The presentation design toolkit

Methods and resources to transform your presentation development and design process

Planning & Research

Kickoff workshop

Align goals, establish a shared vision, and foster a sense of unity to kickstart a presentation project.

Needs assessment

A systematic process to understand audience needs and expectations, identify knowledge gaps, and tailor content accordingly

Research plan

Extract meaningful insights from research to support decision making and inform content development

Empathy mapping

Foster a deeper understanding of the audience's perspective by mapping their emotions, thoughts, needs, and behaviors

Interview guide

Explore individual experiences, motivations, and perspectives in greater detail through structured or unstructured interviews

Content audit template

Analyze existing content to reveal patterns, recurring themes, identify gaps, and uncover potential opportunities for improvement

Brainstorming & Concept

Creativity walkabout

Organize and structure compelling messages using situation-complication-resolution for a clear progression and resolution

Scavenger hunt

Craft a story that revolves around a protagonist's personal growth, self-discovery, and transformation

Crazy 8s brainstorming

Explore different environments to stimulate creativity and generate new ideas

Cluster brainstorming

Visually organize ideas into clusters or interconnected nodes

The mash-up method

Combine unexpected elements to unlock out-of-the-box ideas

The metaphor game

Think more creatively and become skilled at connecting unrelated ideas

Concept board

Communicate design vision, streamline decisions, and aid self-reflection

Story & Structure

SCR framework

Organize and structure compelling messages using situation-complication-resolution for a clear progression and resolution

Hero's journey

Craft a story that revolves around a protagonist's personal growth, self-discovery, and transformation

SCQA technique

A question-focused storytelling framework for clear communication

Content development

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Content prompt cards

Structured and thought-provoking prompts that guide your thinking and help generate ideas

The pyramid principle

Present ideas in a logical order, with the main point at the top and supporting details underneath

Storyboard templates

Refine ideas, organize content, and visualize the structure of your presentation