University of Toronto - Continuing studies

BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS & PUBLIC SPEAKING is offered through the U of T and is a “live” online course. The course is 12 weeks long with weekly mandatory online sessions. All tests are reviewed personally by the instructor (me).

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Deliver persuasive presentations, speeches and sales pitches.
  • Present technical material so it can be clearly understood.
  • Contribute to meetings confidently and effectively.
  • Network to achieve maximum impact.
  • Handle questions from media and stakeholders smoothly.

HOW TO REGISTER

This course offers new sections every 4 months. When you click on the link below you will scroll down until you see the course section with my name: Ivan Wanis Ruiz. Then just follow the steps.

Coursera

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR A VIRTUAL AGE is offered through Coursera and is done at your own pace with no “live” session requirements. All the assignments are peer-reviewed.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Apply communication principles and techniques for in-person and virtual teams.
  • Use a science based approach to create impactful presentations.
  • Refine your communication style to better persuade and influence others.
  • Run more effective and impactful meetings.

HOW TO REGISTER

This course is at your own base but has a monthly start date.  That being said you can register for this course at anytime.  Marking is done through peer-review.

Udemy

Applying neuroscience, police interrogation, poker analysis with professional wrestling, busking and improv. This course will introduce a completely different way to learn communication and public speaking.  We are not going to talk about ideas that sound great, but do nothing to change behaviour, we are going to introduce physical tactics you can practice and apply instantly.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Create opening and closing statements in a way that will active the brain
  • Design problem and solution statements that engage the imagination
  • Apply a strategy to effectively transition between ideas
  • Use a series of physical tactics to communicate confidence irrespective of how you feel
  • Identify a new way to practice speaking and deal with nervousness

HOW TO REGISTER

This course is offered via Udemy and you can take it at anytime.

udemy

7 Neuroscience based hacks to make presentations more impactful. Brain Hacking is a tactics based approach to learning how to be a better presenter.  What does tactics based mean?  Most courses teach you ideas (i.e. make your slides simple with few words) and that is great, but they don’t show you the how or give you strategies to accomplish this.  This is where I come in. 

 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Design slides with a minimum of words to create interest and curiosity
  • Create visually impactful slides
  • Adapt to situations where you cannot change slides
  • Run more effective and impactful meetings.
  • List ItemApply 2 simple agenda strategies to enhance understanding and retention

HOW TO REGISTER

This course is offered via Udemy and you can take it at anytime.