Middlesex University

Professional Presentation Skills

Middlesex University
In London (England)

Price on request

Important information

Typology Short course
Location London (England)
Duration 1 Day
Start Different dates available
  • Short course
  • London (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Day
  • Start:
    Different dates available

You'll learn how to deliver information while achieving maximum impact, including the best way to use software such as PowerPoint. Ideal for the inexperienced speaker or anyone wanting to improve their communication skills, the course provides highly practical advice, addressing the common problems people face when making a presentation. You'll enhance your communication skills in any business situation, from training internal staff to building a rapport with potential clients.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

By the end of the session, you'll be able to:

Identify the objectives of the presentation, the intended audience and any constraints such as timing or location

Plan presentations, including logistics, style, structure, content and media

Prepare presentations using standard software and non IT methods

Prepare your location, equipment and materials

Deliver presentations effectively, adapting to circumstances as relevant

Respond appropriately to questions

Review your performance, and develop your presentation skills accordingly

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Where and when
Starts Location
Different dates available
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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Starts Different dates available
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
See map

What you'll learn on the course

Presentation Skills
Communication Skills
Communication Training
Ms PowerPoint
Skills and Training
Interviewing Skills
computer software
Managing Individuals
performance improvement
Evaluation techniques

Course programme

The one day course covers key topics to help you reach your full potential:
Relevance of objectives, audience and contexts in relation to presentations
Options and constraints applicable to presentation, including time, duration, venue, equipment, language
Use of standard computer software, such as Microsoft PowerPoint
Non IT visual aids for presentations such as overhead projectors, models, handouts and demonstrations
Techniques for effective and flexible delivery
Techniques for controlling and responding to questions
Evaluation techniques (self and others) and performance improvement.
This course is part of the Institute for Work Based Learning (IWBL) Management Series. Other workshops include:
Interviewing Skills
Managing and Delivering Training
Personal Development and Effectiveness
Recruitment and Selection
Sales and Negotiation Skills

Completion of four of the workshops in this series and a Work Based Learning Report leads to a Middlesex University Certificate in Personal and Professional Development NQF Level 4.