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Power Presentation for Business Professionals

Presentation Skills Training for Managers & Professionals

Program Highlights
In this workshop you will learn how to:

Overcome the dry mouth, nerves and adrenaline rush
Establish rapport and capture & hold their attention
Recover from mistakes, interruptions and memory lapses
Incorporate props, visuals and multimedia to aid - not detract
Look and sound both confident and believable – even when you don’t feel that way
Handle questions with confidence
Use your obstacles to your benefit
How to deliver presentations that inform and persuade
How to start and end on time

As a business professional or manager, speaking is not your only responsibility. Yet is an important one when it comes to conveying your message to the team, your staff or clients. Others will judge your professional abilities on your speaking abilities. It may not seem fair, but that’s the way it is. How can you dramatically improve your effectiveness as a speaker in the least amount of time? This program can help you make those advances that will impact the success of your career, team and organization.

All seminar participants will have the chance to speak & receive constructive feedback.

Outline
Here are some of the main points to be covered.

Fundamentals of effective Speaking
Building your confidence
Presenting with power versus speech making
Using the five quintessential elements for success

The Speech is the thing
Choosing the right language
Tuning in your audience by selecting WIIFM -“What’s in it for me?”
Engaging your audience with anecdotes, questions and quotations
Using notes and cues effectively
Pitfalls and clichés to avoid
Using pacing
Closing with passion and lasting impact

Equipment that supports your message
Integrating overheads, slides and multimedia
Working with lecterns, podiums and stages
Microphones and sound equipment
Getting the most out of flip charts
What to do when equipment fails

Your Body Language speak volumes
Making eye contact to converse with your audience
Build trust and rapport by the way you look and move
Proper breathing, modulation and voice projection
Choosing the appropriate attire
Your hands, arms and legs working for you

Taking charge of your Environment
Choosing and laying out the room and furniture
Achieving the best lighting, sound and background

Proper Preparation prevents poor performance
Questions to ask yourself before and after
Setting and following a timetable for success
Analyzing your audience and adapting to their needs
Preparing to communicate rather than lecture
Practice, practice, practice

Managers & professionals need to present efectively in the boardroom

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