Learn exactly what you need to
dramatically improve your PowerPoint presentations at the Think Outside The
Slide™ intensive workshop in New York City March 14, 2006
You know how to create a PowerPoint presentation. But you
know that you could be more effective if you just knew the secrets of the pros.
You know you could spend less time creating your slides if you just knew those
tips and tricks that would speed things up.
You don’t want a two or three day “everything you don’t
need to know” course. You want a one day intensive, focused workshop where the
secrets of what works, why it works and how to do it are revealed.
You want to learn from someone who makes presentations for
a living and can explain things clearly, not some computer expert who has never
made a business presentation in their life. You want someone who is an author of
a book from a leading communications publisher as your expert.
If this is you, read on.
On March 14th in New York City, you have the opportunity
to attend the one-day Think Outside The Slide™ workshop.
You will see examples of what works (and what doesn’t), discover why it works with audiences (based on
research), and see how to do it (bring your laptop if you want, but it is not
necessary). Your workshop leader is Dave Paradi, MBA, the co-author of “Guide to
PowerPoint”, the latest book in the Prentice Hall Series on Advanced Business
Communication and a professional speaker. You will walk away with knowledge that
will cut hours off your slide creation time and improve the effectiveness of
Here are the topics you will cover:
problems with most templates in use today
- How you can select colors that work
in almost any room
- How to design a clean, clear look for your slides
- When you should use sentences and when you should use bullet points
Why less is more for text slides
Clip Art and Photographs
- How you can select
appropriate images for your slides
- How to use digital photos so they don’t
make your presentation so large it runs slowly and can’t be e-mailed
- Two ways
to use photos to help make your points stick in the mind of your audience
- Why you don’t want to use the default PowerPoint graphs
- The 8
step process to cleaning up PowerPoint graphs
- How you can create almost any
diagram (process, flow, relationship, etc.) that you need using tools in
Multimedia – Audio & Video
- The best way you can add audio or video
to a slide
- Tips for making your media clip look and sound the best
Controlling when your media clip plays for maximum impact
- Advanced techniques
such as how to get your audio to play through multiple slides or how to have an
audio clip repeat
- How to package your presentation with your media clips for e-mailing to others
Preparation for Delivery
- How many slides you should really
- How you can assemble slides from different files into one presentation
the easy way
- How you can create handouts that your audience will keep for
- An easy way for you to switch between presentation
- Tips and tricks from the pros
- How you can present
non-linearly, jumping from section to section with ease
- Tips for remote
presentation where your audience is not in the room with you
- How you can
handle problems that will occur with poise and grace
This is an interactive session where you will be asking
questions and seeing how things are done. Come prepared to take your skills to a
new level in one day.
Want to see a preview of these ideas?
Click here to open a new browser
window and watch a 38 minute session recently done over the web for Office
Depot. There were over 3,700 people registered for this session (double
the usual number for these events) and more questions were asked than they had
ever received before.
This is a professional workshop that respects your time.
There is no filler material for you to nap through. You get taken care of the
way you expect. You start with a continental breakfast, you get bottled water
all day, coffee and tea are available whenever you want, a full buffet lunch is
provided and an afternoon snack to keep you going. You leave with handouts and
The location is the Coleman Conference Center on Seventh
Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets. It is easy to access by bus or subway and
offers discounted parking close by. You can get more details on their web site
You should attend if you are:
- A busy sales professional
who wants to improve your presentations so you can sell more
- A manager or
supervisor who presents information to your superiors or employees
- A business
owner who delivers sales and financial presentations
- A specialist in your
field who informs others or seeks approval for projects
- In a support role
where you prepare presentations that others deliver
Your investment for this intensive one-day workshop is
only $449. You spend one day getting all the answers you need and get back to
work ready to make significantly better presentations.
There are three options for you to register:
to register and pay through the secure online registration system.
2. Fax a
corporate or government purchase order to 905-826-2410 to secure your place.
Call 905-510-4911 to register and pay with your Visa or MasterCard.
If you have any questions about this workshop, call
905-510-4911 to speak directly to Dave so he can answer your question.
You know you can make better PowerPoint presentations –
now you know where to get the focused information you need. Register today.