Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Basic to Intermediate

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Course Code: VTLOKPBX6 Category: Subsidies: ,
SkillsFuture Course ID: CRS-N-0041741

Learn Essential PowerPoint Techniques For Your Effective Presentation

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Learn Essential PowerPoint Techniques For Your Effective Presentation

Course Code: VTLOKPBX6
Duration: 2 Days (14 Hours)

Delivering a presentation in the office to your colleagues and bosses or presenting to a public audience in seminars is becoming an essential skill in today’s work life.

In any stand up presentation there are two critical components to a great presentation, your delivery and your slides. They require two different sets of skills. This course focuses on your presentation slides which serves as an aid for your audience and to your delivery. PowerPoint builds slides only and slides by themselves do not win deals but it acts as an indicator of your professionalism and quality.

In our 2-day Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Basic to Intermediate hands-on course you will learn the proper workflow of putting together a presentation. It will highlight the process from start (when you are given a topic) to end (the PowerPoint slides). They go hand in hand which saves time and enables you to be more productive and focused.

You will learn how to manage and work with your PowerPoint slides with good and proper text formatting that will aid in keeping your audience focused during your presentation delivery.

You will also be taught how to add suitable “life” to your presentation through theme colours, backgrounds and images when used appropriately. You will learn how to enhance your presentation slides with PowerPoint 2016 that offers better animation control and a new transition called Morph when used suitably.

Our fun filled Basic to Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 course comes with ample practical exercises to allow you to have hands-on practice on the features taught to ensure you better understand the topics covered.

This course is for

Learners with zero to little knowledge of using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Public Sector – Division 1, 2, 3 & 4
Private Sector – Applicable to All

Course Outline

  • Introduction to PowerPoint 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016 Interface
  • New Feature: Do Things Quickly
  • Brainstorming Techniques to Plan Directly from PowerPoint
  • Understanding Essential Dos and Don’ts
  • Using Different PowerPoint Views
  • Working with the Master Views
  • Customizing Slide Appearance
  • Managing and Organizing Slides
  • Usage of Different Slide Layouts
  • Working with and Formatting Text
  • Working with Clipart and Photos
  • Working with WordArt and Pictures
  • Working with SmartArt Graphics
  • Working with Shapes (Objects)
  • Working with Animations
  • Applying Slide Transitions
  • Applying Animations to enhance Presentations
  • Running A PowerPoint Presentation
  • Printing Presentations

Questions to Ask Yourself

I’m very experienced in using an earlier version of Microsoft PowerPoint; can I skip this course and join the PowerPoint 2016 Advanced course?

Yes, you can but ONLY IF you are very familiar with the PowerPoint 2010 or 2013 user interface and general features.

For Your Delight

  Refreshments are provided for morning and afternoon tea breaks.
  A Certificate of Attendance will be given subject to 90% attendance.

Course Customisation

We can tailor this course to suit your needs in terms of course dates, times and location. If you are an organisation, we can further customise the course to meet your training needs and requirements.


  • Daphne Wong
    Daphne Wong Trainer

    Daphne holds a Diploma in Computer Studies & 3D Design. She also is a Certified Internet Specialist and was an Approved Trainer of the former IT Programme for office workers. She has been training for public, schools and corporate clients since 1988. Daphne specialises in training in Internet, Microsoft Office applications & Lotus Notes. She exercises patience and enthusiasm among the participants and displays a sound knowledge of the subjects taught. She has the ability to make a difficult subject simple and easy.

  • Kendra Ong
    Kendra Ong Trainer

    Kendra holds a BSc (Maths) and has more than 26 years of experience in IT planning, designing and programming of LANs and managing the operational support function of computer networks. Since 1995, she specialises on training in Internet, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Publisher, FrontPage, Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. She is an ACTA Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is also one of StarHub’s Golden Gurus (2013). Her cheerfulness and enthusiasm in training has earned her favorable commendations from her participants.

  • Ow Yeong Yin Leng
    Ow Yeong Yin Leng Trainer

    Yin Leng holds a degree in Computer Science with Management and has been training since 1995 in IT in both the private and public sectors. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. Her dedication to training is well liked and appreciated by the participants. She has vast knowledge in computer programming and applications software and enjoys imparting her knowledge and skills. She is proficient in providing training in Internet, Microsoft Office application and customised software courses.

  • Pauline Lee
    Pauline Lee Trainer

    Pauline has been conducting IT courses since 1992. Her experience as a programmer with a local bank, a LAN administrator cum a trainer officer with the Singapore Hotel Association and Training Educational Centre has more than prepared her to train in the areas of Microsoft Office, Internet and Frontpage. She is also certified by ITE as an industry trainer to teach the module on Coaching Skills. She was a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is dedicated and patient, always able to impart her IT knowledge effectively to the participants.

  • Sherie Poh
    Sherie Poh Trainer

    Sherie holds a BSc in Computer Science with Psychology and Specialist Diploma in Web Development Technology (SWEB). A corporate IT instructor since 1992, she has lots of commercial experience on a wide range of software applications – MS Office Applications, MS Project, Lotus Notes, Web Related Applications, Programming with Visual Basic, VBA for Excel and Access. A former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College and an ACTA Certified Trainer, Sherie always demonstrates competency and passion required of her in training.


The Trainer was able to deliver the contents clearly and made it lively.
Lim Hock Soon (NAP)

Lots of extra tips; appreciated!
Vivian Chua

We have gained much knowledge from this course.
Tee Kim Leng (SPH Retail Property Management Services)


This is a SDF Subsidy approved course. This grant is only applicable to companies applying course for their staff.

This is a SkillsFuture Credit approved course. This applies only to individuals applying and paying for the course yourself. You can use your available SkillFuture Credit to pay for this course.