Presentation - Delivering an Effective Presentation
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COURSE LENGTH: 1/2

COURSE COST: $175.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 12:00pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This 1/2 day course will teach you to have confident, enthusiastic, and persuasive presentations. With an emphasis on the need for preparation and practice, this course provides guidance on how to organize, create, and deliver effective presentations. Conquer your fear of public speaking. Prepare and deliver well organized presentations. Capture and maintain audience interest.

Presenting information clearly and effectively is a key skill to get your message or opinion across and, today, presentation skills are required in almost every field. Instructor: George Diorio

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

Student, administrator or executive, if you wish to start up your own business, apply for a grant or stand for an elected position.

  

Course is subject to minimum enrollment to run. Courseware cost is not included in course cost. For more details, please contact: learn@vtec.org or call: 207.775.0244.

COURSE TOPICS:


Introduction
Topic A: What is the Purpose of the Presentation?
Topic A: What is the Purpose of the Presentation?

Expectations
Topic A: What Does the Audience Expect?
Topic B: How Expensive if the Presentation?
Topic C: What Would Constitute a Great Outcome?

Preparation - Prime Areas of Focus
Topic A: Make a PACT
Topic B: Purpose
Topic C: Audience
Topic D: Content
Topic E: Tailor

Basics of Preparation
Topic A: Use the Tell Them Formula
Topic A: Use the Tell Them Formula
Topic C: Identify a Few Key Points
Topic D: Provide Content and Context
Topic E: Be Ready for Questions
Topic E: Be Ready for Questions

The Reality of Preparation
The Reality of Preparation
Topic B: Seek a Second Opinion
Topic C: Don't Memorize
Topic D: Provide Content and Context
Topic E: Expect the Unexpected
Topic F: Practice and Time It
Topic G: Edit Ruthlessly if Appropriate

How Will the Audience Receive It?
Topic A: Methods of Delivery
Topic B: Visual Tools
Topic C: Pace and Flow
Topic C: Pace and Flow
Topic E: Have a Plan B

The Big Day
Topic A: Prepare to Prepare
Topic B: Quality Assurance
Topic C: Can You Hear Me Now?
Topic D: Test Plan A and Plan B
Topic D: Test Plan A and Plan B

Showtime! Keys to Effective Delivery
Topic A: Make it Conversational
Topic B: Use the 'Grandmother' Test
Topic C: Avoid Rambling and 'Reruns'
Topic D: Hit Your Targets (Again and again)
Topic E: Mute 'Filler' Words
Topic F: Stay aware of Time and Pace

Advanced Delivery Skills
Topic A: Making Eye Contact
Topic A: Making Eye Contact
Topic C: Gestures and Movement
Topic D: Increase Pace Discretely (if necessary)
Topic E: Care about the Audience

Success Tips and Tricks
Topic A: Dealing with Nervousness
Topic B: In the Moment Tips
Topic C: Go From Good to Great
Topic D: The Delivery Triangle
Topic E: Own the Room
Topic F: Visualize Success
Topic G: Involve Them
Topic H: Don't Apologize
Topic I: Secrets of Great Facilitators

Problems and Solutions
Topic A: Common Problems of Inexperienced Presenters
Topic B: Easy Solutions for Common Problems

Summary and Next Steps
Topic A: Summary of Key Points
Topic B: Resources
Topic C: Building Skills