Present Like a Pro - PowerPoint Training in Chicago
PowerPoint Design

Develop truly influential and informative presentation visuals that click with any audience.


Discover the psychology of visuals to persuade, inform, and inspire.

PowerPoint Templates

Improve proficiency, efficiency, and competence with PowerPoint, Keynote, and other presentation design products.

Content Development

Share strategies to better process information and turn ideas and concepts into compelling and informative graphics.


Spice-up dull subjects and avoid boring PowerPoint with timesaving techniques and powerful apps.

Video Production

Collaboratively develop a new (or redesigned) PowerPoint presentation using best PowerPoint practices

PowerPoint Training + PowerPoint Classes & Coaching

Learn professional PowerPoint design techniques to make your presentations look great!

  • Preventing Powerpoint Pitfalls
  • Cover Your Projector While Troubleshooting
  • Fontastic! 10 Tips to Using Fonts in PowerPoint
  • Define Your Fonts in Your Theme
  • 10 Tips to Being a PowerPoint Power User
  • Customize the ribbon bar
  • Powerful Presentation Makeovers
  • Powerful Presentation Makeover - Software AG Example
  • 10 Tips to Reduce Clutter
  • 10 Tips to Reduce Clutter (Edit)
  • The Psychology of Color
  • The Psychology of COLOR - Sample of Blue Hues in a Presentation
  • Presentation Time Management
  • Thoughtful Planning + Proactive Thinking
  • Secrets To Writing Great Headlines and Brief Bullets
  • 5 Uses for 1 Speech
  • Presentation Resources & Power Tools
  • 7 Powerful PowerPoint Animation Tips
  • Mastering masters, themes, & layouts
  • Using PowerPoint's Presenter View
  • Preventing PowerPoint Pitfalls
  • Preventing PowerPoint Pitfalls: Cover Your Projector While Troubleshooting
  • Fontastic! Ten Tips to Using Fonts in PowerPoint
  • Fontastic: Define Your Fonts in Your Theme
  • 10 Tips to Being a PowerPoint Power User
  • 10 Tips to Being a PowerPoint Power User: #7: Customize the Ribbon Bar
  • Powerful Presentation Makeovers
  • Powerful Presentation Makeover - Software AG Example
  • 10 Tips to Reduce PowerPoint Clutter
  • 10 Tips to Reduce Clutter: (Edit)
  • The Psychology of COLOR
  • The Psychology of COLOR - Sample of Blue Hues in a Presentation
  • Presentation Time Management
  • Presentation Time Management: Thoughtful Planning + Proactive Thinking
  • Secrets to Writing Great Headlines and Brief Bullets
  • 5 Uses for 1 Speech
  • Presentation Resources
  • 7 Powerful PowerPoint Animation Tips
  • Mastering masters, themes, & layouts
  • Using PowerPoint's Presenter View

Are your audiences bored by your presentations?  

Do you have difficulty finding good graphics?  

Are you seeking new ways to say more, sell more, and be more?

PowerPoint Training & Presentation Design CoachingIf you're looking to supercharge your presentations, The Presentation Team's PowerPoint Training and Presentation Design Coaching is the solution! This comprehensive one-of-a-kind PowerPoint training solution provides creative techniques and time-saving strategies to help raise your presentations to the next level.  

Our PowerPoint Training features a Customized Curriculum comprised of presentation design /development / strategy / writing... plus advanced PowerPoint techniques and strategies.  It's designed by PowerPoint experts...for people who want to become PowerPoint experts.

The program is focused on PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint 2010, and PowerPoint 2013, as well as other graphics applications, depending on your skillset and focus.

Presentation Training. Just Right for You.


Group & Private Coaching

From 1 to 1000, our trainers provide help at all levels.

Your Location, Ours, Phone, or Web

Our trainers work on-site at your location, by phone, or by webcast.

Top Clients. Since 1995.

Over 20 years of helping clients around the world to create great presentations.


Learn from the Experts

We match you with one of our Subject Matter Expert trainers.


Affordably Priced

Price varies by number of people and length of training. Get a free estimate!


Customized Just For You

We work with you to build a training curriculum that meets your goals.

A Mix of Tools, Strategies, and Inspiration to Deliver Winning Presentations.

Creative design techniques, time-saving strategies, and powerful speaking skillsOur PowerPoint Training provides creative design techniques, time-saving strategies, and valuable proceses to raise presentations to the next level.  Participants learn the techniques of the pros, so that future presentations will sizzle!  

Our PowerPoint Training is not an ordinary PowerPoint "class."  Rather, it's a hands-on interactive customized training "workshop" to help you and your team more effectively use PowerPoint and other applications to work creatively and efficiently to create world-class presentation visuals.

