Oral Presentations


This is an advanced course that builds upon “Understanding Audiences” to help the learner prepare for clear, concise presentations with and without visual aids.

Content for this course includes: 

  • Prepare and organize presentations to make effective and persuasive arguments
  • Review of audience analysis, introduction to problem-reason-solution approach to making effective oral arguments
  • Considerations of the best claims and sources of evidence to make an effective argument
  • Planning for the best delivery method, including use of visual aids, for different types of oral presentations.

This program has been developed in collaboration with The Center for Public Safety Excellence®. 

+ Notes

Group Training

For more information on available discounts for customized group training opportunities for groups of 10 or more from the same organization, please contact Program Manager Sarah Harper at swalz@gmu.edu

+ Designed For

This course is designed for all levels of a contemporary fire department, from fire fighter through chief fire officers.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Oral Presentations
Online, self paced
Feb 13, 2023 to Feb 17, 2023
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $450.00
  • McKinley Green
  • Nupoor Ranade
Section Notes
Course Registration Deadline: 2/06/2023
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