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DELIVERING PRESENTATIONS WITH CONFIDENCE

The best solution for Presentation Courses

A hands-on one-day course with free e-learning revision after your training and pre-course online skills testing. Free bespoke course design is also available for private classes if the content needs to be adjusted
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

Blended learning
FREE E-LEARNING REVISION

Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes and standard on-site/private classes (not available for bespoke courses) .

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 10 modules

COURSE AIMS
This workshop is aimed entirely at how to deliver effective presentations. It pays particular attention to the importance of body language, effective speaking and the factors of voice, and has sessions on handling questions and answers, and controlling your nerves. The day ends with the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice by delivering a short presentation in relaxed and supportive surroundings.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Anyone who needs to present to audiences in any environment. This workshop will benefit newcomers and old hands alike, providing a structured and well-organised framework in which to acquire or develop the skills necessary to deliver effective presentations.

REMEMBER:

One extra sale, one decision that is made in your favour - just one successful result - will repay the cost of this course many times over. The boost you get to your skill levels and self confidence is unquantifiable!


MODULE 1:  Introduction and Course Overview
MODULE 2:  Overview of Communication
Learning outcomes:
Examine the three parts of communication and address the positive aspects that can help create the impact you want.
Topics covered:
  • The Three Parts of Communication
  • Your Competition
MODULE 3:  Presentation: First Impressions
Learning outcomes:
Understand how to control those critical first assumptions and judgements that others can make.
Topics covered:
  • First impressions last
MODULE 4:  Controlling Your Nerves
Learning outcomes:
Transferring fear into enjoyment is the crucial ability that can affect every speaker and this module builds an excellent approach through analysing key components.
Topics covered:
  • Overcoming Your Fears
  • Thinking Positive
  • Being Realistic
  • Taking Control
  • Sticky Situations
  • Paying Attention to Your Appearance
  • Tips to Combat Nerves
  • Nervousness Presentation
MODULE 5:  Our Body Language
Learning outcomes:
Understand the importance of non-verbal communication and learn how to use positive aspects to maximise impact.
Topics covered:
  • First Impressions
  • Non Verbal Factors of Communication
  • Avoiding the Body Language Traps
MODULE 6:  Handling Questions and Answers
Learning outcomes:
Learn how every interaction is an opportunity, from dealing with questions to managing answers that can encourage further discussion.
Topics covered:
  • Asking Questions
  • Types of Questions
  • How to Ask Questions
  • Handling Delegates' Answers
  • Dealing with Room Questions
  • Managing the Question-and-Answer Period
MODULE 7:  Conversational Style
Learning outcomes:
Learn how to expand on our current conversational styles and develop better understanding of how to improve and gain interest.
Topics covered:
  • The Importance of Communication Skills
  • Starting Conversations
  • Developing a Good Conversational Style
MODULE 8:  Rules for Effective Speaking
Learning outcomes:
Discover guidelines that will help you strengthen a more natural style, from how we use words to unique phrases and common sayings.
Topics covered:
  • The Use of Words
  • Good Manners
MODULE 9:  The Importance of Voice
Learning outcomes:
Understand the factors that can affect the voice and how to ensure optimum conditions are better managed.
Topics covered:
  • Factors Affecting the Voice
  • Achieving Optimum Conditions for Speech
  • Using Your Voice
MODULE 10:  Presentation Practice
Learning outcomes:
Review the components that are used to construct a presentation and by following the guidelines and templates, gives an opportunity for you to present your own.
Topics covered:
  • Presentation Preparation
  • Presentation Delivery
  • Presentation Evaluation
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COURSE OUTLINE
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  • Course Introduction and Overview
  • Preparing Your Presentation: Overview
  • Setting Your Objectives
  • Knowing Your Audience
  • Building the Structure
  • Timing Your Presentation
  • Overview of Communication
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  • Our Body Language
  • The Importance of Voice
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Developing Powerful Presentations

