PowerPoint Training: Tips & Tricks to present with Panache

Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

Tips & Tricks to Present with Panache (PowerPoint Training) is an engaging one-day course will guide participants through all the elements to creating a powerful PowerPoint Presentation. It will look at how to plan, organize and structure a presentation, how to write clearly, use images and sounds for best effect, and choose the right bells and whistles that PowerPoint has to offer.

Course Dates and Pricing

Jun 3 - 3, 2024$850.00Jul 8 - 8, 2024$850.00Aug 5 - 5, 2024$850.00Sep 9 - 9, 2024$850.00Oct 7 - 7, 2024$850.00Nov 4 - 4, 2024$850.00

Course Outline

Presentation Basics

What is the Purpose of Your Presentation?
Who is Your Audience?
Planning a Presentation: content, structure, length, timing
PowerPoint and the MS Office Family
Watch Outs!

The Structure, Look and Feel

Choosing or Creating a Template
Outlining the Presentation Structure
Defining Deck and Section Headings
Delineating Content
Choosing Visual Elements
Common Mistakes
Reviewing the “Look and Feel”

The Content

Using the Deck Structure to Organize Your Thoughts
Using Graphs and Images for Impact
Breaking Down Complex Information for Clarity
Presenting Complex Information
When to Use the Fun Stuff: Animation, Transitions, Timing, and Auto-play
Using Notes

Editing and Reviewing

Edit, then Edit Some More
Active Voice versus Passive Voice
Reworking Sentences for Simplicity
Spelling, Grammar, Jargon
Checklist for Revision
Troubleshooting Common PowerPoint Problems

Practice Makes Perfect

The Value of Peer Review
Timing Your Presentation
Tips for Public Speaking
Just Do It

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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