Oct 04, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TC 342 - Professional Presentations

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
The course is designed to challenge conventional methods of creating and delivering professional presentations. The course incorporates several ground-breaking presentation approaches that have influenced the perceptions of the world’s famous brands and businesses. Through hands-on projects, students will learn how to apply innovative presentation techniques to create influential content, captivating visuals, and dynamic and memorable performances. (prereq: GS 1002  or GS 1020H , GS 1003  or GS 1030H , and sophomore standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Communicate design ideas effectively 
  • Deliver professional team presentations
  • Facilitate a web-based presentation
  • Use creativity and innovation in slide design and delivery

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Foundations of public speaking and interpersonal communication 

Course Topics
  • Boardroom style presentations       
  • TED Talk-style presentations
  • Remote presentations and video conferencing
  • Principles of effective slide design 
  • Working with data 
  • Effective delivery practices 
  • Group presentation basics   
  • Creative approaches to presentations

Dr. Tammy Rice-Bailey

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