Accelerated Professionals Course – Is a seven week course with 3.5 hour classroom sessions each week plus assignments for $2,695
7 sessions – 3.5 hours each
NEXT SESSION STARTS: FRIDAY April 12th
Location 5311 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77020
based on research with HR professionals suggesting a minimum of 24 hours
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(This is the latest UPDATED SCHEDULE)
Lecture and discussion on The Science of Communication and Presentation Basics
PART A (no talk scheduled)
PART B Introduce yourself to your small group,
(name/where from, hobbies, first job ever, current job, public speaking experience)
Then: Introduce yourself to the whole class.
Lecture and discussion on leadership, including various videos
PART A Tell the small group the name of a past or present
world leader you admire and why.
PART B Share with us, one of the most enjoyable things you did when growing up.
3. SELLING IDEAS
Lecture and discussion on Selling Techniques including various videos
PART A Tell the small group about when you were on the
receiving end of a bad sales experience.
PART B (video taping) Present a situation at some point in your life when where a leader stepped up
and changed your life for the better. (Parent, Coach, Teacher, Boss, etc.).
4. STRATEGIC PLANNING
Lecture and discussion on Strategic Planning Methods with various videos
PART A Tell the small group about your brief SWOT and your personal
improvement goal for the next 12 months.
PART B (video taping) Present an important upcoming situation where you
need to sell an idea (business or personal). What sales concept will you use and how will both parties win?
5. READING THE MONEY
Lecture and discussion on Balance Sheets, P&L’s, & Statements of Cash Flow along with various videos
PART A Tell the small group what you think is the biggest money making
opportunity facing your business/industry today and why.
PART B (video taping) Present a brief SWOT analysis for a business you admire
(not your current employer) and what you think their
#1 goal should be for the next 12 months
6. SUMMARY and REVIEW OF ALL PREVIOUS SESSIONS
Review and discussion of the most important points of each previous session
PART A (no talk scheduled)
PART B (video taping)
Along with your group of 4, you will each present for the assigned company, either the Balance Sheet; P&L; or Selected Ratios to recommend if we should invest in the assigned company.
Provide a 1-page handout.
7. PRESENTATION SKILLS IN LARGER VENUES
7 min presentation (5 min. presentation w/ 2 min. for Q&A) – Convince the visiting venture capitalist
to invest in your new or current business OR convince your senior management to change the strategic direction of your current company OR propose to your senior management how to sell a new product/service.
Include SWOT Analysis & Boston Consulting Group Matrix in your
PowerPoint presentation (bring your laptop)