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Presentation Skills Workshop

Apr 25, 2017 - 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Hilton Boston Back Bay 40 Dalton St Boston, MA 02115,

ZIP: 02115
Phone: 1-877-566-9441

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

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.

Special Feature

You will need to complete two pre-work exercises and bring them with you to class. Exercise 1: Self-Introduction Worksheet and Exercise 2: Presentation Plan Guidelines -- parameters to follow in order to draft a five-minute presentation.

Throughout the workshop, you will practice and apply what you’ve learned, hone your presentation skills, self-assess and receive feedback, and update and deliver your five-minute pre-work presentation. Your presentations will be recorded for playback and review, so you can see for yourself how you come across to an audience. It's a great way to get instant feedback and helpful recommendations. This recording is yours to keep.



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