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The Principles of slide design

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 by Alan Gurney

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Do you regularly present to your team or prospective clients? Creating a slideshow in PowerPoint that's truly engaging isn't straightforward.

At Filtered, we've come up with a few principles to follow when creating a PowerPoint show that will make your slides clearer, more impactful and more professional.

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Topics: Business, Microsoft PowerPoint, Productivity

PowerPoint Online Training - 5 Things Not To Do In Your Presentation

Posted on Mar 03, 2015 by Alan Gurney

At Filtered we have a range of business training and software courses including Microsoft PowerPoint. Our PowerPoint online training course will teach you everything you need to know about this popular application so that you can produce impactful presentations quickly and efficiently.

This post, however, is a quick five point tongue-in-cheek guide of things to avoid in your PowerPoint presentations to ensure you keep your audience engaged and your delivery clear.

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Topics: Microsoft PowerPoint

5 Features of Microsoft PowerPoint You Should be Using

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 by Paolo Lenotti

PowerPoint is a highly innovative and versatile program that can ensure you a successful communication whether you’re presenting in front of potential investors, a lecture theatre or simply in front of your colleagues. Below are five features you should be using – if you aren't already. Learn everything about these tips: they will improve your presentation skills and allow you to communicate your message successfully.

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Topics: Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Office

Using Excel on your iPad

Posted on Jan 10, 2014 by Luke Revel-Burroughes

Your Filtered course has been optimised for iPad use, which is perfect for learning on the go. But when putting your new skills to use, editing files on the iPad can be problematic. Microsoft is yet to release a native Office app for iOS, which leaves Excel enthusiasts to choose between compromising compatibility (iWork) or functionality (Drive). Or just waiting for the commute to be over, so we can open up files on a PC.

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Topics: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

#TeamFiltered at London Olympia's Learning Technologies Event (29th-30th Jan)

Posted on Jan 08, 2014 by Chris Kyriacou


Learning Technologies is Europe’s leading learning and development exhibition and conference, now in its 15th year. Recognised as Europe's biggest showcase of technology supported workplace learning, the two day event (January 29th-30th) at Olympia 2 London attracts over 6,000 visitors.

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Topics: Microsoft Excel, Learning & Development, Microsoft PowerPoint