Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 - Level 2

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​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.

Intended 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.

At Completion

After completing this course, students will know how to:

  • Control global setting by using slide masters, apply transition effects, control and record timings, and create custom slide shows
  • Crop images and remove background elements, insert and edit media files, apply animation effects, and create a photo album presentation
  • Create and edit SmartArt graphics, create tables from scratch, and create and format charts
  • Create action buttons for user navigation, and create and edit equations
  • Integrate Microsoft Office files, create a presentation from a Word outline, embed and link external resources and create hyperlinks
  • Insert review comments, protect a presentation with a password, create handouts in word, and prepare a presentation for delivery in several formats, including CD, PDF, video and image files; and deliver a presentation online
  • Customize application settings and toolbars, and create and apply custom themes


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

Exams & Certifications

​The Microsoft Office Specialist certification is for individuals who use Microsoft’s business desktop software and seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more proficiency exams in order to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist certification.


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



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