Presentation Skills: One Hour Workshop, 1st Edition

  • Carol Silvis
  • ISBN-10: 130550741X  |  ISBN-13: 9781305507418
  • 112 Pages
  • © 2016 | Published
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Today’s employees are often called upon to make presentations, whether to colleagues in the office or to customers and clients. The ability to speak confidently and persuasively is a valuable, career-enhancing skill for any employee and an asset to any employer. Difficulty with public speaking, whether from fear or insufficient training, can hinder career advancement. But with preparation and practice, you can master the art of making presentations and stand out among your colleagues. In PRESENTATION SKILLS: ONE HOUR WORKSHOPS, you will find tips and techniques for delivering effective, compelling presentations, including how-to guidance on planning and organization. Included exercises will help you practice and perfect your skills. Learn how to excel at public speaking and enhance your career with PRESENTATION SKILLS: ONE HOUR WORKSHOP.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers presentation planning and organization.
  • Includes guidance on creating and using visual aids.
  • Covers delivery, ice breakers, pacing, and more.

Table of Contents

1. Planning and Organizing.
2. Writing the Text.
3. Developing Visual Aids.
4. Venue, Room Layout, and Amenities.
5. Technological Matters.
6. Audience Focus.
7. Delivery Method, Ice Breakers, and Pacing.
8. Practice.
9. Speech Delivery.
10. Evaluations.
11. Building a Platform.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Carol Silvis

Carol Silvis is the author of 101 Ways to Connect with Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers, Job Hunting After 50, 101 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work, and college textbooks 100% Externship Success and General Office Procedures. Other publications include "Time Management and Organization for Writers" (2012 Writers Market), a dozen creative non-fiction stories and inspirational pieces published in national magazines, and over 40 articles published in various newsletters. Ms. Silvis has a master's degree in education and has trained adults in how to get a job, keep and enjoy it, and advance on the job. She teaches part time at Penn State's New Kensington campus and leads workshops and seminars for schools, businesses, professional organizations, and libraries on job hunting, resume preparation, customer service, stress management, telephone techniques, human relations/teamwork, communication, writing, and time management/organization. She is the president of Pennwriters, a 400+- member writing group. She won the 2008 Meritorious Service Award, was past VP and Authors' Advocate, and was the 2005 and 2007 Conference Coordinator.