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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours a week...

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Preparing a Presentation

13 videos (Total 48 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
Welcome to Week 13m
The eight-step approach to prepare for a presentation3m
Step 1 - Know your audience and Step 2 - Know your purpose6m
Step 3 - Structure the body of your presentation7m
Step 4 - Plan how you will start your presentation3m
Step 5 - Plan how you will end your presentation2m
Step 6 - Prepare your visual aids3m
Step 7 - Anticipate the questions you may be asked6m
Step 8 - Practice your presentation3m
Presenting on short notice3m
Week 1 Closing1m
A Message from our Chief People Officer at PwC41s
5 readings
Course Overview and Syllabus10m
Meet the PwC Instructors10m
Case Study and Materials10m
Outlining and Wireframing10m
The eight-step approach to prepare for a presentation10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Communication styles

9 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Maximizing your professional presence12m
Communicating with confidence3m
Verbal communications5m
Non-verbal communications6m
Cultural Considerations in Communication7m
Culture and Presentations19m
Questioning and listening skills8m
Week 2 Closing1m
1 reading
Tip Sheet: Communicating with confidence10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz44m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Creating effective slides using PowerPoint

9 videos (Total 49 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Introduction to PowerPoint (2013)13m
What type of deck should you use?3m
Structure your storyline9m
Creating a storyboard5m
Primary elements of slide design2m
Displaying data5m
Finalizing your deck6m
Week 3 Closing1m
5 readings
PowerPoint Practice Activity10m
Types of logic10m
Tip Sheet: Storyboarding10m
Slide writing guide10m
Tip Sheet: Displaying data10m
2 practice exercises
Identifying errors in a deck exercise8m
Week 3 Quiz28m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Delivering a presentation

2 videos (Total 4 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Week 4 and Course Wrap-Up1m
2 readings
Final course simulation10m
Best tips for recording your own video10m
1 practice exercise
Simulation Validation Quiz2m
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Top reviews from Effective Business Presentations with Powerpoint

By NDOct 27th 2017

Crisp and Precise. Provides actionable insights. If you want to be an effective presenter, this is THE COURSE. A BIG thanks to PWC and team Coursera for making this AMAZING course available.

By ASJun 11th 2017

It was a great learning experience! The instructors were helpful and the teaching techniques were innovative! Thank you to the creators of this course, Coursera and PwC for their efforts!

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Alex Mannella

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About PwC

With offices in 157 countries and more than 208,000 people, PwC is among the leading professional services networks in the world. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. ...

About the Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach Specialization

If you are a PwC Employee, gain access to the PwC Specialization and Courses for free using the instructions on the PwC L&D Spark page or simply search "Coursera" on PwC Spark. This Specialization will help you get practical with data analysis, turning business intelligence into real-world outcomes. We'll explore how a combination of better understanding, filtering, and application of data can help you solve problems faster - leading to smarter and more effective decision-making. You’ll learn how to use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and other common data analysis and communication tools, and perhaps most importantly, we'll help you to present data to others in a way that gets them engaged in your story and motivated to act. What's more, should you enroll in these courses, you will be invited to join PwC's talent network. Those who opt into this talent network will receive information about PwC career opportunities, thought leadership, and happenings in the PwC global network. Please note: If you'd like to audit the courses in this Specialization, you'll need to enroll in each course separately and then you will see the audit option. This specialization was created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP with an address at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10017....
Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach

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