Course Detail: P_DELPOWER - Delivering Powerful Presentations

Giving presentations are rated as one of the most dreaded tasks assigned in the workplace. When done well, however, presentations can be a stepping stone to new opportunities. With increased confidence you can market or sell your products, services, or ideas, and gain respect and attention from your boss, peers, and customers. This workshop will help you develop your skills and decrease your anxiety in a supportive, safe environment. Many past participants have stated that this course reduced their presentation fears. It includes a pre-assessment to help you and the instructor target your strengths and areas to improve.

You will learn strategies for building your confidence and capitalizing on your unique style and practice the key principles to delivering successful presentations:

Acknowledge your strengths

Identify your presentation objectives

Understand your audience and their needs

Review and practice a model for organizing and writing your presentation

Incorporate nonverbal communication and visual aids

Develop your skills in the art of audience involvement

Rehearse your presentation and receive constructive feedback

 

This course is part of the Certificate Program in Professional Communication. If you intend to complete the certificate program, please enroll in the program after registering for the course.

The University of Southern Maine is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

The registration fee includes all materials.

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