Course 55177-A: Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

This Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 training class is for PowerPoint 2016 users who want to build upon their basic skills.

Audience profile

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 who want to learn advanced-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Create customized presentations with templates.
  • Add special effects.
  • Use the slide, notes, and handout masters.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Introductory level PowerPoint skills.

Course outline

Module 1: Customizing Presentations

This module explains how to customize your presentations by adding backgrounds, themes, and other elements to help them stand out and to deliver the right message to your audience.


  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Background Style
  • Adding a Footer
  • Arranging and Printing Sections
  • Exercise: Adding a Background Image
  • Exercise: Customizing Your Presentation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Apply a theme.
  • Apply a background style.
  • Add a footer.
  • Add a background image.
  • Save a custom theme.
  • Arrange and print sections of a presentation.