In today’s highly competitive and fast paced business environment, it is essential to communicate effectively – be it to internal or external clients, local or international clients or up or down the corporate ladder. It is for this reason that this two-day Presentation Skills seminar is highly interactive and learner-centric, encompassing training, discussion and practice.
The aim is to aid participants in developing and perfecting their skills, enabling them to communicate their ideas in a clear, concise, confident and professional manner. It will also equip them with the tools to approach this important aspect of their work more confidently.
The modern presenter presents effectively. They are well prepared and focused on getting their point across, ensuring that time is not wasted. The presentation is relevant and tailored to their particular target audience. The audience receives, understands and remembers the message that is delivered.
This programme is designed for people wanting practical training, whether they are experienced presenters who want to refresh their core skills or for those wishing to learn how to be an effective, confident, dynamic professional presenter.
Benefits to You
At the end of the programme, you will:- · Be a more confident presenter · Have a clearer message through focused preparation · Be Objective-based, not Subjective-based · Communicate better · Be a Presenter, not a Speaker · Deliver with confidence · Talk to your audience and draw them in · Understand the key components of effective presentations and incorporate them in your own · Know that you are focused, prepared and ready to present
Programme Outline Learning Features The programme is highly interactive and practical with references to the types of presentations you make and to your target audiences. Tasks highlight learning goals, and the second day will be devoted to job related practices so that it will be directly relevant to the participants’ work environments.
Introduction Basic presentation misconceptions The communicative approach Image and Impression The difference between Presenting and Public Speaking
Pre-preparation The three essentials Becoming an Objective-based presenter
Preparation The 6 Step Approach The ‘unasked question’ technique
The Audience Audience profiling Importance of Industry and Expectation Cultural awareness of different styles and different expectations Basic criteria
Non-verbal Communication Creating a positive position Understanding the non-verbal code The essentials
Delivery Adopting a talking style Voice and breathing Tone, Pausing, Pitch and Intonation Clarity and pace Reducing nervousness
The Visual Component Audience-friendly PowerPoint Speaker-friendly PowerPoint Types of visuals and visual style Techniques for effective use of visuals
Preparing to Speak Being yourself Speaker aids Launching the presentation
David Artlett is a communication skills specialist with more than twenty years experience working as a consultant and trainer with multinational, local and regional companies in the Asia Pacific region.
His work has involved him with a wide range of disciplines from airlines to dot-com start ups, the financial sector to engineering, advertising and PR to education, shipping and the petro-chemical industry and the media and government bodies.
His background and experience in the psychology of communication, the media and corporate training, allows him to be a dynamic and empathetic trainer operating across a wide range of cultures, both national and corporate, and designation and gender.
Mr Artlett believes passionately that training of this nature is not only to impart the necessary skills but to empower the participants in growing their own individual talents and strengths to realise and maximise their individual potential.