Features Before and After Slides from Real Companies + Redesign of Your Own Slides

Features case-studies of real-life presentationsThe Presentation Team's PowerPoint Training features case-studies of real-life presentations. We work to analyze the good and the bad...and show how simple a presentation redesign can be. We also work to transform several of your own slides with a hands-on presentation makeover. Our fun and interactive training helps people learn and apply great PowerPoint techniques tips…while transforming your presentation slides from boring into beautiful. You gain expert terrific new slides!

Flexible Pricing - For Individuals or Groups

Our PowerPoint training is flexible in pricing:  Anything from a simple lunch-and-learn keynote talk about how to eliminate clutter in your a full 3-day hands-on intensive workshop with your a series of ongoing coaching programs to help you become a PowerPoint pro. Prices vary depending on number of attendees and scope/length of training.  

Our programs can be tailored for the beginner with minimal PowerPoint the PowerPoint expert who's looking to refine and sharpen his/her techniques.

  • Free initial consultation. 
  • Pricing starts at $125 per hour (for 1 person coaching) with a minimum of four hours.
  • Group rates and subscription programs available + discounts for non-profits.
  • Programs can be conducted in-person, or remotely by phone or video-conference. 

Want an estimate or more information on our PowerPoint Training or ready to get started? Complete the form above or call us today at 202-681-0725 for a free consultation to discuss how we can help you present like a pro!

Some of Our Clients...


  • Accenture
  • ADP
  • ADB
  • ADT
  • American Express
  • Aramark
  • Carvel
  • Comcast
  • Costa
  • Cox
  • DAI
  • GE-Healthcare
  • GTE-Financial
  • Gtt
  • Markem-Imaje
  • Motorola
  • NASA
  • Office-Depot
  • Oracle
  • Pearson
  • Polo
  • Republic Services
  • Ryder
  • Siemens
  • Singlehop
  • Software AG
  • TD Waterhouse
  • UBS Financial
  • Verizon
  • Whirlpool


  • "We engaged The Presentation Team to do a Presentation training for our team and he did a great job. He spent time understanding our requirements and the skill level of our team members and created a course which met our expectations and goals. I highly recommend The Presentation Team as a Presentation (PowerPoint) trainer."

    Navdeep Sidhu
    Senior Director, Software AG
  • "Kevin Lerner provided best-in-class services when hired to work on promotional materials for the launch of a key product at Motorola. The expertise and quality that he brought to the project were second to none and as a result, he delivered a top-notch presentation that was quickly adopted throughout the organization. Kevin is great to work with, delivers on time, is a great team player and is always willing to go the extra mile."

    Maria Cardoso
  • "Kevin has been a working with Cox Communications to deliver world-class PowerPoint presentation visuals since 2009. His ability to meet our specific needs, timeframe, and budgets has been exceptional. His professional interaction with our team reflects his deep expertise in the industry, superior presentation design skills, and commitment to superior service."

    Jonathan Freeland
    VP, Video Marketing at Cox Communications
  • "Kevin is an enthusiastic, creative, and passionate presentation guru. Our company was impressed and felt the value of his training in 2013 that he was invited again recently to again share his knowledge. Both times he has been energetic and addressed many areas for presentation development. From planning to follow-up Kevin is personable and easygoing, motivating our teams to take their presentations to the next level."

    Yoshimi Kawashima
    Project Coordinator, Nissin International
  • "Kevin helped me immensely improve my presentation slides development, from tips & tricks to aesthetics, all with the intent of getting the message across crisply and creatively. I've already received praise for decks that incorporate the skills obtained from his training. I highly recommend Kevin's services."

    Era Prakash
    General Electric
  • "The PowerPresentations seminar opened my eyes to all the limitless possibilities in presenting."

    Leah Gordillo
    Saint Francis Medical Center
  • "Kevin was a pleasure to work with. He was well-prepared and was an excellent example on how to give effective presentations."

    Seminar participant
  • "The PowerPresentations seminar gave us the tools we need in order to create effective presentations that sizzle."

    Seminar participant
  • "Kevin has always had vision, creativity, and enthusiasm for his professional and works tirelessly perfecting whatever he is working on."

    Marty Smith
    Zenith Goldine Pharmaceuticals
  • "[Kevin and The Presentation Team have] always delivered 110% in terms of meeting our objectives for finished product and budget"

    Paul Price
    Watsco Corp.
  • "I had more people come up to me after I spoke, commenting on the visuals you created, than I did on the subject matter!"

