Presentation Skills

Course Aims:

This course is designed to develop practical skills in planning, designing and delivering effective presentations to the business standard.  Ideally, the delegates should bring with them a presentation that they will need to give in the coming weeks.  The delegates will be video recorded during their presentations. 

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Plan and prepare an effective presentation.
  • Be more skilled and confident when presenting.
  • Manage personal reactions to pressure.
  • Effectively use a range of audio-visual aids.


  • This is a practical course and the delegates are expected to deliver a number of presentations during the workshop.  The length is usually 2-3 days depending on numbers./ In house tailored training 

Course Contents:

  • What makes a good / bad presentation?
  • Purpose of presentations


  • What is impact?
  • Improving the image we portray
  • Use of voice and tone
  • Use of body language



  • Planning before the event
  • Identifying the need / type of presentation
  • Identifying the audience
  • Planning the content
  • Structure



  • Managing the environment
  • Effective use of audio-visual aids



  • Managing yourself
  • Effect of nerves on voice / body language



  • Reading the signs
  • Handling questions
  • Dealing with disruptions



  • Practical presentation practice
  • Video recording and review


  • Transferring learning back to the workplace


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