Topic outline

  • Presentation Skills

    This course covers systematic techniques and methodologies on presentation skills for all employees and senior staff whose job requires to conduct presentations, whether within the organization or to customers or the public. It is also valuable for underdevelopment employees and for those who needs to communicate ideas to their colleagues, customers or business associates and for those who need to enhance their abilities to communicate, persuade and deliver presentation. Some experience using PowerPoint is helpful.

    Presentation Skills

    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on presentation skills Understand and have practiced the different presentation stages
      Preparing the presentation, identifying the purpose of presentation, audience, structure, script and rehearsing and deciding presentation strategy Delivering the presentation
      Establishing eye contact and rapport, be confident and engage audience through decided presentation strategy Communicate effectively using correct content, slides and visual support
      Understand and have practiced how to use different presentation techniques to capture participant's attention Understand techniques and have practiced how to overcome fear of presenting
      Use techniques to enhance voice and communication skills Managing voice, breathing and projecting voice with ease and making full resonant sound
      Experiencing the benefits of correct posture Understand post presentation and obtain and incorporate feedback in future presentations
      Create effective presentations and apply communication modes used in presentations Carryout effective presentation techniques, use visual aids, keep it short and simple (kiss) and use the rule of three
      Rehearse, tell stories and anecdotes, don’t put your speaker notes up on the screen and video yourself Identify the next slide, have a back-up plan, check out the presentation room and speak with confidence
      Develop key presentation skills and apply attention-getting openings and compelling closings Plan, prepare and structure own presentation, build an effective presentation and illustrate a communication model
      Identify the barriers to communication and apply the construction and design process Use mind mapping as a presentation tool and guidelines for creating mind maps
      Shape the presentation, design high impact slides and apply general evaluation criteria Communicate the main points, prepare to present with confidence and develop own unique speaking style through projecting power and conviction in voice
      Apply earnestness and conviction and recognize your conduct as speaker and things to avoid as speaker Review main checklist, apply voice improvement and describe the characteristics of a good speaker
      Check the things to do as a speaker before the meeting including the presentation room and review reminders Avoid unusual circumstances, apply real-world business presentations, communicate the main points and make your message stick
      Apply various techniques to recover from mistakes, enhance your confidence, add interactivity to your presentation and build rapport with audience Manage different audience, energize presentations with questions and get people to participate
      Plan your questions carefully, give instructions step-by step, monitor the energy, get the audience back and show the value from their participation Participate without speaking and apply simple techniques to persuade, influence and encourage others
      • Course Description

        Presentation skills is a highly interactive course designed to provide participants with all the skills necessary to effectively present a variety of communication-based session ranging from holding a motivational talk to presenting a safety toolbox talk the delegates will additionally be exposed to presenting their ideas to a management committee. They will be equipped with the latest trends and techniques on how to prepare, organize and deliver these talks with confidence and success. Whether you’ve been training for a while or never stepped onto a platform before, you will learn how to build your confidence as a presenter with useful approaches on how to manage your fears, engage your audience, maximize their participation, and deal with challenging situations and difficult people that you may encounter on your training sessions.
        Further, the course will also discuss the impact of effective communication and the important aspects to focus on in the workplace; avoiding misunderstanding, providing direction, applying healthy culture, encouraging accountability and improving internal communications; getting employees buy-in, making objectives and goals public, using on-line tools instead of meetings, establishing regular processes and training people in the language of sharing; using mobile tools; surveying the employees; the passive, aggressive and assertive; practice giving assertive responses; dealing with demands and criticism; and giving and receiving compliments
        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of presentation skills. It covers the effective presentations and communication modes used in presentations; the visual aids, keeping it short and simple (kiss) and the use the rule of three; rehearsing and telling stories and anecdotes; identifying the next slide, having a back-up plan, checking out the presentation room and speaking with confidence; developing key presentation skills; applying attention-getting openings and compelling closings; planning, preparing and structuring own presentation; building an effective presentation; the communication model; the barriers to communication and the construction and design process; using mind mapping as a presentation tool; and the guidelines for creating mind maps.
        The improved presentation skills filter down to all employees he/she is interacting or delivering a presentation. These presentation skills course can thus benefit an entire company while only directly affecting one or a few persons. This is the multiplication effect in action. The participants will take back what they have seen and use it in planning presentations for their own company.
        During this interactive course, participants will learn to shape the presentation, design high impact slides and apply general evaluation criteria; communicate the main points, prepare to present with confidence and develop own unique speaking style through projecting power and conviction in voice; apply earnestness and conviction and recognize your conduct as speaker and things to avoid as speaker; review main checklist, apply voice improvement and describe the characteristics of a good speaker; check the things to do as a speaker before the meeting including the presentation room and review reminders; avoid unusual circumstances, apply real-world business presentations, communicate the main points and make your message stick; apply various techniques to recover from mistakes, enhance your confidence, add interactivity to your presentation and build rapport with audience; manage different audience, energize presentations with questions and get people to participate; plan your questions carefully, give instructions step-by step, monitor the energy, get the audience back and show the value from their participation; and participate without speaking and apply simple techniques to persuade, influence and encourage others.
        • Module 01 - Introduction & Creating Effective Presentations

