IREM San Diego Staying Connected Virtual Meeting "How to Improve Your Presentation Skills in 60 Minutes "

September 17, 2020
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
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How to Improve Your Presentation Skills in 60 Minutes

Have you heard why 75% of us fear public speaking over almost anything? Find out the hidden reasons
why in my session ‘How to Improve Your Presentation Skills in 60 Minutes’. Hint: It isn’t as scary as you
Whether you’re communicating with your team, making a business case to your boss or presenting a
pitch, excellent presentation and communication skills are integral to your business success. It’s all
about being intentional: the ability to connect and engage are key. And even if public speaking isn’t your
day job, fear can get the best of you. In this session, you’ll discover how to get your message across
confidently and clearly, learn how to prepare effectively and conquer the jitters. Participants will learn
key skills to become comfortable delivering any type of meeting, talk or presentation to clients,
employees and colleagues, whether virtually or in person.
After this session, participants will:
• Understand how to craft their message effectively for any audience.
• Recognize key tactics for virtual presentations.
• Identify key tools they can use to prepare and organize presentations.
• Discover how to recognize verbal and non-verbal cues.
• Learn how to make presentations smooth and compelling.


Speaker: Shannon Alter,CPM ® has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate management and is now taking the leadership strategies she developed and used to other businesses on a global scale, helping leaders improve in three critical areas: employee engagement, employee retention and client retention. From increasing client and customer satisfaction to developing successful marketing solutions to creating and retaining exceptional teams, Shannon’s programs have been used throughout the United States and internationally by organizations of all sizes.

She has created and developed property and asset management departments for a developer, an anchor retail tenant and a 1031 syndicator, both regionally and nationally, overseeing a 35 million square foot portfolio. Her experience includes the leadership role of Regional Vice President for a nationwide community management company with over 180 branch offices.

Shannon is a CPM ® (Certified Property Manager®) and National Instructor for both the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and the American Management Association (AMA). She has trained professionals both nationally and internationally, including courses in Russia, India, Ukraine, the Republic of Georgia, Canada, China, South Korea and South Africa. She has held the volunteer position of Regional Vice President for IREM. working with 2,500 members in California and Hawaii. Shannon is a Past President of IREM Orange County.

She is the author of two books, “Say it With Success: Foolproof Ways to Enhance your Presentation Skills” and “Strategies for Working With Small Tenants”, leadership white papers and numerous industry articles, including a long-time column for the Journal of Property Management.


Date: September 17, 2020
Location: Virtual
Program: 11:15am - 12:45pm

Free to IREM San Diego Chapter members and 2020 IREM SD Industry Partners.



Lot Management, Pacific HVAC, RSI Roofing, AMB, Landcare, Pilot Painting, Pestgon, Bill Howe Plumbing, Christian Brothers Restoration, Securitas Security Services, AT&T, The Forestry Group, Able Janitorial, RE-Nu Construction, American Technologies, Inc., Allied Universal Protection Services, New Way Landscape & Tree Services, AAA Companies, RentPath, BrightView Trees

Media Sponsor: San Diego Business Journal


$0.00 CPM, CPM Candidate, ARM, ACoM, Associate, Student, Employee of AMO

$0.00 Property Manager

$0.00 2020 IREM SD Industry Partner