MASTERING PRESENTATION SKILLS

DELIVERY MODE

In-Person
OVERVIEW

The ability to communicate well and present ideas effectively is a critical success factor for any professional. This comprehensive program covers the four key areas relevant to impactful business presentations. Class size is limited to 12 to ensure lasting change through optimal coaching and practice time.

 

KEY TOPICS

Behavioral Effectiveness

  • Eliminate distracting idiosyncrasies and nervousness
  • Strengthen presence
  • Project confidence and conviction
  • Use effective eye contact, gestures, posture, use of space, pausing and voice
  • Identify and develop personal style

 

Clear and Memorable Content

  • Deliver succinct, persuasive, listener-focused messages
  • Optimize opening and closing statements
  • Streamline preparation utilizing the Message Map
  • Make key information memorable with examples, story, analogy and references
  • Design viewer-friendly visuals and slides

 

Listener Adaptability

  • Customize presentation for intended audience
  • Expand or contract information to match time constraints
  • Prioritize for emphasis of key messages
  • Practice in formal, informal, seated and standing settings

 

Interaction Management<

  • Cultivate and encourage interaction
  • Handle difficult questions and challenges, using the “ART” model
  • Stay on track and reinforce key messages
  • Defuse hostility