Presentation Skills

Someone on one of our training courses once remarked that they would rather crash their car on the way to work than arrive safely and have to deliver their presentation! Maybe you would echo that sentiment, or maybe you are more comfortable in the limelight. In either case, this course on presentation skills will change the way you approach presentations for the better.

There are a number of qualities which contribute to a successful and engaging presentation, but the topic should not be one of them!

Whether you are talking about putting a man on Mars or the speed at which paint dries, we can utilise the same fundamental tools and techniques to ensure that we are connecting with our audience and driving our residual message home. From confidence, to psychological techniques, to your use of slides, this course is a complete guide to presentation skills.

Presentation Skills FAQs

How much is this course?

Our courses are designed for you the client, which means that the pricing structure is also specific for you the client. We work with huge and tiny companies, always finding appropriate pricing models for each of them.

Do you use powerpoint for your courses?

Our training courses are highly engaging and designed to challenge you to think and act. We don’t believe a powerpoint presentation delivers this, so we never use it for any of our courses.

What resources will I receive on your courses?

All attendees will receive professionally printed A5 workbooks covering every aspect of the training delivered. These make a great reference resource for the future and can be supplied in electronic format too.

How experienced are your trainers?

All of our trainers come with many years of real world operational experience. They are able to bring maturity of thinking and the experience of real life situations into the training room.

Who Is This Course For?

For people who want to increase their confidence and ability in giving great presentations.

What Will You Learn?

  • To plan a presentation in a way that connects with the audience
  • How to evaluate and understand the audience
  • What makes good and poor presentations, and how you can impress every time
  • How to improve your voice and overcome nerves
  • How to present with power and authority
  • How to use time and space effectively
  • To get more confidence for that next presentation

Latest Presentation Skills Resources and Guidance

Here’s the two most important lessons about influencing.  

The skill of influencing has to be up there as one of the most valuable things to get right.  We start working out what works when we are about 2 years old, pushing and bending our parents will through any means possible.  Back then, we didn’t even care what others thought of us; we would happily throw a wobbly in the shopping line without the slightest concern for our reputation, all in the name of braking our parents resolve and securing whatever it was that we wanted.

Why developing competence is the managers responsibility  

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the advent of self directed learning - in other words creating the environment where staff take control of their own learning, often supported by the organisation.  I’ve nothing against this approach, it’s great if people take charge of their own development, however my word of caution is concerned with this becoming the only approach.