Demo PowerPoint: From numbers to presentation

  • Course types: Incompany Demo
  • Duration: Half a day

Description

If you are a financial expert, you will be good at analysing data. But, if apart from a thorough analysis, you also spend sufficient time on presenting your figures, then your message will be better understood and your presentation will lead to the desired change in behaviour. Therefore, you should not only focus on the rational left side of the brain, but you should also appeal to the right side of the brain. In this demo training, we will be stimulating the right side of the brain and help you convert your figures into a captivating presentation.

Objectives

After this demo training:

  • You will know how to integrate data from Excel into PowerPoint
  • You will know the graphical concepts for creating a more visual and understandable presentation
  • You will know how to make the presentation of your figures appealing

Target Group

Anyone who wants to convert numerical data, such as an annual report, into a presentation.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of PowerPoint.

Content

Part 1: Integrating Excel data into a PowerPoint presentation (1 hour)

This demo session focuses on the efficient presentation of data in a PowerPoint presentation. Excel is, of course, the best tool for analysing data. But how do you use this data within the presentation you have to give to your manager or colleagues? And how can you ensure that this is a dynamic process and that your PowerPoint presentation is automatically updated when you alter the data in Excel. 1. Setting out the data in Excel

  • Tables
  • Graphs
  • Themed layout

2. Exporting data to PowerPoint (or Word)

  • Standard copying/pasting
  • Pasting options
  • Pasting with links
  • Refreshing data

3. Animating Excel data

  • Animating graphs
  • Clarifying tables or graphs with shapes

Part 2: Building a PowerPoint presentation with impact (2 hours)

Users of PowerPoint know all about it: you need to create a presentation, but one with a strong impact. Ordinary text slides are a piece of cake, but how to make a complicated concept visually comprehensible? And how to present numerical data without having to show complete tables? During this demo training, you will learn about the rules to follow in order to convey information in a visually transparent manner. We also discuss the advanced PowerPoint features, and how to use graphics to build an attractive and clear presentation. 1. Visual communication

  • The structure of a presentation
  • Conveying information
  • Presenting numerical data

2. Efficient use of PowerPoint

  • The possibilities of SmartArt graphics, images and shapes
  • Finding usable images
  • Importing information from other programs
  • Animation: Slide transitions and Custom Animations

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