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Pro Series: The Art of Creating Powerful Presentations

The ETI Pro Series is a hands-on approach to applying the skills we use daily.  Each session is designed around a core topic that will utilize a project to demonstrate current trends, application flexibility, and time-saving techniques.  These hands-on, facilitator-led sessions will cover both application use and theory, allowing you to gain greater knowledge in just four hours.  Pro Series:  PowerPoint | The Art of Creating Powerful Presentations is a half-day instructor-led session which is designed to help participants prepare for presenting dynamic, meaningful presentations.  This session was inspired by the book Slide-ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte. 

During this session, participants will learn fundamental concepts, terminology, and the basic of constructing presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Participants will discuss, explore and learn how to incorporate the idea and methodology of the 5 rules of presentations.  They will also learn how to create movement in presentations, create visual elements and discover how to display data effectively. Finally, participants will learn the principles of governing with templates. 


  • Working knowledge of the PowerPoint interface
  • Familiarity with animations and transitions

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Pro Series: The Art of Creating Powerful Presentations

Pro Series: The Art of Creating Powerful Presentations

1/2 Day

List Price: $199


Unit 1: 5 Rules of Presentations

  • Lesson 1: Exploring the five rules of presentations

Unit 2: Using Visual Elements

  • Lesson 1: Background, Color, and Text
  • Lesson 2: Using Photos, Illustrations, Movies and Sounds

Unit 3: Creating Movement in Presentations

  • Lesson 1: Planning Animations
  • Lesson 2: Creating Scenes, Not Slides
  • Lesson 3: Using Advanced Transitions and Animations

Unit 4: Displaying Data Effectively

  • Lesson 1: Picking the Right Tool for the Job
  • Lesson 2: Chart Makeovers

Unit 5: Governing with Templates

  • Lesson 1: Setting up Custom Shows
  • Lesson 2: Merging Presentations
  • Lesson 3: Saving and Exporting Presentations
  • Lesson 4: Using a Master Slide

Pro Series: The Art of Creating Powerful Presentations

Half Day

List Price: $199

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