Presentation Skills

Presenting to a crowded room can be a nerve-wracking experience.

This two-day workshop will help you deal with nerves and speak with confidence and conviction, so your message is heard loud and clear.

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Presentation Skills
Course Overview
The best presenters gear their presentations to the needs of their audience. They begin by identifying the objectives, key ideas and benefits - a task which isn't always as straightforward as you might think.

Designed to take the mystery and misery out of presenting, this two-day course will help you to create engaging content, speak confidently and perfect your delivery.

This course is ideal for anyone who presents regularly as part of their job and wants to refine their skills.

 

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What topics are included?
During the course, you will cover the following topics.
  • Knowing your subject
  • Researching your audience
  • Structure and planning
  • Providing added value
  • Connecting with your audience
  • How to make a difference
  • Preparing the environment
  • Using notes
  • Visual aids - avoiding the perils and pitfalls
  • Managing curve balls
  • The secrets of controlling nervousness
  • Practising your delivery and timing
  • Understanding why pace is so important
  • Image and appearance, stance and mannerisms
  • Speaking to small groups
  • Handling large audiences
  • Fielding questions
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Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Structure your message: Successful presenters spend time on planning the title, opening statement and overall message.  It's important to keep the audience engaged with interesting and relevant content.  There is a clear structure to follow when you present and having an effective conclusion will give you extra confidence, lending impact to your presentation.
  • Use technical aids: During this workshop, you'll learn the advantages and pitfalls of every technical aid, including how to make the most of your presentation space.
  • Be adaptable: Even with the best planning in the world, at times presenters are faced with unexpected changes.  Good presenters know their subject inside out, and can adapt to these changes to ensure the right message is delivered.
  • Use enhanced delivery techniques: Learn the secrets of great delivery and how to plan and prepare a presentation.  On day two, you will have the change to deliver your presentation to the rest of the group.
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Further Training
You may also be interested in the following courses.

Communication Skills

Time Management

Introduction to Leadership & Management

ILM Level 2

ILM Level 3

 

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Speak to our team on 0161 237 4080