Microsoft PowerPoint Specialist

Certification Courses

Course Overview

Welcome to the Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Specialist workshop. PowerPoint is a powerful presentation platform for presenting visual and graphical items. You can do everything from creating simple handouts to developing an animated presentation with audio.

Course Objectives

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At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Create Presentations from scratch or templates
  • Insert and format slides, handouts and notes
  • Change Presentation views and configurations
  • Insert and work with text, pictures, audio and video 
  • Work with tables, charts, and SmartArt
  • Use transitions and animations 
  • Prepare for a presentation, including the slide size, narration, and timing
  • Manage multiple presentations

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Create and Manage Presentations

  • Create a Presentation
  • Create a New Presentation
  • Create a Presentation Based on a Template
  • Import Word Document Outlines
  • Insert and Format Slides
  • Insert Specific Slide Layouts
  • Duplicate Existing Slides
  • Hide and Unhide Slides
  • Delete Slides
  • Apply a Different Slide Layout
  • Modify Individual Slide Backgrounds
  • Insert Slide Headers, Footers and Page Numbers
  • Change Presentation Options and Views
  • Change Slide Size
  • Change Presentation Views
  • Set File Properties
  • Order and Group Slides
  • Modify Slide Order
  • Create Sections
  • Rename Sections
  • Modify Slides, Handouts and Notes
  • Change the Slide Master Theme or Background
  • Modify Slide Master Content
  • Create a Slide Layout
  • Modify a Slide Layout
  • Modify the Handout Master
  • Modify the Notes Master
  • Configure a Presentation for Printing
  • Print a Presentation
  • Print Notes Pages
  • Print Handouts Pages
  • Print in Color, Grayscale or Black and White
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Insert and Format Text, Shapes and Images

  • Insert and Format Text
  • Insert Text on a Slide
  • Format Text
  • Create Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Apply WordArt Styles to Text
  • Format Text in Multiple Columns
  • Insert Hyperlinks
  • Insert and Format Shapes and Text Boxes
  • Insert Shapes
  • Insert Text Boxes
  • Resize Shapes and Text Boxes
  • Format Shapes and Text Boxes
  • Apply Styles to Shapes and Text Boxes
  • Replace Shapes
  • Insert and Format Images
  • Insert Pictures
  • Apply a Picture Style
  • Crop Images
  • Order and Group Objects
  • Order Objects
  • Group Objects
  • Align Objects
  • Display Alignment Tools
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Insert Tables, Charts, SmartArt, and Media

  • Insert and Format Tables
  • Create a Table
  • Apply Table Styles
  • Insert and Delete Table Rows and Columns
  • Import a Table
  • Insert and Format Charts
  • Create a Chart
  • Change the Chart Type
  • Changing a Chart Legend
  • Change the Style of a Chart
  • Import a Chart
  • Insert and Format SmartArt Graphics
  • Insert SmartArt
  • Convert Lists to SmartArt Graphics
  • Change the Color of SmartArt Graphics
  • Reorder Shapes in SmartArt Graphics
  • Add Shape to SmartArt
  • Insert and Manage Media
  • Insert Audio and Video Clips
  • Adjust Media Window Size
  • Configure Media Playback Options
  • Set Media Timing Options
  • Trim Video
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Apply Transitions and Animations

  • Apply Slide Transitions
  • Insert Slide Transitions
  • Set Transition Effect Options
  • Animate Slide Content
  • Apply Animations to Text
  • Apply Animations to Objects
  • Set Animation Effect Options
  • Set Animation Paths
  • Set Timing for Transitions and Animations
  • Set Transition Duration
  • Configure Transition Start and Finish Options
  • Set Animation Timing
  • Reorder Animations on a Slide
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: View Slideshows and Work with Multiple Presentations

  • Configure and Present a Slideshow
  • Preview Your Slide Show
  • Rehearse Slide Show Timing
  • Present a Slide Show using Presenter View
  • Configure Slide Show Options
  • Create Custom Slide Shows
  • Merge Content from Multiple Presentations
  • Insert Slides from Another Presentation
  • Send Presentation for Review
  • Review Comments
  • Compare Two Presentations
  • Finalize Presentations
  • Protect a Presentation
  • Inspect a Presentation for Hidden Properties and Personal Information
  • Inspect a Presentation for Accessibility Issues
  • Inspect a Presentation for Compatibility Issues
  • Proof a Presentation
  • Export Presentations to Other Formats
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Lessons Learned
Study Online


1 Week Face to Face Classes


2 Week Face to Face Classes


Course Features
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  • 1-2 Weeks Classes
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