Business Presentation Skills

Presenting your message with impact is an essential business skill. Yet many lack confidence in front of an audience. Business professionals without effective presentation skills may face problems in selling their message.  Presenting, in order to ensure sales or buy-in, whether to potential clients, shareholders or colleagues, requires advanced communication skills.

WHY PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION SKILLS WILL ENHANCE YOUR CAREER AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Knowing your subject is not enough. The message needs to be conveyed with charisma, confidence and conviction
  • Projecting a positive, confident image of your company is essential in today’s competitive business world
  • Understanding the psychology of selling – whether it be a product or a concept – will enable you to close deals or achieve buy-in
  • Controlling your voice to render your message convincing and compelling is essential for maintaining audience interest
  • Communicating confidence through positive body language will increase your credibility
  • Structuring your presentation effectively is the key to persuading and influencing your audience.

Memorable learning is experiential.  We learn far more by doing than by simply listening.  The course involves a series of practical exercises that will reinforce this theory. On completion, each delegate will be given aDVD of the work they did during the course.

Objectives/Outcomes

By attending this course you will learn to:

  • Channel nervousness into positive energy
  • Use your voice for maximum impact
  • Understand the dynamics of body language
  • Communicate your/your organisations key strengths and differentiators and gain credibility
  • Get commitment
  • Construct presentations for maximum clarity and persuasiveness
  • Incorporate variety to hold your audience’s attention
  • Handle an unresponsive or aggressive audience
  • Present confidently in front of small and large audiences