This workshop is SkillsFuture credit approved and can be delivered face-to-face or online. 

 

This workshop will develop your skills in preparing for, structuring and delivering successful presentations in everyday work situations. You will learn how to analyse your audience, select content to meet their needs and make your presentations flow more logically. You will learn how to engage your audience and open and close with impact. You will also learn tips and techniques to overcome your nerves and use your body language and voice to project a confident and professional image.   

During the programme, you will work on your own case study presentation and receive feedback on how to improve your skills. This will be recorded so you are able to continue reflecting on and developing your skills when you get back to work.

This workshop is for you if...

You would like to deliver everyday presentations more confidently. 

Outcomes

After taking this workshop you should be able to:

  • plan your presentation to meet audience needs and expectations 
  • communicate your ideas in a clear, concise and coherent way   
  • use body language, words and your voice to present a professional, confident image.

Workshop Outline

Presentation fundamentals 

  • Identifying the features of effective presentations 
  • The 4Ps presentation process  
  • Creating a checklist for successful presentations 

Planning presentations that meet audience needs 

  • Identifying purpose and outcome  
  • Analysing audience profile & needs  
  • Planning a presentation with the audience in mind 

Creating a logical presentation structure 

  • Organising your ideas 
  • Using a three-part structure 
  • Using transition signals 

Making your presentation memorable  

  • Structured opening and closings 
  • Capturing the audience’s attention 
  • Planning a memorable presentation 

Enhancing your presentation with visual aids 

  • What makes an effective slide? 
  • Identifying different slide types 
  • Using storyboarding to design slides 

Polishing your presentations with non-verbal communication  

  • Projecting a confident image  
  • Aligning body language with your words 
  • Using your voice for impact 

Responding to common challenges when presenting 

  • Problems & solutions with slides  
  • Handling interruptions
  • Managing Q&A sessions 

Presentation skills mini-clinic 

  • Setting presentation goals  
  • Individual presentations (filmed)
  • Evaluating your performance

Why choose us?

Find out why you should choose us and how we deliver our workshops face-to-face or online

Face-to-face workshop schedule

Face-to-face Public Training Dates 2020/2021
3-5 June 3-5 August 23-25 September
9-11 November 22-24 February 29-31 March