Effective Workplace Presentations

Exec Ed Effective Workplace Presentations

Course Features

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You’ve worked hard on your presentation, and your delivery should do it justice. Captivate your audience with the important information you’ve prepared.

In our Effective Workplace Presentations course, learn how to make every presentation relevant and impactful. Distill complex data into actionable, meaningful information that your audience can understand. Develop your personal presentation style while honing professional skills through hands-on exercises. Whether giving presentations is in your job description or you want to be prepared when called upon, this course is for you.

This course satisfies a requirement for the Executive Certificate in Business Communication.

All courses include

  • Industry-leading faculty
  • Collaborative learning
  • Research-driven results
  • Lifelong connections
  • Practical applications
  • Custom solutions

In Effective Workplace Presentations, the focus of the course is on building your skills in presenting with poise and ease so you can ultimately deliver presentations with confidence and clarity while overcoming fears.

Program Details

Who should attend

  • Professionals at all levels who regularly deliver presentations
  • Rising managers who want to stand out in the workplace
  • Individuals who want to speak with poise and confidence

What you will learn

  • Explore the fundamentals of public speaking
  • Convey ideas clearly and effectively
  • Develop compelling informational briefings
  • Use nonverbal communication to enhance your delivery
  • Discover your personal presentation style


Steven Cohen

Steven D. Cohen, PhD

Associate Professor, Carey Business School

Steven Cohen, PhD is a leading expert on persuasive communication and effective presentation skills. A two-time author, he’s been featured in The Financial Times, Slate, and the BBC Radio documentary, “Churchill’s Secret Cabinet,” among other media. He holds a PhD in Communication from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University. Before joining Carey Business School, he held strategic roles at Bank of America and IBM Global Business Services.



Alexa S. Chilcutt, PhD

Executive Education Faculty, Carey Business School

Alexa S. Chilcutt, PhD is an award-winning faculty member of the College of Communication and Information Sciences and director of the Public Speaking Program at the University of Alabama. Chilcutt is an expert in public speaking, impression management, and leadership. Her research on organizational impression management and leadership communication has been published in Public Relations Journal, Journal of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Impact magazine, and MedEdPORTAL. Chilcutt is the author of the book "Engineered to Speak: Helping You Create and Deliver Engaging Technical Presentations" published by Wiley IEEE Press' Professional Series.