Effective Presentation

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 100

Without a dynamic and coherent presentation, even stellar ideas can fail to convince your audience. In this course, you will learn active listening skills to facilitate the exchange of ideas in meetings and presentations. You will also organize your ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations, while also utilizing available visual aids and using public-speaking techniques to strengthen your delivery. You will also prepare strategies for business meetings and learn to conduct meetings efficiently.

Module 1: Fundamentals of presentation

  • Effective presentations
  • Planning a presentation

Module 2: Audience analysis and supporting material

  • Audience analysis
  • Supporting materials

Module 3: Building presentations

  • Build presentations
  • Develop an introduction
  • Organize the body of the presentation
  • Effective conclusion

Module 4: Presentation mechanics

  • Visual aids
  • Understand visual aids

Module 5: Presentation process

  • Extemporaneous speaking
  • Preparation for speaking
  • Deliver a presentation
  • Nonverbal communication

Module 6: Question-and-answer session

  • Handle questions effectively
  • Handle challenging questions

Module 7: Fundamentals of persuasion

  • Understand persuasion
  • Organize a persuasive presentation
  • Methods of persuasion

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following Element K courses or have equivalent knowledge:

  • Business Writing: From Email to Business Proposals
  • Grammar Essentials
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003: Levels 1, 2, and 3
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: Levels 1, 2, and 3