Presentation Skills

Total Class Time: 8 hours
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The ability to deliver presentations is vital to achieving advancement for yourself and for your ideas. Few skills in life will contribute to your success as much as presentation skills. Without a dynamic and coherent presentation, even stellar ideas can fail to convince your audience. In this course, you will learn to organize your ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations, while also utilizing available visual aids and using public-speaking techniques to strengthen your delivery.


  • Getting Started
  • Creating the Program
  • Choosing Your Delivery Methods
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Overcoming Nervousness
  • Creating Fantastic Flip Charts
  • Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations
  • Wow ‘Em with the Whiteboard
  • Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio
  • Pumping it Up a Notch
  • Wrapping Up

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals who may need to present information effectively in a professional environment.


To ensure your success, you will need to have experience writing in a professional context and creating presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint.

  • Class Schedule
  • Course Outline
  • StartsEndsTimeSessionsPriceEnroll
    06/05/202406/06/20242:00 pm - 6:00 pm PT2$435.00
  • Module One: Getting Started

    • Workshop Objectives

    Module Two: Creating the Program

    • Performing a Needs Analysis
    • Writing the Basic Outline
    • Researching, Writing, and Editing
    • Module Two: Case Study
    • Module Two: Review Questions

    Module Three: Choosing Your Delivery Methods

    • Basic Methods
    • Advanced Methods
    • Basic Criteria to Consider
    • Module Three: Case Study
    • Module Three: Review Questions

    Module Four: Verbal Communication Skills

    • Listening and Hearing: They Aren’t the Same Thing
    • Asking Questions
    • Communicating with Power
    • Module Four: Case Study
    • Module Four: Review Questions

    Module Five: Non-Verbal Communication Skills

    • Body Language
    • Gestures
    • The Signals You Send to Others
    • It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
    • Module Five: Case Study
    • Module Five: Review Questions

    Module Six: Overcoming Nervousness

    • Preparing Mentally
    • Physical Relaxation Techniques
    • Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd
    • Module Six: Case Study
    • Module Six: Review Questions

    Module Seven: Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

    • Required Tools
    • The Advantages of Pre-Writing
    • Using Colors Appropriately
    • Creating a Plan B
    • Module Seven: Case Study
    • Module Seven: Review Questions

    Module Eight: Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

    • Required Tools
    • Tips and Tricks
    • Creating a Plan B
    • Module Eight: Case Study
    • Module Eight: Review Questions

    Module Nine: Wow ‘Em with the Whiteboard

    • Traditional and Electronic Whiteboards
    • Using Colors Appropriately
    • Creating a Plan B
    • Module Nine: Case Study
    • Module Nine: Review Questions

    Module Ten: Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

    • Required Tools
    • Tips and Tricks
    • Creating a Plan B
    • Module Ten: Case Study
    • Module Ten: Review Questions

    Module Eleven: Pumping it Up a Notch

    • Make Them Laugh a Little
    • Ask Them a Question
    • Encouraging Discussion
    • Dealing with Questions
    • Module Eleven: Case Study
    • Module Eleven: Review Questions

    Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

    • Words from the Wise