TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS SKILLS

DELIVERY MODE

In-Person

Virtual

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 12 major learning exercises (8 video-recorded, 6 interactively coached),
  • Best practices for online presenting
  • Personal video-recording, with private viewing immediately after practicing
  • Facilitated group feedback on content, clarity and memorability, presentational style, interaction and difficult questions, expectations and listener awareness issues
  • Customizing presentations for the intended audience

KEY TOPICS

Content Clarity and Impact

  • Communicate information versus dry facts and data
  • Balance amount of content with allotted timeframe
  • Prioritize important points and data for emphasis
  • Persuade without selling
  • Ensure clarity and memorability of key information

Listener Adaptability

  • Use listener analysis tools to set correct levels of detail
  • Adjust your detail and technical levels for various listeners
  • Clarify critical listener-focused, take-away points
  • Minimize extraneous information
  • Apply viewer-appropriate visual support strategy

Interaction Management

  • Handle difficult questions and challenges
  • Generate listener involvement
  • Stay on track and reinforce key messages

Command of Behavioral Skills

  • Project and inspire confidence and conviction
  • Eliminate distracting idiosyncrasies
  • Manage nervousness