MBAexpress: Powerful Presentation Skills
America’s greatest anxiety, public speaking, is a necessity in today’s business world. Those who can speak in front of crowds and have effective presentational skills tend to move up the corporate ladder more swiftly.
Discover how to stand in front of an audience, project confidence and knowledge, all the while making a connection and capturing your audience’s imagination to be powerful and persuasive.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Illustrate techniques in increasing your confidence before your presentation
Identify ways to connect with your audience and capture their imagination
Recognize the importance of restating questions during a presentation or Q&A
Describe ways on how you can become a more polished presenter
Practice is essential
Slide count calculation
A speech versus an experience
Fear of questions
Know your audience
Turn off the adrenaline
The power of a pause
Field of Study: Communications and Marketing
Recommended CPE Credit Hours: 1.0
Course Level: Basic
Designed For: CPAs and other professionals at all levels needing to enhance their presentation skills
Instructor: Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, MAc
Publication Year: 2014
Expiration Date: Course content is reviewed annually and revised with neccessary changes or else the course is removed.
Peter A. Margaritis, CPA, CGMA is an author, blogger, speaker, educator, humorist, improviser, and podcaster. Partnering with the Business Learning Institute, his firm “The Accidental Accountant” teaches CPAs and other business leaders how to apply the seven principles of improvisation to build respect, trust and support with their colleagues and clients. He is the author of Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life.
Peter earned is his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH.
Peter is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Georgia Society of CPAs, Maryland Association of CPAs, Ohio Society of CPAs, and the National Speakers Association. He is also the past chairman of the Ohio Society of CPAs executive board and a former delegate to the AICPA governing council.