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Oops! Did I Do THAT? 16 Common Presentation Errors to Avoid

  • 13 Mar 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Strayer University-Chesapeake, 676 Independence Parkway, Third Floor, Chesapeake, VA 23320


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Guest Speaker

Gary Plaag 


Couragio Consulting



As a trainer or facilitator, there is so much pressure on ensuring your presentation is delivered with maximum effectiveness while retaining your audience's attention. This could be a result of the design or deliver of the course, or both! This session will cover 16 presentation mistakes to avoid in order to deliver your best presentation yet.


6:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Join us for socializing, networking, and refreshments before and after the meeting

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm:  Welcome/Icebreaker 

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm: Presentation

7: 45 pm: Q&A 

8:00 pm: Closing 

ATD Competency Model: 

  • TRAINING DELIVERYAbility to deliver informal and formal learning solutions in a manner that is both engaging and effective.
  • INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN - Ability to design and develop informal and formal learning solutions using a variety of methods.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop self-awareness about ones own presentation and communication skills.  
  2. Identify engaging presentation and group communication skills.
  3. Understand why various presentation and communication tools are more effective and less effective.

About the Speaker:

Gary has been providing consulting services worldwide since 1998, in numerous industries including construction, information technology, law enforcement, nursing and manufacturing. He specializes in training and coaching of public speaking, interpersonal communication, anxiety reduction, business networking development, business presentations, and orals presentations for Government and commercial industry bids. Gary has a BA from The College of William and Mary and an MA in Communication from George Mason University, where he taught as an adjunct instructor in the Communication Department for 8 years. You can learn more about Gary and his company, Couragio Consulting, at www.couragio.com.

Venue Partner:

676 Independence Parkway-Third Floor 

Room 313

Chesapeake, VA 23320 

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