Powerful Presentation Skills

This two-day In-house training programme offers those with some experience in presenting the opportunity to improve their delivery technique and enhance their current levels of engagement during presentations.

Overview

This two-day intensive In-house training programme offers those with some experience in presenting the opportunity to improve their delivery technique and enhance their current levels of engagement during presentations.

Key benefits?

  • Techniques to give you greater confidence before presenting
  • Increase your credibility and presence in front of your audience
  • Know how to keep to the point and use notes to guide you
  • Ability to create physical and vocal impact from the start and keep it going
  • Build rapport with a mixed audience and keep them engaged
  • Develop a structure that makes presentation preparation quick and easy
  • Deal adeptly with the Q & A
  • Practical exercises to increase confidence
  • Group interaction to support peer learning
  • Learn how to adapt your material on the fly

Your next step is to call us now on +44 (0)20 7729 6677 or email us at info@falconbury.co.uk or use our contact form and find out how we can help. There are no commitments, and if we cannot help our advice and recommendations are free of charge.

Sample Programme - Day Two

Introduction – to develop group rapport and aims of the day

  • What makes a good presenter
  • What can go awry and why

Structure a presentation

  • Know how to do an audience profile
  • Techniques to motivate and persuade
  • Define your key message
  • Select your main points.

Engage your audience

  • Learn about the Spice Rack™ – techniques to engage your listeners
  • Close your presentation with impact
  • Get an attention grabbing opening

Making a calm and confident entrance

  • Combining posture, breathing and pause to create an opening that will increase confidence and control of your delivery

Develop a clear and commanding voice

  • Increase vocal projection and clarity
  • Learn how to develop emphasis and vocal expression
  • Learn how the pause brings power to your delivery

Create a strong physical presence

  • Move and gesture confidently
  • Use movement and pause to add impact and animation to your delivery and content
  • Establish direct and even eye contact

Putting it all together

  • Delivery of Presentation One with feedback of strengths and areas for development.

Next Steps

  • Review of what you’ve learnt today
  • Setting aims for Day Two

Sample Programme - Day Two

Review and Consolidation

  • Review of techniques learnt in Day One
  • Exercises to develop more control of your delivery
  • Develop vocal expression that maintain interest
  • Defining and using strong eye contact

Instant Impact

  • Techniques to influence your audience
  • Master your influence and impact in 60 seconds

Structure a presentation to a time limit

  • Define your key message
  • Select your main points.

Prepare & Practice

  • Prepare Presentation Two
  • Practise Opening of Presentation Two
  • Group Feedback of delivery

Adapting your material

  • Learn how to adapt your material on the fly to different audiences
  • Rehash and redeliver!
  • Group Feedback

Question and Answer Session

  • Discover techniques to deal adeptly with the Q & A
  • How to deal with difficult questions and problem people!

Presentation Two

  • Further practice of Presentation Two
  • Delivery of presentation

Feedback & Review

  • Tutor and group appraisal of presentation
  • Personal Action Plans
  • Evaluation of course

The recommended trainer

Alison Kemp is a highly experienced trainer and coach in interpersonal skills and communication techniques focussing mostly on technical professionals. She graduated from London Guildhall School of Music & Drama and is a Master practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), which covers key skills in personal and organisational development. Most recently Alison is also instrumental in developing and lecturing an online Post-Graduate Diploma in Creative and Innovative Leadership in Africa for Blake Hall Business School and works with Cass Business School on the Executive Development Programmes. With her combined experience in the arts and business world, Alison’s constructive and stimulating approach leads delegates to regularly regard her workshops as highly practical, informative and inspiring.

Bespoke training

We can customise this course to meet the requirements of your organisation. Contact us to discuss your training requirements.

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