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Live Presentation: Enhance Your Training and Facilitation Skills - How to Inspire and Empower People to Learn

  • 19 Jun 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Harrison College: Downtown Campus - 550 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204


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Sheri Jeavons, Founder, President and Virtual Communications Coach - Power Presentations

Session Description

How to Inspire and Empower People to Learn


As trainers and facilitators your goal is to take command of the room, show enthusiasm for your content and keep learners captivated.  To accomplish this, you need to incorporate dynamic facilitation skills, strong body language and keep your attendees on track, on topic and on time.

During this 75-minute session, four volunteers will receive personalized coaching to transform their facilitation skills.

You will learn:

• Five qualities of a dynamic facilitator

• Three factors that influence an audience

• Tips to become a confident trainer, regardless of the topic or audience 

• How to present your information in a relaxed and natural style 

• A process to handle challenging questions with ease

This interactive, hands-on session will empower you to project confidence and conviction for your curriculum while motivating and engaging learners.

80-Minute Agenda 

First 60 minutes:

1. Top five qualities of a dynamic facilitator

2. Three factors that influence an audience: Verbal, Visual, Vocal

3. Introduce the six key physical skills: eye contact, square-up, walk and plant, gestures and hands, pause and breathe, vocal variety and intonation.  Discuss best practices for these skills to look and sounds dynamic.  

4. Sheri will 3-4 volunteers to stand and present followed by personalized coaching for on the spot improvement

The remaining 15 minutes: 

1. How to handle tough questions

Session Leader – Sheri Jeavons

Sheri Jeavons is a highly regarded communications consultant, dynamic speaker and entrepreneur. Since founding Power Presentations, Inc. in 1993, she has developed communication skills training programs and products for high-profile standing, seated and virtual communications for all levels of expertise.  

Sheri and her team of consultants have successfully trained more than 22,000 professionals from a variety of Fortune 500 Companies and industry leaders such as: Cisco WebEx, FedEx, McDonald’s, Marathon Petroleum, Ernst & Young, Federal Reserve Bank, GE Energy, NASA, Medtronic and Boehringer Ingelheim. In 2014 Power Presentations diverse clientele ranked programs 9.29 on a scale where 10 represents "Excellent.”

Sheri has developed the Webinars that Wow® and Web Meetings that Wow® online training curriculum to help professionals become more dynamic online communicators. She has since become a leader on the topic of virtual communications and is known as the Virtual Communications CoachSM, speaking at many industry-leading training conferences. 

Sheri has long history of presenting at ATD conferences. She has presented at the International Conference and Expo several times and will present again in May, 2015. She has also been a featured speaker on multiple occasions at ATD TechKnowledge, sharing her expertise on virtual training. 


Sheri is the author of Master your Virtual Communications: A Webinars that Wow® Training Guide. She has also written Tips for your Talk® and was a contributing author to Getting Things Done: Keys to Communication, Sales and Service. 

Sheri was selected as one of the Top Ten Women Business Owners by the National Association of Women Business Owners and has received the Working Woman Magazine Entrepreneurial Excellence Award. 


While Power Presentations is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Sheri’s heart belongs in San Francisco where she enjoys hiking, golf, yoga, travel, visiting wine country and spending time with friends and family. 

We hope you will join us as Sheri Jeavons shares her knowledge and experience.

Registration begins at: 7:30am
Program begins at : 8:00am 

Networking: 9:30am - 10:00am

Members - $25.00
Non-Members - $35.00

Space is limited, so register today

Please note: Registrations not paid in advance of the event will be invoiced unless a cancellation is received at least 2 business days prior to the event.


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