Courses for Presentations from Activia

Delivering Presentations with Confidence

A 1-Day Training Course

Course Content


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!

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.

Who Should Attend

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.

Course Outline
This course is a 1-day training course structured into 10 modules.
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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