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Bundled learning: Presentation skills and PowerPoint

What makes a great meeting, conference or other public-speaking event? A skilled presenter with a visually engaging presentation. And, thanks to UCOP’s Learning and Development team, this fall you’ll be able to pick up both skills in one professional development bundle! Become a presentation guru by mixing and matching three great classes.

The “Do’s & Don’ts” of Effective Presentations

Learn the “Do’s & Don’ts” of Effective Presentations: 14 Ways to Impress or Annoy Your Audience. This engaging in-person class will cover public-speaking best practices, worst practices and ideas for improvement — infused with an atmosphere of collaboration and humor. You’ll walk away with the knowledge and skills you need to ace your next presentation and get the results you need. Topics include:

  • Demonstrating knowledge and competence
  • Key preparation techniques
  • Developing confidence for presenting and answering audience questions
  • Physical techniques for effective presentations, such as eye contact, voice, and gestures
  • Easy ways to encourage audience engagement
  • And more!

Franklin: Thursday, September 19, 1–4 p.m. – Register

PowerPoint: Dynamic Presentations

Bring a presentation to work on during this helpful workshop-based class geared towards beginner and intermediate users. Learn effective tips and tricks, from graphics and exciting slide transitions to audience notes.

Online: Monday, September 23, 9 a.m. –4 p.m. – Register
Franklin: Friday, September 27, 9 a.m. –4 p.m – Register

PowerPoint Advanced (Online)

Do you already know how to create a good slideshow, but still have some lingering questions? The PowerPoint Advanced course will help you become adept at adding videos, using master slides and managing animation effects and timings efficiently. This two-part course is best suited for those who have successfully completed a beginner/intermediate PowerPoint class or have equivalent experience. Both sessions are required for successful course completion.

Part 1: Wednesday, September 25, 1–4 p.m. – Register
Part 2: Thursday, September 26, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. – Register

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