Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016: Part 2 (Advanced)
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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016: Part 2 (Advanced)

Learn what it takes to create presentations that stand out from the crowd.
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What Will I Learn?
  • Upon completing this course, you will be able to customize the PowerPoint 2016 application, and effectively create, collaborate on, secure, and distribute complex multimedia presentations for a variety of situations. You will: • Modify the PowerPoint environment. • Customize design templates. • Add SmartArt and math equations to a presentation. • Work with media and animations. • Collaborate on a presentation. • Customize a slide show. • Secure and distribute a presentation.
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  • To ensure success, you should have basic experience using PowerPoint 2016.

Meetings, instruction, training, pitches; these are all a part of our daily lives. Some of these presentations include sensitive information that needs to be guarded.

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 provides you with a variety of tools that can help you deliver content in nearly any situation, while saving time and effort. By taking advantage of these tools, you will be creating presentations that not only stand out from the crowd, but also don't consume all of your available time.

You can also use the course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for those who have a foundational working knowledge of PowerPoint 2016, who wish to take advantage of the application's higher-level usability, security, collaboration, and distribution functionality.
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Curriculum For This Course
38 Lectures
Modifying the PowerPoint Environment
4 Lectures 22:45

PowerPoint 2016 offers you a host of options for customizing the user interface, including the ribbon.

Preview 00:36

Putting in a bit of effort to configure the PowerPoint environment according to your workflow can improve your efficiency and provide you with a more positive user experience. (The PowerPoint Options Dialog Box, The Customize Ribbon Tab)

Preview 10:19

If you have two versions of the same presentation you can arrange the windows to view them side-by-side. (Arrange Windows, Cascade Windows)

Work with Multiple Windows Simultaneously

PowerPoint 2016 allows you to configure a multitude of options to control how the application behaves. There are some important settings you need to learn. (Save Options, Advanced Options, Start-Up Options)

Set PowerPoint 2016 Options
Customizing Design Templates
5 Lectures 30:26

PowerPoint 2016 allows you to customize the look of all of the slides in your presentation at once, saving you a lot of painstaking work.

Customizing Design Templates - Introduction

Slide masters are elements of all PowerPoint 2016 presentations that determine the layout and thematic characteristics of all slides within a presentation. Understanding just how quick and easy this is will go a long way to helping you create unique, stylish presentations that can be re-purposed for a large number of users. (Slide Masters, The Slide Master Tab)

Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts

Learn how to create and modify slide layouts in the Slide Master view. (Slide Master, Creat a Custom Layout, Save A Custom Layout as Template)

Create a Custom Slide Layout

By adding headers or footers to your presentation, you can automatically include important information where you need it without wasting effort performing repetitious tasks. (Headers and Footers)

Add Headers and Footers

The notes and handout masters in PowerPoint 2016 give you a similar level of control over your printed materials as slide layouts and slide masters give you over your slides. (The Notes Master, The Handout Master)

Modify the Notes Master and the Handout Master
Adding SmartArt and Math Equations to a Presentation
5 Lectures 22:56

The SmartArt tools within PowerPoint 2016 give you a vast array of options for creating graphics that are well suited to a variety of needs.

Create SmartArt - Introduction

Understanding how to insert SmartArt into your presentations and how to decide which layout to use will save you countless hours of tedious formatting, not to mention a lot of frustration. (SmartArt Graphics, The Text Pane, SmartArt Categories)

Create SmartArt

Understanding how to use SmartArt style and formatting options will give you the flexibility to create complex diagrams that look great and met your design guidelines. (The SmartArt Tools Contextual Tab, The SmartArt Tools Design Tab, The SmartArt Tools Format Tab, The Selection Pane)

Modify SmartArt

PowerPoint 2016 comes with a new feature, which enables you to actually write in math equations in your presentation.

Add Math Equations - Introduction

Instead of searching for the desired equation from a long list, you can now write out the equation using your finger or a pointing device and PowerPoint will convert it for you into a typed format. (The Insert Equation Feature, The Equation Tools Design Tab)

Write Math Equations
Working with Media and Animations
6 Lectures 38:24

PowerPoint 2016 allows you to insert sound to your presentation from files on your computer. You can also record audio directly to your slides.

Work with Media - Introduction

Understanding how to incorporate audio into your slides gives you a wide array of options for adding energy and impact to your presentations. (Audio File Formats, The Audio/Video Controls, Bookmarks, The Audio Tools Contextual Tab, The Playback Tab, The Trim Audio Dialog Box)

Add Audio to a Presentation - Introduction

PowerPoint 2016 also gives you the ability to embed web-based video in your presentations, opening the door for a massive array of options to make your presentations engaging, informative, and versatile. (Video File Formats, The Video Tools Contextual Tab, The Format Tab, Poster Frames (Previews), Embed Codes,The Insert Screen Recording Controls)

Add Video to a Presentation

You can trim the ends of the video and add fades at the beginning and the end. (Video Tools, Video Controls, Format, Playback)

Set Video Playback Options

PowerPoint 2016 gives you the ability to create highly customized animations to provide just the right effect. And you can use animation and transitions to automate the progression of your slide shows.

