COURSE OBJECTIVES (Skillsfuture Credit Eligible)
Presentation Skills Workshop
Many studies have found that public speaking is the number one fear amongst most people, outranking flying, snakes, insects, and even death. Ironically, it is also one of the skills that can make or break a person’s career.
Your participants will be provided a strong set of skills that will complement their current presentation skill set. The Presentation Skills workshop will give participants some presentation skills that will make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable.
This workshop includes topics that participants can look forward to including: creating a compelling program, using various types of visual aids, and engaging the audience.
Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline Select presentation delivery methods Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills Knock down nervousness Develop and use flip charts with color Create targeted PowerPoint presentations Utilize white boarding for reinforcement Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions, and discussion
TABLE OF CONTENT
Module One: Getting Started Housekeeping Items The Parking Lot Workshop Objectives Pre-Assignment Review Action Plans and Evaluation Forms
Module Two: Creating the Program Performing a Needs Analysis Writing the Basic Outline Researching, Writing, and Editing
Module Three: Choosing Your Delivery Methods Basic Methods Advanced Methods Basic Criteria to Consider
Module Four: Verbal Communication Skills Listening and Hearing: They Aren’t the Same Thing Asking Questions Communicating with Power
Module Five: Non-Verbal Communication Skills Body Language Gestures The Signals You Send to Others It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
Module Six: Overcoming Nervousness Preparing Mentally Physical Relaxation Techniques Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd
Module Seven: Creating Fantastic Flip Charts Required Tools The Advantages of Pre-Writing Using Colors Appropriately Creating a Plan B
Module Eight: Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations Required Tools Tips and Tricks Creating a Plan B
Module Nine: Wow ‘Em with the Whiteboard Traditional and Electronic Whiteboards Using Colors Appropriately Creating a Plan B
Module Ten: Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio Required Tools Tips and Tricks Creating a Plan B
Module Eleven: Pumping it Up a Notch Make Them Laugh a Little Ask Them a Question Encouraging Discussion Dealing with Questions Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
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