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A training session on Presentation Skills and PowerPoint Presentation was held at the Caritas Sri Lanka - SEDEC auditorium on 31st of January 2017. The main objective of the session was to enhance and sharpen the presentational skills of the National Centre Staff.
A group of 24 staff members participated in the training programme which was facilitated by Mr. Priyantha Fernando, Programme Officer and Mr. Sajith Silva, Programme Coordinator, two members of the SEDEC staff.
During the workshop, the facilitators gave a brief overview about the importance of presentation skills and introduced the focal areas such as body language, evidenced-based data collection, structuring a presentation, PowerPoint tips and techniques needed to communicate the message effectively to an audience in a professional working environment.
Finally the staff was divided into 3 study groups and given themes to develop a PowerPoint presentation according to the tips and techniques they acquired at the workshop.
The group presentations were evaluated to if verify the learning gained by the participants.