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Beyond Bullet Points - Virtual Slide Design & PowerPoint Hacks (In Person)

  • Friday, April 28, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Portland English Language Academy Inside the Lloyd Center – 3rd Floor Offices 2007 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232
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  • This option is available to early bird registrants only. Join the ATD Cascadia chapter and pay the early bird membership rate.
  • Walk ins are welcome.
  • Walk ins are welcome.

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Learn how to design high-impact slides using a little bit of brain science, some under-used PowerPoint tools, and a handful of graphic design techniques.

During this workshop, we’ll explore intermediate approaches to slide design that produce clean presentations that engage your audience. We will cover:

  • Non-traditional slide designs
  • Multimedia principles anchored in brain science
  • Image editing
  • Visual storytelling
  • Resources for images and icons

During this workshop, please be prepared to:

  • Bring your laptop
  • A boring or otherwise challenging slide that you would like to transform

Intended audience:

  • Anyone interested in creating clear, high-impact presentation slides
  • Anyone who wants hands-on coaching to develop their slide design skills

Limited to 20 Participants.

CPTD Recertification Credit

CPTDs earn one recertification point/credit for each physical hour of continuing education within one’s current role/job or involving a new experience or content. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork.

Visit the CPTD webpage for complete information.

The Chapter estimates 2 recertification hours for this workshop.  The Capability categories are Learning Sciences, Instructional Design, Communication.

HRCI and SHRM Recertification Credit

This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork.

Visit the HRCI recertification webpage or the SHRM recertification webpage for more information.

D.J. Netz is Leadership Curriculum Manager, Enterprise Operations, for Lockheed Martin Corporation. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading the portfolio of learning programs for all levels of leadership throughout the enterprise.

Previously, Mr. Netz was a senior learning consultant for GP Strategies, a global performance improvement provider. In that role, he advised enterprise level organizations on digital learning transformation, crafting solutions that balance technology and scalability. Throughout his career, D.J. has led several initiatives for leadership strategy, financial acumen, data science, and business development training.

Mr. Netz graduated from Portland State University with a Master’s degree in Adult Education. He earned his undergraduate degree in Management of Human Resources from George Fox University. He achieved Scrum Master certification in 2019.

D.J. is a three-time Brandon Hall award winner. He serves on the board of the ATD-Cascadia Chapter, a role he has held for ten years. In his free time, D.J. enjoys domestic travel and organic farming.

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