Sample PowerPoints

Check out the sample PowerPoint presentations below, one from a student and one from a professional. Think about what works well for you and what strategies you might be able to model in your own presentations.

In the student sample, though the presentation is simple, the images add to the overall purpose of the presentation, and the student has listed references at the end of the presentation. This is a common requirement for college assignment presentation.

Click on the image below to view a PDF of the sample student presentation.

sample PowerPoint presentation

In the professional sample, you’ll notice animations, smooth transitions, and content that appears in stages. Though this kind of presentation may be difficult for a novice, this sample can give you an idea of what PowerPoint is capable of and how you can use the many features of the software to tell your story.

Pure Presentation. (2011, April 15). Great PowerPoint example - solar power [Video]. YouTube.

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