Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
3 days
From 2,545 USD
Start dates

Place & Start


Atlanta
2,545 USD
10/3/2022

Dallas
2,545 USD
10/19/2022

New York City
2,545 USD
11/2/2022

San Francisco
2,545 USD
11/14/2022
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills

Today's quick-paced and fluid work environment can mean fast and frequently unexpected organizational changes, greater responsibilities, and new projects and initiatives. Being a confident, polished speaker is not only necessary, but well advised in order to communicate such matters effectively and persuasively. This 3-day seminar offers presentation tips and strategies to help you develop your presentation skills and learn how to present your ideas with conviction, control and poise—and without fear. You’ll gain the specific presentation skills and direction you need to become comfortable with your own style. And you’ll receive expert advice on how to handle especially challenging situations. Most important, you’ll gain effective presentation skills by making actual presentations.

How You Will Benefit

  • Tailor your presentation to your audience
  • Use relaxation techniques to overcome nervousness
  • Learn how to project your voice and use pauses to dramatize your point
  • Expertly handle difficult questions and situations
  • Communicate with clarity and conviction
  • Gain confidence in your presentation skills

Who should attend?

Everyone who needs to develop their presentation skills, speak in front of groups or sell ideas to others and has little or no presentation experience.

Training content

Balancing Verbal and Nonverbal Messages

  • Practice nonverbal impact skills to reduce nervousness and to engage the attention of your listeners
  • Make your content clearer and more memorable

Developing and Organizing Presentation Content

  • Create an audience profile and set presentation parameters
  • Condense a speech outline into notes you can speak from

Preparing to Give the Presentation

  • Get expert presentation tips on rehearsing, adhering to a time frame and speaking from notes
  • Reduce stress and speaker’s anxiety

Using Visual Aids and Support Materials

  • Describe the purpose of visual aids and support materials
  • Identify tips for effective composition of visual content and speaker aids

Handling Questions from the Audience

  • Explain the importance of the question-and-answer session
  • Respond professionally to questions from the audience

Managing the Presentation Environment

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different room setups
  • Be able to anticipate, avoid and handle equipment problems

Costs

Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2545
  • AMA Members: $2295

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.8, PDU: 18.0

About AMA

American Management Association Company Info

The American Management Association, International (AMA) is the global leader in talent development. Founded in 1923, AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of educational products and services, including instructor-led classroom and virtual seminars, webinars,...


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AMA - American Management Association



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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.

Sarah A.
Honestly where do I start? There's so much to say that I could give a presentation on it! Alan, what have you created?! In all seriousness, the class was the best class I have ever taken. And as I told Alan, Alan has set the bar very high for other AMA instructors. This was my first AMA class, and I was thoroughly impressed. Even if you had not...
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Rita J.
Very well organized and articulated in a sense that everyone can easily understand.
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