Jump Start Your Presentation Skills Today to Be The Best!
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Jump Start Your Presentation Skills Today to Be The Best!

Learn the secrets of speaking from a professional speaker to get promoted faster, make more money & grow your career!!
4.4 (42 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,911 students enrolled
Created by Shawn Doyle, CSP
Last updated 10/2013
Price: $195
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Course Goal: By the end of this course you will be ready to present with power authority and credibility
  • Objectives: Learn how to properly prepare for an effective presentation, Know how to build the perfect structure for the content of your presentation, Get control of fear and address presentation anxiety, Understand how to use your body effectively as a speaker, Learn the methods for using visual aids the right way, Learn and understand the “ 4 P’s of presenting”.
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  • Students need to bring an open mind and a a desire to be a great speaker.

Presentation skills are so important. Studies show that the biggest #1 fear people have is public speaking- (yes even more than death!) In the Book of Lists public speaking was #1 and death was #3! This is the course for you- and almost 2000 people have taken this program.

In this program Shawn Doyle CSP, a professional speaker will share with you the presentation skills and tools that professional speakers use to hit it out of the park every time. In the course of a few short hours you will learn how to take your presentations from “Oww!" to “Wow!"- from a dull boring presentation to a great one.

In video clips, audio clips, checklists, and planning sheets you will learn how to become a great presenter. If you want to advance in your career, impress people you work with or sell more, then you need to learn to massively improve your presentation skills and be a great presenter. Certified Professional Speaker Shawn Doyle will give you the tools tips and techniques on exactly how to do this how in this fun and engaging program. This program will get you ready to own the room!

Who is the target audience?
  • This program is intended for anyone who want to be a better presenter.
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
Introduction to Jumpstart Your Presentation Skills
1 Lecture 01:43

In this short video Shawn Doyle talks about why being able to present well is so important. He also gives you a short preview of the program and what you can expect.

Preview 01:43
The Power of Preparation- Understanding Your Objectives
1 Lecture 06:16

In this video Shawn Doyle CSP talks about the importance of objectives and identifying in advance what you want to achieve. After all you cant hit a target if you don't know what it is. Another important question you need to ask is- what does the audience want to walk away with? Make sure to look at the added bonus- an objectives worksheet. Make sure to download this valuable tool.

Preview 06:16
The Power of Preparation: The Audience
1 Lecture 08:49

An important area professional speakers focus on knowing the audience they are speaking to. You will learn from Shawn the key questions to ask in order to properly prepare. He had also included an audience analysis worksheet to use in your preparation for a presentation. If you like this program please provide a review so other know about it!

Preview 08:49
The Power of Preparation: The Structure
2 Lectures 10:29

The most challenging part of creating a presentation for many people is how to organize the material. In this section Shawn provides a clear and easy to use step by step process for building your presentation. He also outlines the importance of a strong opening and a strong close and examples of each to consider.

Preparation Part 2- Structure

In a continuation of the structure of a presentation, Shawn provides additional ideas of how to build and organize your content, as well as techniques for refining and editing your presentation to make it flow more effectively. Check out two added bonus items a presentation outline form and a building blcoks checklist.

Preparation Part 3: Structure (cont)
The Power of Preparation: The Space
1 Lecture 05:32

We have all seen good presentations that where negatively impacted by the space they were in. Shawn gives you tips and techniques from a professional speaker for dealing with the space, as well as understanding that space is actually part of the presentation.

Preparation Part 4 : The Space
The Power of Platform Skills: Reducing Fear
1 Lecture 05:23

Franklin D Roosevelt said " the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." It seems for many people the only thing they have to fear is public speaking and presenting. Shawn gives you tips and techniques for overcoming the fear of speaking to help you be much more confident and competent any time you present.

Power of Platform Skills: Reducing Fear
The Power of Platform Skills: The Body
1 Lecture 06:35

As a speaker one of the tools you are working with is your body. Bad or distracting body language can derail a good presentation. Shawn talks about the body and how it can help drive your message home and the one tool you should never use when presenting. Additionally you will learn the "secret weapon" for connecting with your audience.

The Power of Platform Skills : The Body
The Power of Platform Skills: The Voice
1 Lecture 08:34

A musician has an instrument that they play. A speaker has an instrument, and it is their voice. In this segment Shawn covers all of the aspects of the voice that you need to consider and polish.Great speakers have vocal variety and this information helps you develop yours.

The Power of Platform Skills: The Voice
The Power of Connection
1 Lecture 02:24

Some people when they present just seem to make a magic connection and I am sure you have seen it happen. The question is how does it happen. In this section Shawn will help uncover the mindset that allows speakers to truly connect with an audience. If you like this program please provide a review so other know about it!

The Power of Platform Skills: Connection
The Power of Presentation Tools: PowerPoint
1 Lecture 05:00

Its sad, but many people use and abuse PowerPoint in the front of the room. In this section, Shawn Doyle shares with you the key "dos and don'ts" for using Power Point. He also covers a concept about Power Point that can dramatically improve the use and effectiveness of this tool. .

The Power of Presentation Tools: Power Point
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About the Instructor
Shawn Doyle, CSP
4.3 Average rating
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2,761 Students
3 Courses
Author, Professional Speaker, Trainer and Consultant

Hi I’m Shawn Doyle CSP. It’s nice to meet you! I am a certified professional speaker with the CSP designation. I’m sure you have heard of board certified surgeons- I am a board certified speaker. Only 8% of speakers in the world have this designation so I am very proud of that and it is a mark of quality for you. I am also a certified corporate coach.  My life passion is to make a positive difference in people’s lives by helping them live to their full potential both at work and at home as people go through something called life.

I have spent almost three decades in the world of personal and professional development, and from 2000- 2003, I cofounded a Corporate University for Comcast where I was Vice President of Learning and Development. I have many amazing clients some of which include Pfizer, Zippo, Comcast, Lockheed Martin, NBC, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Guidepost, ABC, Disney, Kraft, the U.S. Marines, Charter, The Ladders and IBM.

I am known for my thought provoking fun and highly interactive training programs and keynotes. That means you will get the results you are looking for and I guarantee it. The biggest compliment I get is I being asked to come back again and again to work with my clients.

I am the author of 21 books some of which include: The Ten Foundations of Motivation (iUniverse) , Sales Science ( Café Press), The Manager’s Pocket Guide to Motivating Employees ( HRD Press) The Managers Pocket Guide to Training ( HRD Press) Juiced!- How to be more creative in business and in life! (Café Press) as well as 2 Months to Motivation! (Anfang Jeztz Publishing) , Jumpstart Your Motivation ( Sound Wisdom) The Soul Survivor (Destiny Image) Jumpstart Your Leadership (Sound Wisdom – 2013) Jumpstart Your Creativity  (Sound Wisdom 2013) The Sun Still Rises (Sound Wisdom 2014) Jumpstart Your Customer Service (Sound Wisdom 2014) and Jumpstart Your Business (Sound Wisdom 2015)  Jumpstart Your Networking. I am a contributing writer for The Huffington Post, Inc., Entrepreneur, The Good Men Project and Addicted2success.    

Four of my books are now being translated into 10 languages and being distributed and sold in India, Malaysia, Singapore, China and Quebec, Canada, Russia and Greece. I live in the rolling hills of southwestern Pennsylvania made famous by Andrew Wythe landscape paintings. I share my life with an amazing wonderful wife and three crazy cats.