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Persuasive Presentations for Project Managers

One of the key skills required of project managers is the ability to give presentations. Project managers are called upon to present to their team members, management, customers, and other stakeholders. These presentations need to be highly effective and persuasive, often for the purpose of convincing reluctant or even opposing stakeholders that their buy-in is needed on a crucial aspect of the project. Yet, most managers are not trained in giving presentations—and they find this a very challenging and highly stressful part of their job. This course strongly emphasizes learning by doing. In class, create a short, persuasive presentation with fellow project managers and practice giving it in a supportive and fun environment. Explore tips and techniques for making your presentations interactive, engaging, and successful. Examine common pitfalls that all presenters face, as well as secrets and tricks of the trade for avoiding them. As a bonus, receive a PowerPoint template to help you easily get started, even if a PowerPoint novice.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of the components of a highly effective and persuasive presentation
  • The tools and skills needed to deliver interactive, engaging, and successful presentations

Ideal for

  • All levels of professionals who seek to explore the core concepts of persuasive presentation skills for project managers
  • Professionals working in or aspiring to work in project management
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.