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Effective Presentations

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Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $299

Class Outline:

This course teaches students about creating effective presentations. Students learn how to determine realistic presentation objectives, analyze the audience, use supporting materials effectively, organize a presentation clearly, and successfully incorporate visual aids. Course activities also cover reducing the fear of speaking, remaining calm, appearing relaxed, and improving the delivery of your presentation. Finally, students learn how to assess the audience members and answer their questions, organize a persuasive presentation, and use reasoning and emotional appeals to persuade an audience.

Table Of Contents:
Unit 1: Fundamentals of presentation
Topic A: Effective presentations
Topic B: Planning a presentation

Unit 2: Audience analysis and supporting material
Topic A: Audience analysis
Topic B: Supporting materials

Unit 3: Building presentations
Topic A: Build presentations
Topic B: Develop an introduction
Topic C: Organize the body of the presentation
Topic D: Effective conclusion

Unit 4: Presentation mechanics
Topic A: Visual aids
Topic B: Understand visual aids

Unit 5: Presentation process
Topic A: Extemporaneous speaking
Topic B: Preparation for speaking
Topic C: Deliver a presentation
Topic D: Nonverbal communication

Unit 6: Question-and-answer session
Topic A: Handle questions effectively
Topic B: Handle challenging questions

Unit 7: Fundamentals of persuasion
Topic A: Understand persuasion
Topic B: Organize a persuasive presentation
Topic C: Methods of persuasion