Presenting your ideas and projects are extremely important in every business situation. However, many people dont know how to best design their presentation and dont feel confident in front of a room of people. In Business Presenting and Public Speaking Skills Ill walk through step-by-step how to not just make a PowerPoint, but really tell a story. How to use best practices to clean up your data and slides so that the audience can easily understand it. Ill then show you how to stand in front of a room, how to look at your audience without feeling uncomfortable, how to pace your speech, and how to avoid saying things like um, ah, like, and.By the end of this course youll be able to design a professional looking presentation and have the skills you need to confidently stand in front of a room of any size and deliver your presentation. Subjects Covered:Part IGetting Started: How to use the Slide Master tool in PowerPoint and design a clean template to work withTelling A Story: Dont just show people facts and numbers, tell them a story with your titles, notes, and designs.Keep It Short: I introduce the 5×7 rule and show you how to reduce text without losing important information.Images/Animations/Transitions: Your presentation should be more than just text, but there is an art to how and when to use animations and images.Charts & Graphs: Charts are a great way to visually display your data, but they may require a little formatting to get the most out of them.Closing It Out: How do you end your presentation with a good recap and clear next steps.Planning Your Presentation: Before you get started you need to understand what the expectations are and who your audience will be.Part IIWhat To Wear: What you wear is important for setting the right expectation among your audience, but its also important to be comfortableWhere To Look: The audience should feel that you are speaking to them and acknowledging their presence, but making direct eye-contact may be uncomfortableWhere To Stand: Where you stand is more important that you might think. I go over how to figure this part out and use all of your allocated space.What To Do With Your Hands: Dont have a microphone or notes? What should you do with your hands to look and feel natural and confident. Slow Down/Avoid Um: I discuss some tricks and tips you can use to slow down your pace and make sure you avoid unwanted terms like um/like/andReviews from Other CoursesDigital Advertising & Marketing 101 The real-world examples almost makes it self-explanatory. Professionally done and author speaks with authority – i.e. he knows what he’s talking about and it shows. – AJ Du Toit Thought this was an excellent introduction course. Working in the industry without a huge amount of experience in this area, it was a great way to familiarize myself with topics in ongoing conversations internally and externally. Will be taking 201 to further my understanding. – Jocleyn Armour It is advertised as a 101 course and it did exactly that and very well, touching on the building blocks of Digital Advertising and Marketing. Good job Ben. – Jean CDigital Advertising & Marketing 201 When combined with Ben’s 101 course, the two classes make for a thorough and well-organized primer on digital media today. Perfect for marketing people and agency folks (creative, account) who are not immersed in a media agency. It will give you a foundation for how digital media is structured, a clear explanation of the jargon and acronyms you’ll hear bantered about, and a better understanding of the opportunities available. The 201 course goes into important detail about some of the key changes that have taken place in digital advertising recently. Ben explains the concepts clearly and succinctly. Definitely worth the time investment. – Shawn E Fraser This course is amazing. I do affiliate marketing and always wanted to learn about programmatic advertising and this course me taught that. I completed this for an interview and the employer was really impressed by the knowledge I had. Hope there is another in-depth version of this course. Where he goes into ad platforms or ad servers and teaches the real world applications. – Suryameet Singh Comprehensive overview…detailed! – Kaithlean Crotty-Clark