Overview

This one-day presentations course covers how to plan and develop high-impact slide decks
You will learn structure and visual design principles for rich and powerful presentations

Topics include imagery, graphics, information architecture, and mastering software features

After this course you will be able to:

  • Articulate best practice principles of slide design
  • Take advantage of practical information architecture
  • Source and select powerful and appropriate imagery and graphics
  • Plan a framework for your slides that optimises the contribution of visuals to your delivery
  • Harness the advanced features of Powerpoint and other slide creation software

 

 

Who should attend?

This is a Universal course, meaning learning and content are suitable for all levels of seniority. It is designed for professionals who would like to raise the impact of presentations by improving their visual content.

Learning outcomes

  • Articulate best practice principles of slide design
  • Take advantage of practical information architecture
  • Source and select powerful and appropriate imagery and graphics
  • Plan a framework for your slides that optimises the contribution of visuals to your delivery
  • Harness the advanced features of Powerpoint and other slide creation software

Outline

Module 1: Principles of Visual Slide Design

  • Information architecture
  • Optimal use of text
  • Creative use of imagery
  • Photography
  • Graphics

Module 2: Organising Information for Understanding and Memory

  • Conceptual development
  • Narrative principles
  • Timing
  • Information psychology
  • Framing and signposting

Module 3: Technical Excellence: Unlock the Power of Powerpoint

  • Powerpoint and alternatives
  • Templates
  • Transitions
  • Themes

Module 4: Developing and Finalising your Slides

  • Practical workshop
  • Speaking notes and scripts
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