Who should attend?
Lecturers, Researchers, Students, Scientists and Industry professionals, who wish to learn how to make a Professional Presentation: what to do and what to avoid.
**Delegates are encouraged to bring one of their papers to debate and review during the workshop.
The course will be conducted by balancing theoretical concepts with examples and practical demonstration. The course language is in English & French.
Biography of the convener
Sam Guédouard (Australia) is a seasoned international marketing expert who has held different senior marketing roles with multinational companies such as Philips (Netherlands), and has provided ongoing strategic marketing advice to few other MNEs like Michelin (France), Olivetti (Italy), Parmalat (Italy), and Doosan (South Korea). Sam was also employed by the French Government to deal with FDI's (foreign direct investments) attraction and management to the most depressed French areas. He was also recruited by the EU Commission as Project Director in Romania to lead a team of over 50 experts in the reconversion and/or privatisation of 12 large Romanian companies. More significantly, Sam has started up a network of international marketing consultancies that expanded from Italy to another 14 countries in less than 10 years. Sam has additionally gained substantial experience in Marketing Communication (Marcom) and has held the role of Communication & Events Manager for a number of programs and projects funded by different Australian and/or NSW Government Departments. He is also the co-founder of the Sydney Multicultural Festival and the director of its first 3 editions. On a different register,Sam ha drafted, edited, delivered and trained others to deliver courses in International Marketing and
in Marketing Communication to undergraduatstudents at the University of New South Wales (UNSW; one of the top 3 universities in Australia) and to postgraduate students at the Australian Catholic University (ACU) as well as designed and delivered Efficient Communication Skills workshops and Cross Cultural Communication seminars to professionals and executives. Sam has a bachelor and two master degrees in Internatioal Relations, and in Business & Social Administration from Montpellier University (France), and a post-master degree in International Trade from the Institute of Entreprise Management (Lille, France) and has conducted postgraduate academic research in International Entrepreneurship at Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia). He presented his research methods and initial outcomes in various academic conferences that included the McGill 17th International Entrepreneurship Conference in Santiago (Chile) in September 2014. His research about the Process of Identifying International Business Opportunities, differently in Established and in Emerging Markets was published in June 2014 in the International Academy of Business & Economics (IABE) indexed journal. Sam has been employed since 2007 in International Trade & Investment roles by the Australian Government, and is currently in charge of the Australianmeat industry where he achieved outstanding strategic marketing and export outcomes for major meat processors in Australia.
10:30-12:40 – Tutorial: The Do's and Don'ts in Professional Presentation
12:50-14:00 – Lunch
14:00-15:30 – Tutorial : Become a better speaker : Role-play
16:00 – Closure & Certificates distribution