Presentation Skills

by Anna Faherty

Effective presentation skills are vital for sharing business information. This course helps you to plan, design and deliver an effective presentation that will connect with and engage your audience.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

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

About the course

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.

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Contents

  • 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
    • Thinking it through
    • Applying the GAMMOC model of communication
    • Thinking about goals and outcomes
    • Thinking about audience and context
    • The opening
    • Structuring information
    • Storyboarding like Hollywood
    • The end
  • 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
    • Storytelling
    • Persuasive strategies
    • Why stories are so powerful
    • What makes a good story?
  • Final preparations
    • Last minute prep!
    • Drafting and using notes
    • Preparing yourself
    • Managing nerves
    • Warming up
  • Delivering an impactful presentation
    • In the moment
    • Building rapport
    • Using your voice
    • Using your body
    • Encouraging participation
    • Delivering a remote presentation
    • Handling questions
    • Dealing with hecklers

Author

Anna Faherty

Writer, lecturer and consultant working across the publishing, museum and charity sectors.

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Need just a few unitshourshours?

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours1,000+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
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Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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