SAIS Courses

Effective Presentation Skills & Public Speaking Techniques

This course teaches students how to structure and deliver a presentation. It will involve active student participation throughout and aim to build both skills and confidence. Course participants will be required to give a presentation (~5 minutes) and will have multiple other opportunities to work on their presentation skills. Among the topics covered in the course are: creating an initial good impression, using visual aids effectively, structuring a presentation, handling difficult questions, and dealing with nerves. In addition, the highly interactive nature of the course means that students can focus on specific areas they wish to improve upon. 



Course Number
CS304

Term
Washington, D.C.

Campus
Washington, D.C.