Business Beyond Basics: January 26, 2022 Effective Presentation Skills
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Produced jointly by the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Roxbury Public Library, Business Beyond Basics Events provide continuing education programs that bring businesses and the community together to network, learn, and grow.
Business Beyond Basics: Effective Presentation Skills
Wednesday, January 26 – Virtual
8:00am – 9:30am
The ability to speak effectively and persuasively is an essential skill for any type of business success. This program covers the basic elements of a well organized and professional presentation.
The ability to speak effectively and persuasively to a group is an essential skill for any type of business success. Do you have a presentation coming up? Have you been invited to speak about your business or organization to other businesses, colleagues, local service clubs, or government councils? Are you seeking funding partners? This program covers the basic elements of a well organized and professional presentation.
The key elements are preparation, organization and enthusiasm for your topic. Don’t just get up and speak – persuade and call the group to action! Learn the basics of how to create and deliver a presentation that informs and gets results. Whether you are a veteran or novice speaker, this workshop will give you the ability to be more successful.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Grab the attention of their audience
Assess and maximize the speaking environment
Identify and correct vocal, verbal and visual image problems
About the Presenter: Joanne P. Roukens served as the Assistant Director for LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative (LLNJ) in Piscataway, NJ from 2010 – 2019. LLNJ is a non-profit corporation connecting all New Jersey’s libraries to each other and the resources they need to serve their communities. Its members are multi-type libraries and library-related agencies located in the twenty-one counties of New Jersey. Joanne’s primary responsibility was coordinating the statewide continuing education program. Previously she was the Executive Director of the Highlands Regional Library Cooperative (HRLC) in Denville, NJ. HRLC provided resources, services, expertise and continuing education programs to 975 member libraries in a seven-county region in northern New Jersey. Joanne was with the Morris County Library (Whippany, NJ) for 14 years. Serving in a variety of professional capacities, her last position with the library was as the Public Education Coordinator/Supervising Librarian Circulation Services. Joanne has a keen interest in many things, but especially in film and has a wide knowledge of film history. If assigned to start library services on the Moon, she would be sure to bring with her copies of the films Lawrence of Arabia, Seven Samurai and Now Voyager.
Business Beyond Basics provides continuing education programs that bring businesses and the community together to network, learn, and advance. Produced jointly by the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Roxbury Public Library.
Effective Presentations will be a virtual presentation. Please register online at https://www.roxburylibrary.org/event/5974937 or by calling the library at 973 584-2400. The link will be sent to you the day before the program.
All are welcome!
Interested in speaking or presenting at an upcoming luncheon or event? Contact Karen Cerreta .