All those who need to make presentations, give talks or speak to groups
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Prepare a logical presentation
- Maintain interest and understanding when speaking
- Use appropriate visual aids
- Make presentations with more confidence
This course is highly participative with group discussions and practise in presenting information
Delegates will be asked to deliver a 10-15 minute presentation in the afternoon preferably on a work-related topic. Some time will be allowed on the programme for preparation but it would be beneficial to gather background information and prepare some visual aids in advance.
Welcome and Introductions
Making a Presentation
Identification of the common problems associated with speaking to groups.
Preparing to Speak
The why, what, who, where, when and how to structure and prepare the presentation. The skills required - words, voice and body language
Skills of Speaking to Groups
How to add interest and colour to the talk through the use of rhetorical devices, visual aids etc Controlling nerves and handling questions confidently
Practical Session (see above) followed by Summary and Action Planning