The program is intended for those who are leaders in business, non-government organizations, government, academia or entrepreneurs who would like to learn how to deliver concise, organized, persuasive and powerful presentations.
The objectives of this program are:
- Communicate authority and credibility through enthusiastic verbal and nonverbal delivery. - Learn the Four Keys of an Effective Speaker. - Convert stage fright into positive energy. - Organize your presentation to match the needs of the audience and to achieve your objective. - Design and use effective visual aids. - Listen and respond to difficult questions and challenging audience behavior. - Take command and ensure audience attention. - Speak with increased confidence.
POWER PRESENTATION FOR WOMEN EXECUTIVES Two (2) Day Course Outline
MODULES DESCRIPTION Presenting with Impact The Four Keys of an Effective Speaker: Energy, Credibility, Variety, and Audience Connection Introduction of Participants Get to know one another Discussion of workshop expectations How to Control those Public Speaking Jitters The Causes of stage fright The Signs of nervousness How to use nervousness to add energy to your presentation Tips for Controlling stage fright What to Wear Clothes Jewelry Hair Language Spoken word is less formal than the written word Beware of grammatical errors Catchy titles add interest and energy to your presentation Limit the use of jargon and clichés Use assertive language Humor Try to avoid jokes-but if you must-then follow guidelines Humorous stories are preferable to jokes Listener Train-of Thought Organization Discussion of listening Create a strong Introduction Decide on a structure for the Body of your presentation] The elements of a memorable Conclusion The power of transitions Frequent summaries Avoid running overtime
Dynamic Delivery Nonverbal Communication: movement, gestures, facial expressions, eye contact, posture, and nervous mannerisms Verbal Communication: rate, volume, pitch, articulation, fillers, emphasis, and the pause The Secrets of Success Videotape, video conferencing, and television tips Visual Aids for Impact Reasons for using visuals Criteria for using visuals Flipcharts, handouts and PowerPoint Taking Control of the Question and Answer Session The Benefits Q & A (Question and Answer) Preparation is the Key How to handle difficult people and difficult questions Getting that first question Getting ready, responding, and moving on to the next question Participant practice Volunteers will present a five-minute presentation Speakers will also practice answering questions Speakers will receive extensive, specific, and individualized feedback