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Course: Microsoft PowerPoint – PowerPoint from Beginner to Advanced

Microsoft PowerPoint – PowerPoint from Beginner to Advanced

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About this Course

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, and 2016

As your instructor I will use my 16+ 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 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
Basic knowledge
  • This course was created with PowerPoint 2016. But all features will work in PowerPoint 2010, 2013, 2016 and most in 2007
  • You will need Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to follow along and complete the exercise files
What you will 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
Curriculum
Lectures quantity: 89
Common duration: 12:28:32
PowerPoint Level 1 – Beginner
  • Level 1 - Exercise Files, Instructor's Notes, Quiz & Answers  
    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
Basics
  • PowerPoint Introduction  

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

  • PowerPoint First Look  

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

  • Environment Settings  

    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.

  • Quick Access Toolbar  

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

  • Ribbon  

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

  • Save & Save As  

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

  • Compatibility Checker  

    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.

  • Tell Me What You Want Help  

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

Creating Basic Presentation
  • Blank & Sample Templates  

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

  • Adding Text Boxes  

    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.

  • Edit, Copy, Cut & Move Text  

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

  • Format Text Boxes  

    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.

  • Add Slides & Change Layouts  

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

  • Import or Reuse Slides  

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

  • Arranging Slides  

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

  • Themes & Backgrounds  

    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.

  • Slide Navigation  

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

  • Presentation Views  

    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.

Formatting Text
  • Formatting Text  

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

  • Formatting Paragraphs  

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

  • Bullet & Numbered Lists  

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

Adding Graphics
  • Capture Images & Insert Pictures  

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

  • Photo Album  

    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.

  • Drawing Shapes  

    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.

  • Advanced Shapes  

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

  • Merge Shapes  

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

  • WordArt  

    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.

  • SmartArt Graphics  

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

Modify Objects
  • Crop, Resize & Style Objects  

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

  • Formatting Objects  

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

  • Grouping Objects  

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

  • Object Ordering & Layering  

    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.

  • Gridlines & Guides  

    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.

Tables
  • Insert & Formattings Tables  

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

  • Insert Table from Word  

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

  • Insert Excel Spreadsheet  

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

Charts
  • Create & Modify Charts  

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

Prepare Presentation
  • AutoCorrect  

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

  • Check Spelling & Grammar  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to check for spelling and grammatical errors and correctly them quickly.

  • Smart Lookup & Thesaurus  

    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.

  • Accessbility Checker  

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

  • Sectioning Slides  

    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.

  • Slide Transition Effects  

    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.

  • Animation Effects  

    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!

  • Speaker Notes  

    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.

  • Slide Orientation & Size  

    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.

  • Print Presentation Options  

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

  • Hide & Show Slides  

    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.

  • Create Handouts in Word  

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

  • Word to PowerPoint  

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

  • Slide Show & Shortcuts  

    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!

PowerPoint Level 2 - Advanced
  • Level 2 - Exercise Files, Instructor's Notes, Quiz & Answers  
    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
Custom Design Templates
  • Slide Master  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Slide Master, which is a place you can change the design and layout of the master slides; or a slide that is the default template for all of the same "types" of slides, and there are many different types of slide layouts.

  • Background Graphics  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to add Background graphics to a Slide Master.

  • Custom Slide Layouts  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create a new custom slide layout with various placeholder to choose from including: picture, chart, table, online image, media and SmartArt.

  • Advanced Custom Themes  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to apply two or more themes to your presentation. Also, the difference between basic fonts and theme fonts, and how to work with them.

  • Add Headers & Footers  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to add a footer to your slides including page numbers, data and time, or any text, and headers for your printed materials such as handouts and notes pages.

  • Modify Notes Master  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to modify the Notes Master, which allows you to choose the design and layout of the notes page such as background formatting, and where headers and footers will appear. You can also select options for your page setup.

  • Edit Handout Master  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to modify the Handout Master, which allows you to choose the design and layout of the handout such as background formatting, and where headers and footers will appear. You can also select options for your page setup.

  • Create Custom Template  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create a custom template to be used when creating all new future presentations.

