BTC340 - Business Presentations

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Subject Title
Business Presentations

Subject Description
This course focuses on solo and team presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences. The planning, preparation, delivery, and follow-up techniques for individual and team presentations will be studied, as well as the choice and use of visual aids. Techniques to handle delays, questions, and hostility will be reviewed. Topics and case situations will be drawn from the field of software development, and other industries
Prerequisite: BTC140 or equivalent

Credit Status
Mandatory course in the computer software development program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- analyze different audiences and their communication needs;
- develop a plan that allows for the recognition of ethical, social, and time constraints;
- demonstrate computer skills through the completion of internal and client documents required for formal presentations to a client;
- create presentations for a variety of audiences using various tools and techniques;
- create visual aids and/or handouts for presentations, using computer technology where appropriate;
- critique presentations using a standard critique sheet;
- demonstrate effective presentation delivery skills, suitably handling questions, interruptions, and
- demonstrate effective participation and communication in a team-learning environment;
- choose to anticipate, address, and defuse conflict within teams;
- evaluate the relevance and effectiveness of presentations made by software, hardware, and
service providers.

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