Client Testimonial

M. Jayson Meyer
CEO, Synergy Billing M. Jayson Meyer

”The team from Nova Southeastern University came to Daytona Beach to meet with us, they listened to our needs and customized a program for our Synergy Leadership Academy. We found the program to be highly effective and very engaging. Our employees came away with a much higher level of self-awareness and a set of new skills that they could put to use right away. Nova Southeastern University really exceeded our expectations.”

Presentation Skills for Professionals

1 full day  |  .7 CEUs | 7.0 CPEs Communications | 7 HRCIs
National Registry of CPE Sponsors Logo Nova Southeastern University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Presentation Skills One of the top requirements for professional advancement today is the ability to deliver a presentation in which one connects with the audience and communicates clearly, and demonstrates the ability to speak with confidence and power. The Presentations Skills course will assist professionals in improving their oral presentation skills, empowering them to speak more effectively when running staff meetings or presenting to internal or external clients.


Program Description

Master speech apprehension and develop greater confidence

~  Speak before any group with passion, power, and confidence
~  Use the voice effectively as an "instrument of influence"
~  Develop dynamic openings and closings to "wow" your audience
~  Create a clear, concise, and convincing message
~  Achieve the desired results by connecting with the audience

Program participants will leave the course with a specific action plan and videotape of their individual presentation, along with an evaluation that will significantly improve their presentation skills and increase their value to their respective organizations.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn to:

~  Master speech apprehension and develop greater confidence
~  Apply the techniques of highly successful speakers
~  Speak before any group with passion, power, and confidence
~  Become an expert in planning, preparing, and delivering a presentation
~  Use the voice effectively as an "instrument of influence"
~  Avoid the use of crutch words, such as "um" and "er"
~  Achieve the desired results by engaging the audience's attention

Once you complete this course, register for Part II: Advanced Presentation Skills.


This course is designed for professionals of all levels interested in acquiring or improving their presentation skills and receiving feedback on their performance.

Program Dates / Locations

While this course is not scheduled at this time, any of the executive education programs offered by the Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education (HCEEE) can be delivered to your organization either in our classroom or at your location. Please contact us for more information.

Program Fee

Fee of $495 includes tuition, instructional materials, a video of the participant's presentation and lunch.


Marsha Freedman, M.A.

Ms. Marsha Freedman is a presentation skills seminar leader, trainer, coach and speaker. She works with professionals to improve their confidence levels and effectiveness as public speakers. Marsha is a university communications instructor at Nova Southeastern University. She is author of the workbook, Breaking Through the Fear Barrier: Overcoming Presentation Anxiety and the producer of Powerful Presentations Workshop CDs. Marsha is a member of the National Speakers Association/Florida Speakers Association, American Society of Training and Development, Organizational Network, Women's Prosperity Network, and Toastmasters International, where she served as Area Governor. Ms. Freedman holds a bachelor's degree in Education and a master's degree in Mass Communication.

Comments From Past Participants

"I gained a lifetime of knowledge during 8 hours in what seemed 8 minutes."
Juan-Diego Mejia, Operations Manager | Value Care at Home

"Went far beyond my expectations. The power is within each of us but it helps someone walking you through the path to find it."
Luisa Gamboa, Lead Counsel | Motorola Solutions, Inc.

"The program had helped me overcome the fear of presenting with great tips on engaging the audience."
Isabel Medel, IT Director | Ryder

Course Customization

Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.

Substitution, Cancellation, Fee and Transfer Policies

We realize that occasionally you need to cancel your registration. You can substitute another individual in your place at any time prior to the first day of a program.

If you wish to receive a credit toward a future program: we will allow you to transfer you registration to a future date of the same program you are enrolled in currently, provided we receive written notice two weeks prior to the start date of the class you are currently registered in. You are permitted to re-register only one time.

If you wish to receive a refund: written cancellations received 30 calendar days before a program begins will be issued a full refund, less a $150.00 processing fee; written cancellations received 6 to 29 calendar days prior to the start of a program will get 50 percent of the registration fee refunded. We apologize but we cannot provide a refund if we receive your written cancellation in five or fewer business days prior to the start of the program.

In the event of non-payment, the responsibility for any fees incurred in collecting the payment is the responsibility of the customer.

Fees and dates are subject to change without notice.

Contact Information

For additional program information, please contact us at:

Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
Tel: 954.262.5033
Toll Free: 800.672.7223, ext. 25033
Fax: 954.262.3188

Want more information about this program or any of course offerings? Fill out the form below and an executive education enrollment counselor will respond to your message within the next 24-48 hours. Thank you for your interest in the executive education programs at NSU's Huizenga College of Business!

    or Comment:
    I would like to receive additional emails regarding
    Executive Education programs

    Submit Inquiry

    Your message was sent. We will contact you within 24-48 hours!

    There was a problem sending your message, please refresh the page and try again.