Stand & Deliver: Master the art of memorable presentations
- Do your PowerPoint slides look dull and lifeless?
- Do you struggle with slide transitions and timing?
- Is it difficult to maintain consistent formatting?
- Do you find presentations tedious to update?
- Are your data charts static and hard to interpret?
- Do you feel anxious when presenting?
- Do your slides contain too much text?
- Is it tricky navigating through complex presentations?
- Do you reuse slides but can’t customize easily?
- Does conveying key messages prove challenging?
If so, then the Getting the Best from PowerPoint course will help you.
AT A GLANCE
This course equips business professionals with advanced PowerPoint skills to create high-impact presentations. Attendees will learn to expertly design professional slides tailored to diverse audiences and convey ideas clearly.
- 1 day, instructor-led web-based virtual classroom sessions
- Comprehensive Learning Guide
- Subscription to our monthly LearningLink e-newsletter
Presentations That Persuade and Captivate
- Build high quality audience-appropriate presentations quickly and expertly
- Engage your audiences with smart use of animations and transitions
- Incorporate and animate charts and data from Microsoft excel
- Navigate long presentations smoothly
- Polish your presentation delivery
What you will learn
Efficient Slide Design
Learn to rapidly build slick, professional slides using templates, themes, and Masters for efficient formatting. Use handy tools like gridlines and guides to perfect layouts.
Make dull data pop by animating charts and figures. Use animations and transitions strategically to emphasize key points. Learn best practices for inserting illustrations.
Master smooth presentations through features like Zoom and linking to seamlessly transition between concepts. Use Action Buttons to effortlessly pull in external content.
Polished Presentation Skills
Hone delivery skills for confident, convincing presentations. Practice structural feedback skills to critique peers. Embed learning through hands-on work building sample presentations.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to build high quality, audience-appropriate presentations quickly and expertly using PowerPoint.
Building the Presentation
- Selecting templates and themes
- Using Masters to save time and establish a consistent look
- Inserting Sections to organise the presentation
- Establishing consistency and balance in slides using:
- View (Gridlines, Guides & Ruler) to position objects accurately
- Group/ungroup to expedite copying and create conformity
- Eyedropper to maintain exact colour matching
- Naming objects on slides to help compound navigations and Triggers
Engaging the Audience
- Getting the best out of Animations and Triggers to synchronise speech and visuals
- Using the right Transitions to highlight changes of topic and movement from slide to slide
- Inserting Illustrations to create impact
- Deploying Insert and zoom for seamless navigation
Connecting to Supporting Data and Objects
- Using Link and pre-programmed Action Buttons to call up external items
- Inserting linked files and charts
- Animating charts
- Participants will deliver presentations to the group and receive structured feedback from their fellow participants and the course leader.
This technical training course is made available to you through our strategic partnership with “Professional Training Solutions Limited”. Thanks to this partnership we can deliver top-notch technical training for both beginners and experts.
Our technical training programs are tailored to help you keep up with the dynamic business environment through state-of-the-art training and continuous support. With our training, you can rest assured that your business is current and efficient.