HGS Short Course - When This Geologist Speaks, People Listen
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This Short Course is presented by HGS Continuing Education Committee
When This Geologist Speaks, People Listen
Dr. David Pelton, PetroSkills
November 16, 2012, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Schlumberger Technology
1325 Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77077
Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be served
DESIGNED FOR Geologists who wish to acquire the skills and techniques to design and deliver dynamic presentations.
OVERVIEW: Industry personnel sometimes find it difficult and uncomfortable to express themselves when presenting information to people inside – and outside – their organization. Some geologists are naturally gifted speakers, but anyone can learn to make effective, effortless, and well-crafted presentations with instruction and guidance.
OBJECTIVE: By the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to present technical material clearly, confidently, and convincingly.
CONTENT: The workshop will focus on: • Communication and the role it plays in presentation making • Overcoming presentation fears • The four fundamentals basic to presentation design and delivery a. Presence/Demeanor/Appearance • Posture/Movement/Physical Comfort b. Delivery • The voice • Gestures / facial expressions • Skill in using silence • Rhythm • Language c. Production • Flow/rhythm • Skill in using visual aids/technology • Skill in using time • Skill in using venue • Connectivity o Eye Contact o Knowledge of audience o Skill in handling audience/situation d. Construction & Organization • Design (presentation) • Design (ppt. slides/other visuals) • Integration (presentation with visuals) • Language
METHODOLOGY: A variety of learning methods will be used to help attendees practice and hone their presentation making skills: • Lecture • Demonstration • Group discussion • Group activities and exercises
1325 S. Dairy Ashford
(just north of Briar Forest Dr.)
Houston, TX 77077-2307
|HGS Member||$ 95.00|
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