    Andy Smith
    Smith & Robb Advertising
  • "By working together, we have been able to substantially improve the quality of services and products originating from our department"

    Myrlene Clifford
  • "As a Fortune 1000 company, we sought to produce a classy, yet conservative presentation for our shareholders. It was evident that you and your team listened to our thoughts as you developed the presentation..."

    Will Flower
    Republic Services
  • "We were told by the customer's selection committee the presentation of our solution was the deciding factor in NextiraOne winning a five-year contract valued at over $35 million at Miami International Airport"

    William McGlashan
  • "Your presentation added an extra dimension to the program and was very well-received."

    Tom Feltenstein
    Neighborhood Marketing Institute
  • "Kevin is an excellent speaker, effective team worker, passionate about his craft, enthusiastic, well-organized and reliable."

    Marilyn K. Volker
  • "Lant & Associates will never look as good as we do today - because of the relationship we created with The Presentation Team.  'We came...You pushed...and We are flying!' "

    Tom Lant
    Lant & Associates
  • “Kevin is a professional. He did a complete overhaul of my power point presentations and I have had excellent results with his work. He was on time, he sent as many betas as was necessary until we got a great final outcome.” 

    Joachim dePosada
  • "Your expertise in the filed of PowerPoint and general presentation techniques helped elevate us to the level necessary to beat the competition."

    Mike Geary
    James Pirtle Construction
  • "The contrast between the old version and The Presentation Team's version is like night and day."

    Keith A. Bostian, Ph.D
    Iconix Pharmaceuticals
  • "Kevin and his team never failed. The persistence and discipline enabled my projects and other others to be completed in a quality fashion."

    Kent Rodgers
    I2 Technologies
  • "Every day, someone, somewhere, is viewing the training presentations you and your team created for HelmsBriscoe. Indeed, this interactive 12-module PowerPoint presentation has become a powerful tool for our sales team, and has helped HelmsBriscoe in achieving our mission."

    Kari Moberg
    Helms Briscoe
  • “I came into a new position but inherited a lifeless ppt presentation. Kevin and his team reworked my ppt and turned it into a powerful presentation tool for me . . . which I used without much need for revision for several years. Kevin's great. He's that good.” 

    Greg Kreuziger
  • "One of the things I appreciate most about our relationship is peace of mind.  Your team has the latest technology and knoweledge, yet maintains old-fashioned respect for your customers." 

    Kathy Watkins
  • "Your dedication, diligence and professionalism was very much appreciated and helped us achieve a complete multimedia presentation including voiceover all in a 4 day period."

    Jennifer Cassandra
    Designline Construction Services
  • "Over the past twelve months, your dedication has demonstrated a true commitment to a common goal."

    Adam LaWare
    DePuy Spine
  • “Kevin redesigned PowerPoint slides for clients of mine, as well as some of my own slides. As an executive presentation coach for nearly 25 years, I'm very picky. Everything he did looks great.” 

    David Greenberg
  • "We worked well together; his work style was relaxed yet focused, and our email and frequent phone calls helped us to communicate clarly and timely."

    Sherry Alumbaugh
    Data Solutions
  • "You and your team hit the mark with what you delivered.  Many thanks for your outstanding customer service and design ideas."

    Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D.
    Corporate Coaching International
  • “I have worked with Kevin for over 15 years. He has consistently distinguished himself not only as a creative expert but a valuable business partner. There have been many times I needed someone with excellent creative skills to help me take complex business issues and make them simple and easy for high level professionals. Kevin never failed me and always exceeded my expectations. I was very impressed with his commitment level and do "whatever" it takes attitude. I recommend Kevin as a valuable and creative business partner.” 

    Bruce Frcek
  • "The City of Oakland Park has successfully received the ranking for grant money it was seeking thanks in part to the great presentation that the Presentation Team created.  Thank you for your hard work, creativity, and expertise in brinking this dynamic video presentation to life."

    Stan Brown
    Ambit Marketing Communications
  • "Kevin brought a high level of creativity, enthusiasm, and deep multmedia experience to our team.  He worked dillegently with the team to produce an outstanding proposal which we subsequently won."

    Jeffrey Keller
  • “Kevin has on more than one occasion taken on a project for me and provided a great product when my budget was limited. I felt he had my best interest at heart at all times.”

    Derrick Witt
    Corporate Fitness & Wellness
  • “Kevin is a high energy, creative professional very focused on achieving customer goals. I enjoyed working with him very much and would recommend him without question.”

    Ellen Mughal
  • “Kevin brings a great deal or knowledge and professionalism into his presentations. He conveys valuable information to his attendees that prove beneficial in their day-to-day operations within their own organizations.”

    Jeff Parrish