Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills

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Today’s quick-paced and fluid work environment can mean fast and frequently unexpected organizational changes, greater responsibilities, and new projects and initiatives. Being a confident, polished speaker is not only necessary, but well advised in order to communicate such matters effectively and persuasively. This 3-day seminar offers presentation tips and strategies to help you develop your presentation skills and learn how to present your ideas with conviction, control and poise—and without fear. You’ll gain the specific presentation skills and direction you need to become comfortable with your own style. And you’ll receive expert advice on how to handle especially challenging situations. Most important, you’ll gain effective presentation skills by making actual presentations.

How Will you Benefit?

  • Tailor your presentation to your audience
  • Use relaxation techniques to overcome nervousness
  • Learn how to project your voice and use pauses to dramatize your point
  • Expertly handle difficult questions and situations
  • Communicate with clarity and conviction
  • Gain confidence in your presentation skills

What You Will Learn

Balancing Verbal and Nonverbal Messages

  • Practice nonverbal impact skills to reduce nervousness and to engage the attention of your listeners
  • Make your content clearer and more memorable

Developing and Organizing Presentation Content

  • Create an audience profile and set presentation parameters
  • Condense a speech outline into notes you can speak from

Preparing to Give the Presentation

  • Get expert presentation tips on rehearsing, adhering to a time frame and speaking from notes
  • Reduce stress and speaker’s anxiety

Using Visual Aids and Support Materials

  • Describe the purpose of visual aids and support materials
  • Identify tips for effective composition of visual content and speaker aids

Handling Questions from the Audience

  • Explain the importance of the question-and-answer session
  • Respond professionally to questions from the audience

Managing the Presentation Environment

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different room setups
  • Be able to anticipate, avoid and handle equipment problems

Who Should Attend

Everyone who needs to develop their presentation skills, speak in front of groups or sell ideas to others and has little or no presentation experience.

CE Credits: 1.8

For Classroom, Live Online, and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA OnDemand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed—At AMA, we guarantee the quality of our seminars. In fact, 98% of our participants say they would recommend the course they have taken to their colleagues. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with a seminar for which you have paid, AMA will give you credit toward another seminar of comparable price or will refund your fee.

We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

American Management Association

American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success.

Challenging situations require a trusted partner.AMA’s mission and approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—“learning through doing”—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career journey. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including seminars, webcasts and podcasts, conferences, corporate and government solutions, business books and research.

Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.

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Class Fee: $2,345

  Jan 24, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018
  Mar 26, 2018 - Mar 28, 2018
  May 21, 2018 - May 23, 2018
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Class Type: In Person
Age: Adults
Inventory: 10 seats available
Location
American Management Association
AMA San Francisco Center 55 4th St
San Francisco, CA 94103-3156

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Reviews of American Management Association

(3 Reviews)
Anthony S.
09/08/2017
Attended: Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills
Anthony S. gave this class 4 out of 5 Connect2Classes stars.
Heather M.
08/30/2017
Attended: Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills
I enjoyed the class and learned a great deal
Alejandro S.
08/30/2017
Attended: Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills
She is very professional and very easy to follow.