Effective Presentations

Effective Presentations One Day - Instructor-led

The ability to deliver presentations is vital to achieving advancement for yourself and for your ideas. Few skills in life will contribute to your success as much as presentation skills. Without a dynamic and coherent presentation, even stellar ideas can fail to convince your audience. In this course, you will learn to 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.

 Course Outline

Lesson 1: Defining Presentation Effectiveness

  • Identify Qualities of Effective Presentations
  • Evaluate Yourself as a Presenter


Lesson 2: Planning Presentations

  • Analyze the Audience
  • Establish Your Presentation's Objectives


Lesson 3: Designing the Presentation

  • Create the Presentation Structure
  • Organize the Presentation Body
  • Write the Conclusion First
  • Write the Introduction


Lesson 4: Developing the Presentation Body

  • Select Evidence
  • Write the Presentation Body
  • Create Visuals


Lesson 5: Creating Supporting Materials

  • Create a Slide Deck
  • Create Speaker Aids
  • Create Audience Handouts


Lesson 6: Preparing for Your Presentation

  • Rehearse the Presentation
  • Plan Event Logistics


Lesson 7: Delivering Presentations

  • Connect with Your Audience
  • Present Powerfully
  • Utilize a Slide Deck Effectively


Lesson 8: Conducting a Question-and-Answer Session

  • Answer Questions
  • Handle Challenging Questions


Lesson 9: Presenting in Common Business Scenarios

  • Plan and Deliver a Virtual Presentation
  • Plan and Deliver Group Presentations