No matter what company we work in or what role we have, all of us need to tell stories. Office 365 provides numerous options for telling powerful stories. With PowerPoint, you can create attractive slides that captives your audience attention. With Sway, you can create modern, visually appealing combinations of text, images and videos online.

Topic Overview

  • Overview of different tools for telling stories
  • Getting started with Sway
  • Doing more with PowerPoint
  • Real-life examples of when to use what

The Videos

This topic includes 5 videos.

A quick overview of Sway

Duration 1:26 min

In this quick overview video, users will be introduced to the main highlights of Sway. This video can effectively be used as a “teaser” video in newsletters or enterprise social media to spark interest.

A quick overview of PowerPoint

Duration 1:27 min

In this quick overview video, users will be introduced to the main highlights (old and new) of PowerPoint. This video can effectively be used as a “teaser” video in newsletters or enterprise social media to spark interest.

Tell Powerful Stories

Duration 11:51 min

In this introduction video, viewers are given an overview of two of the main applications in Office 365 for creating and sharing stories – PowerPoint and Sway.

  • Introduction to storytelling apps in Office 365
  • A quick overview of Sway and PowerPoint
  • How to get started using Sway and PowerPoint
  • Best practices for when to use what

Spread eye-catching stories using Sway

Duration 10:42 min

In this story-based tutorial, users will see how Sway can be used to create a story that is shared with people all over the world. The story-based tutorial is designed to inspire, motivate and educate users.

After watching this story-based tutorial, users will know how to:

  • Create a Sway from a document
  • Customize the design
  • Insert and manage the layout of rich media
  • Collaborate on a Sway
  • Share a Sway with the rest of the world

Captivate your audience using PowerPoint

Duration 10:41 min

In this story-based tutorial, users will see how PowerPoint can be effectively be used to create an eye-catching presentation that will captivate the audience. The story-based tutorial is designed to inspire, motivate and educate users.

After watching this story-based tutorial, users will know how to:

  • Collaborate on a joint presentation
  • Apply a design using a template
  • Leverage the image tools
  • Insert video into the presentation
  • Use animations and transitions to add effects