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Complete Presentation Skills (Theory & MS PowerPoint)



To acquire the soft skills necessary to present in a more confident and competent manner. To attain a good working knowledge of PowerPoint and to integrate these skills to produce and present professional presentations.

Price €795 per person


  • Dates available on request. Please call for details, 2 Days


Aimed at those who need to communicate effectively to staff, clients and groups through the medium of presentation and MS PowerPoint.




Course Outline
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Introduction & Overview
Discussion of participants specific requirements for presentations
Exploding the Myths of Presenting

Planning the Presentation
The content, The format, The venue
Using the Equipment and Visual Aids

The Presenter
Building Confidence
Body Language
Building Rapport with the Audience
Giving yourself the best chance
Sounding good – your voice

The Audience
Maintaining Attention
Encouraging Participation

The Delivery
Getting Started
Understanding Stress and Controlling Nerves
Eye Contact, Pausing
Logical Structure
Handling Questions

Skills Practice – Delivering
Final Preparation
Review, analysis and feedback
Personal Action Plan

Review of Day 1
Resolve any outstanding issues
Key points learned

Review of Key Functionality
Slide Master, Title Master
Slide Colour Schemes and Backgrounds
Creating and Applying Templates
Style Guidelines and Tips

Creating Slides
Building Chart Slides
Entering Data for Charts
Formatting Charts
Chart Options
Organisation Charts

Text, Charts, Tables, Drawing
Importing Data from other applications
Copying slides from other presentations and reformatting

Enhancing Slides
ClipArt, Sound Clips, Video Clips
Links to other applications i.e. Excel, Internet
Action Buttons

Slide Show
Transitions, Animation
Hiding Slides
Navigation through the presentation
Meeting Minder
Note Pages
Custom Shows
Slide Show Guidelines and Tips

Printing and exporting the presentation
Creating a Slideshow file for emailing

Review of PowerPoint

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