But college rarely prepares students for the kinds of presentations they will have to do in the professional workplace.
Instead of standing in front of a large group and reporting on a course-long project, professionals might have 1-2 minutes to present progress on a years-long project.
More often than not, professional presentation modes are completely different than academic presentations modes.
In the workplace you might have to run a meeting, present a poster at a conference, present over long-distances using various technologies, or even present over-and-over to colleagues in casual workplace encounters.
In the workplace presentations series, this blog will explore different presentation modes that professionals have to use–and use well to succeed in the work place.