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Presentation Skills in a Virtual World

This is a non-certificate course in the Project Management Certificate Program.

Course Description

The ability to communicate effectively in a professional or personal setting is a valuable asset. To convey ideas and persuade a person or audience that a product, service or idea is best suited for their needs, it is essential to speak articulately. In addition to a client-based audience, it is imperative to be organized and skilled while expressing ideas and opinions to co-workers, employers and professional peers. Throughout the course, participants will be required to give presentations, actively participate in virtual class discussions, interactive exercises, and critique peers on their journey to create compelling presentations. This course will provide techniques to: 1. Build confidence in front of an audience 2. Organize content to connect with the audience and deliver a powerful message 3. Tackle impromptu speaking 4. Learn how to use your voice as a powerful tool 5. Become cognizant of the impression made through body language, posture, eye contact 6. Utilize visual aids effectively for the greatest impact while delivering the message.

  • Details
  • $640
  • October 27, 2021 to November 17, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Remote
  • Reg#: 00113
  • ID/Units: MGMT X457.12  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: FALL 2021


Karen Nguyen, M.S., PMP, CSM has extensive experience in practicing and teaching project management framework, principles, and theories. Her passion is to deliver value and equip students with a distinctive blend of program management along with leadership skills for real-world experience and application. Karen is a recipient of the UCI Division of Continuing Education Alumni of the Year award, SoCal Most Powerful & Influential Woman of Diversity, and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society for academic excellence. To help inspire others to achieve their success, Karen also does motivational speaking for organizations and charity events across the U.S.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbook information is available for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
OL-LEC10/27/2021Wednesday6:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC11/03/2021Wednesday6:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC11/10/2021Wednesday6:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC11/17/2021Wednesday6:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---