Professional Presentation Skills
Jerry Seinfeld’s assertion that making presentations is our number one fear and death is second on the list; “If you are at a funeral then you would rather be in the box than giving the eulogy!” If you get the joke but need to improve your presentation skills then read on!
- Design your presentation with an audience-focused approach
- Eliminate wasted time and effort by using an efficient 7-step development process
- Enhance your delivery skills and present with confidence.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
All those tasked with building and delivering a formal or semi-formal, stand-up presentation, including engineers, accountants, lawyers, scientists, trainers and anyone selling change.
- Knowing your audience
- Determining objectives
- Planning logistics
- Avoid data dumps
- Time-saving 7 step process
- Confidence-building structure and flow
- Attention-getting openings
- Powerful closing statements
- Master visual, verbal and vocal aspects of communication
- Lead productive Question and Answer sessions (Q&A)
- Manage nervousness
- Respond competently to challenges
- Prework in design phase
- 8 classroom hours in modules
- Video and feedback of practice exercises
- Learning by Doing!
NO MORE DATA DUMPS!
NO MORE DEATH BY POWERPOINT!
NO MORE COMA-INDUCING MEETINGS!
NO MORE WINGING IT!
NO MORE GOING LONG!
NO MORE READING FROM THE DECK!
NO MORE PRESENTATION JITTERS!
NOTE: This is not a PowerPoint software class however you will receive instruction on how to use visual aids including slides, handouts, props etc. to best advantage.
By strict definition a slideshow is not a presentation. Slide decks are visual aids which can support your presentation, not BE the presentation unless it is for archiving purposes or remote viewing.