Effective Presentations is the leader in communication skills training. When you want the best in public speaking and presentations skills training, Effective Presentations provides a diverse array of flexible training solutions.
We are proud to offer this highly interactive, corporate level training to individuals though a limited number of open enrollment events, though most are conducted onsite for corporations and small businesses across the country.
Our 2-Day Workshop
Effective Presentations’ small group experiential workshop is perfect for both novices and seasoned professionals seeking to improve their communication skills. This Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Training workshop provides a fun, dynamic, and engaging training experience fundamental to ultimate success and achievement. While assessing existing communications skills we focus on vital aptitudes critical to effective communication. Our workshops position participants to exude poise, confidence, and persuasion – whether speaking to an audience of 1 or 1000!
Workshop participants will:
- Engage in a variety of stimulating skill-building activities
- Benefit from one-on-one attention and insight on their natural speaking style
- Create and deliver several recorded and critiqued presentations
- Receive constructive feedback concerning their strengths and weaknesses
- Meet with the trainer individually for a final evaluation
- Receive recordings of their presentations and Certificates of Completion
- Overcome or significantly reduce their fear of public speaking
- Learn to use visual aids more effectively, quickly think on their feet, and inspire their listeners
When you learn from the trainers who can relate to your struggles, the results are incredible! We’ve handeled big buisness and our own business; so the experiences and skills we’ve collected over the years will help you avoid making the mistakes we did.
PRESENTATION SKILLS AGENDA
Know the Elements of a Presentation
Understand the difference between the content, design and delivery.
Learn to create the ultimate experience for your audience and be the most effective you can be.
What is your First Impression?
Quickly establish credibility with your audience and create a positive first impression.
Apply each of the vital skills learned to your virtual presentations as well.
Your Body Speaks Loudly!
Does your body language enhance or detract from your executive presence?
Learn how non-verbal communication takes away nerves and adds to your message.
Becoming Visually Involved
Practice creating visual stories that your audience will remember.
Learn effective gestures that illustrate your message.
Um, Uh, So, You Know, Like…Ugh!
Learn the process to reduce and remove annoying filler words.
Sound more confident and competent while presenting.
Do you Leverage Your Voice?
Does the audience even hear you?
Expand your vocal range and avoid giving monotonous presentations.
Develop conviction in your voice and find the passion in your message.
Are you Comfortable with Silence?
Know how to use a well-timed pause to your advantage.
Breathing techniques to reduce speaking anxiety and maintain your train of thought.
Training Your Critical Eye
Grade the experts on what they do well and what they could improve.
Improve the way you critique presentations and become a better observer.