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.
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
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
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".