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Presentations Skills


Presenting to groups of people either face-to-face or virtually on-line can be nerve racking for even the most experienced of presenters. Getting your message across in a succinct and impactful way takes careful preparation and requires a variety of communications techniques. This course has been designed to help presenters prepare content to engage, inform and influence audiences. This highly interactive and pragmatic course will help you to control your nerves and practice the key skills required in a successful presentation.


Who is it for?

Anyone who has to present ideas, updates, information to a group of people. This may be in a face-to-face setting or though virtual channels like Zoom or Teams.



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

  • Employ a series of mental techniques to control nerves
  • Prepare and edit a presentation with benefits embedded for your audience
  • Structure your presentation and take your audience with you
  • Deliver the presentation with impact utilising a range of delivery styles both face-to-face and in a virtual setting
  • Manage questions effectively
  • Use visual aids to aid presentation impact



  • What makes a great presentation?
  • Understanding your audience and tailoring your message to a range of behavioural preferences
  • Preparing your material and creating presentation objectives
  • Structure and sign-posting your audience
  • Visual aids – images, not words
  • Question time – how do deal with questions during and after the presentation
  • Delivery – visual and vocal techniques to keep your audience’s interest
  • Practice sessions – delegates will receive feedback on mini presentations


Indicative Duration:

2 days

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