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By Design: How to Use Visuals and Narratives to Build Better Decks (C250)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 08:00 hours
Status: Active

Engaging visuals and strong narrative writing can transform a typical presentation into one that can build consensus and drive change. This course provides instruction on how to use storytelling and design principles to build better presentation decks with PowerPoint, offering practical design tips and different ways to construct a narrative from complex information and data. Participants will learn to identify and respond to audience needs, translate content into appealing visuals, and use simple techniques to maximize the visual impact of their presentation.

Topics include:

  • applying easy but effective design principles
  • identifying an approach and tailoring the presentation to an intended audience
  • transforming complex content into narratives that tell a captivating story


This course has been designed to allow participants at all levels to immediately apply the knowledge acquired to their upcoming work.

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  • Topics: Communications
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Transferable Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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