Who Should Attend?
Supervisors, managers, professionals, those who have a current or future need to make a presentation.
- The essentials of an effective presentation
- Methods to use in preparing for a presentation
- The importance of making your speech brief
- What you can do to become more organized in your approach to a presentation
- When and how to use visual aids
- How to become more comfortable in front of a group / audience
The focus is on practicing the skills necessary to create and give presentations. Participants learn to convey enthusiasm and confidence while developing a personal style they are comfortable with. Feedback is given by peers in the class. A variety of visual media may be used including video, power point, flip charts, and props. Participants learn simple delivery techniques to control nervousness and speak clearly.
- Defining the objective
- Knowing the audience
- Selecting audio/visual support
- Developing a speaking style
- Organizing the presentation
- Importance of practicing
- Considering the room layout
- Beginning/middle/end of the presentation
- Making the presentation
- Evaluating the performance
From 4-hours to 16 hours depending on amount of in-class practice
Due to the amount of in‑class practicing, and the need for audiovisual resources, a maximum of 15 participants is recommended.