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PRESENTATION SKILLS FAST TRACK

The best solution for Presentation Skills Training Courses

A hands-on one-day course with free e-learning revision after your training and pre-course online skills testing
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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 11 modules


COURSE AIMS
This intensive one-day workshop teaches delegates the essential skills necessary to plan and build presentations, then to deliver them in the most effective way.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Anyone who needs to present to audiences in any environment. The course focuses on a wide range of topics and will be extremely useful to new and experienced presenters alike.

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:  Course Introduction and Overview
MODULE 2:  Preparing Your Presentation: Overview
Learning outcomes:
Learn how to set clear, focused objectives by understanding your topic and your audience, and then build the structure.
Topics covered:
  • Setting Your Objectives (Answering the WHY)
  • Knowing Your Audience (Answering the WHO)
  • Building the Structure (Answering the WHAT)
MODULE 3:  Setting Your Objectives
Learning outcomes:
The keys to understanding purpose, identifying desired outcome and the style that will be most effective are well discussed in this section.
Topics covered:
  • What Are You Trying To Do?
  • Identifying your Objective
  • Discussion
MODULE 4:  Knowing Your Audience
Learning outcomes:
Examine and define your audience to ensure the greatest impact is through asking the right questions. In this module we cover the most popular.
Topics covered:
  • A Basic Definition of your Audience
  • Understanding Your Audience
  • Focus, Plan, and Convey
  • Audience Profile
MODULE 5:  Building the Structure
Learning outcomes:
Understand the consequences of poor planning through to the benefits of cohesion, aims and adaptability. Structure can consist of three key protocols that are easily defined.
Topics covered:
  • The Consequences of Bad Preparation
  • The Three Benefits of a Plan
  • Presentation Structure: an Overview
MODULE 6:  Timing Your Presentation
Learning outcomes:
Learn how to avoid the pitfalls of distractions which cause you to over-run, and ways to stay on track
Topics covered:
  • How to prevent over-running
MODULE 7:  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 8:  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 9:  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 Traps
MODULE 10:  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 11:  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
RELATED COURSES

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

Delivering Presentations with Confidence

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

Delivering Presentations with Confidence

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Overview of Communication
  • Presentation: First Impressions
  • Controlling Your Nerves
  • Our Body Language
  • Handling Questions and Answers
  • Conversational Style
  • Rules for Effective Speaking
  • The Importance of Voice
  • Presentation Practice

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
PRESENTATION SKILLS FAST TRACK COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.5 out of 5  BASED ON 23 REVIEWS

Cheryl Henry, Feb 28 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Excellent trainer, very knowledgeable and experienced and added some humour to the day."

 
Dawn Dewhurst , Jan 26 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "Very good Trainer."

 
Simona Lendelova, Jan 26 2017
Course rating of 4 stars "I enjoyed the course, trainer was very helpful and willing to answer all questions."

 
Lisett Brown, Dec 6 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "The tutor was so engaging and knowledgeable. I feel very much inspired after this training session. Thank you!"

 
Jens Full, Dec 6 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "Interesting day not what I expected: learnt a few things about myself along the way, too."

 
Danny Mormone, Dec 6 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "I would just like to give a motional regarding the excellent way Roy conducted the course in a manner which I really understood virtually everything that was relayed from the course and it's content."

 
Brenda Fraser, Sep 27 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "The trainer was very knowledgeable."

 
Joanna Becker , Sep 22 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Overall it was a good experience and I am glad I went along!"

 
Jamie Wilde, Sep 6 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "Martin was a brilliant trainer who really understood the team's requirements."

 
Keisha Swaby, Sep 1 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Great Trainer with an abundance of understanding on the subject matter - Thanks Val for an amazing day of learning."

 
Steve Collins , Jun 14 2016
Course rating of 5 stars "Tutor was excellent"

 
Imran Ishaq, Apr 12 2016
Course rating of 4 stars "Great tutor. bespoke the course to our individual needs."

 
Charlotte Baynes , Dec 3 2015
Course rating of 5 stars "It was brilliant and i would happily be trained by this trainer again, she was supportive, attentive and very very informative."

 
Harry Matthews , Dec 3 2015
Course rating of 4 stars "Trainer was excellent"

 
Carla Shelton, Oct 22 2014
Course rating of 4 stars "Graham was an excellent trainer, very enthusiastic and encouraging. I learnt a lot from him and now feel better prepared for giving a presentation. "

 

MORE INFORMATION FOR
PRESENTATION SKILLS FAST TRACK

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 skills training 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 workbooks (and lunches if it's at our centre)
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 and a free buffet lunch will be provided, but please note that, as a training company who relies on caterers, we are unable to reliably provide for differing dietary requirements, so if you are in any doubt then please bring your own.   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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PRESENTATION SKILLS FAST TRACK

We can enhance your skills with training for 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 skills courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering presentation skills fast track all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of training courses for presentation skills 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 Training Courses for Presentation Skills from Activia.

Why not contact us today to see how we can help with providing your presentations and public speaking courses ?


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