What You Will Learn in This Course

Communication skills are extremely important to success in today’s business world, and when it comes to communicating your ideas, presentation is everything! Whether you are planning to deliver your presentation in person or online—to a large audience or to a small group—Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 is a versatile business tool designed to help you create presentations that make a lasting impression.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

1.       Research a topic and prepare text for an effective presentation.

2.       Design and create a set of PowerPoint slides for an effective presentation.

3.       Choose appropriate graphics to be incorporated into the presentation.

4.       Create appropriate tables, charts and diagrams for inclusion in the presentation.

5.       Choose and incorporate playback features, such as sound, animation, and transitions, into a presentation.

6.       Critique and give feedback on a presentation as to how well it fulfills criteria.

The Student Learning Outcomes listed above are those required actions that a student who successfully completes the course must be able to perform or exhibit. Each student will be assessed by the successful completion of homework assignments and activities.

Text and Materials

ePack: Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & PowerPoint 2016: Comprehensive, Loose-leaf Version + LMS Integrated MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access (ISBN# 978-1-337-35335-9)
This is a special bundle that includes the book plus access to MindTap/SAM, which will be used to complete assignments.  You can purchase the textbook from the bookstore (temporarily unavailable) or online from the publisher’s special website set up for CCSF MABS 202 students (  The online package price is $85.

NOTE: You will have access to a 14-day free trial of the online textbook.
Gina W. Hector,
Jan 15, 2018, 6:48 PM