Module 10 Discussion: Infographics and Custom Shapes

This discussion can be found in Google Docs: Business Communication Skills for Managers Discussion: Infographics and Custom Shapes

To make your own copy to edit:

  • If you want a Google Doc: in the file menu of the open document, click “Make a copy.” This will give you your own Google Doc to work from.
  • If you want a PDF or Word file: in the file menu of the open document, click “Download” and select the file type you would like to have (note: depending on the file type you select, the formatting could get jumbled).
  • Instructions for faculty to paste the content into their LMS are located in the course resource pages.


In this PowerPoint module, we discussed a variety of visual tricks and tips such as inserting images and creating SmartArt graphics. With these tools and a little cleverness, you can also create your very own infographics!

Watch the first video below:

Now consider these questions: What applications might the techniques in this video have? How can you improve your presentations with this feature? Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.

If you are interested in learning more, here are some other videos that build upon the first video to finish creating the infographic: