Effective presentation skills

EF011 – 2 jours

Effective presentation needs to meet three requirements: to grab audience attention, to be understood, to build a true dialogue. To do so, everyone has usually very little time for preparing and little time for speaking. It means to be able to extract the main ideas in a content which is ordinary very detailed and complex in order to adapt them to listeners who needs clear information and well structured arguments (and whose goals may be different t!).

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Présentation

PERSONNES CONCERNÉES

Anyone who has to prepare and deliver presentation of varying length to various audiences: Account Representatives, Financial Executives who present material to others, Public Relations Specialists, Instructors, any Subject Matter Experts who present to others…

OBJECTIFS PÉDAGOGIQUES

  • To choose and organize the content of a presentation with the focus on goals to be achieved and the audience characteristics
  • To get a better impact by an effective use of visual aids and personal expression
  • To handle audience participation by involving participants, managing questions and keeping control

PROGRAMME

ORGANIZING A PRESENTATION: METHODS, TOOLS AND CONTENT

  • Planning and structuring – selection of key messages regarding goals, audience, time
  • Structuring the presentation into phases according to the chosen strategy for involving the audience
  • What to do with a video conference
  • Cultural considerations when preparing a presentation for an Anglo-American audience

ASSESSING AND CONNECTING WITH THE AUDIENCE

  • Opening a presentation
  • Grabbing audience’s attention
  • Focus on use of voice and body language
  • Attention paid to non-verbal signals

WRINTING A PRESENTATION AND USING VISAL AIDS

  • Conventions and formats
  • Preparation workshop of a « real presentation » based on day to day trainee experience

HANDLING AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

  • How and when to involve participants
  • How to deal with questions and objections
  • Retaining control

APPLICATION: EXERCICES WITH VIDEO FEEDBACKS

  • Focus on controlling nervousness
  • Managing time
  • How to deal with difficult situations : hostility, misunderstandings…
  • How to finish effectively

PARTICULARITÉS PÉDAGOGIQUES

  • Program is highly participative with each attendee giving several types of “real world” presentations. Videotape and individual critique are used after each presentation. Positive aspects of each presentation are reinforced and options are given for turning negatives into positives
  • Problem solving and experiences sharing on actual issues and difficulties met by the trainees constitute one of the principal part of the seminar
  • Theoretical knowledge is only given when indispensable, as the priority goes to concrete situation studying
  • The trainer adds personalized recommendation

MODES DE DIFFUSION

  • Ateliers pour groupes restreints
  • Stage sur mesure
  • Formation individuelle

Caractéristiques

Durée 2 jours
Modes de diffusion Stage (jusqu'à 10 participants), Atelier pour groupe restreint, Formation individuelle
Type Intraentreprise
Langue de travail Anglais / Français
Modalités Présentiel, Blendend learning, Classe virtuelle
Pré-requis Avoir un minimum de maîtrise de l'anglais courant