Success with Presentations

About this course

This highly practical workshop provides you with a full understanding of how to prepare, organise and deliver presentations. It demonstrates techniques for creating interest and impact that reflect the positive style and personality of the speaker.

You will work on a case study presentation from your workplace which will be recorded so that you are better able to identify how to improve your performance. You will receive feedback from the other participants as well as from your trainer

Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to build confidence and skills as a presenter.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the key principles of presentations
  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop your confidence as a presenter

Course Benefits

  • Plan and deliver presentations with more confidence
  • Communicate your messages more clearly to the audience
  • Present with greater impact

Course Outline

Propose – Outcome – WIIFM

  • What’s the purpose?
  • How can you measure success?
  • What’s in it for your audience?

Your Material

  • Structuring a presentation logically
  • Brainstorming content
  • Opening effectively
  • Closing memorably 

Visual Delivery

  • PowerPoint – worst and best practice
  • Body language

Vocal Delivery

  • Pace and pausing
  • Intonation, pitch and volume
  • Emphasising key words
  • Matching voice with body language

Fine Tuning Your Language 

  • Signalling transitions
  • Asking questions
  • Packaging information into three
  • Emphasising contrasts
  • Handling interruptions