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Delivering Business Classes Online: Best Way to Present Effectively

written by: Om Thoke•edited by: Elizabeth Wistrom•updated: 1/31/2010

There are several ways to deliver business classes online - such as two-way learning, teaching workflow and other new concepts. It is sometimes difficult to determine the best way to deliver business classes online. This article gives you several tips and ideas to consider.

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    Classroom training, tutor-led courses, workbooks and similar concepts have become way too outdated to be used for business classes or computer-related training, as this is definitely the age of e-learning. Here are some ideas for the best way to deliver business classes online.

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    4 Golden Tips

    Before proceeding further, it would be ideal to take a quick look at some of the important things that you should do to get the best results out of your online session and make every second count. Remember, irrespective of how good you are at conducting training sessions in a classroom environment, you need to prepare yourself for the online session.

    Here’s what you should try to do -

    • Pick only compelling content from your stock which you deem to be most suitable for the online training event

    • Transform your speaking style to suit the online audience rather than a classroom audience

    • Consider incorporating interactive business tools in the webinar to create the perfect impact

    • Lastly, keep your audience in sync with the proceedings by encouraging focused participation from the attendees

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    More Tips to Consider

    Having completed the above preparation, you may want to try out ways of improving the overall effectiveness of your online session. It would be a superb idea to give an illustration that closely relates to the company whose employees are attending the webinar. This is of course applicable only if you're delivering online business classes to employees of only a particular organization. If you've got a mixed bag of attendees, then you may try relating to the common field that they belong to.

    The other thing that must be kept in mind when determining the best way to deliver business classes online is that you are not teaching students anymore - working professionals taking a business class requires far different structure from college students taking online classes. Too much of theoretical stuff can create a negative impact; so keep it crisp and short.

    Last, but definitely not the least, you should dedicate a few minutes in the agenda for questions, and be absolutely certain that you have done your homework and are prepared for the questions which may arise. So, go ahead and deliver the best business class you’ve ever delivered to date, by keeping these considerations in mind.

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    The Bottom-line

    Making use of real life scenarios, combined with some solid statistics, commanding language and popular interactive tools, means you can deliver business classes online like you’ve never done before.

    Hence, it can be concluded that it’s not possible to say as to which is the best way to deliver business classes online; the best is simply the one that works most effectively for you and takes all of the above tips into consideration.

    In case you also wish to learn more about online classroom design considerations, here's some help.