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  1. Powerful and Effective Presentation Skills

    Effective communications skills are a powerful career activator, and most of us are called upon to communicate in some type of formal presentation mode at some point along the way. For instance, you might be asked to brief management on market research results, walk your team through a new process, lay out the new budget, or explain a new ...

  2. What It Takes to Give a Great Presentation

    Read more on Business communication or related topics Power and influence, Presentation skills and Public speaking Carmine Gallo is a Harvard University instructor, keynote speaker, and author of ...

  3. How to Give a Killer Presentation

    A version of this article appeared in the June 2013 issue of Harvard Business Review. Read more on Persuasion or related topics Presentation skills and Personal strategy and style For HBR Subscribers

  4. How to Make a "Good" Presentation "Great"

    Think phrases and bullets, not sentences. As an intern or early career professional, chances are that you'll be tasked with making or giving a presentation in the near future. Whether you're ...

  5. Harvard ManageMentor: Presentation Skills

    Harvard ManageMentor helps students develop the skills they need to thrive in the workforce. These online courses combine the latest in business thinking from management experts with interactive assignments to empower students with the skills employers seek. In this course, students will learn how to analyze an audience and their setting ...

  6. HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

    No matter where you are on the spectrum, this guide will give you the confidence and the tools you need to get results. Written by presentation expert Nancy Duarte, the "HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations" will help you: (1) Win over tough crowds, (2) Organize a coherent narrative, (3) Create powerful messages and visuals, (4) Connect with ...

  7. Presentations (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

    Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring ...

  8. Presentation Skills: Harvard ManageMentor

    Product Description. This course will teach you to clarify your objective, identify your audience, and consider the setting for your presentation. It covers how to identify the single key point of your presentation, construct a presentation that hooks your audience and communicates your message, and use visuals and other media in a presentation ...

  9. Communication Strategies: Presenting with Impact

    Through oral presentations and small group activities, you will master more effective communication strategies. ... and conviction is an essential leadership skill. Mastering your public speaking and presentation skills will enable you to inspire your audience as well as build trust and credibility. ... Harvard Extension School. Harvard degrees ...

  10. Leadership Communication Training Courses at Harvard

    Why Study Leadership Communication at Harvard. Enhance your communication skills with one of our leadership communication courses. Our programs cover topics such as improving your ability to influence and motivate others, building trust and alliances across the organization, effectively communicating complex information - all ultimately helping you to improve your ability to communicate as a ...

  11. Presentation skills

    Presentation skills Digital Article. Jerry Weissman. Robert S. McNamara, the Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1968, who was the driving force behind the controversial Vietnam War, went on to a ...

  12. Effective Organizational Communication

    Learn skills to think on your feet when in a position to deliver impromptu messages; Earn a Certificate of Participation from the Harvard Division of Continuing Education; Topics Covered. Generating ideas for organizing, preparing, and delivering effective presentations; Building trust and credibility quickly, and effectively handling resistance

  13. Countway Practical Presentation Skills

    Presentation Slides. Creating slides to accompany your presentation can be a great way to provide complimentary visual representation of your topic. Slides are used to fill in the gaps while you tell the story. Start your presentation with a brief introduction- who you are and what you are going to talk about.

  14. Harvard Business Review

    Employees expect employers to speak out on social, political, and environmental issues. Businesses can't weigh in every time, but they can create a culture of open dialogue and ethical transparency. Sponsor Content from NVIDIA. Find new ideas and classic advice on strategy, innovation and leadership, for global leaders from the world's best ...

  15. Presentation Skills

    This easy to use, interactive Harvard ManageMentor "Presentation Skills" (CD-ROM) will help you learn how to connect what you know about your topic with what your audience needs-in ways that engage, clarify, and inspire. This program contains relevant information on how to: prepare an effective presentation customized for your audience and ...

  16. Mastering the Business Presentation

    Yet far too many presentations simply don't work very well; they are too dense, too dull, and too complicated. Tim Calkins MBA '91 will explain why presenting is such an important skill for rising business executives and why people struggle. He will provide five best practices that will help you turn big data into a compelling story and ...

  17. Presentations

    Jeffrey Rayport on Product Market Fit, Profit Market Fit and Whiplash, and More. This episode of "Lessons from Startup Life" podcast features Jeffrey Rayport, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Jeffrey specializes in teaching and researching growth-stage technology ventures and their scalability.

  18. Mastering Consulting and Advisory Skills

    Mastering Consulting and Advisory Skills. Course Number 2043. Senior Lecturer David G. Fubini. Spring; Q3; 1.5 credits. Paper. Each year, hundreds of HBS students walk across the Commencement stage anticipating a near-term career in management consulting. In addition, many more also prepare to enter other careers where their roles will be more ...

  19. Presentation skills

    Presentation skills Digital Article. Jerry Weissman. Robert S. McNamara, the Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1968, who was the driving force behind the controversial Vietnam War, went on to a ...

  20. Crush Your Next Virtual Presentation

    HBR Learning's online leadership training helps you hone your skills with courses like Presentation Skills. Earn badges to share on LinkedIn and your resume. Access more than 40 courses trusted ...

  21. Harvard ManageMentor: Presentation Skills

    Delivered entirely online, the Presentation Skills module of Harvard ManageMentor teaches students how to prepare and deliver presentations that command attention, persuade, and inspire. Students…. Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes. Publication Date: Dec 18, 2013. Discipline: General Management. Product #: 9037-HTM-ENG. This item is no longer available.

  22. Essential Management Skills for Emerging Leaders

    Improve your negotiation and presentation skills. ... She is a faculty member at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Dr. Blake-Beard's area of expertise is working with organizational leaders to identify challenges and opportunities associated with integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). ... Harvard Extension School ...

  23. Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

    Public Speaking and Presentation Skills. Through Harvard. HPM 223: Public Speaking for Managers. Harvard Toastmasters Club. LinkedIn Learning: Public Speaking Courses. Learn Persuasive Communication Skills Leadership Communication Programs. External Resources. Boston Speaks Series. Effective Presentations guide by the Northwest Center for ...