Course Outline

Course Outline

Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills: Developing Persuasive & Credible Executive Presentations

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
MG 023 14 - 18 Jul 2019 Dubai 4500 Register
MG 023 08 - 12 Dec 2019 Dubai 4500 Register

Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills: Developing Persuasive & Credible Executive Presentations

Introduction

Most organisations require their team members to deliver presentations, either informally at internal meetings or to formally represent them at conferences or seminars. Most presentations are not just about distributing information, they are also about building personal and organisational reputation, so effective presentation skills are a prerequisite.

PROCLAD Academy’s Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills training course aims to give participants the skills and confidence to inform, influence and inspire their audience, no matter how challenging. The training course will also help participants enhance the effectiveness of their communication and thus the reputation and efficiency of their organisation as a whole.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills training course are:

  • How to use nerves positively
  • How to communicate effectively with voice, body language and eye contact
  • How to involve and engage an audience
  • How to deal with questions and challenges
  • How to structure and prepare for a presentation
  • How to use visual and other presentation aids
Learning Objectives

By attending PROCLAD Academy’s highly interactive Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills training course, delegates will gain:

  • The confidence to present with self-assurance and composure
  • The ability to structure a presentation to suit the topic and audience
  • The skills needed to communicate complex information in a meaningful way
  • Skills needed to create and use powerful and memorable visual aids
  • The ability to handle audience interactions during and after presentations
  • Extensive practice in delivering different types of presentation
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills training course is intended for:

  • Executives who wish to make their internal presentations more informative and engaging
  • Sales and marketing professionals wishing to influence decision-makers
  • Speakers at conferences and exhibitions
  • Leaders who wish to inspire their team members and colleagues
Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s Effective Presentation & Public Speaking Skills training course highly participative. Although some underpinning concepts will be introduced by the trainer, the key aim is to help delegates to apply these ideas to improving their own skills. Each day will include a practical session during which these skills will be put into practice, with structured group feedback to help learning.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to the course outlines and objectives
  • What makes a speaker appear confident?
  • Harnessing nerves in a creative way
  • Conscious and sub-conscious messages
  • Purpose and aims
  • Audience focussed objectives
  • Researching the audience’s needs
  • Time and other constraints
  • Venue considerations
  • Choices of presentation media and style
  • Selecting appropriate supporting media
  • Uses and abuses of visuals
  • Designing audience-engaging visual aids
  • Using PowerPoint effectively
  • Preparation of visual aids for practice presentations
  • Body language and the part it plays in presentations
  • Building audience trust
  • Vocal skills: pitch, speed and rhythm
  • Language patterns: phraseology, register and syntax
  • Rapport and audience involvement
  • Handling questions effectively
  • Presentation by each delegate
  • Handling questions and interruptions
  • Individual feedback and coaching
  • Learning review