Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Level 2

Students taking the Advanced PowerPoint course will learn to control global settings by using slide masters, and to apply effects such as transitions and timings. They’ll learn more about working with images, and how to include media files, animation, and a photo album in a presentation. Next, they’ll explore advanced tools for working with SmartArt, tables, and charts, and then learn how to create action buttons and equations. Students will also integrate other Microsoft Office files, embed and link external resources, and create hyperlinks. Then, they’ll insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, and prepare a presentation for delivery in various formats. Finally, they’ll customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Slide masters and transitions

  • Topic A: Slide masters

  • Topic B: Transitions and timings

  • Topic C: Custom slide shows


Unit 2: Graphics and media

  • Topic A: Modifying graphics

  • Topic B: Media clips

  • Topic C: Animations

  • Topic D: Photo albums


Unit 3: Customizing slide elements

  • Topic A: Working with SmartArt graphics

  • Topic B: Customizing tables

  • Topic C: Working with charts


Unit 4: Action buttons and equations

  • Topic A: Action buttons

  • Topic B: Equations


Unit 5: Integrating Microsoft Office files

  • Topic A: Applying content from a Word outline

  • Topic B: Embedding and linking content


Unit 6: Finalizing and distributing presentations

  • Topic A: Reviewing and finishing

  • Topic B: Distributing presentations


Unit 7: Customizing PowerPoint

  • Topic A: Application settings

Audience

​The target student should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or preferably Windows 7. Students also need to know the basics of using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Students will get the most out of this course if their goal is to become more proficient using PowerPoint to create enhanced presentations.

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

  •  PowerPoint 2016: Basic