Presenting with Impact Virtually
Our Presenting with Impact Virtually online session is a training workshop that gives you ideas to consider when presenting over the internet rather than face to face. It is a practical session with particiapnst presenting to each other throughout. The workshop can be run as a one off to give participants key ideas. Or it can be a series of more developmental sessions. Each session lasts from between 60 to 90 minutes.
We use Zoom or your preferred online platform.
Objective of this Online Workshop
To provide ideas and guidance on how to present virtually, or online, whether this be to colleagues, seniors, or clients.
To answer questions participants have on how to present virtually.
The session is delivered in workshop style with interaction, discussion and practise. It is even more importnat with online learning that the participants are engaged. This is because there are so many possible distractions including social media, emails, other people in close proximity and many more.
Presenting with Impact Virtually - Agenda
The differences of presenting virtually
The size of the challenge; making preparation and practice even more important.
Voice; ensuring you are heard clearly
Reflecting on accent, speed and pace. How to moderate clarity of delivery, speed and pace.
Using video; where to look and the importance of facial body language.
Impact of using your video; how close to sit, your background & lighting. Eye contact, open body language.
Language; avoiding complex words and phrases; tailoring to your audience.
The importance of simple language on video calls. Common examples/pitfalls of words and language that is complex. Neutral positioning. Use of acronyms etc.
Using slides; content, images and how to use them as supports to your personal impact.
Striping down your talk when presenting virtually; less text, bullet point language, use of images, space for participants to write on your slides.
Sharing your screen; keeping the content relevant and useful
Keeping it brief and directly relevant to each participant; the ‘So What’ test. Using white board to get involvement.
Content volume; how to keep your content concise & to the point
The reality of presenting virtually = it has to be brief, to the point, logical and engaging. Using the structure and objective of your talk to make it brief and impactful.
Engaging your audience; how to make your content relevant and keeping them involved
How to introduce your talk with relevance to each member of your audience. Using rhetorical questions. Using questions to structure your talk. Introducing the idea of your questions to specific people at the start of your talk.
Housekeeping; ‘rules’ of online meetings
Deciding on the ‘rules/requests’ of your meeting; mute when not speaking, use of video etc. Use of group chat.
Handling questions; basic question handling, to handling difficult questions
Process for handling any question. Option of writing questions on a whiteboard. What to do when you get a question you do not know the answer to. How to handle questions which are outside the scope of the agenda.
Tailored to your needs
Our workshops are tailored to your needs, at no extra cost. Please contact us to discuss your training needs and what you would like this online workshop to give your people.