Presentation Skills

Who should attend

Inexperienced presenters who wish to develop their skills and become more confident.
Also experienced presenters who would like to practise and give more polished performances.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to:
 Plan and structure a presentation suitable for audience and purpose
 Use techniques for overcoming or coping better with nerves
 Deliver a presentation clearly and with confidence
 Design and use visual aids to best effect
 Handle audience questions and deal with any difficult ‘types’ effectively
 Evaluate training through different methods and maximise transfer of learning

Course Content

 Key features of great presentations
 Importance of setting objectives and targeting the audience properly
 Preparation – techniques for gathering information and ideas
 Survival tips when landed with a presentation at the last minute
 Structuring a presentation using a 3 part approach
 The importance of strong beginnings and endings and how to achieve
 Creating and using notes to support delivery
 Choosing and using visual aids to best effect
 Tips for reducing and coping better with nerves
 Making best use of voice and using positive body language during delivery
 Techniques for handling audience questions
 How to deal with difficult ‘types’ and stay in control
 Practical presentations followed by feedback exchange and coaching
 Personal action notes

To book your place or for more information, call us on 0131 625 7142, or complete the form below:

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Course Location

This course will be run at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, which is situated in the centre of Edinburgh, just 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and close to major bus routes, including the airport bus. Discounted parking is available at the St John's Hill NCP Car Park. Our training rooms are light and spacious, all are air conditioned with natural daylight.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will provided, as well as tea and coffee throughout the day. If you've got any special dietary requirements just let us know, ideally in advance, and we will be pleased to cater for them. Our team will be there on the day to make sure everything goes smoothly. If there's anything you need please ask, because "If we Can we Will".

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