Have you ever wondered why TV news programs are so exciting, yet your live webcasts and video conferences seemingly drag on forever?
In this course, ex-CNBC anchor Mark Laudi walks you through the key skills TV presenters possess, which you can apply to your live webcasts and video conferences.
If you are conducting many virtual meetings via live webcast or video conference, this course is indispensable in ensuring you hold your audience's attention, get your message across, and prompt them to act on your word. No expensive equipment necessary.
Riveted engagement - Learn how to attain, retain and regain your audience’s attention
Prompt action - Learn how to ensure your audience acts, interacts and transacts on your message, such as by ‘liking’ your video, commenting on it, or sharing it
Excellent reviews - Learn how to speak to your audience to ensure they not only watch and act, but give you provide positive feedback and top marks for your webcast.
Mark is an accomplished media mentor, business conference anchor, and radio and financial television current affairs show host.
He is a veteran of the traditional and new media, with 25 years' experience in print, radio, television, new and social media.
Since leaving television in 2006, Mark has become mentor to Senior Leadership Teams at multinational companies in Asia and the Middle East.
Between 1999 and 2006, Mark anchored and produced regional network television business news programs at CNBC Asia Pacific. He anchored Squawk Box, and filled roles including Australia Editor, and Sydney Bureau Chief. From 1997-1999, Mark hosted news programs at MediaCorp, and was a member of the inaugural production and presentation team of English-language talk radio station 938NOW.
He started his media career at age 21, becoming Australia's youngest current affairs show host at ABC Radio. Having spent many years in South Africa, Germany and Australia, Mark has called Singapore home for more than 22 years.
He is a Gallup-certified CliftonStrengths coach, and a member of the Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors (APACD), the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), SGTech, AustCham Singapore, the Investor Relations Professionals Association of Singapore (IRPAS), and Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry & Commerce (SGC). When he is not coaching top executives in presence and media skills, he is a presenter himself at numerous business conferences and events as conference anchor or moderator.
Is this a presentation skills course?
It’s much more than that! Yes, presentation is covered extensively from the perspective of a television camera, packed with actionable tips and tricks to win at webcasting. But it also covers some of the technical aspects, such as audio, lighting, camera positioning, best choice of background, how to dress, where to look, what to do if your webcast experiences technical problems, and much more.
Do I need equipment?
No, this course will help you present excellent live webcasts and video conferences without having to buy special cameras or other equipment.
What else is special about this course?
After completing the course you are welcome to send a link to your own live webcast or video conference for Mark to review. This is included in the course fee. You may also choose to come to our TV studios in Singapore or Malaysia, or schedule a 1:1 session via Microsoft Teams, Zoom or BlueJeans for practice. Please enquire for further details by contacting us at email@example.com
How long do I have to take this course?
From the time you sign up you have a whole year (12 months) to take the course. It should take you no more than a few hours to complete.
Do you offer refunds?
As this is an online course unfortunately we cannot offer refunds.