Effective Presentation Skills  Short Courses

This workshop will give delegates a systematic method for ensuring their presentations are effective.  Participants will understand why they get nervous before presentations and be given techniques for coping constructively with their nerves.  The course aims to improve the quality of participants’ presentations and make public speaking a more enjoyable, positive experience.

Course Information

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Tbc 09:30 Full day £180.00 CS6071 Register Interest

Tutor Info

Rob Dazely is a highly experienced manager, coach, mentor and a personal skills and management trainer/facilitator. He has more than 25 years’ experience of senior management, strategic planning, managing change and improving performance.

He set up his own business, Frenchmill Training, in 2003 and has worked mainly with the university sector and private companies.


This course is designed for anyone who has to speak to groups, whether to colleagues, senior managers or the public.

What will I learn?

Delegates who complete this course will understand why they get nervous and receive techniques on how to cope with their nerves. They will know how to prepare and structure a presentation and appreciate the elements of an effective presentation. They will be given tips on the effective use of their voice and visual aids. They will gain constructive feedback to enable them to improve their performance as a public speaker.

Teaching and Assessment

Participative, there will be exercises to practise the skills learnt. Confidentiality will be respected. Power point slides will be used to back up each session. Comprehensive handouts will be provided. Equality issues will be at the core of the training and will be raised and discussed when appropriate.

Recommended Reading

Chambers desktop guides – ‘Professional Presentations’ Author: Rob Dazely ISBN number: 0-550-10242-6

Leads To...

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

  • Understand speaker’s nerves and how to cope with them
  • Have guidelines for preparing a presentation
  • Know how to structure and deliver a presentation effectively using visual aids
  • Gain experience of preparing and delivering a presentation
  • Receive constructive feedback in order to improve their presentation skills

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