The specialization consists of approximately 20 various practical tasks in the form of a Peer-Review. The tasks are distinguished by both the structure and the contect: analysis, editing, breaking down to parts and structuring somebody else's presentation, text editing, slide upmaking, writing your own script, creating your own slides, etc. Each task is aimed at developing a certain skill which is studied in accordance with the module.
Presentation Skills: Speechwriting, Slides and Delivery Specialization
Deliver compelling presentations. . Learn and apply the principles of speechwriting, slide design and delivery like great presenters.
About This Specialization
Presentations are the most popular way of communication. This Specialization has 4 courses and covers fundamentals of three major presentation skills: 1) Storytelling— the art of crafting an interesting, convincing and evidence-based script of your presentation, 2) Slide design — a merge of graphical and information design to make clean and clear slides that help you deliver your ideas 3) Delivery — the art of interacting with the audience during presentation and a tough Q&A. The 4th and final course of the Specialization is the Capstone project, where you will prepare a presentation «from scratch» with a topic that matters to you and then deliver it to your peers. Our courses are designed for anyone from a rookie speaker to an established presenter. Whether you’re presenting an idea or a product or a complicated issue, this Specialization gives you tools to make it right. We suggest you take these courses in ascending order. But feel free to choose only the courses you need. The specialization trailer
Follow the suggested order or choose your own.
Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Presentation skills: Speechwriting and StorytellingCurrent session: Mar 19
About the Course“99% presentations suck!”, — said Apple former evangelist Guy Kawasaki in 2005. Up to now the situation hasn’t improved yet. Why? Most public speaking courses focus on “how” instead of “what & why”. How to stand, walk and talk during delivery wit
Presentation skills: Designing Presentation SlidesUpcoming session: Apr 2
About the Course“Powerpoint slides are like children: no matter how ugly they are, you’ll think they’re beautiful if they’re yours” — Scott Adams, author of the comic strip “Dilbert”. Due to this cause or another, it’s a huge stress to look at most Powerpoint slides. D
Presentation skills: Effective Presentation DeliveryCurrent session: Mar 19
About the CourseMumbling, stumbling, worrying, trembling, sweating and fearing are the outcomes of the low delivery skills. In this course, we are not going to teach you how to replicate the best bits and traits of the acknowledged speakers. Dumb replication of s
Presentation skills: Public Speaking ProjectUpcoming session: Apr 2
- English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese (Simplified)
About the CourseEverything comes together in the Capstone: story, slides and delivery. You will draft a complete script of your presentation. With the advice of your peer readers, you will revise, rewrite, and complete it. Than the same thing will happen with your sli
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