90-minute webinar series

What’s Your Story (Part 1 & Part 2), Slides that Rock & Commanding the Room During Q&A

Below, please find description of our series of four presentation skills webinars We encourage participants to complete each of the four webinars in a timely manner and suggest offering the sessions weekly or bi-weekly.

1. What’s Your Story (Part 1): Creating an Audience-Centric Presentation
  • Understand the 3 C’s of communication
  • Analyze the audience/context
  • Create a clear speaking goal
  • Structure the presentation

2. What’s Your Story (Part 2): Creating an Audience-Centric Presentation

  • Support ideas in a clear and compelling way
  • Utilize audience connecting techniques
  • Transition smoothly and logically
  • Start and end well

3. Slides That Rock: How to Design and Integrate Slides for Maximum Impact

  • Understand why, and identify when, to use slides
  • Critique slides based on basic design principles
  • Apply concepts directly to the types of slides participants create

4. Commanding the Room During Q & A

  • Understand when to take questions, and how to set boundaries
  • Learn to listen effectively without becoming defensive
  • Answer concisely and with value
  • Wrap up the Q & A session appropriately

*Please note: For non-verbal delivery skill development, we highly recommend an in-person, half-day workshop (practice sessions and digital recordings are used for feedback purposes).