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Presentation Skills for Beginners
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Presentation skills for beginners

Cohort-based Course

Presentation Skills for Beginners is a comprehensive training program designed to equip novices with essential clarifying and public speaking skills. The course features module-based learning about designing engaging presentations, mastering body language, improving voice modulation, and handling audience questions effectively. Suitable for individuals looking to build confidence in public speaking.
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Kevin Grimes

Hello there! I'm Kevin Grimes, a passionate communicator with a knack for advocacy. Hailing from the picturesque University of Alaska Fairbanks, I've honed my skills in the field of communication, emerging as a dedicated professional ready to make a positive impact.

Education: I am a proud graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where I immersed myself in the world of communication. My academic journey has equipped me with a comprehensive understanding of effective communication strategies, enabling me to navigate the intricate landscape of conveying ideas and messages with precision.

Professional Background: Currently serving as a Communications/Foster Youth Entry Coordinator, I have embraced the challenges and opportunities that come with facilitating effective communication in various settings. My role involves crafting compelling narratives, managing digital platforms, and ensuring that information is disseminated efficiently and in a way that resonates with diverse audiences.

Communication Skills: My greatest strength lies in my exceptional communication skills. Whether it's crafting engaging content, facilitating clear and concise discussions, or spearheading advocacy campaigns, I excel in conveying messages that leave a lasting impact. I believe in the power of words to inspire, educate, and ignite change.

Advocacy Passion: Advocacy is more than a profession for me; it's a calling. I am deeply committed to using my skills to champion causes that matter. From community outreach initiatives to promoting social and environmental sustainability, I am driven by a desire to contribute positively to the world.

Why Communication? Communication, to me, is not just a skill; it's a bridge that connects individuals, communities, and ideas. It has the power to break down barriers, foster understanding, and drive positive change. I am dedicated to harnessing the potential of effective communication to create meaningful connections and bring about positive transformations.

Let's Connect: I am always eager to connect with like-minded individuals, organizations, and causes. If you're looking for a passionate communicator with a proven track record in advocacy, or if you simply want to exchange ideas, feel free to reach out. Together, we can amplify our voices and make a difference.

Thank you for visiting my page, and I look forward to the exciting opportunities that lie ahead in the world of communication and advocacy!

Course Overview

Course overview

Mastering the Basics: Essential Presentation Skills for Beginners

Master the art of communication with our 'Presentation Skills for Beginners' course. Learn to engage audiences and deliver powerful presentations confidently.
Course Benefits

Boost Confidence: Beginner's Presentation

Boost Self-Confidence

This course helps you overcome the fear of public speaking by building your confidence, so you can deliver presentations smoothly and professionally.

Enhance Presentation Structure

You will learn how to structure your presentation logically and coherently, enabling you to convey your ideas and messages in an impressive manner.

Improve Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication

This course enhances both your verbal and non-verbal communication such as body language, eye contact and voice modulation, which are crucial to deliver a successful presentation.

Develop Audience Engagement Skills

This course cultivates your ability to effectively engage with your audiences, hold their attention, and respond to their questions or objections, making your presentations more interactive and interesting.

Increase Professional Opportunities

Good presentation skills can portray you as a competent, thoughtful, and persuasive person in your profession, opening up new opportunities for career advancement.

Course modules

Course modules


Introduction to Presentation Skills

This module will cover basics of a presentation including the art of creating engaging content and how to effectively organize it for audience understanding.


Fundamentals of Public Speaking

This course will delve into the core aspects of public speaking that includes audience engagement techniques, managing speech anxiety, and understanding body language and voice modulation.


Effective Presentation Tools and Techniques

This final module focuses on different presentation tools and how to utilize them flawlessly, presentation visual enhancement, as well as techniques for handling questions and feedback.

This course includes

3 modules

Applying knowledge through projects

Exclusive community of fellow members

Access to course materials for a lifetime

Immediate access to the instructor

Feedback and reflection with guidance

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