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IIBA Toronto Speaker Series - The Art of Presentations

  • 07 Feb 2024
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom Online Meeting Event (not a webinar)


  • The event fee is waived for this event.

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IIBA Toronto

Speaker Series

Wednesday, February 7, 2024  7:00 pm ET

The Art of Presentations

Effective presentations require thoughtful advance planning and preparation. This includes developing a clear outline and understanding your audience's needs and perspectives. It is also critical to establish credibility even before the presentation begins through your biography, session description, and professional demeanor.

During the presentation, impactful techniques involve making eye contact, using hand gestures effectively, moving around the space, varying your tone and inflection, and smoothly handling disruptions or questions.

This seminar will cover best practices for both in-person and virtual presentations.

We will discuss critical strategies across the presentation timeline - from initial planning to final delivery.

Key topics include:

  • crafting a compelling session outline and description 
  • understanding audience expectations and perspectives 
  • establishing credibility through bios and pre-presentation interactions
  • employing effective verbal and non-verbal techniques for live and virtual presentations 
  • handling disruptions and live Q&A smoothly

Whether presenting in-person or online, thoughtful advance work coupled with strong presentation skills can create impactful, engaging sessions for any audience.

This seminar will equip attendees with practical tips and techniques for delivering high quality presentations both live and virtually.

    Attend Free!

    Meeting fees are waived.

    Building Clarity and Cohesion

    Come join us for an evening of business analysis community and networking as you learn and review parts of the IIBA BABOK 

    This 1 1/2 hour session delivers

    1.5 CDU credit hours for IIBA Re-certification

    David Mantica

    David Mantica serves as Vice President and General Manager for SoftEd US. Fueled by his passion for developing empowered knowledge workers, he helps companies develop their teams through training and coaching, equipping them with today’s critical skills needed to work effectively in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

    David’s home base is Raleigh-Durham, NC. With over 30 years of experience and more than 700 speaking engagements, he inspires better work practices in marketing, product management, project management, software development, executive management, and other key areas of technology and business operations.

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