9001 – The Art of Impactful PresentationsDownload Course Outline
Title: The Art of Impactful Presentations 9001; 3 days, Instructor-led
Description: Effective delivery of targeted and engaging presentations is both a skill and an art. The Art of Impactful Presentations workshop provides insight into the science of public speaking/presentations and the art of winning and maintaining the attention of a diverse audience. Content includes basic but critical theory, necessary building blocks, and plenty of tips and tricks for improving presentations. Practical, hands-on exercises will help turn theory into practice and enhance presentation performance.
At Course Completion: To maximize both learning and the assimilation of the workshop principles, some course pre-work is required. Each participant will be required to prepare a short demonstration presentation to share with the group on Day 3; time will be provided during Day 1 and Day 2 schedules to allow participants to work on editing and/or rehearsing their presentations.
Audience & Prerequisites: This workshop is for anyone wishing to improve their ability to effectively present information in a business environment. Novice and seasoned presenters will find value from participation in this workshop.
Course Outline Details: Module 1: Getting Started • Welcome and Introductions Module 2: Presentation “Theory” • Critical presentation components • Developing a clear objective • Leveraging the entire presentation skills toolkit Module 3: “The Audience and the Performance” • A single sentence is the solution • Knowing – and building a presentation for – your audience Module 4: “It’s All in the Basics” • The basics of communication – a simple foundation • Presentation organization and structure • The impact of communication styles Module 5: Compelling Content • What to share/how to share it? • What I say vs. What they see and hear • Building dialogue and trust Module 6: Energy & Engagement • Attracting and maintaining interest • Practical passion at work Module 7: The Art of Storytelling • Imagination and Image-ination • Fact or Fiction? • The eye of the beholder Module 8: Making the Most of Presentation Aids • Design, content, and deployment • Sights and sounds • Breaking bad habits Module 9: The Non-Negotiables of an Impactful Presentation • Dealing with anxiety and fear • Practicing good practice techniques • Dealing with the tough question Module 10: The Art of the Critique • How to give and receive effective and constructive criticism Module 11: Your Turn! • Rules of the road • Demonstration presentations • Feedback
Brand: Professional Development