Presenting with Persuasion, Clarity & Strength

October 26, 2020 10:00 AM - October 30, 2020 12:30 PM

Online Course, Link will be sent in advance of the event.

Add to Calendar 10/26/2020 10:00:00 AM 10/30/2020 12:30:00 PM Presenting with Persuasion, Clarity & Strength

The ability to speak in a clear, comfortable, and confident manner is a key skill for all biotech industry professionals. Whether presenting internally to a small group of peers, entire departments, management, or externally to clinicians, patient advocates, other medical professionals, the press, or investors, telling your story effectively, delivering meaningful messages, being persuasive, and speaking confidently in a variety of settings takes skill development and practice. The workshop will be interactive, with practice, role playing, and exercises. Combining this approach with a comprehensive agenda ensures participants will gain important, practical, lifelong skills that they can put to immediate use.

Course Schedule:

  • Monday, October 26th, 2020, 10:00-12:30 PM  
  • Wednesday, October 28th, 2020, 10:00-12:30 PM  
  • Friday, October 30th, 2020, 10:00-12:30 PM  

The following topics will be covered in three 2.5 hour sessions virtually:

  • Organizing Content
  • Handling Questions
  • Projecting Confidence
  • Being Persuasive
  • Managing Nervousness
  • Using Technical Visuals
  • Building a Cohesive Story

Session I

  • Introduction
  • Sharing Communication Challenges 
  • Understanding the Listener’s Needs
  • Understanding the Communication Environment 
  • Identifying Theme
  • Organizing Content
  • Being Persuasive

Session II 
  • Controlling Nervousness
  • Using Notes
  • Working with Visual Aids
  • Best Practices for Presenting Virtually
  • Handling Questions

Session III
  • Practice Strategies
  • Delivering Presentation to Group for feedback and coaching
Online Course, Link will be sent in advance of the event.