University Modesto Yearly Training

Class Number: 112C
Title: Conducting a City Council Presentation

OVERVIEW: Properly conduct a Presentation to the City Council to include the use a power point presentation (if required). Call will use roll playing process to teach student how to communicate and interact with Council members. This class will cover subject ranging from proper attire to proper protocol of City Council members.

LENGTH OF COURSE: 2 hours

TARGET AUDIENCE: All employees who present Council agenda items

FREQUENCY OF TRAINING: Taught 4 times per year

METHOD OF DELIVERY: Lecture

TRAINING GOAL: To standardize and teach employees on the City of Modesto’s method of preparing City Council presentations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

  1. Prepare Staff Report
  2. Use Agenda Plus program for submission
  3. Prepare Power Point Presentations

INSTRUCTOR PREPARATION:

1. Get student list for Training Division 4. Review curriculum
2. Receive PowerPoint presentation 5. Review PowerPoint presentation
3. Print Handouts 6. Rehearse for class

INSTRUCTOR TO STUDENT RATIO:

  1. 10-15 students – 1 instructor
  2. 15-20 students – 2 instructors

RESOURCES AND MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  1. PowerPoint presentation
  2. Curriculum Handouts (PowerPoint)

ASSESSEMENT: Assessment of this class will be accomplished through a Class Evaluation Sheet. The Training Committee will review all class evaluation sheets on a quarterly basis to specifically identify strength and weakness in both course content and instructor delivery and take appropriate action(s) to continuously improve content or instructor delivery respectively.

Developed by:
Mark Averell
Sep X, 2008

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