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Excel at Public Speaking by attending our Powerful Presentation Skills courseLiz Banks - Skillstudio

Powerful Presentation Skills is an intensive and highly interactive two-day training course to help ensure you get the most from all presentation and public speaking opportunities.

The course is ideal if you are already an experienced presenter or public speaker and now want to achieve more from your presentations or public speaking opportunities.

Throughout the workshop you will gain a wide range of practical experience through numerous exercises (voice, physical presence, body language etc) and the delivery of four presentations. Each of the presentations provides a different challenge and will allow you the opportunity to present in a different style.

Complete the public course and see the results for yourself

By attending our two-day workshop we guarantee that you will become a more influential speaker.

You'll also be able to ...

  • Fine tune your delivery style to create maximum impact
  • Develop a more persuasive and impressive speaking style
  • Control your space and presence to get rapport and influence your audience
  • Use pace and structure more effectively for maximum results
  • Use language creatively to present a more powerful message
  • Deliver different styles of presentations for different audiences

What does the training actually cover over the two days?


  • Exercises to develop group rapport
  • Self analysis of current style
  • Controlling nervous energy

Public speaking practice (prepared presentation)

  • First delivery of first speech / presentation (approx 5 mins)
  • Feedback on effectiveness of delivery style

Getting greater impact through the voice

  • Developing a more confident and convincing voice
  • Developing a greater range of expression in the voice
  • Influencing your audience with the power of your voice

Engaging with the audience visually

  • Analysis of your visual impact on the audience
  • Using body language to build audience rapport
  • Developing your unique presentation style

Presentation structure, style and language

  • Preparing a presentation within a strict time constraint
  • Establishing the key message
  • Applying structure and style effectively
  • Using language to clarify and influence

Public speaking practice (unseen presentation)

  • Delivery of speech / presentation
  • Analysis via trainer feedback and group discussion

Spontaneity and audience awareness

  • Thinking on your feet
  • Developing greater command of your audience
  • Gaining the attention and interest of the audience

Public speaking practice - set presentation

  • Adapting material to the needs of the audience
  • Delivery of a set presentation to a given audience
  • Analysis via trainer feedback and group discussion

Presentation preparation - business topic

  • Delivery of opening of presentation
  • Feedback on first impressions on audience

Taking control of your audience

  • Tips on delivering to large and small audiences
  • Managing audience expectations
  • Dealing with difficult audiences

Public speaking practice - business topic

  • Final modifications
  • Delivery of presentation
  • Analysis via trainer feedback and group discussion

General feedback session

  • Individual assessment of progress achieved
  • Personal action plans
  • Overall workshop feedback

Public Workshop Schedule

Our advanced level public training courses take place throughout the year in London.

* Please note that the dates quoted in the calendar below are the start dates of each 2-day Public Speaking course.

To book a place on one of these courses just click on the appropriate course start date and you'll be taken to our online booking page.

(If there are no course dates listed above please click here.)

Want to take the next step and book your place?

Why not take the next step today and book your place on one of our public workshops.

Our two-day public courses are competitively priced at £697 + VAT (£836.40 including VAT) per delegate, which includes refreshments and a sandwich lunch on the day.
Liz Banks - Skillstudio

To book your place, simply click here and you'll be taken to our online booking system.

Alternatively, you can call us on +44 (0)8456 444 150 or Email us at and we can email you a booking form out to you in MS Word format.

Got some further questions before making a decision?

If you have some further questions you'd like to ask, we'd be more than happy to answer them via telephone or email. So get in touch today.

Telephone:- +44 (0)8456 444 150


You'll discover a unique learning experience

The workshop is very interactive and practical We use a powerful combination of proven theatrical techniques with a pragmatic, business-focused approach.

The course includes learning how to make presentations more interesting and entertaining, how to deliver a persuasive message and how to use language to help expand your influence over your audience.

You get feedback throughout the course through group discussion, video playback and tutor analysis.

With Skillstudio the learning doesn't end when the course ends

Each workshop comes with a FREE Followup Service by telephone or email.

So we will continue to help you develop your presentation skills even after the course has completed!

Like a copy of our course brochure?

You can download our course brochure in Adobe Acrobat format by clicking here.

If you havent got an Adobe Acrobat viewer on your system, you can get it (for free) by clicking here.

Interested in some in-company training?

Our in-company two-day course (anywhere in the UK) costs from just £2890 + VAT and expenses for up to 8 delegates.

Call us on +44 (0)8456 444 150 or email us at to check availability and to discuss things further.

And please remember, our in-house courses can be tailored to your specific requirements.

You'll be inspired by what you achieve on this course

Client Testimonials

"Small group helped with focus - took away nerves. Great course - now feel great about presenting."
Stanley UK

"Alison interacted well with the participants - emphasising the positives and showed empathy for the negatives and suggested ways to improve"
Arab Banking Corporation

"Very constructive atmosphere created where everyone could critically evaluate styles in a friendly and non threatening way."
City University

"Great - huge improvement in my presentation technique. One of the best workshops I ever did!"
Texas Instruments

"Feedback was thorough and not rushed. Have learned a lot and valuable points taken on board to work with.”

"Lots of chance to practise and get indepth feedback. Helen has lots of experience and knowledge in relation to body language and voice quality.”

"Good pace, knowledgeable trainer and good mix of candidates. Good combination of exercises. Took us outside our comfort zone and forced us to work within specific constraints”
DMW Group

"Nella was extremely warm and very enthousiastic. Made the course very hot!”

"Lots of practice – no point being lectured for 2 days – so being able to practise skills over and over again made the course effective.”
Stanley UK

"It gets you involved right from the start. It was informal, friendly but very focused. Julia was funny, charming and very experienced."
Cable & Wireless

"Julia was very supportive in guiding us through the workshop. There was good interaction with the team.”
Civil Aviation Authority

"I enjoyed the workshop a great deal and I thought Alison's mixture of humor and serious presentation was well balanced. It was great to get feedback on where I was already strong and where improvements could be made, furthermore I was able to see a marked improvement over the two days.”

"I found the course extremely useful and the skills I learnt invaluable. My other delegates were as equally impressed as I was. Thank you again."
British Heart Foundation

... more testimonials

So if you really want to present with more power and conviction ...

      We know we can help you:-

  • Make the most of your voice
  • Present a more persuasive message
  • Maximise your impact in front of an audience
Liz Banks - Skillstudio

So book your place today ...

To book your place simply click here and you'll be taken to our online booking system.

Alternatively, call us on +44 (0)8456 444 150

or email us at:

Speak to you soon.

Other Training Available from Skillstudio

First Presentation Skills Training for people who have little or no experience of presenting and who need to take the plunge in the near future.

Effective Presentation Skills Training for people with experience of presenting who want to improve their confidence and delivery skills and make more of an impact in front of their audience.

Effective Communications Skills Training for people who want to make more of an personal impact at work.

One to One Coaching in presentation skills; communication skills; interview technique, vocal skills, elocution and accent softening.


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