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Learn how to create effective and professional-looking presentations

  • Understand the basics of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Create a new presentation.
  • Edit an existing presentation.

Course Description

In this course, students will learn how to create effective and professional-looking presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 . They will learn how to get started with PowerPoint 2016 and become familiar with the Ribbon, the interface, and various navigation options. Additionally, students will create a presentation and learn how to work with various features and commands to make it easier to work in PowerPoint. Students will also review presentation editing options, a number of different text formatting options, various graphic options and insertion methods, how to add, edit, and format tables and charts in a presentation, and various presentation preparation and delivery options. Instructor: Kelly Buchnat Student data files are available under Downloads in the course dashboard.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the basics of PowerPoint presentations
  • Create a new presentation
  • Edit an existing presentation
  • Format slide text
  • Work with graphical elements
  • Add tables and charts
  • Prepare and deliver a presentation

Prerequisites and Target Audience

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

Basic computer skills

Who should take this course? Who should not?

Students who wish to learn the basics of PowerPoint presentations


Module 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction
Resource 1 Student Data Files

Module 2: Getting Started with PowerPoint

Lecture 2 What is PowerPoint?
Lecture 3 Opening PowerPoint
Lecture 4 Touring the Interface
Lecture 5 Using the Ribbon
Lecture 6 Navigating PowerPoint Views

Module 3: Creating a Presentation

Lecture 7 Creating a New Presentation
Lecture 8 Adding Text and Slides
Lecture 9 Working with Bulleted Lists
Lecture 10 Applying a Theme
Lecture 11 Saving a Presentation
Lecture 12 Using AutoSave and AutoRecover
Lecture 13 Working with File Properties

Module 4: Editing a Presentation

Lecture 14 Moving and Copying Slides
Lecture 15 Using the Outline View
Lecture 16 Cutting and Copying Slide Content

Module 5: Formatting Slide Text

Lecture 17 Using Character Formatting
Lecture 18 Using Paragraph Formatting
Lecture 19 Using the Format Painter
Lecture 20 Working with the Slide Master
Lecture 21 Customizing a Bulleted List
Lecture 22 Working with Numbered Lists
Lecture 23 Inserting a Text Box

Module 6: Working with Graphics

Lecture 24 Inserting Pictures
Lecture 25 Resizing and Arranging Pictures
Lecture 26 Working with Picture Effects and Styles
Lecture 27 Adding and Working with Shapes
Lecture 28 Resizing and Arranging Shapes
Lecture 29 Formatting Shapes
Lecture 30 Using WordArt

Module 7: Adding Tables and Charts

Lecture 31 Adding a Table
Lecture 32 Working with Rows and Columns
Lecture 33 Customizing the Table Design
Lecture 34 Splitting and Merging Cells
Lecture 35 Creating a Chart
Lecture 36 Formatting Chart Elements
Lecture 37 Customizing the Chart Design

Module 8: Preparing and Delivering a Presentation

Lecture 38 Proofing a Presentation
Lecture 39 Working with Speaker Notes and Handouts
Lecture 40 Printing a Presentation
Lecture 41 Converting a Presentation to a PDF
Lecture 42 Delivering a Presentation
Lecture 43 Using Presenter View

Module 9: Conclusion

Lecture 44 Course Recap