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LinkedIn Learning

Learning PowerPoint 2016

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn the basics of creating engaging presentations with PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.

Learn the basics of creating engaging presentations with PowerPoint 2016. This course first explores the interface and helps viewers create and format great PowerPoint presentations on a Windows PC. Author Garrick Chow then shows how to best work with text, images, and multimedia and use the presentation tools to deliver a compelling presentation. The course wraps with instructions for sharing and exporting the finished presentation.


  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
1. Getting Started
  • Browsing the Presentation Gallery
  • Touring the interface
2. Creating a New Presentation
  • Creating a new presentation
  • Adding slides and sections
3. Working with Text, Images, and Multimedia
  • Adding text with text slides, boxes, and shapes
  • Formatting text
  • Inserting pictures
  • Adding video
  • Adding audio
  • Adding hyperlinks
4. Formatting Presentations
  • Changing themes
  • Changing slide backgrounds
  • Adding headers and footers
  • Working with transitions
5. Presenting
  • Using speaker notes
  • Presenting and navigating your slide deck
  • Using Presenter view with multiple screens
6. Exporting and Sharing
  • Printing slides and notes
  • Saving to the cloud
  • Sharing and collaborating with others
  • What's next

Taught by

Garrick Chow

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