Presentation Skills

1 day

Course Aims

This one day workshop is suitable for anyone who has to deliver presentations on a one-to-one or group basis. It teaches delegates the essential skills necessary to plan and build presentations, then to deliver them in the most effective way.

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for all types ofprofessionals who need to present to audiences in any environment. The course focuses on a wide range of topics and will be extremely useful to new and experienced presenters alike.



  • Course overview
  • Workshop objectives

Creating a Lesson Plan

  • Elements of good training design
  • The need to maintain interest

Setting Your Objectives

  • What are you trying to do?
  • Identifying your objective

Understanding Your Audience

  • A basic definition of your audience
  • The importance of knowing your audience

Building the Structure

  • The consequences of bad preparation
  • Tips on presentation structure

Keeping it Interactive

  • Choosing activities
  • The use of games
  • What to do when things go wrong


  • How to keep on time
  • Keeping it flexible

Controlling Your Nerves

  • Why we get nervous
  • Thinking positive
  • Dealing with sticky situations
  • Tips to combat nerves

Presentation overview

  • Preparing for the day
  • Learning from the day