Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

  • 2

    Course Downloads

    • Advanced Presentation Skills for Business Manual

  • 3

    PowerPoint Essentials

    • What is PowerPoint

    • Create an Format a Presentation in PowerPoint

    • Design in PowerPoint

    • Working with the Slide Master

    • Align Objects in PowerPoint

    • Stacking Shapes, Pictures and Objects

    • Add, rearrange, duplicate and delete slides

    • Apply a Slide Layout

    • Using Themes in PowerPoint

    • Inserting Pictures in PowerPoint

    • Adding a Background Picture to your slide

    • Add or record Audio in your slides

    • Important PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts

    • PowerPoint Quiz

  • 4

    Presentation Styles & Tips

  • 5

    Virtual Sessions

    • Introducing the Class Digital Whiteboard

    • Navigating the Whiteboard

    • Adding Content to the Whiteboard

    • Formatting content on the Whiteboard

    • Using Keyboard Shortcuts for the Whiteboard

  • 6

    Session 1

    • Assignment Instructions

    • Assignment Submission - Session 1

    • How to create a Pecha Kucha Presentation with PowerPoint

    • How to record a Presentation with PowerPoint

  • 7

    Session 2

    • Telling a Story with a Chart Exercise file

    • Telling stories with a chart

    • How to create a data story template

    • Session 2 Assignment Upload

  • 8

    Session 3

    • Session 3 Assignment

    • Ways to Summarize Numbers

  • 9

    Session 4

    • Session -04 Group Assignment

  • 10

    International Business Communications Standards

    • Introduction

    • Unit 1 - Semantic Notation - Other Disciplines

    • Unit 2 - Topics for Semantic Notation in Business

    • Unit 3 - Business notation Manual

    • Unit 4 - Templates for Charts and Tables

    • Unit 5 - Benefits of Standards in business notation

    • Unit 6 - Conceptual, Perceptual and semantic Design

    • Unit 7 - SAY and STRUCTURE

    • Unit 8 - EXPRESS and SIMPLIFY

    • Unit 9 - CONDENSE and CHECK

    • Unit 10 - UNIFY and the IBCS Project

  • 11

    Evaluate the Course

    • Instructions

    • More resources for you

    • Evaluate & get your Certificate

  • 12

    Bonus Content

    • PowerPoint: Harnessing Artificial Intelligence with Design Ideas

    • PowerPoint: Organise slides into sections

    • PowerPoint: Inserting a Linked Excel Chart

    • PowerPoint: Using Morph Transition for special effects

    • Building Charts like the Economist

    • The Age of Insight

    • 5 Things to know to create persuasive Content

    • Importance of Hierarchy in Design

    • Working with how our Brains & Eyes work