Successful Presentation Skills

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

This interactive course teaches the skills of preparing and delivering dynamic presentations. Using proven and practical tools, you will learn to grab your audience’s attention, keep them on the edge of their seats, and motivate them to action. Whether you are giving a three-minute or a three-hour presentation, you will master the methods of speaking with authority and enthusiasm.

Learning Objectives »

  • Create exciting and motivating presentations.
  • Deliver dynamic and energetic performances.
  • Develop rapport and credibility.
  • Persuade others and get results.
  • Handle difficult audiences and situations.
  • Motivate audiences to action.

Course Agenda »

Preparing Your Presentation

  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Presentation Planning Model
  3. Knowing Your Audience
  4. Defining Objectives
  5. Organizing Your Presentation
  6. Distinctive Openings
  7. Delivery Formulas
  8. Memorable Conclusions

Dynamic Delivery

  1. Delivery Style
  2. Optimizing Your Style
  3. The First Five Minutes
  4. Appearance Counts
  5. Body Language
  6. Voice Vitality
  7. Using Humor
  8. Storytelling
  9. Visual Aids

Working the Audience

  1. Setting Expectations
  2. Creating an Engaging Environment
  3. Building Rapport
  4. Handling Q&A
  5. Friends or Foes?
  6. Turning Trouble-Makers Around
  7. Wrapping it Up Like a Pro