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Presentation Skills Training Course - One Day

Learn practical tools that you can use in real-life situations. Presentation Skills Training
  • Present your message with more clarity, conviction and confidence
  • How to properly structure your message
  • How to find the right words to express your exact meaning
  • How to make your message more convincing and memorable
  • How to answer difficult questions
  • How to manage your emotions and feel more confident
  • How to manage your body language and voice tones
Learn in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with people who are facing similar situations as you.

The course content was all very relevant and applicable to a new manager such as myself. Answered all questions I had. The trainer's presentation was well presented, verbally, on screen and flip chart; good mix. Lots of personal experience.

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Presentation Skills Training - One Day Course Overview

Day One - Morning

  • Communication as a transfer of information and emotion
  • You need to communicate your information
  • You need to communicate your POSITIVE emotions
  • You need to NOT communicate your NEGATIVE emotions
  • The three channels of communication:
  • Words, Voice tones, Body language
  • Your words convey your content
  • Your voice tones and body language convey your emotions

Day One - Afternoon

  • Notes to improve on your content
  • Notes to improve on your voice tones
  • Notes to improve on your body language
  • Notes to improve your levels of confidence
  • Practice exercises and learn by doing
  • Write your improvement action plan

Presentation Skills Training - Day One - Morning

What is communication? A presenter needs to transfer information, positive emotions

Present your message with more clarity, conviction and confidence

Be clear on your purpose: What exactly are you trying to achieve by speaking?
Is your primary purpose to inform, convince, persuade or entertain?
You MUST give your listeners plenty of Reasons to Believe.
How can you prove that what you say is right, good, fair and real-world practical?

How to properly structure your message

The key to your success is preparation.
Impose an order on your material.
Cause, effect.
Logical sequence.
Chronological order.
Problem, cause, solution.
Problem, implication, countermeasure

How to clearly explain your message and make it more memorable

Anything that you think could be misunderstood, you should clearly define.
How to find the right words to express your exact meaning.
Use affirmative language.
Don’t talk about what cannot be done.
Talk about what CAN be done.
Finish on a positive note.

How to answer difficult questions

First thing to do is, Question the questioner:
Ask for clarification of the questioners exact meaning.

Listen out for questions that contain a hidden assumption.
Challenge the assumption and restate your own context

Decide upon the level of certainty you wish to claim.
Don’t come-across as dogmatic.

If you don’t know the answer to a question, then don’t guess.

How to manage your own emotions and feel more confident

How your emotions always affect your performance.

How to reduce your nerves and boost your confidence
How to APPEAR to be more confident than you actually are.

What to do if, after all this, you are STILL nervous.

Presentation Skills Training - Day One - Afternoon

How to manage your body language and voice tones

Body language: How to manage your non-verbal communication.
Posture, dress, gestures, eye contact, facial expression, movement.

Voice tones: How to sound right.
Notes on how to use Volume, pitch and pace.
Laugh and give them a nice smile.

How to memorise your presentation using special memory techniques

You don’t have to rely on reading from your notes or PowerPoint.
Instead you can use your memory.

How to use special memory techniques that will enable you to really master your material.
You should memorise the main structure; but never a “word for word script”

Examples and exercises on speaking from memory.

Practical exercises

We will do exercises designed to put the above techniques to into practice.
Learn by doing.

Very useful information provided on course. I hope to apply the concepts to my leadership. Was also very thought-provoking. The trainer was extremely enthusiastic, with a strong belief in the content. Well explained, effective examples.

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In-House Training Course Pricing and Proposal

This course is available from just £1,950 +VAT per day as a bespoke in-house group training course in the UK and worldwide.

It has been designed to provide a similar experience to our open courses, however we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs. In-House Group training costs from just £1,950 +VAT per day (international training price varies). Plus, hotel accommodation for trainer if necessary. (Premier Inn type: not the Hilton!)

This price includes:

  • Quality training delivered by an experienced trainer
  • Full days training
  • Full colour course handbook
  • Preparation work
  • Travel costs and time
  • Written action plan to take away
  • Access to our post course portal
  • Access to our on-line leadership and management decision matrix templates and tools
  • Plus three months FREE telephone coaching to answer any on-going questions

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Contact Us Today

Please call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037 to discuss your requirements for the in-house training course.

If you want to know more about any other Management Training Courses, or their suitability for you or a colleague, call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037.

I initially did not know what to expect but I can honestly say that every bit of this content will be useful as long as 'I' make the time to put it into practice. The course was very well presented. The trainer was knowledgeably, clear, rational and positive. I have changed my 'thoughts'.

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Presentation Skills Training Course Summary

Most people, at some point, will be required to present information, proposals or ideas to others. This might be in an interview situation, in a meeting at work, or presenting to investors. Therefore, being able to deliver your message confidently and effectively, is a valuable skill. Unfortunately, public speaking can be a daunting prospect for lots of people, from students to top executives.

This Presentation Skills Course has been designed to help you master your nerves, show you how to appear confident, enthusiastic and to communicate your message clearly. You will learn how to prepare and structure your presentation, making it persuasive and memorable.

Therefore, if your staff are required to deliver presentations or proposals, this in-house course will be of real benefit to your business. Professional presentations persuade!