January 2017

Presentation Skills for the Executive Learner

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please email [email protected] to inquire space availability.
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Presentation Skills for the Executive Learner
Location: Best Western Plus Chateau Granville (Burrard Room), 1100 Granville Street Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Sylvia Tishler 
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $419.00 + GST = $439.95 until Jan 13, 2017

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Non-Member Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Student Member Price: $250.00 + GST = $262.50
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by January 13, 2017 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Jennifer Chan | Senior Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
For many, the number one fear that people have is speaking in public. While public speaking can be a nerve-wracking experience, it may also be extremely beneficial for your career advancement. Those who effectively speak in public are more inclined in taking and accepting leadership roles, and are often perceived as being better leaders. The objective of this workshop is to be a polished public speaking and in turn, to enhance your career.

Seminar Description

Public speaking is a business essential. Those who master the art are bound for success; those who don’t are bound to underachieve. Don’t let your fear hold you back any longer, become more confident and persuasive in just 1 day!

We will delve into:

  • The formulas to design presentations in 20 minutes or less.
  • The formula for a 30 second elevator speech.
  • Introduce yourself and your company to create interest and conversation.
  • Tips on delivering dynamic introductions. 
  • The four step formula to persuade and inform with concise, decisive content.
  • How to overcome nervousness before your speech.
  • The formula for the 30 second presentation that will save time and get what you need.
  • The ten deadly sins of PowerPoint.
  • How to prepare quickly for impromptu talks and speeches.
  • How to use these skills in marketing you, your brand, services, and your business.

Unique Features of the Course

This is a full day workshop of simple formulas, exercises, interactive group participation, and activities relating to public and impromptu speaking. These interactive sessions are an integral part of this workshop, so be prepared to participate. You’ll be on your feet, or sitting if you prefer, talking to small groups and offering other speakers your honest feedback. While some theory is presented, the overall workshop will focus on practical application.

Target Audience  

Professionals wishing to improve their public speaking and presentation skills.


Sylvia Tishler

Sylvia has been providing public speaking education courses to business professionals since 1992. Sylvia is a renowned speaker, confident educator, and savvy role model. She is the professional’s aide to confidence building. From alleviating public speaking jitters, to fostering refinement, she puts the polish on your framework of expertise to assure your success. Sylvia is the author of Public Speaking for the Terrified. Sylvia teaches custom courses focusing on communication training for private clients, small to medium size businesses, associations, and corporations.

Sylvia is also a Style Coach, offering her professional training to help you make positive changes to your outer appearance while empowering you to grow in confidence with simple coaching exercises. Head to toe she'll help you make your first impression your best.

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