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icon Instructor Powerful Presentations: Public Speaking that Connects
3 Hours

This interactive workshop is appropriate for presenters, speakers, and trainers who wish to learn and/or review techniques for giving talks that establish rapport with the audience and effectively communicate information in an engaging, professional manner. Topics covered include:

  • Self-Evaluation: four stages of speaker readiness
  • Dealing with anxiety through preparation and stress management
  • Knowing your audience: assessing needs, values, and restraints
  • Image components: effective speaker behaviors
  • Optimal use of audio-visuals - general tips for placement
  • Verbal, Vocal, and Visual aspects of speaker presence
  • Dealing with questions from an audience
Audience: A&P, Faculty, USPS, OPS, Student OPS

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