Customize Animations and Transitions - Introduction

By customizing your animations and transitions, you can highlight key points, energize your audience, and tailor the delivery of your presentation to suit virtually any situation. The trick is to not overdo this! (The Animation Pane, The Effect Options Dialog Box, The Timing Group)

Customize Animations and Transitions
Collaborating on a Presentation
6 Lectures 29:11

PowerPoint 2016 provides you with a variety of ways to track, manage, and incorporate contributions from multiple authors into your presentations.

Collaborating on a Presentation - Introduction

Reviewing functionality will save you countless hours of going over multiple versions of the same presentation, and give you the peace of mind that you haven't missed a single edit, comment, or change. (Add and Manage Sections)


Comments are messages that reviewers can insert into the slides in a presentation without disturbing the slide content. You can mark comments as done - helpful feature! (Comments, The Comments Pane)

Add and Manage Comments

The Revisions pane lets you compare two versions of a presentation, and then merge particular elements of the two. You can decide to accept or reject any differences between the presentation you have opened and the presentation that you are comparing it with. (The Revisions Pane, The Compare Group)

Compare and Merge Presentations

PowerPoint 2016 gives you the ability to share your presentation with collaborators on the web. This means anyone on your team can access a single, up-to-date version of the project file from a variety of devices.

Store and Share Presentations on the Web - Introduction

Sharing your presentations on the web will help ensure that everyone's contributions are included, that no one is performing unnecessary work, and that nothing gets lost in the mix. (Co-authoring, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, The Save to Cloud Option, PowerPoint Online, The Share Pane)

Store and Share Presentations on the Web
Customizing a Slide Show
7 Lectures 39:29

Did you know that PowerPoint 2016 gives you the ability to mark up your presentation during the live event? One other feature is the ability to customize existing presentations to all audiences.

Customize a Slide Show - Introduction

Understanding how PowerPoints interactive tools work will elevate your presentation from a one-way lecture to a dialogue that encourages audience participation. (Annotations, Annotation Tools)

Annotate a Presentation

Although the most common type of presentation is delivered live in front of an audience, you also may need to set one up to be viewed without a live presenter. Learn the different options to setup a presentation for different delivery options. (The Presenter View, Kiosks, Looping, The Set Up Show Dialog Box)

Set Up a Slide Show

PowerPoint 2016 allows you to create custom slide shows to present only those slides relevant to particular audiences. Creating custom slide shows will allow you to leverage the presentation you have already created, while giving you the flexibility to adapt it to a variety of situations and timelines. (Custom Slide Shows, The Custom Shows Dialog Box, The Define Custom Show Dialog Box)

Create a Custom Slide Show

By inserting these links or actions into your presentations, you will be able to take advantage of a limitless number of resources, and increase the effectiveness and the appeal of your presentations. (Hyperlinks, Action Buttons)

Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

PowerPoint 2016 gives you the ability to rehearse your slide timings as you deliver your presentation, allowing you to time the advancement of your slides in sync with your delivery. And, with the addition of a microphone, you can record your narration.

Record a Presentation - Introduction

These capabilities allow you to create user-independent presentations, meaning that you can figuratively be in several places at once. (The Record Slide Show Dialog Box, The Rehearse Timings Feature)

Record a Presentation
Securing and Distributing a Presentation
5 Lectures 22:55

PowerPoint 2016 contains a robust set of security options that allow you to determine exactly how secure your presentations need to be.

Securing and Distributing a Presentation

You can control who has access to your presentations, and what, if anything, they can edit. You can also remove information you don't want shared, and give recipients the assurance that a presentation has not been altered since you last worked on it. (Password Protection, The Mark as Final Feature, Digital Signatures, Digital IDs, The Trust Center, The Document Inspector)

Secure a Presentation

Developing the skills necessary to run a live broadcast of your presentations provides you with massive reach when it comes to bringing colleagues from across the globe together at the same time at little to no cost. (The Present Online Option, The Present Online Window, The Compress Media Option)

Broadcast a Slide Show

The ability to convert presentations into these various formats allows you to deliver your message to anyone, anywhere in the world, at any time. (The Create a Video Option, Package Presentation for CD)

Create a Video or a CD

You have completed the PowerPoint 2016: Part 2 course. You have created a complex, diverse, engaging presentation, using a customized environment, that you can securely deliver to a wide audience via a number of delivery channels.

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