IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is scheduled as a face-to-face classroom training during the Spring 2021 semester, but may be moved online due to future recommendations for distance learning due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Any updates will be posted on this page and all enrolled students will be notified by email of any anticipated curtailments.
For most people, the idea of making a presentation generates panic. In this workshop, learn a step-by-step process that will help you turn that panic into poise. Learn how to identify your purpose, organize information for "flow,” and design memorable introductions and conclusions. Then understand how to analyze your audience and adapt your material accordingly, and get techniques for managing nervousness and developing your own style of delivery.
Tess George, M.A. in Speech Communication, is founder and principal of Speakwell, a communication training firm, focusing on communication skills in the workplace. She has taught a variety of communication classes at many colleges, including Penn State and UMass. With over 20 years' experience in training, teaching, singing, acting and storytelling, she helps participants to reach their communication goals.
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