Training

Presentation Skills

Presentations Skills Training Courses & Workshops

Make presenting in English simpler, smoother and altogether less stressful.

Much can be lost in companies because of employees’ poor presentation skills – money, time and what may be worse, both the individual and organization’s reputation. Our training courses and workshops are designed to make presenting in English simpler, smoother and altogether less stressful. Aimed at groups of people with an upper intermediate and advanced level of English.
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Training
Workshops >

2 or 3 Hours Duration
Fundamental Presentation Skills

Fundamental
Presentation Skills >

10 – 12 Hours Duration 
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Presenting with
Impact Course >

15 Hours Duration 
Presentation Skills

Training Workshops

(3 or 4 Hours Duration)
Is there a specific area of presenting where you need to improve? A combination of skills and language focus, our workshops have been designed to help you excel in the most important areas of public speaking.

 

Workshops Available

  • How to overcome your fear of presenting in English
  • “Once upon a time…”, Don’t present, tell a story instead
  • How to present concisely to senior executives
  • Handling the question and answer session with confidence
  • Body language, gestures and voice – Take control!
  • The language you need to talk about facts and figures
  • Create an audience focused presentation for maximum impact
  • Learn the best ways to open and close your presentation
Presentation Skills

Training course: Fundamental Presentation Skills

10-12 Hours Duration
This course is aimed at people who have very little experience of presenting. It will provide participants with the basic techniques to help them feel more confident about presenting in English. Participants need a B2 level of English to participate.

 

Course Content

  • What makes an effective presentation?
  • Planning a Presentation – Key considerations when planning a presentation such as the audience, objective and key message
  • Structuring a Presentation-. Using the “Introduction/Opening/Main
  • Body/Summary/Conclusion” model to structure the presentation.
  • How to begin a presentation with impact
  • Phrases in English – The most important phrases to introduce and link each part of the presentation and to open and close.
  • Finishing with a clear summary and strong, inspiring conclusion
  • Using visual aids – The do’s and don’ts regarding visual aids and how to make them effective.
  • Presentation style – Considering the impact of presentation delivery, including; mannerisms, gestures, eye contact, voice and managing nerves.
  • The Question & Answer Session – How to respond to any question with calmness and confidence
  • Presentation Practice – Participants practice their presenting skills and provide and receive feedback in a safe environment.
Presentation Skills

Training course: Presenting with Impact

15 Hours Duration
This course is aimed at people who have had experience of presenting in English. It is assumed that participants already know the basics of good presenting and are looking to take their presentation skills to the next level.

 

Course Content

  • The presentation that tried to save lives
  • Profiling the audience to ensure targeted content
  • Defining your ‘Big Idea’ –  a clear, concise message linked to a clear objective
  • How to brainstorm then structure content using the ‘rule of 3’
  • Increasing impact via the balance of analytical & emotional components, storytelling principles & powerful language techniques
  • Slides – think like a designer
  • It’s a performance –  essential delivery guidelines around gestures, voice & use of space
  • How to end on a high – conclusions with impact
  • Presenting to senior executives – how to get to the point quickly & effectively
  • Techniques to deal with difficult questions
  • Your mindset and how it affects your performance
  • Presentation practice
Presentation Skills

Training course: Advanced Presentation Techniques

(16 Hours Duration)
In this course it is assumed that participants already know the basics of good presenting and are looking to take their presention skills to the next level.

 

Course Content

  • The presentation that tried to save lives
  • Audience focused presenting versus slide focused presenting
  • Profiling the audience
  • Defining your big idea – a clear, concise message
  • How to apply story telling principles
  • How to balance analytical and emotional appeal
  • Impact techniques – contrasting, metphors, repetition
  • Slides – think like a designer
  • It’s a performance  – essential delivery guidelines
  • How to end on a high
  • Techniques to deal with difficult questions
  • Your mindset and how it affects performance
  • Presentation delivery by participants, video recorded and critiqued.
“The presentation skills course I attended with Janice has been fantastic. With innovative theoretical content and many of practical examples. It has made me improve my way of presenting significantly. I have been able to recognize and improve my weak areas and also strengthen my natural abilties. The only disadvantage of this course is not to have done it before!”

 

Mariano de Abajo Bedmar, IT Unit Manager for Investments, AXA

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