Axio Development

Presentation Skills Training Course

Course Overview

A highly interactive, motivational presentation skills training course delivered in a safe yet stretching environment building on the skills we all inherently possess. This topic is a classic example of where our attitude often bad mouths our ability.  AXIO coaches instill an environment of trust and positivity from the outset and set out to ensure this is a fun and rewarding experience for everyone.

This presentation skills course enables people to develop the ability to communicate with impact and present well,  an important part of business today. Whether engineer or accountant,  sales person or executive, the harsh reality is that in both formal and informal situations, decisions are often made on your personal performance alone.

This course addresses the challenges that people have with effective presenting and getting our message across with conviction and impact.

Preparing yourself

  • Overcoming nervousness
  • Feeling confident beforehand
  • Benchmarking good presentation skills

Preparing the content and structure

  • Communication – the total impact of the message
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Understanding the audience
  • Tips for content preparation

Effective openings and closings

  • Methods to gain attention quickly
  • Presenting a positive first impression
  • Using the 10 o’clock news method
  • Planning an effective close

Handling questions and interruptions

  • Planning for questions
  • Using the correct wording
  • Responding to difficult or challenging questions

Delivering with confidence and influence

  • Controlling your attitude
  • Talking with conviction and belief
  • Developing flexibility and power
  • Building flexibility and power into your presentations
  • Present written material in an engaging manner

Anyone who has to make more of an impact with what they say and how they say it to customers, colleagues, decision makers and influencers whether in formal / structured  presentation situations or ad-hoc discussions 

Download yourfree Milestones self assessment sheet here: Milestones to Success – Presentation skills

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Questions about the Presentation Skills Course

  • Success in life depends on the ability to persuade others and this skillset is a key component
  • Breakthrough and permanently expand your comfort zone 
  • Be more effective at home and work
  • Reduce stress
  • See a positive impact on other skills such as delegation and motivation
  • Win more people to your way of thinking
  • Experience increased confidence and self-esteem
  • Measurable increase in professional & personal image
  • Body language
  • Stance
  • Hand and body movement
  • Tone
  • Choice of words
  • Pace
  • Modulation
  • The power of silence
  • Congruity – ensuring tone and body language reinforce the words to create a cohesive message
  • Traps & pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Overcoming obstacles – working with the difficulty
  • Handle interruptions and detractors
  • Manage Q&As
  • Demonstrate confidence & self-belief that you can present / speak to an audience
  • Structure content & delivery for increased impact
  • Speak with conviction & confidence
  • Persuade others
  • Overcome nervousness and tackle anxiety
  • Control the ubiquitous & inevitable presentation butterflies to your advantage

By the end of this course, participants will have:

  • Practiced several presentations in real life situations
  • Learnt how to prepare themselves mentally
  • Understood and practiced the way to construct an effective presentation
  • Overcome barriers and nerves
  • Communicated with impact and conviction
  • Handled questions effectively during a presentation
  • Learned how to leave the audience with a powerful message

The presentation skills course is for all who need to motivate people into action and deliver a confident, consistent message with their communications. This is for both formal and informal presentations

This is an interactive one day course, designed for colleagues at all levels

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