Public Speaking

Target Audience:The program is designed for employees and managers, who by occupation prepare and conduct presentations, both within the company and for its business partners; participate in the negotiation process; make presentations at conferences.Duration:2 days, 12 hoursProvider:Venue:AEB office, Moscow, Krasnoproletarskaya ul. 16 bld. 3, entrance 8 (4th floor), nearest metro station - NovoslobodskayaLanguage:RussianCoach:Evgeniy Ovchinnikov
Evgeniy OvchinnikovEvgeniy Ovchinnikov

Terms and Conditions

– The deadline for registration & payment is usually 5 days before the starting date of the course;
– Those who do not register and pay by the deadline will not be allowed to participate in the training;
– All payments are to be made by bank transfer;
– Once registration is closed, the fee is non-refundable.

Measurable Outcomes for the Company:

•    To introduce the culture of quality presentations
To develop a unified standard for preparing to presentations
To introduce the rules of interesting presentations

•    To increase effectiveness
To improve readability of slides
To develop a common language
To reduce the time needed for creating presentations
To structure the presentation according to the interests of a particular audience

•    To establish standards
To establish corporate standards for presentations
To improve communication by/through presentations

Training goals for participants:

•    Knowledge
To learn new things about making presentations and public speaking

•    Skills
To develop the skills needed to create, prepare and conduct presentations and speeches
To learn to create better arguments in defense of your position and increase credibility of your presentations
To acquire goal setting skills in preparation for your presentation
To learn to manage your time
To learn to manage the audience’s emotions
To learn to express thoughts precisely and to place the right accents

•    Motivation and stress
To learn to overcome performance anxiety
To master the methods of self-motivation and self-control before and during the presentation
To develop your own algorithm of overcoming stage fright

•    Questions and problem solving
To recognize "minefields" and anticipate problematic situations
To find effective behavior models in difficult situations
To learn the tricks of giving good answers to difficult questions
To learn how to work with a lethargic audience

•    Preparation

Setting goals
Messages and meta-messages
Defining goals and objectives
Key components of success and potential pitfalls

Thesis list
Presentation design
Content, plan and structure
Creating theses
Timing your speech

Creating the mood
Effective state of the speaker and effectively managing emotions
Inspiration on demand, creating a positive resource state
Techniques for self-tuning and mobilizing
Managing excitement and emotions: business, sports, theatre
Main reasons for stage fright and overcoming them
Secrets of charisma and energy

Arguments and jokes
Structure of persuasive presentations
Preparing arguments
Persuasion and argumentation techniques and tools
Preparing jokes and humor
Appropriateness of humor
Creativity in your presentation

• Slides and handouts

Presentation goals
SMART presentation goals
Coordination of goals and speech content

Presentations at conferences
Presentations to top managers
Presentations at training seminars
Presentations by email

Slide design rules
Presentation templates
Rules for preparing materials and equipment
Optimization of graphics
Searching for information
Using illustrations
Rules for using photographic materials
Using corporate standards in presentations
Components of the corporate standard

• Presentation
Technical issues
Working with flip charts, overhead projectors, audio and video equipment
Perception filters

Emotional competence
Speaker’s personality and its significance
Managing first impressions
Speaking the politically correct language
Rational and emotional perception
Projecting your voice
Energy and quality of voice
Managing intonation and volume
Gestures, posture and eye contact
Powerful pauses
Stories, tales and anecdotes
Coordination of gestures and internal states
Distance and spatial positioning
Speech contrasts
Ways of engaging audience in presentations

Attention + Interest + Desire + Action
Audience needs
Gaining attention
How to start your presentation
Establishing and maintaining rapport
Attracting attention and gaining interest
Establishing audience needs
Creating a light effect
Creating the flow
Summary, discussion and outcomes

• On the sidelines
Organizing Q&A sessions
Exchanging business cards and contact information
Effective immediate action
Managing order of questions
Rules for taking notes

• Types of audiences and speeches
Audience orientation and working with values
Entertaining, informative and persuasive presentations
30 seconds in an elevator
Presenting to senior management
Sit-down presentations

• Potential problems
Behavior strategies in crisis situations
Difficult situations and preventing them
Types of difficult participants
Maintaining initiative and status
Taking a heat
Interacting with skeptics and enemies
Turning enemies into friends
Working with lethargic audiences and waking them up
Techniques and algorithms for responding to provocative, aggressive, and manipulative questions
Working with comments from the audience