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Microsoft 365 PowerPoint: Part 2


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Learners who have completed Microsoft PowerPoint Online will expand their knowledge with this course, the second part of Velsoft’s courseware offerings on this topic.

PowerPoint Online is a cloud-based version of Microsoft’s presentation software. It is part of Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based product offering.

This course is intended to help all users to quickly become familiar with the more advanced features of PowerPoint Online.

Topics include: How to change the PowerPoint environment; Creating customized design templates; Working with SmartArt; Adding media and customized animations; Collaborating on presentations; How to customize slide shows.

By the end of this course, students should be comfortable using PowerPoint Online to customize the PowerPoint user interface and design templates, implement media and custom animations in a presentation, use collaboration tools, and customize slide shows in several ways, as well as secure and distribute a presentation.

This content has been packaged into a number of different training components, including an instructor’s guide, PowerPoint slides, quick reference guide, marketing advertorial, and much more.

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How to Use This Book

Lesson 1: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment

TOPIC A: Customize the User Interface

The PowerPoint Options Dialog Box

The Customize Ribbon Category

The Customize the Ribbon Pane Hierarchy

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar

Move the Quick Access Toolbar

The Customize Status Bar Menu

Activity 1-1: Modifying the PowerPoint Environment

TOPIC B: Set PowerPoint 365 Options

Save Options

Proofing Options

Advanced Options

Activity 1-2: Setting PowerPoint 365 Options


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Customizing Design Templates

TOPIC A: Create and Manage Sections

Creating Sections

Viewing Sections

Moving Slides and Sections

Deleting Sections

Activity 2-1: Creating and Managing Sections

TOPIC B: Modify Slide Masters and Slide Layouts

Slide Masters

The Slide Master Tab

Custom Slide Layouts

Adding Background Images

Custom Themes

Activity 2-2: Modifying Slide Masters and Slide Layouts

TOPIC C: Add Headers and Footers

Headers and Footers

The Header and Footer Dialog Box

Activity 2-3: Adding Headers and Footers

TOPIC D: Modify the Notes Master and the Handout Master

The Notes Master

The Handout Master

Creating Handouts in Microsoft Word

Activity 2-4: Modifying the Notes and Handout Masters


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Adding SmartArt to a Presentation

TOPIC A: Create SmartArt

SmartArt Graphics

The Choose a SmartArt Graphic Dialog Box

SmartArt Categories

The Text Pane

Activity 3-1: Creating SmartArt

TOPIC B: Modify SmartArt

The SmartArt Design Tab

The Format Tab

The Selection Pane

Add and Remove Shapes

Resize Shapes

Promote and Demote Shapes

Change SmartArt Styles

Change the SmartArt Layout

Change the SmartArt Color Scheme

Convert a SmartArt Graphic to Text or Shapes

Activity 3-2: Modifying SmartArt


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Working with Media and Animations

TOPIC A: Add Audio to a Presentation

Adding Audio

Audio File Formats

The Audio/Video Controls

The Audio Contextual Tabs

The Trim Audio Dialog Box

Activity 4-1: Adding Audio to a Presentation

TOPIC B: Add Video to a Presentation

Adding a Video From a File

Adding a YouTube Video

Video File Formats

The Video Contextual Tabs

Poster Frames

The Trim Video Dialog Box

Activity 4-2: Add Video to a Presentation

TOPIC C: Customize Animations and Transitions

The Animation Pane

The Effect Options Dialog Box

The Timing Group

Use More Motion Paths

Select Text Options

Activity 4-3: Customizing Animations and Transitions


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Collaborating on a Presentation

TOPIC A: Add Comments to a Presentation

Insert Comments

The Comments Pane

Edit Comments

Navigate Through Comments

Delete Comments

Activity 5-1: Adding Comments to a Presentation

TOPIC B: Review a Presentation

Show or Hide Markup

Compare Presentations

The Revisions Pane

The Compare Group

Combine Presentations

Activity 5-2: Comparing and Reviewing a Presentation

TOPIC C: Store and Share Presentations on the Web


Microsoft OneDrive

The Save to OneDrive Option

The PowerPoint Online Application

Edit Your File in the PowerPoint Desktop Application

Identify Where Your Presentation is Saved

Save a Copy of Your Presentation to Your Local Machine

Copy a Local Presentation to OneDrive

Activity 5-3: Sharing a Presentation on the Web


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Customizing a Slide Show

TOPIC A: Annotate a Presentation


Annotation Tools

Discard or Retain Annotations

Activity 6-1: Annotate a Presentation

TOPIC B: Set Up a Slide Show

The Presenter View

The Set Up Group



The Set Up Show Dialog Box

Activity 6-2: Setting Up a Slide Show

TOPIC C: Create a Custom Slide Show

Custom Slide Shows

The Custom Shows Dialog Box

The Define Custom Show Dialog Box

Activity 6-3: Creating a Custom Slide Show

TOPIC D: Add Hyperlinks and Action Buttons


The Insert Hyperlink Dialog Box

Action Buttons

The Action Settings Dialog Box

Activity 6-4: Adding Hyperlink and Action Buttons

TOPIC E: Record a Presentation

Record Slide Show Feature

The Rehearse Timings Feature

Activity 6-5: Recording a Presentation


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Securing and Distributing a Presentation

TOPIC A: Secure a Presentation

Password Protection

The Mark as Final Feature

Digital Signatures and ID’s

Digitally Sign a Presentation

The Trust Center Dialog Box

The Document Inspector Dialog Box

Activity 7-1: Securing a Presentation

TOPIC B: Present a Slide Show Online

Present Online

The Present Online Options

Broadcast Differences

Media File Compression

Activity 7-2: Broadcasting a Slide Show

TOPIC C: Export Options

The Create PDF/XPS Document Option

The Create a Video Option

The Create an Animated GIF Option

The Package Presentation for CD Option

The Package for CD Dialog Box

Activity 7-3: Creating a Video


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson Lab 6-2

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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