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Presentation Skills


Course Overview

One key attribute of any individual who has something to say, is the ability to present his ideas effectively. As Aristotle asserts “It is not sufficient to know what one ought to say, but one must also know how to say it. Effective presentation will inspire the audience to listen carefully and be receptive to the subject matter presented. The presenter has the challenge to connect with the audience and create an atmosphere that is conducive for ‘buying-in’ what is being presented. This Deliver Your Presentation With Impact workshop will equip participants with knowledge, skills and ability to engaging the audience and effectively achieve the presentation objectives.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

Course Outline

  1. Basic Concepts
    • Understanding the characteristics of an adult audience
    • Key features of an Effective Presentation
    • The role of the presenter
    • Establishing clear presentation objectives
  2. Conveying Interest and Enthusiasm
    • Establishing rapport
    • Effective introduction
  3. Engaging the Audience – Strategies to Capture Interest
    • Establishing the need to listen / learn (The WIIFM factor)
    • Applying strategies to suit the subject and audience
    • Making ‘dry’ subjects exciting
  4. Appropriate Delivery Styles
    • Facial expressions
    • Gestures
    • Using humor
    • Language
    • Eye contact
    • Movement
  5. Managing Contingencies
    • Questioning techniques (The APC Technique)
    • The ‘What-If?” approach
    • Handling “difficult” audience
    • Identifying common problem situations
    • Formulating strategies to handle problem situations
  6. Overcoming Nervousness
    • Deep breathing techniques
    • Using positive body movement
    • Body posture Tactical eye contact
    • Preparation and practice
  7. Skills Practice and Critique
    • Presentation Skills Practice 1 (5mins)
    • Presentation Skills Practice 2 (15mins)
    • Critique on Skills Practices
  8. Individual Action Plan
    • Initiate transfer of learning
    • Develop presentation methodology for a specific workplace project


Training Methodology


Who Should Attend

Senior Officers and above

Program Duration

2 days or 14 hours