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DateMarch 26 2018
TitlePresentation and Public Speaking Skills
Time09:00 - 16:30
Duration2 days - 26th and 27th March 2018


Duration: 2 Days

This course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to plan, prepare and deliver an effective speaking performance in a wide range of settings including:

  • Delivering a Sales pitch
  • Providing feedback to people or groups
  • Workplace presentations
  • Speaking at events
  • Weddings or the occasional speech
  • University dissertation presentations
  • Providing updates at team meetings
  • Presenting a report to management

The skills developed will help you to become more confident and control the inevitable nerves faced when presenting. You will learn how to keep people engaged and interested through the effective use of tone and visual. You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these newly acquired techniques and skills in a supportive environment whilst receiving professional coaching and constructive feedback to really boost your confidence.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to develop their presenting and speaking skills further or to have a refresher of skills that may have lapsed over time.

Due to the focus being on the individual's progression across the course their starting point may be a total beginner, someone with a little experience, a presenter looking to update their self-awareness or someone developing the skills required for a specific speaking event and looking to practice and gain feedback from supportive peers.

What will the course cover?

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to speaking and presentation skills
  • Numerous tools and techniques for effective communication
  • Appropriate planning
  • Engage with your audience
  • Attention to physiology and vocal variety
  • Coping with nerves
  • Presentation techniques
  • Do's and Don'ts of visual aids including PowerPoint
  • How to establish rapport
  • Question handling
  • Rehearsal and practice

What will they/you learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Clearly identify key objectives of a presentation
  • Know what makes a good or bad presentation and identify strategies to deliver impactful presentations
  • Plan effectively for a presentation by developing an introduction, main body and conclusion
  • Develop your ability to attract and maintain an audience's interest and engagement including making a good first impression on an audience
  • Use techniques for managing your nerves
  • Practical application through the course to help build both confidence and competence in presenting
  • Identify key areas of improvement in their personal and presentation skills

Pre-course Preparation and Assessment

You will be asked to prepare a short presentation prior to attendance.

Delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to delegate's needs and objectives.

You will be required to complete a formal presentation at the end of the course which will count as your assessment

In-House Training Options

If you are representing a business this course can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company's specific learning requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependant on number of days required and bespoke content.

For further information please call 01656 644300 to speak to our Business Development team or Contact Us via email at

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