The 411

This workshop is only available on an in-house basis. Email us for pricing and to arrange for delivery of this workshop to your team.


Meet the Instructor

Josef Jurkovic

Josef Jurkovic

Josef Jurkovic is a CEC director and founding partner. He has over 35 years of public and private sector experience across diverse areas of internal and external communications, public consultations, branding and marketing.

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EFFECTIVE ONLINE PRESENTATIONS, BRIEFINGS AND POWERPOINTS:
BEST PRACTICES FOR ENGAGING ONLINE AUDIENCES

NOTE: Due to its nature, this workshop is limited to 12 participants/workshop.


WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

We live and work in an online world dominated by virtual briefings, presentations, endless PowerPoints and speeches. Online delivery of diverse types of briefings and presentations is a unique experience characterized by absence of physical, face-to-face engagement of all involved. Without a doubt, presenting online to any audience involves a range of additional challenges regardless of the level of experience and confidence we have as speakers, briefers or presenters. Key among these are skills and techniques of engaging online audiences as well as staying engaged and focussed ourselves as presenters, including:

This workshop brings together diverse strategies and approaches to online presentations and briefing, including Do’s and Don’ts of online presenting, online delivery and audience engagement techniques. The workshop also includes the essential steps to creating, structuring and delivering the right content which takes into account key characteristics of different online audiences and diverse briefing objectives.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

WHAT WILL YOU TAKE AWAY?

How to:

WHAT WILL YOU TAKE AWAY?

PRE-WORKSHOP ASSIGNMENT

Upon registering, participants will receive the pre-workshop assignment details including a questionnaire and preparation of a briefing or a presentation to be delivered by each participant during the workshop.

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

Agenda - Day 1
8:45 - 9:00 Introductions and Workshop Overview
9:00 - 10:15 Planning and Developing Online Presentations

A strategic approach to online presentations; differences between written and oral communication; audience analysis - “who am I talking to” and “what’s in it for me;” setting objectives for different types of online presentations; determining and crafting key messages and the “residual message” – the main point or points your audience should take away from the presentation; structuring the presentation for online delivery; determining content – what and how much; key points to keep in mind before, during and after delivering online presentations.

10:15 - 10:30 Health Break
10:30 - 12:30 Individual (Homework-Based) Presentations, Structured Peer Review, Discussion and Instructor Feedback – Part I
Agenda - Day 2
8:45 - 9:15 Review of Day One – Qs and As
9:15 - 10:30 Online Delivery Techniques, Use of Language and Visuals

Do’s and Don’ts of presenting online; key differences between online and face-to-face presentations; using PowerPoint and speaking notes online; choosing your words and using your voice; speed, pace and tone for online presentations; simple and proven techniques for overcoming nervousness; dealing with questions; different approaches to online questions and answers; a system for staying “on the message”; using plain language; being conversational and engaging during online presentations – tips and best practices.

10:30 - 10:45 Health Break
10_45 - 12:15 Individual Presentations, Structured Peer Review, Discussion and Instructor Feedback- Part 2
12:15 - 12:30 Questions and Answers, Wrap-up and Workshop Evaluation