Presenting data clearly is basic to good science. Doing
it effectively takes application, skill and practice. It is
a learned skill; it is not intuitive. This two day program enables
you to deliver papers at professional meetings or to present
data to groups of scientific peers or non-professionals in a
dynamic and informative way. Without training, and usually because
of anxiety, many presenters develop very common bad habits and
poor practices which fail to support their message and often
detract from it. This program teaches you a series of easily
learned and unique techniques to avoid these common mistakes,
control your anxiety and focus your energy in support of your
You Will Learn How To:
Each new skill is learned and practiced by making brief presentations.
As they accumulate, they are integrated into subsequent presentations
and practiced until all have been covered.
The learning is facilitated by videotaping of all presentations with
immediate viewing by the learner, peer feedback and instructor coaching.
- Control your nervousness and channel your energy productively
- Control the pace of your presentation
- Maintain real contact with the audience, gesture appropriately and speak at the correct presentation volume
- Design visual aids that support the message, to use them skillfully and smoothly
- Ask and answer questions with control
You Will Benefit By:
Who Should Attend:
- Preparing a presentation using a format appropriate to the message and that is well-paced in terms of time and content
- Staying in constant personal contact with the audience
- Applying the appropriate volume, inflection, 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 of the message
Anyone who is charged with making presentations in scientific or
technical fields should attend this seminar. Anyone who wants to turn boring content
into a dynamic presentation cannot miss this dynamic course.