Presentation Skills for IT Professionals

Presentation skills of great value to IT professionals, managers, and executives at all organizational levels. By their nature, presentations are given to people you are trying to influence, impress, receive agreement from, and/or motivate. As a result, the ability to present well in front of others is not the goal; it's a tool to meet your business and professional objectives.

This class, which is customizable to your business needs, was designed by the past president of National Speakers Association New England and is designed to enhance your business presentation skills, including your preparation and materials (PowerPoint slides, etc.), giving the actual presentation, and controlling the room during the process.

Location

Public Classes: Delivered live online via WebEx and guaranteed to run . Join from anywhere!

Private Classes: Delivered at your offices , or any other location of your choice.

Goals
  1. Learn how to properly prepare a business presentation.
  2. Learn how to improve your presentation style and delivery.
  3. Learn best practices in PowerPoint design, structure, and format.
Outline
  1. Presentation Preparation
    1. Who is in the Audience
    2. What Your Audience Wants
    3. Your Goals from the Presentation
    4. What You Want Them to Do
    5. Situational Understanding
    6. Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
  2. PowerPoint Presentation Design
    1. Fonts
    2. Graphics
    3. Text
    4. Automation
    5. Environmental Considerations
    6. Picking a Template
  3. Building the Presentation
    1. High-level Presentation Structure
    2. Introduction Slide
    3. Body Types
    4. Conclusion / Call to Action
    5. Back Slide Strategies
  4. Giving Virtual Presentations
    1. If New to Virtual Presentations
    2. Things Going Against You
    3. Ideas to Help Things Run Smoothly
    4. Maximize Your Personal Energy
  5. Presentation Delivery
    1. Practice, Practice, Practice
    2. Just Before Your Presentation
    3. When Entering the Room
    4. Watching Your Audience
    5. Watching Yourself
    6. Engaging Your Audience
    7. Types of Challenging Situations
    8. Questions and Answers
    9. Gadgets: Effective-Presenter Collection
    10. Gadgets: Contingency Collection
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Training for your Team

Length: 1 Day
  • Private Class for your Team
  • Online or On-location
  • Customizable
  • Expert Instructors

What people say about our training

Knowledgeable instructor who used tools other than just the database tool and WebEx (such as the whiteboard) that appeal to the right side of my brain. The graphic representation of tables via drawing with colors provided me with an easier learning experience and a more complete way to remember dry material.
Nancy Medina
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Fantastic course, instructor, materials!
Elizabeth Olivier
Alberta Energy Regulator
Quality. Great value. Pure and simple.
Shaun Burch
Altec Industries, Inc.
This was a great class for my needs. It helped me gain an appreciation for the structure of MS Project Server, its connections to SharePoint and SQL Server, and the capabilities of the toolset.
Bill Schneider
VisionIT, Inc.

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