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Effective Presentations (Second Edition) Boot Camp - 1 Day

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Course Specifications

Course Number:


Course Length:

1 day

Course Description


The ability to deliver presentations is vital to achieving advancement for yourself and for your ideas. Few skills in life will contribute to your success as much as presentation skills. Without a dynamic and coherent presentation, even stellar ideas can fail to convince your audience. In this course, you will learn to organize your ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations, while also utilizing available visual aids and using public-speaking techniques to strengthen your delivery.

Course Objectives:

In this course, you will create and deliver effective presentations, both in-person and virtually.

You will:

  • Define what makes a presentation effective.
  • Plan presentations.
  • Design a presentation framework.
  • Develop the presentation body.
  • Create supporting materials.
  • Prepare for your presentation.
  • Deliver presentations.
  • Conduct a question-and-answer session.
  • Deliver group presentations and virtual presentations.


Target Student:

This course is designed for individuals who may need to present information effectively in a professional environment.


To ensure your success, you will need to have experience writing in a professional context and creating presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following Logical Operations courses:

  • Any Microsoft Office PowerPoint course, for example Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016: Part 1 (Desktop/Office 365)
  • Grammar Essentials (Second Edition)
  • Effective Business Writing (Second Edition)


Course-specific Technical Requirements


For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations:

  • 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • CD-ROM drive (if installing any software from a CD-ROM)
  • Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device)
  • 1,024 x 768 resolution monitor recommended
  • Network cards and cabling for local network access
  • Internet access (contact your local network administrator)
  • Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver
  • Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen



  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 or 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or 2016
  • Any PDF reader

Course Content

Lesson 1: Defining Presentation Effectiveness

Topic A: Identify Qualities of Effective Presentations

Topic B: Evaluate Yourself as a Presenter

Lesson 2: Planning Presentations

Topic A: Analyze the Audience

Topic B: Establish Your Presentation's Objectives

Lesson 3: Designing the Presentation

Topic A: Create the Presentation Structure

Topic B: Organize the Presentation Body

Topic C: Write the Conclusion First

Topic D: Write the Introduction

Lesson 4: Developing the Presentation Body

Topic A: Select Evidence

Topic B: Write the Presentation Body

Topic C: Create Visuals

Lesson 5: Creating Supporting Materials

Topic A: Create a Slide Deck

Topic B: Create Speaker Aids

Topic C: Create Audience Handouts

Lesson 6: Preparing for Your Presentation

Topic A: Rehearse the Presentation

Topic B: Plan Event Logistics

Lesson 7: Delivering Presentations

Topic A: Connect with Your Audience

Topic B: Present Powerfully

Topic C: Utilize a Slide Deck Effectively

Lesson 8: Conducting a Question-and-Answer Session

Topic A: Answer Questions

Topic B: Handle Challenging Questions

Lesson 9: Presenting in Common Business Scenarios

Topic A: Plan and Deliver a Virtual Presentation

Topic B: Plan and Deliver Group Presentations

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