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  Free for CGMA designation holders |   Harvard Business Publishing |   2014 |   01:30 h |   Harvard ManageMentor

Public speaking is often cited as most people’s No. 1 fear. However, as a manager, you are likely frequently required to present to your team and sometimes other groups as well. Whether you are a novice or an experienced public speaker, access the online course from Harvard ManageMentor for sound advice on preparing and delivering presentations that command attention, persuade, and inspire. Includes rehearsal techniques as well as tips for creating and using more effective visuals. Also addresses the importance of understanding your objectives and your audience to create a presentation with impact.

Outline

  • Presentation overview
  • Laying the foundation for your presentation
  • Deciding what to say
  • Organizing your presentation
  • Using visuals
  • Rehearsing
  • Presenting effectively
  • Handling questions
  • Making group presentations
  • Evaluating your presentation

Includes tips, tools, videos of executives sharing their experiences, and interactive practice scenarios you can use at your own pace and convenience.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: People: Communication, Advanced

• Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 7 • Required Software: Microsoft Office 2000+, Acrobat Reader 8.X+, Flash 9.X • Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer IE 6+ or Firefox 2.0+, JavaScript enabled, Sun Java JRE 1.5.0+ (AICC implementations only) • Required Settings: cookies enabled

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