          Contents:
            • Presentation Skills
            • Course Objectives
            • Module 1 Introduction & Creating Effective Presentations
            • A Course Summary
            • Course Philosophy
            • Sample Speech Outline
            • Video: 5 Reasons Why Presentation Skills are Important
            • Introduction & Overview
            • Presentation = Communication
            • Communication
            • Communication Modes Used in Presentations
            • Presentations: The Ideal
            • Communication Ideals
            • Video: How to Do a Presentation - 5 Steps to a Killer Opener
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 02 - Effective Presentation Techniques

            Contents:
              • Video: How to Start a Presentation
              • Video: How to Create an Effective Presentation
              • Module Quiz
            • Module 03 - Speaking With Confidence

              Contents:
                • Video: 5 Tips for Building Your Self-confidence
                • Developing Key Presentation Skills
                • Attention-Getting Openings
                • Compelling Closings
                • Video: How to Speak in Meetings with Confidence and Authority
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 04 - Planning, Preparing and Structuring Own Presentation

                Contents:
                  • Building an Effective Presentation
                  • A Communication Model
                  • Video: How to Talk and Prepare a Powerful Presentation
                  • Barriers to Communication (Noise)
                  • The Construction and Design Process
                  • Guidelines for Creating Mind Maps
                  • Shaping the Presentation
                  • Designing High Impact Slides
                  • Video: Structuring an Effective Presentation
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 05 - Mind Mapping as a Presentation Tool

                  Contents:
                    • Video: Powerful Presentation Skills: What's the Story of Your Presentation?
                    • Guidelines for Creating Mind Maps
                    • Shaping the Presentation
                    • Designing High Impact Slides
                    • Video: Powerful Presentation Skills: Balance Your Message & Your Time Limit
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 06 - Evaluation

                    Contents:
                      • General Evaluation Criteria
                      • Evaluation Criteria for “Sincerity”
                      • Evaluation Criteria for “Organizing Your Presentation”
                      • Video: Presentation Skills - How to Improve your Presentations
                      • Evaluation Criteria for “Use of Voice”
                      • Evaluation Criteria for “Show Us”
                      • Evaluation Criteria for “Skills Application”
                      • Evaluation Criteria for the “Persuasion” Presentation
                      • Video: How to Practice a Speech or Presentation
                      • Module Quiz
                    • Module 07 - Communicating the Main Points

                      Contents:
                        • Preparing to Present with Confidence
                        • Developing Own Unique Speaking Style – Projecting Power & Conviction in Voice
                        • Earnestness and Conviction
                        • How To Give a Great Presentation – 7 Video: Presentation Skills and Tips to Leave an Impression
                        • Your Conduct as Speaker
                        • Things to Avoid as Speaker
                        • Word of Caution when Preparing Your Presentation
                        • Main Checklist
                        • Voice Improvement
                        • Video: DO's and DON'Ts in making presentation more effective
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 08 - Characteristics of a Good Speaker

                        Contents:
                          • Video: Presenting and Public Speaking Tips - How to Improve Skills & Confidence
                          • Things to do as a Speaker Before the Meeting
                          • The Presentation Room
                          • Reminders
                          • Cruel and Unusual Circumstances
                          • Real-World Business Presentations
                          • Communicating The Main Points
                          • Making Your Message Stick
                          • Techniques to Recover from Mistakes
                          • Enhancing Your Confidence
                          • Video: How to Deliver an Effective Presentation
                          • Module Quiz
                        • Module 09 - Adding Interactivity to Your Presentation

                          Contents:
                            • Video: Powerful Presentation Skills: Focus on Your Audience
                            • Adding Interactivity to Your Presentation
                            • Audience-Centred Delivery
                            • Building Rapport with Audience
                            • Managing Different Audience
                            • Video: Powerful Presentation Skills: Manage Your Anxiety
                            • Module Quiz
                          • Module 10 - Energizing Presentations With Questions

                            Contents:
                              • Video: Killer Presentation Skills
                              • Simple Techniques to Persuade, Influence & Encourage Others
                              • Presentation Experience
                              • Video: Powerful Presentation Skills: Knowledge + Communication = Success
                              • Module Quiz
                            • Post-Test

                              Kindly complete the post-test to assess your knowledge about the topic after the course.