- This course will prepare you to:
- Identify network types
- Identify four steps to building your network
- Recognize key influencers for building your network
- Recognize best practices when attending conferences or business networking events
- Describe the three types of misconceptions of communication
- Identify the different types of personality styles in the workplace
- Recognize how to communicate with the different types of personality styles effectively.
- Recognize why listening is harder than we think.
- Identify eight listening “don’ts”
- List three steps for quality listening
- Illustrate techniques in increasing your confidence before your presentation
- Identify ways to connect with your audience and capture their imagination
- Recognize the importance of restating questions during a presentation or Q&A
- Describe steps to becoming a more polished presenter
- Identify techniques for presenting to various audience demographics
- Identify the importance of your presentation opening and closing remarks
- Identify 5 tips that are key for presenting financial information
- Recognize the value of using charts in financial presentations
- Describe ways to give context to help explain your data
- Describe how to write more effectively with increased clarity and a stronger impact
- Recognize the benefits of being a good writer
- Identify 9 rules of effective writing
- Social networks
- Professional Networks
- Clique versus entrepreneurial networks
- Types of Influential People
- Building Your Network
- Following-up with new clients
- Characteristics, Strengths, and Weaknesses of Personality Styles
- Connecting with Personality Styles
- Audience Demographics
- The importance of scheduling time and environment
- Types of listening
- Levels of listening
- Listening to respond
- Introverts and Extroverts
- Listening bias
- Body language
- Using visualization
- Practice is essential
- Positive energy
- Slide count calculation
- A speech versus an experience
- Fear of questions
- Know your audience
- Communication styles
- Turn off the adrenaline
- The power of a pause
- Presentation Tips
- The importance of audience demographics
- Winning the trust of your audience
- Providing context with your numbers
- Tables and charts
- Formatting words for readability
- Making your point
- Active versus passive writing
- Choosing words for understandability
- Using emoticons and punctuation
- Bad writing examples
MBAexpress provides essential business savvy over the course of 6 1-hour online learning modules.
Building a Stronger Professional Network – V 2.0: Having a strong network will assist you in launching a new idea or plan, developing new business and clients, reducing costs in recruiting, and leveraging your career.
Communicating for Connections with Coworkers, Clients, and Customers – V 2.0: This course will discuss different personality styles and demonstrate the different ways to communicate information to them.
Listening for Leaders - V 2.0: Listening is harder than you think. It’s not about you, it’s about the audience – about the person you’re talking to. Listening is about setting aside our issues, our concerns, our biases, and our judgment so that we can truly listen to what someone else is saying.
Powerful Presentation Skills – V 2.0: Discover how to stand in front of an audience, project confidence, and knowledge, all the while making a connection and capturing your audience’s imagination to be powerful and persuasive.
Presenting Financial Information – V 2.0: In this course, you’ll learn general tips, common mistakes and ways to improve your financial presentations.
The Art of Effective Writing – V 2.0: Your company is only as good as your writing. Despite all your efforts, are you still trying to explain the difference between good and bad writing?
This course has been developed by the Business Learning Institute. The Business Learning Institute, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.