Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 - Introduction

I.T. Training

Course Duration: One day

Course Overview

This Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 training class is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016.


  • Module 1: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
    Customize your presentations by adding backgrounds, themes, and other elements to help them stand out and to deliver the right message to your audience.
    • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Normal View
    • Creating a Presentation
    • Saving a Document
    • Importing a File
    • The Status Bar
    • Closing a Presentation
  • Module 2: The Ribbon
    • The Ribbon
    • Tabs
    • Groups
    • Commands
  • Module 3: The Quick Access Toolbar
    • Adding Common Commands
    • Adding More Commands with the Customise Dialog Box
    • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
    • Placement
  • Module 4: The Backstage View (The File Menu)
    • Introduction to the Backstage View
    • Opening a Presentation
    • Exercise: Opening a Presentation
    • New Presentation and Presentation Templates
  • Module 5: Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
    • Selecting a Slide Layout
    • Adding text
    • Adding Text from a Text File or Word Outline
    • Editing Text
    • Formatting Text
    • Formatting Text as WordArt
    • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
    • Formatting Text Placeholders
    • Adding Slides to a Presentation
    • Arranging Slides
  • Module 6: Working with Images
    • Adding Images to a Slide
    • Inserting a Picture
    • Inserting Clip Art
    • Capturing and Inserting a Snapshot
    • Editing an Image
    • Formatting Images
    • Applying a Style and Cropping an Image
    • Grouping and Ungrouping Images
    • Arranging Images
    • Adding Shapes
  • Module 7: Working with Tables and Charts
    • Inserting a Table
    • Formatting Tables
    • Importing Tables from External Sources
    • Exercise: Working with a Table
    • Inserting a Chart
    • Formatting a Chart
    • Importing Charts from External Sources

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