For all our complaints about PowerPoint, it continues to be an essential part of our business and professional lives. We have used PowerPoint for many years as a presentation resource and more companies are now using it for client “deliverables”. These include reports, proposals, business plans and research findings. This business writing program introduces techniques and tips to help you write PowerPoint slides that are easy to read, professional and memorable.
The course is full of activities enabling all participants to practice editing and re-writing PowerPoint slides. It can be delivered in various formats (virtual, face-to-face or “lunch and learn”). Facilitators deliver the course using MeetingSphere, a collaboration software platform. A hands-on approach ensures a highly interactive and engaging learning experience.
Note: The course content can be customized for different business groups or applications within an organization by inclusion of company PowerPoint samples.
Write or edit PowerPoint slides that are easy to grasp — whether shown on a projector or presented as a “deliverable”
Structure and write slides so they convey the right facts, explain ideas clearly and tell a convincing story
Increase consistency and professional appearance of PowerPoint slides
Identify personal action items for improving PowerPoint slides
Pre-work – understanding the effectiveness of and applications for PowerPoint slides in your organization
Follow guidelines for good formatting
Treat slides decks as “storyboards”
Make headings meaningful and active
Apply the Rule of Three when writing different types of bullet-point slides
Wrap-up and action planning
Who Should Attend
All business professionals who use PowerPoint slides in business presentations and to create work deliverables
Fields of Study
Communications and Marketing
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