Online Instructor-Led Presentation Fundamentals Training
Tighter Talks: Fundamental Strategies for Streamlining Content and Delivering Stronger Presentations
Available Formats: Virtual Classroom Course
This presentation skills short course will:
Highlight best practices for designing a presentation.
Suggest tools for organizing ideas.
Offer a methodology for converting headings to headlines.
Share tips for reducing nervousness and speaking with passion.
This online, instructor-led presentation skills training course provides people with concrete tools for streamlining information and delivering content with purpose and passion. The two-hour program is ideally suited for groups without a lot of time, organizations seeking an information-packed session for a conference, and teams that could benefit from a solid survey course. It pulls key information from our longer courses that address presentation design and delivery independently.
At this program’s conclusion, participants should be able to:
Tailor a presentation’s content and format to meet an audience’s needs.
Articulate a presentation’s purpose and main point.
Use an answer-first framework.
Create a story map.
Convert headings to headlines.
Follow a one-story-per-slide guideline.
Avoid common mistakes when creating slides.
Leverage primacy and recency.
Increase understanding when presenting data slides.
Use body language and vocal inflection to enhance messages and reduce nervousness.
Look Who’s Listening: The Audience
Discuss What Matters: Audience-Centric Content
Design Better Decks: Visual Support
Deliver with Confidence: Practice, Passion, and Performance
By the conclusion of the end of this web-based training course, participants should be able to organize their thoughts, identify their presentation goals, and focus on what matters to an audience.
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