PowerPoint for Business - $79.00

Learn to plan and design powerful presentations using Microsofts PowerPoint software.



Product Code: PPTBus

Duration of Course Access: 90 Days

CEU Credits: .3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3
    Technical PM PDUs: 1.75








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Computer Course Online   Introduction and Overview 

As technology continues to change the way that we engage in business communications, the art of presenting has also undergone a shift. No longer can presenters rely solely on their spoken words to deliver their messages. Now, audiences expect to see multimedia slideshows that both inform and entertain. This course will consider how to plan and design effective slideshow presentations using Microsofts PowerPoint software. It includes practical tips and examples for mapping the presentation, incorporating research, using templates, selecting visual elements, and delivering the presentation.

After completing this PowerPoint for Business course, you will be able to:

    • Define effective communication
    • Describe the qualities of a well-designed slideshow presentation
    • Identify common problems when using PowerPoint to design slideshows
    • Differentiate between effective and ineffective PowerPoint slides
    • Discuss the importance of having a clear purpose or goal for your presentation
    • Explain the four components of goal-oriented communication
    • Consider the importance of understanding your audience
    • Conduct audience analysis
    • Map your presentation using the Forecast, Present, Echo structure
    • Incorporate research into your presentation
    • Assess websites for reliability and credibility
    • Use slideshow templates effectively
    • Select images that are professional and well-designed
    • Choose visually appealing colors and fonts
    • Consider how design trends can be applied to slideshows
    • Define the minimalist approach to design
    • Identify the signs and symptoms of speaking anxiety
    • Describe methods for managing speaking anxiety, including relaxation strategies
    • Design a PowerPoint presentation that features recommended design principles

Key Features of this course:

    • Mobile-friendly
    • Audio-enabled
    • Badge and credit-awarding
    • Real-world case studies
    • Fully accessible
    • Games & Flashcards
    • Expert-supported
    • Video content


Estimated time to complete: 3 hours

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Technical PDUs: 1.75
Leadership PDUs: 1.25
Strategic/Business PDUs: 0

Technical PDUs: 0
Leadership PDUs: 1.25
Strategic/Business PDUs: 0

Technical PDUs: 0
Leadership PDUs: 1.25
Strategic/Business PDUs: 0

Technical PDUs: 0
Leadership PDUs: 1.25
Strategic/Business PDUs: 0

Technical PDUs: 0
Leadership PDUs: 1.25
Strategic/Business PDUs: 0

Technical PDUs: 0
Leadership PDUs: 1.25
Strategic/Business PDUs: 0

Refund Policy:

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

Estimated Time to Complete: 3 hours

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