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Effective Presentation Skills - 2 Day In-House Workshop

Public Courses also available.  Our public version of this course runs at 6 different locations across the UK.  Click for details.This intermediate level workshop focuses on vocal skills, physical awareness and confidence building techniques to develop the presentation style of the delegates.

The course is ideal for people who already have some experience of presenting or public speaking and now want to work on their delivery skills and become more confident and competent presenters.

Using a range of proven drama techniques and practical exercises, participants will learn to deliver a more persuasive message. Key skills and techniques are developed in an informal, risk free environment. Personal feedback is an essential element of the training and each participant will receive plenty of individual coaching.

Delegates will need to prepare two short presentations each of which will be delivered several times during the workshop.

Workshop learning outcomes

By attending this course delegates will:-

  • Master how to take control of their nerves when speaking in public
  • Develop a more confident and persuasive vocal style
  • Use body language to build rapport and maintain the motivation of the audience
  • Use language techniques to ensure that their key message is understood
  • Plan and structure their presentations creatively for maximum impact
  • Learn how to use effective interactive techniques to control their audience

Workshop outline


  • Exercises to develop group rapport
  • Self perception of how others see you
  • Exercises to build confidence and warm up the voice

Presentation practice

  • First delivery of presentation one (approx 5 mins)
  • Feedback on strengths and areas for improvement

Using the voice effectively

  • Developing greater awareness of the voice
  • Speaking more confidently
  • Developing a more expressive voice

Creating a stronger presence

  • Creating an immediate impression
  • Awareness of the effect of body language
  • Using gesture to enhance your message
  • Use of eye contact to build confidence and rapport

Presentation practice

  • Second delivery of presentation one
  • Feedback through group discussion

Planning presentation two

  • Structuring a presentation quickly
  • Opening and ending the presentation effectively
  • Maintaining a strong focus throughout the presentation delivery

Developing greater impact

  • Exercises to develop more conviction in the voice
  • Exercises for a more assertive delivery style

Influencing your audience

  • Building rapport with your audience
  • Using language to influence your audience
  • Getting your message across in 60 seconds
  • Techniques to aid audience recall

Dealing with questions

  • Managing the question and answer session
  • Dealing with difficult questions

Presentation practice

  • Modifying the material
  • Rehearsing presentation two

Developing spontaneity

  • Thinking on your feet
  • Interacting with the audience

Presentation Practice

  • Final delivery of presentation two
  • Evaluation through group discussion

General feedback session

  • Individual evaluations by course tutor
  • Personal action plans

The learning doesn't end when the course ends

During the workshop each delegate will receive a manual full of practical tips and further information to help them consolidate what they've just gained from the course.

At the end of the workshop delegates complete a personal action plan with input from the course tutor, to help them continue to develop their skills back in the office.

We also offer a free Followup Service by email for 3 months following the course. During this time, if any of the course delegates have questions they'd like to ask about a forthcoming presentation they can email us and we'll do our best to help.

In-house workshop fees

Our fees for delivering this two-day workshop at your venue in the UK are currently:-

from £2890 + VAT and expenses for up to 8 delegates.

This workshop can also be delivered outside of the UK. An additional fee however, for the extra travelling time incurred might have to be charged.

We are also able to tailor any part of this workshop for you if you require, although an additional fee (agreed with you prior to booking) may be required to cover this.

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Presentation skills training - with a difference

We use a highly effective combination of proven theatrical techniques with a pragmatic, business-focused approach to help your staff develop their confidence and presentation skills on our workshops.

The workshop also includes a significant element of voice coaching to ensure that delegates are able to command their audience through their voice. Delegates will quickly discover that they can achieve so much more with their voice than they ever thought possible.

Our workshops always provide a unique learning experience in a supportive environment. This allows delegate to quickly build their confidence as they experiment and learn through practical experience.

So if you really want to help your staff present with more confidence ...

      We know we can help them:-

  • Build up their confidence
  • Present a clear and succinct message
  • Make the most of their voice and ...
  • Maximise their impact in front of an audience

Get in touch today:-

Liz Banks - Skillstudio

If you'd like to make a booking; got some questions you'd like to ask; or want to discuss the course in more detail with one of our trainers.

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