Part II: Oral Presentation Skills Seminar

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Event: Part II: Oral Presentation Skills Seminar
When: Friday, February 7, 2003
Where: Newark, Room 309 (Live)
            New Brunswick: Levin Building Room 102 (Video Conference)
Time: 9:00 AM

Presenter: Tom Lombardi, Principal of Presentations Plus
Mr. Lombardi has worked for Executive Enterprises and the American 
Management Association, two premier corporate training entities.

Want help overcoming your uneasiness at speaking in public? Get tips and 
hear anecdotal evidence on how to "win over" a group or crowd. Mr. 
Lombardi's lessons can make you more effective in business presentations, 
in leading group meetings, and even in doing volunteer work which often 
comes with executive management roles.

OUTLINE

PRESENTATION SKILLS
How to Effectively Present and Communicate Your Professional Expertise

I INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
A. The Basic Elements of Effective Communication
1. The relationship between the Verbal – Vocal – Visual
2. Achieving Believability

II PREPARATION
A. Preplanning
1. Who is Audience – WII-FM
2. What is the Main Message
B. Organizing and Rehearsing Your Presentation
1. Outline and Organization Techniques
2. Audit Message for Key Points
3. Rehearsal Techniques – Video taping

III DEVELOP SUPPORTING VISUALS
A. Design Considerations
B. Selecting the Right Visual
C. Use and Misuse of PowerPoint

IV DEALING WITH ANXIETY
A. Why We Get Nervous
B. How to Make Anxiety Work for You

V DELIVERY TECHNIQUES
A. How to Make Eye Contact in Large Audiences
B. Gestures and Facial Expression- Yours and the Audience
C. Voice and Vocal Quality
D. Dress and Appearance

VI EFFECTIVE USE OF ACRONYMS AND JARGON
A. Watch your professional shorthand
B, When to use it – When not to use it.

VII AUDIENCE INVOLVEMENT
A. How to Achieve and Maintain the Audience's Attention
B. What to Do When You are Losing the Audience's Attention
C. Handling Disruptions
D. Find the Believer and Get Him/Her to Support Your Point
E. Questions and Answers – Your Greatest Opportunity
1. How to prepare for the Q & A
2. Bridging to your key points
3. Difficult Questions
4. Difficult Questioners

VIII CONCLUSION

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