Presentation Skills Training

Present With Clarity & Confidence

Delivering effective presentations is a common activity that nearly everyone at work has to do in today’s business environment.

There’s something about speaking in front of others that terrifies some people and excites others.

No matter what camp you fall into, this course will help you to develop your confidence to plan and deliver effective and memorable presentations.

This 1 or 2-day in-house presentation skills training course is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, techniques and strategies to deliver winning presentations so that you can get your point across in a confident manner and get rid of those nerves and fluffed lines!

Indicative Content

Delegates are required to prepare a short presentation prior to attending the course and an outline of another, these were delivered on several occasions resulting in the “finished article” on day 2! Delegates can be videoed if they want. They get to keep their tapes of the “before” and “after” presentations!

Day 1


  • Meets and greets!
  • Course Objectives
  • Warm Up Exercise

The Presentations!

  • Introduction
  • Delegates deliver their prepared presentation number 1
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses

The Art of Presenting

  • It’s a difficult job “but someone’s gotta do it!”
  • Presentation basics
  • Presentation Content and Presenter Behaviour

Structuring And Planning Your Presentation

  • Define your presentation objectives
  • Preparation
  • Generate ideas for creative delivery
  • Creating a powerful start and finish
  • Introduction
  • Visual Aids
  • Body of the talk
  • The Presentation

The Power Of Body Language & Voice

  • Importance of body language and your voice projections
  • Body language exercise
  • The 4 P’s of the Voice

Review Of Day 1 & Preparation For Day 2


Day 2


  • Review of Day 1
  • Key learning points

The 2nd Presentations!

  • Delivery of 2nd presentation
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses using appraisal sheet
  • Key learning points

Using Effective Questioning & Answer Techniques

  • Responding to questions
  • Dealing with resistant views
  • Using influencing language

Effective Communications

  • What makes up an effective communication?
  • The golden rules for effective communication

Internal Representational Systems

  • What is a representational system?
  • How people represent what you say into their own language
  • Techniques and strategies to communicate effectively with people with different systems

Close & Action Planning