Create a simple diagram showing filtering process in PowerPoint. The diagram will help you convey your business ideas powerfully.
Where do you use Filter Diagram in your Business presentations?
Filtering process is a widely used concept in business presentations. Whether it is a HR Presentation talking about the recruitment of personnel for your organization, or a Sales Training about identifying your ideal customer from among a number of potential prospects – you use ‘filtering’ process everywhere.
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Unfortunately, there is no good diagram option in PowerPoint SmartArt to communicate the idea. The closest option you see here doesn’t communicate the filtering process effectively.
What is the way out?
In this article, you will learn to create a simple filter chart that communicates the ‘filtering process’ effectively. You can create this diagram in no time and use custom animation to convey your message effectively.
This is how the filter diagram template looks when finished:
Let us learn to create this easy diagram in a step by step way.
1. Create the levels
Go to Auto shapes menu and draw a rectangle to represent a filtering layer. Name the layer with relevant text. Make copies of the rectangle and name them appropriately.
Select all the rectangles -> go to Arrange -> Align -> Align centre and distribute vertically.
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2. Draw arrows to show filtration
The next step is to draw a small arrow pointing downwards. This would conceptually represent the ‘object’ that goes through the filtration process. Make copies of the arrow and paste them between layers. Make sure that the number of arrows reduces at each stage.
Make sure that you align all the arrows in a row using ‘Align middle’ option. Also use ‘Distribute horizontally’ option to give equal space between the arrows. It is these small things that make your diagram look professional.
Finally, when you write relevant text and add a title to the slide, your diagram template looks complete:
You can create variations of the filter chart depending on your PowerPoint skill levels and time available:
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More Filter concepts in business presentations:
It is surprising to see the number of basic business concepts that are not even considered in PowerPoint SmartArt tool. As a business presenter, you need as many diagram options as possible to communicate your business ideas effectively. You wouldn’t want to create all your diagrams from the scratch – each time you start building your slide deck.
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