Effective Presentation Skills: Practical Tips for Success


The ability to speak effectively and persuasively to a group is an essential skill for any type of business success. Do you have a budget presentation coming up? Have you been invited to speak about your organization to local service clubs such as Rotary or business organizations like the Chamber of Commerce? Are you seeking funding partners? This program covers the basic elements of a well organized and professional presentation. The key elements are preparation, organization and enthusiasm for your topic. Don’t just get up and speak - call the group to action! Learn how to create and deliver a stellar presentation that informs and gets results.

Objectives: By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Grab the attention of their audience
  • Assess and maximize the speaking environment
  • Identify and correct vocal, verbal and visual image problems
  • Handle questions with ease
  • Calm their nerves

Length: 1.5 - 3 hours. (The content can be expanded or contracted to cover topics in greater or less depth and to fit the time allotted.)

Audience: Anyone who in their personal or professional lives speaks to groups. Think Soroptimist, Rotary, town/county/state government councils, Chambers of Commerce, Boards of Trustees, grantors, foundations, colleagues, professional organizations, clubs, political organizations, your place of worship, etc.

Training Techniques & Activities Available: Trainer presentation, group discussion, handouts

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Personal Development

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