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

Developing Powerful Presentations

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Preparing Your Presentation: Overview
  • Setting Your Objectives
  • Knowing Your Audience
  • Making Your Listener Hear You
  • Factual Content
  • Building the Structure
  • The Introduction
  • The Main Body of Your Presentation
  • Expanding a Basic Plan
  • The Conclusion
  • Timing Your Presentation
  • Your Personal Action Plan

Presentation Skills Basics (Half Day)

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: half day]

Presentation Skills Basics (Half Day)

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Overview of Communication
  • Presentation: First Impressions
  • Controlling Your Nerves
  • Our Body Language
  • The Importance of Voice
  • Your Personal Action Plan

DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR
DELIVERING PRESENTATIONS WITH CONFIDENCE COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.5 out of 5  BASED ON 63 REVIEWS

Elizabeth Davis, Sep 28 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "The trainer was particularly good and I appreciated that she tailored what she was teaching us to what we wanted to get out of the day. Delivering a complete and engaging training course without relying on computers in anyway was particularly refreshing."

 
Jacqueline Lewis, Sep 14 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Very pleased about the day and the elements covered."

 
Temi Osomo, Sep 14 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "Terry is a wonderful and funny trainer! "

 
Melinda Hayward , Sep 14 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Good facilitation of course. Useful technics shared"

 
Emma Russell, Sep 1 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "Viviane was a fantastic instructor who gave her own experiences and gave guidance to mine. There was a tailored approach to how I interpreted the course and so the conversation and the sections flowed on really well. "

 
Clive Wildman, Aug 31 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "John is an interesting and knowledgable trainer"

 
Richard Pearce , Aug 24 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Thank you. A very useful "

 
Andrew Simpson , Aug 4 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "A most enjoyable day. Only two of us as delegates so relaxed and informal. Excellent tutor."

 
Samuel Goswell, Jul 6 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "The course was brilliant and I would definitely do it again."

 
Dina Sayko, Jul 6 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "it was brilliant - very well structured, helpful and engaging, with a lot of interactivity "

 
Lucy Horne , Jun 22 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "The trainer was very effective in his approach giving guidance and instilling confidence. The day went very quickly I throughly enjoyed the training and have come away with a set of skills that I can actively put to work."

 
Nicola Faley, Jun 15 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Graham was able to keep the audience engaged, it was good that he was able to 'react' be impromptu and change direction to suit the moment and then come back to topic, I found it to be informative and very good. "

 
Brenda Waardenburg, May 25 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "I was the only person on the course, which was great from a conversational and question point of view. It also meant the day was tailored to me."

 
Linda Woolley, May 19 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "The training lady was very good, kind and understanding"

 
tara young , Apr 25 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "very enjoyable time had"

 

MORE INFORMATION FOR
DELIVERING PRESENTATIONS WITH CONFIDENCE

Blended learning
FREE E-learning Revision

With our latest Presentation Skills courses, you get free e-learning revision for a full 12 months after your class so you can reinforce the knowledge you have gained.

Access is simple: go to www.activia.co.uk/login/ and log in using your email address.   This will give you free access to our e-learning revision modules.

Note: These have been developed and written exclusively by Activia to maximise effectiveness, by matching the e-learning exactly to what you cover in class.   We hope you have fun, on the day of the course and with honing your knowledge afterwards!

General Information

All Activia presentation courses have been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Presentation Skills training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Presentation Skills courses is 10 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 12 delegates.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 15 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the Presentation Skills course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Training location
Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
Speedy course booking
You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
Call us
if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itenerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With your Presentation Skills training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. With all Presentation Skills courses, you are also given 12 months access to free e-learning revision which will further help you to reinforce the lessons you have learned.

Every delegate on a Presentation Skills course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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DELIVERING PRESENTATIONS WITH CONFIDENCE

We can enhance your skills with courses in Business Presentations at any of our twelve training centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices: if you have groups of three or more staff who need training, this is a very convenient, flexible and cost effective option. Moreover, most of our presentation courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering delivering presentations with confidence all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of courses for presentations to ensure constantly improving standards of quality.   So you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give you a great return on your investment in Courses for Presentations from Activia.

Why not contact us today to see how we can help with providing your classes for presenting skills ?


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