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Management Concepts

Briefing and Presentation Skills

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May 8—10
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1039
USD 346 per day
May 29—31
3 days
Tysons, Virginia, United States
USD 1039
USD 346 per day
Jun 12—14
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1039
USD 346 per day
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For many, public speaking is an anxiety-inducing part of their work. Given that this daunting task is a responsibility for nearly every professional, how will you ensure that you’re communicating clearly and confidently? Learn to create and organize content, to write compelling introductions, and ultimately to anticipate audience needs. Apply best practices, practice delivery techniques, and select appropriate visual aids to make sure your next presentation is less intimidating, more effective, and well-received.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze the characteristics of effective briefings and presentations
  • Prepare for delivering different types of briefings and presentations
  • Develop a natural speaking presence for delivering presentations
  • Use compelling visuals and stories to engage your audience
  • Deliver an effective presentation using industry best practices

Course Topics

Introduction to Briefings and Presentations

  • Expectations of Effective Briefings and Presentations
  • Evaluating Briefings and Presentations

Preparing for Briefings and Presentations

  • Planning for Presentations
  • Preparing for Different Presentation Types

Delivery Skills and Challenges

  • Addressing Fears and Managing Expectations
  • Establishing a Speaking Presence

Making Presentations Memorable

  • Incorporating Visual Aids
  • Involving the Audience
  • Presenting Memorable Stories

Capstone: Delivering Effective Presentations

  • Presenting to Your Peers

Who should attend

This course is designed for individuals who want to improve the quality and impact of their briefings and presentations.

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