Presentation Skills Training Benefits & Deliverables:

  • Be a more effective communicator with presentation skills training
  • Use voice, action & body language to add power and impact with presentation skills training
  • Gain confidence in making presentations
  • Increase the dynamics and effectiveness of your presentations style
  • Deliver a message that is both clear and appropriate to any audience with presentation skills training
  • Turn performance anxiety into performance energy with presentation skills training
  • Apply the best steps for planning and making a presentation
  • Use the motivational cycle to plan presentations that create agreement
  • Understand the differences between presenting to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Adapt language, jargon and ideas to tailor your presentation to your audience
  • Overcome nervousness and discomfort to appear more confident with presentation skills training
  • Use a variety of presentational modes to handle different types of presentations
  • Learn how to project your voice and use pauses to dramatize your point
  • Select and design PowerPoint support that captures and holds attention
  • Manage the physical setting of your presentation
  • Confidently handle questions and/or objections from your audience

Course Outline:

  I.  Develop and Organize a More Powerful Presentation

  1. Identify the most common types of presentations
  2. Define the purpose of your presentations
  3. Anticipate and meet your audience’s needs
  4. Identify the outcome you’d like from your presentation
  5. Structure and plan a well balanced presentation
  6. Create user-friendly presentation outlines and notes you can speak from
  7. Learn the most effective ways to practice and rehearse your presentations

   II.  Increase the Impact of your Presentation Skills

  1. Learn the most important characteristics and qualities of a good presenter
  2. Identify and assess your current presentations skills and abilities
  3. Develop an individual action plan for improvement
  4. Learn the keys to maintaining the attention of your audience
  5. Take advantage of group dynamics and different room setups
  6. Anticipate, avoid, and handle equipment problems
  7. Reduce stress, nerves and speaker’s anxiety
  8. Use humor more effectively in your presentation

   III.  Use More Powerful Verbal & Nonverbal Communication

  1. Build a comfortable rapport with your audience
  2. Apply dynamic use of your voice and action to add interest
  3. Turn speech anxiety into a positive force in a presentation
  4. Balance style and substance more comfortably
  5. Send more powerful nonverbal gestures and messages
  6. Use more powerful illustrations, analogies and stories to get your point across
  7. Use more effective audience participation techniques to get and keep their interest
  8. Become a more active and effective listener
  9. Think on your feet and respond to questions more comfortably
  10. Handle objections politely and tactfully
  11. Guide discussions and facilitate information sharing more successfully

  IV.   Choose the Right Visual Aids to Add Impact to Your Presentation

  1. Decide when and if your presentation requires visual aid support
  2. Learn the best use and purpose of visual aids
  3. Don’t deliver ‘Death by PowerPoint’
  4. Maximize the power and impact of PowerPoint presentations
  5. Increase your effectiveness when using flip charts
  6. Know when and how to use hands-outs and other support materials
  7. Use the best room set ups to increase the power and impact of your presentations

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