Presentation Skills ( Overcome those fears of Public Speaking)
Over the course you will; Have taken some large steps to becoming a good presenter Made at least 2 presentations to an audience Be able to control nerves and deal with common fears Be able to speak more confidently in front of an audience Know how to develop ideas for a presentation Know how to plan and structure a presentation and Have enjoyed the experience! You’ll leave the workshop with your own personal development plan and a toolkit of techniques to turn that plan into action. You will also leave the workshop with a buzz and a great sense of achievement. Course Outline Introduction Building group rapport Warm up exercises Introduction to presenting Good & bad habits Dealing with common fears Preparing to speak Dealing with nerves Building self confidence Creating a confident impression Carrying out the ‘essential checks’ Presenting the ‘right’ image Effectively using stories and humour Presentation Delivery Skills Improving your voice Speaking with confidence Using confident body language Using mannerisms and gestures to enhance impact Planning the Presentation or Speech The key elements to good structure Defining your purpose Making a strong opening Selecting key points Closing effectively The Material Developing and communicating clear messages Structuring the presentation Knowing the pros and cons of different visual aids Making it big, bold and brilliant! Effectively using PowerPoint Audience Knowing your audience to develop presentations that appeal Building rapport Getting and keeping them on your side Working with questions Handling difficult people Understanding group dynamics Presentation Practice Delivering a short presentation Evaluating presentations General feedback session Individual evaluations by course tutor Personal action plans End of course evaluations We will diagnose your strengths and weaknesses and help you to develop a presentation style that plays to your strengths and is right for you. Our promise We hope you will profit from our experience as we will: Help provide a structured approach to your presentation Help you implement new ideas that will add value Help to overcome anxiety Learn how to practice with your fellow delegates Most importantly make this a fun and interactive training programme and to give the tools and confidence to deliver presentations.