“You’re on Mute…” Presenting in the Digital World: Maximizing Your Impact and Efficiency.

“You’re on Mute…” Presenting in the Digital World: Maximizing Your Impact and Efficiency


Date:  Friday January 20th, 2023

Time:  9:00am-11:00am

Location:  Virtual Online Session hosted by SoE via Zoom

For engineers & manufacturers (or employees working in the engineering or manufacturing industry) seeking to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their digital communications, particularly those taking place in the virtual (video) space. Program focuses on the best practices of on-screen delivery as well as tips for running more engaging virtual meetings.


Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Establish digital norms for effective digital communication amongst their teams and cohorts
  • Be able to review and establish technical standards for themselves and their teams to ensure appropriate digital appearances are created and maintained. This will focus on standards related to: camera framing, lighting, sound, environmental settings, screen sharing, etc.
  • Maximize hardware and software considerations for more efficient and effective meetings
  • Understand and apply best practices related to delivering presentations in the digital world 
  • Understand and apply best practices related Best practices related to the overall efficiency of digital meetings
  • Be able to identify and select the “right” digital communication channel based on audience involvement/needs
  • Understand the role of nonverbal communication in virtual environments






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