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Training

Build your team’s performance with proposal graphics, solutioning, PowerPoint/presentation, or infographic onsite training from our experienced training staff.

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Make your next presentation, proposal, marketing effort, or seminar be a winner. Convince your audience that you are the best-of-the-best with clear, communicative, compelling graphics and messaging. You have very little time to communicate your message. Graphics speak volumes about you, your company, and your product/service in seconds. If your solutions are the best, then your business materials need to support that assertion.

  • Billion Dollar Graphics
    Learn why graphics matter (graphics ROI); how to turn words and ideas into powerful graphics; and pro design tricks, tips and techniques.
  • Infographics and Visual Storytelling 
    Learn to tell compelling visual stories with infographics.
  • Illustrator
    Learn the secrets of rendering professional graphics in Adobe Illustrator.
  • PowerPoint
    Learn how to quickly make and edit graphics and presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint using a combination of built-in tools and add-ins.
  • Solutioning
    Learn advanced and creative techniques to develop solutions for complex challenges. Solutions are developed and validated through a combination of discovery and creative thinking. Use the solutions in briefings, proposals, education, and marketing and sales materials.

How It Works

One-On-One Training

First, we review your current needs, processes, and goals. Then we share best practices, tips, tricks, and secrets to reach your desired results. Next, we apply what you learned to real-world business situations (e.g., proposal development or presentation design) and get immediate answers to your questions. We tailor the training to meet your needs and will focus on solving your specific challenges.

Group Training

This class uses real-world challenges to educate you and your colleagues on how to achieve your specific goals and mitigate your unique challenges. We will review your company’s current needs, processes, and goals then tailor the training to share best practices, tips, tricks, and secrets to achieve success.

When and Where

Live training can be either at your facility, virtual, or hybrid (at your facility and virtual) to ensure we maximize participation.

Business meeting where a presenter is showing printed diagrams on a whiteboard

*All training is tailored to meet your goals and eliminate your biggest challenges. Select training courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward APMP Accreditation. Classes can be combined.

Training Staff

All training is performed by Mike Parkinson who is an internationally recognized, award-winning visual communication expert. He is a multi-published author, professional trainer, and keynote speaker. He has spearheaded multi-billion dollar projects and created thousands of graphics resulting in billions of dollars in increased revenue for his clients. Mike is a regular contributor for international magazines, newsletters, and a variety of professional websites regarding best practices in visual communication.

Mike has trained business, technical, and design professionals at companies like BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, ManTech International, Northrop Grumman, CSC, Staubach, Verizon, and many more.

Mike Parkinson

Mike Parkinson

Principal / CPP APMP Fellow / Microsoft MVP

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