If you’re not a trained designer it can be hard to effectively communicate your point through a visual medium. Poor design obscures your meaning, causes confusion, and makes people stop paying attention.
In the Slide:ology workshop you’ll learn to think like a designer and isolate the most crucial information on your slide and express it visually.
Clarify complex ideas with design
Make information more memorable
Keep your audience focused with more engaging business presentations
“This was inspirational, and taking the training as a team will help raise expectations and the visual quality of our communications and presentations!”
Joel B., Director of Customer Transformation, Cisco
“I felt engaged the entire time. Had some really solid takeaways and could see a big difference in how I design slides by sketching/preplanning.”
Shelly D., Analyst
“Everyone who works in a corporate environment should take this workshop. It is not only interactive and engaging, but also essential.”
Slavka B., Product Marketing Manager, Cisco
“Slide:ology is a course that should be taken by anyone who makes slides. We’ve all barely survived presentations drowning us in full-text slides. Please, everyone take this class so none of us have to sit through a terrible presentation ever again!”
Amanda S., Solution Engineer
“Great examples, great speakers/teachers, very dynamic and engaging. Great tools to quickly adopt and apply concepts.”
Alix V., Product Engineer
“In a few hours, I picked up skills that will enhance my communication and presentation skills for the rest of my life. Well worth it.”
Tamara, Marketing Consultant
“Slideology offers an important perspective on creating a thought provoking power point presentation. Professionally, it is crucial for moving forward.”
Margaret S., Manager, Business Strategy, Media, and Entertainment
“Not only did Slide:ology help me with my presentation slides but it has helped me in other areas of my life to communicate better.”
Oscar Loza, Marketing Coordinator
“It is really important to be able to communicate ideas through visual presentations in today’s world. This class provides many handy ideas and constructs by which to critique your own slides and iterate and redesign them to make them more powerful and more communicative.”
Maria J., Product Marketing Manager
The Virtual Slide:ology Experience
You’ll stay engaged and entertained during four 90-minute sessions of this two-day live virtual workshop. You’ll do solo work, group work, and even collaborate in breakout rooms with other professionals. The learning doesn’t stop when the workshop is over. Through four-weeks of post-workshop learning emails you’ll get the practice you need to cement your new skills.
Teaching + Demos
Led by your expert facilitator
Engage with interactive functionality including chats and annotations
Apply the concepts to a detailed Duarte-provided example
Apply the concepts to your own content and visuals
Discuss and share your learnings within group and with partners
Based on the Best-Selling Book, Slide:ology
Slide:ology was originally published in 2008, and since then its inspired millions of readers to clarify their thoughts and think visually. Slide:ology is one of six best-selling books that have helped shape the Duarte Method™ over the last thirty years. Join us for this workshop and learn from our experience.
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If you have questions about our in-person or virtual group training, online courses, train-the-trainer programs, or any of our offers, please contact us.
We’ll help you determine which communication training is right for your team depending on your needs, budget, skill gaps, and long-term goals.
Our training programs can help your team:
Create better reports, presentations, memos, and documents
Build actionable data recommendations for leadership
Have more impact when speaking in-person, whether in meetings or to large groups
Make their content more clear, compelling, and concise
Add powerful visuals to their communication
Use shared language to communicate more effectively internally
Improve efficiency with a repeatable presentation development process
Save time and energy when onboarding new team members