Learn to present like a pro - from a pro
(Posted on January 04, 2012)
Dr. Paul Maloney, a Fairfield University professor who has been a senior manager at several international corporations, will lead a free discussion, "Effective Presentations: Impacting Your Audience," at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield.
Dr. Maloney, an assistant professor of the practice in industrial and organizational psychology, will discuss sure-fire ways to grab hold of an audience. He'll cover the top 10 mistakes presenters make, four key skills for a successful presentation and how and why to keep the audience's attention and generate interest. The hour-long presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. The public is welcome to this event.
Dr. Maloney teaches in the Applied Psychology program in Fairfield's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions. His career includes senior management and development positions at NBC, Mobil Oil Corporation, and PepsiCo International, and he has consulted worldwide for American Airlines, Covidien, GE, Schering-Plough, Kodak, and many other organizations. His specialties include change management, communications, executive feedback and coaching, and presentation skills. He received his doctorate from the University of Virginia.
Vol. 44, No. 153