This 1-day PowerPoint training course will teach you how to design and create clear, engaging PowerPoint slides.

It is a hands-on course. It includes time to try out what you are being taught and to ask questions if you’re not clear on anything.

By the time you finish, you’ll have a thorough grounding in how to design PowerPoint slides.

The different types of presentations needed for different audiences.
How to build a strong narrative into your presentation.
How to apply key design principles like form and space, colour, emphasis etc
PowerPoint best practice, eg master slides, visual themes, typography etc

Course Details

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Click the collapsible sections below to see full detals of what is covered in each section of the course.

• Different types of presentations
• Core messaging to use in your presentation
• Using visual metaphors consistent with your messaging
• Structure your presentation for impact

• The importance of storytelling in communication
• How you can build a strong narrative

• Do’s and Don’ts of using images and videos
• Where to find suitable, high-quality media

• Balance
• Emphasis
• Contrast
• Repetition
• Proportion
• Form & Space
• Colour

• Master slides & visual themes
• Typography and fonts
• Diagrams
• Arranging your text
• Margins, grids and placement
• Should you use animations?
• Presenting

Am I Ready For This Course?

This course assumes that you have basic experience of working with Microsoft PowerPoint.

You do not need to be an advanced user to join it. It is assumed you understand PowerPoint to the level taught on our beginners PowerPoint course.

If you’re not sure please call us and we’d be delighted to help.

On The Day

We include everything that you’ll need for your training.

Our courses run from 9.30 am to roughly 4.30 pm with refreshments and biscuits throughout the day.

We also include:

A full-colour A4 manual covering everything on the course.
A USB stick so that you can take the course exercises with you.
A Certificate of Attendance.

Online Training Requirements

To attend this PowerPoint course online, you will need:

PowerPoint on your Windows PC/laptop with a camera, speakers & microphone
A stable internet connection capable of running Zoom
To be a confident computer user and able to use Zoom to attend the course

If you have access to a second screen, we would encourage you to use it as it improves the experience.