Develop practical English presentation skills based on your individual needs. This course provides many opportunities to present ideas in English and learn effective presentation building processes with constructive feedback from the instructor.
Learning Focus -The essential elements: Purpose; Content; Delivery
-The Message: Main Idea and Recommendation -Audience Analysis -Presentation Organization and Logical Thinking -Benefits and Support -How to begin and how to end -Signposting -Visual Aids -Handling Questions
In-Class Activities Various role plays and exercises, for example:
-Analyzing the audience and their needs -Practicing telling stories in a logical manner
-Building a logical structure for persuasion -Using attention getters, transitions and conclusion
-Creating the right slides for best impact -Integrating presentation pieces for best “ synergy"
Learning focus How to “put-it-all-together” through an integrated PowerPoint presentation
In-Class Activities Final individual presentations, with class member/instructor feedback Members make 2 full presentations, one in Day 4 and one in Day 5
Day 4 is for feedback/improvement points; Day 5 is revised/final presentation
*Topic and goal of the final individual presentations:
Business related topic that participants would like to work on and present. The presentation goal is to persuade the audience to take action rather than just provide information. The ideal topic would be a (non-confidential) work related subject, directly related to the day-to-day responsibilities of participants, for which facts/figures could be easily supplied to support the presentation analysis and recommendation. However, any subject could be chosen!
Pocket Mentor Series: "Giving Presentations"(Harvard Business Press, 2007) ISBN-13: 978-1-4221-3210-4