Full course description

Course Description:

This online self-study course will address the characteristics of effective presentations.  

This course consists of four modules:

1. Tips on Oral Presentations: Tips on what makes a “good” and “not so good” presentation

2. Constructing Your Slides: Aspects of an effective and ineffective PowerPoint slide set

3. Giving an Impromptu Speech: Tips on what to do and what not to do when you are asked to provide and impromptu speech

4. Adapting to the Speaking Environment: Considerations of the audience, room and event when planning your presentation

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List the components of “good” and “not-so-good” presentation practices
  • Develop a prepared speech using an effective slide set
  • List components of an impromptu speech
  • Adapt your presentation to the environment
  • Create a personal improvement plan to increase your presentation effectiveness
Audience:

The target audience for the course is public health practitioners and students.