Lantec | Course: Effective Presentations

Effective Presentations

1 days


A great presenter has two notable qualities: appropriate skills and personal confidence. Confidence comes from knowing what you want to say and being comfortable with your communication skills. In this one day workshop, participants will master the skills that will make them a better speaker and presenter.

Course Objectives:

This one-day workshop teaches participants to:

  • Establish rapport with your audience
  • Learn techniques to reduce nervousness and fear
  • Understand the techniques, tools, and technology behind delivering a virtual presentation
  • Recognize how visual aids can create impact and attention
  • Develop techniques to create a professional presence
  • Learn some different ways to prepare and organize information
  • Prepare, practice, and deliver a short presentation


Lesson 1: Course Overview

The instructor will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Participants will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objective.

Lesson 2: Communication Apprehension - Overcoming Nervousness

  • Communication Apprehension Defined
  • Overcoming Nervousness

Lesson 3: Types of Presentations

  • Informative Presentations
  • Persuasive Presentations
  • Demonstration/Instructional Presentations
  • Inspirational Presentations

Lesson 4: Virtual Presentation Essentials - Tools and Technology

  • Presenter Challenges
  • Etiquette and hospitality
  • Presentation Tools
  • Using Breakout Rooms
  • Avoiding Technical Difficulties
  • Using Zoom and Microsoft Teams for Presentations

Lesson 5: Analyzing the Occasion

  • Analyzing the Speaking Situation
  • Analyzing the Audience
  • Developing Rapport

Lesson 6: The C's of Communication

  • Speaking Clearly, Concisely, Completely, Concretely, Correctly, Considerably, and Courteously

Lesson 7: Preparing Your Presentation

  • Patterns of Organization
  • Developing an Outline

Lesson 8: Your Speaking Presence

  • Your Speaking Voice
  • Mastering Non-verbal Communication
  • Methods of Delivery

Lesson 9: Add Punch to your Presentation

Lesson 10: Your Presentation

  • Mastering Your Material:  Preparation, Rehearsal, Presentations, and Debrief

Scheduled Courses

Aug 02, 2024
Nov 08, 2024

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