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Influential Presentation Skills and Report Writing

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Introduction

Making a presentation or submitting a report means only one chance to make an impression that people will buy into. Understanding and knowing a subject is not enough to gain the trust and commitment of an audience. The presentation and documents must be well planned, clear and logical to avoid any doubts and loss of trust. This course will provide participants with skills to polish their presentation techniques and achieve personal and business goals through delivering an impressive presentation and improve clarity and effectiveness of report writing for better customer relations, clear communication and avoidance of misunderstandings.

Who should attend

This highly recommended course is designed for all personnel who wish to enhance their skills and capability for effective and influential presentations.

COURSE PROFILE

Introduction to Presenting

  • Identifying good and bad habits
  • Dealing with common fears

Planning and Preparing Effective Presentation

  • The key elements of good structure
  • Tips on dealing with nerves and building self-confidence
  • Using confident body language and eye contact

Delivering a Presentation

  • Speaking with confidence whilst reading audience body language
  • Conveying you message clearly and to the point: appreciating the do’s and don’ts

Public Speaking Techniques

  • Understand the dynamics of public speaking
  • Differences between presentations and public speaking
  • Understand how to use rhetorical techniques

Dealing with Spontaneous Situations

  • Thinking on your feet
  • Dealing with difficult audiences

Preparing and Conducting Effective Meetings

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Meeting structure
  • Meeting effectiveness

Report Writing

  • Developing a report
  • Structuring and delivering a written report
  • Analyse feedback for re-submission

Presentation and Speaking in Practice

  • Preparing and delivering a short presentation
  • Evaluation and feedback by group
SKILLS

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Critically assess their own presentation style
  • Overcome anxiety through adequate preparation and planning
  • Effectively apply tools and techniques essential for delivering well powerful and well structured presentations.
  • Engage and influence the audience while successfully maintaining their attention
  • Interact with the audience in a confident manner
  • Deliver authentic and inspirational presentations with an impact
  • Prepare and present a written report
  • Run and deliver productive meetings
COMPETENCIES
  • Conducting Meetings
  • Presentation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Report Writing
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