Presentation Skills

The ability to present ideas effectively and persuasively is one of the most important professional skills you can learn, but surprisingly, it is also one of the most under-trained topics in the workplace today.

This module is designed for new or less-experienced presenters to learn and practice the core concepts and techniques you need to maximize influence, credibility, and impact in your presentations.

COURSE DETAILS

Live training format

5 lessons

 

1 - 2 Day completion time

Instructor-Led Workshop optional add-on

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • eliminate 'fluff' and maximize the impact of your presentations 

  • present in a stimulating & engaging way 

  • use your presentation as a tool to help you influence your audience 

  • objectively review your performance and self-diagnose areas for improvement 

COURSE CURRICULUM

Planning Your Presentation

  • Defining Your Purpose 

  • Setting SMART Presentation Objectives 

  • Understanding Your Target Audience 

1.

Kevin Legg

Organizing Your Ideas

  • The Creative Process: Brainstorming, Note-taking, and Researching 

  • Validating Your Ideas 

2.

Kevin Legg

Creating Your Content

  • Structure: The Pyramid Principle, Rule of 3s 

  • Creating a Logical Sequence & Presentation Flow 

  • Presentation Visuals: Formatting Best Practices 

3.

Kevin Legg

Delivering Your Presentation

  • Pace & Pausing 

  • Intonation, Pitch & Volume 

  • Using Personal Stories, Examples & Case Studies 

  • Asking & Answering Questions 

4.

Stephen Gonzalez & Kevin Legg

Review & Feedback

  • The SAGE Feedback Model 

5.

Stephen Gonzalez & Kevin Legg

(Optional) Instructor-Led Workshop

  • Develop & Deliver Your Own Presentation 

  • 1-on-1 Review & Feedback With Instructor 

6.

Stephen Gonzalez & Kevin Legg