Presentation And Persuasion

Aim: Self-experience training of key presentation features, incl. nonverbal communication, with emphasis on intelligibility and structure of imparted information and on learning efficient ways to get attention of the audience and keep it.

Course Topics:

  • Self-presentation skills as related to the goal of a presentation
  • Form of a presentation (non-verbal communication, attitude, gestures, eye contact, voice, breathing)
  • Content of a presentation (structure and intelligibility of speech, argumentation steps, convincing the audience, using visualisation, style of speech, verbalisation)
  • Handling stage fright (repeated exposure, relaxation techniques)
  • Handling stressful moments (attention lapses, objections, attacks, interruptions, disturbances etc.)