Training Class: Presentation Skills

/Training Class: Presentation Skills
Training Class: Presentation Skills 2018-07-23T14:11:14+00:00

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Class Description

Presentation Skills (one and two day options)

Presentation skills of great value to IT professionals, managers and executives at all organizational levels. By their nature, presentations are given you are trying to influence, impress, receive agreement and/or motivate. As a result, the ability to present well in front of others is not the goal, it’s a tool to meet your business and professional objectives.

This class, which is customizable to your business needs, was designed by the past president of National Speakers Association New England and is designed to enhance your business presentation skills, including your preparation, materials (PowerPoint slides, etc.) giving the actual presentation and controlling the room during the process.

Class Topics include:

  • Multiple opportunities to practice giving presentations, included videoed critique
  • Presentation Preparation
    • Who is in the Audience
    • What Your Audience Wants
    • Your Goals from the Presentation
    • What You Want Them to Do
    • Situational Understanding
    • Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
  • PowerPoint Presentation Design
    • Fonts
    • Graphics
    • Text
    • Automation
    • Environmental Considerations
    • Picking a Template
  • Building the Presentation
    • High Level Presentation Structure
    • Introduction Slide
    • Body Types
    • Conclusion / Call to Action
    • Back Slide Strategies
  • Giving Virtual Presentations
    • If New to Virtual Presentations
    • Things Going Against You
    • Ideas to Help Things Run Smoothly
    • Maximize Your Personal Energy
  • Presentation Delivery
    • Practice, Practice, Practice
    • Just Before Your Presentation
    • When Entering the Room
    • Watching Your Audience
    • Watching Yourself
    • Engaging Your Audience
    • Types of Challenging Situations
    • Questions and Answers
  • Gadgets: Effective-Presenter Collection
  • Gadgets: Contingency Collection

Key Take-Aways:

  • How to properly prepare a business presentation
    Insights into your how to improve your presentation style and delivery
    Best practices in PowerPoint design, structure and format

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