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CO103: Effective Presentation

Fall 2018 -Live Speaker Event(s)

Wednesday, February 20  at 7 PM - Red Barn 

RIchard Farmer - "Charting Your Life's Course: Where You Start Doesn't Have to Determine Where You Finish:Lessons Learned as a Sailor and a Lawyer"

Mr. Farmer is a recently retired, New York based international energy and infrastructure lawyer. His practice focused on energy infrastructure development, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and privatizations. Mr. Farmer also was an avid sailor, having represented the United States in six international competitions. 

National Society of Leadership and Success

Fall 2018 – Telecast Presentations in Weller Center

Tuesday, February 19  at 7 PM 

"Dr. Drew" Pinsky is a medical doctor, addiction expert and best-selling author. He starred in the hit reality series Celebrity Rehab which chronicled the struggle for sobriety and the cycle of addictive disorders. He has appeared on Ellen, Oprah, Rachael Ray, The View, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more. 

Tuesday, February 26 at 7 PM 

"Dr. Shefali" Tsabary is a world-renowned clinical psychologist and best-selling author. Her blend of eastern mindfulness and clinical psychology has been considered "revolutionary and life-changing". Her books are at the top of the NY Times best-sellers list. 

Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 PM 

"Diamond" Dallas Page is an entrepreneur, highly sought after speaker, actor and former professional wrestler. He speaks on topics such as adaptability, work ethic, creating change, long term vision and how to turn negatives into positives. He believes life is about 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. 

Speaker/Performer Review Criteria

The Monday following each event  a 1-2 page type written review (paper copy) is due in class. Emailed reviews are not accepted.
Information required in the 1-2 page paper include the following:
  • Name of speaker, event, topic, location, date and time
  • Brief summary of speech content and the use of presentation aids
  • Comments on the speaker’s integrity, confidence, knowledge and skills

Students are required to attend 3 outside speaker presentations of their choice.

Follow the syllabus directions for writing the reviews which can be found in your course syllabus. Review are due on the Monday following the presentation.