Presentation Skill

Course Overview

There are times, when you need to present information, ideas or proposals to others. These others may be part of your normal team or they may be people outside your circle. Right now, you may not feel confident to stand up and present yourself in such a setting. But you are required to do so, and you are expected to be good. This course therefore is designed to help you master your material and master yourself, so that your presentation is regarded as well structured, informative, persuasive, interesting and inspirational!

Course Objectives

  • What already works about you as a presenter?
  • Exploring how presentation works
  • Developing a unique individual style
  • Understanding what happens in front of an audience
  • Practicing a whole range of techniques
  • Hints and tips for effective presentation
  • Stretching your capacity to present
  • Presenting with style, flair and presence
  • Using support materials
  • Enlivening your presentation
  • Maintaining confidence and handling nerves
  • Coping better when feeling wrong-footed

Course Content

Communication and presentation skills

Communication as the use of:

  • Words
  • Tone
  • Body Language

Persuading Using Words

Language of Logic

  • Facts
  • Figures
  • Reasons
  • Language of Emotion
  • Questions
  • Feelings
  • Humour etc

Voice Quality

  • Volume
  • Tonality
  • Emphasis
  • Speed

Manage your non-verbal communication

  • Appearance
  • Gestures
  • Eye contact

Answer their questions

  • The honest questioner
  • The dishonest heckler

Involvement

  • How do you bring them with you?
  • Give them things to do

Your own emotions

  • Take care of your nerves
  • Project a positive mental attitude

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Course Methodology

The training is going to be highly interactive combination of lectures, group discussions, questionnaires, individual reflections, role plays, simulations and videos.

Target Audience

The training presentations skills course will benefit managers who have some prior public speaking and presentation skills training or experience. It is particularly useful for executives who speak in front of groups, sales people and anyone who meets the press.

Duration

2 days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch

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