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Thu 30 Jan 2020
09:30 - 12:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development

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Presentation Skills: An Introduction

Thu 30 Jan 2020


If you dread giving presentations or simply want to hone your skills, this workshop gives you an opportunity to ‘step up to the podium,’ and receive constructive feedback and coaching to be a better public speaker. Whatever your specific speaking goal might be - delivering a presentation to colleagues, chairing or engaging in a meeting, giving a toast or tribute, or responding confidently in a Q&A period – the supportive environment of this workshop will help you play to your strengths, face your fears and give you tools to overcome them.

You may find it useful to have completed the Presentation Skills online learning module before attending the session.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
  • To get a sense of your speaking style, please be prepared to address the group with a brief presentation (1-2 minutes, or fewer than 200 words) on any subject of your choice
  • Before the course you may find it helpful to complete the Presentation Skills online learning module

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 30 Jan 2020   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room map Paula Rosen
  • to consider effective styles and approaches of delivery
  • to know how to put yourself across positively
  • to have methods to help keep calm and confident
  • to have techniques for gaining and keeping the attention of your audience
About the presenter
  • Paula Rosen is a public speaking coach who is passionate about helping people ‘find their voice’
  • She is a licensed speech-language therapist with a background in theatre, music and writing
  • Paula has a compassionate ear and skills well suited to helping you become a clearer, more effective and confident speaker

One half day session

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