Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Certification Training (Voucher Included)

You will learn the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016. You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity and add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form and then finalize a presentation.

You will then move on to build upon their basic skills and will learn and...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Certification Training (Voucher Included)

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Course code: GES878

What you will learn

  • Learn basic through advanced functions of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • Create slideshows and input content, graphics, and special effects
  • Modify slideshows and share them
  • Use tables and charts within a presentation to format data

How you will benefit

  • Become prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exam 77-729 (PowerPoint)
  • Learn how to present information in a compelling, appealing way
  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint more efficiently and effectively in your professional life
  • Understand the program's advanced functions and use them to improve your slideshows

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 60 course hours
  1. Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
    1. Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
    2. The Ribbon
    3. The Quick Access Toolbar
    4. The File Tab
    5. Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
    6. Working with Images
    7. Working with Tables and Charts
    8. Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
    9. Introduction to PowerPoint 2016 Exam
  2. Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
    1. Customizing Presentations
    2. Presentation Masters Working with Special Effects
    3. Using SmartArt
    4. Multimedia
    5. Setting up the Slide Show
    6. Outlines and Slides
    7. Sharing and Securing a Presentation
    8. Advanced PowerPoint 2016 Exam
  3. PowerPoint 2016 (MOS) Final Exam

Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.

Prerequisites:

You should be familiar with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard. They should be comfortable in a Windows environment, and have the ability to launch and close activities and navigate to information stored on the computer. They should also have an ability to manage files and folders.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 8 or newer.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 Suite (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Yes, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam 77-729 (PowerPoint).

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the Microsoft Certification Exam 77-729 (PowerPoint).

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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Microsoft is a global leader in software development and technology solutions. Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are used both at home and at work. Microsoft provides certifications in these programs that range from beginner to expert level, helping professionals realize their full potential. Whether you want to learn a single program or the entire Office Suite, completing a Microsoft-certified course is the first step.