In every business organization, meetings with set agendas take place. These agendas define the key purpose of conducting a meeting and help business professionals cover important topics during the meeting. To layout the key business topics to be addressed in a business meeting or a conference, professionals prefer using Agenda Templates. It sets a context of what to expect from the presentation for the audience. Therefore, it is important to have an effective Agenda Slide.
An Agenda Template is an efficient tool used to plan agendas or key topics for business meetings and events. These templates provide a default framework for agenda-setting of your various business meetings and presentations. These templates can be used to:
Agenda Templates can be designed in different formats to meet the objective of the business presentation. A few different types of Agenda templates are:
To create a PowerPoint agenda slide in PowerPoint, follow the below-mentioned steps.
Step 1. Divide your presentation into different segments and assign a name to each segment. For example - Introduction - Business Review - Sales Forecast - Profit Margins - Improvements.
Instead of plainly mentioning the segment names, make them visually appealing by using modern-looking shapes and icons. Let’s see how.
Step 2. From the Shapes drop-down menu, choose the Rounded Corners rectangle under the category of Rectangles. Increase or decrease the rounded corners according to your need by dragging the yellow dot near the border of the rectangle.
In this example, we have made five segments. Therefore, we need five rectangle shapes. Each rectangle shape will denote one of our segments.
Select the rectangle and press Ctrl + D to make copies of the rectangle shape.
Step 3. Stack and align the shapes as per your need. To get some idea as to how you can place the shapes in an aesthetic and schematic manner, check out this agenda slide examples.
After your shapes have been locked in place, you can change their color by selecting the shape and going to Shape Format.
Step 4. Double-click on the shape to write the name of the corresponding segment on your shape.
Step 5. To make your PowerPoint agenda slide look more eye-catching and modern, you can use some vector icons by going to Insert > Icons. If you can’t find the icon you are looking for, you can browse through our collection of vector icons that are easily customizable.
Place the Icons on the ends of the rectangle shapes. Recolor and resize them accordingly.
Now you have a great agenda slide that you can use to make a mark on your audience.