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City’s popular Presentation Skills short course has given countless people the confidence to give winning speeches. This course is aimed at anyone nervous making speeches, whether that is for the workplace or a wedding!
Being able to stand up and speak confidently to an audience is an essential life skill. Many participants attend because they realise that will not be able to advance in their careers if they continue to avoid opportunities to speak in public, but have not yet overcome their fears.
Alternatively, some participants are already competent but understand that developing mastery will enable them to demonstrate real leadership within their organisations and with external stakeholders
This interactive presentation skills course helps you develop skills for crafting persuasive presentations and delivering speeches with lasting impact. The programme combines insights and techniques for an effective preparation process with opportunities to put these into practice.
Taught over 8 weeks as evening classes, the course offers flexibility combined with expert tuition to take public speaking to the next level.
This interactive and practical Presentation Skills short course helps you prepare your message or speech and get ready for the challenge, with constructive feedback from the tutor and the rest of the group throughout the course.
We have had many successful students enrol and take the learnings and skills from the course and put them into practice. Enrolling on the Presentation Skills course can really make a difference to public speaking confidence and skills.
“ Excellent tutor, very good course. Interesting and motivating ”
“ City’s location is great for professionals working in London and [the tutor] is an exceptional talent to have as a teacher – her skills get a 10/10 from me. ”
Over the duration of the Presentation Skills short course, you will learn to develop an effective preparation process, including:
Introductions & Objectives
How to prepare your message for presentation
How to prepare yourself for a presentation – Part 1
How to prepare yourself for a presentation – Part 2
Connecting it up
Please wear comfortable clothes you can move freely in as these weeks will contain gentle physical exercises. I suggest trousers for women.
Good written and spoken English are required on this Presentation Skills course.
Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions, as guided by your tutor.
Karen Glossop was born in Toronto, Canada. She read Classics at Cambridge University and trained as an actor at Mountview. Since 1997, Karen has been developing people’s skills in public speaking, influencing and leadership.
She trains groups and coaches individuals across the corporate, public and non-profit sectors.
Under the banner of Resonance Training, Karen has worked with varied clients including: TfL; TechUK; SOAS; Birkbeck Institute of Social Research; eircom, Ireland; PwC; Harrison Varma; Broadley Speaking; Forrester Research; Eduserv; House of Commons; Totality; Barclays Bank; Domestic & General; Invesco Global; Johnson & Johnson; Rio Tinto; Citizens Advice Bureau.
Karen is a Consultant at the Centre of Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School.
She also contributes regularly as a tutor on leadership programmes at London Business School and Said Business School, Oxford.
As well as working as a training consultant, Karen is co-artistic director of award-winning theatre company, Wishbone.