Course Overview

Course: Presentation Skills

Many studies have found that public speaking is the number one fear amongst most people, outranking flying, snakes, insects, and even death. Ironically, it is also one of the skills that can make or break a person's career. Participants will be provided a strong set of skills that will complement their current presentation skill set.

 

The Presentation Skills course will give participants some presentation skills that will make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable. This course includes topics that participants can look forward to including: creating a compelling program, using various types of visual aids, and engaging the audience.

Presentation Skills

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Course Objectives

  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knock down nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with color
  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilize white boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions, and discussion
workshop-objectives

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives

Module Two: Creating the Program

  • Performing a Needs Analysis
  • Writing the Basic Outline
  • Researching, Writing, and Editing

Module Three: Choosing Your Delivery Methods

  • Basic Methods
  • Advanced Methods
  • Basic Criteria to Consider

Module Four: Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and Hearing: They Aren't the Same Thing
  • Asking Questions
  • Communicating with Power

Module Five: Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body Language
  • It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

Module Six: Overcoming Nervousness

  • Preparing Mentally
  • Physical Relaxation Techniques
Module Seven: Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

  • Required Tools
  • The Advantages of Pre-Writing
  • Using Colors Appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eight: Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

  • Required Tools
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Nine: Wow 'Em with the Whiteboard

  • Traditional and Electronic Whiteboards
  • Required Tools
  • Using Colors Appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Ten: Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

  • Required Tools
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eleven: Pumping it Up a Notch

  • Make Them Laugh a Little
  • Encouraging Discussion
  • Dealing with Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Course Review
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Target Audience: Sales & Marketing Managers & Personnel

 

Price: FREE

NOTE: To qualify for your official BestCorporateAcademy certificate you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or higher before you can purchase your certificate.