Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 1

​Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 can take any presentation from average to extraordinary. Students taking the Basic PowerPoint course will open and run a presentation and switch between views. They’ll create a basic presentation and add content; arrange, insert, and delete slides; and apply templates and design themes. Then, they’ll learn how to create and edit shapes, insert and modify WordArt objects and pictures, and work with tables, charts, and diagrams. Finally, they’ll learn how to proof a presentation, create speaker notes, and present and share their presentations.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Getting started

  • Topic A: The PowerPoint interface


Unit 2: Creating presentations

  • Topic A: Creating a basic presentation

  • Topic B: Working with slides


Unit 3: Editing slide content

  • Topic A: Formatting text and lists

  • Topic B: Editing efficiently


Unit 4: Working with shapes

  • Topic A: Creating shapes

  • Topic B: Formatting shapes

  • Topic C: Applying content to shapes


Unit 5: Graphics

  • Topic A: WordArt

  • Topic B: Pictures


Unit 6: Tables and charts

  • Topic A: Tables

  • Topic B: Charts

  • Topic C: SmartArt


Unit 7: Preparing and printing presentations

  • Topic A: Proofing presentations

  • Topic B: Preparing a presentation

  • Topic C: Printing presentations

Audience

​Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 can take any presentation from average to extraordinary. Students taking the Basic PowerPoint course will be instructed on the most efficient ways to create presentations, insert graphical objects, and prepare presentations for delivery.

Students taking this course should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that students have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience:

  •  Windows 7:  Basic