Course detail: Presentation Skills One-on-One Coaching

Through one-on-one presentation skills coaching, you will work individually with coach Dr. Lee Stuart to learn to deliver impactful business presentations. This program is not a traditional class or workshop, but a one-on-one intensive coaching relationship designed to meet your individual needs. Contact Dr. Stuart directly to learn more at professionalprograms@ku.edu.

Topics Covered
  • It Begins with the Audience: How to organize a presentation to generate the audience outcomes you are trying to achieve.
  • Stand and Deliver: How to speak in a compelling manner using short, active info-bites, clear messaging guideposts, a strong vocal presence, proper posture, appropriate gestures and movement, and all the other nuances of effective speaking.
  • Killer Slides, Not Slides That Kill: How to assemble a slide show that complements and supports your presentation, aids audience understanding, and leaves a powerful visual reminder of your key points.
  • Strong Closings: How to clearly communicate next steps, whether you're asking for the big go-ahead or simply giving a project update.

Who Benefits from Coaching
  • Any professional who needs to develop successful business presentation skills for customer/client and/or organizational audiences

Choose Your Way to Learn
  • Live-Online: You will be given a log-in so that you can join the training live from anywhere. Our virtual classroom is equipped with numerous learning tools that promote engagement and facilitate application of knowledge.
  • Live In-Person: This program also is available in-person on a mutually agreeable schedule.


Course Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas sponsored educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in one of our online courses, please email lpe@ku.edu or call 913-897-8530 at least 3 weeks prior to your anticipated start date.

Available sessions