Workshop Session Dates

Our workshops are offered all year around. Upon registration we enroll you to the earliest available class but you can reschedule it free of charge. Location


Workshop Outline

Topics Covered in this Course.

1- Navigating the PowerPoint Environment

  • What is PowerPoint?
  • About Slides
  • The Start Screen
  • The PowerPoint 2016 User Interface
  • The Ribbon
  • Contextual Tabs
  • Dialog Box Launchers
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • The Slides Pane
  • The Status Bar
  • The Backstage View

2- Creating and Saving a PowerPoint Presentation

  • The Default PowerPoint Presentation
  • Text Placeholders
  • The AutoCorrect Feature
  • The Save Command
  • Using Help
  • Using Tell Me
  • Accessing Advanced Help Options

3- Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

  • Selecting a Presentation Type
  • Templates
  • The Open Category in Backstage View
  • Building a Presentation
  • Inserting a Slide Layout
    • Inserting Slides from an Outline
    • Reusing Slides from a Presentation
    • Reusing Slides from a Slide Library
    • Duplicating Slides
    • Hiding and Showing Slides
    • Deleting Slides

4- Laying Out a Presentation

  • Slide Layout
  • Types of Slide Layouts
  • Slide Size
  • Themes
  • Theme Variants
  • Theme Components
  • Background Styles
  • The Format Background Task Pane

5- Editing Text

  • Text Boxes
  • Text Selection Methods
  • The Mini Toolbar
  • Cut, Copy, and Paste Options
  • The Clipboard
  • The Paste Special Command
  • Galleries
  • The Live Preview Feature

6- Viewing and Navigating a Presentation

  • Presentation Views
  • Color View Options
  • The Slide Show View
  • Slide Show Options
  • The Magnifier
  • The Slide Navigator
  • Presenter View
  • The Protected View
  • Working with Multiple Presentation Windows

The following topics may be included at the discretion of your instructor.

7- Formatting Characters

  • Character Formats
  • The Font Dialog Box
  • Creating WordArt
  • Converting Text to SmartArt
  • The Format Painter
  • The Replace Fonts Option

8- Formatting Paragraphs

  • Bulleted Lists
  • Numbered Lists
  • Horizontal Text Alignment
  • Vertical Text Alignment
  • The Format Shape Task Pane
  • The AutoFit Feature
  • Text Box Margins
  • Spacing Options
  • Formatting Text as Columns
  • Text Direction Options
  • Clearing Formatting from Text
  • Using Rulers

9- Formatting Text Boxes

  • Text Box Formatting Options
  • Shape Fills
  • Shape Outlines
  • The Eyedropper
  • Shape Effects
  • Setting the Default Text Box

10- Inserting Images

  • Local Pictures
  • Online Pictures
  • The Photo Album Feature
  • The Screenshot Tool
  • The Screen Recording Tool
  • Converting Pictures to SmartArt

11- Inserting Shapes

  • The Drawing Tools – Format Contextual Tab
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Customizing Shape Fill, Outline, and Effects
  • The Merge Shapes Feature
  • Edit Points
  • Setting the Default Shape

12- Inserting WordArt

  • Inserting WordArt
  • Editing WordArt
  • Formatting WordArt

13- Editing Objects

  • Object Selection Methods
  • Image Cropping
  • The Picture Tools – Format Tab
  • The Remove Background Feature
  • Object Resizing Methods
  • Object Scaling Methods
  • Object Orientation Options
  • Image Compression Options
  • Changing the Picture
  • Resetting the Picture

14- Formatting Objects

  • The Format Picture Task Pane
  • The Set Transparent Color Option
  • Picture Formatting Options
  • Group Objects
  • The Grouping Feature

15- Arranging Objects

  • Alignment Commands
  • Object Order
  • Guides and Gridlines

16- Animating Objects

  • Built-In Animation Effects
  • The Animation Painter Feature

17- Adding Tables to Your Presentation

  • Table Creation Options
  • Table Navigation Methods
  • Adding and Deleting Rows and Columns
  • Resize Rows, Columns, and Tables
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Distributing and Arranging Rows and Columns
  • Aligning Tables

18- Formatting Tables

  • The Table Tools Contextual Tabs
  • Table Styles
  • Table Fill and Border Options
  • Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications
    • Linking vs. Embedding
    • The Insert Object Dialog Box
    • Insert Microsoft Excel Worksheets into PowerPoint

19- Adding Charts to Your Presentation

  • Inserting a Chart and Adding Data
  • Editing Chart Data
  • Chart Types
  • Formatting a Chart
    • The Chart Tools Contextual Tabs
    • The Chart Tools- Design Tab
    • The Chart Tools- Format Tab
  • Quick Chart Commands
    • Change the Chart Type
    • Change the Chart Layout
    • Change the Chart Style
    • Change the Chart Color
  • Creating a Chart with Microsoft Excel Data

20- Manipulating a Chart

  • Selecting and Formatting Chart Elements
  • Arranging Chart Elements
  • Specifying a Precise Position for the Chart
  • Resizing Chart Elements
  • Applying Effects to a Chart
  • Applying Quick Styles to Shapes
  • Applying a Border

21- Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

  • Creating a Chart with Microsoft Excel Data
  • AutoCorrect Feature Options
  • The Spell Checker Feature
  • The Insights Pane
  • The Thesaurus
  • Checking Compatibility
  • Checking Accessibility

22- Applying Transitions

  • Setting Effect Options
  • Customizing Transition Timing
  • Adding a Sound
  • Previewing Transitions

23- Printing Your Presentation

  • The Print Command
  • Printing Selected Slides
  • Full Page Slides
  • Handouts
  • Outlines
  • Notes Pages

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