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Steven Kanten, PhD



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"We are what we
 repeatedly do.
then, is not an act,
but a habit."

 - Aristotle

Welcome To KCI's Briefing Techniques Webinar Program!

I'm Steven Kanten, president of KCI. I have been teaching briefing techniques and presentation skills programs to Fortune 100 and 500 companies for over 25 years.

We agree with the saying, "good technical skills will get you in - good communication skills will get you ahead."  The purpose of this training is to help you develop better briefings and become a better, more confident speaker.

To do this, the program teaches you how to create and deliver briefings using an efficient, repeatable process - the KCI POD Process. The POD Process you learn here is applicable to every kind of briefing.

The program begins with information on getting started and then discusses KCI's POD process.
To learn this process, you will work through a series of short lessons and activities that provide opportunities to practice the process from the planning stages through the final delivery stages.

When you have completed this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the factors that contribute to effective briefings.
  • Plan your briefing based on your audience and your purpose.
  • Brainstorm ideas for your briefing.
  • Select the ideas that support the purpose of your briefing.
  • Organize your briefing into a persuasive or informative format.
  • Deliver a clear and concise presentation.
  • Use visual aids to help support and deliver your message.
  • Know the value of stress management, verbal/nonverbal communication, varied delivery styles, and Q&A strategies.

You must meet two requirements to receive a completion certificate for this program.

  1. Create a presentation using the POD Process
  2. Complete the Program Evaluation at the end of the program

You'll receive a Certificate of Completion once you have fulfilled both requirements.

KCI Support: For questions about program content, assignments, reviews, or technical issues, send us an email by clicking on the "Ask KCI" button.

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