Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations

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Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations

Giving a presentation can be a stomach-wrenching experience – not only do you have to speak in public, but you also have to create a PowerPoint slide show to accompany you. Whether you have to convey data at a staff meeting, convince the board to implement your great idea, or market your company by doing a brief training, you can do it with less agony and more professionalism by applying the skills learned in this course. Learn how to use PowerPoint as a valuable tool to organize your presentation, present your ideas clearly and concisely, and actively engage your audience. At the same time, apply key concepts of adult learning theory and helpful hints about public speaking to create a polished, professional presentation that helps you shine.

Understand how adults learn

  • Understand the ways adults learn
  • Incorporate adult learning theory in preparing your presentation
  • Analyze your audience to improve your communication
  • Avoid death by PowerPoint

Put together a polished presentation

  • Learn presentation do’s and don’ts
  • Use a 7-step process to prepare your presentation
  • Review important pointers to polish your presentation
  • Find out how to use Powerpoint as a tool, not a crutch

Add Pizzazz to Your Presentation

  • Use appropriate humor
  • Utilize helpful hints about public speaking
  • Incorporate stories and anecdotes to engage your audience