Powerful Communication & Presentation Skills

This two-day course will challenge your current thinking and behaviour in all areas of communication.
 
 
 

14-15 Mar 2019

GBP 1,199 999 *
EUR 1,679 1,399 *
USD 1,870 1,558 *
* When you book before 4 Feb

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Course overview

The corporate landscape is suffering from an overwhelming ocean of communication noise. To truly get through to your audience, your clients and your team, you now require a skill set designed with modern communication evolution in mind. Communicating with impact and influence has never been more of a challenge and the strategies to be heard above the competition have never been more valuable.

This two-day course will challenge your current thinking and behaviour in all areas of communication. Through a host of practical exercises, tools and techniques you will explore the impact of your communication and presentation style in winning over people, situations and business. The tools and techniques you will learn will positively change the way you communicate in every situation with power, passion and enhanced purpose.

Benefit of attending:

  • Understand the power behind enhanced thinking and dynamic action
  • Learn how to be assertive and unleash the most effective you
  • Master presentation skills to influence and inspire any audience
  • Gain an insight into potent body language strategies and how to read others
  • Find out how to manage your time and attention to enable greater success

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to develop their communication and presentation skills to a higher level.

Programme Day 1

Enhanced thinking and dynamic action

  • Setting the scene – the power of enhanced communication, social triggers and influence strategies
  • Personal belief systems – your mindset, your success – techniques to make everything possible
  • Motivation and high performance – become a creator of outstanding circumstance
  • Mental toughness – embracing life’s adventures Refreshments

Assertiveness – working to your true potential

  • Understanding assertiveness – what it is and is not and why this is so important
  • Valuing the true you – self-worth, authenticity and vocabulary
  • Why we may be letting it slide – emotional blackmail, FOG and consistency
  • Your bill of rights – being YOU, Supporting Actor Syndrome, people pleasing
  • Saying NO – mindset, beliefs and how to make your NO count
  • Asking and getting – symbolic values, mind reading, asking strategies

Presentation masterclass

  • The importance of understanding your audience and realising your goals
    • Evaluating who your audience are and how they like to be communicated with
    • Exploring what you want to achieve for your audience and personally
    • How to prepare a presentation that addresses all of these needs
  • How to hook any audience and begin your show with immense power
    • Engagement strategies – what will wake up your audience’s ears
    • Building rapport and setting the mood for the magic that follows
  • The art and power of storytelling from stage
    • Why you should be telling more stories
    • The essentials of effective and authentic storytelling

Presentation masterclass (continued)

  • Which visuals work and which simply do not resonate with any audience
    • Exploration of slides to avoid – the mistakes we all make – Visuals that add value to your double act
  • How to turn complex material into gold that your audience will love
    • Strategies for dealing with technical and ‘dry’ content – Helping your audience visualise and participate
  • Effective question time – allowing your audience to explore your expertise
    • How to respond to any type of question
    • Professionally dealing with the presentation saboteurs
  • Closing your show – ensuring your message gets through and makes a lasting impact
    • Powerful conclusions that make you stop and think
    • Calls to action that get things done

Programme Day 2

Recap of day one including presentation development discussions

  • Presentation practice – application of ‘invisible’ tools and strategies
  • Presentation review and discussions – your presentation critiqued by the group and the ‘Invisible PowerPoint guy’
  • Advanced application – fine tuning and enhanced influence

Body language and the art of mind reading (continued)

  • Movement and personal space – passion, energy and power, how to command the stage
  • The power of smiles – the science and the fun of magical smiles
  • Voice – unleashing the velvet – tools and techniques to have them on the edge of their seats
  • Active listening – developing empathy and enhancing relationships
  • Observation and reading minds – getting inside the heads of others and building amazing rapport
  • Practical application of body language skills – exercises and scenarios to perfect your skills while presenting and beyond

Body language and the art of mind reading (continued)

  • Movement and personal space – passion, energy and power, how to command the stage
  • The power of smiles – the science and the fun of magical smiles
  • Voice – unleashing the velvet – tools and techniques to have them on the edge of their seats
  • Active listening – developing empathy and enhancing relationships
  • Observation and reading minds – getting inside the heads of others and building amazing rapport
  • Practical application of body language skills – exercises and scenarios to perfect your skills while presenting and beyond

Time and attention management mastery – giving you the time for greater success

  • The time audit – why some things get done and others simply don’t
  • Attention currency – ninja strategies to protect your most valuable time
  • The will do vs the to-do list fallacy – rethinking your to-do list – why they don’t work
  • Dealing with the backlog – strategies to tackle the paperwork mountains
  • Quadrant 2 thinking – default/rainbow diaries and how to revolutionise your thinking

Conclusions

  • Next steps – what you will be doing next and going forwards to enhanced success
  • Nick’s challenges – stretching you to be the best you can imagine

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14-15 Mar 2019
14-15 Mar 2019 Rembrandt Hotel, London GBP 1,199.00
EUR 1,679.00
USD 1,870.00
+ VAT @ 20.00%
GBP 999.00
EUR 1,399.00
USD 1,558.00
Until 4 Feb
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Please note: this event is being organised by our training partner Management Forum; clicking Enrol will take you to management-forum.co.uk to complete your purchase.