Summary

Delivering Dynamic Virtual Presentations

Managing the virtual workplace isn’t as scary as it sounds. A lot of the basics of management (including communicating with others, managing performance, building teams, and leading meetings) are the same. This course will cover the differences and give you the skills that you need to successfully lead the virtual workplace.

Introduction

Learning Objectives
– Explain the differences between virtual and in-person presentations
– Outline the major challenges (presenter, presentation and technical) with virtual presentations
– Recognize the strengths, weaknesses, and standout features of popular virtual presentation platforms (Zoom, MS Teams, GoToMeeting and Google Meet) and how to set up an account on the platforms.
– Integrate solutions to virtual presentation challenges in your own delivery of virtual presentations

Outline

  • Session One: Course Overview

    • Learning Objectives
    • Pre-Assignment
    • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Session Two: Why Virtual Presentations and Meetings?

    • Working From Home
    • Virtual Meeting Experiences
    • Types of Presentations
  • Session Three: How are Virtual Presentations Different from In-Person?

    • Delivering a Presentation Virtually
  • Session Four: Virtual Presentation Challenges

    • Connecting Virtually
    • Remote Meetings — What are People Really Doing?
    • Other Challenges and Solutions
  • Session Five: Virtual Presentation Essentials — The Presenter

    • The Presenter
    • Presenter Challenges Activity
    • Presenter Challenges
    • Etiquette
    • Etiquette Reminder Email
    • Hospitality
    • Considering a Virtual Presentation Team
  • Session Six: Virtual Presentation Essentials — The Presentation

    • Presentation Tools
    • Presentation Challenges
    • Using Breakout Rooms for Small Groups
    • Engaging All Participants
    • What to Do After the Presentation
  • Session Seven: Virtual Presentation Essentials — The Technology

    • Avoiding Technical Difficulties
  • Session Eight: The Tools — Zoom

    • Overview
    • Key Features
    • Setting Up an Account
    • Strengths and Weaknesses
    • Zoom Standout Features
  • Session Nine: The Tools — Microsoft Teams

    • Overview
    • Key Features
    • Setting Up an Account
    • Strengths and Weaknesses
    • Microsoft Teams Standout Features
  • Session Ten: The Tools — GoToMeeting

    • Overview
    • Key Features
    • Setting Up an Account
    • Strengths and Weaknesses
    • GoToMeeting Standout Features
  • Session Eleven: The Tools — Google Meet

    • Overview
    • Key Features
    • Setting Up an Account
    • Strengths and Weaknesses
    • Google Meet Standout Features
  • Session Twelve: Capstone Activity

    • Deliver a Virtual Presentation
  • 13. Personal Action Plan

    • Starting Point
    • Where I Want to Go
    • How I Will Get There

Course Schedule

DATES
LOCATION
START
END
STATUS
10/25/22 October 25, 2022
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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11/30/22 November 30, 2022
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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12/28/22 December 28, 2022
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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