Business Meetings and Presentation Skills

¥59,999
Course Code: BPS101
End Date: 2022/8/13 Day: Sat Time: 11:00-13:20 Hours: 30 Sessions: 12 Semester: Summer Elective certificate: Basic Interpretation Skills, International Business Communication Medium of Instruction: English Location: Tokyo

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Course Description

This course provides students with the skills to participate in business meetings comfortably and confidently. During the term, students develop the ability to present opinions and ideas clearly and concisely and to respond to multiple questions and comments while speaking to a group. Other skills acquired through this course include assimilating and using various sources of information from different media, and note taking and summarizing techniques.

Learning Objectives

1. To develop professional presentation skills.
2. To become a more involved meeting participant and learn how to effectively facilitate a meeting.
3. To learn how to effectively deal with pushback and difficult questions.

Who should take this course

Those who want to improve their presentation and/or meeting skills.
English Level: High-Intermediate to Advanced

Textbook

Recommended: Presentation Zen

Instructor

Paul Kates

Instructor Biography

Originally from Toronto (Canada), Paul Kates has over 20 years of diverse professional experience. After the completion of his MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University, he began his career in the Entrepreneurial Services Practice of Ernst & Young, providing accounting, auditing, and consulting services to a wide variety of businesses. He then moved on to management positions for companies operating in both the consumer goods and hospitality sectors, including a Fortune 500 company, where he was engaged primarily in marketing, sales, customer service, and merchandising activities. Paul arrived in Tokyo in 2006 and has spent the majority of his time here as a University Instructor and Corporate Trainer. Among other things, he teaches an assortment of business courses and workshops at TUJ.