This programme has been designed to assist anyone needing to develop and improve elements of their presentation skills.
Price: €550 per person
Aimed at those who need to communicate effectively to staff, clients and groups through the medium of presentation.
Goals and Objectives
- Develop skills required to make presentations
- Be able to undertake effective planning and preparation for presentations
- Be capable of handling appropriate visual aids, equipment and material
- Develop understanding of effective presentation delivery techniques
- Undertake practice of delivery techniques with feedback and discussion
Introduction, Objectives and Expectations
Key Factors for Effective Presentation
Objectives and purpose of presentations
Main presentation methodologies
Identification of presentation formats required by participants
Effective Communication Techniques
Different media of communications and their application
Listening skills – active listening process
Planning and Preparing Presentations
Setting clear objectives and required outcomes
Identifying audiences and their expectations
Determining key messages
Preparing content of presentation and methods of representation – charts, diagrams, visual images etc.
Most effective format and sequencing for presentation
Use of visual aids and their application
Design and format of visual presentation media, including use of PowerPoint
Questioning techniques – closed, open and probing
Do’s and don’ts of good presentation technique
Managing stress and nerves prior to and during presentations
Handling prepared material, visual aids and presentation equipment
Managing body language, tone of voice, pace, etc.
Handling interaction with audience
Questions and answers
Dealing with difficult issues and questions
How to close out presentations
Question and Answers Session to address specific participant issues
Practice Delivery with Analysis and Discussion
Programme Review and Evaluation
Use will be made of open group discussion, exercises and role-plays with analysis and feedback.