PowerPoint Presentations and Public Speaking – August 10
PowerPoint is so easy to use, so simple to create with, and so full of eye-catching functionality
that people lose sight of what an effective presentation should look like and what it should
contain. There are rules, guidelines, and some very real dos & don’ts when it comes to creating
effective presentations with PowerPoint. Knowing which tools work best in which situation could
be the difference between a stimulating or sleep-inducing presentation.
People also forget that presenting to any size audience doesn’t come easily or naturally to most
people. There’s a medical term for the fear of it – Glossophobia. Yet, with a few relatively easy to
master skills, presentations to an audience can be effective and easy for the presenter to create,
guide and control.
In this workshop we will cover how to create PowerPoint presentations that are designed for
maximum effectiveness and look at some essential elements of presenting to an audience. Note: Please bring your own laptop to work on.
Topics will include:
- Elements of Effective Slides
- Rules and Guidelines
- Using Slide Masters
- Animation and Motion Paths
- Focus, Contrast and Size
- Slide Transitions
- Creating Custom Shows
- Presentation Tips and Tricks
- Interacting with the Audience
- The 3 Ages of your Audience
- Gardner’s Intelligences
- Delivery Techniques
- Online Presentations
- Dealing with Problems
- Voice Coaching
Refunds must be requested in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the first date of the session.
Cost - 60
Instructor - Barrie Morse