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Event: Webinar: The 7 Challenges of Virtual Communications

May 7 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

About this Event

I think we can all agree that communicating virtually has become the “new norm”. Virtual platforms like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, or Webex have become part of our daily practice and are here to stay. There are, however, inherent challenges with virtual communications that go beyond simply learning a new software.

At this hands-on lunchtime webinar, Karl Genest will address 7 challenges of virtual communications. Through this session, you will gain a practical understanding of how virtual meetings and presentations are different from in-person ones and you will learn best practices for communicating in this virtual space ranging from the optimal monitor and camera set-up and lighting to presentation content and key features that you can leverage in virtual communication platforms.


This event is open to everyone. Places are limited, be sure to save your spot!


Karl’s Bio:

Karl Genest is founding president of PrezExpert, a boutique communication firm dedicated to effective business presentations. Through more than 200 training workshops and conferences, Karl has helped over 3,500 businesspeople and MBA students worldwide to develop more impactful presentations in less time.​

As an executive or as a consultant, he has collaborated on strategic presentations with renowned Canadian CEOs such as Robert Brown (Bombardier), Michael Sabia (CN) and José Boisjoli (BRP), for whom he has worked closely for over 10 years.​

In 2013, he was selected by Ski-Doo manufacturer BRP to lead the development of a three-hour corporate presentation for financial analysts, paving the way for the company’s highly successful IPO.​

Before launching PrezExpert in 2014, Karl held several corporate positions in Marketing and Strategic Planning. Earlier in his career, he also acquired precious experience as a consultant for Groupe SECOR in Montreal, and with Bain & Company in Toronto. Karl holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated in the top 5%.

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