Making presentations and speeches is part being an executive.
Most executives also have had no formal training in presentation
techniques because they acquired their positions based on their
technical or managerial skills. Without training, and usually
because of anxiety, they often develop some common bad habits
and poor practices that seriously detract from the quality of
their presentations. This seminar teaches a series of easily
learned and unique techniques to help executives avoid these
common mistakes and focus their message.
You Will Learn How To:
New skills are learned and practiced in sequence.
Once learned, they are integrated into subsequent
practice presentations until all have been covered.
The teaching is assisted by videotaping of all presentations
with immediate viewing by the learner, peer feedback and instructor coaching.
- Reduce discomfort and channel your nervous energy productively
- Control the pace of your presentation
- Maintain real contact with the audience
- Gesture appropriately and speak at the correct presentation volume
- Design and handle visual aids that support your message skillfully
- Ask and answer questions with control
You Will Benefit By:
Who Should Attend:
- Preparing a formal presentation using a well-designed format appropriate to the message
- Making a presentation that is well-paced in terms of time and content
- Staying in constant personal contact with the audience
- Applying the appropriate volume, energy and gestures to your presentations
- Designing and utilizing visual aids so they stimulate interest and support the message
- Always appearing poised, authoritative and in control
Any middle manager or SES level Federal employee would greatly benefit
from this course to improve his or her ability to present material in a clear and concise manner.