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Duration: 1-day

Location: inhouse, online or at our UK locations

What you will learn

This course teaches you how to create and share interactive reports, presentations and personal stories. It aims to give attendees the confidence to work with cards to create your storyline. Work with layouts, with video showcase options and include numerous media types.

Go from start to finish in minutes
Sway makes it quick and easy to create highly polished, interactive business or personal reports and presentations. Just add your content and Sway will do the rest.

Tell your story with interactive content
Bring your Sway to life with interactive content. Include a video to talk about your idea or add an interactive chart to let others dive into the details.

See suggested search results based on your content
Sway suggests searches to help you find relevant images, videos, tweets and other content that you can drag and drop directly into your creation. No need to juggle apps and web pages to find what you want.

Instantly transform your Sway with great designs
You don't need to worry about formatting, Sway's built-in design engine takes care of it. If the first design isn't right for you, Remix! it to see others or customise it to make it your own.

Easily share by sending a link
It's really easy to share a Sway. Family, friends, classmates and colleagues can see your creation on the web without signing up or downloading additional software. And you can change privacy settings for more control.


No previous experience of using Sway is required before attending this course.

Course outline

Getting started with Office Sway

  • Creating a Sway Account
  • Finding Your Way Around Sway
  • Exploring Sample Sways
  • Getting Help
  • Create a New Sway from Scratch
  • Create a New Sway by Importing Content

Planning and Creating a Sway

  • Planning Your Sway Storyline
  • Working with Navigational Layouts
  • Add Title and Heading Cards
  • Adding Other Content Cards
  • Add Text, Picture, Video and Tweet Cards
  • Bulleted and Numbered List
  • Picture and Video Focus Points

Working with Group Cards

  • Creating Group Cards
  • Add a Stack Card
  • Add a Comparison Card
  • Add a slideshow
  • Managing Group Cards

Embedding Content in a Sway

  • Understand Embed Codes
  • Embed Map from Google Maps
  • Embed Audio and Video Content
  • Embed a Mix from Office Mix

Inserting Media Content

  • Add Content from Suggested Sources
  • Add Content from OneNote
  • Add Content from Facebook
  • Add Content from Flickr
  • Add Content from Bing
  • Add Content from PicHit
  • Add Content from YouTube
  • Add Content from Twitter
  • Adding Content from OneDrive
  • Uploading Content from Your Computer

Modifying a Sway

  • Renaming, Duplicating and Deleting a Sway
  • Delete a Card or Section
  • Apply a New Design Set
  • Previewing a Sway

Sharing a Sway

  • Specify Who Can See a Sway
  • Share a Sway on Facebook
  • Share a Sway on Twitter
  • Share via Email
  • Sharing with Links
  • Managing Shared Sways
  • Viewing a Sway on the Web