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PowerPoint 2016 Advanced

1 day


This intensive hands-on course has been designed to provide delegates with a solid understanding of the advanced PowerPoint tools and design concepts.  On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to create interactive and high level slide shows.


Delegates should have a good working knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the Introduction course. 

Course Content: 

Managing PowerPoint Files

  • File Management Tools
  • Inspection & Checking

Working with Pictures

  • Manipulating Pictures
  • Formatting Pictures
  • Managing Pictures

Drawing & using Shapes

  • Inserting & editing shapes
  • Using Smart guides
  • Eye dropper tool
  • Combine shapes
  • Group shapes
  • Save as picture

Setting up Slide Masters

  • Master guides
  • Creating a New Master
  • Using Placeholders
  • Using Slide Masters
  • Using Hand-out Masters
  • Using Note Masters

Advanced Charts & Diagrams

  • Mixed Chart Types 
  • Adding Chart Trendlines
  • Using SmartArt to create an Organisation Chart

Working with External Sources

  • Embedding & linking Excel data
  • Embedding & linking Word tables
  • Importing & linking outlines from Word


  • Embedding & streaming video files
  • Editing video files
  • Inserting & editing audio files
  • Optimising & compressing media

Adding Interaction

  • Action Buttons & Hyperlinks
  • Rollover text
  • Linking to other applications


  • Creating Custom Animations
  • Motion Paths & Timing
  • Using the Animation Painter


  • Recording a slide show
  • Creating a screen recording

Creating Advanced Types of Shows

  • Setting up your Show
  • Presenting your Show
  • Presenter view
  • Creating a Custom Show


  • Creating handouts
  • Create a video
  • Save as a slide show
  • Burn slideshow to a disc

Reviewing Presentations

  • Using Comments
  • Reviewing a Presentation
  • Advanced Presentation Techniques

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