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Feb 14 – Polish up your public speaking & presentation skills

Posted on: Feb 5, 2020

Polish up your public speaking and presentation skills with this hands-on workshop, hosted by Innovation Launchpad @ CUE.

Over the course of the two workshops, you will be introduced to tools for creating interactive presentations such as incorporating the use of videos and relevant graphics (images and font size). Tools for creating interactive short videos will also be introduced. Other attributes such as the importance of story-telling, the use of ice-breakers and embracing the power of non-linear presentations will also be discussed.


Format: 1-hour in-person educational and mentorship sessions facilitated by Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard of Take Roots Consulting Inc.

Workshop 1: Tips and tricks of public speaking and presentation skills

General guidelines on presentation skills and public speaking will be shared.
Date: Friday, February 14, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: AW125

Workshop 2: Student presentation demo day

CUE students will present their Innovation Launchpad projects and get hands-on feedback on the presentations.
Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Location: AW125

Speaker bio: While Stephanie has called Edmonton home for more than 20 years now, she is a proud native of Cape Breton, and credits her east coast roots with shaping her into who she is today. Throughout the past almost 20 years, her tenacity has allowed her career to blossom from communications newbie to experienced entrepreneur. Whether it’s strategic communications counsel, corporate reputation management, public affairs or media relations strategy, Stephanie has seen it all. She’s worked within the Hospitality, Life Sciences and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sectors for both public and private companies.

Cost: Free to CUE students, with a pizza lunch!

RSVP here!