Special Effects
  • Insert, Trim, Fade & Bookmark Audio  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert, trim, fade and bookmark audio into your presentations.

  • Insert, Trim, Fade & Bookmark Videos  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert, trim, fade and bookmark videos into your presentations.

  • Advanced Animation  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to add additional animation to the same object, timing, effects options and more advanced animation options.

  • Motion Paths  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create Motions Paths, or a path for an object to float along on.

Customizing Presentation
  • Custom Slide Shows  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create many custom slideshows in the same original presentation.

  • Setup Slide Show & Presenter View  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Setup Slide Show feature, which contains advanced options for the “type” of show you’ll be giving either by the: speaker, browsed by an individual or on auto play and more! Also, how to use the Presenter View that allows you to show the full presentation on one monitor, and the "speaker view" or the presenter's details and notes of the presentation on another. 

  • Secure PowerPoint Show  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create a non-editable copy of your presentation saving it as a PowerPoint Show. 

  • Hyperlinks  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to create hyperlinks to click on an object during a presentation to jump to another slide in the presentation, open up another presentation, file, or jump to a website. 

  • Action Buttons & Link Actions  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use Action Buttons, which are used to link internally to other slides, or externally to run programs and play sounds. While this feature of running programs was disabled in PowerPoint 2016, you'll be shown here a simple patch to re-institute this feature.

  • Annotate  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to Annotate, which is to emphasize objects during a presentation with a pen or highlighter and actually save those as well.

  • Record Narration  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to record your slideshow, which can be given to those who couldn't attend, or as a review, or for when you can't be at a place to present it yourself.

  • Rehearse Timings  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use Rehears Timings, which is used to record the amount of time you spend on each slide and those times can be saved to run the show automatically in the future.

Collaborating
  • Merge & Compare  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to Merge and or Compare a copy of your presentation with edits to the original.

  • Insert Comments  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert comments onto slides for others to review to help collaborate on creating the presentation, or for your own personal use.

  • Slide Library  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Slide Library, which is a place where you can extract slides from your presentations to be saved in, with a file name for each slide. That way you can identify each slide by file name for quick reference and import from the library to be reused in your next presentation.

  • OneDrive & Coauthoring  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use Microsoft's free service the OneDrive, that allows you to upload and store your documents to their server and access them anywhere there's internet connection. Also, Coauthoring on the OneDrive, which allows you to invite others to collaborate with you at the same time on a document with set permissions.

Secure & Distribute
  • Present Online  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Present Online feature, which allows you to broadcast in real time to others on the web. Those who you present to do not need PowerPoint installed on their computer to view your online presentation.

  • Create Video Files  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to convert your presentation into a video file.

  • Package Presentation  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Package a Presentation, which allows you to copy one or more presentations along with linked files and/or embedded fonts to a folder or CD, and can be delivered from most computers even if that computer doesn’t have the necessary fonts or components installed.

  • Publish to PDF or XPS  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to publish your presentation into an Adobe .PDF file, or Microsoft XPS file for those who you want to send your presentation to, but don't have PowerPoint installed.

  • Document Properties  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to view and edit the Document Properties, which contains information that helps identify or describe the file.

  • Document Inspector  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Document Inspector, which is used to scan and remove personal information, comments and hidden data.

  • Password Protect  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to password protect your presentation from either being opened, or modified, or both.

  • Digital Signature  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to Digitally Sign or add a Digital Signature to your presentations, which are used to confirm your identity as the person who sent the Presentation.

  • Mark as Final  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the Mark as Final feature, which lets users know that your presentation is a final draft and marks it as Read only.

  • Screen Recording  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the new PowerPoint 2016 Screen Recording feature, which allows you to record your screen including audio and save it to your slide, as well as exporting it as a MP4 file.

  • Closed Caption  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to use the new PowerPoint 2016 Closed Caption feature, which allows you to add and display text into your videos.

  • Equations & Ink  

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training video on how to insert equations onto your slides. New to PowerPoint 2016 is the Ink Equation feature that allows you to write in the equations through the mouse, or on a touchscreen.

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