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Preparing Content for Powerful Presentations

Length
4 hours

Overview
This is a course for individual contributors and managers who want to improve their ability to get messages across to management in project review and project proposal presentations. By examining the differing perspectives of business-focused and technology-focused people, you’ll learn to focus your presentation on the results you want to achieve and condense it for effective communication to sponsors, executives and customers – those with the power to advance your project and your career.

 

Key Topics
Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Follow a process to prepare concise and effective presentations
  • Explore the differing perspectives of business managers and technology-focused audiences
  • Translate technical terminology into business benefits
  • Identify the desired outcome of the presentation in terms of audience response
  • Develop an effective strategy and presentation format to achieve goals
  • Condense content into a memorable message, appropriate to the level and interests of the audience
  • Focus on high-value information – recommendations, evaluations, breakthroughs and surprises – rather than simply doing a “data dump”
  • Develop an interest-building opening and a decisive closing
  • Organize and prepare presentation materials for lean and effective slides

 

Reviews

This class explores how to make presentations interesting and effective in a highly beneficial and valueable manner.– Futurewei Technology, Staff Engineer

I would recommend this class to all colleagues whose job involves customer engagements at technical or sales levels. It has great examples of specific presentations throughout the course.– Lumentum Operations, Engineering Manager

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.

This course is available only by special request in this geography. Please give us a call today at 1-408-441-8881 or send us an email using the contact form on this site.