Microsoft PowerPoint - PowerPoint from Beginner to Advanced
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Microsoft PowerPoint - PowerPoint from Beginner to Advanced

PowerPoint A-Z Course - Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 and 365 by Microsoft PowerPoint Certified Specialist
4.5 (314 ratings)
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Created by Kirt Kershaw
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 12.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create a PowerPoint presentation from scratch
  • Add animation to text, shapes and pictures
  • Learn how to create handouts and speaker notes
  • Zip around in your presentation fast with numerous shortcuts
  • Go further with more advanced animation including motion paths
  • Taught by Certified Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016 Specialist and Expert with over 17 years of PowerPoint training
Requirements
  • This course was created with PowerPoint 2016. But all features will work in PowerPoint 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, 365 and most in 2007
  • You will need Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to follow along and complete the exercise files
Description

Microsoft PowerPoint All-In-One Training   

This Microsoft PowerPoint course includes both Levels from Beginner & Advanced   

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 – Beginner   

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2 – Advanced   

Material recorded with PowerPoint 2016 but works in 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 and 365   

As your instructor I will use my 18+ years of PowerPoint training and certifications including: Microsoft Office Specialist, Expert and Master Instructor: 2000, XP (2002), 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) to guide you step by step through Beginner and Advanced Levels of PowerPoint.    

At completion of this course you will master PowerPoint skills that will alleviate the discomfort of uncertainty and reduce time working through your daily tasks, as well have all the training you need to help pass Microsoft's PowerPoint Exam (77-729) and become certified, like me.  Below are just a few of the topics that you will master:   

  • Step by step in creating Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations   

  • Capture your screen’s images, insert and modify pictures   

  • Add, arrange, navigating and modifying slides fast   

  • Adding, modifying & layering shapes, text, pictures, audio and video   

  • Insert, Trim, Fade and Bookmark Audio and Videos   

  • Create multiple custom slideshow within the same presentation   

  • Create professional looking handouts for your audience to follow along   

  • Learn how to create Speaker Notes to read, or take notes from during your presentation   

  • View your notes and details of your presentation on a separate screen using Presenter View   

  • Update all your slides, or certain slide layouts instantly in Slide Master   

  • Record your presentation and save it as movie MP4 file for automated presentations   

  • Arrange and order or layer your pictures, shapes and text   

  • Manage your slides and collaborate more effectively by grouping them into sections   

  • Look professional and efficient during your presentation with many handy shortcuts   

  • Record narration and rehearse timings for your presentations   

  • New! Screen Recording and Closed Caption in PowerPoint 2016

Who this course is for:
  • This Microsoft PowerPoint course contains two levels of learning for the: Beginner and Advanced user
  • Includes all the training you need to help you pass the PowerPoint 2016 (77-729) Exam and become certified
Course content
Expand all 90 lectures 12:31:43
+ PowerPoint Introduction
1 lecture 00:29

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video basic introduction on Microsoft's PowerPoint 2016 presentation software program.

Preview 00:29
+ PowerPoint Level 1 - Beginner
1 lecture 05:58
  1. Exercise Files - the exercise files are provided for you to practice what you've learned after watching the training videos. The exercise files are numbered, and are the exact same as the instructor uses in the video
  2. Instructor Notes - are quick notes about the main points covered in the training videos, and are typically used to reference a point quickly without having to watch the entire training video over again
  3. Quiz & Answers - there are two separate .pdf files: Quiz and Answers. The Quiz has one question for each video to test yourself on what was presented, and of course the answers to compare
Exercise Files, Instructor's Notes, Quiz & Answers
05:58
+ Basics
7 lectures 44:07

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on the first look, or overview of the face of the PowerPoint program.

Preview 08:22

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to customize the default setting of PowerPoint including: User name to personalize your Microsoft Office Applications that will appear in the Author field when creating presentations as well as when inserting comments. Also, how to change the Color scheme of the Office applications.

Preview 12:03

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to customize the Quick Access Toolbar by adding, and removing commands.

Preview 05:46

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to customize the Ribbon including: hiding the Ribbon, add and removing Tabs, groups and commands.

Preview 08:26

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to Save as well as Save a copy, or backup your presentation by using the Save As.

Preview 03:04

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to check the compatibility of the current version of PowerPoint when converting it to an earlier version of PowerPoint.  For example, some features in PowerPoint 2016 may not appear, or function in earlier versions, and the Compatibility feature will check to see what current PowerPoint features won't convert. 

Preview 04:46

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to get help with the new Tell me what you want to do feature.

Preview 01:40
Basics Quiz
7 questions
+ Creating Basic Presentation
10 lectures 01:16:54

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to create a presentation from scratch using a blank template, or one of many free Microsoft sample templates.

Preview 02:58

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to add text to your slides by adding boxes to insert, or type your text into, or Text Boxes.

Preview 11:31

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to edit, copy, cut and move text around in a slide, or onto another.

Edit, Copy, Cut & Move Text
10:54

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to format Text Boxes including filling them in with color, or no color to make them transparent, and border colors as well.

Format Text Boxes
16:30

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to add new slides with various layouts to your presentation, as well as changing any of the layouts.

Add Slides & Change Layouts
05:18

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to import slides from another presentation, or also known as Reuse Slides.

