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Presentation Skills Certificate

Gain the confidence and skills needed to deliver first-rate presentations.

Learn the framework needed to develop and deliver effective and memorable presentations. Gain proven tips and examples to guide you through the presentation process.

Face-to-Face
Face-to-Face
Credits: CEU 1.4
Level: Foundational
Role(s): HR/OD Professional More
Language(s): English

Pricing

$1,295
Member
$1,495
Non-member
Course Info

Developing and delivering an effective, memorable presentation takes training and a lot of practice. This ATD certificate course provides a framework that includes proven tips and examples that will guide you through the presentation process—no matter how large the audience.

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Developing and delivering an effective, memorable presentation takes training and a lot of practice. This ATD certificate course provides a framework that includes proven tips and examples that will guide you through the presentation process—no matter how large the audience.

This presentation skills training has value for both novice presenters and those who have hundreds of presentations under their belt. It takes place in a setting that will help you learn and grow to the extent you desire. Set your own goals, take as many risks as you wish, and push yourself as far as you want to go. Learn what makes a great presenter and what you need to do to face your next audience with greater confidence, competence, and credibility than ever before.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

  • Gain the presentation skills required for effective leadership.
  • Learn proven tips and examples that will guide you through the presentation process.
  • Receive detailed feedback from three perspectives: the facilitator, your colleagues, and yourself.

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What You Will Learn
  • Develop and structure an effective presentation based on your audience and purpose.
  • Create appropriate visual aids.
  • Make your presentation memorable with the right kind of pizzazz.
  • Include facilitation techniques to engage your audience.
  • Deliver a flawless presentation under any situation.
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COURSE TOPICS
Topic 1 - Introduction
Presentation 1: I’d Like You to Meet
Presentation Self-Assessment
Topic 2 - Prepare Your Presentation
How Do I Begin?
Presentation Purpose
Audience’s Needs Analyzed and Addressed
Audiences Expect a Personalized Message
Content Organizational Patterns
Four Cs of Successful Content
Presentation and Reflection
Topic 3 - Present With Pizzazz
Keys to Effective Openings
Keys to Effective Closings
Keys to Building and Gaining Credibility
Addressing Nervousness
Add Visual Aids
Use Equipment Effectively
Tips for Using a Microphone
The Importance of Eye Contact
Using Notes
Presentation and Reflection
Topic 4 - Present Like a Pro
Reading Your Audience
Effective Use of Humor
Effective Use of Stories
Presentation and Reflection
Managing the Q&A Session
Engaging Your Audience
Presentation Challenges
Dealing With a Hostile Audience
Impromptu Presentation
Topic 5 - Planning Future Presentations
Step Up Your Skills as a Pro
Plan Your Certificate Presentation
Topic 6 - Appendix
Presentation Self-Assessment
Prepare the Environment
Room Setup Checklist
Last-Minute Details
Strategies for a Perfect Presentation
Timing Your Presentation Perfectly
Watching Yourself
Presentation Myths
Global Presentations
Reading List
Resources
Who Should Attend

Do you want to build your skills and boost your confidence as a presenter? Then this program is for you. Whether you present regularly or occasionally, and no matter your audience size, you will benefit from learning practical skills and having opportunities to apply what you learn in this certificate program. This program is designed for any professional who wishes to deliver powerful and engaging presentations.

Level: Foundational
Roles: HR/OD Professional, Manager, Trainer
Language: English
What Our Participants Are Saying
Lev_Hogda
Lev Hojda

"The program had an excellent facilitator, someone who truly knew the material and helped all of us improve our skills. The program was focused on helping us to become better presenters and definitely exemplified a high professional standard that made me feel that I received great value for the time and effort spent."

KW
Karen W

"The Presentation Skills Certificate Program refined my speaking skills by giving me tools to create better visual imagery to convey messages more effectively. In addition, I received tips on speaking more persuasively and informatively that I can use in meetings, negotiations, and courtroom settings."

Dustin_Staiger
Dustin Staiger

"My involvement in ATD has given me guidance in a dynamically changing market, while making me more valuable to my organization. Joining ATD has literally been a career-defining decision for me."

Dates & Locations
  • Jun 24-25, 2019
    New York, NY
  • Oct 28-29, 2019
    Dallas, TX
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Facilitators
Donna Steffey

Things to Know

ATTENDANCE

Face-to-Face Courses
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Online Courses
Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive a completion certificate and any applicable credits.

ATD requires active participation through the program to receive credit for the class. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work. Please note that using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate.

For programs with five or more sessions, one missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. For programs with four or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program for your reference.

CREDITS

14.0 learning hours

1.4 CEUs awarded

Up to 14.0 APTD Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

Up to 14.0 CPLP Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

This program has been approved for 14.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This program is valid for 14.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrm.org/certification.

ATD LEARNING PORTAL

Enrolled in a program? Sign in to the ATD Learning Portal with your ATD account credentials two weeks before the first day of class to:

  • Engage with your facilitator and peers.
  • Access pre-work assignments.
  • View any technical requirements.
  • Review logistical information.

TRANSFERS/CANCELLATIONS

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