Course material: 30 tutorial videos, over 3 hours of video material, coursebook to study, 6 quizzes, additional academic reading.
Course level: Beginner.
Targeted to: The course is suited for business professionals as well as university teachers and professors. Also, suitable for students of higher education in any field. Anyone who wishes to become a communication and presentation superstar aiming to improve his/her presentation ability is welcome to join!
Delivering high-impact, compelling presentations can take your career to the next level. In Powerful Presentations, two professional speakers break down how to structure, design, and deliver incredible presentations. From beating ‘stage fright’ to tackling technology issues, you’ll learn how to become a stronger speaker, whether you’re in the classroom, board room or a conference stage.
You will learn how to structure, design, and deliver presentations and how to become a stronger speaker.
Obtain a general understanding of speaking and presentation skills and how they contribute to the success of every business
Understand how to structure, design, and deliver powerful presentations
Acquire skills and tools in order to become a stronger speaker
Be able to deliver the intended message to the specific target audience
Module 1. Introduction
1.1 Welcome to the course 1.2 Meet Ron and Matt 1.3 Our paths to becoming powerful presenters 1.4 What speaking skills can do for you
1.5 TED’s secret to great public speaking
1.6 Challenge: Record yourself speaking about your hometown
Powerful Presentations: Quiz 1
Module 2. The Presenter and the Audience
2.1 Have a clear outcome in mind 2.2 Know your audience 2.3 Shape your message with your goal in mind 2.4 Know your presentation setting 2.5 Know your presentation 2.6 Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action 2.7 Creating a connection with your audience 2.8 Steve Jobs: iPhone introduction 2007 2.9 Challenge: Make a pitch for one of your favorite objects Powerful Presentations: Quiz 2
Module 3. Presentation Types and Structures
3.1 Why have a structure? 3.2 Classic presentation structure 3.3 Other presentation structures 3.4 A classic sales structure 3.5 Giving a sales pitch Powerful Presentations: Quiz 3
Module 4. Developing Your Content
4.1 Crafting your narrative 4.2 Using slides 4.3 Rehearsing a talk 4.4 Challenge: Revise past slides Powerful Presentations: Quiz 4
Module 5. Secrets on Stage
5.1 Moving on stage 5.2 Sharing the stage 5.3 Working with microphones and audio-visual staff 5.4 Stage presence 5.5 A few speaking tips 5.6 The Final Challenge Powerful Presentations: Quiz 5
Module 6. Conclusion
6.1 Final thoughts
Why start studying now?
Whether you are a seasoned speaker/educator or a newcomer to the art of communication, you can learn and improve your act by taking this course and by following its down-to-earth advice. The course will help you in becoming a stronger speaker and presenter, whether in business life or in higher education. Do not waste a minute – start your new presenter career today!
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Welcome to the course!
Meet your course instructors
Matt is the President of Phillis & Co.
A high-energy innovation strategist, keynote speaker, ideation facilitator and entrepreneur with extensive experience leading Fortune 500 and mid-sized clients through the process of inventing and developing new products, brands and growth strategies.
Ron is the Chief Innovation Officer that provides brand strategy and creation services at The Gettys Group. He has pioneered new approaches to experience design and collaboration, applying them to branding projects for leading global hotel companies, independent resorts and restaurants, and The Hotel of Tomorrow™ Project, an industry-leading think tank he founded. The result has been compelling brands and ideas throughout the world. He can be found in all forms of media, teaching at a number of universities and speaking at numerous conferences.