Presentation Skills for Professionals Workshop

1 full day  |  .7 CEUs | 7.0 CPEs Communications | 7 HRCIs
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Presentation Skills Workshop One of the top requirements for professional advancement today is the ability to deliver a presentation in which one connects with the audience and communicates clearly, and demonstrates the ability to speak with confidence and power. The Presentations Skills workshop will assist professionals in improving their oral presentation skills, empowering them to speak more effectively when running staff meetings or presenting to internal or external clients.


Program Description

Master speech apprehension and develop greater confidence

~  Speak before any group with passion, power, and confidence
~  Use the voice effectively as an "instrument of influence"
~  Develop dynamic openings and closings to "wow" your audience
~  Create a clear, concise, and convincing message
~  Achieve the desired results by connecting with the audience

Program participants will leave the workshop with a specific action plan and videotape of their individual presentation, along with an evaluation that will significantly improve their presentation skills and increase their value to their respective organizations.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn to:

~  Master speech apprehension and develop greater confidence
~  Apply the techniques of highly successful speakers
~  Speak before any group with passion, power, and confidence
~  Become an expert in planning, preparing, and delivering a presentation
~  Use the voice effectively as an "instrument of influence"
~  Avoid the use of crutch words, such as "um" and "er"
~  Achieve the desired results by engaging the audience's attention

Once you complete this workshop, register for Part II: Advanced Presentation Skills.


This course is designed for professionals of all levels interested in acquiring or improving their presentation skills and receiving feedback on their performance.

Program Dates / Locations

March 19, 2015 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

NSU Main Campus Fort Lauderdale
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314

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Program Fee

Fee of $395 includes tuition, instructional materials and a video of the participant's presentation.


Marsha Freedman, M.A.

Ms. Marsha Freedman is a presentation skills seminar leader, trainer, coach and speaker. She works with professionals to improve their confidence levels and effectiveness as public speakers. Marsha is a university communications instructor at Nova Southeastern University. She is author of the workbook, Breaking Through the Fear Barrier: Overcoming Presentation Anxiety and the producer of Powerful Presentations Workshop CDs. Marsha is a member of the National Speakers Association/Florida Speakers Association, American Society of Training and Development, Organizational Network, Women's Prosperity Network, and Toastmasters International, where she served as Area Governor. Ms. Freedman holds a bachelor's degree in Education and a master's degree in Mass Communication.

Comments From Past Participants

"I gained a lifetime of knowledge during 8 hours in what seemed 8 minutes."
Juan-Diego Mejia, Operations Manager | Value Care at Home

"Went far beyond my expectations. The power is within each of us but it helps someone walking you through the path to find it."
Luisa Gamboa, Lead Counsel | Motorola Solutions, Inc.

"The program had helped me overcome the fear of presenting with great tips on engaging the audience."
Isabel Medel, IT Director | Ryder

Course Customization

Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.


In order to participate in any Hudson Center program, registration and payment in full is required at least one (1) business day prior to the start date of the program. Participants are strongly urged to register as early as possible in order to guarantee a seat as class size is limited and enrollment is on a space-available basis.

Register online:
Register by phone: Call us at 800.672.7223, ext. 25137 or 954.262.5137
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Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314

We accept the following forms of payment: check (payable to "Nova Southeastern University") and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express). Payment arrangements must be made for your registration to be considered complete.

Substitution, Cancellation, Fee and Transfer Policies

We realize that occasionally you need to cancel your registration. You can substitute another individual in your place at any time prior to the first day of a program.

If you wish to receive a credit toward a future program: we will allow you to transfer you registration to a future date of the same program you are enrolled in currently, provided we receive written notice two weeks prior to the start date of the class you are currently registered in. You are permitted to re-register only one time.

If you wish to receive a refund: written cancellations received 30 calendar days before a program begins will be issued a full refund, less a $150.00 processing fee; written cancellations received 6 to 29 calendar days prior to the start of a program will get 50 percent of the registration fee refunded. We apologize but we cannot provide a refund if we receive your written cancellation in five or fewer business days prior to the start of the program.

In the event of non-payment, the responsibility for any fees incurred in collecting the payment is the responsibility of the customer.

Fees and dates are subject to change without notice.

Contact Information

For additional program information, please contact us at:

Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
Tel: 954.262.5137
Toll Free: 800.672.7223, ext. 25137
Fax: 954.262.3188

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