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How to Design an ENGAGING PowerPoint Presentation

Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Curry Student Center, 346 346 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, Boston

Have you ever experienced a BORING PowerPoint presentation?

Would you like to know how to avoid the common pitfalls of a bad PowerPoint presentation?

In this class, we will be focusing on the creation & design aspects of a PowerPoint Presentation.

You will:

  • Learn how to design an effective presentation using PowerPoint so that it MAXIMIZES audience engagement.
     
  • Learn to structure & organize your PowerPoint presentations for maximum effectiveness.
     
  • Discover what constitutes a visual presentation.
     
  • Understand how good storytelling binds a good presentation together, especially if your presentation is data-oriented.
     
  • Most importantly, understand what NOT to do when creating your PowerPoint presentations.

This is a fun & eye-opening class.

Note: This is NOT a training on the technical functionality of PowerPoint. Rather, we look at how to incorporate the human element into the design of your PowerPoint slides to ensure audience engagement.

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Siavash Kayal

Siavash Kayal left a positive review 8/8/2013

the instructor is really awesome. she gave good hints about how to design engaging powerpoint slides

Jean McGuire

Jean McGuire 8/8/2013

I was unable to change a meeting I had already scheduled. Are there any powerpoint or other information from today I can review? jean mcguire

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