Presentation Skills Workshop [Training School]

  • When:
    Thursday, 06 September 2018, 8:45am - 5:45pm
  • Where:
    Venue to be released soon, .
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  • Price:
    Member Price: ONE training credit plus RMB 2,200, or RMB 3,000. Non-member Price: RMB 3,800

Online registration for this event is not available.

RSVP: Nathalie.Xu@britishchambershanghai.org (Click here to learn more about the Training Credits)

This is a highly interactive one-day course that brings together key planning and delivery skills, giving participants the ability to deliver structured and relevant presentations. Participants’ presentation styles are developed, ensuring they make a connection with their audience, create the right impression and achieve their objectives.

The workshop is learning-by-doing. Participants are on their feet presenting within the first 30 minutes of the workshop. Each participant will deliver four or more presentations in the course of the programme.
All presentations are video-taped and followed by an interactive feedback session to ensure the participants become aware of their strengths and areas for improvement.

Benefits for Participants

  • Create presentations that are well structured and organised
  • Deliver presentations that address the needs and issues of their audience
  • Demonstrate a higher level of confidence when presenting
  • Use eye contact, voice and gestures to connect with their audience

Training Schedule:

  • 8.45 Registration & Networking
  • 9.00 Opening & Introductions
  • 9.20 Opening Presentations (4 Volunteers -  3 minutes to present & 5 minutes review & feedback)
  • 10.30 Connecting with the Audience - the What & the How
  • 10.45 Break
  • 11.00 Setting Objectives
  • 11.15 Getting into the Audience’s World - Understanding them
  • 11.30 Structuring the Presentation & Exercise
  • 12.00 Delivery Skills: Voice (groups 1 & 2)
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 Delivery Skills: Voice (groups 3 & 4)
  • 15.00 Delivery Skills Coaching: Eye Contact & Physical
  • 15.30 Break
  • 15.45 Final Preparation
  • 16.15 Final Presentations (10 minutes to present & 5 minutes Review & Feedback)
  • 17.30 End of Day Wrap-Up
  • 17.45 End of Workshop

RSVP: Nathalie.Xu@britishchambershanghai.org (Click here to learn more about the Training Credits)

Cancellation Policy: Please note that if you need to cancel this booking, we must receive your cancellation by email no less than 48 hours in advance of an event. If we do not receive the cancellation notice by this time, the Chamber will have to charge you the full-price for the event, as this is necessary to cover costs automatically incurred by the Chamber on the registered attendees’ behalf.

Speaker Introduction

Jessica Zhao

Senior Consultant, Simitri

Jessica has over 15 years of management and leadership experience in technology and financial services industry in Asia. 

Prior to joining Simitri, Jessica was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley, where she was the head of the China technology department. She grew the department from the ground up to more than 700 employees, and helped it to become a global core R&D center for Morgan Stanley. In her role, Jessica worked with stakeholders across the globe, built and developed effective teams that delivered global solutions which enabled Morgan Stanley to compete and win in the market place.

Before taking on the China technology role, Jessica was in charge of Morgan Stanley’s Asia sales & trading system development team. In this role, Jessica managed a regional development team spanning Tokyo, Hong Kong, and India, and delivered technologies that supported equity sales & trading activities across all Asian markets.

Today as a trainer and facilitator for Simitri, Jessica works with senior executives and teams in to develop their management skills, leadership style, communication effectiveness, and personal impact.

Jessica holds a Master of Business Administration from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from University of Waterloo. Jessica grew up in China before pursuing her education in Canada. She has worked and lived in Tokyo and Hong Kong before moving back to China. She is fluent in English and Mandarin. 

Event contact

Nathalie Xu
+862162185022
nathalie.xu@britishchambershanghai.org