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Lunch & Learn Webinar: Presentation Building

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Lunch & Learn 2/2: presentation building

Lunch & Learn Series with RBC

WBE Canada and RBC invite all Certified WBEs and Pathfinder subscribers to Part 2 of our first Lunch & Learn series: Story Telling. Part 1 took us through the key elements of any successful presentation or story: content – influence – engagement. Part 2 will focus on basic PowerPoint skills and design elements and how to make any presentation or story more professional and on target.

Part 2 – Basic PowerPoint Tips & Visualization
Part 2 in our series on Story Telling will focus on basic PowerPoint tips to create a professional-looking deck. We will look at visual design elements such as white space, simplification, and page focus areas. Additionally, we will look at some basic functionality in PowerPoint that will make creating a deck easier and elevate your deck to the next level.

At the end of this webinar, you will: 

  • Gain an understanding of fundamental PowerPoint skills for crafting a professional presentation
  • Learn how to effectively utilize white space and simplification in your slides for improved visual impact.
  • Discover techniques for creating a clear focal point on each slide to enhance audience engagement.
  • Understand how to apply these skills to make your storytelling more compelling and on-target within a business context.



(Valid WBE Certification or PATHFINDER Subscription is required)


Meet the Presenter

Courtney FormosaCourtney Formosa

Courtney is a digital strategy professional with a relentless passion for leveraging technology to propel RBC to the next level while cultivating a culture of collaboration and innovation. Her career has been marked by a consistent track record of driving technology adoption within the finance industry, complemented by extensive expertise in process design, enterprise-scale system migrations, and data & analytics. Courtney thrives on translating vision into action, empowering organizations to harness the full potential of digital transformation, and fostering an environment for others to thrive. She is presently in the process of completing her MBA with a specialization in Management of Technology.

The above skills and experience has helped Courtney hone her skill of ‘Story Telling’ and PowerPoint through the need to get buy-in of stakeholders for transformation. Story Telling is critical for swaying difficult stakeholders (or clients) and getting a consensus. It requires one to think more strategically about the content they are sharing, how the audience will receive the message, and the information an individual requires to make the decision presented to them. When paired with PowerPoint skills which bring your slides to the next level by leveraging visualization best practices, your presentations will be more professional and will captivate your audience.



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