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Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

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Course Overview

This Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training class is for PowerPoint 2016 users who want to build upon their basic skills. Students will use advanced techniques such as working with Masters and Special Effects within their presentations.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 who want to learn advanced-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create customized presentations with templates.
  • Add special effects.
  • Use the slide, notes, and handout masters.
  • Create, edit, and import charts.
  • Manage hyperlinks.
  • Create custom shows.
  • Secure and share presentations.

Target Audiance

  • Corporate Executives: Senior professionals looking to enhance their presentation skills for high-level meetings and conferences.
  • Marketing Professionals: Experts aiming to create visually engaging and effective marketing presentations.
  • Sales Representatives: Individuals seeking to develop compelling sales pitches and product demonstrations.
  • Educators: Teachers and trainers who want to improve their instructional materials and classroom presentations.

Schedule Dates

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Course Content

  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Background Style
  • Adding a Footer
  • Arranging and Printing Sections
  • Exercise: Adding a Background Image
  • Exercise: Customizing Your Presentation

  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Slide Layouts
  • Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
  • Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
  • Inserting a New Slide Master
  • Preserving a Slide Master
  • Modifying the Notes Master
  • Modifying the Handout Master
  • Adding a Header and Footer to Notes and Handouts
  • Exercise: Using the Slide Master

  • Animating Text and Objects
  • Working with the Animation Painter
  • Setting Animation Timing
  • Animating a Chart
  • Exercise: Applying Special Effects to a Presentation

  • Inserting SmartArt Graphics
  • Modifying Smart Art Graphics
  • Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
  • Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
  • Formatting Text in a SmartArt Object
  • Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
  • Ungrouping SmartArt Objects
  • Exercise: Working with SmartArt

  • Creating a Photo Album
  • Adding Captions
  • Applying a Theme to Your Album
  • Customizing an Album
  • Exercise: Creating and Modifying a Photo Album
  • Inserting Sounds and Video
  • Editing Media Clips
  • Exercise: Adding Video to a Presentation

  • Setting Up a Custom Show
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Adding an Action Button
  • Jumping to Another Presenation
  • Exercise: Presenting a Custom Show
  • Using Rehearse Timings
  • Navigating within a Slide Show
  • Annotating a Presenation
  • Creating a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
  • Setting Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically
  • Exercise: Preparing the Slide Show

  • Exporting Notes and Handouts to Word
  • Exporting an Outline to Word
  • Saving a Presetnation as an Outline
  • Exercise: Exporting an Outline to Word


Participants should have a basic understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint and experience creating presentations. Familiarity with basic functions such as slide creation, formatting, and simple animations is recommended.

The course is ideal for professionals who frequently use PowerPoint for business presentations, including managers, marketers, educators, and anyone looking to enhance their presentation skills with advanced techniques.

The course typically lasts for two to three days, with each day comprising around six to eight hours of intensive training.

Yes, the course includes hands-on exercises and practical projects to ensure that participants can apply the advanced techniques they learn to real-world scenarios.

Yes, there will be assessments in the form of quizzes, practical assignments, and a final project to evaluate participants’ understanding and application of the advanced features taught in the course.

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