Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Present with Confidence Whatever the Occasion


This training course will enable you to deliver amazing presentations. After completing the course, you will be able to plan, structure and deliver professional presentations.

You will learn how to deliver engaging content to your audience and will learn how to be persuasive.

This training course will teach you how to: overcome fear of presenting; plan an unforgettable presentation; use your body language to appear confident and convincing and to focus on your audience and their needs.

Delivering a first-class presentation is a skill that anyone can be taught. Creating a presentation is a process and we are going to explore the steps together to make a winning presentation. This training course is hands on and provides you with opportunities to practice and refine the skills that you will be taught. Together we will be able to create the perfect presentation for every business occasion.

This training will highlight:

  • How to Overcome Nerves and Stage Fright
  • How to Analyse Your Audience and Tailor Your Presentation Accordingly
  • How to Plan a Concise, Persuasive, Professional Presentation
  • Venue Generalship: How to Command the Room, Build Rapport and Convince the Audience
  • Speaking to the Public with Confidence
  • Learn How to Captivate Your Audience and Keep Them Engaged
  • How to Answer Questions Convincingly


At the end of this training, you will learn to:

  • Master your nerves and remain calm throughout
  • Design a world class presentation
  • Command the room and captivate your audience
  • Deliver a convincing presentation
  • Persuade the audience that your message is valuable


Training Methodology

This training course is very much hands on. You will gain practical skills that you can experiment with and practice within a safe and encouraging learning environment. There will be lots of group discussion, interactive workshops and opportunities to try out the skills that you have learned. You will learn how to give and receive effective, constructive feedback within your groups. What is more, you will leave the course with proven, effective tools with which to present information in a convincing way.

Organizational Impact

The organization gains by having course participants who are able to deliver presentations to clients, team members, work colleagues, external audiences and members of the public.

  • Learn how to convince clients based on the strength of the presentation
  • Deliver memorable speeches to the public
  • Communicate with the public in a highly professional manner
  • Persuade team members ethically
  • Create concise, professional presentations that influence your organization
  • Communicate with impact in the shortest time possible without wasting people’s time in long meetings
  • Win more sales by effective presentation
  • Retain key clients and upsell them

Personal Impact

Upon graduating from this training course, you will return to the office with a new set of tools to use to help you become more effective. Graduates of the course benefit from:

  • Creating better professional reputation
  • Gaining trust with colleagues and clients
  • Dealing with difficult people effectively
  • Being seen as leaders and being promoted
  • Being valued as experts
  • Conducting effective business meetings

Who Should Attend?

Managers, executives or any professionals who need to be able to inform, convince or persuade clients or work colleagues. This training course is essential for anyone who has to speak in front of groups, sales people and for any employees who have to deal with the press.

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Business Analysts
  • Account Managers
  • Client Relationship Professionals
  • Middle and Senior Manager
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Salespeople

Seminar Outline


Presentation Essentials 

  • How to be a Successful Presenter
  • Delegate needs Analysis and Introduction
  • Clarity, Structure, Revision
  • The Essentials of Effective Presentation
  • Introduction to Body Language and Feedback
  • Self-evaluation Techniques 


Presentation Preparation 

  • Best Practice
  • Why be a Presenter?
  • Who are your Audience?
  • Anticipating Questions
  • Keeping Your Audience Focused
  • How to Research
  • Structuring Your Thoughts 



Slide Preparation 

  • Why Use Slides?
  • Handouts vs. Slides
  • How to make the Perfect Slide Show
  • Advanced Slide Creation
  • Revising Your Presentation
  • How to Use Data and Visuals
  • Virtual Presentation
  • How to be Persuasive
  • How to be Convincing
  • Fear and How to Overcome It
  • Mental Preparation
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Visualisation Techniques


Presentation Practice and Delivery 

  • Dressing for Success
  • Boosting Your Credibility
  • Handling Questions
  • Key Point Overview
  • Building Transitions
  • Delivering with Passion
  • Beginning with Impact
  • Capturing Attention
  • Holding Attention
  • Building Rapport
  • Handling Questions
  • Projection, Pitch, Rate and Gesture
  • Drawing to a Conclusion 


Public Speaking 

  • Difference between Public Speaking and Presentations
  • The Paradox of Public Speaking
  • Public Speaking Audience Needs Analysis
  • Finding Credible Sources for Public Speaking
  • Citations and their Importance
  • The Causes of Public Speaking Apprehension
  • How to Appear Confident
  • How to Handle Hostile Questions and Win Over Your Audience
  • Dealing with Interruptions