This two-part workshop is designed to help you craft and deliver your message(s) clearly and concisely--whether it's a pitch to investors, a speech to community members, or an appeal to your roommate for why you should rescue a dog. We will begin with a review of the elements of good messaging, the common pitfalls, and the delivery techniques that maximize engagement and resonance and then dive into the workshop.
Effective presentation follows three steps:
In the first session, we'll work through steps 1 and 2, and in the second session, we'll focus on step 3. Students will bring an idea, a topic, an outline, draft, or any other material to serve as the foundation of their message, and we will workshop everything from key messages to the delivery.
This session will open with a brief discussion on message strategies that work, integrating aspects like an emotional appeal and call to action, and why messaging sometimes fails.
Then, we'll go into a workshop and address the following questions:
This session will open with a review of effective presentation design and delivery, including slide design, effective use of data, and tips for audience engagement.
Then, we'll workshop. We will review the overall look and flow of everyone's presentations, and we will get hands on with 5-10 "trouble" slides from each student. In doing so, you will not only improve the effectiveness of your message, you will see advanced PowerPoint techniques including:
This is an event hosted by Skillshare community ambassadors, not by Skillshare itself. We're staying true to the idea of learning anything from anyone, including our fellow community members and teachers.
This class hasn't been reviewed yet.