Presentation Skills - Two Day

Overview:

This two-day workshop will explore the key elements in developing a workshop to make a professional presentation to an audience. It will allow participants to investigate issues of; planning the presentation; the use of verbal and non-verbal skills during the presentation; the effective use of visual aids to enhance rather that detract from the main messages; and provide strategies for dealing with nerves. The workshop will also assist participants to develop an interactive presentation style with their audiences through an understanding of active listening skills, questioning technique and the use of group processes. There will be opportunities provided during the two days for participants to practice these skills and receive feedback on their performance.

Purpose:

The workshop will assist participants to effectively plan and present information to others.

 Planned Outcomes:

 On completion of this workshop participants will more effectively be able to:

  • Identify key elements of successful presentations.
  • Plan a presentation.
  • Use verbal and non-verbal communication skills within a workshop context.
  • Develop focus questions.
  • Use group processes to encourage participant interaction and develop understanding.
  • Use visual aids to enhance their presentations.
  • Facilitate group discussion by listening actively to their audience.
  • Understand the impact of change in a workshop context.
  • Cope with difficult people and situations that may occur during a presentation.
  • Deliver a presentation