PowerPoint 2016 - Advanced

5 Hours, 10 Minutes


Delivery Method

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This class is part of a 12‑month Educate 360 Pro Subscription

Course Overview

In this course, students will learn the various collaboration tools in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 such as reusing slides, creating slides from Word, and working with Excel. Students will learn to utilize the power of Slide Masters, create custom themes, and design custom templates. In addition, students will learn to create exciting presentations by animating text and objects, add slide transitions, and use advanced graphic features including SmartArt, and audio and video. Finally, students will present like a pro by using advanced presentation features including annotations, hyperlinks and action buttons, timings, recordings, and creating videos, and review additional advanced slideshow options.

Course Objectives

Collaborating in PowerPoint, Working with Masters, Themes, and Templates, Working with Animation and Transitions, Working with Advanced Graphic and Media Features, Using Advanced Presentation Features, Working with Advanced Slide Show Options

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is PowerPoint 2016 Introduction.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Collaborating in PowerPoint

  • Reusing Slides from an Existing Presentation
  • Creating Slides from a Word Outline
  • Using Excel Data in PowerPoint
  • Co-Authoring with PowerPoint
  • Using Comments
  • Comparing and Merging Presentations

3 - Working with Masters, Themes, and Templates

  • Understanding the Slide Master
  • Making Global Changes with the Master
  • Creating and Editing Layout Masters
  • Adding an Image to the Master
  • Adding Footers to Slides
  • Customizing and Saving a Theme
  • Creating a Template
  • Modifying Notes and Handout Masters
  • Working with Multiple Slide Masters

4 - Working with Animation and Transitions

  • Adding Animation
  • Customizing Animation Effect Options
  • Creating a Motion Path
  • Configuring Animation Timing and Start Options
  • Reordering and Copying Animation
  • Animating Bulleted Lists, Charts, and SmartArt
  • Adding Slide Transitions
  • Customizing Slide Transitions

5 - Working with Advanced Graphic and Media Features

  • Creating SmartArt
  • Working with SmartArt Text and Bullets
  • Customizing SmartArt
  • Inserting Audio
  • Configuring Audio Playback Options
  • Inserting Video
  • Configuring Video Playback Options
  • Customizing Video Style Options
  • Inserting a Screen Recording

6 - Using Advanced Presentation Features

  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Using Action Buttons in PowerPoint
  • Creating a Custom Slide Show
  • Creating and Working with Sections

7 - Working with Advanced Slide Show Options

  • Adding Annotations to Slides
  • Working with Hidden Slides
  • Recording Slide Timings
  • Configuring a Self-Running Presentation
  • Creating a Video from a Presentation
  • Packaging a Presentation

8 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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