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Become a Great Presenter and Increase Your Influence

Learn the five steps to a great presentation and start engaging your audience to increase your influence.
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What Will I Learn?
How to make a strong argument that will convince your audience
How to provide a clear benefit that will grab their attention from the start
How to give a powerful delivery that will inspire your audience
How to make an attractive presentation. It does not have to be complicated
How to end a presentation with an energetic ending
How to master The 5 Pillars of Public Speaking and deliver Great Presentations
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  • A desire to become a better Public Speaker

How do they do it?

Do YOU come out on stage trembling inside? Does your audience fall asleep during your presentation? Do you get lost in your own words while speaking?

At some point, all of us have wondered: How do some people grab the attention of millions with such ease? What’s the secret?

Well, the biggest secret is that…there are no secrets. These are all skills that are developed over time.

This course is an accumulation of my notes from over 30 years of experience presenting across the world.

When you boil down every memorable speech and every great public speaker in history, you will arrive at the foundation of what makes a great public speaking performance.

The 5 Pillars of Public Speaking:

  • Strong argument
  • Clear benefit
  • Powerful delivery
  • Attractive presentation
  • Energetic ending

The good news is that you don’t have to be born as a Steve Jobs, Tony Robbins or Oprah Winfrey to do it. It’s not a gift – it’s a skill. In this course you will not only discover what these 5 pillars mean, but you will also learn how to apply them in YOUR life and presentations.

These 5 pillars are the foundation of a professional’s confidence in front of an audience. After you complete this course, YOU will be able to present with confidence next time you’re in the spotlight.

You will learn:

  • How to make a strong argument that will convince your audience.
  • How to provide a clear benefit that will grab their attention from the start.
  • How to give a powerful delivery that will inspire your audience.
  • How to make an attractive presentation – it doesn't have to be complicated!
  • How to conclude a presentation with an energetic ending. Never end with “Thank you!”

Whether you are planning to become the next TED speaker, get promoted to a CEO position or simply present your ideas to your colleagues at work or school, this course will elevate your skills to a new level.

Unlike other courses, this one was recorded with a live audience – people just like YOU. As I work through the presentation, you will see me demonstrate all of my strategies. This course will take you through the methodology that continues to allow me to stay on top of my game.

Professor Andrew Stotz is a financial analyst with a number of awards to his name, and a public speaker with 30 years of presenting experience on all continents. As president of the CFA Society in Thailand and a lecturer at Thammasat University in Bangkok, he presents to many audiences in multiple countries every year.

Who is the target audience?
  • Managers
  • Speakers
  • Presenters
  • Lecturers
  • Students
  • Everyone who wants to improve their Public Speaking skills
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 19 Lectures Collapse All 19 Lectures 03:00:56
1 Lecture 09:47
Strong Argument
5 Lectures 56:02




Clear Benefit
4 Lectures 25:09
Benefits Up Front

Money Matters

Main Points

Profit & Value
Powerful Delivery
2 Lectures 23:51

Attractive Presentation
4 Lectures 46:44
Visual Part 1

Visual Part 2


Energetic Ending
3 Lectures 19:23


Recap & Action
About the Instructor
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Award-Winning Analyst, Investing Expert, Public Speaker

Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA

Andrew has been a financial analyst his whole career and has lived in Asia since 1992. He has been a university lecturer, in addition to his full time work, for more than two decades and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and an MBA both from California State University. He also earned his PhD in finance from the University of Science and Technology of China. In addition, he is has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 2001.

Teaching three main topics

*Quality management through his book, "Transform Your Business with Dr. Deming's 14 Points"

*Finance for beginners using his book, "You Won't Get Rich in the Stock Market...Until You Change the Way You Think About it"

*How to give great presentations through his course, "Become a Great Presenter and Increase Your Influence"

Teaching his real work business experience

Andrew co-founded A. Stotz Investment Research Limited (which provides investment services) and A. Stotz Academy (where he shares his knowledge on various subjects related to finance and business).

Over his 20+-year career Andrew has been an equity analyst for large investment banks, with his most recent position as a portfolio strategist and managing director. Over that time he has written thousands of pages of equity research and was previously voted No. 1 analyst in Thailand.

He is an Advisory Board member at Thammasat Business School at Thammasat University and the President of CFA Society Thailand. In 1995, he co-founded CoffeeWORKS Co. Ltd., Thailand’s leading specialty coffee roaster.

Andrew is the author of two books: "You Won't Get Rich in the Stock Market...Until You Change the Way You Think About it" and "Transform Your Business with Dr. Deming's 14 Points"

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