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Communicating Technical Findings with a Non-Technical Audience

  • Tuition USD $900 GSA  $748.11
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code BCOMTF
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

This course helps students design and communicate effective presentations through engagement in self-assessments and discussions surrounding presentation organization and effective use of visual aids. Students are provided with an individual analysis of their behavioral style, including a description of strengths and opportunities, as well as strategies to communicate with others.

Skills Gained

  • diagnose and assess different behavioral styles of human behavior
  • communicate and cope more effectively with different types of people
  • leverage your own strengths and knowledge of others to enhance communication
  • deliver information in a concise and well-organized format
  • create a presentation with particular attention to communicating unfamiliar or technical information to a non-technical audience
  • design presentation materials with clarity and purpose.

Who Can Benefit

  • Individuals who want to learn how to communicate effectively with stakeholders

Course Details

Understanding Behavioral and Communications Preferences

  • some basics of human behavior
  • communication and the data scientist
  • understanding communication preferences
  • communication styles and behaviors
  • DiSC model
  • recognizing and identifying behavioral styles using DiSC principles

Crafting and Organizing Your Presentation

  • communicating across styles based on DiSC principles
  • presentation organization
  • speaking to a NTA: talk audience language
  • speaking to a NTA: simplify
  • speaking to a NTA: engage
  • speaking to a NTA: preparation
  • speaking to a NTA: focus on results not process

Visual Aids and Delivery

  • communication barriers
  • verbal and non-verbal communication
  • visual aids
  • different forms of visual presentation
  • different modes of presentation
  • gestures and body movement
  • final thoughts

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Class was very informative, although one lab didnt but will try again later

Simply great training provider that I can go for updating/acquiring my skill sets.

Some Labs are very good but some steps it ask to update but its already updated, but overall its very good training.

Instructor was great, course was mostly very good except for too much focus on pricing

Excellent facilities, excellent staff.. and the coffee is good too! Thanks for helping to advance my career and the career of my colleagues!

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