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Improve your presentation skills at Your Center of Learning communication seminar on June 24

By May 26, 2011No Comments

Jennifer Fairchild, assistant professor of communication at Eastern Kentucky University

Whether you are instructing a class, making a sales presentation, or facilitating a business meeting, excellent presentation skills are essential if you want to make a “good” first impression.

 Your Center of Learning, The Center for Rural Development’s workforce- and career-training program, will equip you with the basic tools to help improve your presentation skills and become an effective public speaker at a one-day communication seminar on Friday, June 24, taught by a professional expert in the field of communication studies.

The seminar, entitled “How to Develop Effective Presentation Skills,” will be held from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the training classroom on the second floor of The Center.

During the session, instructor Jennifer Fairchild, assistant professor of communication at Eastern Kentucky University, will cover the basic communication skills needed to deliver an effective presentation. She will work with participants to establish presentation outcomes, define and develop their presentation content, and master public speaking skills.

For pricing or more information on Your Center of Learning “How to Develop Effective Presentation Skills,” communication seminar, contact The Center staff members Robyn Phillips or Amanda Cash at 606-677-6000, via email, or call toll free at 1-888-248-9438.

Registrations must be received by Friday, June 10. Space is limited, so register early.

The Center, located at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light 15) in Somerset, Ky., provides economic and community development programs to residents in a 42-county primary service area of Southern and Eastern Kentucky, and is home to several statewide and national technology and public safety programs. For more information on programs available through The Center, visit