Presentation Skills

Maximum Performance
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Presentation Skills

How to be a more confident presenter

Presenting with confidence is an essential business skill.

Whether you are delivering a client presentation or addressing an internal gathering, good presentation skills are crucial for success.

This programme cover the foundation skills you need to improve the impact, clarity and structure of your presentations. Master the physical factors, harnessing the power of non-verbal communication. Engage your audience. Learn how to structure your presentation for best results. Deal with questions more effectively. Boost your confidence. And learn to enjoy doing it!

You will be expected to bring a 3-minute pre-prepared presentation to the workshop. You’ll get supportive feedback to ensure that you leave the session with greater confidence and competence to present effectively in any situation.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Have a benchmark for what powerful presenters do and don’t do
  • Know which elements of delivery to focus on
  • Understand how to plan and structure a presentation
  • Be able to select content effectively

Training Course Content

Handling nerves, feeling confident

  • What makes someone a confident presenter?
  • Why feeling nervous is a normal human reaction to being in the spotlight
  • The mindset that will help you be a confident presenter
  • Techniques for handling nerves
  • The matrix of authentic presenting
  • Pre-prepared individual presentations (3 minutes max) – practice activity

The 3Vs of powerful presenting

  • The three primary channels of communication – Visual, Vocal and Verbal.
  • Bringing the 3Vs to life – practice activity

Avoiding ‘death by PowerPoint’

  • Hints and tips to make PowerPoint powerful
  • Participants receive coaching from other participants and the trainer on their slides – what’s working and what needs to change?

Delivering with passion

  • How to ensure that you are the presentation, not your slides
  • Unscripted individual presentations – practice activity

Creating and structuring an audience-centred presentation

  • Why the best presentations are audience-centred
  • Organising materials to make presentations relevant and compelling

Getting your key messages across

  • If you don’t get your key messages across clearly, you will never achieve the outcome you want
  • Reducing the pre-prepared individual presentations from 3 minutes to just 90 seconds – individual activity

Managing audience attention spans

  • How to keep your audience engaged
  • How attention typically varies throughout a presentation
  • Review the structure of the 90-second presentations and improving them – group activity

Actions and next steps

  • Review
  • Personal action planning
  • Next steps

Course delivery details


Designed as a highly interactive 45-minute webinar for groups of 6 to 8, or 60 minutes for groups of up to 12, or 90 minutes for groups of up to 20.

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At Maximum Performance, we are passionate about improving the performance of individuals, teams and organisations. Our extensive portfolio of courses are offered via a range of flexible delivery options - including public courses, in-house training, webinars and virtual classrooms. We...

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23 The Foresters Burgundy House
AL5 2FB Harpenden Hertfordshire

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