Skills in 60: Business Writing for PowerPoint

Organize your information and write effective presentations



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Welcome to Skills in 60: Business Writing for PowerPoint

Expand beyond the typical business document with this one-hour course that will teach you how to effectively share your ideas in PowerPoint. No matter the reason—a new pitch, business recommendation or event recap—plan and map out your information to develop a clear, concise and easy-to-read business document to share with your colleagues or customers.

Skills You Will Learn

Identify the overall goal, audience and essential supporting information for your document

Develop your message and align supporting information with that message

Organize your information logically

Select and implement visuals or imagery to support your story

Effectively request action from or passively share information with your readers

Session 1

The Ultimate Goal: Get Your Message Across

  • Your role as the writer and how business writing is simply telling a to-the-point story

Session 2

Prepare Before You Write: Identify Your Audience & Goals

  • Methodically plan out your presentation to ensure you include only the essentials and leave out any extras that cloud your overall message

Session 3

Integrate Visuals: Show is Better Than Tell

  • Learn when to include visuals, and why they work better than just words

Session 4

Structure & Language – Make it Readable

  • Identify the nuts and bolts of writing slides and how to keep things clear, concise and easy to read
1h 3m
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