English: Professional Presentations 2: Leadership Through Storytelling

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Overview

English: Professional Presentations 2: Leadership Through Storytelling

Course Description

Anyone can give a presentation. The real question to ask yourself is, “Does the data have a story to tell?” Learn to utilize data in such a way that your audience has a deeper understanding, is more engaged, and will be able to make significant decisions based on what you present. In this course, you will learn how to strengthen your leadership skills through narration techniques in storytelling. You will review popular narrative formats such as fairy tales and TED Talks, while you gain knowledge and cultural background on how classical and contemporary styles engage and persuade an audience. Finally, you will focus on the way in which we tell stories and how that affects dynamics between speakers/recipient.

Course Content

TOOLS FOR STORYTELLING

CULTURAL INFLUENCES ON NARRATION

STRATEGIES FOR PERSUASION

LEADERSHIP THROUGH STORYTELLING

Requirements & Materials
Prerequisites

Recommended

Materials

Required

  • A computer and stable internet connection to access virtual meetings and course material

Provided

  • Instructor will provide course materials online

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for professionals from any discipline seeking to advance their essential skills: communication, cross-cultural competence, teamwork and collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership. The course is designed for non-native speakers of English at intermediate to advanced levels. 

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What You Will Learn

  • How to tell a story that clarifies the significance of data
  • Practical and theoretical tools to construct a story
  • Cultural knowledge of formats of narration
  • Strategies to improve oral persuasion
  • Additional Essential Skills: Using body language and facial expression to communicate your message; developing creativity in communication
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How You Will Benefit

  • Acquire working knowledge of storytelling basics.
  • Analyze popular formats of narration.
  • Identify and strengthen your leadership skills through strategic narrative choices.
  • Use storytelling techniques to inform and influence your audience.
  • Integrate cultural knowledge in advanced public speaking for leaders.
  • Develop confidence to creatively and persuasively express complex ideas in professional contexts.
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An excellent experience in learning a second language because of methodology for academics and success. In addition, you gain knowledge about other cultures through personal sharing with other classmates.

- Sandra Naranjo Betancur

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