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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Effective Presentation and Public Speaking Skills" Workshop

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "Effective Presentation and Public Speaking Skills" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government. Managers rate "speaking in front of an audience" as one of their greatest fears. A presentation is a great opportunity to inform, persuade and lead, and is one of the keys to success in any field. Whether addressing a staff, council or commission meeting, a community group or a training class, this workshop will help alleviate the fear and further refine skills. Myra Hale-Walters is instructor.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, June 10

WHERE     Broadcast Building 111

WHY     To learn how to:

     Understand the positive and negative aspects of nervousness

     Determine the purpose of the presentation

     Learn how to research the audience in advance

     Focus on preferred outcome

     Project confidence and enthusiasm

     Prepare and organize material

     Control the communication process

     Project confidence

COST     $79

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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