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  Webinars are a hot new meeting format that save money and reach more people than in-person meetings.  Use them for customer education, staff meetings and training, presentations, virtual seminars and much more. 

   The technology is simple, but good webinar presentation techniques are critical.  Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization.  Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful.  Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences.

One month course, William A. Draves, COI, instructor. 


Unit 1
Keys to Successful Webinars
-What your participants want in a webinar
-Choosing the right format for your program
-Choosing the right length for your webinar
Unit 2
Effective Slides and Presentation Techniques for Webinars
-The 4 Keys to a Successful Webinar Presentation
-The 5 best webinar presentation techniques
-Making slides powerful and visual
-Timing your speaking, what to say when, for how long
-Voice techniques to keep your listeners interested
Unit 3
Involving Your Webinar Participants
-How to schedule and initiate questions
-Selecting questions to read
-How to respond to questions
-Using polls

Unit 4
Preparing and evaluating webinar presenters
-Choosing your presenters: who to pick, who to NOT pick
-Ways to train presenters
-How to prepare your presenters
-Evaluating your webinar success

Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
  • Have the option of accessing the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.


Next offering(s):
-Next session coming soon-

$195 USD

Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructor

William A. Draves designs, presents, plans and markets webinars for a national association. He plans about 20 webinars a year. He presents an average of 10 webinars a year, and has presented webinars for audiences as large as 350 people, done a webinar for participants in Russia, and has done video webinars. Draves has written about presenting webinars, trains other webinar presenters, and written about planning and marketing virtual meetings.

What some students say:

“Exactly what I was looking for.  Bravo!!”   -Veronica Perry

"Definitely engaging, appealing to different types of learners with the readings, slides & audio, and discussion board." - kat Cannella  

Puzzle PiecesCourse Outcomes

You will learn:

  •  To explore the different types of formats that are available.
  •  To learn how to design a webinar that will work with your participants.
  •  To train instructors on how to lead a webinar.
  •  To learn the presentation techniques that best work in a webinar.
  •  To provide expert experience and perspective to those already using webinars and discuss advanced techniques in webinar presentations.

Directional ArrowsCourse Objectives

You will learn:

  •  To explore the different types of formats that are available
  •  How to design a webinar that will work with your participants
  •  To train instructors on how to lead a webinar
  •  The presentation techniques that best work in a webinar
  •  To provide expert experience and perspective to those already using webinars, and discuss advanced      techniques in webinar presentations
Completion Requirements