Communicate With Impact Using Story and Design

You know the data shows that information delivered with visual stories is more memorable and persuasive. But you need a method to reliably and efficiently create visual stories that move audiences to embrace your big ideas.

Built on the principles in Nancy Duarte’s bestselling books, this virtual workshop gives you hands-on training in both content and design. You’ll walk away being able to turn your ideas into persuasive visual presentations.




  • Four 90-minute sessions of live, virtual instruction
  • Breakout sessions for developing a visual story with peers
  • Interaction through Zoom functionality (including polls, chat responses, annotations)
  • Robust participant kit to enhance your experience

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  • Get confident analyzing your audience and deliver messages that resonate
  • Distill complex information into a compelling Big Idea
  • Craft persuasive communications using story principles
  • Generate unique ideas every time using a proven method
  • Identify what makes a visually powerful slide
  • Learn to think visually and apply contrast, whitespace, unity, and flow

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Course Curriculum

Connecting with your Audience
  • Conducting an audience analysis
  • Crafting an audience journey
  • Building emotional appeal to connect your message to the audience
Harnessing the Power of Story
  • Uncovering your Big Idea
  • Structuring your talk with contrast to address resistance and hold audience attention
Thinking Like a Designer
  • Identifying a slide’s signal vs. noise
  • Deconstructing bullet point slides to get to the core message
  • Representing ideas with pictures or diagrams
  • Arranging visual elements for audience comprehension

Learn From our Experience

All of our workshops are rooted in The Duarte Method™ and in everything we’ve learned in over 30 years in the presentation business, working with thousands of clients. We’ve figured out what works and left the rest behind. Register now and learn how to bring your ideas to life!

Help Your Entire Team Learn

Contact us to learn more about our new virtual workshops. Each workshop will be delivered via the Zoom web conferencing platform. We have created a highly interactive, everybody-contributes learning experience purpose-built to hold the interest of an online audience and help make learning stick.

Our new virtual workshops are the perfect way to train your team, especially when in-person training is not an option.