Presentation Skills Workshop

American Management Association

How long?

  • 1 day
  • in person, online

American Management Association

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Who should attend

Everyone who needs to develop their presentation skills, speak in front of groups or sell ideas to others, and has little or no presentation experience.

About the course

Transform yourself from inexperienced speaker to skilled presenter.

In this 1-day seminar, you’ll learn to communicate effectively and persuasively and become comfortable with your own style. Develop key presentation skills and learn how to present your ideas with conviction, control, and poise—and without fear. Plus receive expert advice on how to handle especially challenging situations. Best of all, you’ll gain confidence by making presentations.

How You Will Benefit

  • Tailor your presentation to your audience
  • Use relaxation techniques to overcome nervousness
  • Learn how to project your voice and use pauses to dramatize your point
  • Expertly handle difficult questions and situations
  • Communicate with clarity and conviction
  • Gain confidence in your presentation skills

What You Will Cover

  • Balancing verbal and nonverbal messages so content is clear and memorable and you engage listeners
  • Developing and organizing presentation content using an audience profile and set presentation parameters
  • Turning a speech outline into notes
  • Preparing to give the presentation by rehearsing, adhering to a time frame, and speaking from notes
  • Reducing stress and speaker's anxiety
  • Using visual aids and support materials
  • Handling questions from the audience
  • Managing the presentation environment so you can anticipate, avoid, and handle equipment problems

Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Deliver Your Presentations with Confidence, Clarity, and Conviction
  • Apply the Elements Essential to Planning, Practicing Engagement, and Presenting to Create Effective Presentations
  • Utilize Best Practices to Maximize Your Presentation Strengths and Opportunities for Growth
  • Use Relaxation Techniques to Overcome Nervousness

Plan

  • Organize Your Information, Adhering to a Time Frame
  • Describe the Purpose of Visual Aids and Support Materials
  • Explain the Benefits of Rehearsing and Speaking from Notes
  • Determine How to Use the Elements of This Planning Component to Enhance Your Pre-Work Presentation

Practice Engagement

  • Create Engagement Using Verbal Impact and Interactivity
  • Demonstrate the Synchronization of Verbal and Nonverbal Messages
  • Apply Practice Strategies to Bring Vitality, Interest, and Clarity to Your Presentations

Present

  • Apply Stress Reduction Strategies Before a Presentation
  • Explain the Importance of the Q&A Session
  • Demonstrate How to Respond Professionally to Questions from the Audience

Workshop and Application

  • Incorporate Best Practice Delivery Skills from Morning Sessions into Pre-Work Presentations (Using Your Notes, Worksheets, and Feedback Forms)
  • Deliver Pre-Work Presentations with Q&A Session in Small Group Setting, Recorded and with Feedback

Action Plan

  • Identify Key Changes That Will Impact Presentation Skills Development
  • Determine the Type of Support and Resources Needed to Implement These Changes
  • Ensure That an Action Plan Is Put in Place for Ongoing Improvement

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Presentation Skills Workshop at American Management Association

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