Skills in 60: Business Writing for PowerPoint

Organize your information and write effective presentations

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Zovig Garboushian

Skills in 60: Business Writing for PowerPoint

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  • Self-paced instruction
  • 2 video lessons
  • 1h 3m of lesson content
  • Led by an industry expert
  • Lifetime access
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Who Should Take This Course

Anyone who uses PowerPoint to communicate information

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

Why Take This Course

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.

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
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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
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Session 3

Integrate Visuals: Show is Better Than Tell

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

Zovig Garboushian

Zovig Garboushian is the Director of Professional Development Programs at Mediabistro, where she oversees the development of on demand courses and custom corporate training. Prior to Mediabistro, she spent 15 years in the media industry leading marketing and promotions for major companies including Time Inc., Rodale, and American Express Publishing (now Time Inc.).  She has created and executed media campaigns, large and intimate-sized special events, and produced branded content for brands like The Ritz-Carlton, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, and multiple luxury lifestyle brands. She also consulted for and project managed small business launches in New York City, including a yoga studio and a professional coaching brand. She is a member of a theatre and museum group, lives in Brooklyn, and teaches yoga in NYC’s Tribeca neighborhood.