Presentation Fundamentals

with Tatiana Kolovou
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Presentation Fundamentals
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What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience's interests, and designed to anticipate and answer questions about your message. In this course, author and Kelley Business School professor Tatiana Kolovou teaches you how to prepare strong business presentations. Learn how to find your story, appeal to logic and emotion, gain credibility, build a deck, and deliver a compelling presentation. Along the way, follow Katie, a young professional, as she prepares to give a presentation to the executives at her organization. is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course qualifies for professional development units (PDUs). To view the activity and PDU details for this course, click here.

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Topics include:
  • Analyzing your audience
  • Strategizing for possible audience reaction
  • Building credibility with your audience
  • Collecting information
  • Organizing content
  • Designing slides
  • Practicing your presentation
  • Holding a Q&A session

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- Hi. I'm Tatiana Kolovou. And welcome to Presentation Fundamentals. In this course we will put together a business presentation from the very first point of idea generation all the way to delivery day. We will explore the important questions to ask when you analyze your audience and plan your presentation. We will walk through the details of designing your message and visuals, and finish with important information for you to know when it comes to delivering an excellent presentation.

As you're learning about presentation fundamentals, Katie, a young Kinetico professional, will be charged with a challenge of her own: presenting information on a topic in front of the executive team. You will see Katie put together and deliver a compelling presentation that gains her recognition by all of her superiors. Now, I've coached countless students and professionals in my career, and I'm very excited for you to join me and see what it takes to produce great presentations.

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