This course will enable you to:
- Deliver effective presentations to share information, win support for new ideas and enhance your reputation
- Plan and structure successful presentations
- Capture your audience's attention using the right design and structure in PowerPoint
- Tell stories to connect with your audience
- Prepare effectively for presentations
- Build rapport with your audience using a variety of verbal and non-verbal communication skills
Whatever your role, or the organisation you work in, effective presentation skills are an important part of your professional portfolio, and presentations will be vital for sharing business information. Being able to project an air of confidence and hold the room are, of course, key skills for presenters, but there's something equally important that needs to take place behind the scenes.
In this course, explore how to deliver effective presentations to share information, win support for new ideas and enhance your reputation. Learn about the importance of planning, design and structure, and how to employ story-telling to engage your audience.
Presentations and why they matter
- The ultimate communication challenge
- Why presentations still matter in the workplace
- What's special about presenting?
- Key skills for effective presenting
- Common presentation challenges
- Your natural presentation style
Planning and structuring a presentation
- Applying the GAMMOC model of communication
- Thinking about goals and outcomes
- Thinking about audience and context
- Structuring information
Designing and using slides
- Designing great slides
- The role of PowerPoint
- Principles of good design
- Designing slides with data
- Thinking about images
Persuasion and storytelling
- Persuasive strategies
- Why stories are so powerful
- Drafting and using notes
- Preparing yourself
- Managing nerves
Delivering an impactful presentation
- Building rapport
- Using your voice
- Encouraging participation
- Delivering a remote presentation
- Handling questions
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Your accountingcpd.net course counts as verifiable CPD, if you can answer "yes" to these questions:
- Was the learning activity relevant to your career?
- Can you explain how you will apply the learning in the workplace?
You select courses that meet these criteria, and as you complete each course you get a CPD certificate so you can provide ACCA with the evidence that you undertook the learning activity.