Presenting Effectively to Global Audiences

International audiences often have different cultural and linguistic expectations, needs and motivations from domestic audiences. As a result communicating effectively with global audiences can present real challenges for even the most experienced and skilled of presenters.

‘Presenting Effectively to Global Audiences’ is an interactive training workshop that develops understanding and practical skills for preparing and delivering presentations in the global business environment to people of a different cultural and language backgrounds.

The workshop includes a diagnostic tool and case study, as well as opportunities for hands-on practice.

  • What’s different about making international presentations?

  • Identifying the hidden perspectives behind your own presentation style.

  • Understanding expectations, motivations and needs in a diverse global audience.

  • The main cultural traits around the world impacting on presentation style, structure, content and delivery.

  • Language barriers to effective cross-cultural communication.

  • Here’s how—a framework for preparing and delivering engaging presentations to international audiences.

  • Selecting the right structure to meet diverse expectations.

  • Designing visual aids with a global audience in mind.

  • Making your English more accessible for a non-native speaker audience.

  • How best to interpret and evaluate audience responses.

  • Choosing the most effective body language.

  • Do’s and don’ts for using humour.

  • Practical tips on cross-cultural presentation skills.

  • Bringing it all together—a chance to practice and apply newly-learned skills.

Delegates leave ‘Presenting Effectively to Global Audiences’ with a framework for understanding the cultural and language challenges associated with presenting to international audiences, as well as practical skills, strategies and techniques for preparing and delivering effective, persuasive and influential global presentations.

The result is significantly improved confidence and competence when making presentations to colleagues, clients and partners from different cultural and language backgrounds.

‘Presenting Effectively to Global Audiences’ will benefit anyone who needs to make formal presentations to clients, colleagues or partners across cultural and language boundaries in international business, including managers and leaders, international sales teams, HR and training professionals, and many others.

‘Presenting Effectively to Global Audiences’ is available in the following formats:

  • One-day interactive in-depth group training workshop

  • Half-day concise group training seminar

  • One-to-one coaching

  • Tailored webinars

Costs for ‘Presenting Effectively to Global Audiences’ vary according to training duration and delegate numbers.

Call + 44 (0) 20 7387 5521 for more information.

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