Professional Presenter Program
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1-4:30 p.m.
November 2, 2021 – December 17, 2021
Register for the full program and receive a 10% tuition discount!
The best part about public speaking is that with knowledge and practice anyone can become an engaging, impactful, and masterful presenter.
Whether speaking in a small virtual team meeting, presenting live to a large audience, or simply pitching an idea to your boss, there are numerous situations where great presentation skills can help advance your career and create opportunities to drive greater impact. The Professional Presenter program will give you the knowledge and skills to boost your confidence, improve communication and exert greater social influence.
Throughout the program participants will have ample opportunity to apply their new-found knowledge and skills through active practice, hands-on activities, and instructor and group feedback. Delivered over seven and a half days, each of the five courses will focus on a key area of presenting.
Each course will be delivered virtually on the dates noted below from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm, NST
Participants will learn to prepare and deliver presentations to any audience with confidence. Through practice and in-class feedback, participants will understand what makes a great presenter and what actions they can take to become one.
PowerPoint can bring a new level of professionalism to your presentation. PowerPoint and Design will teach participants to create effective visual aids that support their presentation objectives.
Discover best practices for virtual presentations. Participants will learn how to connect with virtual audiences, boost online presence, and facilitate and maintain audience engagement.
As 95% of communication is informal, it is important for presenters to be able to present ideas quickly and clearly. Think on Your Feet will give participants processes and frameworks to structure impactful off-the-cuff presentations for any occasion.
Participants will learn techniques and practices to draw out and process input from a group to move discussions and ideas forward.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Understand how to prepare an effective presentation.
- Present with confidence in front of any audience.
- Present ideas clearly, concisely and memorably.
- Techniques for building succinct, structured responses.
- Techniques to approach difficult questions.
- Facilitation skills and strategies to help you become a better facilitator.
- Design principles and PowerPoint tools to create visual aids with impact.
Presented by Gardiner Centre