PowerPoint 2016 Intermediate/Advanced Training Courses – Online or Face to Face

Duration: 1 Day

Course Objective:

Customise your presentations, working with objects, advanced working with drawing tools, enhancing the overall look of presentations, creating slide show animations, PowerPoint on the web, Macros, sharing and co-authoring.

Course Contents:

Customising PowerPoint 2016

  • How to change the default format of the blank presentation   
  • How to change the Default Language Setting
  • How to change the default Display options  
  • How to change the default Spelling option
  • How to change Presentation Properties and Information          
  • How to change the default Save and changing Default Folder options  
  • About the Quick Access Toolbar     
  • How to customize the Quick Access Toolbar:
  • Add-in programs 
  • How to Load an add-in program    
  • How to unload an add-in program 

Working with Objects      

  • How to insert a Table        
  • How to insert rows/Columns            
  • How to delete rows/columns            
  • How to merge Cells            
  • How to add Borders           
  • How to Colour a Table      
  • Sorting a table in PowerPoint           
  • Organisation Charts           
  • How to insert an Organisation Chart              
  • How to edit an Organisation Chart
  • Inserting New SmartArt Elements   
  • Deleting Shapes  
  • How to convert a box from one type to another
  • How to change shape border and border colour
  • How to change the Fill Colour of a Shape
  • Creating Charts   
  • How to insert a Chart        
  • Editing the Chart
  • How to change the Chart Type       
  • How to change Chart Attributes      
  • How to insert an Excel Worksheet  

Drawing Tools   

  • Drawing Options
  • Drawn objects have attributes, just like other objects.
  • Drawing Shapes                  
  • How to draw circles, squares, and Auto Shape
  • How to change the Fill Colour of a shape
  • How to change the fill effect of a shape
  • How to change the line border and border colour of a shape    
  • Editing shapes     
  • How to resize a shape        
  • How to type text in a shape             
  • Group and Ungroup Objects            
  • Group objects      
  • Ungroup objects 

Controlling the Overall Look

  • Presentation Designs          
  • How to apply a Design Theme
  • How to apply a Theme and Variant colour scheme to a presentation    
  • How to create a custom colour scheme for your slides               
  • How to add a Textured or Picture Background to your slides   
  • How to add a Patterned Background to your slides
  • Working with Slide Masters              
  • How to view Slide Masters               
  • Make a slide that differs from the slide master
  • Make an object appear on every slide in the presentation         
  • Templates and Themes     
  • How to Open an Existing Template
  • How to create your own Template 
  • How to Download a Template        

Slide Shows

  • Viewing a Presentation      
  • Normal view        
  • PowerPoint 2016 Example of Normal View
  • Outline View        
  • PowerPoint 2016 Example of Outline View
  • Slide Sorter View 
  • PowerPoint 2016 Example of Slide Sorter View
  • Notes View           
  • PowerPoint 2016 Example of Notes Page View
  • Reading View    
  • PowerPoint 2016 Example of Slide Sorter View
  • Running Slideshows           
  • Running the show               
  • Continuous loop 
  • Transitions           
  • Timing  
  • Hidden slide         
  • Keyboard control               
  • Build slide            
  • Electronic Presentations    
  • Hints for creating and running slide shows
  • Animating slides 
  • How to apply Transition effects to a Slide
  • How to add Animations to a slide   
  • How to set slide timings while rehearsing
  • How to run a slide show
  • Write or draw (annotate) on slides during a slide show
  • Erase annotations during a slide show
  • Magnify areas of slides during a slide show
  • How to create a loop Slide Show     
  • Package for CD  
  • Prepare a presentation for use on another computer


PowerPoint on the Web

  • Remote Presentations        
  • How to start a Presentation Broadcast
  • How to create a Video                       
  • How to publish your presentation as a PDF or XPS
  • About hyperlinks in a presentation
  • Add, edit, and remove hyperlinks in a presentation
  • How to create a hyperlink in a presentation
  • How to create an email hyperlink in a presentation
  • How to change a hyperlink destination       
  • How to Change hyperlink text         
  • How to remove the hyperlink, but not the text or object that represents it             
  • How to remove a hyperlink and the text or object that represents it       
  • Set a hyperlink base for a presentation

Using Macros in PowerPoint

  • Automating tasks you perform frequently
  • How to Show the Developer Tab    
  • How to create a new macro             
  • How to edit a Macro          
  • How to run a macro           
  • How to delete a Macro      
  • How to attach a macro to the Quick Access Toolbar
  • How to check presentations for macros that might contain viruses      


  • Sharing and Co-authoring
  • About OneDrive   

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