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Presentation Skills Workshop

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.

Seminar Number: 02868

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Course Scheduling & Pricing

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.

  •   Classroom1 Day(s)
    0.6 CEU
 

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.

  • 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
  • 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

Special Feature

PRE-WORK REQUIRED 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.

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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American Management Association (AMA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). AMA complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, AMA is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

Classroom Schedule

13 Sessions Available

  • $1,245.00 Non Members
  • $1,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,037.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-04-29 2019-04-29 Apr 29, 2019 1 Days MA Boston 02110-1817 Boston Register Now

  2019-05-16 2019-05-16 May 16, 2019 1 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-05-30 2019-05-30 May 30, 2019 1 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-06-10 2019-06-10 Jun 10, 2019 1 Days CA Los Angeles 90045 Los Angeles Register Now

  2019-07-26 2019-07-26 Jul 26, 2019 1 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-08-22 2019-08-22 Aug 22, 2019 1 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-09-12 2019-09-12 Sep 12, 2019 1 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-09-17 2019-09-17 Sep 17, 2019 1 Days MA Boston 02110 Boston Register Now

  2019-10-04 2019-10-04 Oct 4, 2019 1 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-11-01 2019-11-01 Nov 1, 2019 1 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-11-15 2019-11-15 Nov 15, 2019 1 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-12-02 2019-12-02 Dec 2, 2019 1 Days MA Boston 02110 Boston Register Now

  2019-12-13 2019-12-13 Dec 13, 2019 1 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

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