Mastering Presentations | June 11

Jared Dickinson Photo

CEO, JD Communication Strategies

About This Class

We will explore how you are communicating and how that is enhancing or taking away from your effectiveness. We will do this by engaging in fun and interactive exercises that will make you feel more aware, concise, clear and confident in how you are communicating.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.


  • Behavioral Skills: Physical communication behaviors that support engagement, credible presence, and elimination of nervousness and distracting idiosyncrasies.
  • Listener Adaptability: Stakeholder analysis and planning, reaching agreement on actionable next steps.
  • Content: Clarity and organizational structure, succinctness, persuasion, and mental agility tools for extemporaneous speaking.


  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.

  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.

  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket

About the Instructor

Jared Dickinson Photo

CEO, JD Communication Strategies

Jared Dickinson is the founder and president of JD Communication Strategies (JDCS), based in San Francisco, California. The company specializes in customized, hands-on coaching and programs for sales, communication, employee development, interpersonal performance and conflict resolution. He serves a variety of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to small nonprofit organizations, but more than half his clients are not-for-profit.

Jared is dedicated to helping empower individuals to make a change and ultimately be more successful in their personal and professional lives. He is also committed to supporting positive social change and working with young adults. He volunteers and provides services to Year Up, an organization that provides professional mentoring, education and employment to at-risk teens.

Jared holds a Bachelor Degree in History and Italian Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He also studied for two years at the University of Trento (Università degli Studi di Trento) in Italy, and is fluent in Japanese and Italian.

  • June 11, 2021 at 2:00pm – 4pm
  • Online
    New York, NY 10010
    United States
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  • $55.00 USD
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