Presentation Skills

Intended for:

Anyone that currently presents or is due to present to small or large groups.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  1. Plan a presentation keeping the audience in mind
  2. Develop clear objectives for their presentation
  3. Use 'attention grabbers' to enhance their opening
  4. Develop effective visual aids
  5. Use several different methods and tools for presenting
  6. Use positive presentation style behaviors
  7. Practice their skills of presenting

In a survey carried out amongst experienced, middle and senior executives, designed to determine the things that they feared most, public speaking came out as number one. Death was eighth on the list! So, most of us would rather die than stand up and present!

This session will provide learners with the ideas and techniques to help them feel more confident about presenting, and will help them to become an effective presenter.

This Presentation Skills training course focuses on the 'nuts and bolts' of presentations and provides a solid grounding in the processes and practices of effective presenting.

Learners are able to:

  1. Inspire people around them, bringing out the best in each and every individual.
  2. Inspire people around them, bringing out the best in each and every individual.
  3. Overcome communication barriers and improve working relationships.
  4. Create a positive work environment through proactive discussions.
  5. Improve their self-awareness when communicating and reduce office friction.
  6. Simply communicate quickly and efficiently, for overall organisational success.
  7. Keep their discussions focused on clear outcomes.

  • Announcements: Student's Dashboard
  • Email Support: Throughout the duration of the course, should you have any question or concern, feel free to message us.
  • Feedback/Response Time: 1-3 days

At the end of the entire course, an examination in a multiple-choice format will be given that will cover the entire programme with a total marking of 60 points.

A 70% passing rate of the assessment exam is needed to get the course certification.

  • Internet Access
  • Student Dashboard Login: Personal Username and Password

Problems and fears with Presentations

Looking at the past problems delegates have felt and seen with presentations. What their fears are and their likes and dislikes of presenting.

Qualities of an Effective Presenter

Identifying what makes a presenter good and analyzing the skills required.

Planning a Presentation

Key considerations when planning a presentation and planning around the audience.

Structuring Your Presentation

Considering the attention span of an audience and structuring the session around this. Using the ‘Communicating to Convince’ model to structure the presentation.

Opening Attention Grabbers

How to start a session with a bang.

Using Visual Aids

The do’s and don’ts regarding visual aids and making them effective.

Presentation Models and Tools

Identifying alternatives to PowerPoint.

Presentation Style

Considering their style, including; mannerisms, gestures, eye contact, voice and nerves.

Online Course
Online Test
Certificate of Completion from CPD, United Kingdom
Shipping cost of the certificate

Retake Test: US$60
Fee to Retake Your Test is US$60
If you pass your test, you will receive your Certificate from CPD with no additional cost.


  • Part 1: Presentation Skills
  • Part 2: Presentation Skills

Certified and Accredited by ICM (Institute of Commercial Management, United Kingdom) and CPD (Continuing Professional Development, United Kingdom).

ICM and CPD certifications mean your skills meet international requirements for company compliance programmes regarding continuing professional development.