Presentation Skills Training Course

During this interactive, Presentation Skills training workshop, we address the 2 most important elements of delivering a successful presentation: Preparation and Practice. People attend this training course for many reasons. Some want to feel more confident speaking at meetings, others have focused presentations to deliver and some participants have a personal public speaking event, such as a wedding speech.

Whatever your reason for attending, we will make sure that your nerves are calmed. You will leave with plenty of practical experience and a full set of presentation skills.

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  • Who Attends?
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What are the Benefits of this Presentation Skills Training Course?

The objective of this course is to help you cope with the inevitable nerves that accompany making a presentation. We also address delivery and preparation skills, so that you leave with the following benefits:

  • Confidence

    This course is very practical, with plenty of time given to practicing your presentation delivery skills in a constructive, supportive environment. Over 2 days, you will make short, easy presentations that will develop your confidence.
  • Delivery Skills

    Our trainers have a wealth of experience delivering presentations and speaking in public. They bring this knowledge, including many tips on tone, style and body language to the course.
  • Handle the Unexpected

    Sometimes, the most daunting part of giving a presentation is the possibility of unexpected questions. We teach you how to handle these questions with ease.
  • Key Preparation Techniques

    "Fail to prepare, prepare to fail" - this well known quote certainly applies to giving a presentation. This course equips you with preparation techniques to set yourself up for success.
  • Valuable Feedback

    Our proven course format provides time for practicing, receiving feedback and improving as you learn.

What is covered on this Presentation Skills Training Course?

  • Overcoming Your Nerves

    What causes nerves?
    Essential tips to help you relax while delivering a presentation
  • Preparing for your Presentation

    How to make the most of your preparation time
    Structuring your presentation for a natural, conversational flow
    Preparing easy-to-reference notes
  • Connecting with your Audience

    Encouraging the audience to interact with you - questions, feedback etc.
    Holding your audience's attention
    How and when to use humour
    Incorporating visual aids
  • Perfecting Delivery Skills

    Understand which "power words" grab attention
    Projecting your voice
    Using body language to emphasise a point and keep your audience engaged
    Achieving colourful delivery that will make an impact
  • Dealing with the Unexpected

    Maintaining your composure when questioned aggressively
    Handling technical hiccups with ease

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Who Attends This Presentation Skills Training Course?

Our Presentation Skills Workshop is popular with participants from every type of background.

Professional Presentations

Some people attend this course for professional reasons. For example, they may have an important presentation coming up, or delivering presentations may be a key part of their role.

Personal Presentations

Others wish to be more confident when speaking up at meetings or public events. Often, people attend to prepare for a social occasion where they will be speaking.

Whatever your reason for attending, strong presentation skills are an excellent addition to your CV.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Presentation Skills

  • I'm very nervous about speaking in front of others. How will I cope with presenting on the course?

    Don't worry - every person who attends this course has nerves about presenting. As you'll hear in Mary's video above, the transformation we see in people over 2 days is remarkable.
    Our trainers will put you at ease from the moment you arrive, and make sure that you are comfortable throughout the course.

  • Do I need experience to attend?

    No experience is needed. This is a fantastic course for both beginners and experienced public speakers.

  • I'm not from a business or corporate organisation. Can I still attend?

    Absolutely! We always have a mix of corporate and non-corporate participants on this course. It's part of what makes our learning environment so productive.

Do you have any other questions? We will be happy to help. You can click to ask a question below or call us on 01 861 0700.

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