Presenting and Facilitating Virtually

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

Giving a virtual presentation or facilitating a remote meeting can be an intimidating prospect, and the use of technology for delivery can be a complex and daunting. We will teach you skills and techniques required in the planning, preparation, and delivery of effective presentations in a virtual environment. You will learn to actively engage your participants and practice effective use of your voice to compensate for lack of body language.

Learning Objectives »

  • Establish a positive climate in a virtual environment
  • Learn how to manage a remote meeting
  • Deploy strategies for engaging a virtual audience
  • Delivery dynamic virtual presentations
  • Learn to simultaneously present and build rapport while using a technology platform
  • Apply techniques for platforms such as a Zoom

Course Agenda »

Virtual Communication Skills

  1. Delivering Modalities
  2. Principles of Virtual Adult Learning
  3. Virtual Communication
  4. Active Remote Listening
  5. Voice Vitality
  6. Honing Your Delivery Style

Facilitating a Remote Meeting

  1. Defining Objectives
  2. Meeting Agendas
  3. Understanding Group Dynamics
  4. Staying on Track
  5. Meeting Challenges
  6. Building Consensus

Delivering a Virtual Presentation

  1. Engaging the Audience
  2. Distinctive Openings
  3. Maintaining Participant Involvement
  4. Presentation Techniques
  5. Virtual Q and A
  6. Critiquing and Feedback
  7. Memorable Closings

Using Platforms for Virtual Delivery

  1. Online Demonstration Methods
  2. Platform Techniques
  3. Chats and Polling
  4. Meeting Rooms
  5. Resolving Common Technical Problems