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K-State Olathe
22201 W. Innovation Dr.
Olathe, KS 66061-1304

913-541-1488 fax

Effective Presentation Delivery Skills for Technical Professionals

Learn how to deliver an effective presentation that gets results

Sept. 11 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Kansas State University Olathe campus
22201 W. Innovation Drive, Olathe

Superior presentation skills are a differentiator in the workplace. Learn the tools and techniques — from the subtle to the essential — that will help you consistently deliver top-tier presentations that help you achieve results.

This module can be taken with the Effective Presentation Design Skills for Technical Professionals module for a discount or can be taken individually.

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Who Is This For?

  • Professionals who give any type of presentation, particularly those in technical fields. 

  • Technical professionals with limited prior training in giving oral presentations.

Training Topics

  • From the subtle to the essential, acquire tools and techniques to help you become a consistently good presenter

  • More effectively deliver prepared and impromptu presentations with confidence

  • Learn how to convey complex topics to diverse audiences and tailor your messaging for maximum impact

  • Deliver a message that generates interest as well as engages and motivates your audience

  • Learn how to convey credibility, establish trust and build a connection with your audience

  • Revise and improve upon a presentation you have given or are preparing to give

Meet the Instructors

Ellen LoweryEllen Lowery, D.V.M., Ph.D., MBA
Professor of Practice in Animal Health
K-State Olathe 

Dr. Lowery has more than 20 years of regional industry experience from her time at Hill's Pet Nutrition where she was the director of the U.S. Professional and Veterinary Affairs department. Her industry roles have spanned scientific research, marketing, consulting, customer development and professional development.


Angela BuzardAngela Buzard
Manager of Training and Development
K-State Olathe

Buzard manages and delivers professional educational programs and activities that enhance workforce development in Greater Kansas City. She works with industry partners and area associations to identify needs regarding workforce skill development needs and builds applicable programs with subject matter experts. She has been in the training and development field for more than 13 years and finds joy in developing programs that spark learning in others.


8 a.m. | Check-in, networking, refreshments


8:30 a.m. | Welcome

• Overview and Objectives

• Learning Activities –Introductions and Assessments

• The Craft of Presentations

10 a.m. | Break

10:15 a.m. | Overcoming Nervousness

• Impromptu Speaking and Developing Your Elevator Speech

Noon | Lunch

Lunch provided on-site


12:30 p.m. | Post-Lunch Activity

• Designing Presentations

• Managing Challenging Situations and Q&A


2:30 p.m. | Break


2:45 p.m. | Presentation Practice and Feedback, Action Plans


4:15 p.m. | Closing and Evaluations


4:30 p.m. | Adjourn


Pricing and Registration

  • $250 for BioKansas members
  • $325 for Non-members

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

Those registering for this module and the Effective Presentation Design Skills for Technical Professionals module on Sep. 12 will receive a $25 discount for each module. 

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The deadline to register is Sept. 11. 

K-State Olathe prides itself in offering interactive, engaging trainings that meet the learning needs of Greater KC’s working professionals.

For Questions, Contact

Alex Erwin


Effective Presentation Delivery Skills for Technical Professionals and Effective Presentation Design  Skills for Technical Professionals are offered in partnership with the BioKansas.