Import or Reuse Slides
05:15

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to arrange your slides around in your presentation quickly.

Arranging Slides
04:12

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to apply themes, a collection of colors, fonts and effects as well as a background to your slides.

Themes & Backgrounds
09:02

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to navigate around your slides quickly with the tips, tricks and shortcuts on slide navigation.

Slide Navigation
01:34

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video how to use the different types of presentation views including: Normal, Outline, Slide Sorter, Notes Page and Reading to help you create and edit your slides.  

Presentation Views
09:40
Creating Basic Presentation Quiz
10 questions
+ Formatting Text
3 lectures 38:53

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to apply different formats to your text including: font type, size, fill, outline and effects.

Formatting Text
14:37

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on how to format your paragraphs including:alignments and indents.

Formatting Paragraphs
15:34

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create Bulleted and Numbered Lists.  

Bullet & Numbered Lists
08:42
Formatting Text Quiz
3 questions
+ Adding Graphics
7 lectures 01:11:16

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to capture images on your screen using Screenshot, as well as inserting pictures.

Capture Images & Insert Pictures
06:20

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create a Photo Album, which is a collection of photos you can put together electronically in PowerPoint with captions and detailed paragraphs explaining your photos.

Photo Album
13:12

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to draw shapes like: lines, circles, squares and how to adjust them with some very helpful tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Drawing Shapes
14:31

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to work with shapes in a more advanced way including: aligning, grouping and formatting them.

Advanced Shapes
13:19

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to merge two or more shapes into one, thereby creating a separate, unique shape.

Merge Shapes
04:05

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on applying WordArt, which is a combination of complementary formats you can apply to your text in a single click.

WordArt
03:14

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use SmartArt graphics, which is used to graphically communicate information.

SmartArt Graphics
16:35
Adding Graphics Quiz
7 questions
+ Modify Objects
5 lectures 42:32

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to crop out the excess, resize and style objects in your presentation.

Crop, Resize & Style Objects
15:15

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to format objects in your presentation including: brightness, contrast, transparency, 3-D rotation and rest.

Formatting Objects
08:05

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to group objects together as one for formatting or moving all as one.

Grouping Objects
06:04

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to set the objects order or layering on a slide, so that one object can appear on top, or beneath another.

Object Ordering & Layering
06:08

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to view and work with both Gridlines and Guides to help you align your objects on a slide.

Gridlines & Guides
07:00
Modify Objects Quiz
10 questions
+ Tables
3 lectures 29:32

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert and format a table including:splitting and merging cells, aligning content and setting margins.

Insert & Formattings Tables
12:58

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert a table from a Microsoft Word document into PowerPoint.

Insert Table from Word
06:41

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert part of an Excel worksheet into PowerPoint.

Insert Excel Spreadsheet
09:53
Tables Quiz
2 questions
+ Charts
1 lecture 19:26

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create and modify charts including:adding chart titles, legend, data labels, and axis titles.

Create & Modify Charts
19:26
Charts Quiz
1 question
+ Prepare Presentation
14 lectures 01:31:09

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create and modify charts including:adding chart titles, legend, data labels, and axis titles.

AutoCorrect
05:22

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the AutoCorrect feature, which will automatically correct the most commonly misspelled words and can be customized.

Check Spelling & Grammar
03:57

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 tutorial on using the Smart Lookup feature to look up for definition, or more details of a selected word.  The Thesaurus is used to look up for words of like meaning, or synonyms.

Smart Lookup & Thesaurus
03:49

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on the Accessibility Checker which checks your document for content that people with disabilities might find difficult to read.

Accessbility Checker
03:53

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to section off your slides, which allows you to create groups of slide in your presentation.  Having groups of slide can be helpful when collaborating with others like assigning them a section – you can even print Sections.

Sectioning Slides
07:13

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to add Transitions, which is an animation effect that plays out as you advanced from one slide to the next during your presentation.

Slide Transition Effects
06:24

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to add Animation to your objects, which will play out during the presentation including: objects that can fly, bounce, swivel, change colors and more!

Animation Effects
08:21

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to add Speaker Notes, which are notes you can add to each slide, then print them off.  With those printed Speaker Notes you can then either read from them to your audience as you go from one slide to the next, or use them as a quick reference to yourself about what to do or talk about on a each slide during your presentation.

Speaker Notes
10:56

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to change your slide’s size and/or orientation whether it’s portrait, or landscape.  Portrait is more vertical and landscape more horizontal.

Slide Orientation & Size
04:02

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to print slides, handouts, notes pages and outline view.

Print Presentation Options
06:41

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to hide a slide from appearing in your live presentation without having to delete it from your presentation, as well as how to instantly during the presentation show those hidden slides.

Hide & Show Slides
02:26

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to export your PowerPoint presentation to Microsoft Word and create your own custom handouts for your audience.

Create Handouts In Word
06:13

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create a PowerPoint presentation from a Microsoft Word document outline.

Word To PowerPoint
07:17

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how many shortcuts, tips and tricks to quickly and effectively start and move around during your slideshow including: jumping to the beginning of the presentation, or to a specific slide title or number, turning the screen black, or white for a pause, using the laser pointer, jumping to a section, arrow options, zooming in on an object and more!

Slide Show & Shortcuts
14:35
Prepare Presentation Quiz
13 questions