In this course, you will use Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 to create your presentations.

You will learn how to use some of the vast arrays of features and functionality contained within Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. You will gain the ability to organise your content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver dynamic multimedia presentations.


This course is designed for end users who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify engaging presentations by using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic features and functions of PowerPoint 2016.
  • Develop a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Perform advanced text editing operations.
  • Add graphical elements to your presentation.
  • Modify objects in your presentation.
  • Add tables to your presentation.
  • Add charts to your presentation.
  • Prepare to deliver your presentation.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint 

  • Topic A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment 
  • Topic B: View and Navigate a Presentation 
  • Topic C: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation 
  • Topic D: Use PowerPoint Help 

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation 

  • Topic A: Select a Presentation Type 
  • Topic B: Edit Text 
  • Topic C: Build a Presentation 

Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing Operations 

  • Topic A: Format Characters 
  • Topic B: Format Paragraphs 
  • Topic C: Format Text Boxes 

Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation 

  • Topic A: Insert Images 
  • Topic B: Insert Shapes 

Lesson 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation 

  • Topic A: Edit Objects 
  • Topic B: Format Objects 
  • Topic C: Group Objects 
  • Topic D: Arrange Objects 
  • Topic E: Animate Objects 

Lesson 6: Adding Tables to Your Presentation 

  • Topic A: Create a Table 
  • Topic B: Format a Table 
  • Topic C: Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications 

Lesson 7: Adding Charts to Your Presentation 

  • Topic A: Create a Chart 
  • Topic B: Format a Chart 
  • Topic C: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel 

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation 

  • Topic A: Review Your Presentation 
  • Topic B: Apply Transitions 
  • Topic C: Print Your Presentation 
  • Topic D: Deliver Your Presentation 
  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Work with Windows – minimise, maximise, open and close