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Presentation Skills Workshop

at American Management Association - Arlington

Course Details
$1,495 100 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Mar 13, 9:00am - 5:00pm Eastern Time

2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200
At Crystal Dr
Arlington, Virginia 22202
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this presentation training:

In this 1-day seminar, you’ll learn to present effectively and become comfortable with your own style. Develop key presentation skills and learn how to present your ideas with conviction, control, and poise—and without fear. Plus receive expert advice on how to handle especially challenging presentation situations. Best of all, you’ll gain confidence by making presentations.

Pre-work required: You will need to complete two exercises and bring them with you to class. Exercise 1: Self-Introduction Worksheet and Exercise 2: Presentation Plan Guidelines -- parameters to follow in order to draft a five-minute presentation

Who Should Attend

Everyone who needs to develop their presentation skills, speak in front of groups or sell ideas to others, and has little or no presentation experience.

What You Will Cover

  • Balancing verbal and nonverbal messages so content is clear and memorable and you engage listeners
  • Developing and organizing presentation content around a clear central idea to achieve audience engagement
  • Turning a speech outline into speaking notes
  • Preparing to give the presentation by rehearsing, adhering to a time frame, and speaking from notes
  • Reducing stress and speaker's anxiety
  • Using visual aids and support materials
  • Handling questions from the audience

How You Will Benefit

  • Tailor your presentation to your audience
  • Use relaxation techniques to overcome nervousness
  • Use verbal and nonverbal elements to drive home your point
  • Expertly handle difficult questions and situations
  • Communicate with clarity and conviction
  • Gain confidence in your presentation skills

Course Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Deliver Your Presentations with Confidence, Clarity, and Conviction
  • Apply the Elements Essential to Planning, Practicing Engagement, and Presenting to Create Effective Presentations
  • Utilize Best Practices to Maximize Your Presentation Strengths and Opportunities for Growth
  • Use Relaxation Techniques to Overcome Nervousness


  • Organize Your Information, Adhering to a Time Frame
  • Describe the Purpose of Visual Aids and Support Materials
  • Explain the Benefits of Rehearsing and Speaking from Notes
  • Determine How to Use the Elements of This Planning Component to Enhance Your Pre-Work Presentation

Practice Engagement

  • Create Engagement Using Verbal Impact and Interactivity
  • Demonstrate the Synchronization of Verbal and Nonverbal Messages
  • Apply Practice Strategies to Bring Vitality, Interest, and Clarity to Your Presentations


  • Apply Stress Reduction Strategies Before a Presentation
  • Explain the Importance of the Q&A Session
  • Demonstrate How to Respond Professionally to Questions from the Audience

Workshop and Application

  • Incorporate Best Practice Delivery Skills from Morning Sessions into Pre-Work Presentations (Using Your Notes, Worksheets, and Feedback Forms)
  • Deliver Pre-Work Presentations with Q&A Session in Small Group Setting, Recorded and with Feedback

Action Plan

  • Identify Key Changes That Will Impact Presentation Skills Development
  • Determine the Type of Support and Resources Needed to Implement These Changes
  • Ensure That an Action Plan Is Put in Place for Ongoing Improvement

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Refund Policy
Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee. 

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please email CourseHorse.

Pricing, Offers, and Discounts Policy:

AMA-delivered programs are eligible for AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, special offers, and discounts as applicable, according to the terms of the specific pricing, offer and/or discount. Third party-delivered programs available through AMA and Express Skills courses are excluded from all discounted pricing, offers, and discounts offered by AMA, including but not limited to AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, AMA Seminar Savings Pass redemptions, AMA SLS Contract pricing, AMA Annual Pass/All-Access Pass, and complimentary registrations of any type.


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