Presenting With Impact

Presentations skills are essential for business, sales, training, public speaking and self-development. Presentations format, media and purpose vary a lot - oral, multimedia, PowerPoint presentations, short impromptu presentations, long planned presentations - but every successful presentation uses common principles. Aside from presentation techniques, confidence and experience are big factors.

Presenting can be a daunting experience for those who have not leaned the techniques of presenting, yet successful delivery of information can be a rewarding and powerful means of informing and influencing others. Effective presentations also enhance your professional credibility.

This programme will help:
Anyone who is required to present to external and/or internal clients.

Suggested Pre-requisites:
N/A

Course duration:
Module 1 = 1 day
Module 2 = 1/2 day

Course Aim
This course is designed to introduce the principles of delivering a presentation to an audience that has an impact and achieves the desired result. The workshop covers aspects of presenting that include; preparation to deliver, effective communication and effectively managing questions from the audience. This course provides participants with the ability to review their own and others presentation styles and techniques in a supportive environment.

The course is separated into two modules. This provides participant's with the ability to gauge the improvements in their presentation skills over a period of time.

Course Objectives:
By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of the presentation and the objective it is intended to achieve.
  • Identify the key questions to consider when preparing to deliver a presentation.
  • Explain the key actions to be undertaken in the introduction, body and conclusion of a presentation.
  • Explain the performance cycle and manage nerves when presenting.
  • Identify communication skills including words, tone and body language that assist with effectively presenting to an audience.
  • Determine how to respond to questions posed by an audience.

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