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Presentation Skills~Introduction

Duration 2 days

This two-day course is designed to help participants understand how to prepare and deliver an effective presentation.

The course is designed for those involved in giving talks, speeches or presentations to clients, staff, peers or superiors and who have had no formal training.

At the end of this highly participative workshop, delegates will be able to:

  • speak to groups with more confidence
  • prepare ideas and/or notes for a speech
  • maintain interest and put themselves across clearly
  • delegates will also have the opportunity to practice their presentation skills

Course content

Improving Confidence

  • Handling nerves
  • Correct use of body language and posture


  • Knowing the audience
  • Structure; beginnings and endings
  • Avoiding misuse of jargon
  • Rehearsing

The Presentation

  • The location
  • Using your voice and the mechanics of speaking
  • Use of visual aids
  • Interaction with the audience
  • Dealing with questions