A great presenter has two unique qualities: appropriate skills and personal confidence. This confidence comes from knowing what you want to say and being comfortable with your communication skills. In this two day workshop, participants will master the skills that will make them a better speaker and presenter.
Specific learning objectives include:
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
To begin, participants will explore key communication skills, including how to start and end a conversation.
Next, participants will learn about characteristics that can make or break the audience’s impression of a speaker, including volume, clichés, slang, diction, jargon, and tact (or lack thereof).
During this session, participants will discuss self disclosure using the Johari window.
This session will explore the idea of trust and how self disclosure can help build relationships.
During this session, participants will learn how to build their self-confidence – a key skill for any public speaker.
Meetings are a central part of communication and cooperation within any organization. This session will give participants some ways to successfully prepare for and present at any meeting.
During this session, participants will learn some ways to make sure their body language is sending the right message.
This session will give participants some tools to deal with uncomfortable situations.
Next, participants will explore the value of oral presentations.
During this session, participants will learn how to use PAFEO to plan their presentation.
To conclude the first day, we will look at some suggestions about delivery.
To begin the second day, participants will learn a second way of organizing their presentation: the STARR pattern.