Pre-Course Survey for Effective Presentation Skills

Use the form below to let us know the needs and interests you have for the upcoming course on presentation skills in which you are registered. There are no right or wrong answers to these questions. We use this information to tailor the course to your needs.


  1. Fill in the biographical data in the “Information About You” section.
  2. Answer the eight questions that follow by inserting text in the boxes provided. Text is required in all of the boxes; please enter NA in any box for which you do not wish to add a comment.
  3. Select the Send button to send the information to us or the Clear button to erase your entries and start again.

Thank you for taking a few minutes to provide us with this information. Your feedback will guarantee that the course addresses your specific interests.

Information About You

Name (req’d):
Email address (req’d):

Course title:

Course start date (if known):

Presentations in Your Job

1. What is your job function?

2. What percentage of your total job time do you spend preparing and delivering presentations?

3. What kind of presentations are you responsible for? For what purpose do you produce them?

4. What do you currently do to plan for designing your presentations? Is it successful? List any problems that arise in your planning process.

5. Describe your writing process for designing presentations from start to finish.

Improvement Areas

6. What comments or complaints do your readers–such as managers, supervisors, or customers–make about your presentations? Include any issues with either presentation design or delivery.

7. Irrespective of what your readers say about your presentations, what do YOU want to improve on by taking this course? Include things about either their design or delivery that you find difficult, even if you do them well.

8. What software application(s) do you use to produce your presentations?


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