PRESENTING LIKE A THOUGHT LEADER



Live, 4-Week, On-line Training Designed for Engineers*

Presenting Like a Thought Leader is a four-part, fast paced learning journey designed to help advanced, non-native, English-speaking* engineers and technical professionals shift their presentation skills in the boardroom from technical expert to thought leader. 

  • Engage more meaningfully with your team, your VIPs, and your outside stakeholders
  • Create engagement from start to finish
  • Quickly create powerful introductions that make the remainder of your preparation "easy as pie"
  • Present technical visuals with a 4-step formula that makes you the thought leader
  • Avoid common blunders
  • Insert easy touch points into your technical presentation to create meaningful connections with your audience
  • End your presentation with a presentation style that builds credibility and support for your ideas
  • Facilitate a Q & A with confidence

What clients say...

I have already used the technique you showed me in the first session. Every Tuesday, I have to give  a 3-minute presentation about our three priorities for the week.  Before, I used not to prepare, so it just came out as I thought about it on the spot.

This time I structured my message the way we learned. Everything was much more complete, and I felt more confident when I talked, so I’m going to keep doing that.  The preparation didn’t take me long either; it just forced me to include more information about each bullet point, and it improved my focus. I think it’s already helping me a lot in my day-to-day work communication.

Alexandra Camargo, IT Security Engineer

Presenters who communicate in the clear, concise, confident style of thought leaders feel and look confident, creating opportunities to manage larger projects, ...and grow your visibility, your contributions to your organization, and ultimately your career.

Week 1: Advanced Presentation Introductions

  • Use a template to create an effective introduction in 5 minutes or less
  • Learn advanced introduction techniques to engage your audience
  • Learn the basic introduction technique that can be applied "on the fly" to upscale your thought leadership in meetings
  • Receive sample introductions, practice and feedback

 

Week 2: Presentation Organizational Strategy

  • Learn how to prepare and deliver your presentation with clear objectives, a clear plan, and clear signals
  • Learn 11 presentation blunders
  •  Learn 7 sign posting strategies to add clarity, charisma, and confidence
  • Watch and discuss an award-winning speech
  • Learn word choices and vocal strategies to be more persuasive
  • Learn word choices and vocal strategies for creating rapport and minimizing conflict
  • Present your presentation introduction and receive feedback

Week 3: Commenting on Technical Visuals

  •  Learn how to draw their attention to the visual, draw them in, and draw them to your point of view
  • Be able to use 33 specific word choices to describe the facts and the changes in data in your technical visuals
  • Discuss common vocabulary to show the relationship between numbers and statistics
  • Learn a 4-step model to consistently convey meaning and clarity around your visuals
  • Present your presentation introduction and body – and receive feedback

 

Week 4: Powerful Conclusion and The Q & A

  • Learn 10 powerful call-to-actions
  • Develop a two-part conclusion that incites your audience to act on your proposal
  • Q & A strategies for thought leaders
  • Sample engagement starters
  • Present your completed presentation – and receive feedback
Corporate and Executive Training for Advanced Non-native English-speaking* Engineers & Technical Professionals

 

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Executive Registration

$900 + gst

Prepare, Practice, Present - in 4 Weeks

  • Four -1.5 hour coaching sessions
  • One-on-one coaching to optimize personalized feedback
  • Professional e-manual
  • Work on a 7-10 minute work presentation to be finished by the end of the course (principles can be applied to any length of presentation)
  • Flexible start dates & times
  • E-certificate of achievement
  • E-mail registration confirmation
  • Invoice and/or receipt available upon request
Yes I want to present like the thought leader that I am!

Small Group Registration

$2400 + gst

Prepare, Practice, Present - in 4 Weeks

  • Four - 1.5 hour coaching sessions
  • Small groups to optimize personalized feedback (max. 3 people)
  • Professional e-manual
  • Work on a 7-10 minute work presentation to be finished by the end of the course (principles can be applied to any length of presentation)
  • Please contact Christal to arrange for corporate groups at [email protected]
  • E-certificate of achievement
  •  E-mail registration confirmation
  • Invoice and/or receipt available upon request
Yes I want to present like the thought leader that I am!

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