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Business Communication - Developing Effective Business Presentation Skills Course


Business Communication - Developing Effective Business Presentation Skills
Business Communication - Developing Effective Business Presentation Skills

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Course Description

The free online course Business Communication - Developing Effective Business Presentation Skills will help learners prepare more effectively for a presentation, be more confident speaking in front of people, and develop the skills to engage and persuade an audience. Many business professionals lack confidence when it comes to making presentations but the good news is that effective presentation skills can be learned. In this course you will learn how to plan and develop an effective presentation by breaking it into its essential components, map its flow and create appropriate text, graphics and other presentation aids. You will learn how to assess the expectations of your audience and engage with them effectively by understanding their demographics, listening style and presentation expectations. You will also learn how to overcome nervousness and become more confident when speaking in public. You will learn tips and techniques to deliver presentations naturally, whether you are speaking at a small team meeting or presenting to an audience of hundreds. This free online course will be of great interest to all business professionals who want to prepare and deliver presentations with confidence, expertise and professionalism, and all learners who want to be more confident when speaking in public.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
- Describe the steps in the process of planning a speech;
- Identify the general purpose and specific purpose of a speech;
- Understand the importance of research in developing your topic;
- Use resources to gather information effectively;
- Document your sources correctly and avoid plagiarism;
- Describe common myths and realities of public speaking;
- Overcome common obstacles in public speaking.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 76 votes
Course Title: Business Communication - Developing Effective Business Presentation Skills
Course #: 804
Course Publisher: NPTEL
Course Category: 9
Content Origin:
Course Description: The free online course Business Communication - Developing Effective Business Presentation Skills will help learners prepare more effectively for a presentation, be more confident speaking in front of people, and develop the skills to engage and persuade an audience. Many business professionals lack confidence when it comes to making presentations but the good news is that effective presentation skills can be learned. In this course you will learn how to plan and develop an effective presentation by breaking it into its essential components, map its flow and create appropriate text, graphics and other presentation aids. You will learn how to assess the expectations of your audience and engage with them effectively by understanding their demographics, listening style and presentation expectations. You will also learn how to overcome nervousness and become more confident when speaking in public. You will learn tips and techniques to deliver presentations naturally, whether you are speaking at a small team meeting or presenting to an audience of hundreds. This free online course will be of great interest to all business professionals who want to prepare and deliver presentations with confidence, expertise and professionalism, and all learners who want to be more confident when speaking in public.
License: This course is available from NPTEL OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 9th April 2015
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Higher High Secondary School
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Siphonyana Lekubu
    Siphonyana Lekubu South Africa business communication is how to prepare themselves for presentation, give audience a view about the business -to how manage a business 2017-02-09 16:02:19
  • judith walters
    judith walters Jamaica The slides were good, I found the topic to be interested and quite timely.It will enhance my presentation skills in the future. 2016-07-08 21:07:15
  • Okechukwu benjamin Onugha
    Okechukwu benjamin Onugha United Arab Emirates It is a wonderful course experience , I can now boldly stand and present a speech in public. thanks to Alison for the opportunity to learn, today I can be able to plan, write, prepare, ear contact, body language and more. Thank you and God bless. 2016-06-05 14:06:42
  • MYRA STEELE
    MYRA STEELE United States of America I thought the course give a great presentation on how to develop and prepare for business public speaking . 2015-12-29 23:12:18
  • Nomvumelo Dloboyi
    Nomvumelo Dloboyi South Africa Good day I just want to thank all Allison team for giving me the opportunity to study. I am learning lots of good things. Thank you all. 2015-10-13 13:10:33
  • Claude McKenzie
    Claude McKenzie Canada Nice and effective presentation. 2015-10-12 23:10:08
  • tanya vitanova
    tanya vitanova United Arab Emirates Very good course 2015-09-11 18:09:28
  • Gbadebo Olukayode
    Gbadebo Olukayode Nigeria Its something i need to push forward my company... 2015-09-09 00:09:58
  • Benson Kangethe
    Benson Kangethe United States of America I want to have good skills in applying on a specific job. 2015-06-09 21:06:11
  • Olatunde Raphael
    Olatunde Raphael Nigeria Business communication has to do with your ability to communicate your business ideas to your prospects. 2015-05-12 20:05:41
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