Exceptional presentation skills are essential to your success. In order to move forward with your career, you’ll need to be an extraordinary communicator. To give a presentation that has a lasting impact and yields results for your team and organization, you’ll need more than a few fancy fonts and pie charts. In this dynamic and interactive program series, you will learn the required personal and technical skills that will take your presentation to the next level. After this program you will come away with a firm understanding of your own presentation strengths and with a practical plan for self-improvement. In a constructive and collaborative environment, you will work on your own presentation projects and get feedback from both audience members (participants) and experts in the fields of influence and persuasion.
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In this engaging 1-day program you will learn how to make connections with your audience, find and tell a compelling story, move and influence your audience toward your desired goal, as well as learn several technical aspects of presentations, including but not limited to: body language, story creation, and how to convert performance anxiety into personal power. Participants come prepared with a two-minute presentation* that will be coached throughout the program. All presentations are video recorded for private playback with commentary from the trainers. By the end of the program, you will have a more polished presentation as well as several skills you can use throughout your professional career.
Professionals of all levels, who need to effectively engage and influence others through presentations in order to achieve personal, team or organizational goals.
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ANNIE FITZPATRICK is a facilitator at Xavier Leadership Center and a member at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music Drama Program. She has also taught interpersonal communication skills at UC’s College of Law and UC’s College of Medicine. As a professional actress she has been a spokesperson and corporate trainer for companies that include Procter & Gamble, Lenscrafters, Krogers, Cintas, Ipsos, Barefoot Proximity, Hewlett Packard, Parker Brothers, RCA, JB Speakers, and Motorola. She has coached professional actors for over 25 years and created a Conservatory program for The Tri-State American Federation of Radio and Television Artists. She has appeared Off-Broadway, toured nationally and internationally, and works in regional theatres across the country. She has appeared in numerous national and local commercials. TV and film credits include Those Who Kill, Army Wives, Little Accidents, Fun Size, Milk Money, Loving, and Broken Hearts. As a company member of The Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, she has received two Best Actress Cincinnati Entertainment Awards and multiple Acclaim Awards, including one for Best Supporting Actress.Show More
Rocco Del Vera, Professor of Theatre at the College Conservatory of Music, has 30+ years of experience teaching adults. He has worked extensively as a coach and trainer in corporate environments, training professionals in such areas as persuasive speaking, presentation skills, and leadership presence. He is an internationally-recognized teacher and researcher in the area of voice and emotion, and is one of only a handful of certified trainers in the Alba Emoting technique. He has published 6 books and over 35 articles including The Voice in Violence and Voice: Onstage and Off, a textbook in use by over 300 colleges and universities. His credits include work as both a voice coach on numerous stage productions and as a voice-over talent on more than 500 commercials, television shows, and movies, including L.A. Law, Hill Street Blues, THIRTYsomething, Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Gods Must Be Crazy.Show More
DENISE DAL VERA is a facilitator for Xavier Leadership Center and a faculty member at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music Drama Program. She has enjoyed a highly varied career as a corporate spokesperson and actress. As a corporate trainer, some of her clients include: Children’s Hospital, UC Law School, Fifth/Third Bank, General Motors, GTE, Iams, Kroger, Lexmark, Boeing Aircraft, Contel, Eli Lilly & Co., Macy’s Stores, American Financial Group, Cincinnati Bell, Procter & Gamble, Reynolds & Reynolds, UMPC Health Plan. Currently producing the Public Television documentary Steel Heartbeats, which focuses on peace and inclusion through music, Denise holds Executive Board positions both locally, with The Cincinnati Labor Council AFL-CIO, and nationally, with The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. You can see her in featured roles on Army Wives, 21 Jumpstreet, Northern Exposure, Days of Our Lives, Body Language, and most recently the films, The Next Three Days with Russell Crowe, My Bloody Valentine 3-D, Homecoming, Madison, Uninvited Guest, Artworks, and Dead Horse.Show More