Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)


Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 9:00am to 1:00pm


Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

 Additional day of class: Friday, March 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


This class meets for 8-hours over 2-days (4-hours each day), with 3 days between the classes.The first day of this workshop will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded, these presentations become learning tools that enable immediate feedback on strengths and areas for improvement.

You will learn
  • How to organize your presentation for maximum impact.
  • Tips to manage your nerves.
  • Your strengths and areas of development as a public speaker.
Your Commitment as a Participant
  • Challenge yourself to step out of your comfort zone (we’ll help you!).
  • Commit to attending both sessions and actively participate.
  • Complete course evaluation following class-completion.
No Enrollment Deadline
Audience: All
Pre-Requisite: None
Cost: $75.00
Late Drop/Cancel Fee: $75.00

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