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Course Details & Registration Information

PowerPoint 2016, Level 1
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Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of PowerPoint 2016.
PowerPoint is a computer program that allows you to create and show slides to support a presentation. You can combine text, graphics and multi-media content to create professional presentations. Students will learn how to create navigate, format, and customize a presentation. By the end of this class participants will be able to create a presentation and add content; arrange, insert, delete slides, and add a table.
Course Objectives
  1. Students will know how to open and interact with PowerPoint and how to save and close presentations
  2. How to modify the structure of a presentation, and arrange and format its various elements
  3. How to work with shapes and images
  4. How to import and create charts and tables
Outline of Instruction
  1. Fundamentals
  2. Creating a Presentation
  3. Formatting
  4. Working with Shapes and Images
  5. Working with Charts and Tables
  6. Customization
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Prior to course enrollment, students should type at least 35 words per minute and a basic ability to navigate the Windows operating system.
Text and Supplies Needed
Please bring a USB/Flash drive to class to copy your files. Textbook is included.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of PowerPoint 2016.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • PowerPoint 2016, Level 2 - SEF-3001AK2
Course Contact Information
Elizabeth Knocklein