Influential and Persuasive Presentation Techniques

Course Level
8 Credits
Influential and Persuasive Presentation Techniques


Understanding the basics of public speaking is just the first step in learning how to prepare a presentation. It is also important to understand how to present with the intent to move audiences to act. In this seminar, go beyond basic presentation skills and learn how you can win new clients, convince management and boards to accept proposals, and obtain buy-in from those you need on your side. You can make any meeting, speech or presentation outstanding when the intent is to engage, persuade, influence or move to action.  

This interactive seminar will take you to the next level of professional advancement by teaching you the techniques to become a recognized influencer in your profession.


Experience giving presentations or with public speaking

You Will Learn How To:

Identify your presentation style and become comfortable with it

Apply a basic "getting started" template to develop any presentation or speech

Assess first what your audience wants or needs to hear, with an emphasis on messages that fraud examiners need to communicate

Recognize how movement is used as physical communication and punctuation

Apply the less-is-more approach when it comes to presentation tools

Choose to focus on presentation delivery and the audience and not the slides

Recognize that your ability to connect with others is the secret to positioning your influence as a thought leader

Apply E.P.I.C. Results© (Engage – Position – Influence – Convert) to create a purpose-driven presentation style.

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 8
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Live

Credit by Field of Study

Communications and Marketing: 8

Course Fees

Pricing varies by event location or format. Please view the individual event page for the most accurate pricing.


Event Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc., you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known.  The ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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