Creating High Impact Presentations

One Day Course


This course is designed for those giving presentations with PowerPoint but who have been primarily limited to text slides, bullet points or clip art.

The course demonstrates how Microsoft PowerPoint can be used to produce slides with powerful visual impact. The course also covers how to remain centre stage when delivering presentations to create real impact with the audience. You need some experience of using Microsoft Powerpoint before attending this course. No prior experience of delivering presentations is required.

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  • Public Courses

    Maximum class size of five (the smallest in London) so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Designing presentations with impact
    • Planning slides around your audience's needs
    • Colour theory and how to make it work for you
    • Limiting text
    • Adding digital photos and scanned images
    • Creating your own picture gallery
    • Highlighting key points: hints and tips and good practice
    • Using a macro to perform routine tasks

    Delivering a professional presentation using PowerPoint
    • Staying in control and planning ahead
    • How and when to rehearse
    • Setting up equipment on the day
    • Preparing for and managing equipment malfunction
    • Ten tips to keep the audience interested
    • Using a remote mouse
  • Different Styles of Presenting
    • Giving presentations to small and large groups
    • Team presentations
    • What to give away
    • Preparing backup Powerpoint slides to support answers to questions
    • Preparing handouts for your presentations
    - what to prepare and
    - how to use them

    Making a Presentation
    • Participants will have several opportunities to present during the day to refine both the slides in their presentations and their delivery style

    Questions and answers

Who Are We?

LCMJ is the UK's leading writing and journalism training provider.

Our courses are aimed at business people and writers who need to develop their writing skills to communicate clearly and effectively.

London Bridge Centre

Unit 5,
Suffolk House,
127-129 Great Suffolk Street,


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  • The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

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Neville Ness House ltd
5th Oct

Excellent course & an excellent instructor.

Lipsy London
1st Oct

Covered a lot of content one-to-one tuition, lots of practice, tailored to your needs.

London Shared
30th Sep

Small class environment meant great learning environment & one on one training on specific information.

29th Sep

The course wasn't what I was expecting! its been very useful. Andy is an inspiring trainier.

St Georges university of London
21st Sep

Very helpful, got an overall idea of how well apps work.

Inventive Medical Communications
21st Sep

Advanced training but very well delivered so easy to follow. So many super useful shortcuts!.

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