Surgent's Microsoftr PowerPointr 2016: Getting Started

 

   

 

 
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Overview

6.0 Credits

This course guides you through creating and opening PowerPoint presentations; inserting, reorganizing, and deleting slides; applying a design theme and switching between different PowerPoint views. You learn how to insert various types of content on slides, such as bulleted lists, tables, charts, shapes, pictures, SmartArt graphics and sound clips; how run a slide show and how to preview and print audience handouts; how to add animation and transition effects to slides; how to create a custom design theme and a custom template, which you use to create a new presentation; how to integrate Excel workbook data and charts in a presentation using copy and paste; how to add footer text, a date and slide numbers to slides; how to run a full-screen slide show using slide show controls; and how to run a slide show in Presenter view. Note that this course emphasizes using traditional keyboard and mouse actions to perform tasks in PowerPoint and Excel 2016. Some relevant tips for working with PowerPoint 2016 with a Windows 10 touch-screen device are also provided.

Objectives

  • Identify elements of the PowerPoint Start screen; select a template to create a new presentation
  • Identify PowerPoint window elements
  • Recognize ways to insert slides, apply a theme, and add slide content
  • Recognize how to switch between views; then preview, and print a presentation
  • Select PowerPoint options; identify ways to get Help in PowerPoint
  • Recognize ways to delete and reposition slides
  • Select options to spell check a presentation
  • Recognize ways to insert and format slide objects
  • Identify how to add transition and animation effects
  • Select options to set up a slide show
  • Identify how to create, save, and use a custom theme and custom template
  • Recognize techniques for integrating Excel data and charts with PowerPoint slides
  • Identify how to insert the date, slide numbers, and footer text
  • Select the slide show controls
  • Select Presenter view to run a slide show

Major Topics

  • Identify elements of the PowerPoint Start screen; select a template to create a new presentation
  • Identify PowerPoint window elements
  • Recognize ways to insert slides, apply a theme, and add slide content
  • Recognize how to switch between views; then preview, and print a presentation
  • Select PowerPoint options; identify ways to get Help in PowerPoint
  • Recognize ways to delete and reposition slides
  • Select options to spell check a presentation
  • Recognize ways to insert and format slide objects
  • Identify how to add transition and animation effects
  • Select options to set up a slide show
  • Identify how to create, save, and use a custom theme and custom template
  • Recognize techniques for integrating Excel data and charts with PowerPoint slides
  • Identify how to insert the date, slide numbers, and footer text
  • Select the slide show controls
  • Select Presenter view to run a slide show

Designed For

New PowerPoint users, or experienced users switching from an earlier version

Prerequisite

Basic Excel worksheet skills; access to Excel and PowerPoint 2016
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