Presentation Skills Workshop

This is an open programme and in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.


This two-day presentation skills workshop course is all about elevating your presentations to the next level. Whether it is overcoming fears, improving on your formula for structuring a rational persuasive argument or making it captivating to the audience, this is the course for you. Over the two days we will recap on the fundamentals of organising information coherently, writing and designing an effective presentation, assessing the correct length and pitch, and practising to perfect again any challenges that impede you. There will be plenty of opportunity to tweak to both individual and organisational requirements as well and develop personal styles with a lot of individual tuition.

Who is the course suitable for?

Anyone looking to improve on their style and confidence when presenting.

How will you benefit from attending?
You will learn how to organise and structure information coherently; how to present your case clearly in a logical way so that what you are saying flows and makes sense; how to use techniques that help with persuasion; overcome your nerves and gain confidence; you’ll get plenty of opportunity to practise in a supportive learning environment; and you’ll learn that giving presentations can be a very enjoyable new professional skill.

Course objectives and learning outcomes

  • Learn how to have a clear structure to create compelling presentations
  • Effective use of the basic multimedia tools
  • Ensuring presentations are impactful and memorable
  • Convey complex information clearly and coherently
  • Build your confidence and authority in front of an audience
  • Handle questions effectively, and deal with your audience in a friendly and compelling way


Day One
Welcome and Introductions

Session One Preparation & Structure
Overview of the main principles, with practice examples

Session Two Constructing and Delivering a captivating presentation
Methods to learn and follow for coherence in organising and delivering what you need to communicate, with facilitated individual or small group exercises


Session Three Dealing with nerves / confidence issues
Learn and try some tried and tested approaches for dealing with nerves and building confidence, and learn how you can adapt these to suit you personally


Session Four Conveying Complex information
Examine and work through what you need to do to make sure that you understand what you’re trying to convey, and how to structure it so that all your diverse audiences can also follow and understand what you’re telling them, and what you want them to take in and remember

Session Five Keeping audience attention
Tips and techniques that are commonly used to keep people’s attention, how you can adapt these to suit you and your specific context, with practice examples and the opportunity to try some of these out on the group

Final Questions and Discussion
Close of Day One

Day Two
Session One Persuasion tools

Analyse and practise how to use a variety of tried and tested techniques what work, and learn how you can adapt these to make them work well for you

Session Two Use of voice and body language
Learn some of the important physical elements of making any kind of presentation, whether to a small or large group, and how you may usefully adopt these yourself


Session Three Dealing with questions and challenging attendees
Learn and practise how to prepare well so that you are on top of your brief, how to think on your feet, how to stay calm and constructive, and what approaches work best, and how you make make the most effective use of this in your own context


Day Two afternoon practise sessions

Facilitated group and individual sessions to practise Preparing, writing and delivering presentations and taking questions to the rest of the group, with trainer and peer feedback

Final Questions and Discussion
Close of the Course

This is an open programme and in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.