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.
Oct 15, 2019 (8:30am-4pm)
Apr 07, 2020 (8:30am-4pm)
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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
Denise Dal Vera is a Xavier Leadership Center facilitator in areas including influencing, emotional intelligence, presentation skills and more. Creating interactive and engaging sessions tailored to workforce needs is a challenge she enjoys. She has been a working actress for over 20 years and is a faculty member at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music Acting Program (CCM), a corporate coach and co-owner of IWA Strategies LLC. Combining what both actors and neuroscientists understand about human communication, allows a fresh approach to teaching the soft skills of Emotional Intelligence that is tangible and easily accessible. Recent featured acting roles include; Rebecca in My Days of Mercy, with Kate Mara and Ellen Page, Rust Creek, Goat, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Chicago PD, Army Wives, 21 Jump Street, Northern Exposure, Days of our lives.