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Learn some tips and tricks for good oral presentations, how to use PowerPoint to your best advantage (layouts, transitions, colors, graphics), and when and how to use other media (embedded videos, web links, music).


TARGET AUDIENCE:
This course is intended for individuals who want to improve presentation skills.


COURSE OUTLINE:


Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Creating the Program

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

Choosing Your Delivery Methods

  • Basic Methods
  • Advanced Methods
  • Basic Criteria to Consider

Verbal Communication Skills

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

Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body Language
  • It’s Not What You Say, it’s How You Say It

Overcoming Nervousness

  • Preparing Mentally
  • Physical Relaxation Techniques
  • Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

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

Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

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

Wow 'Em with the Whiteboard

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

Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

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

Pumping it Up a Notch

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

Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations


Virtual Presentation Skills Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet. The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.

There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.

This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students. You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text. Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.

The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.

Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.

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